Best Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles and Orange County

My adorable niece, Maya, poses for a pic in 2019 at Pa’s Pumpkin Patch in Long Beach.

Are you looking for the Best Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles and Orange County? You know it’s fall when Starbucks starts dulling out its Pumpkin Spice Latte. With fall aromas in the air, it’s time to start thinking about pumpkin patches to visit. Here is a quick list of pumpkin patches in the area worth a trip.

Best Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles and Orange County

Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch – Los Angeles (October 8)

One of the largest pumpkin patches in the Los Angeles area, Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch encourages that kid-at-heart attitude while providing hundreds of beautiful and colorful pumpkins for carving or crafting. With ponies, petting zoo, carnival games,  straw maze, face painting, food stands,  there will be guaranteed fun for everyone.  You might even get some cool photos of your kids in a great background… that’s it, if you get them to stay still long enough….. Best of all,  admission is free and the pumpkins are affordably priced.

Underwood Family Farms – Moorpark (September 25 – October 31)

Fall Harvest on the Farm returns! The farm will transform into a giant Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own & Fall Harvest experience filled with games, rides, photos ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands and more! Weekends will include all live entertainment.

Admission: Weekday admission is $10.00 and sold at the gate only. Weekday admission tickets are not sold on-line. Weekend admission tickets are sold on-line. All on-line ticket holders enter through a separate line than general admission.

My daughter, Elise, enjoys the pumpkins at Acosta Pumpkin Patch in 2020.

Acosta Pumpkin Patch at South Bay Galleria, Redondo Beach (Now – Oct 31)

This cute, quaint pumpkin patch is open from now until Halloween. The patch features pumpkins of all sizes, pumpkin painting, trackless train rides, mobile video game trailers, and jumpers/sliders. The pumpkin patch is also a great place to bring kiddos for cute fall pics. The patch is open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Admission: Free with a $10 or more purchase
The trackless train ride: $5 per passenger, (6 months and under are free) 
Mobile video game trailer: $10/person for 25 minutes 
Jumpers and slides: $15/person for 30 minutes

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch – Sherman Oaks (October 1 -31)

PETTING ZOO OPEN DAILY, PONIES AFTER 2:00 WED & THU, ALL DAY FRI, SAT & SUN
Pony Ride $6.00, Petting Zoo $3.00, Food for Petting Zoo Animals $1.00
TRAIN RIDE $3.00, FREE STRAW MAZE

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins, multiple locations (Oct. 1 to Oct. 31)

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is a family-owned business, established in 2010. We have several locations throughout Los Angeles, San Diego and West Palm Beach. Our mission is to provide quality products and services that will exceed your expectations of what a pumpkin patch should be.

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch offers a unique experience for all ages to enjoy the fall season. With a large variety of pumpkins ranging from cute jack-be-little pumpkins to the biggest pumpkins weighing over 50 pounds, there’s a perfect pumpkin for everybody! In addition to pumpkins of all shapes, colors and sizes, we have plenty of games and activities at each location such as pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, farm animals viewing and more! Join us for a family fun filled day and pick your perfect pre-picked pumpkins.

My brother, Gabe, and his daughter, Maya, pose for a pic at Pa’s Pumpkin Patch in Long Beach in 2019.

Pa’s Pumpkin Patch, Long Beach (Oct. 1  to Oct. 31)

Visit Pa’s Pumpkin Patch for all your fall fixings! This patch includes activities, games, rides, and, of course, pumpkins. The county fair atmosphere is perfect to go get you and the fam in the fall spirit. The patch also has a pony ride and petting zoo. It is also a great place to take fall pics of the fam. Hours vary depending on the week you decide to visit. For more details, see here.

Irvine Park’s Railroad, Pumpkin Patch, Irvine (Sept. 18 to Oct. 31)

Enjoy all the fall festivities in one place. Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County features train and hay rides, bouncers, face paintings, pumpkin ring tosses, delicious food and more. There are also picture stands throughout the patch to take pics of your littles. Open seven days a week. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.

Admission: Free, but Orange County charges a gate entrance fee for each vehicle that enters the park. On weekdays the fee is $3, weekends is $5 and holidays it is $7.

Activity tickets: $6 each, or you can get a book of 15 tickets are $80

Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch, Irvine (Sept 18 to Oct 31)

If you want to pick your pumpkin right out of the patch, Tanaka Farms is the place to do it! After you pick your perfect pumpkin at this real pumpkin patch in Orange County, you can enjoy a wagon ride and some arts and crafts.

Admission: $6 per person (2 years and under are FREE, Military is FREE) 
Unlimited wagon rides: $6 per person 
Barnyard educational exhibit: $6 per person 
Value package (Includes Entry, Wagon Ride, & Barnyard): $16 per person 
Parking pass: $10

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch, Culver City (Oct. 7 to Oct. 31)

Founded just over 30 years ago, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch is a family-owned and operated business that focuses on bringing the farm to the city. There are so many options for cute backdrops for fall pics of the kids or the whole family. The patch also features a pony ride and petting zoo. Kiddos can also enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, slides and more.

Admission: Price fluctuates depending on day of the week and date’s proximity to Halloween. Please check here for full details.

Forneris Farms, Mission Hills (October TBA)

Fall Harvest Festival happens during the month of October, bringing entertainment and educational farm enrichment during this favorite season.

Pumpkin City’s Pumpkin Farm, Laguna Hills & Anaheim (Oct. 1 to Oct. 31)

Come celebrate Halloween at Orange County’s premier Harvest Festival.  Meander through thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes in a charming farm atmosphere.  Enjoy a host of amusement rides, game booths, and activities all set under the canopy of the beautiful autumn sky.

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If you are looking fun places to go with family and looking to adventure out of the South Bay or looking for more ideas, check out our Fun Things to do section of our website or our local event calendar – Both updated often

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Daniella Segura currently is a freelance multimedia journalist who covers South Bay, Los Angeles. She loves storytelling and believes it is her calling. Segura has worked for various newspapers and media publications. She has a master's in journalism from USC Annenberg and a bachelor's degree in political science and media studies from UC Berkeley. She is also a mother to two adorable little girls who are her pride and joy.
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