Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Ventura County, California? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Ventura 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!
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
Big Wave Dave's Christmas Trees & Pumpkin Patch
4075 Telegraph Rd., Ventura, CA. Phone: (805) 218-0282. Open: 7 days a week
from 10am to 9pm. Directions: Cross street is Ashwood, Near Ventura college.
Big Wave Dave's Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees has tons of pumpkins from
mini to giant. Free kids games and prizes!
- Boccali Ranch Pumpkin Patch
- pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay
rides, haunted rides, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area (bring your
own food), school tours, group reservations
3277 E. Ojai Ave, Ojai,
CA 93023. Phone: 805-861-8851. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See our website for current hours.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From
the 101 freeway: Exit highway 33, Go to highway 150, East Go through
town, at bottom of Dennison Grade behind Boccali's Pizza & Pasta (Reeves
Road & highway 150).
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Wide
selection of pumpkins from tiny to extra large, variety of squash,
gourds, Indian corn & seasonal farm-fresh produce. Free admission, we
have a kids maze and daytime hayrides on the weekends from 11am to 5pm.
Special haunted evening hayrides on select Friday & Saturday nights from
7 to 9pm. Visit our website for specific dates and cost. Visit Boccali's
Pizza & Pasta next door open for lunch and dinner,.
Click here for our Facebook page.
- Christ the King Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field,
3947 West Kimber Drive, Newbury Park, CA 91320. Phone:
(805) 498-2217. Alternate Phone: 8053124994. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday, from 12 noon to 8 pm; Saturday
from 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday, 12 pm to 7 pm October 12 to October 31.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, October 24
from 2 pm to 6 pm; Free admission free snacks, like popcorn and cotton
candy. Pacific Camps is bringing a Rock Wall, Jolly Jump, and Climbing
Spider with a Giant slide; Music, Face Painting, Games and Activities for
kids, Prizes, Food; Children must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule a
field trip! $5 per child: Includes 1 small pumpkin, snack and a story.
Hundreds of pumpkins for students to choose from. Contact Bonnie Hicks.
(UPDATED: October 13, 2015)
- EMIS pumpkin patch - pumpkins for sale in the
shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Honey
from hives on the farm, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties,
picnic area, school tours
2600 Old Telegraph Rd, Fillmore, CA 93030.
Phone: 805-607-6449. Alternate Phone: 805-415-2595. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 7 pm;
Saturday and Sunday, from 7 am to 7 pm. Directions: Look for the angry
strawberry on top of the barn.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
Faulkner Farm Pumpkin Patch -
pumpkin patch, hayrides, pony rides, mini train
14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula, CA 93060. Phone:
Open: CLOSED -
According to this page, Christopher M. Smith shut it down!. Cost: Varies according to activities. Takes major
credit cards, but bring cash for food and face painting. Email:
Acres of bright orange
pumpkins, a giant sunflower forest for the kids, towering hay pyramids, hay
rides with historic information about the area, farm animals, pony rides,
mini train rides, face painting, a country store, delicious food and great
- Fillmore & Western Railway - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, train rides, straw or hay bale maze, , gift shop,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, school
364 Santa Clara, Fillmore, CA 93015. Phone: 805-524-2546. Email:
Open: October every Saturday & Sunday - Pumpkin Patch starts first Saturday
in October. Haunted Hayride Family Dinner train on October 17, 24 & 31.
Murder Mystery Dinner train 18+ on October 10. And Zombie Hunter train on
October 17, 24, 25, 31. And for a map to our farm,
Click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Runs on
Saturdays and Sundays during the month of October. Come ride the
Pumpkinliners running during the month of October. Payment: Cash,
Visa/MasterCard. F & W
Railway does own a pumpkin patch, but it is at the Loose Caboose Garden
Center in Santa Paula, CA. There is no corn maze. The pumpkin patch is only
open to passengers of the railroad; a person must buy a Pumpkinliner or
Haunted Hayride ticket for admission to the patch.he website to buy tickets
for train rides is www.fwry.com. The address to take train rides and pick up
tickets on Will Call is 364 Main Street, Fillmore, CA 93015. (UPDATED:
October 30, 2017)
- McGrath Brothers Great Pacific Pumpkins - pumpkins
5100 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura, CA. Phone: 805-648-1189. Directions: In
Ventura, exit HWY. 101 at Victoria Ave., go south on Victoria (towards
Oxnard), right onto Olivas Park Drive, continue on Olivas Park Drive for
about 1/2 mile. Pumpkin patch is on the left (school tours meet at the
produce stand). Open: October 1st through the 31st. Groups
reservations accepted beginning July 1st. For school tours, they have a
pumpkin life cycle lesson and harvest talk, hay ride, barn animal viewing.
Directions: between Victoria Avenue and Telephone Road. Bathrooms, produce
stand (selling Indian corn, gourds, squash), teaching packet available.
McGrath Street Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch, hayrides
5156 McGrath Street, Ventura, CA 93003. Phone: (805) 658-9972. Directions:
Off Market Street& Knoll Drive; Take northbound 101 exit Victoria; go west
or left a short distance; right on Valentine Road; left on Knoll Drive short
distance to signs at McGrath. Open: October 1-31st, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
seven days a week: Pumpkin Patch, Free hayrides daily after 3pm and
all day on weekends. Variety of pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and farm
- McGrath Family Farm -
Organic, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
1012 Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo,
CA 93010. Phone: 805 983-0333. Alternate Phone: 805 485-4210. Fax: 805
[email protected]. Open: from 9 to 6 daily March 17th
through December 31st. Directions: Headed south on 101 freeway exit Central
Avenue in Camarillo and right turn on to Ventura Blvd. Market is on your
left. Heading north on 101 freeway exit Central Avenue in Camarillo and go
left over freeway overpass and right turn on to Ventura Blvd.
Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all
crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. School tours welcome. Check our
website for more information and for prices. We offer a Community Supported
Agriculture program Spring Summer and Fall. Call for prices or visit our
- Peace Lutheran Pumpkin Patch & Fest - pumpkins for sale in the
shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall
festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house,
71 Loma Drive,
Camarillo, CA 93010. Phone: (805) 482-3313. Alternate Phone: (805) 987-1613.
Fax: (805) 482-6044. Email:
[email protected]. Open: every day starting Saturday, October 24
to Saturday, October 31, from 1pm to 7pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Exit 101
freeway at Carmen, go north to Las Posas Road and take a left. We are on the
corner of Loma Drive and Las Posas Road (between Temple and Ponderosa).
Click here for a map and directions. Peace Pumpkin Fest welcomes
families with free admission on Saturday, October 24 from 10am to 3pm;
Ticketed attraction available for small purchase. Payment: Cash, Check.
Click here for our Facebook page. Pick and price your own pumpkin! Our
Saturday, October 24, 2015 Pumpkin Fest offers hay rides, face painting,
bounce house, live blue-grass band, storytelling, historic Luther Haus tour,
bake sale, toy train display, carnival games and prizes and more! Come in
costume and get a prize. "A Little Bit of Country in the Heart of Town.".
- Pete's Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale
maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, school tours
Exit Off 101 Freeway At Central Avenue, Camarillo, CA 93010. Phone:
805-207-3363. Alternate Phone: 805-983-8589. Fax: 805-988-9452. Open:
October 1st to October 31st; Open 7 days a week from 9am to till dark.
Directions: Exit 101 freeway at Central Avenue look North/East to the
Hillside. Can't miss us.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
- Prancer's Pumpkin Village - pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face
painting, inflatables/bounce house, carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo,
farm animals, school tours
3075 Johnson Dr, Ventura, CA 93015. Phone: 805
824-7015. Alternate Phone: 805 766-2122. Fax: 800 691-9135. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Sunday thru Sunday 9:00am to
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Driving
south from Santa Barbara exit Johnson Dr and make a left, then another left
near Motel 6. Driving north from Camarillo, exit Johnson Dr and make a
Click here for a map and directions. Open for Christmas trees black
Friday till Christmas eve. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Discover. Horse rides for ages 3 and up. private horse trail rides for age
10 and up from pumpkin patch to beach, hay rides, petting zoo, pitch fork
throwing, cowboy photo booth, face painting, music, food, ice cream,
catering trucks, wood carvers, antique farm equipment.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page. 2017
new events: 3,000 bale hay maze Live bands (After Hours) Rock and Roll,. Sat
and Sun Live Mariachi (Sundays only) Tractor barrel train ride. (UPDATED:
August 21, 2017)
- Pumpkinliner and Christmas Tree Train
- pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival,
train rides, gift shop,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle or moon
bounce, school tours
(UPDATED: October 30, 2017)
364 Santa Clara, Fillmore, CA 93015. Phone:
805-524-2546. Fax: 805-524-1838. Email:
[email protected] Open: Weekends in October from 9am to 5pm. Pumpkin
Click here for updates. Directions:
A unique stop located just east of the city of Santa Paula, on
the south side of Highway 126.We have something for everyone!
Click here for a map and directions.
. There is no corn maze. The pumpkin patch is only open to passengers of the
railroad; a person must buy a Pumpkinliner or Haunted Hayride ticket for
admission to the patch. Train trips to our pumpkin patch (Ichabog);Saturdays
and Sundays in October Departing at 10am,Noon,and 2pm; Train rides to the
Christmas Tree Farm Saturdays and Sundays after Thanksgiving until mid
December, Departing at 10am and 2pm. Payment: Cash, Debit cards,
- Stu Miller's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, rides, bouncy castles,
petting zoo, Christmas
They have many locations.
Click here for their table of
locations and more information.
- The Painted Pony Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, petting
zoo, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location
(call for info)
15315 Ojai Road, Santa Paula, CA 93060. Phone:
paintedponyfarm @gmail.com. Open: March 15 pm to October 31 Monday to
Friday 10 am 2 pm Reservation are a must October open every Saturday 10 am
to 4. Directions: Located 6 miles from Santa Paula and 9 miles from Ojai on
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
Underwood Family Farms is a pick-your-own grower of a wide variety of fresh
vegetables and fruits in Ventura County, California. They offer a wide
variety of services and activities tailored for the entire family, including
pick-your-own produce, birthday parties at their Farm Animal Center, school
tours, gift baskets (shipped anywhere in the U.S.), and the Fall Harvest
Festival in October. The festival will be open from 9:00 am until 6:00
pm October 1st through October 31st.
Admission to the festival is $12.00 per person on Saturdays and Sundays
and $3.00 per person Monday through Friday. Children under 2 are
free. On the
weekends, each person will receive a tractor-drawn wagon ride with their
paid admission. Plus - Parking is FREE and on October 31st - Halloween -
kids dressed in a full costume will receive FREE admission!! We are proud
contributors to many local non-profit organizations. A portion of all
4-H, the Rotary Club, Pleasant Valley Lions Club, Boy Scouts of America, and
several other non-profit organizations..
Underwood Family Farms - Somis
5696 Los Angeles Avenue Somis, CA 93066
Farm Market, Animal Center, Gift Baskets, Specialty Produce
Farms - Moorpark (Tierra Rejada)
3370 Sunset Valley Road (Formerly Moorpark Road)
Moorpark, Ca 93066
Farm Market, Animal Center, Pick Your Own
Produce, Fall Festival at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark (see
below) Wagon Rides, Birthday Parties, Educational Tours
A visitor writes on November 18, 2011:
"The events are wonderful! Last weekend they had hay rides and a Civil
War Reenactment as a fundraiser for the Rotary Club.The entire experience was delightful for our entire family!"
Fall Harvest Festival at Tierra
Rejada Family Farms, October 1- 31,, from 9 am to 6 pm. Phone: 529-3690. Admission: $12
(Saturday and Sunday); $3 (Monday to Friday);
Under 2 Free); Parking is free.
Pick-your-own pumpkin in our HUGE pumpkin patch, Clydesdale-drawn hay
rides, antique and new farm equipment and machinery displays, fun photo
ops, GIANT PUMPKIN display, and pick-your-own fruits and vegetables.
Baby animal petting and grooming corral, Pony rides.