Halloween is around the corner! Scroll below to pick a pumpkin patch to visit on The Peninsula or in the South Bay. Go to San Francisco Moms Blog to check out the list of pumpkin patches in the City, Marin, and the East Bay.
October 1- 31, daily
266-550 Serramonte Blvd, Daly City
Make your pumpkin patch visit an efficient one by going to this parking lot pop-up patch in the Serramonte Shopping Center between the Target and the Dick’s Sporting Goods.
October 11: Pumpkin Patch 12:30 – 2:55 PM , Festival 3:30-9:00
October 12: Festival 12:30-6:00
1211 Arbor Road, Menlo Park
This annual festival at St. Raymond’s and will have Pony rides, a climbing wall, bounce houses, a trampoline, face painting, and, of course, pumpkins.
Sept. 27 – Oct. 31, 9am – dusk, daily
2720 Alpine Rd., Portola Valley
This family farm has been in operation since 1922 and grows organic pumpkins on over 30 acres at the Webb Ranch Farm. During the week, come for the pumpkins. On the weekends, stay for the haunted house, hayrides, jumpy house, train rides, face painting, petting zoo, pumpkin sling shot, and WoW Bubbles.
These pop-up pumpkin patches have a variety of locations on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. All will have lots of pumpkins to pick as well as bounce houses, giant slides and obstacle courses for children ages 2 – 12 years.
Opening varies by location, mid to late September through Oct. 31, 10am-9pm (Mon – Fri) and 10am-10pm (Sat & Sun)
800 Block of El Camino Real at Arroyo Street
1863 S. Norfolk St
4140 S. El Camino Real
Halloween celebration from September to October 31.
September: Wednesday–Sunday, 9 am–5 pm
October: Open 7 days a week, 9 am–5 pm
12320 San Mateo Rd. (Hwy 92), Half Moon Bay
This well-known farm is open throughout the year, offering pony rides, hayrides and a petting zoo. When autumn rolls in, it turns into a festive pumpkin patch with a haunted house and haunted train ride. Bonus for the parents: La Nebbia Winery is right across the street.
October 1–31, Mon.-Fri., 9 am-7 pm, Sat. & Sun., 9 am- 8 pm
185 Verde Rd., Half Moon Bay
Arata’s farm is famous for its two-acre hay maze as well as other unique attractions like a Tahitian hut exhibit, a haunted barn and a playground with miniature hay maze for the kids. Pack a lunch and picnic on the grounds before picking your perfect pumpkin.
Sept. 15–Oct. 31, Mon.–Fri. 9:00 am -5:00 pm, Sat. & Sun. 9:00 am -5:00 pm
850 North Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay
Come here for a relaxing, picturesque setting, free of hokey decorations and attractions, but featuring a giant pumpkin display, Native American Teepee, and a vintage tractor. They grow over 60 varieties of pumpkins and squash including the Atlantic Giant, which weighs between 250 and 500 pounds. Dogs are welcome, too!
October 13–31, 11am-5pm (weekends) & 10am-5pm (weekdays)
Shoreline Lake, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043
Pumpkin patch with weekend activities including pumpkin carving and painting, cookie decorating, and bouncing house.
THE SOUTH BAY
Sep 27–Oct. 31, Sun.-Thur., 9am-6pm. Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm
Santa Teresa Boulevard and Bailey Avenue, San Jose
Explore sunflower fields on an old-fashioned hayride adventure or tour the pumpkin patch aboard the Spina Pumpkin Express train. Enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo and a picnic area.
September 28– October 31, opens at 9 am every day; closing times vary between 5-9 pm. Check website for daily hours.
14485 Monterey Rd., San Martin
This is more than a pumpkin patch. It’s a full day of family fun. Check the website for the schedule of entertainers and enjoy unique attractions like the cow train, carousel, honeybee exhibit, and pumpkin blasters that shoot mini pumpkins at 90 mph.
These pop-up pumpkin patches have a variety of locations on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. All will have lots of pumpkins to pick as well as bounce houses, giant slides and obstacle courses for children ages 2 – 12.
Opening date varies by location, mid to late September through Oct. 31, 10am-9pm, Mon – Fri, 10am-10pm, Sat & Sun.
803 W El Camino Real at Pastoria
2380 Monroe St. at San Tomas Expressway
3590 Benton St. at Lawrence Expressway
2501 Tully Rd. at East Capitol Expressway
1832 Hillsdale Ave. at Camden Ave.
444 N Capitol Ave.
605 Blossom Hill Rd.
2310 Canoas Garden Ave. at Curtner Ave.
Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party™: October 12–13, 19–20, 26–27
Weekends at Roaring Camp are full of festive fun. Pumpkin patches and scarecrow making, candle making, and gold panning are on the menu for the Harvest Fair. Temporary tattoos, face painting, storytelling, videos, train play tables, Pick a Pumpkin (small pumpkins for little ones), cookie decorating, photos with Sir Topham Hatt, a Thomas store and entertainment will round out Thomas the Train’s visit. Purchase tickets in advance to ensure your preferred time slot.
5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton