Good outdoor fun that we can still have!

October 8, 2020
Spooky season is here and what better time to get lost in a sea of orange? Whether you’re looking to get your annual hay stack photo, pick the biggest pumpkin to carve or get lost in a corn maze, there are plenty of options on where to start.

Please respect the rules of your local pumpkin patch, follow social distancing guidelines whilst out and about, and for the love of all things spooky, wear a mask.

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SAN FRANCISCO
 

 

The Guardsmen Pumpkin Patch

2 Marina Blvd // Fort Mason

From themed days to carving contests to live music, what’s not to love about one of SF’s newest pumpkin patches?! Not only do you get your pumpkin fix for the whole family, but you also get the joy of helping others by visiting. The Guardsmen is a nonprofit organization that benefits at-risk youth in the Bay Area by providing outdoor programs and scholarships. This year, you can visit them at Fort Mason October 22 – 25 — all proceeds will go to their at-risk youth programs! 

Admission: Free, various prices for additional activities + products

Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch 

2101 Sloat Blvd & 1620 7th Ave // Sunset District

Clancy’s has got all the pumpkins you’ve ever dreamt of — from Munchkin to Sugar Pie to Cinderella, you’ll definitely find what you need to make that picture-perfect pumpkin pie.

Admission: Free admission and parking, small fee for hayrides.

 

Bay Natives Nursery

10 Cargo Way // India Basin

This spot’s dog-friendly and you’ll probably stumble upon some farm animals as well! Bay Native is home to spunky goats and chickens, and if you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of Falcon, Bay Native’s smartest chicken. Did we mention she lays blue eggs? 

Admission: Free

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EAST BAY 
 

 

Uptown Oakland Pumpkin Patch

1911 Telegraph Ave // Oakland

Can you think of anything better than free admission to a pumpkin patch? How about a 4-story ship slide, giant zorb balls (?), and a massive pumpkin shooter? Well, Speer Family has got something for everyone. Before you go, note that reservations are required for weekend visits!

Admission: Free admission, various prices for additional activities

Joan’s Farm 

4351 Mines Rd // Livermore

Joan’s has got the entire pumpkin experience! This patch is known for its extensive activities from corn mazes to fun houses, but this year may look a little different. Keep an eye on Joan’s Facebook for updates on new activities as they reopen!

Admission: Free Monday – Friday; $2 on weekends

 

Piedmont Pumpkin Patch

4414 Piedmont Ave // Oakland

The Piedmont Pumpkin Patch is back again and bringing you the Bay’s best pumpkins. You can pay them a visit and pick one out yourself, or if you feeling the fall spirit from home this year, have your pumpkins delivered! Piedmont Pumpkin Patch is delivering to anywhere in the Bay Area this year. Pretty sweet! house. 

Admission: Free; $8 for the haunted house.

 
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NORTH BAY 

 

Cool Patch Pumpkins 

6150 Dixon Ave West // Dixon 

This family-friendly pumpkin patch is perfect for the kids but be careful not to get lost in the corn maze! Hop on the hayride for a grand tour, and when you’re done, grab a pumpkin pie to share. 

Admission: Free for pumpkin picking; $15 for the Corn Maze; $5 for hayrides; $4 for pedal cars 

 

Silveyville Pumpkin & Christmas Tree Farm 

6248 Silveyville Road // Dixon

This spot has got all the pumpkins and then some, including games and activities for kids, duck feeding, and more!

Admission: Free

 

Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch

5157 Stony Point Rd // Santa Rosa

If you’re not picking out a pumpkin, get lost in the 8-acre corn maze, take a hayride or ride the cow train, go down the 24-foot inflatable slide, or walk through the sunflower maze! 

Admission: Various wristband prices ranging from $2 (general) to $21 (super plus)

 
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SOUTH BAY + PENINSULA 

 

Andreotti Family Farms Pumpkin Patch 

800 Cabrillo Hwy // North Half Moon Bay

This patch has been poppin’ since 1926, so come celebrate the tradition that’s been passed down through generations. There’s an abundance of pumpkins along with other types of produce, so it’s like a pumpkin patch and farmer’s market all in one! 

Admission: Free

Arata Pumpkin Farms 

185 Verde Rd. // Half Moon Bay

Get lost in Arata’s two-acre labyrinth hay maze, explore the cornfield and pumpkin river, ride a pony, pet a goat, hop on a hayride… The options are almost endless here. 

Admission: Individual activities vary from $5 to $15, all-access packages are $30-40

Lemos Farm

12320 San Mateo Rd // Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin patches might be at their peak in October, but Lemos has got pumpkins all year long! Halloween is definitely their favorite time of year and it’s easy to tell once you stroll through the haunted house. Visits are via pre-sold admission only, so check out your options before visiting! Feel free to join them for goat yoga, too, if you’re into that.

Admission: Free; Attraction prices vary

Blue House Farm

950 La Honda Road // San Gregorio

Though this 50-acre farm produces vegetables and fruit year-round, they make sure to dedicate time to pumpkins in October! Like their other U-Pick events, you can head down to the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin.

Admission: Free

With pumpkin, spice, and everything nice, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this season so grab your boo and hit up one of these pumpkin patches to find the perfect pumpkin.