Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Kern County, California? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Kern County, 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!
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New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for
baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for
every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.
Updates for June 2021
Most pumpkin patches and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some
earlier! You may also like a
local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!. The world's best
pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the
crust recipe is here! And we have
canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access many
pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the
top of the page or the site search.
Keep in mind, many farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and Haunted Houses are trying to cope with rapidly changing state COVID requirements: ALWAYS
see their own website, Facebook page or call them before you go.
NOTE: Many of the farms are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages - but they don't tell
anyone, including search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo or us, or redirect their website, thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken
please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!
After Halloween, find a Christmas tree at a
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. 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
- Banducci Family
- pumpkin patch, corn maze, pony rides, snacks and refreshment stand, snacks and refreshment stand,
picnic area, school tours
10747 Taft Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311. Phone:
661-832-2332. Open: Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm, Friday and
Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm, during October. Directions: Call for directions.
Payment: Cash, only..
A visitor writes on October 19, 2013: "Banducci's Family
Pumpkin Patch 10747 Taft Hwy Bakersfield, CA (1 hour 42 mins)"
A visitor writes on October 09, 2010: "It is the most
fabulous place for pictures - they have picture areas set up to use, a small
pond, lots of character!"
Farms - Apples, Raspberries, pumpkins
19670 Easy Street,
Tehachapi, CA. Phone: 661-444-0835. Phone: 661-823-9829. Open: Wednesday
through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Closed Monday and Tuesday. Directions: corner
of Easy Street and Loumas Lane.
Click here for a map. U-PICK AND WE-PICK. Apples and pumpkins. We also
have U-pick raspberries, lavender, tomatoes, butternut squash. Our apple
varieties are mostly yellow delicious and red delicious. Don't wait too late
and miss out! Questions? Call or text Margaret at 661-444-0835. Dries Farms is a family farm started in 1995 with 7 acres of raspberries. It has evolved into
a half acre of raspberries, 500 lavender plants, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes and herbs on 5 acres.(UPDATED: October 12, 2020 JBS) (UPDATED:
October 10, 2016)
- Knaus Ranch - apples
Cherry Lane and Tucker Road, Tehachapi, CA. Phone: 661-822-4142. U-pick apples,
gourmet olives, crafts, apple peelers, apple and pumpkin butter.
- Little Bears Pumpkin Patch - UPDATE: October 29, 2020: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed p
Shafter, CA 93263. We had to close the farm a couple years ago. Please remove the listing. Thank you, Ted New Little Bears Pumpkin Patch
October 29, 2020)
Murray Family Farms - Certified Organic,
pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested
and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze,
straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, cow train / barrel train
rides, train rides, corn cannon, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled
hay rides, wagon rides, Fall festival, Honey from hives on the farm, gift
shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic
area, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, jumping pillow,
petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties,
school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
6700 General Beale, Bakersfield, Ca , CA 93307. Phone: (661) 330-0100.
Alternate Phone: (661) 371-0400. Email:
[email protected]. Open: All October long! visit our
website for more details.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
Click here for updates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for some
crops. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page..
The 2020 October Fun Fest may be canceled, but we'll be allowing family safe
socially distanced visits to the pumpkin patch this October. Our PvZ corn
maze will be up and available again this year, but we're making it extra
special to accommodate social distancing. It'll be one way, too, so you
won't really have to worry about getting lost. NEW THIS YEAR is our
SUNFLOWER FIELD, perfect for all your Insta-Fan Farm Fanatics!
September 25, 2020 JBS) (UPDATED: April 02, 2018)
Onyx Family Farms - Farmers' Market -
No pesticides are used, pumpkins for
sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, we also have pie pumpkins, Fresh eggs, petting zoo, farm animals,
300 Doyle Ranch Road, Onyx, CA 93255. Phone: 760-377-7460.
Alternate Phone: 760-378-1972. Email:
[email protected]. Open: October 1st to October 31st.
Directions: 1/4 mile East of the Old Onyx Store, take a Left on Doyle Ranch
Road with the flags and signs on the highway.
Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the
crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx, WIC
Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers.
- Tapia's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, Bounce house, haunted
house, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, face painting, Bounce
house, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
1855 Rosamond Blvd.,
Rosamond, CA 93560. Phone: 661-256-5077. Alternate Phone: 661-733-2150.
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10am to 8pm;
Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 9pm, October6th to October 31; October 31st
will be our last day open for the season. Directions: A 1/4 mile east of
highway 14 on Rosamond Blvd.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. On the
weekends we will have a variety of vendors placed at our entrance.