Top 5 Pumpkin Patches in San Diego North County
It's Pumpkin Pickin' Time!
Fall is definitely here and that means hot apple cider, hayrides and pumpkin spiced everything! And if you're on the lookout for the best way to get into the Fall season, going to a pumpkin patch is definitely a must do. With hayrides, corn mazes, amusement rides, and night markets, there is surely something for everyone at these Pumpkin patches. Take the family out and bring home the biggest and the best pumpkin just in time for Halloween. Here's our take on the best pumpkin patches in San Diego North County.
1. Pumpkin Station Del Mar
15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Pumpkin Station is more than your regular Pumpkin Patch, it offers amusement rides, inflatables, carousel, petting zoo, game zone and more! If you're looking for a day of fun with your family, be sure to drop by Pumpkin Station and make a day out of it! It’s particularly beautiful at night with all of the market lights against the Del MAr sunset. The Del Mar site is across from the Del Mar Fairgrounds. They are open from Sept 29th – October 29th. Admission and parking is free but be sure to bring spending money for the rides, games and attractions.
2. Carlsbad Strawberry Fields Pumpkin Patch
1050 Cannon Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Set beyond the strwaberry fields along the Carlsbad freeway, there's also a pumpkin patch available from mid to late September ar Carlsbad Strawberry Fields Annual Pumpkin Patch. And when the weather is good, enjoy the corn maze as an added fun to your pumpkin pickin' time!
3. Tom’s Adventures Pumpkin Patch
1947 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084
The Tom's Pumpkin Patch that opens very late September until October 29th is located along E. Vista Way and on the outskirts of Vista. But the fun never stops at the pumpkin patch, there are hay bales, inflatables and other activities as well as charming market lights that make for great night time atmosphere.
4. Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch
105 Rancho Sante Fe Road, Encinitas, CA 92024
Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch in Encinitas is full of the all of the fun you expect of a seasonal pumpkin patch. There are rides, slides, petting zoo, bungee jump, inflatables, and more. There is even a coloring contest for kids to submit their best-colored pumpkin!
5. ABC Tree Farms “Pick of The Patch”
4000 Plaza Dr, Oceanside, CA 92054
This Pumpkin patch resides on a lot next to the Oceanside DMV during the season. There are inflatable bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses. There are plenty of pumpkins, gourds and more. Ask about their free pumpkin stencils or no-carve pumpkin decorations.