Hey San Diego, it's pumpkin picking time! Here's your list of pumpkin patches open in San Diego County for 2021. Pick out the perfect pumpkin, pose for some awesome photos with the fam, and enjoy a day of fall family fun. Don't forget to visit our calendar for other ways to celebrate the season.
San Diego County Pumpkin Patches 2021
Pumpkin Station. Oct. 1-31. Locations in Rancho Bernardo, Del Mar, Mission Valley, National City and Bonita. Free admission and parking. Visit website for hours and more information. www.pumpkinstation.com
Family Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 9 am-9 pm, Oct. 1-31. Hayrides, farm animals, pumpkins, and a 1500 hay bale maze with a scavenger hunt. 300 Pepper Dr., El Cajon. www.familychristmastreefarm.com
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Bates Nut Farm. Pick from an array of pumpkins and enjoy tractor hayrides, a petting corral, straw maze and pony rides. Open daily, Sept. 18-Oct. 31, 9am-5pm. Weekends include live entertainment, food trucks and family-friendly attractions. Free parking and admission from Set.18-30 and October weekdays. $8 parking per car on October weekends. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. www.batesnutfarm.biz.
Mountain Valley Ranch. Open 9 am-7 pm, every day from Sept. 25-Oct.31. Enjoy pony rides, petting zoo, corn cannon, corn maze and an assortment of pumpkins and gourds. Snacks and refreshments are available on weekends. 842 Hwy. 78, Ramona. www.mountainvalleyranch.com/pumpkin-patch
Peltzer Pumpkin Farm. Weekends, 9 am–8 pm; weekdays, 10 am–8 pm. Sept. 25-Oct.31. 39925 Calle Contento, Temecula. www.peltzerfarms.com
Oma's Pumpkin Patch. Sept. 28-Oct. 30; open 10 am-7 pm Tues.- Sat. Kids activities include: giant slide, pedal cart/tricycle racetrack, petting corral, playground equipment, Cottonseed Mountain and more. All tickets, including tickets for the wagon ride, must be purchased online prior to arrival. No tickets will be sold on-site. 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside. www.omasfamilyfarm.com
FREE Summers Past Farms. Dates coming soon! Wander through the pumpkin patch and pick your favorite pumpkin. Visit website for dates and times. 15602 Olde Hwy. 80, Flinn Springs. www.summerspastfarms.com
FREE Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch. Visit the pumpkin patch in person or order online with curbside pick-up and delivery drop-off. Oct.1-Oct. 31. Mon.-Thurs., 11 am-8 pm; Fri. & Sat., 10 am-9 pm, Sun. 10 am-8 pm. Free admission and parking. 6710 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla and 3190 Mission Blvd., San Diego. www.mrjackolanternspumpkins.com
FREE U-Pick Pumpkin Patch at The Farm Stand West. Oct. 1- 31. Visit website for times. 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido. www.thefarmstandwest.com
FREE PB Pumpkin Patch. Oct. 1-31. Mon.–Fri., 10 am–10 pm; Sat., & Sun., 8 am–10 pm. 870 Garnet Ave. www.pbpumpkinpatch.com
Julian Farm & Orchard Pumpkin Patch. Saturdays and Sundays beginning Sept. 18, 10 am- 5 pm. Hayrides, cider pressing, axe throwing, farm animal visits and u-pick pumpkins. Fridays beginning Sept. 24, open for u-pick pumpkins only, no other activities. 4444 State Hwy 78. www.julianminingcompany.com
FREE Fallbrook Pumpkin Patch. Oct. 1-31. Tues-Fri., 3-8 pm. Sat., 10 am-8 pm. Sun., 11 am-6 pm. Closed Mondays. Carnival games, trick-or-treating, food trucks, face painting, petting zoo, scavenger hunt and more. Check website for schedule of events and activities. 1924 E Mission Rd., Fallbrook. www.fallbrookpumpkinpatch.com/about
Goff Family Pumpkin Patch. Oct. 8-31. Located at the putting green at Liberty Station. Sun.-Thurs., 9 am-8 pm and Fri.-Sat., 9 am-9 pm. 2830 Perry Rd., San Diego. www.gofffamilypumpkinpatch.com
Updated: October 2021