Southern California Pumpkin Patch Guide 2022

It’s not officially Fall until you’ve walked around a pumpkin patch!

Get lost in a corn maze, feed the farm animals, play games, go on rides, and hunt down the perfect pumpkin.

Here’s a list of nearby pumpkin patches and pumpkin displays. Most offer free admission and parking, but attraction and activity pricing vary.


Greater Long Beach Pumpkin Patches


Shaqtoberfest

Alongside The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach
shaqtoberfest.com
September 29 – October 31, 2022


During the day, Shaq Diesel’s Pumpkin Patch offers a traditional experience where kids of all ages can explore the attraction by stopping at trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin sculptures, or inflatable play zones. Other attractions include Midway Madness, Lost City Boardwalk, Shipwreck Graveyard, and Deadman’s Wharf — all family-friendly areas during the day (not so much at night!)


Pa’s Pumpkin Patch

6701 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach
www.paspumpkinpatch.com
September 30 – October 31, 2022


Pa’s Pumpkin Patch offers a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. Enjoy a snack bar, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides. A fun place for the whole family, and a great getaway for school groups, scout groups, birthday parties and special events!

Attractions and rides include merry-go-round, dragon race, mirror maze, toon cars, log jammer bounce, log jammer slide, and more!

Admission is $2.50/children and $5/adults. Pricing for attractions vary.


El Dorado Frontier Pumpkin Market

El Dorado Park
7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach
www.theeldoradofrontier.com/pump
Weekends, October 1-30, 2022


Take a ride on the El Dorado Express, enjoy unlimited carousel rides, hand car rides, and pick your perfect pumpkin.

Pumpkin Market Admission: $16-18. Children (under 1) are free. Parking fee $8-9. Additional attractions and activities are an extra cost.


Fallstivities Pumpkin Patch

Los Cerritos Center Mall (Sears parking lot)
239 Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos
www.fallstivitiespumpkinpatch.com
September 30 – October 30, 2022


Free activities include DIY coloring masks, fun photo ops, and outdoor movies. Paid attractions include inflatables, obstacle courses, big trikes track, scooters ride track, and spider bungee jump. Pumpkins, decorating kits and treats are available to purchase. Activities range $5-16.


Whittier Pumpkin Patch

11760 Whittier Blvd., Whittier
www.whittierchristmastree.com
October 1-31, 2022


Go mining for gems, join a pumpkin painting party, tractor rides, and bounce around the jumper and slide area. Admission is free and activity prices vary.

Happy Prospector Gem Mining ($12), Pumpkin Painting Party ($12 – includes small pumpkin and all decorating materials), Tractor Ride ($6), Jumpin’ & Super Slide Area ($15).

Pumpkin Patches in Orange County


Enchanted Country Pumpkins

480 N. State College Blvd. Brea
enchantedcountrypumpkinsandtrees.com
Opens Friday, September 30, 2022


Enjoy a family pumpkin patch with carnival games, mini tractor rides, inflatables, petting zoo, and get a chance to hold adorable baby chicks. More details TBA.


Tanaka Farms

5380 3/4 University Drive, Irvine
www.tanakafarms.com
September 17 – October 31, 2022


Pick your own pumpkin right out of the pumpkin patch! Tanaka Farms is one of the only farms in Orange County with a REAL pumpkin patch! There’s lots of activities, from wagon rides to arts and crafts.

General Admission: $10 per person (free for 2 years and under and military), Unlimited Wagon Rides: $6 per person, Barnyard Educational Exhibit: $6 per person, Value Package (includes entry, wagon ride, and barnyard): $120 per person, Parking Pass: $10. U-Pick Pumpkins are priced per pound. Activity tickets are $2 each.


Irvine Park Railroad

1 Irvine Park Rd. Orange
www.irvineparkrailroad.com/events/pumpkin-patch
September 17 – October 31, 2022


Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family. Enjoy the many activities for kids of all ages. Free activities include haunted house, hay maze, picture stands, and hay pyramid. Ticketed activities include train rides, hay rides, panning for gold, games, cookie decorating, and more. Admission is free, but there is a parking fee to enter the park. Tickets are $7 per ticket.

Kidsguide Tip: If you plan to visit us on busy weekends, arrive early in the morning to avoid park entrance and parking delays.


Hana Field Pumpkin Patch

427 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa
www.tanakafarms.com/hana-pumpkin-patch
October 1-30, 2022


Enjoy the inaugural Pumpkin Patch at Hana Field. Pick your own pumpkin, wander through the flower fields, or take a wagon ride. There’s also a strawbale maze, strawbale mountain for climbing, and arts and crafts station.

General Admission: $10 per person (free for 2 years and under and military), U-Pick Pumpkins: priced per pound, U-Pick Flowers: $15 per cup, Activity Tickets: $2 each, Parking Pass: $10 (required).


Pumpkin Patch at Zoomars

31791 Los Rios St., San Juan Capistrano
riverstreetranch.com
Now – October 31, 2022


Visit Zoomars at River Street Ranch to see and feed animals, go on train rides, jump on a mini excavator, drive in a mini tractor, and get a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.


Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm

24203 Avenida de la Carlota, Laguna Hills
pumpkincity.com
September 30 – October 31, 2022


Celebrate the Fall season in October at Orange County’s premier Harvest Festival. Meander through thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes in a charming farm atmosphere. Enjoy a host of Kiddie amusement rides, game booths, and activities. Also, experience Pumpkin City’s new Oktoberfest Beer Garden with live music and more.

Admission is free. Rides, games, and activities require tickets.


Seasonal Adventures Pumpkin Patch

OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
ocfair.com/event/seasonal-adventures-pumpkin-patch
October 1-31, 2022


Visit the OC Fair & Event Center for a pumpkin patch featuring kiddy rides, petting zoo, inflatable slides, bounce house, and obstacle course. Entrance is free, prices for activities and pumpkins vary.


The Pumpkin Patch

300 Yorba Linda Blvd. Placentia
the-pumpkin-patch.com
Opens October 11, 2022


Visit Southern California’s oldest pumpkin patch! Pet and feed baby animals, go on tractor rides, play carnival games, bounce on inflatables, run inside a human hamster ball, go gold mining, pick out beautiful gemstones, enjoy face painting, photo ops, and of course, mosey through the pumpkin patch.

Pumpkin Patches in LA County


Fall Harvest on the Farm at Underwood Family Farms

3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark
www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com/fall-harvest
Oct 1-31, 2022


The farm has transformed into a giant Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own & Fall Harvest experience filled with games, rides, photos ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands and more! Weekends will include all live entertainment.

Themed weekends:

October 1-2: Friends on the Farm Weekend – Celebrate local first responders, see demos from the Bomb Squad, visit with K9s and Mounted Unit, learn CPR, and check out emergency vehicles.

October 8-9: Farm Country Weekend – Local country bands will perform and enjoy pig races, animal shows, and roaming performers.

October 15-16: Antique Tractor Weekend – View dozens of unique old tractors and don’t miss the tractor parade.

October 22-23: Wild West Weekend – Try your luck at sidewalk swindles, banjo entertainment, mine gems and fossils, and be amazed by a stunt roper.

October 29-30: All About Pumpkins Weekend – See a variety of pumpkins and from tiny to enormous, orange to green, perfect to bizarre.

Included with admission: tractor-drawn wagon rides, corn maze, corn stalk labyrinth, pumpkin patch, pumpkin house, animal center, animal shows, pig races, photo ops, and lots more!

Admission ranges $14 on weekdays and $22-28 on weekends. Children under 2 are free. Parking is free.


Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch

www.mrjackolanternspumpkins.com
Opens October 1, 2022


Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is now open with games, activities, attractions, and parties along with online ordering, delivery, and curbside pick-up. Games and activities include photo station, maze, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin putting, games, slides, animal viewing, bounce house, and lots more.

Four locations:

The Original Farmers Market: 6333 W 3rd St.
West LA: 11852 Santa Monica Blvd.
Torrance: 17520 Prairie Ave.
La Jolla: 6710 La Jolla Blvd.

Free parking and admission to all pumpkin patches. Fee for rides and attractions. Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch also offers pumpkin decorating and carving kits, and can also bring the patch to your home.


Gilchrist Farm Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch

30116 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
www.gilchristfarm.com/pumpkin-patch
Through October 31


Pick out the perfect pumpkin and enjoy wool spinning demonstrations, goat milking, pig races, festival food, live music and performances.

Attractions available for purchase include horse rides, pony rides, farm animal visits, straw bale maze, farm train, mining, wagon rides, archery, axe throwing, pumpkin decorating.

Free admission and free parking. Prices for attractions range $5-25. Wristband deals available.


Forneris Farms Pumpkin Patch

15200 Rinaldi St., Mission Hills
fornerisfarm.com/pumpkin-patch
October 8-31, 2022


Get lost in LA County’s longest running corn maze! Enjoy the annual pumpkin patch with a tractor-pulled train ride, pick-your-own pumpkin, plus haybale mini maze and haybale pyramid. The 4-acre family-friendly corn maze features 10-foot high corn stalks and takes approximately 1 hour to complete. The narrated train ride travels through the farm and stops in the pumpkin field.

Entry Fee: $5 per person (can be redeemed towards the purchase of a $10+ pumpkin. Kids under age 2 are free. The corn maze and train ride is $20 per person + $5 pumpkin patch entry.


Tina’s Pumpkin Patch

4725 Woodman Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
www.tinaspumpkinpatch.com
October 1-31, 2022


Join the fun at Tina’s Pumpkin Patch with pony rides, petting zoo, train ride, bouncer, slide, obstacle, and free straw maze. Free admission and parking. Prices for activities vary.


Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

10100 Jefferson Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
mrbonespumpkinpatch.com
October 7-30, 2022


Founded in 1987, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch offers Los Angeles–area families a spooky, fun environment complete with pumpkin carving, straw mazes, face painting and more.

This year, the patch will feature the famous Pumpkin Village, giant rocking horses, the tipi village, straw maze, petting zoo, and activities for all ages. Some attractions require tickets.

Pumpkin Fest at Cal Poly Pomona

4102 S. University Drive, Pomona
www.cpp.edu/~pumpkinfestival
October 1-30, 2022


Pick the perfect pumpkin, enjoy a marketplace of vendors, see agriculture-themed demos like weaving and beekeeping, visit the farm stand, go through the sunflower and corn maze, enjoy photo ops, hay bale obstacle course, meet animals, go on hay wagon rides, and lots more! New this year is Pumpkin Land, a whimsical display of the most unusual pumpkins you’ve ever seen.

Admission tickets are $5-6. Attraction tickets prices vary.


Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch

3443 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles
shawnspumpkinpatch.com
Opens October 1, 2022


Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch features mountains of pumpkins, straw bales, corn stalks, gourds, and more. There’s also lots of attractions including bounce houses, ponies, petting zoo, ball house, train rides, obstacle courses, straw maze, slides, carnival games, and guaranteed fun for the whole family. Free admission and free parking.


Carved at Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
www.descansogardens.org/about-carved
October 7-31, 2022

See hundreds of carved pumpkins, the ever-popular pumpkin house, hay maze, and enjoy holiday-themed food and beverages. There will also be UV “black light” experiences, artists sculpting pumpkins, and a special Day of the Dead installation at the Amphitheater. Tickets are $32-38 for non-members.


Pumpkin Patch & Fall Fun Fest at Santa Anita Park

285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia
www.santaanita.com/events/fall-fun-fest
Weekends, October 22-23 & 29-30, 2022

The Infield comes alive for the last two weekends in October. Bring the whole family to enjoy the pumpkin patch, inflatable bouncers, Ferris wheel, giant slide, face painting, crafts, pony rides, carnival games, and plenty of picnic space. Pricing: $5 for adults, kids (17 and under) are free. Pricing for rides and attractions range $2-10.


Nights of the Jack

King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Hwy. Calabasas
nightsofthejack.com
September 30 – October 31, 2022


Walk through an interactive trail filled with thousands of hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins. Vast grounds of elaborate, larger-than-life pumpkin installations greet visitors as they walk around the history-filled ranch. Guests can treat themselves to hot cider, seasonal cocktails, or festive fall treats.

Tickets are $34.99 and up depending on the day and time of the season. Parking pass is $9.99. Children 2 years and under are free.


Haunt O’ Ween

Westfield Topanga
6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Los Angeles
socalhauntoween.com
September 30 – October 31, 2022


Haunt O’ Ween is an immersive family-friendly playground full of Halloween adventures and fun! Explore this 200,000 square-foot space covered in 35,000 pumpkins. Go trick-or-treating, walk through pumpkins, play games and rides, enjoy face painting, food, drinks and more. Price: $40 per person. Group bundles available. Children under 2 are free.


Prancers Pumpkin Patch & Fall Harvest

Prancers Farm
18540 E. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula, 93030
prancersfarm.com
October 1-31, 2022

Pick your pumpkin right off the vine or select from thousands of pre-cut pumpkins. Enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride, hay pyramids, animal center, sunflower picking, and more. Children under 2 are free and parking is free.


Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures

4425 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel
www.fortcross.com/autumn-jubilee
September 24 – October 30, 2022


Visit Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures for their annual Autumn Jubilee featuring reptile interactions, hayride, cider pressing, hoedown, petting zoo, candle dipping, and painting craft. There’s also archery, tomahawk throwing, slingshot gallery, fairy garden making, dinosaur garden making, and u-pick veggies and herbs.

Admission includes entry into the U-Pick Veggie & Pumpkin Garden. Packages range from $20-25 per person and additional activities range $5-25. Visit their website for early-bird online discount codes.


Peltzer Pumpkin Farm

39925 Calle Contento, Temecula
www.peltzerfarms.com
September 24 – October 31, 2022


Peltzer Pumpkin Farm offers gold mining, pony rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, tractor garden, and more. Admission is $2-3, plus activities range $3-20 each. Pumpkin pass available to visit all season long.


Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Farm

32335 Live Oak Canyon Road, Redlands
liveoakcanyon.com
September 16 – October 31, 2022


Visit the largest outdoor pumpkin patch in Southern California! Enjoy rides, slides, ponies, petting zoos, games, and food. Attractions include a corn maze, sunflower fields, cow coaster, mini ATVs, carousel, corn box, and lots more. Admission prices range $12-25 for adults and $5-20 for children depending on the day and time you go.


Frosty’s Forest Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch

14861 Ramona Ave. Chino
frostysforest.com/FallFestivalChino
September 30 – October 30, 2022

The pumpkin patch at Frosty’s Forest is full of rides, activities, photo ops, 4-acre corn mazes, viewing zoo, concessions, sunflower labyrinth, corn cob beach, camel rides, and more. Trick or treat the patch on October 30.

*The Haunted Harvest Corn Maze is ran separately from the 4-acre corn maze. It features a scare zone plus other frightful surprises. Tickets are sold separately and does not include admission to the pumpkin patch.


Pumpkins in the Pines

Skypark at Santa’s Village
28950 California 18, Skyforest
skyparksantasvillage.com/pumpkins-in-the-pines-2022
October 8-30, 2022

Pumpkins in the Pines is the weekend destination for family fun in the San Bernardino Mountains (near Lake Arrowhead) at the SkyPark at Santa’s Village theme park.

Activities include trick-or-treating, costume contest, Monster Mash light show, Dead Man’s Party concert, costume party, train ride, Fantom Forest (ages 13+), and cider press demonstration. Visit online to see the schedule of events.

Year-round park activities include camping, hiking, mountain biking, zip lining, axe throwing, and the ever-popular Santa’s Village itself.


Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center
batesnutfarm.biz
September 17 – October 31, 2022


Over 50 plus years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy the tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral, and pony rides. Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety of pumpkins and visit the nut farm store.


The Solvang Farmer Pumpkin Patch

1035 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang
www.facebook.com/SolvangFarmerPumkinPatch
www.instagram.com/solvangfarmerpumpkinpatch
September 24 – October 31, 2022


This year’s corn maze is 14 acres! Plus, enjoy a kids maze and photo ops with lots of cool farm equipment. A Night Time Corn Maze event takes places on October 28 & 29, 2022. Visit their social media for updates.

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