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Perfect Pumpkin O' Halloween

Shannon Biszantz

Shannon Biszantz is a San Diego native from elementary school through university Shannon graduated with a Business Administration Degree from USD and ...

Shannon Biszantz is a San Diego native from elementary school through university Shannon graduated with a Business Administration Degree from USD and ...

Feb 8 5 minutes read

Are you and your kids, on the hunt for that perfect Jack O Lantern? These pumpkin patches are  the place to be! Of course, you can buy them at a local grocery store but if you have kids at home and you want them to have fun, then this is the perfect fall activity your family can have every year and your kids will cherish these memories growing up.     You just need to make sure that whenever you are trying to look for that perfect Jack O Lantern, you are to consider these few pieces of advice from the experts. A healthy pumpkin is easier to carve and make sure that you place your pumpkin on a flat surface to check to see if it will sit flat after being carved.

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ABC Tree Farms Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

They have it set up in late September and carry on until October 31st. They  offer a pumpkin carving kits, game areas, inflatable amusement rides and of course a lot of different types of pumpkins.

From October 1-31, 2016

Operation Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Friday-Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Cost: Varies. Ride Wristbands: $10-$15

Location: 2205 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

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DEL MAR Pumpkin Station

Famous for the educational tours that they offer, this pumpkin station in Del Mar is just one of the 6 stations that are located in San Diego California. They offer 2 Giant Slides on a Play Center, where kids can jump and skip around. They have this Antique Carousel, different types of Rides, that does not limit to young ones but can accommodate adult passengers as well. They do have  a petting Zoo inside the station where you can find adorable goats and more.

From: Sept 30th through Oct 31st.

Operation Hours :Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur 9 am to 7 pm | Fri/Sat/Sun 9 am to 9 pm

Cost: Free admission. Ride tickets start at $2 (discounted ticket packages available)

Location: 15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014



Farm Stand West’s Pumpkin Patch

Farm Stand West & Fran's Original Farm Stand offers fresh produce that is seasonal, local and exceptional. What differs them from the other patches is their Labyrinths that is made of, guess what? Pumpkins!Such labyrinth is set on the ground and big enough for the path to be strolled. If you wanna go and experience the joy of sauntering through these pumpkins, come and visit the farm!

From: October 1-31, 2016 (Closed on Mondays)

Operation Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Location:Farm Stand West – 2115 Miller Ave., Escondido, CA 92025

Fran’s Original Farm Stand – 1980 Summit Dr, Escondido, CA 92027

Cost: Free admission, pumpkins vary

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Suzie’s Farm Pumpkin Palooza

Roam around the farm and enjoy their activities that will keep you busy all day long.they've got U-Pick Pumpkins where you can Pick your own pumpkin fresh from the vines. You can also Do Face Painting with your kids or peers.At the same time, they offer Pumpkin Carving if you are too excited to do your masterpiece.Lastly, they have this educational stroll where you can learn more about the night birds at Owl Encounter (available only on October 8 & 15)

From October 8, 15, 22 2016

Operation Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Cost: Free Admission, Pumpkins Vary

Location: 2570 Sunset Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154

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Wayne's World Of Tree's Pumpkin Patch

They have these amusing Pumpkin facts that you can check out. They have cute decorations and minimal scares in the plot.What they stand out, and known from the others is the homey vibe that they offer.

 From October 1-31, 2016

Operation Hours: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Location: 3615 Manchester Ave, Encinitas, CA 92024

Finding your perfect Jack O' Lantern can be achieved after roaming around or if you are lucky enough, you can have it in one shot.Just like finding a perfect home for you, you need to be precise and know the qualities that you are looking for. However, there is nothing to worry about finding that perfect place for you, as we are here to assist and guide you through.

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