The Pick of the Patch: Sonoma County Pumpkin Patches

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Pumpkin Patch

Fall is here! There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are changing color, and the pumpkins are ready for harvest. To get into the fall spirit, check out one of our local pumpkin patches. With pumpkins in all shapes and sizes and festive activities it’s sure to be a hit with everyone.

Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze, Petaluma

The Petaluma Pumpkin Patch is a local favorite. With 5 acres of pumpkins and over 35 varieties, there is something for everyone. You also don’t want to miss out on the Amazing Corn Maze. Named one of the most impressive mazes in America by Reader’s Digest, this 4-acre maze takes about 45 minutes to complete.

The pumpkin patch opens up every year on the last Friday of September and closes November 1st. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday and Saturday until 10:00 pm.

Prices for pumpkins vary. The corn maze is $7 per person in the daytime and $10 in the evening.

Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch, Santa Rosa

This large family farm is full of festivities this fall. The Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch offers 10 acres of pumpkins with 45 different varieties to choose from. They also have an impressive 8-acre corn maze, and other activities such as games and a petting zoo.

They are open starting October 4th. Their hours vary depending on the day, but they’re open later on the weekends.

They have a variety of admission packages so check here for more information.

PaPa’s Pumpkin Patch, Sebastopol

For a more quaint and traditional pumpkin picking experience, check out PaPa’s Pumpkin Patch. The family-owned farm is located on the edge of Sebastopol, against a backdrop of old redwoods. After you find your perfect pumpkin, you can even head next door for some apple picking.

They are open every day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm from September 27th to November 30th.

Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch, Healdsburg

This lovely family farm in Healdsburg is a great place for some family fun. The farm is open year-round, with the pumpkin patch open for the whole month of October. Choose from a wide selection of pumpkins, visit the petting zoo, and browse some locally made crafts.

This place is so family-friendly that they sometimes close – on Hallowe’en – to visit their grandkids’ school’s costume parade! That’s commitment.

Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch is open every day in October from 10:00 am to dusk – costume parades permitting.

The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch, Petaluma

The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch is part of Petaluma Creamery. So, in addition to their variety of pumpkins you can also buy fresh and delicious ice cream. Try the pumpkin flavor! There are also many fun attractions like a petting zoo, a corn maze, live music, and a corn kernel “sandbox”.

The pumpkin patch is open daily from September 29th to October 31st from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.