LA’s Top: Best Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles
Updated 9/2018. Fall is in the air and pumpkin patches are popping up on every corner in Los Angeles. But you don’t want a run-of-the-mill patch experience, do you? You want something extraordinary and special and most definitely not run-of-the-mill. We have curated a list of the best pumpkin patches in Los Angeles to get the best pumpkins and have tons of wholesome Fall family fun. Take your pick; you can’t go wrong with this list.
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Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Patch and Festival
4102 South University Drive, Pomona, CA 91768
Thousands of people flock to the annual Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival each year in excitement to pick their own pumpkin from the patch. This year’s festival will be on October 6th and 7th. The festival includes a petting zoo, insect fair, a corn maze, live entertainment and crazy contests. The Pumpkin Patch will be open from October 9th – 31st, 2018, closed on Mondays.
Underwood Family Farms Fall Harvest Festival
3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark, CA 93021
The Underwood Family Farms 21st Annual Harvest Festival will take place from September 29th through October 31st, 2018. The festivities will include live music, face painting, antique tractors on display, corn maze, hay rides, yummy food and of course pumpkins! Check the website for hours and prices (online, advance tickets are less expensive so plan early).
Forneris Farms Harvest Festival
15200 Rinaldi Street, Mission Hills, CA 91345
The Forneris Farms Harvest Festival is a terrific annual event during the month of October. Bring the whole family down for a full day of corn maze, tractor pulled train ride, pony rides, live entertainment, jumpy jumper, hay pyramid and so much more fun. Entry is free and parking is free in October, but activity attractions have a fee. Check the website for prices.
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch
10100 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
For a real LA experience, head on down to Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch where you can catch an inconspicuous glance of a celebrity or two and get a few pumpkins at the same time. Weekend admission fees count as credit towards the purchase of your pumpkin. (During the week, admission is free). They’re open from Oct. 5th – 30th, Sunday through Thursday 9 am – 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9 am – 9 pm. (Certain activities may have special hours).
Pa’s Pumpkin Patch
6701 East Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90803
Phone: (562) 596-7741
Pa’s Pumpkin Patch offers a family friendly country fair atmosphere with games, rides, haystacks, pony rides, petting zoo and plenty of pumpkins. Pa’s Pumpkin Patch opens September 28th. Weekend hours are 10 am to 9 pm Check their website for weekday hours.
Pumpkin Festival with Kidspace Children’s Museum
Brookside Park in front of Kidspace
360 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103
The 24th Annual Kidspace Children’s Museum Pumpkin Festival takes place on Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th. Families can play carnival games, make fall crafts, have their faces painted, and visit a petting zoo. There will be free live musical performances from a variety of performers, and some activities require purchased tickets. See website for details and prices.
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Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch
1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869
The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch offers wonderful pumpkins in the most gorgeous location in all of Orange County. Carnival type games, concessions, hay rides, face painting, cookie decorating, gold mining, train rides and so much more. The pumpkin patch is free, but activities some activities have a cost. See website for details. Open from September 15th to October 31st, 2018. You won’t want to miss the Great Pumpkin Weigh Off on Saturday, Septmber 22nd at 10 am when growers will compete for a $5,000 cash prize for the biggest pumpkin!
Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Tours
5380 3/4 University Drive, Irvine, CA. 92612
Tanaka Farms is a beautiful pumpkin patch in Irvine.The pumpkin patch opens September 22nd. Every Saturday and Sunday in October, in addition to the wagon ride, petting zoo, corn maze, sunflower field, and U-Pick patch, there will be games, ATV rides, face painting, a Pumpkin Cannon, food (shave ice, hot dogs, nachos, churros, lemonade, etc), and interactive activities for kids. On the weekends, parking passes must be purchased online, in advance. See the website for more details about parking and ticket prices.
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