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Pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area


Amador Flower Farm & Nursery

Hay bale and cornfield mazes. Fall festival, free, today-Sunday. Visit farm animals and take tram ride tours on weekends. 22001 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. (209) 245-6660. www.amadorflowerfarm.com.


Abel’s Apple Acres

Farm-grown pumpkins at the fruit stand. Pony rides and wooden fence maze. 2345 Carson Road, Placerville. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (530) 626-0138. www.abelsappleacres.com/.

Apple Ridge Family Orchard

Nature trails, hay maze and face painting. 1800 Larsen Drive, Camino. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (530) 647-0613. www.appleridgepies.com.

Boa Vista Orchards

Farm-grown pumpkins, crafts and face painting. 2952 Carson Road, Placerville. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (530) 622-5522. www.boavista.com.

Goyette’s North Canyon Ranch

Pumpkins for sale. Picnic area available. 3825 North Canyon Road, Camino. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (530) 622-9299. www.applehill.com/goyettes-north-canyon-ranch.

O’Halloran’s Apple Trail Ranch

Aside from pumpkin picking, there is a 1-mile nature trail for visitors. 2261 Cable Road, Camino. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (530) 644-3389. www.applehill.com/ohallorans-apple-trail-ranch.

Rescue Fire Department pumpkin patch

Rescue Fire Department hosts a pumpkin patch at the fire station. 5221 Deer Valley Road. Open daily from sunrise to sunset. On Oct. 11th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., the department will have a pancake breakfast, face painting and pumpkin decorating. (530) 677-1868. www.rescuefiredepartment.org.


The Flower Farm

Halloween displays and other fall activities on the weekends. Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. (916) 652-4200. www.flowerfarminn.com.

Green Acres Nursery

Fall festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18. Festivities include live music, face painting, pumpkin decorating, food trucks and more. 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville. Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. (916) 782-2273. www.idiggreenacres.com.

Poppy Lane

Attractions include bounce slides, hay rides and a treehouse. Prices vary. 12110 Poppy Lane, Auburn. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. (530) 389-2382. www.poppylanechristmasfarm.com/pumpkin_patch_services.

Rickey Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Hay and pony rides are available. 6950 Cavitt-Stallman Road, Granite Bay. Hours: 10 a.m.-dusk daily. (916) 899-3162. www.placergrown.org/rickey-ranch-vineyards-and-pumpkin-farm/.


Bastiao Farms

Haunted mine shaft and barn, corn maze and hay rides. 3845 El Centro Road, Sacramento. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. (916) 925-2946. www.bastiaofarmsgoblingardens.com.

Davis Ranch

Along with pumpkins, hay bales and scarecrows are for sale. Free tractor rides and a corn maze (for a small fee). Harvest festival Oct. 11-12. 13501 Jackson Road, Sloughhouse. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (916) 682-2658. www.davisranchproduce.com.

Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery

After your pumpkins are selected, there is a mini haunted house available. 4681 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (916) 483-1830.

Fog Willow Pumpkin Farm

Big Dig, a family mining experience. Goat Henge hay mounds and duck races. Admission is $4 for ages 3 and older, which includes hay rides, pony rides and petting zoo. 11011 Cecatra Drive, Wilton. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. (916) 687-4547. www.fogwillow.com.

Green Acres Nursery

Fall festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18. Festivities include live music, face painting, pumpkin decorating, food trucks and more. 205 Serpa Way, Folsom. Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. (916) 358-9099. www.idiggreenacres.com.

Keema’s Pumpkin Farm

Free hay rides, farm animals, and corn and hay mazes (for a fee) round out the entertainment. Point Pleasant Road, Elk Grove. Hours: 11 a.m.-dusk Tuesday-Sunday. (916) 684-2334. www.keemaspumpkinfarm.com.

Pumpkin Acres

A 2-acre corn maze and hay rides available for a nominal fee. Free straw bale maze for children. 3101 El Centro Road, Sacramento. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (916) 929-7546.

The Pumpkin Farm

In addition to pumpkins, the farm will be filled with activities. Attractions such as a petting zoo, slides, corn mazes, haunted barns, train rides, go-karts and more. $2.50 for adults, $8-$10 kids passes. $4 weekends. 7736 Old Auburn Road, Citrus Heights. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. (916) 726-1137. www.pumpkinfarm.net.

Roemer Pumpkin Patch

12-acre farm grown pumpkin patch, hay ride, hay maze, 7-acre corn maze. $5, free for ages 5 and younger. 6851 Hedge Ave., Sacramento. Hours: 2-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (916) 381-4331. www.roemerpumpkinpatch.com.

Soil Born Farms

Pumpkins at the stand. American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova. Hours: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (916) 363-9685.

Strutz Ranch

Petting zoo, crafts, hay rides, hay pyramid and picnic area. 13751 Indio Drive, Sloughhouse. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. (916) 500-9794.

Zittel Farms

Hay rides on weekends, animals, antiques and fall decorations. 6781 Oak Ave., Folsom. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (916) 989-2633.

U-Pick Pumpkins

Picnic area, $2 hay rides, rope swing and animals. 5415 Kenneth Ave., Fair Oaks. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (916) 765-7932.


Cool Patch Pumpkins

Gigantic corn maze, wagon rides, teepee village and a kids zone with a straw maze and pumpkin smash. Corn bath available for $5. 6585 Milk Farm Road, Dixon. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily through Nov. 1. (530) 746-8725. www.coolpatchpumpkins.com.


Bobby Dazzler’s Pumpkin Patch

2-acre corn maze, face painting, picture props, pony and horse rides, hay pyramid, petting zoo and new this year – a cow train. Highway 113 between Woodland and Davis (exit 29), follow the signs. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (530) 867-4167. www.yourpumpkins.com.

Dave’s Pumpkin Patch

A whopping 10-acre corn maze becomes “Corn and Confused,” a haunted maze on weekends and Halloween week (dusk-11 p.m.) for $13. Hay and pony rides, corn boxes, jumping pillow and pumpkin princess castle during regular hours. Prices vary. 3010 Burrows Ave., West Sacramento. Hours: 10 a.m.-dusk Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (916) 849-9450. www.davespumpkinpatch.com.

Uncle Ray’s Pumpkin Patch

Visit the farm by Sacramento River Train during its Pumpkin Train journey event, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 15, 18, 22, 26; for $37 general, $30 children. Farm attractions include hay and corn mazes and tractor-pulled hay rides. 19376 Old River Road, West Sacramento. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (916) 997-8573. www.unclerayspumpkinpatch.com or www.sacramentorivertrain.com.


Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm

72-acre pumpkin patch includes hay rides, an open-air diesel locomotive, zip line and corn maze. New this year: A carousel and cookie factory. See website for full list of attractions and schedule. Prices vary. 1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (530) 633-2568. www.bishopspumpkinfarm.com.

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