Are you on the hunt for the best pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area? Well, if you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know how obsessed we are with our pumpkin patches and fall activities. Every year we make time to visit as many pumpkin patches as humanly possible. We absolutely love the vibe of (usually) cooler weather and autumn activities.
Below is our comprehensive list of our top pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area so far. Check back often as we will update this post. Also, follow us on Instagram to see our fall adventures!
23300 County Road 99D, Woodland, CA 95695
Hours: Weekdays 2pm-7pm, Weekends 10am-7pm
About: Bobby Dazzler’s Pumpkin Patch has been locally owned & operated for 39 years. We grow all of our own pumpkins – some are hand picked & trucked in from our other local fields while others grow right here at the patch. They have maintained the traditional pumpkin patch feel you remember as a kid, while adding some extra fun for your kids to enjoy with you.
Attractions: Acres of pumpkins, Cow Train, Milo Maze, picnic area, petting zoo, face painting, horse rides, hay pyramid, corn bath, and more!
Other Reasons To Visit: Free parking, free entry, free playzone, and free wagons for use during visit.
BISHOP’S PUMPKIN FARM
1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland, CA 95692
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 9am-7pm in September; Sunday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-9pm in October
About: In 1973, Bill and Sandy Bishop planted the first pumpkins and invited local schools to come visit the farm. Since then the Bishops have added delicious homemade foods, authentic farm fun, and the largest U-Pick pumpkin field in the world.
A day at the farm can start with a made-from-scratch Pumpkin Apple Muffin, a visit to Weeland Petting Zoo to pet the goats, a trip on the BPF Line, a lunch of a hand-dipped golden corn dog. It can then continue with a hayride to the pumpkin field to search for the perfect pumpkin, get lost in the Corn Maze and take a spin on Charlie’s Carousel.
Attractions: Train ride, carousel, corn maze, Coyote Mountain Mine, sunflower labyrinth, zipline, petting zoo, and so much more! Not to mention all the farm fresh treats like homemade pies and fresh cider from The Cider Mill.
Other Reasons To Visit: There is so much to do at Bishop’s, including so much for free! The hay jump, Farmer Bill’s Barn, the tree house, caboose, kid’s town, tire jump, the fort, and hay rides are all free.
3111 Lincoln-Newcastle Hwy Lincoln, Ca
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 10am-5pm
About: Fowler Ranch by Fowler Nurseries, Inc. is a 109-year old farming operation in Placer County that is still owned and operated by the Fowler Family. We grow our own pumpkins, gourds, and corn stalks. We will also have fruit and nut trees available for sale – it’s the perfect time to start your own orchard or plant a single tree to get fresh fruit
Attractions: Farmer’s Market on Thursday mornings, pumpkin patch, and pumpkin launcher.
Other Reasons To Visit: A stop on the Placer County Farm and Barn Tour on October 3 and if you’re planning a field trip, a free pumpkin is provided!
Little Field Farms
9000 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis, CA 95650
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm in October
About: Little Field Farms is a sustainable farm that has operated for over 160 years! Everything they sell is grown right on site. The large corn maze has over 2000 feet of walking paths and is the only one in Loomis!
Attractions: Corn maze, pumpkin launcher
Other Reasons To Visit: The wide variety of pumpkin available, all grown right on site! Everything from orange carving pumpkin from 1-25lbs and a huge selection of specialty pumpkins from cinderella pumpkins to ones covered in warts and gourds. This is the place to get your porch pumpkins!
6950 Cavitt Stallman Rd, Granite Bay, CA 95746
Hours: Daily 10am-6pm in October
About: If you are looking for a great family outing, to find the perfect farm-grown pumpkins, with plenty of activities for the kids, this is the place. Climbing on hay pyramid, horse ride, vintage tractors, hayride pulled by a tractor, check out pigs, chickens, goats and sheep. Find all the skeletons on old farm equipment and great photo ops.
Attractions: Hay pyramid, horse ride, hayride, pigs, chickens, goats, and sheep.
Other Reasons To Visit: The hay ride is a very unique experience. This patch is perfect for younger kids.
Dave’s Pumpkin Patch
3010 Burrows Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95691
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-9pm
About: Dave’s Pumpkin Patch has be operating for over 30 years. Each October guests visit us for a spectacular and long-standing fall experience. Each seem to come for a different reason. Some love the smiles on their kid’s faces as they ride the hayride and pick their favorite pumpkin. Others visit year after year for the challenge of a new corn maze design. And some just come for the great food and Dave’s famous apple cider cinnamon donuts.
Attractions: Jumping pillow, hay ride, hay maze, corn maze, tractor train and more!
Other Reasons To Visit: The food looks incredible! Per the website, they have tri-tip, turkey legs, hot apple cider donuts, hot cocoa, and more.
4150 Auburn Folsom Rd, Loomis, CA 95650
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 8am-2:30pm
About: The Flower Farm is an event center, cafe, nursery, gift shop, and winery. Every October they feature a small pumpkin patch with seasonal events and activities.
Attractions: The pumpkin patch with a variety of gourds, the nursery, brunch at the cafe, and wine tastings at the Casque Wines.
Other Reasons To Visit: While the patch is small, there are a lot of details, photo ops, and exploration opportunities at Flower Farm. Perfect for toddlers!
6781 Oak Ave, Folsom, CA 95630
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
About: Zittel Farms offers a quaint and picturesque farm and pumpkin patch in Folsom. Zittel Farms has been a Folsom favorite since 1976 and their pumpkin patch offers lots of good farm-style fun for the family.
Attractions: A large variety of pumpkins and ornamental squash. They also have a large selection of antiques including Amish-made goods and handcrafted preserves and honey.
Other Reasons To Visit: Free parking and free admission!
There you have it! Our top Sacramento-area pumpkin patches. We can’t wait to tweak and add to this list for years to come. Drop your patch suggestions in the comments so we can add them to our list!