Halloween comes to local farms

Local farms like Bauman Farms (above) and EZ Orchards (below) have begun offering pumpkins and festivities for the Halloween season.

The Salem Jeepers Trunk or Treat event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hops N Drops located in Keizer Station. 

The event will feature Halloween decorated Jeeps and will provide an opportunity for kids to trick-or-treat in a safe environment. The Keizer Chamber is currently taking candy donations at their office.

Trunk or Treat is free to attend and is open to anyone.

For any questions, call the Keizer Chamber at 503-393-9111. 

There are also a number of local of farms offering a multitude of halloween festivities.  

Bauman Farms

12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE, Gervais

(503) 792-3524

Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Farm store and pumpkin patch open seven days a week through Oct. 31. Three-acre corn maze, Pumpkin Hill, hay ride, many other activities

E.Z. Orchards Farm Market

5504 Hazelgreen Rd NE, Salem


HarvestFest through Oct. 30

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except Oct. 22)

Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except Oct. 31)

Hayrides: Monday-Friday, Noon-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, all day

Admission: $4

Corn maze, pumpkin patch

Fordyce Farms

7023 Sunnyview Rd NE, Salem


Two miles east of Cordon Road NE

Store and pumpkin patch open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

Haunted corn maze

Friday and Saturday, dusk to 9:30 p.m., admission $14 (not recommended for young children)

Vince Woods Farm

6435 62nd Ave. NE, Salem


East on Hazelgreen Rd NE, turn left on 62nd Ave. NE

Corn maze 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Free

Pumpkin patch

Squah, gourds, etc, available in the store