Whether you’re looking for that extra large pumpkin to carve and add to your seasonal décor or a smaller one your little ones can paint and decorate, these Bay Area pumpkin patches have got you covered (and then some).Less
Country vibes meet the city when Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch opens. A community staple since 1979, you’ll find a variety of pumpkins from Cinderella to gourds. Families can enjoy the hay maze, hayrides, and photo ops with cool scarecrows and more.
Right in the heart of Half Moon Bay, this just might be the grandest of all the area pumpkin patches. Why? Lemos Farm has a nice mix of fun for all ages in the form of a great selection of pumpkins, bounce houses, goat yoga, pony rides, and a haunted train ride.
A quick drive down I-280 brings you to the home of this family-owned and operated farm featuring a pumpkin patch with more than 20 varieties of organic pumpkins. You can still expect the on-site hayrides, ponies and reptile exhibit but they have added a new farm-themed obstacle course and new haunted house in their corn maze.
Enjoy rolling fields of more than 60 varieties of pumpkins and squash at Farmer John’s in Half Moon Bay. Surrounded by nature’s beauty, be sure to capture their specialty pumpkin, the Atlantic Giant, for the Gram. You will also find an astounding pumpkin display, an authentic Native American Teepee, and an animal exhibit.
Come visit this third generation family farm on 100 acres of fun. You’ll find fields of pumpkins located along the beautiful California Coast on Highway 1. They also have hay bales, scary cutouts and a 5-acre corn maze! Grab some fresh Brussels sprouts on the stalk, artichokes, corn stalks, and gourds.
One of the oldest pumpkin farms in California, (their first pumpkin was sold in 1932), Arata’s perks include a 6-acre corn field, pumpkin river, hay rides, and the infamous 2-acre Minotaur’s Labyrinth hay maze. Younger children can enjoy a small play land while adults and older kids can explore the haunted barn. Attractions range in price and you can buy tickets online.
This lovely u-pick farm can be found between Half Moon Bay and Pescadero and currently offers u-pick strawberries, as well as other produce for purchase from the farmstand. Details on the pumpkin season are expected closer to October.
This year marks 27 years for Nicasio Valley Farms, located just 35 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge. From face painting and hayrides to live music and 12 acres of nature’s beauty, there is something for everyone. After you find your perfect pumpkin, grab a bite from Big Jim's BBQ on the weekend.
The hunt for the perfect pumpkin is only half the fun at Swank Farms. The pumpkin patch features two giant jumping pillows (one just for little kids), a double slide, a cow train, pig races, sunflower field, and a giant corn path. Admission to the pumpkin patch is free but you can purchase a pass for activities and to experience for the Trail of Lights and Frights.
Stroll through the Halloween store on Piedmont into a Pumpkin Wonderland. They carry more than 15 varieties of pumpkins, corn stalks, corn, gourds, straw, and straw bales. After you pick out a pumpkin, come into the store and purchase a carving kit and candles to make your Jack-o-Lantern unique.