Top 20 Pumpkin Patch Places in the Bay Area - Places For Kids

Top 20 Pumpkin Patch Places in the Bay Area


Pumpkin season is here! If your kids and the rest of the family are looking to carving jack-o-lanterns, get lost around hay mazes, or wander around farms to pick pumpkins for the Thanksgiving table, these pumpkin farms around the Bay Area will surely help you reach full holiday excitement.


San Francisco


Clancy's Pumpkin Patch

1620 7th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122

Clancy’s is known as the first pumpkin patch to ever open in San Francisco. They have a unique selection of pumpkins that you often won’t find in many other pumpkin farms like Sugar Pie pumpkins, Cinderella pumpkins, and different colored ones. Clancy’s also has a hayride you can’t find anywhere else in the city.







Arata Pumpkin Farm

185 Verde Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Half Moon Bay is the world’s pumpkin capital, and the city’s Arata Pumpkin Farm is one you can’t miss. It features a 6-acre corn field, a pumpkin river, a hay maze, a haunted barn, a hayride, and even a play area with a mini corn maze.


Lemos Farm

12320 San Mateo Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-7112

One of the oldest area pumpkin patches in all of Half Moon Bay, Lemos Farm can offer a great day of fun for families with kids. Aside from the great selection of pumpkins, they have pony rides, bounce houses, a haunted train ride, a variety of haunted houses that caters to different ages.


Pastorino Farms

12391 San Mateo Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Right across Lemos Farm is Pastorino Farms. They have a seasonal pumpkin farm filled with children's activities—from hay rides, train rides, and ponies, to pet and feed farm animals and giant slides and jumpers. Together their fantastic Halloween decor, the farm also has a weekend haunted house (that’s more fun than scary; great for kids), face painting, and a selection of holiday crafts at their gift shop.


Farmer John’s

850 North Cabrillo Hwy

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Farmer John’s focuses on the most important aspect of pumpkin patches: pumpkins! While there aren’t any rides or extra activities in the farm, they have over 60 varieties of pumpkins and squash for you to choose from. If you’re looking to take great pictures, there’s a giant pumpkin display, authentic Native American teepees, and a vintage tractor to see and photograph.


Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch

2718 Alpine Rd

Portola Valley, CA 94028

Webb Ranch is a family-owned and operated farm with a patch that grows over 20 varieties of organic pumpkins. The farm also offers fun activities like pony rides, hayrides, a train ride, a petting zoo, and their famous Pumpkin Slingshot.





East Bay


Joan’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch

4351 Mines Rd

Livermore, CA 94550-9525

Joan’s has something for everyone in the family: a corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, pumpkins, and gourds! They also have straw bales for climbing, an old west town, and an antique museum. If you’re looking to take the perfect fall family photo, Joan’s Farm is the place to go.


G&M Farms

487 East Airway Blvd

Livermore, CA 94551

This Livermore farm boasts not just pumpkins and seasonal decor, they also have a huge, 6-acre corn maze filled with twists, turns, and dead-ends. When you make your way out, you can enjoy a bunch of other attractions such as pony rides, pedal carts, and a cow train.


Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch

2171 Monarch St

Alameda, CA 94501

Ran by the Speer family, the Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch features not only a variety of local, valley-grown pumpkins but also a wide range of activities for the whole family. They have a rock climbing wall, extreme air jumpers, a ship slize, a zip line, and a petting zoo and bounce houses for little kids.


Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm

1060 Pine Lane

Clayton, CA 94517

Aside from getting to pick the perfect pumpkin, the Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm has a variety of activities for kids. They’ll love the playland with a giant tunnel of made of straw, a barnyard with duck races and ball toss, and the sight of different farm animals. They also have a train that goes around the farm.


J.E. Perry’s Farms

34600 Ardenwood Blvd

Fremont, CA 94555-3645

Located in the beautiful Ardenwood Regional Preserve, J.E. Perry’s pumpkin patch is a great place to visit in the fall. Here, kids can climb pyramids of hay, go on tractor rides, and make their way out of a hay maze.





North Bay


Nicasio Valley Farms

5300 Nicasio Valley Rd

Nicasio, CA 94946

A little over 30 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge is the Nicasio Valley Farms. Great for an entire day of family fun, the farm offers many attractions like hayrides, mazes, bounce houses, pony rides, face painting, and a petting zoo. They also have live music shows, barbecue, and gourmet ice cream.


McClelland's Organic Pumpkin Patch

6475 Bodega Ave

Petaluma, CA 94952

McClelland’s dairy farm turns into a pumpkin patch every October. Aside from getting to pick pumpkins straight from the vine, they also have many other kid-friendly play activities like tire swings, an inflatable super slide, boxes full of corn kernels and oats, a pedal tractor race track, and a hay maze.


Spring HIll Farms

4235 Spring Hill Rd

Petaluma, CA 94952

The beloved Spring Hill Farms opens the “The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch” every October to let guests choose a pumpkin from a number of varieties available. They also offer delicious pumpkin ice cream and cheese tastings along with tractor rides and hay mazes.


Pronzini Pumpkin Patch

3795 Adobe Rd

Petaluma, CA 94952

There are acres of fun that awaits every family at Pronizini Pumpkin Patch. The farm offers a petting zoo, bounce houses, hayrides, a corn kernel box, and a haunted trail. Of course, they also grow a variety of pumpkins and corn that are available for picking.


Organic Pumpkin Patch at Marin Country Mart

2257 Larkspur Landing Circle

Larkspur, CA 94939

The Marin Country Mart offers organic heirloom pumpkins from two pumpkin patch locations, one in front of Three Twins Ice Cream and another at the farmer’s market near Marin Country Mart. You can choose from traditional Howden jack-o-lanterns for carving or Cinderella pumpkins for either carving or cooking.


Muelrath Ranches

3800 Walker Ave

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

The charming Muelrath Ranches in Santa Rosa offer a great variety of pumpkins for cooking. They also have a free corn maze, tractor rides, and a kid-friendly haunted house. On Friday and Saturday nights, the ranch also hosts campfire nights where you can roast hotdogs and marshmallows, and go on  nighttime tractor rides.


Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch

5157 Stony Point Rd

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

The family-run Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch boasts 8 acres of pumpkins and a huge corn maze (with a short or long route available). The site offers a lot activities every family is sure to enjoy: an inflatable slide and bounce house, a jumpy pillow, a petting farm, hayrides, and pumpkin blasters.


Godmothers of Timothy Murphy School Pumpkin Patch

1 St Vincents Dr

San Rafael, CA 94903

The Godmothers of TMS is a beloved pumpkin patch near Marinwood. Aside from their wide selection of pumpkins, they also offer a number of attractions such as bounce houses, hay piles, face painting, as well as plenty of colorful wood cutouts, Halloween decorations, and props that are great for photo ops.





South Bay


Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Park

14485 Monterey Rd

San Martin, CA 95046

As the name suggests, it’s not just a patch: it’s a Pumpkin Park! A one-of-a-kind park in South Bay, the Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Park has a carousel, a 2-acre corn maze, a petting corral, train rides, and pony rides. Other fun activities also include pumpkin blasters (for shooting targets with mini-pumpkins) and posting for a photo at a pumpkin pyramid.



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