Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Northwestern California? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Northwestern 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!
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Updates for September 2023
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. If you are looking for pick your own apples with
pumpkins and often also fun activities, see this page.
NOTE: Many farms went out of business in the past 2 years and others are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages 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
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! And local farm markets are here
Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
- North Coast Co-op -
follows organic practices, pumpkin patch
Bayside, CA. Phone: 822-2575, 826-8667. School tours in October to a
farm to pick a pumpkin to take home. The short tour teaches about
organic farms and the importance of farming to the local economy.
Organic Matters Ranch - Certified Organic,pumpkins
for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
farm market, porta-potties
6821 Myrtle Ave, Eureka, CA 95503.
Phone: 707-407-FARM. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Every day in October;
Weekdays 12 pm to 6 Weekends 10 am to 6.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Located on Myrtle Avenue between Freshwater Road and Indianola
Cutoff on the west side of the road.
Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic
for all crops! Payment: Cash, only. Come check out our wide variety
of beautiful, organic pumpkins, and edible winter squash!. (UPDATED:
September 23, 2015)
Warren Creek Farms -
Certified Organic, pumpkins
for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
we also have pie pumpkins, porta-potties, school tours
River Road, Arcata, CA 95521. Phone: (707) 822-6017. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
UPDATE for 2021, Their Facebook page has not been updated since 2020; Does anyone have current information, are they still open? If so,
please write me, their last reported hours were Starting
late September on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6
pm, and weekdays from 1 pm to 6 pm thru October 31st .
Directions: From Highway 101 take Giuntoli Lane exit. Take the
roundabout West towards Jane's Road. Take the first right on Heindon
Road. Turn Left on Miller Lane, turn right on Mad River Road.
Click here for a map and directions.
We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, WIC
Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. No night visits, free mini maze (no other
maze) (UPDATED: September 25, 2018)
- Hawes Ranch Farms Supply - pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze,
horse-drawn hay rides, haunted house, haunted rides, snacks and
refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals,
birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for
21923 Dersch Road, Andeson, CA 96007. Phone: 530-949-9997.
Alternate Phone: 530-365-8488. Fax: 530-365-6313. Email:
[email protected]. Open: late September to October 31; Fridays 4 pm to 10 pm, - Saturdays 10 am to 10 pm, - Sundays noon til dusk; Special October Hours; Last 3 Wednesdays AND Thursdays in
October, we open 4 pm til dusk; Weekday Specials: Monday - Tuesday from 1 pm to 6 pm; Wednesdays, Thursday and Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin
Click here for updates. Directions: We invite you to come out
and treat yourselves to a day of fun on the farm! We are in
California — located right along the Sacramento River between
Anderson and Palo Cedro, where the old Deschutes Railroad used to
run years ago.
Click here for a map and directions. Plan to visit to the Farm!
Farm Attractions: Daytime Corn Maze, Access to the Pumpkin Patch-Zip
Line, Barnyard Jump-Cow Train Rides- Grain Train-Farm
Animals-Express Railroad Train-Pig Races-Pizza Farm-Pony Rides-Duck
Races and more!. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Discover, AmEx. (UPDATED: May 15, 2017, JBS)
- Nash Ranch Pumpkin Patch - flowers, pumpkins, winter
squash, Other fruit or veg, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, train
rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, haunted house, straw or hay bale maze,
child-sized haybale maze, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon
rides, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo
10925 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003. Phone: 530-241-0763.
Open: Daily: Pumpkin Patch and day corn maze are open daily 10 am to
6 pm; night maze open till 11 pm Fridays & Saturdays; October
31, Halloween night until 9:30; Haunted House on Friday and Saturday
nights, from dark (about 7:00pm) until 11 pm; Day time Haunted House
noon to 4:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays, and October 31, Halloween
night, 6:30 til 9:30 pm. Directions: We are located 1 mile
South of Shasta College and about 4 miles north of Hwy 44 on Old
Oregon Trail in Redding. And for a map to our farm,
Shasta County's Original Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze since 1991 and
the best little (spectacular) haunted house in the west.. Payment:
Cash, Check. Since 1991, you-pick pumpkins from a 15 acre patch with
over 30 varieties of pumpkins, winter squash, gourds, decorative
Indian corn and broom corn. Festival each weekend. Come tour The
Dreams of Darkness haunted house for a spooky adventure full of
great surprises and scares for the 20th year. Check out “thedreamsofdarkness.com”
and on Facebook. Corn maze with over ten acres with three and a half
miles of trails twisting, turning and dead ends. Come see if you can
figure out the clues in the maze! Night maze Friday and Saturday
nights! Train Rides - Come experience the Nash's “Dotto” train, made
in Italy, $2 per person, kids 2 and under free.
Harris U-Pick Berry Patch and Pumpkin Farm -
7715 Eastside Rd, Fort Jones, CA 96032.
Phone: 530-468-2328. Alternate phone: 530-468-4777. Open: UPDATE for 2023, Their website is gone and their Facebook page hasn't been updated since COVID, so I assume they have closed permanently. If you know anything for sure,
please write me,
their last reported hours were Daily,
from 6 am to 8 pm. Located in a beautiful country setting that
is family friendly. So, pack your lunch, bring the kids and have a
great day in the country!
Hunter Orchards Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, pumpkin patch,
14431 Old Westside Road, Grenada, CA 96038. Phone: 877-877-2948 or 926-3850.
Open: daily in the month of October, 10 am to 6 pm. Directions:
north of Gazelle. This orchard also has prepicked apples, colorful
gourds and other fall produce. This is a great adventure for
kids....all us for directions toll free . U-Pick pumpkin patch.
Acres and acres of pumpkins to choose from, all sizes and shapes,
way too many varieties of winter squash, hay maze for the kids,
apples, pears, fresh cider, jam, and fall holiday decorations.
Perhaps you came as a kid on a school field trip.
- Papa's Pumpkin Patch
- Permanently closed
4916 Solus Drive, Weed, CA 96094. Open: Permanently closed.
A visitor writes on October 01, 2022:
"Closed and they have retired it's too bad as the view is tremendous here is a facebook link to a photo
- Weed's Halloween Fright Night Carnival - Haunted House,
game & food booths
Weed, CA. Phone: 530-938-3056. Open: on October 31 only.
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