Southern California Pumpkin Patch Guide 2023

Updated for 2023

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

Here’s the ultimate list of pumpkin patches in Long Beach, Orange County, Los Angeles County, and beyond! Get lost in a corn maze, feed the farm animals, play games, go on rides, and hunt down the perfect pumpkin.

Note: Be sure to confirm all details with organizer before attending.

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Enchanted Country Pumpkins
480 N. State College Blvd. Brea
October 5-31, 2023

In operation since 1972, Enchanted Country Pumpkin Patch and fall festival extravaganza has something for everyone this season! Lots of thrills on huge slides, inflatable obstacle courses and jumpers, ride on kid-sized John Deere Tractors, farm animal exhibit, and carnival games galore with awesome prizes! Food vendors on select days.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 for children 12 and under, and free for toddlers 3 and under. Admission includes picture taking stations and play pumpkin. Attraction and activity tickets are additional charge, prices vary. Purchase tickets on-site.

Check website for more information and specific dates and hours open.

Pumpkin Patches in Long Beach

Pa’s Pumpkin Patch

6701 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach
September 29 – October 31, 202

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

Tickets: $2.50-5 for children (ages 3-12) and $5-10 for adults (ages 13+). Pricing for attractions vary. Reservations required.

El Dorado Frontier Pumpkin Market

El Dorado Park
7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach
September 30 – October 29, 2023

Take a ride on the El Dorado Express, enjoy unlimited carousel rides, mine buggy rides, and pick your perfect pumpkin. Pan for treasures (additional fee) and enjoy the live band on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-5pm. Food and refreshments available for purchase.

Tickets: $15 on Fridays, $18 on weekends, plus El Dorado Park parking fee ($8-9). Babies under 12 months old are free.

Fallstivities Pumpkin Patch

Los Cerritos Center Mall (Sears parking lot)
239 Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos
September 30 – October 30, 202

Free activities include DIY coloring masks and fun photo ops. Paid attractions include inflatables, obstacle courses, giant tricycles, electric motor scooters, and face painting. Pumpkins, decorating kits, and treats are available to purchase. Trick-or-treating fun on the last day.

Tickets: Free admission, prices vary for attractions.

Whittier Pumpkin Patch

11760 Whittier Blvd., Whittier
October 1-31, 202

Go mining for gems, join a pumpkin painting party, tractor rides, and bounce around the jumper and slide area. Cash only!

Tickets: Free admission, prices vary for activities. Happy Prospector Gem Mining ($12), Pumpkin Painting Party ($12 – includes small pumpkin and all decorating materials), Tractor Ride ($6), Jumpin’ & Super Slide Area ($17).

Pumpkin Patches in Orange County

Tanaka Farms

5380 3/4 University Drive, Irvine
September 16 – October 31, 202

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 are lots of activities, from wagon rides to arts and crafts.

Admission: $20-22 per person (free for 2 years and under and military). Admission includes unlimited Wagon Rides, Barnyard Educational Exhibit, Corn Maze, and the U-Pick Pumpkin Fields. U-Pick Pumpkins are priced per pound. Parking Pass is $10 (required on the weekends). Activity tickets ($6 per ticket) can be used for games, arts and crafts, mini ATVs, face painting, veggie patch, pumpkin cannon, or riding the train.

Irvine Park Railroad

1 Irvine Park Rd. Orange
September 16 – October 31, 202

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, and photo ops. Ticketed activities include train rides, hay rides, moon bounce, face painting, panning for gold, John Deere racers, pumpkin ring toss, carnival games, mini diggers, and more.

Tickets: Irvine Regional Park entrance fee is $3-7. Admission to the pumpkin patch is free. Activity tickets are $7 each and vary per attraction.

Hana Field Pumpkin Patch

427 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa
September 30 – October 29, 2023

Hana Field features 8 acres of u-pick pumpkins and endless fields of blooming sunflowers and marigolds. There’s also a corn maze, flower picking (when available), barnyard with animals, and a kids play area with train, crafts, face painting, and pumpkin cannon.

Admission: $10 per person (free for 2 years and under and military) and includes: entry to the u-pick pumpkin patch, flower fields, kids play area, straw bale mountain, corn maze, and barnyard. Pumpkins are priced per pound, flowers are $15 for 15 blooms. Activity tickets ($6 per ticket) can be used for the train, crafts, face painting, and pumpkin cannons.

Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm
Laguna Hills: September 29 – October 31, 202

Anaheim: October 6-31, 2023

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 amusement rides, game booths, and activities.

Tickets: Admission is free M-F before 4pm and free all day on Halloween. Otherwise, $8 for children (ages 2-12) and $10 for adults (ages 13+). Rides, games, and activities require tickets.

Seasonal Adventures Pumpkin Patch

OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
September 30 – October 31, 2023

Visit the OC Fair & Event Center for a pumpkin patch featuring kiddy rides, petting zoo, inflatable slides, bounce houses, and obstacle courses. Admission is free, prices for activities and pumpkins vary. Additional locations in Eastvale, Hesperia, Lancaster, Murrieta, Rancho Cucamonga, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and Pierce College.

Tickets: Admission is free, prices vary for activities.

The Pumpkin Patch

300 Yorba Linda Blvd., Placentia
October 11-29, 2023

Visit one of Southern California’s oldest pumpkin patches! 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
September 30 – October 31, 2023

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 live entertainment.

Themed weekends:

September 30 – October 1: Friends of 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 7-8: Farm Country Weekend – Local country bands will perform and enjoy pig races, animal shows, and roaming performers.

October 14-15 : Antique Tractor Weekend – View dozens of unique old tractors and don’t miss the tractor parade.

October 21-22: Wild West Weekend – Try your luck at sidewalk swindles, banjo entertainment, mine gems and fossils, and be amazed by a stunt roper.

October 28-29: 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!

Tickets: Admission ranges $14 on weekdays and $22-30 on weekends. Children under 2 are free. Parking is free.

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch
Los Angeles Dates: October 20-31, 2023

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


Los Angeles Farmers Market: 6333 W. 3rd St.
West LA: 11852 Santa Monica Blvd.
Torrance: 17520 Prairie Ave.
La Jolla: 6710 La Jolla Blvd.
San Diego: 3190 Mission Blvd.

Tickets: Free parking and admission to all pumpkin patches. Fee for rides and attractions.

Gilchrist Farm Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch

30116 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
September 30 – October 31, 2023

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, and pumpkin decorating.

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

Forneris Farms Pumpkin Patch

15200 Rinaldi St., Mission Hills
October 7-31, 2023

Enjoy the annual pumpkin patch with a tractor-pulled train ride, pick-your-own pumpkin, plus hay bale mini maze and hay bale pyramid. The narrated train ride travels through the farm and stops in the pumpkin field. There is no corn maze for 2023 (due to heavy rainfall and delayed planting).

Entry Fee: $5 per person. Kids under age 2 are free. Cash only. Additional cost for attractions.

Magic of the Jack O’ Lanterns

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
750 S. Santa Anita Ave., South El Monte
September 22 – October 31, 2023

Stroll a glowing half-mile trail of thousands of magnificent, hand-carved pumpkins. A magical light show illuminates larger-than-life displays including a nautical sea-scape, a pirate ship, dinosaurs, dragons, and lots more.

Ticketes: $19.99-24.99 per person.

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch

4725 Woodman Ave., Sherman Oaks
September 30 – October 31, 2023

Join the fun at Tina’s Pumpkin Patch with pony rides, petting zoo, train ride, bouncer, slide, obstacle, and free straw maze.

Tickets: Free admission and parking. Prices for activities vary.

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

10100 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City
October 5-29, 2023

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.

The patch will feature the famous Pumpkin Village, super slide, bounce house, giant rocking horses, tipi village, straw maze, petting zoo, and activities for all ages. Some attractions require tickets. This year, don’t miss their Friday the 13th Event on Friday, October 13 and Trick or Treat Spooktacular on Saturday, October 28.

Tickets: Available October 1st. Prices vary by date and time.

Pumpkin Fest at Cal Poly Pomona

4102 S. University Drive, Pomona
September 30 – October 29, 2023

The Pumpkin Fest at Cal Poly Pomona has drawn as many as 120,000 visitors in October, making it one of the largest events in the CSU system! 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 or corn maze, enjoy photo ops, meet animals, go on hay wagon rides, and lots more!

Tickets: Admission is $4-10. Kids under age 3 are free with a paid adult. Attraction tickets prices vary.

Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch

3443 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles
September 30 – October 31, 2023

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, train rides, obstacle courses, straw maze, slides, carnival games, and guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Tickets: $2.50 entry fee for ages 15 and up. Free admission during the week. Prices vary for attractions and activities.

Carved at Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
October 6-29, 2023

Carved is a family-friendly event where you will be enchanted by luminous jack-o’- lanterns, fall foliage, and whimsical displays. There will also be a glow-in-the-dark art installation, artists sculpting pumpkins, and a special Día de los Muertos altar.

Tickets: $25-45 for non-members.

Pumpkin Patch & Fall Fun Fest at Santa Anita Park

285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia
October 21-22 & 28-29, 2023

The Infield comes alive for the last two weekends in October. Bring the whole family to enjoy the pumpkin patch, inflatable bouncers, giant slide, face painting, crafts, pony rides, carnival games, and plenty of picnic space.

Tickets: $5 for adults, kids (17 and under) are free. Pricing for games and attractions range $2-10.

Nights of the Jack

King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Hwy. Calabasas
September 29 – October 31, 202

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. New this year, are massive scenes of lantern art activations great for photo ops.

Tickets are $29.99-49.99 and up depending on the day and time of the season. Parking pass is $9.99. Children 2 years and under are free.

Tapia Bros. Farm

5251 Hayvenhurst Ave., Encino
September 30 – October 31, 2023

Enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm stand, train ride, pony rides, and petting zoo!

Tickets: $3 entrance (ages 2 and up), $7-10 corn maze, $3.50-5 train/hay ride, $8 pony rides, $5 petting zoo. Visit their social media for more details.

Prancers Pumpkin Patch & Fall Harvest

Prancers Farm
18540 E. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula
September 23 – October 31, 2023

Explore 40 acres of pumpkins and enjoy activities and attractions including pumpkin bowling, corn expedition, zipline, pumpkin axe throwing, petting zoo, horse rides, barrel train rides, hay pyramid, chicken coops, and lots more. Enjoy live entertainment from fire dancers, jugglers, magicians, and musicians.

Tickets: Admission is $5-20 per person (ages 3 and up). Children 2 and under are free.

Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures

4425 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel
September 23 – October 29
, 2023

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.

Tickets: Packages range from $20-25 per person and additional activities range $5-25. Admission includes entry into the U-Pick Veggie & Pumpkin Garden.

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm

39925 Calle Contento, Temecula
September 23 – October 31, 202

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm offers gold mining, pony rides, a petting farm, carnival games, tractor garden, train ride, and pumpkin painting.

Tickets: Admission is $2-3 per person, 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
September 22 – October 31, 202

Visit the largest outdoor pumpkin patch in Southern California! General admission includes hayride, low ropes course, garden walk, The Singing Chicken Show, hay pyramid, photo ops, pumpkin houses, and entrance to the u-pick pumpkin field.

Rides and games require additional tickets (ranging 3-10 tickets). Attractions include corn maze, corn box, pumpkin blasters, petting zoo, fair games, inflatables, mechanical rides, and more.

Tickets: Admission prices range $11-28 for adults and $6-22 for children, depending on the day and time you go. Admission and activity tickets are only available at ticket booths.

Frosty’s Forest Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Harvest

14861 Ramona Ave. Chino
September 29 – October 29, 2023

The pumpkin patch at Frosty’s Forest is full of rides, activities, photo ops, 4-acre corn maze, viewing zoo, concessions, sunflower labyrinth, corn cob beach, camel rides, and more.

Tickets: Admission is free on Mondays, $5 per person on Tuesday – Thursday (free for ages 14 and under), or $10 per person on Friday – Sunday (free for age 3 and under). Activity tickets are $1 each, attraction range 6-10 tickets each.

*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. Admission is $30.

Pumpkins in the Pines

Skypark at Santa’s Village
28950 California 18, Skyforest
October 7-29, 2023

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 a parkwide pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating, costume contest, spooky sensory play, Monster Mash Light Show, Fantom Forest Haunted Hike (ages 13+), train ride, bike races, and more.

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

Tickets/Day Pass: $39-49 for children (ages 4-12), $49-59 for adults (ages 13-59), $39-49 for seniors (ages 60-74). Parking is $10.

Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch

15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center
September 16 – October 31, 202

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, bouncers, slides, and pony rides. Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety of pumpkins and visit the nut farm store.

Tickets: Activity tickets are $2, attraction prices vary. Parking is $10 on weekends.

The Solvang Farmer Pumpkin Patch

1035 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang
September 28 – October 31, 2023

This year’s corn maze is 14 acres! Plus, enjoy a kids maze, photo ops, and pumpkins with lots of cool farm equipment. Visit their social media for updates.

Greenspot Farms Pumpkin Patch

10133 Ward Way, Mentone
September 30, 2023

Choose a pumpkin, visit farm animals, and enjoy tractor-pulled hayrides. Attractions include crafts, train ride, bounce house, duck races, hay maze, and more. The farm also hosts a Haunted Hayride ($25-30) & Haunted Trail ($15).

Tickets: Parking and admission to the pumpkin patch are free, attraction prices vary.



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