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 those 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! 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 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 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

San Joaquin County

  • Arya Farm Produce - Pumpkin Patch, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    21459 S Reeve Rd, Tracy, CA 95304. Phone: 209-835-9850. Email: [email protected]. Since 2013, we’ve offered our homegrown and locally-grown pumpkins every fall, making this one of many traditions here at Arya. They also have u-pick pomegranates from late October thru January and a pumpkin patch in October.
  • Countryside Farms - UPDATE for 2019: They are permanently closed
    6666 E. Main Street, Stockton, CA 95215. . (UPDATED: October 20, 2019)
  • 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: [email protected]. 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. (UPDATED: May 19, 2017, JBS) 
  • 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: [email protected] . 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. (UPDATED: May 19, 2017, JBS)
    A visitor writes on October 20, 2008: "Always have a great time. "
  • 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: [email protected]. 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.(UPDATED: May 19, 2017, JBS)
  • Phillips Farms / Michael David Vineyards - pumpkin patch, farm animals
    4580 W. Highway 12, Lodi, CA. Phone: 209-368-7384 or (209) 368-5801. Email: [email protected]. 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.

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: [email protected]. 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: February 29, 2020 JBS)  (UPDATED: August 21, 2008)
  • Fantozzi Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, pig races, cow train / barrel train rides, Zombie paintball, corn cannon, goat walk, tractor-pulled hay rides, Trick-or-treating event, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, jumping pillow, pedal kart track, petting zoo, farm animals, group reservations
    2665 Sperry Avenue, Patterson, CA 95363. Phone: (209) 892-2015. Alternate Phone: (209) 402-0839. Fax: 209-892-2015. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 29 to October 31, 2018; Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 10 pm Sundays from 10 am to 8 pm Open weekdays for school field trips and group events. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, 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: August 27, 2018)
  • R.A.M. Farms, Inc - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins,
    716 N. Daubenberger Road, Turlock, CA 95380. Phone: (209) 668-2425. Alternate Phone: (209) 649-7078. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 20 to October 31 Sunday through Thursday from 10 am to 7 pm Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm See website for current hours. Directions: From Highway 99, take Fulkerth exit. Head East on Fulkerth to Golden State Boulevard. Turn left on East Canal Drive and head East until Canal Drive ends at North Daubenberger Road. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. With over 40 varieties, we offer the best selection of pumpkins, heirlooms, gourds, and winter squash. Our 20 acre corn maze is open for Freaky Flashlight Nights on Friday and Saturday nights. Hay maze, peddle tractors, snack bar, movies under the stars, pumpkin bowling, field trips, and birthday parties. Our U-pick sunflowers and zinnias and produce stand our open daily July through September. Honor box available. (UPDATED: July 22, 2019) 

 

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