Bay Area Pumpkin Patches

Bay Area Pumpkin PatchesGet out in the fresh air, and pick your own pumpkins.

There’s some great pumpkin picking in the Bay Area, and it’s wonderful to visit the farm where you pumpkin was grown.

Here is a list of some of the best spots to enjoy harvest season at Bay Area Pumpkin Patches. And they’re great fun for families.

Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch
A traditional pumpkin patch without flashy attractions. They grow an amazing 60+ varieties of pumpkins and squash. This includes their specialty, the Atlantic Giant, which varies between 250 and 500 pounds! Farmer John’s also sells pumpkin seeds. They have a giant pumpkin display, authentic Native American Teepee, vintage tractor, and rolling fields of pumpkins.

850 North Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay, CA
Find more information at the Farmer John’s website.

McClelland’s Dairy Organic Farm & Pumpkin Patch
McClelland’s is a working dairy farm, so visitors get to watch cows being milked, and can also sign up for a farm tour of the dairy. And you can pick pumpkins straight off the vine. Other fun activities include tire swings, “sand” boxes full of corn kernels and oats, pedal tractor race track, and a hay maze. You can also visit the farm store on your way home.

6475 Bodega Ave., Petaluma, CA
Find more information at the McClellan website.

Nicasio Valley Farms
Perfect for a day trip, and a favorite form the list of Bay Area Pumpkin Patches. They have painting, hay rides, mazes, bounce houses, rock climbing walls, an inflatable slide, and even a mechanical bull. Also, on weekends they have live music performances, BBQ, and gourmet ice cream.

5300 Nicasio Valley Rd., Nicasio (West Marin) CA
Find more information at the Nicassio Valley Farms website.

Perry Family Farms
On the grounds of the East Bay Park’s Ardenwood Estate, Perry’s is a working organic farm where it grows pumpkins. And there is an opportunity to learn about farming, a kid’s maze, a tire patch, a hay pyramid and hayrides.

34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, CA
Find more information at Perry’s Family Farm’s website.

Smith Family Farm’s Pumpkin Patch
It’s harvest season at this organic and sustainable farm. There’s a petting zoo, milking cows, hay rides, potato digging, and picking your own pumpkin right of the vine. You can sample award-winning cheeses, and devour some homemade pumpkin ice cream.

440 Sellers Ave., Brentwood, CA
Find more information at the Smith Family Farm’s website.

Swank Farms
Their famous Corn Maze area takes up twenty acres! Also, they have a smaller maze for younger people, as well as gem mining, pedal carting, sumo wrestling, and pumpkin tossing.

2600 San Felipe Rd., Hollister, CA
Find more information at the Swank Farms website.

Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch
Webb Ranch is a family-owned and operated farm that features more than 20 varieties of pumpkins. And they feature on-site hay rides, pony rides, a train ride and a Pumpkin Slingshot. There are also taco vendors, bouncy houses and a haunted house.

2718 Alpine Rd, Portola Valley, CA
Find more information at the Webb Ranch website.

So, get out this weekend with family and friends to visit some Bay Area Pumpkin Patches.

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