With September upon us, it’s time for the weather to start cooling off and for the fun fall activities the whole family looks forward to throughout the year. Dawson County is teeming with fall attractions, and several of the county’s most popular attractions are slated to open this week and next. Here are some of the important details to know so you can start planning your fall trips.
Burt’s Pumpkin Farm – 5 Burt’s Pumpkin Farm Road, Dawsonville, 30534
Burt’s Pumpkin Farm opens for pumpkin season on Wednesday, September 1. Burt’s has a large pumpkin farm with a large selection of pumpkins, hay walks through the farm, and a country store with baked goods and fall decorations.
The pumpkin patch and store will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily in September and October and the hay walks will be open weekends through September 15 and daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. after September 15.
From November 1 to 10, the pumpkin patch and store will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with November impound times to be announced.
Entrance to Burt’s Pumpkin Farm and parking are free. Hayride tickets cost $ 6 per person, with free entry for children two and under. Pets and firearms are not allowed in the attraction.
For more information on Burt’s Pumpkin Farm, visit https://www.burtsfarm.com/ or follow the attraction on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Burts-Pumpkin-Farm-153437540941/ .
Sunflowers Fausett Farms – 11336 GA-136, Dawsonville, 30534
Fausett Farms is getting ready to open its sunflower fields on Friday September 3rd. Just around the corner from Burt’s Pumpkin Farm, Fausett Farms offers hundreds of thousands of beautiful sunflowers for visitors to browse and snap photos.
The Sunflower Farm will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week, unless the weather is unsuitable for the opening of the attraction.
Admission to the sunflower field is $ 5 per person, with free admission for children under five. Professional photographers can book field sessions for $ 35 per shoot. The flowers are on sale for $ 2 each. Dogs on a leash are welcome to visit the estate with their owners.
For more information on Fausett Farms Sunflowers, visit https://www.fausettfarmssunflowers.com/ or follow the farm on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fausettfarmssunflowers/.
Uncle Shucks Corn Maze – 125 Bannister Road, Dawsonville, 30534
Uncle Shucks Corn Maze will open for its 2021 season on Saturday, September 11.
The attraction, entering its 20th operating season, features a 15-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, jumping mat, corn cannon, wagon rides, goat walk, a bonfire with marshmallows, a children’s maze, a mountain of tires, a gem mine and refreshments for purchase, as well as a haunted trail through the corn that will be open every Friday and Saturday night from month of October.
Uncle Shucks’ September hours are Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The hours of October are Sunday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
November hours are Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tickets for the regular Corn Maze are $ 15, tickets for the Haunted Trail are $ 20, and combined tickets for both are $ 25.
For more information on Uncle Shucks Corn Maze, visit https://uncleshucks.com/ or follow Uncle Shucks on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/UncleShucks/.