Hey San Diego, it's pumpkin picking time! Here's your list of pumpkin patches open in San Diego County for 2023. Pick out the perfect pumpkin, pose for some awesome photos with the fam, and enjoy a day of fall family fun. 

San Diego County Featured Pumpkin Patches 2023 

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FREE Pumpkin Station. Petting zoo, pumpkins, Ferris wheel and more. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Mission Valley, 1750 Camino Del Rio N. Del Mar, 15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd.; National City, 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd. www.pumpkinstation.com  

FREE Pumpkin Station Farms. Train ride, corn maze, petting zoo and more. Fee for some activities. Rancho Bernardo, 13421 Highland Valley Rd. & Bonita, 5354 Sweetwater Rd. Sept. 29-Oct. 31www.pumpkinstation.com 

FREE Family Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkins, tractor rides, hay maze and more. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Fri., 2–8 pm; Sat.–Sun., 10 am–8 pm. $5–$7. 300 Pepper Dr., El Cajon. www.familychristmastreefarm.com 

Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival. Corn maze, BounceLand and more. Sept. 22-Nov. 5 daily, 9 am–6 pm. $10; 5 & under free. Carlsbad Strawberry Fields, Cannon Rd. & I-15. www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com 

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California Farm Life Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkins, activities and more. Sept. 15-Oct. 31. Mon.–Fri., 2–6 pm; Sat. & Sun., 10 am–6 pm. $5–$30. 18409 Rangeland Rd., Ramona. www.californiafarmlife.com 

Julian Farm & Orchard Pumpkin Patch. Hay bale maze, yard games and more. Fri.-Sun., 10 am-–4 pm. $5–$25. 4381 Julian Hwy., Santa Ysabel. www.julianfarmandorchard.com 

FREE Fallbrook Pumpkin Patch. Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Wed.–Fri., 4–8 pm; Sat., 10 am–8 pm; Sun., 12 pm–8 pm. 1924 E Mission Rd., Fallbrook. www.fallbrookpumpkinpatch.com 

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm. Pumpkins, petting farm and more. Sept. 23-Oct. 31. Mon.–Fri., 10 am–8 pm; Sat. & Sun., 9 am–8 pm. $2–$3. 39925 Calle Contento, Temecula. www.peltzerfarms.com 

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch. Wagon rides, petting zoo, pumpkins and more. Sept. 26-Oct. 28. Tues.–Sat., 10 am–7 pm. 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside. Online reservations required: www.omasfamilyfarm.com  

Tom’s Adventure Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkins, kids activities and more. Through Oct. 31. Mon.–Fri., 3–9 pm; Sat. & Sun., 11 am–9 pm. 3 locations: 1201 E. Washington Ave. & 272 E. Via Rancho Pkwy., Escondido; 555 Broadway, Chula Vista. www.tomsadventuresllc.com 

Pumpkin Patch at Bates Nut Farm. Tractor hay rides, straw maze, pumpkins and more. Sept. 16-Oct. 31. Sept. hours: Mon.-Sun. 9 am- 5 pm; October hours: Mon.–Fri., 9 am–5:30 pm; Sat. & Sun., 8:30 am–6 pm. Oct. 13, 20 and 27 open until 6:30 pm. Sept. 30 and all weekends in October: parking: $10. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. www.batesnutfarm.biz 

FREE PB Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkin carving and painting area for kids. Oct. 1-31. Mon.–Fri., 10 am–9 pm; Sat. & Sun., 9 am–9 pm. 870 Garnet Ave. www.pbpumpkinpatch.com 

FREE Pumpkin Patch at Summers Past Farms. Pumpkins, corn maze & hay fort. Oct.1-31; Thurs.–Sat., 9 am–4 pm & Sun., 10 am–4 pm. 15602 Olde Hwy., 80, Flinn Springs. www.summerspastfarms.com 

FREE Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch. Corn maze, corn cannon, petting zoo and more. Opens Sept. 23, daily, 9 am–6 pm. 842 Hwy. 78, Ramona. www.facebook.com/MountainValleyRanch  

FREE Mr. Jack O’ Lantern’s Pumpkin Patch. Games, activities, pumpkins and more. Oct. 1-31. Mon.–Thurs., 11 am–8 pm; Fri. & Sat., 10 am–9 pm; Sun., 10 am–8 pm. 6710 La Jolla Blvd. & 3190 Mission Blvd. www.mrjackolanternspumpkins.com 

FREE Goff Family Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkins, photo ops and more. Sept. 22-Oct. 31. Sun.–Thurs., 9 am–8 pm, Fri. & Sat., 9 am–9 pm. Liberty Station, 2830 Perry Rd. www.gofffamilypumpkinpatch.com  

Pumpkin Polar Palooza. Funzone with inflatables, obstacle courses, bounce houses, petting zoo and more. Movies in the Patch, Fridays-Sundays in October. All movies begin at sundown. 10% military discount. Open every day, Sept. 16-Oct. 31. 1200 Laurel Tree Ln, Carlsbad. www.pumpkinpolarpalooza.com

 

Looking for more Halloween fun? Find crafts, recipes, games and much more in our Halloween Round-Up.

 

Updated: September 2023

 

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