Best Pumpkin Patches and Events for Fall 2019 in the US

What better way to celebrate fall and Halloween than by visiting a pumpkin patch? It’s the quintessential autumnal activity and is a fun thing to do for the whole family. Wrap up warm and brace the crisp air as you walk around the patch searching for that perfect pumpkin. 

Enjoy fresh local produce, get lost in mazes, go on a hayride… There is so much to do at the pumpkin patch. Plus, around fall, there are tons of pumpkin-themed events that you just can’t miss. So if you’re looking for a pumpkin patch or event near you or your vacation spot, check out our list below… 

Uncle Ray’s Pumpkin Patch, Sacramento, CA

 

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Uncle Ray’s Pumpkin Patch has been voted the second-best pumpkin patch in the US, and for good reason. Head here for classic fall activities like mazes, hayrides and meeting farmyard animals. And, of course, picking a pumpkin. Uncle Ray’s is also free entry and free parking, making it a fun, affordable family day out. 

Bob’s Vegetable Stand and Pumpkin Farm, Half Moon Bay, CA

 

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Just outside of San Francisco, Bob’s feels like an authentic farm rather than an attraction. Fans of Bob’s Pumpkin Farm go here for the fresh, delicious, and affordable pumpkins. However, you can also stock up on some locally grown fresh vegetables, as well as that all-important pumpkin. Don’t forget your camera, as Bob’s Farm provides excellent photo opportunities.

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Pumpkin Palooza, Boston, MA

 

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Pumpkin Palooza is a fall event like no other. It’s an all-day event in a public park complete with Halloween activities, food and drink, live music, and thousands of free pumpkins. Kids will love the face painting, train rides, and pumpkin carving. Adults will love the evening entertainment with dancers and live bands. Plus, Boston is one of the best places to visit for Halloween, so you’re sure to have a lot to do.

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Night of a 1000 Jack o Lanterns, Chicago, IL

 

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More than 1,000 carved pumpkins will light up Chicago Botanic Garden. Walk through the grounds and see artists carving and actors entertaining the crowds. Stop for a bite to eat – seasonal food and drinks will be served – and take tons of pictures. This is sure to be a very special fall event, and a perfect way to celebrate Halloween in Chicago.

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Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Festival, Chicago, IL

 

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Just outside of Chicago, Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Festival is hosting a spectacular pumpkin fest. Explore a massive 12-acre corn maze, and visit a few of their 30 attractions, including straw mountain, the Wizzer, giant checkers and tic, tac, toe, and more! Enjoy apple cider donuts and seasonal drinks before you leave.

In summary

There are loads of pumpkin patches and events happening this fall in the US. These are just a few ideas near some major cities, so we’re sure there will be something for everyone.

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