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Pumpkin Patches

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Fall in San Diego means warm days, cool nights, Halloween fun and, of course, pumpkin patches! Browse the list below to find the perfect pumpkin patch near you.

Bates Nut Farm

Bates Nut Farm

More than 50 years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch. Family and friends enjoy the tractor hayrides, & straw maze. They have a petting corral and Snows Pony Rides on Weekends & Weekdays staring October 9th as well!

Where: 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA 92082
Region: North Inland
When: September 23 - October 31, 2017
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Weekends: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free Admission. Pumpkin and activity prices vary. $5 Parking on October Weekends
> Find out more about Bate's Nut Farm

Belmont Park

Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt

Belmont Park is your one-stop-shop for all of your fall needs: Pumpkins included! When you purchase a pumpkin from Belmont Park, you can paint and decorate it for free! Let your inner artist out.

Where: 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Region: Mission Bay
When: October 1-31, 2017 (Fridays-Sundays)
Hours: 5:00 to 10:00 PM
Cost: Free admission. Rides and Some Activities - Varies.
> Find out more about the Boomont Park Fall Festival and Haunt

Children's Nature Retreat

The Great Annual Pumpkin Festival

Check out the Children's Nature Retreat's amazing 6 foot hay maze - an adventure for both kids and adults alike. Play the "rocking the hunt" game and win a prize! Visit their pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin!

Where: 5178 Japatul Spur, Alpine, CA 91901
Region: East County
When: October 6-31, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Cost: $15-$25. Pumpkin prices vary
> Find out more about The Great Annual Pumpkin Festival

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch

Oma's Pumpkin Patch

Over in Lakeside, Oma's Pumpkin Patch is offering fun for the whole family. The child admission includes a Jack Patch pumpkin, a bottle of water, covered hay rides, a hay bale maze, petting corral, kid-powered games, sand pile with toy trucks & tractors, and a large play area with the climbable Cottonseed Mountain.

Where: 14950 El Monte Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040
Region: East County
When: September 26 - October 31, 2017 (Tuesday-Saturday)
Hours: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Cost: Ages 1-13 - $10 per child. Ages 14 and Up - $5.

Pumpkin Express

Pumpkin Express

Join the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association in their Annual Pumpkin Express Halloween Celebration. Ride their decorated vintage railcars through the San Diego county mountains as fall descends upon Campo, CA. Walk through their themed Display Building complete with two haunted trains, a pumpkin patch, and our creepy cast of ghosts and ghouls.

Where: The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum - 750 Depot Street, Campo, CA 91906
Region: East County
When: October 14-29, 2017 (Saturday-Sunday)
Hours: Departures at 10:30 AM, 12:15 PM and 2:30 PM
Cost: $5-$18
> Find out more about the Pumpkin Express

Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Up near the small mountain town of Ramona is the Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch. Take some time to find the perfect carving or cooking pumpkin, get lost in the gigantic corn maze, launch an ear of corn out of a cannon, pet a few farm animals and add a few pictures of the kids on antique farm equipment to the scrapbook.

Where: 842 Hwy 78, Ramona, CA 92065
Region: North Inland
When: September 23 - October 31, 2017
Hours: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free admission. Pumpkin prices vary

Pumpkin Station

Pumpkin Station

All aboard...one of the six convenient Pumpkin Station locations (including the two actual farms) throughout San Diego County. At the Pumpkin Stations, kids can peruse for the perfect pumpkin while enjoying the kiddie rides, slides, inflatable play centers and petting zoo. At their two farms in Rancho Bernardo and Bonita, little pumpkin carvers will find a living pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals and a tractor-pulled haywagon ride.

Where:
Ranch Bernardo Farm: 13421 Highland Valley Road Escondido, CA 92025
Bonita Pumpkin Farm: 5354 Sweetwater Rd., Bonita, CA 91902
Del Mar Station - 15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014
Mission Valley Station - 1640 1/2 Camino Del Rio, No. San Diego, CA 92108
National City Station - 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd. National City, CA 91950
El Cajon Station - 415 Parkway Plaza El Cajon, CA 92020
Region: County Wide
When:
Rancho Bernardo Farm - October 1-31, 2017
Bonita Pumpkin Farm - October 1-31, 2017
Del Mar Station - September 29 - October 29, 2017
Mission Valley Station - September 29 - October 31, 2017
National City Station - September 29 - October 31, 2017
El Cajon Station - September 29 - October 31, 2017
Cost: Free admission. Ride tickets start at $2 (discounted ticket packages available)

Farm Stand West’s Pumpkin Patch

The Farm Stand West

All throughout the month of October, The Far Stand West will be hosting their own you-pick Pumpkin Patch! They also have two made-with-stones and a temporary third pumpkin Labyrinth for the Halloween season.

Where:
Farm Stand West - 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Fran's Original Farm Stand - 1980 Summit Dr, Escondido, CA 92027
Region: North Inland
When: September 30 - October 31, 2017
Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free admission, pumpkins vary

ABC Tree Farms Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

ABC Tree Farms Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

Offering inflatable amusements including bounce houses, giant slides and obstacle courses, Super Slide as well as different types of Pumpkins, Gourds, Pumpkin Accessories, Snacks, Beverages and more.

Where: 2205 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
Region: North Coastal
When: October 14-31, 2017
Time:
Sunday-Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday-Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Cost: Varies. Ride Wristbands: $12-$16

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