With Halloween fast approaching, now is the time to hit up your local pumpkin patch before it’s too late. We compiled a list of the best pumpkin patches in Orange County to help you decide the best spot for your pumpkin hunting and carving this weekend.
5380 University Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
Everyday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
You can pick your very own pumpkin right off the vine at Tanaka Farms! Take a wagon ride tour around the 30 acre farm where you get to taste vegetables, get lost in the corn maze, enjoy the petting zoo and take lots of pictures! Pumpkins are sold per pound and the wagon ride tour is $5 per person, children under 2 years old are free.
Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch is located behind the train station and has the best quality selection of pumpkins available! Pumpkins are sold based on size. There are train rides, hay rides, bounce houses, carnival games, hay maze, haunted house, tractor races, picture stands and so much more.
Johnson Brothers Pumpkin Patch
15500 Jeffrey Rd
Irvine, CA 92618
Everyday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Johnson Brothers Pumpkin Patch includes thousands of pumpkins to choose from, in all shapes and sizes. The Johnson Brothers Pumpkin Patch also has a Pony Ride and Inflatable Bounce House. When you’re ready to pick your pumpkin, you may choose from the cute minis, through sizes all the way up to the Monster Pumpkins in, “Land of the Giants.” While searching for the perfect pumpkin, enjoy the many free attractions.
Pa’s Pumpkin Patch
6701 E Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90803
Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pa’s offers a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. They also have a snack bar, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides. Pa’s Pumpkin Path is a fun place for the whole family, and a great getaway for school groups, scout groups, birthday parties and special events!
39925 Calle Contento
Temecula, CA 92591
Everyday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Located in the Temecula wine country, Peltzer Farms is an-Halloween entertainment destination. There are pony rides, old fashioned train rides, pig races, petting zoo, a corn maze and much more. There are many types and varieties of squash and gourds and even some 100+ pound pumpkins available.