2018 Fall Guide: Pumpkin Patches and Halloween FUN on the Peninsula

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Halloween is around the corner! Scroll below to find a pumpkin patch on The Peninsula or in the South Bay to grab your pumpkins or visit San Francisco Moms Blog to check out the list of pumpkin patches in the City, Marin, and the East Bay

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THE PENINSULA

Grandpa Kevin’s Pumpkin Patch

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.

St. Raymond’s Pumpkin Patch & Festival

October 12: Pumpkin Patch 12:30 – 2:55 PM , Festival 3:30-9:00

October 13: Festival 12:30-6:00

1211 Arbor Road, Menlo Park

650-322-2312

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.

Webb Ranch Farmers Market Pumpkin Patch

Sept. 27 – Oct. 31, 9am – dusk, daily

2720 Alpine Rd., Portola Valley

650-854-3134

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.

Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

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 TBD, mid to late September through Oct. 31, 10am-9pm (Mon – Fri) and 10am-10pm (Sat & Sun)

San Carlos:  

800 Block of El Camino Real at Arroyo Street 

San Mateo:

1863 S. Norfolk St

4140 S. El Camino Real

Lemos Farm

Halloween celebration from September 12 – October 31 (closed, Sept. 17, 18, 24,  25; Oct. 1) 9 am -5 pm

12320 San Mateo Rd. (Hwy 92), Half Moon Bay

650-726-2342

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.

Arata Pumpkin Farm

Mon.-Fri., 9 am-7 pm, Sat. & Sun., 9 am- 8 pm

185 Verde Rd., Half Moon Bay

650-726-7548

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.

Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch

Sept. 15 – Oct. 31, Mon. – Fri. 9:30 am -5:30 am, Sat. & Sun. 9:30 am -6 pm

850 North Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay

650-726-4980

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!

Annual Shoreline Pumpkin Splash

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

Spina Farms

Sep 22 – Oct. 31, Sun.-Thur., 9am-6pm. Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm

Santa Teresa Boulevard and Bailey Avenue, San Jose

408-463-0125

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.

Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Patch

October 1-31, opens at 9 am every day; closing times vary between 5-9 pm. Check website for daily hours.

14485 Monterey Rd., San Martin

408-778-7225

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.

Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

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 TBD, mid to late September through Oct. 31, 10am-9pm, Mon – Fri, 10am-10pm, Sat & Sun.

Sunnyvale:

803 W El Camino Real at Pastoria

Santa Clara:

2380 Monroe St. at San Tomas Expressway

3590 Benton St. at Lawrence Expressway

San Jose:

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.

Roaring Camp Railroads

Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party™: October 13-14, 20-21, 27- 28

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

831-335-4484

Halloween Events 

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