Seasonal Happenings

Pumpkin Patches in San Diego

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Find your pumpkin at one of these patches!

Looking for pumpkin patches in San Diego? We've got you covered! Check out the list below, then visit our calendar for fall fun and spooktacular events.

Pumpkin Station
Four locations offer family fun with a petting zoo, games, giant slides, rides and pumpkins (Del Mar, El Cajon, Mission Valley, National City). Most open from Oct. 1-31. Free admission; ride ticket packages available. Look for a FREE train ride coupon and more info on the back of this issue. www.pumpkinstation.com; 858-566-7466.

Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch
Giant pumpkins, corn maze, pumpkin painting and hay rides. Sept. 23-Oct. 31, 9 am-6 pm. Carlsbad Strawberry Fields at Canon Rd. & Hwy 5. www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com; 760-603-9608.

Bates Nut Farm
See all kinds of pumpkins and enjoy tractor hay rides, a straw maze, petting corral and pony rides. Sept. 24-Oct. 31. More family fun awaits on weekends with live entertainment (noon-3 pm), food trucks, rock climb and other events. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. www.batesnutfarm.biz.

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch
Hay rides, a petting corral and more. Tues.-Sat., Sept. 27-Oct. 29, 10 am-7 pm. 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside. www.omaspumpkinpatch.com.

Julian Mining Company
Tractor hay rides, apple cider pressing and a petting zoo. Weekends in Oct. Fri., noon-5 pm; Sat. & Sun., 10 am-5 pm. 4381 Hwy. 78, Santa Isabel. www.julianminingcompany.com; 951-312-9940.

The Farm Stand West & Fran’s Original Farm Stand
Pick-it- yourself pumpkin patches. Oct. 1-31, 10 am-6 pm. 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido; 1980 Summit Dr., Escondido. www.thefarmstandwest.com.

Summers Past Farms
Weekends in Oct.
Sat., 9 am-5 pm; Sun., 10 am-5 pm. 15602 Olde Hwy. 80, Flinn Springs. www.summerspastfarms.com.

Suzie’s Farm
U-pick organic pumpkins plus music and kids’ activities at Pumpkin Palooza on Oct. 8, 15 & 22. 10 am-2 pm. 2570 Sunset Ave., San Diego. www.suziesfarm.com.


Updated: September 2016