Capture the full experience of Halloween by visiting one of these fantastic pumpkin orchards that offer a cornucopia of activity and celebration. Most of them are huge farms that allow you to choose your own pumpkins, go for a hayride, run through a corn maze, get your face painted and enjoy delicious home made food.
Most have free admission and prices vary for rides, pumpkins and food.
Mr. Bones West Hollywood
Mr. Bones offers pumpkin carving, moon bouncing and face painting among other fun activities. This family owned pumpkin patch is in the heart of Los Angeles and has been a favorite among locals for years.
Underwood Pumpkin Festival Moorpark
Underwood has live entertainment, hayrides, a combine slide, pumpkin carving and decorating, plus endless activities for young children.
Riley Farms Oak Glen
Riley Farms has it all. You can hand pick a bushel of apples, fill up a wheel barrel of pumpkins, go on a hayride, run through a cornstalk maze, join in on their pie-eating contest or sing along to the country style jamboree.
Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch Culver City
Shawn’s is a newcomer to the pumpkin patch set but thus far has gained a large following. Pumpkin carving, hayrides, face painting, and train rides are a few enjoyable offerings here.
PasPumpkin Patch Long Beach
Pas has a great petting zoo, snack bar, pony rides, children’s games, carnival rides and plenty of pumpkins to choose from.
Yorba Linda Pumpkin Factory Yorba Linda
The Pumpkin Factory has a sizable petting zoo, children’s activities, fields of pumpkins from which to choose, home made apple cider and plenty more.
Jack Creek Farms San Luis Obispo
Jack’s Creek offers cider tastings, a hay maze, a children’s train ride, and endless acres of pumpkins. There is a real farm feel with lots of land, animals and plenty of room for the kids to roam.
Pete’s Pumpkin Patch Camarillo
Pete’s prides itself on its enormous hillside pumpkin patches with a 360-degree view from the mountains to the ocean. They offer hayrides, kids activities, food, games and their own original soda made on the premises.
Wherever you go, none of these will disappoint. Meanwhile, Happy Halloween!