It may not feel very fall-like, but pumpkin season is upon us, and a trip to the pumpkin patch can be fun for the whole family. There are often rides, petting zoos and fun houses that accompany your patch perusing experience. So instead of you having to scour the internet for the best local pumpkin patches, CV Happening did it for you. Happy picking!
Underwood Family Farms
In addition picking your own pumpkin, this annual local school and family destination offers themed weekends throughout October. There’s also a farmers market, corn maze, live animals, tractor rides and more.
3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark
Bennett’s Best Pumpkin Patch
Bennett’s Best offers a wide selection of high quality pumpkins; 4995 Kanan, Agoura Hills
McGrath Family Farm
The farm is offering a tour of their pumpkin patch for $4 a person, which includes a pumpkin and a maze run-through; 1012 West Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo
Pete’s Pumpkin Patch
Lots of fun pumpkin patches for every age. Pick one off the vine or grab one from the ground. Hayrides are offered for $4; 1500 West Daily Drive at the 101 Freeway and Central Avenue, Camarillo
Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patches
These fun-filled pumpkin lots, located throughout Los Angeles, are designed for the whole family to enjoy. Bring the kids and take a bungee jump, go on rides, explore the petting zoo and have fun on the inflatables; 450 East Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks
Malibu Funny Farm
With free admission and parking, the attraction offers pumpkins, snacks and treats, pony rides, petting zoo, games and activities. 28517 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu,
And don’t forget the granddaddy of all local pumpkin picking experiences:
There will be live bands, contests, reptile and wildlife shows, inflatable rides and giant slide and youth carnival games. Pumpkin patch, pumpkin foods and flavors, pumpkin beer, pumpkin crafts and professional pumpkin carver. The festival runs for two days, Oct. 15-16, at Juan de Anza Park in Calabasas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 and children under two are free.