Pumpkin Patch Time in Sacramento

| October 13, 2009 | 488 Comments


One of the most fun and memorable things to do with kids in October is to go to a Pumpkin Patch!  Whether you simply want to pick out that perfect pumpkin to carve or make a day of it by enjoying the other attractions, there are many wonderful patches in the Sacramento area.  We’ve enjoyed Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and the Silverbend Pumpkin Patch with our kids in past years.  This year we are excited to try out The Pumpkin Farm, Dave’s Pumpkin Patch or Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm.  They have great pictures on their websites, lots of attractions and look  like a ton of fun!  We will also try to get to Fog Willow Pumpkin Farm.  It looks like it could be the best value around.

Remember to bring something to hold your pumpkin/s in, small bills for admission, attractions and snacks.  Leave your flip-flops and sandals at home and be prepared to walk in dirt.  Don’t forget your camera…there are great photo opportunities at pumpkin patches!


The Pumpkin Farm
7736 Old Auburn Road, Citrus Heights, CA
(916) 726-1137
Open Daily, 9am to 6pm
Hayrides, pony rides, haunted barn, petting zoo, jumping castle, tower slides, go-kart train rides, scarecrows, and giant pumpkins.


Silver Bend Pumpkin Patch
34600 South River RD, Clarksburg
Open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday – Sunday 10am-6pm, closed Tuesday.
Train rides, hay maze,hay rides, indian village.


Impossible Acres
26565 Road 97D, Davis, CA
Call for hours
Pick-your-own produce: boysenberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, corn, gourds. Goats, ponies, chickens, hayrides, mazes, scarecrows.


Keema Family Pumpkin Patch
6532 Point Pleasant Road, Elk Grove, CA, 95757
(916) 684-2334
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – sunset
Farm Animals, Hay Pyramid, Pumpkins from $1 and up.


Pumpkin Hill
5415 Kenneth Avenue, Fair Oaks, CA 95826
(916) 966-4111
Open Monday – Friday 9am to 7pm, Saturday – Sunday 8am – 7pm
Pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, wagon rides, whaunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand, petting zoo, farm animals.


Phillips Farms / Michael David Vineyards
4580 West Highway 12, Lodi, CA
(209) 368-7384 or (209) 368-5801
Open Monday – Friday 12pm-5pm; Saturday – Sunday 9am-5pm
Monday – Thursday FREE admission – pumpkin picking only.
Friday – Sunday admission for Adults $6.00, Kids $3.00
Pumpkin patch-already gathered from the field.   Weekends – games, tunnels, bounce house, food, farm animals.


Pumpkin Acres
3101 El Centro Road, South Natomas, CA
(916) 929-7546
Open daily  9am to 6pm

Goblin Gardens Pumpkin Patch
3845 El Centro Road, Sacramento, CA
(916) 416-1133
Open Daily, 10am – 7pm or dusk
Hay pyramid, largest corn maze in Sacramento County, hay maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, antique tractors, slide, blow-up inflatables, produce and kiddie cars.


Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch
210 S. Harding Blvd., Roseville
(916) 786-7979
Monday – Thursday, 3pm to 9pm and Saturday – Sunday, 10am to 9pm
FREE admission
Train ride through the haunted mine shaft, corn maze, petting zoo, ferris wheel, carousel, food.


Roemer Pumpkin Patch
6851 Hedge Road, Sacramento
Tuesday – Friday 2pm-5pm; Saturday – Sunday 9am – 5pm
Free parking, free admission, free hayrides (wkds only), free hay pyramid, and a free hay maze, free wagons to pull pumpkins in.  5 acre corn maze (wkds only) – $2.50 admission fee


Dave’s Pumpkin Patch
3010 Burrows Ave
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 849-9450
Open daily 10am to Dusk, Fri & Sat till 9pm.
Hay rides, pony rides, bbq, free wagons to haul your pumpkin in from the field.


Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm
1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland, CA
(530) 633-2568
Open Sunday -Thursday 9am to 6pm and Friday- Saturday 9am to 7pm
Admission is free. Parking is free on weekdays and $10 on weekends. Corn maze and Coyote Mountain admission is
$3.50 each. BPF Railroad tickets is $2.50. Coupons are available online.
Petting Zoo, Train, Hayride, Play areas – slides, swings, tree house; Shops, Bake Shop, Apple Cider machine, Corn Maze, Coyote Mountain – special slides & pan for gold.


Fog Willow Pumpkin Farm
11011 Cecatra Drive, Wilton, CA
(916) 687-4547
Open daily, 9:30am to 6pm
$3 per person, FREE for kids 3 and under
Barrel train, hay rides, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, haystack and barbecue during the weekends.

Written by Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard is the founder of SacramentoSidetracks.com. She has a passion for finding adventures with her three kids. As a native Southern Californian, she has been exploring Sacramento for the last twelve years, happily finding hidden treasures and sharing a firsthand perspective with fellow parents.

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