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San Diego Pumpkin Patches

Bates Nut Farm

Oct. 1-31, 9 am-5 pm. Tractor rides, pony rides, pumpkins and squash, petting zoo and straw maze. On the weekends there will be BBQ food, horse-drawn hayrides, live music, ice cream, a bounce house and a slide.

15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center (760) 749-3333

Heritage Farms

21345 San Pasqual Rd., Escondido (760) 746-8822.

Julian Mining Company

Weekends only. Saturdays: 10 am-5 pm and Sundays: 12 pm-5 pm. U-pick pumpkins. Tours include tractor-drawn hayrides, apple cider making, candle dipping, and petting zoo.  Price ranges from $10-$15 per person depending on family/group size.

4444 Hwy 78, Julian (951) 313-0166

Lavender Hill Pumpkins

The hours of operation are: weekends: 10 am-5 pm, weekdays: 2 pm-5 pm. All pumpkins are organically grown.

281509 East Mission Rd., Fallbrook (760) 715-8495

Mountain Valley Ranch

Sept. 24-Oct. 31, 9 am-6 pm, 7 days/week. Corn maze, petting zoo, corn cannon, pumpkin patch and Indian corn.

842 Highway 78, Ramona. (760) 788-8703.

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch

Open September 27-November 6, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-7 pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Admission: $7 per child 1 year and older. Each child receives a water bottle, Jack Patch Pumpkin and participation in all the activities. One adult per paying child plays free.  Additional adults are $3 each. Activities include: playground equipment with swings, Cottonseed Mountain, sand pile with toy trucks & tractors, covered hay rides, hay bale maze, petting corral and more.

14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside (619) 390-2929

Pinery Pumpkin Patch

Enjoy pumpkins already gathered from the field, a corn maze, a tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms, picnic area and farm animals.

13421 Highland Valley Road, Escondido (858) 566-7466.

Pumpkin Station

The hours at these locations vary. The Escondido and Bonita locations are at a farm with farm animals, a living pumpkin patch, an 8 ft. Tall living corn maze, and tractor-pulled haywagon rides through a Christmas tree farm. The other five locations have kiddie rides, petting zoos, inflatable zones and pumpkins for sale. There is free parking and free admission offered at all locations.

Seven locations:

13421 Highland Valley Rd., Escondido (FARM)

Westfield Parkway Plaza, 415 Parkway Plaza, El Cajon

3030 Plaza Bonita Rd., National City

5437 Bonita Rd., Bonita (FARM)

Southwestern College, 900 Otay Lakes Rd., Chula Vista

Mission Valley Station, 1640 ½ Camino Del Rio North, San Diego

15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar

Summers Past Farms

Weekends only. 9 am-5 pm. Pumpkin patch, alpacas, hayrides, cotton candy and various animals. Popcorn, corn dogs, sandwiches and smoothies.

15602 Olde Highway 80, East El Cajon.

Victoria’s Garden

A working farm with u-pick pumpkins, barnyard animals, bouncer, straw horses, picnic areas, pony rides, hay rides, a giant slide, a train ride, a straw maze and more. No admission fees. The hours are Fri.-Sun.: 10 am-6 pm.

13120 Willow Road, Lakeside (619) 390-9571