Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Los Angeles area of California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Los Angeles area of 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! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

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 December 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 pie crust recipe is here! And we have home 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 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.  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

Los Angeles County

  • Calabasas Pumpkin Festival - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    Juan Bautista De Anza Park, Calabasas, CA 91302. Phone: 818-222-5650 . Email: [email protected]. Open: Held only on ONE WEEKEND each October;  October 17, 2021, 10am to 5pm. Directions: Lost Hills Exit off of the 101 Freeway in Calabasas. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Payment: Csh, only. Rides, games, live bands, delicious food, arts and crafts and other fall family fun. There's also pumpkin bowling, pumpkin beer, pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie. Did you know that Calabasas got its name from the Spanish word “Calabaza” meaning “pumpkin” or “gourd”? 
  • Cal Poly PomCal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival - corn maze, pumpkins ona Pumpkin Festival at Kellogg Farm - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    4102 S. University Drive, Pomona, CA 91768. Phone: (909) 869-2215. Alternate Phone: (909) 869-4906. Email: [email protected]. Open: Weekends in October from 10am - 6pm. Our Pumpkin Patch is known as one of the largest in California. Over 70,000 Cal Poly grown pumpkins fill the 10 acre patch. Best of all every pumpkin, big or small, is only $5 regardless of size! Pumpkins From the Field are $5 Any Size. Directions: Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch located along Temple Avenue between South Campus Drive and University Drive. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Tips from past year's visitors:  Pick your own pumpkins from their HUGE pumpkin patch. Bring a wagon if you have one because carrying the pumpkins from the patch to your car can be heavy! Students from the College of Agriculture plant and care for the crop until it's ready for harvest in October. Most pumpkins are priced at $5 each (these are 2012 prices - they may have changed), and visitors often bring gloves, shears and perhaps a wagon for their chance to pick a great pumpkin. Pumpkins range from softball to basketball size (some even larger). Pumpkin Festival admission and parking is free.  The popular Insect Fair, featuring educational displays and demonstrations, will run Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.  It is located in the Bronco Student Center.  Insect Fair admission in 2012 was $4 for adults, $3 for children under 12, and children 2 and under are free.  (UPDATED: September 8, 2020 JBS)  (UPDATED: June 24, 2015)
  • Forneris Farms - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, train rides, Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties, group reservations
    15200 Rinaldi Street, Mission Hills, CA 91345. Phone: (818) 730-7707. Alternate Phone: (818) 361-0714. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze open October 9 to October 31, 2021; Monday to Friday: 1pm to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 5pm; Ticket booth closes at 4pm for Corn Maze and Train Ride; Please see website for all details on Corn Maze, Train Ride and pumpkin Patch admission. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: 1/4 mile east of the 405 freeway/Sepulveda Blvd. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Farm Market is open most of the year. Spring (late March/early April) and we usually close for the Winter in late December. Pumpkin Patch is annually each October. (UPDATED: September 21, 2021)
  • Gilchrist Farm - Pumpkins, pony rides, petting zoo, wagon rides, farm crafts, live bands, community fundraisers, pig races, shooting gallery, straw bale maze and more!
    30116 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California, CA 91390. Phone: (661) 645-2517. Email: [email protected]. Open: from Saturday, September 30, daily from 9AM to 6PM until November 1. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  Let us take care of your horses or help you learn all about what it takes to have a horse of your own. Enjoy the ranch for your most memorable events, birthday parties, weddings, corporate events, etc. Visit our Country Store, online or in person, and try out Goat's Milk soap, fresh eggs, home grown hog or Thanksgiving Turkey!From birthday parties to weddings, we can help make any occasion special. HORSE BOARDING, LESSONS & TRAINING.  Visit goats, ducks, chickens, pigs, turkeys, bunnies and more goats in our extensive petting zoo.  (ADDED: August 10, 2017, JBS)
    A visitor writes on August 09, 2017: "Gilchrist Farm Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch will launch on . No parking or entry fees. "
    (UPDATED: August 09, 2017)
  • Huntington Beach - Fall Fest, Trick or Treating on Main Street, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo. Bouncy houses,
    200 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Phone: (714) 960-8895. Phone: 714-960-8884. Open: Fall Fest on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at Worthy Park (1831 17th Street). Fall Fest cost is $20 per family, additional pumpkins available for purchase; trick or treating on October 31, from  5 pm to 9 pm. Trick or Treat on Main Street, Downtown HB. Halloween Fest on Main Street. Cost: Free. Kids can Trick or Treat with local merchants in downtown HB and enjoy free activities such as Pony Rides and Petting Zoo. Halloween on Main -Thousands come to Downtown Huntington Beach for kids entertainment, coloring booths, petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, trick or treat downtown and too much fun to mention in one paragraph.  Cost Free, candy may run out some come early! Location: 200 Main St. parking, Huntington Beach, CA. Kids can wear costumes for costume contest, and a separate Howloween contest for dogs takes place. Call: (714) 536-8300.   
  • Kenny O Design - flowers, pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, gift shop
    7353 Clybourn av, sun valley, CA 91352. Phone: 818-759-7159. Fax: 818-759-7166. Email : [email protected]. Directions: 5 freeway north to Sunland Blvd south to Valerio make left to Clybourn av. we are located the corner of Valerio and Clybourn And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Tuesday thru Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm Friday open till 7 pm Sunday hours are 10 am to 4 pm call for extended holiday hours October thru December pumpkin patch is open October 6 thru October 31 flower shop and nursery are open year round. cut flowers and arrangements available year round Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. tropical plants, bedding plants, banana trees, hanging baskets, indoor and outdoor plants.
  • Kidspace Children's Museum Annual Pumpkin Festival - pumpkins, bouncers, pony rides, a petting zoo, games, food,
    Brookside Park, 480 North Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103. Phone: (626) 449-9144. Fax: (626) 449-9985. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday in mid-October to October 31 from 9:30am to 5:00 pm. Everyone is invited to march, dance, and strut the orange catwalk in our fanciful Halloween parade—costumes encouraged! We'll have free pumpkin decorating, silly story times, and up-close visits with our hairy-not-scary spider friends every day
  • Knott’s Berry Farm Scary Farm - haunted houses, mazes
    8039 Beach Blvd Buena Park, CA 90620. Phone: (714) 220-5200. Open: Select Dates from mid-September to October 31. Knott’s Berry Farm is home to world-class rides, shows and attractions in four themed areas including Ghost Town and the Camp Snoopy children's area. Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest and most haunting Halloween event in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills that can’t be found anywhere else. The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows, and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park. These haunted attractions have the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare. But unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from -- which makes it the thing to do for Halloween. Knott’s Scary Farm is not recommended for children under 13. All guests, regardless of age, need to have their own paid admission ticket. Knott's Berry Berry Farm Facebook page.
  • Lombardi Ranch - UPDATE for 2019, Yelp reports they are permanently closed;
    29527 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA.
  • Lopez Ranch Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, Trick-or-treating event, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, pony rides, birthday parties
    425 Rose Avenue, Venice, CA 90291. Phone: 323-804-5618. Email: [email protected]. Open: See our Facebook page for hours and weekend activities. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, only. No entrance fees and lots of fun activities for children of all ages. Weekends are fun-filled with - pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, scavenger hunts, pumpkin decorating, pie eating contests, craft making & more! We have LA's largest & most unique variety autumn decor including gorgeous pumpkins, gourds, straw bales, corn stalks & lots more! For Birthday Party reservations please email. Please call for today's activity schedule or visit our Facebook Page. Happy Haunting! Commercial Fire Retarding available, please call for more information. (UPDATED: October 08, 2016) (UPDATEED: October 01, 2014)  
  • Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, farm market, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    10100 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90069. Phone: 310-276-9827. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 2nd to 31st, 2015, Monday to Thursday from 10am-7pm; Friday and Saturday from 9am-9pm; and on Sunday from 9am-8pm; Activities have separate hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Petting Zoo - Come play with our baby goats, sheep and ducks! Jumpin' Pumpkin, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Mr. Bones' Super Slide, Straw Maze, Pumpkin Decorating, Giant Rockin' Horses and more. Click here for a link to our Facebook page  
  • PA's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch, rides, 2 bouncers, pony rides, petting zoo
    6701 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803. Phone: (562) 596-7741. Email: [email protected]. Directions: on PCH, near PCH and 2nd street, across the street from Whole Foods Download a map by clicking here. Open: September 25 Through Halloween; hours are September 25 to October 15 on Monday to Friday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Saturday to Sunday 10:00am to 9:00pm; then October 16-3oth on Monday to Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and on October 31, 2015 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. We offer a large variety of pumpkins to choose from, as well as haystacks, corn stalks and gourds. We also have a snack bar, pony ride, a petting zoo and a variety of games and rides. A fun place for the whole family, and a great getaway for school groups, scout groups, birthday parties and special events! A fun place for the whole family, and a great getaway for school groups, scout groups, birthday parties and special events!
  • Pasadena Pumpkin Patch - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Bounce house, porta-potties, Bouncy castle, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals
    900 North Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91104. Phone: 626-622-4893. Email: [email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Their Facebook page has not been updated since 2018; Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me, their last reported hours were Every day in October (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday) from 10:00 am to 10 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are located at the CVS parking lot On the corner of Mountain Street and North Lake Avenue North of the 210 Freeway. Click here for a map and directions. Pasadena Pumpkin Patch October 1st to October 31st. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Celebrate Halloween in Pasadena with a visit to our family-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Patch filled with Activities for all ages! Wander through the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin! Explore the petting zoo, where kids and adults are welcome to meet and feed goats, rabbits, pigs, ponies, sheep, chickens, donkeys and more! Slide down our Spectacular Super Slides! Laugh and bounce in our Fun Giant Bounce Houses! Bring your camera for pony ride photos! Book your child's Birthday Party and Special Events. Pasadena Pumpkin patch has been in business for over 20 years! We are a family business that provides the best pumpkins of all shapes, colors, and sizes at the best prices. Ask about wholesale prices.
  • Santa Monica Farmers' Market - One-day pumpkin sale
    Wednesday Farmers Market, 2nd St at Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3126. Phone: 310-458-8712.  The state's largest farmers' market opens its "All-You-Can-Carry Pumpkin Patch" is held on Wednesday October 31st ONLY - it takes place at the Wednesday Farmers Market, from 8:30 am - 11:30 am (or until the pumpkins are gone.)
  • Shawn's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, train rides, Fall festival, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, inflatables/bounce house, carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    6020 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232. Phone: (323) 325-6314. Alternate Phone: (424) 625-1754. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 4th to October 31st; Hours:Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. One of the largest pumpkin patches in the Los Angeles area, Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch has hundreds of beautiful and colorful pumpkins for carving or crafting. With ponies, petting zoo, carnival games, straw maze, face painting, food stands, and admission is free and the pumpkins are affordably priced. (UPDATED: September 19, 2019) (ADDED: September 24, 2018)
  • Stu Miller's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, rides, bouncy castles, petting zoo, Christmas trees,
    They have many locations. Click here for their table of locations and more information.
  • Tapia Bros. Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    5251 Hayvenhurst Ave, Encino, CA 91436. Phone: 818-905-6155. Open: 9 am to 6 pm daily. Directions [email protected] Pumpkin Patch and Farm Produce Stand: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday; Hayride, Corn Maze, and tractor - pulled train ride hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Directions: We are located at 5251 Hayvenhurt Ave, Encino, CA. At the corner of Hayvenhurst and Burbank Blvd, just off the 101 freeway. From the 405: Exit Burbank, head west about 2.5 miles and make a left onto Hayvenhurst, patch will be on the right-hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Farm Stand featuring "world famous" sweet corn and vine ripened tomatoes open almost year-round; Open for Christmas trees from the 1st of December to Christmas eve; We are also home to "Tomatomania" in March. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We also offer a spook-house, mini cave, kid's jail, and a wide variety of fall decorations such as leaves, gourds, Indian corn, corn stalks, and hay bales.   
    A visitor writes on October 27, 2010: "I went to school with the Tapia Bros. and will support them alllllll the way. Great prices, family works hard! During pumpkin patch weekends, sell roasted corn and have a picnic area.. Popular farm stand in the middle of the city during the rest of the year; known for their tomatoes and corn"
  • West Coast Bad Boyz and Youth Authority League Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    17475 Gale Avenue, City Of Industry, CA 91748. Phone: (818) 590-3813. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm; and Friday to Sunday from 9am to 11pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. There will be monster truck rides, live entertainment, carnival rides, kiddie rides, horizontal inflatable rides, vertical inflatable rides, and quad racing!!!!! Fun for all ages!!!!.
  • Whittier Pumpkin Patch and Christmas trees - pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, face painting, inflatables/bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    11760 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA 90601. Phone: (562) 677-6405. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin Patch open daily 9am to 9pm October 1 to 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. The best place to pick the perfect Halloween pumpkin and fresh cut Christmas tree. Since our grand opening in 2005, Whittier Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees has been dedicated to celebrating the Holiday Seasons with wholesome family fun. Here you will find a charming farmland atmosphere in the heart of the big city. (UPDATED: May 04, 2017)

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