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Interactive map: Pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area

Christopher Markus, 3, of South Elgin, Ill., picks out a pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival in South Elgin, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. His family comes to the event every year.
Christopher Markus, 3, of South Elgin, Ill., picks out a pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival in South Elgin, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. His family comes to the event every year. Daily Herald/The Associated Press

What would Halloween be without pumpkins? Fall would be a lot less orange. Sellers’ annual pumpkin push starts now as the hunt for haunting decorations begins in earnest. Although the ongoing drought has challenged local farmers, a colorful crop of pumpkins awaits visitors to patches scattered through the greater Sacramento area. Use our map to find a pumpkin patch near you.

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