P is for PUMPKIN PATCHES in San Diego, 2021



Pumpkin patches have way more than just pumpkins. You'll find hay rides, hay fort building, corn mazes, petting zoos, jumpies, carnival rides and even pony rides for your little pumpkins to explore. I've got them all listed here from the coast to the wineries to the mountains and everywhere in between. This list has everything you need to know before you go!


This info may change without notice, so always double check before you go.


Quick at a glance info, click the name for more details!


PB PUMPKIN PATCH (Pacific Beach)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours: Mon-Fri 10-10; Sat & Sun 8-10


MR. JACK O' LANTERNS PUMPKINS (Mission Beach at Belmont Park, La Jolla)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours: Mon-Thur 11-8; Fri & Sat 10-9; Sun 10-8


PUMPKIN POLAR PALOOZA (Carlsbad)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours: M-Th 2-8; Fri 2-9; Sat 11-9; Sun 11-8


PUMPKIN PLUNGE (Carlsbad)

Oct. 16th only / Hours: 5-9pm


CARLSBAD STRAWBERRY PUMPKIN PATCH (Carlsbad)

Sept. 18 - Nov. 8 / Hours: daily 9-7; in Oct. Fri & Sat 9-10


MELLANO FARM STAND (Oceanside)

Oct. 24 & 25 only / Hours: 10:30-4:30


TOM'S ADVENTURES PUMPKIN PATCH (San Marcos, Vista, Chula Vista, Escondido)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours: M-Th 1-8; Fri 1-9; Sat 9-9; Sun 9-8


PUMPKIN STATIONS (Del Mar, Rancho Bernardo, Mission Valley, Plaza Bonita, Bonita)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours vary by location. Click the name to see info.


FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREE FARM (El Cajon)

Oct. 1-31 / Hours: Fri-Sun 9-9


OMA'S PUMPKIN PATCH (Lakeside)

Sept. 28 - Oct. 30 / Hours: Tue-Sat 10-7, advanced tickets only


SUMMERS PAST FARMS (Flinn Springs)

Sept. 25 - Oct. 31 / Hours: Thur & Fri 9-2; Sat 9-4; Sun 10-4


CHILDREN'S NATURE RETREAT (Alpine)

mid-Oct - Oct. 31 / Hours: by appointment only


MOUNTAIN VALLEY RANCH (Ramona)