It's that time of year again -- time to get the kids around and head out to find the perfect pumpkin. Whether your on the search for the "Great Pumpkin" or just the perfect carving pumpkin, there are plenty of places to find what your looking for right in your own backyard --- or maybe a short drive away! Take a look at our list after the jump.

  • Spicer Orchards

    Fenton, MI

    If your looking for a great place to take the kids to get a pumpkin, look no further than Spicer Orchards in Fenton. Not only will you find pumpkins; you can take tours of the orchard, hayrides to pick fruit, watch the cider mill, donut production and more. They feature play areas for children, farm animals, inflatables, face painting and more. Don't miss out on there corn maze open daily from 9am to 6pm - September through October.

    Spicer Orchards Website
  • Flint Farmers Market

    Flint, MI

    The Flint Farmers Market is a great place to get pumpkins and any of your other fall decorations. All their pumpkins and other gourds are Michigan grown -- you can also get cider, donuts and other fall favorites. The Flint Farmers Market is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 5pm and Saturdays from 8am to 5pm.

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  • Montrose Orchards

    Montrose, MI

    Montrose Orchards is another great place to take the family to get pumpkins and other fall decorations. Montrose Orchards is just a short drive from Flint, but well worth it. They have great family focused events like; orchard tours, hay rides through their Pumpkin Fantasyland for both classrooms and families. For more information on the Montrose Orchards events call them at 810.639.6971.

    Montrose Orchards Website
  • Porter's Orchard

    Goodrich, MI

    Porter's Orchard in Goodrich has a great reason to go get your pumpkins from them -- a pumpkin cannon. You heard right, while your out there picking out your pumpkins with your kids, you can watch them chuck a pumpkin out of their cannon. If destroying a pumpkin isn't your thing -- no worries -- they have cider and donuts along with hayrides and a corn maze. Any way you look at it, everyone in your family will have a good time at Porter's Orchards.

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  • Blueberry Lane Farms

    Otter Lake, MI

    For those on the northeast side of Genesee County why not stop into Blueberry Lane Farms in Otter Lake? As the name states they have blueberries -- but during the fall season they will get you your pumpkin fix. They have hayrides available for the kids, and during the month of October check out their Halloween Happenings.

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