Step into Farm Life without Leaving Kirksville City Limits

There’s Something Here for Everyone

2024 Fall SeasonThe adventure begins in:








About Us

Urban Gardens offers Kirksville and Northeast Missouri residents an authentic pumpkin patch, corn maze, and farm experience right within the city limits. The Bender family owns the land on which we grow pumpkins, gourds, corn, and other produce to sell at the farmer’s market.
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Our mission is to bring kids and families together because Kirksville doesn’t offer many options for affordable family fun. We hope Urban Gardens can bring joy to kids, students, and parents alike. Every year, we try to add something new and fun to the pumpkin patch. This year, you’ll enjoy our new Gathering Building for rest and shade while the kiddos play. We hope to see you soon!


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Corn Maze

This year’s maze is bigger than ever. Come find your way through over 2 acres of fun!

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Petting Zoo

Bunnies, goats, cows, horses, n’ more! A trip to the farm should always include time to meet all of the interesting farm animals in the Urban Gardens.

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Ghost Town

Stop by the jailhouse, casket shop, or old cemetery. Take some pictures, or just keep your eyes open for spooks.

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Harvest Games

From pumpkin tic tac toe to bean bag corn hole, there are plenty of fun games for kids of all ages.

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Grab yourself some hot cocoa, water, or homemade root beer. Drinks to cool you down or warm you up!

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Pony Rides

Enjoy a ride on one of our miniature ponies. (Available on weekends only.)

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Noah’s Ark

Run, jump, and have fun at the kid’s playground. Enjoy the boat or the wide-open area to play and be young at heart. Activities for kids of all ages!

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Train Ride

Not sure where to start? Hop onto the complimentary train ride and see all the attractions and activities.

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Fall Mums

If you’re looking for mums this fall, come on by and choose from multiple colors. All our mums come in 2-gallon pots. $15 a piece, or 2 for $25.


Per person (stay as long as you want)

**Cash or check only**

Children 2 and under are free!
Discounts with a valid student ID

To keep our space family friendly: please, no pets, smoking, or vaping allowed.

Large groups are welcome
School field trips are welcome by appointment


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