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!
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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 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!
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 10 am to 9 pm. 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 11 am to 5 pm.
Special haunted evening hayrides on select Friday & Saturday nights from
7 to 9 pm. 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 - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, we also have pie pumpkins, Fall festival, Cell service cell phones
work here, restrooms, school tours
3947 W Kimber Dr, Newbury Park, CA 91320. Phone: (805) 498-2217. Alternate Phone: (805) 312-4994. Email:
[email protected]. Open: October
15 to October 31 Monday to Friday from 2 pm to 7 pm, Saturday 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday from 12 pm to 7 pm, October 31 from 9 am to 4 pm. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. NOTE: Our hours have changed
and we have added a point5k run so all can participate, it will be fun!! Our Pumpkin fest free event one day only on Saturday, October 29, 2 pm to 6 pm free
food, games, prizes, crafts, inflatables and more; Bring your family for a fun filled afternoon; We will serve you yummy snacks, you can play carnival like
games and win cool prizes; we have a craft table and inflatables to jump on; If you are interested in bringing a group to the patch on a weekday before 2 pm please contact Bonnie Hicks by email or call ; For a small fee per child you can get a small pumpkin, story and a craft; PUMPKIN RUN point5K Benefiting
The Teddy Bear Foundation Children and Adults 12 and up are $20 ages 3 to 11 are $10 HEATS BEGIN AT 3:30 pm register for the
5k online ;. Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard. Pumpkin Fest is a one day only free event Saturday, October 29, 2 pm to 6 pm on this day we will be
offering free food, games, prizes, crafts, inflatables and more. (UPDATED: October 11, 2022)
- 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 or 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.
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: UPDATED for 2022: SOLD to Sierra Northern - NO LONGER RUNNING, 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.
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.
Open: October 1-31st, 9 am to 6 pm, seven days a week: Pumpkin Patch, Free hayrides daily after 3 pm and all
day on weekends. 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.Variety of pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and farm
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 1 pm to 7 pm.
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 10 am to 3 pm;
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.".
Farm - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field
where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, cow train / barrel train rides, train rides, tractor-pulled hay
rides, farm market, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, train rides (train on a track), mining for gems, pony rides, petting zoo,
farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
18540 East Telegraph Rd, Santa Paula, CA 93060. Phone: (805) 824-7015. Email:
[email protected]. Open: October 3rd to October 31st 7 Days a week Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. PRANCERS PUMPKIN PATCH
OPEN October 3RD TO 31ST Come join us for a day of fun at our annual pumpkin patch at the farm; Our 30 acre farm will be filled with 10 acres of pumpkin
picking, pick your own fields, hay pyramid, access to our Farm Animal Center, barrel train corn expedition, horse rides and more; Our pumpkin patch runs
from October 3rd to October 31st and is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm; Included with admission: 10 acres of Pumpkin Picking Farm Animal Center Viewing Hay
Pyramid Barrel Train Corn Expedition Pick your own Fields (produce sold per pound) Horse Rides (additional fees apply) Plenty of Photo Opportunities and
MUCH MORE!!! Pull wagons and wheelbarrows available (Personal wagons and strollers encouraged). We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic.
Payment: Cash, Venmo, PayPal, ApplePay, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. . (UPDATED: October 12, 2020)
- Seasonal Adventures - pumpkins, inflatables, rides
144 W. Los
Angeles Ave. #106-287, Moorpark, CA 93021. Email:
Open: they have multiple locations (usually lots, like a carnival, not farms and sell both pumpkins and cut Christmas trees.
pumpkins, hand selected
just for you. If you're looking for fall decorations we have it all from scarecrows to cornstalks, Indian corn and even straw bales to add to your decor.
Most locations have Rides,too.
- Stu Miller's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, rides, bouncy castles,
petting zoo, Christmas
They used to have many locations, but either they closed or changed names.
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 from 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 am until 6 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.