If you're searching for a delightful family outing this summer, Patterson Farm in Mount Ulla, N.C., offers an array of engaging activities sure to delight all ages. Open from June 10 to August 3, 2024, Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the farm provides a perfect mix of entertainment, education, and relaxation.


Summer Fun on the Farm

June 10 - August 3, 2024

Mondays - Saturdays

9 A.M. - 2 P.M.


What to Expect

Pick Your Own Strawberries
Until June 15, you can pick your own strawberries, a fun and tasty activity for the whole family. Be sure to come early as this is available while supplies last.


Animal Encounters
In the barnyard, get up close and personal with a variety of farm animals, including cows, chickens, goats, pigs, ducks, and peacocks. Each visitor receives one cup of animal feed to interact with the animals, enhancing the farm experience.


Patterson Barnyard


Pawpaw Carl’s Playground & Barnyard
Explore Pawpaw Carl’s Playground, featuring Big Red’s Slide, the Spider Web, a Farm to Table Play Area, and a Tractor Tire Mountain. The playground also has a Sand Pit Area, Music and Mud Pie Area, and a picnic space for a relaxing lunch. Children and adults alike will enjoy these engaging play areas.


Patterson Playground



Additional Information

  • Ticket Prices: $10 per person online (plus processing fees), $12 at the gate. Children under 2 enter for free.
  • Senior Discount: Seniors over 55 receive a 10% discount on admission or market purchases on Tuesdays.
  • Food and Ice Cream: Don’t miss the hand-dipped ice creams available at the farm, perfect for a summer treat.


Patterson Farm Market & Ice Cream


Visiting Patterson Farm is more than just a day out; it's an opportunity to create cherished family memories. From hands-on activities to animal interactions and delicious treats, Patterson Farm is the perfect summer destination. Plan your visit today and experience the joy of farm life!



Join us on the farm at Patterson this summer by reserving your tickets here, and find more summertime adventures in Rowan County on our event calendar.