Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, California, sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page!

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops, click here and help the scouts!

Updates for April 2017

Although most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes are now closed,  it is time to tag your Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt. In the meantime, you may find a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!.

The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

San Joaquin County

  • Countryside Farms - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    6666 E. Main Street, Stockton, CA 95215. Phone: 209-943-1632. Alternate Phone: 209-484-5480. Fax: 209-943-1636. Email: cntryfrm@aol.com. Open: September 23 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Agriculture Education Farm Field trips and Programs. Agriculture Commodities Tours. Recreational Vehicles Farm Stays. (UPDATED: September 18, 2009)
  • Dave's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, pig races, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Jumping pillow,
    3010 Burrows Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95619. Phone: 916-849-9450. Email: info@davespumpkinpatch.com. Open: Pumpkin Patch opens September 29 am to October 31st, Monday to Friday 10am to Dusk, Saturday/Sunday from 10am to 9pm; Haunted Corn Maze opens October 5 from dusk until Midnight. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 10, 2012)
  • Dell'Osso Farms - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo
    26 West Stewart Road, Lathrop, CA 95330. Phone: 209-982-0833. Email us at: info@pumpkinmaze.com . Directions: Click here for directions and for a map to Dell Osso farm, Click here. Open: Daily from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, from late September through October 31. Worlds Largest Corn maze. We have the only pumpkin blaster in the world. Shoot 4 inch pumpkins over 200 yards. Dell' Osso has a haunted hay ride through a special corn maze. Come and pick your own pumpkin. We have a haunted house, train ride, pony rides, jumpers, fun for the whole family. Payment: Cash, only.
    A visitor writes on October 20, 2008: "Always have a great time. "
  • Pumpkin Fest 2011 at Mountain House - ONE day ONLY pumpkin festival: Saturday, October 22, 2011 with pumpkins, asparagus, parking provide free, gift shop, musical entertainment, cooking or fruit/veg judging, restrooms, petting zoo, petting zoo, FREE admission,
    605 W Esplanade Drive, Mountain House, CA 95391. Phone: 714-556-4365. Open: Saturday, October 22, 2011, noon to 5:30 pm; Illuminated Pumpkin Walk from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Click here for our Facebook page. A great time is brewing at Mountain House on Saturday, October 22 starting at noon, so bring the family—and a carved pumpkin to display in the Pumpkin Walk! Sample local arts, crafts and refreshments as you stroll Questa Park! Enjoy DIY Demos and enter to win opportunities at our new model homes + Kids’ Zone, prizes and evening Pumpkin Walk! Free admission! Proceeds of sale items benefit HomeAid Northern California. Sponsors are Shea Homes, Meritage Homes, Standard Pacific Homes and Questa Mountain House. For directions and updates, vendor and sponsor info and more, see our wqebsite! (ADDED: October 04, 2011)
  • Pumpkinmaze at Dell'Osso Farms - corn maze, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo
    501 S. Manthey Road, Lathrop, CA 95330. Phone: 209-982-0833. Email us at: sdellosso@califia.com. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Open: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Worlds Largest Corn maze, Open from October 2 through October 31. We have the only pumpkin blaster in the world. Shoot 4 inch pumpkins over 200 yards. There is a haunted hay ride through a special corn maze. Come and pick your own pumpkin. We have a haunted house, train ride, pony rides, jumpers, fun for the whole family. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Phillips Farms / Michael David Vineyards - pumpkin patch, farm animals
    4580 W. Highway 12, Lodi, CA. Phone: 209-368-7384 or (209) 368-5801. Email: vintage@lodivineyards.com. Directions: 1 mile east of Hwy 5 on Hwy 12. Open: Daily from 8am to 5pm. Also, Wines, fresh fruits, vegetables, bakery, café.  Pumpkin patch in October. . We offer free admission on Monday through Thursday. We also have pumpkin patch Trail (not a maze, though). We have games and many pumpkin varieties. (UPDATED: September 30, 2009)

Stanislaus County

  • Dutch Hollow Farms - pumpkins,  pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, winter squash, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    5101 Oakdale Rd, Modesto, CA 95357. Phone: 209-456-4629. Email: info@dutchhollowfarms.com. Open: Daily from 9am to 9pm. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From Highway 99, take Salida/Kiernan exit head east about 6 miles(after McHenry Avenue Kiernan turns into Claribel Rd) and turn left on Oakdale Rd, make immediate U-turn on Freddy lane. Farm is on the N/W corner of Oakdale/Claribel Road. Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze (Angry Birds) open October 3, U-pick pumpkins open October 1; Hay Rides, Farm Animals, photo areas. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 01, 2012)( UPDATED: August 21, 2008)
  • Fantozzi Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cow train rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, pig races, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted trail, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2665 Sperry Avenue, Patterson, CA 95363. Phone: 209-892-2015. Alternate Phone: 209-402-0839. Fax: 209-892-2015. Email: fantozzifarms@yahoo.com. Open: Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 am to 10 pm; Sundays 10 am to 8 pm; September 28 to October 31,2013. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Interstate 5, take the Sperry Avenue exit to Patterson. Head east one-half mile. Corn maze and pumpkin patch is on the left. From Highway 33, take the Sperry Avenue exit and head west approximately two and a half miles. Corn maze and pumpkin patch is on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We also offer school field trips during the weekdays, 9 am to 4 pm. A field trip to our farm is a fun and educational experience for children of all ages!. (UPDATED: July 27, 2013) (UPDATED: July 05, 2010)
  • Freddy's Farm @ FUNWORKS! - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    4307 Coffee Road, Modesto, CA 95357. Phone: 209-549-7888. Email: agonsalves@itsallaboutfunworks.com. Open: October 1 pm to November 1, 2009 on Monday to Thursday from 3pm to 9pm; Friday to Saturday from 12noon to 11pm; Sunday 12pm to 9pm. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Turlock: Highway 99 north to Pelendale Exit. Right on Pelendale until Coffee Road. Maze is on the left side behind FUNWORKS! From Manteca: Highway 99 South to Pelendale Exit. Left on Pelendale until Coffee Road. Maze is on the left side behind FUNWORKS! Click here for a map and directions. Freddy's Farm is a 10 acre farm located next to FUNWORKS! Family Fun Company; The farm includes a 9 acre maze, a petting zoo, hay ride and pumpkin patch; FUNWORKS! offers go-carts, Putt-Putt Gol Friday, bumper boats, batting cages, picnic areas, game zone, rock wall, play zone, teddy bear factory, bumper cars, bowling and a pizza parlour.
    Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (UPDATED: October 16, 2009)
  • R.A.M. Farms Inc. - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, haunted house, Pumpkin Weigh-Off, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    716 N. Daubenberger Rd, Turlock, CA 95380. Phone: 209-649-7078. Alternate Phone: 209-668-2425. Email: contact@ramfarms.com. Open: September 28 am to October 31; Open Daily 10 am to Dusk; 10 am to 10 on The Corn Maze will be open on Mondays Pumpkins will be available by appointment on weekends through November or while supplies last. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: U-Pick Farm: Conveniently located off Highway 99 (take frontage road off of Mitchell Road exit) on the corner of Esmar and Rhode Road, Ceres, CA. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. From Halloween pumpkins and heirlooms, to interesting winter squash and gourds, we have 40 varieties gathered & waiting for you to choose from! Our 20 acre corn maze is A-Mazing! Visit our website to inquire about group admission or hosted parties. U-Pick: From Halloween pumpkins and heirlooms, to interesting winter squash and gourds, we have more than 40 varieties waiting for you to come pick them! Jack-O-Lanterns, heirlooms, decorator gourds and squash sizes varrying from 1/4lb to 100lbs! For wholesale inquiries visit our website. (UPDATED: September 28, 2012) (UPDATED: May 24, 2011) (ADDED: October 04, 2009) 

 

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