With Halloween just around the corner, It’s the perfect time to check out your local pumpkin patch and bring home a few to turn into jack-o’-lanterns! But where should you go to get your spooky gourds?
Right here in Rancho Cucamonga, there’s one of Cali’s largest and best-reviewed spots, Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch. Not only does Miller’s patch have thousands of locally-grown pumpkins, there are bouncy houses, slides, and obstacle courses. Miller’s patch is a one-stop-shop for kids’ Halloween fun. Also has locations in: Eastvale, Orange County Fair Grounds, Hesperia, Lancaster, Murrieta, San Marcos, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks.
Live Oak Canyon in Yuciapa is a mini Disneyland! Go experience the wonder of the various pumpkin patches with their fantastic rides, slides, ponies, petting zoos, games, food and more! This place is massive and has so much to do! It’s a great time for the whole family!
Venegas Family Farms in Ontario! According to reviews, they have the best pumpkins in town and is one of the rare pumpkin patches that is dog friendly! Their site says “We are your local source for reasonably priced, responsibly grown pumpkins. At our patch, we promote wholesome family fun that won’t break the bank.”
Frosty’s Forest Christmas Trees & Pumpkin Patch Fall at Frosty’s Forest is a time full of exciting attractions, games, and beautiful, plump pumpkins ready for carving! They have slides, inflatables, corn mazes, concessions, festival games and tons more! Located in Chino!
Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Fest Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Agriculture started the Pumpkin Festival about 30 years ago. What began as a humble patch by the side of the road where visitors could cut their own pumpkins off the vine has grown into a month-long series of events and activities in October.This patch also has a petting farm, hay rides, pony rides and a large corn maze! Some good ol’ family fun!
The Pumpkin Factory in Corona! Join us for exciting rides, fun games, delicious food and even a petting zoo. Share the excitement of selecting just the right pumpkin, grown on our own family farm. Click the link to check out their daily specials.
Peltzer Farm in Temecula! Peltzer mining co, pony rides, petting farm, train rides, pumpkin painting, shaved ice, mini John Deere tractors, tractor garden and carnival games! This place is definitely on my list to go check out!
Pick of the Patch Pumpkins in Temecula and Lake Elsinore! They offer large outdoor inflatable parks along with a variety of different sized pumpkins, paint ball ranges and more. Can’t make it to the patch? Order a pumpkin to be delivered to you right from their website!
Greenspot Farms in Mentone! They have a tractor-pulled hayride, crafts, train ride, bounce house, tractor rides, duck races, horse rides, farm animals, play ground, hay maze, & MORE! Also a variety of different pumpkins!
Wickerd Farm in Menifee! Family Owned and Operated Pumpkin Farm.
Pumpkinland in Temecula! FREE ADMISSION! FREE PARKING! Local family owned and operated! They have unlimited inflatable wristbands, feeding goats, baby pigs, bounce houses, carnival games, mini tractors and of course pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors.
Hunter’s Pumpkin Patch in Moreno Valley! Food, fun, and pumpkins!
Wherever you decide to go this year for your pumpkins (and why only stop at one patch?) you can be sure there’s more than just pumpkins in store for you. With too many rides and attractions to count, the whole family will be pleased as punch – or, let’s say, “as a pumpkin.”