Find Pumpkin Patches in San Diego

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Pumpkin Station

A petting zoo, games and inflatables, giant slides, kiddie rides, and pumpkins. Oct. 4-31; visit website for hours. Free admission; ride ticket packages available. Locations in El Cajon, Mission Valley, National City, Chula Vista and Del Mar.; 858-566-7466. Get a Free Train Ride Coupon from San Diego Family.

Bates Nut Farm’s Pumpkin Patch

Shop for pumpkins, squash and gourds. Also, a farm zoo, pony rides, hay rides and a straw maze. Sept. 25-Oct. 31; visit website for hours. Free admission. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. 760-749-3333.

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch

Kids climb and slide down the Cottonseed Mountain, receive a Jack Patch Pumpkin and delight in hay rides around the farm, a petting corral and a hay bale maze. Sept. 24-Nov. 2. Tues.-Sat., 10 am-7 pm. $8 per child; one adult (ages 16 & up) free per paid child. The Van Ommering Dairy Farm, 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside. 619-390-2929.

Pumpkin Patch at Farm Stand West

Plus a kiddie area and hay rides (on select days). Oct. 1-31. Tues.-Fri., noon-6 pm; Sat. & Sun., 10 am-6 pm. Free admission. Pumpkins sold by the pound. 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido. 760-738-9014.

Lavender Hill Pumpkin Farm

Take your pick from 35 varieties of pumpkins. See giant pumpkins that are over 300 pounds! Sept. 28-Oct. 31. Weekdays, 2-5 pm; weekends, 10 am-5 pm. Free admission. 1509 East Mission Rd., Fallbrook.

Pumpkin U-Pick at Suzie’s Farm

Saturdays in October. Oct. 5, 19 & 26, 10 am-2 pm; Oct. 12, 10 am-4 pm. Free admission. Suzie’s Farm, 1856 Saturn Blvd., San Diego. 619-662-1780.

The Welburn Gourd Farm

Located in Fallbrook, the Welburn Gourd Farm is largest supplier of quality, organic hard-shell gourds in the USA. Open Monday – Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

Summers Past Farms

Field grown pumpkins all shapes and sizes. Open weekends in October. Sat., 9 am-5 pm; Sun., 10 am-5 pm. Fun-filled weekends for all ages!

Peltzer Farms

Home grown pumpkins and squash in Temecula. Also, a petting farm, corn maze and pumpkin farm. Don’t miss train and pony rides, gem panning and pig races from Mon.-Fri., 3-8 pm; Sat. & Sun., 9 am-8 pm. Pumpkin patch open Sept. 21- Oct. 31, 9 am – 8 pm.

Pumpkin Pandemonium at Heritage Farms

Activities include corn maze, hidden treasure trail, coloring wall, straw tunnel, skeleton search, pumpkin rolling and more. Open Sept. 28-Oct. 27. Sat. & Sun., 10 am-5 pm; Wed.-Fri., noon to 5 pm (product sales only; no activities). Admission: $6; hay rides $3.

Published: September 2013 by San Diego Family