Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Eastern Central California? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Eastern Central 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 activities, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), chocolate, coffee, k-cups or to donate to both the
Scouts and U.S. military troops,
click here and help the Boy Scouts!
Updates for October 2018
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.
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
- Amador Country Acres - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, we also have pie pumpkins,
13205 Fiddletown Road (just 5 miles
east of Plymouth), Plymouth, CA 95669. Phone: 209 403 2795. Alternate Phone:
209 245 3070. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 2 pm to dusk on Saturdays and
Sundays starting September 24, 2011; Check our facebook page for updates or
call 209 403 2795. Directions: From Plymouth (intersection of Main Street
and Highway 49), travel due east approximately 5 miles towards Fiddletown.
We are about 1/2 mile past the county bridge over the creek and are on the
left side of the road, cross our private bridge to enter the farm. If you
pass a covered bridge on the left, you've gone too far. Continue 2 miles on
to Fiddletown to make a U-turn (it's safer).
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We look
forward to your visit to our start-up farm. Take a walk through the old
apple orchard, check out the scarecrows or take a ride on the tire swing.
Check out the variety of pumpkins we have such as the pie, striped, green,
slate blue, white, baby, or jumbo ones, cinderellas, or jack-o-lanterns. We
have hoards of gourds too! Knarly, birdhouse and princess gourds. We have
limited quantities of cantaloupe, ornamental corn, butternut squash, popcorn
(hopefully) and sunflowers. And some apples left that are suitable for pies
or for horses.
- Amador Flower Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, train rides, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, gift shop, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
22001 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth, CA 95669. Phone: 209-245-6660. Fax:
[email protected]. Open: Daily 9 am to 4 pm, October 1st through
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From
highway 49 in Plymouth turn northeast on County Road 16 into the Shenandoah
Valley. Stay left at the fork in the road and continue 4.1 miles and turn
right on Shenandoah School Road.
Click here for a map and directions. Our pumpkin patch and corn maze are
open daily, 9 am to 4 pm, October 1st through 31st; All are invited to see
our farm animals and take a free tram ride every weekend in October, weather
permitting. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Our farm
specializes in daylilies. We have over 850 varieties available on our
website, through our catalog and at the farm in our retail nursery.
Information about our daylily festival and all other events can be found on
our website. We have 4 acres of demonstration gardens filled with daylilies
as well as hundreds of unique perennials and grasses. We also have walking
trails and picnic tables on our 14 acre farm that is open daily all year
with no admission fee.
- Winterport Farm - pumpkins, Christmas trees
2690 Hwy 104, Ione, CA. Phone: 209-274-4351. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Hwy 104, 3 miles west of Ione. Roadside stand
is open Aug 1-October 31,12:00-6:00 daily
- Dodasa Ranch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train
rides, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon
rides, Bounce house, concessions / refreshment stand, picnic area,
Bouncy castle, farm animals
5059 Carol Lane, Burson, CA 95225.
Phone: 209-772-2700. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Saturdays and Sundays October 8th -
October 30th 10 am to 5 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
- Moaning Cavern Adventure Park - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, haunted rides,
Pumpkin Weigh-Off, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own
5350 Moaning Cave Road, Vallecito, CA 95251.
Phone: 209-736-2708. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Pre - picked pumpkin patch open
each weekend in October, Saturdays and Sundays; On Halloween Day,
Free decorated pumpkin and homemade costume contests, Free Off -
Road Unimog Ride on Haunted HIll (Shot - gun position is $5 donation
for Salvation Army Butte Fire Families), Free Pumpkin Plunder and
Zip Line Pumpkin Smash, $55/ticket, pumpkin included! Visit website
for schedule of events.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash,
Click here for our Facebook page.
- Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, child-sized
haybale maze, parking provide free, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, pony rides
4808 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA 95338. Phone: 209 7427599.
Directions: Hosted by Longview Stables;1 Mile from downtown
Mariposa,4808,Hwy 140,(Directly behind Spring Hill School)Tel; 209
7427599. And for a map to our farm,
click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open:
October 17th to 30 Thursday, 9am till Dusk. Payment: Cash, Check.
Unicorn rides, free hot cocoa and kids straw bale maze. Name the
miniature foal and win a free horseback riding lesson.