Pumpkins have sprouted and are ready to be picked for the fall. With numerous pumpkin patches opening up across L.A. it can be overwhelming choosing which one to visit with the family. To help you with your decision, we rounded up some of the best pumpkin patches to go to in L.A. this fall.
Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch
Tanaka Farms’ annual pumpkin patch will return on Sep. 16 and end Oct. 30. During the weekdays, activities will include wagon rides, a corn maze, pumpkin and veggie patches and a barnyard exhibit. On weekends, arts and crafts, golf, festival games, and their famous Pumpkin Cannon will join the weekday activities. The price for each activity will vary. Tickets for entry will be $20-$22 depending on your time of arrival. Children 2 and under are free.
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch will be up and running Oct. 5-19, with bounce houses, face painting, a petting zoo, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating and the Pumpkin Village to meet Mr. Bones. There will also be a huge “Spooktacular” event on Friday the 13th. More information on that event will be released later. Admission for tickets will open Oct. 1.
Enchanted Country Pumpkins
This family owned pumpkin patch has been operating for 51 years and always delivers on family fun. Enjoy photo ops, carnival games, a petting zoo and a pumpkin carving and decorating area. Enchanted Country is located in San Dimas and Brea. $5; free for ages 3 and under.
Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin Patch
Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is opening both of its locations on Oct. 1. Free photo stations, pumpkin bowling, animal viewing and feeding, bouncy houses, and more will be available in West L.A. (11852 Santa Monica Blvd) and Torrance (17520 Prairie Ave). Admission is free, but prices for activities and pumpkins vary.
Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch
This pumpkin patch always delivers on the family fun and prices. Admission on weekdays is free and only $2.50 on weekdays. Activities such as bouncy houses and slides, petting zoo, carnival games and more only cost $4-$8. Catch this event from Sep. 30 – Oct. 31. For hours of operation, check their website.
Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Farm
One of the largest pumpkin patches in SoCal returns Sep. 24 and ends on Oct. 31. Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Farm will feature fall activities like tractor rides, photo-ops, bowling, the pumpkin patch and more. Purchase special ticket bundles for $20-$100 to enjoy bounce houses, ferris wheel and other carnival rides. $8-$10; free for ages 2 and under.
Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival
From Sept. 30 – Oct. 29, check out the Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival. With a crop of over 4,000 pumpkins, you’ll be sure to find the perfect one for your household. Food vendors, corn mazes, hay rides, a petting zoo, live music, and specially themed zones will be a part of the event. It is encouraged to buy tickets from their website, especially on “Value Fridays” for discounts.
Tina’s Pumpkin Patch
From pony rides to train rides to obstacle courses, Tina’s Pumpkin Patch has plenty of fall fun for kids. Open daily from Sept. 30-Oct. 30 at the Westfield Fashion Square parking lot, the pumpkin patch and straw maze are free, while the activities, like the rides, bouncer and slide range from $1-$8.
For more family fun, check out our fall festivals roundup.