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Pumpkin Patch Fun in North County 2021

Find your pumpkin patch family fun!

By Macaroni KID Carlsbad-Encinitas-Solana Beach September 19, 2021

Pumpkin patches are so much fun! Not only can you pick out the best pumpkins, you can spend the day playing on a farm, taking hayrides, petting animals, tractor rides, and so much more! Did we miss your favorite pumpkin patch? Send us an email at jenh@macaronikid.com.

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Carlsbad Strawberry Company Pumpkin Patch
1050 Cannon Road, Carlsbad 

  • Dates: September 18th to November 8th
  • Hours: Daily 9 AM to 7 PM; in October Friday and Saturday hours are 9AM to 10PM
  • Activities: Corn maze, apple cannons, tractor rides, photo ops, and pumpkin fun. On the weekends, you will find games and food. And Friday and Saturday evenings, the Haunted corn maze for teens and adults.
  • Price: $5; children 5 and under are free; activities available at additional cost

Palomar Pumpkin Palooza
1200 Laurel Tree Lane, Carlsbad

  • Hours: Monday through Thursday from 2 PM to 8 PM, Friday 2 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 11 AM to 9 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 8 PM
  • Activities: Fun zone
  • Price: Free admission; activities available at additional cost

Bates Nut Farm 
15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center

  • Hours: September 18th-30th: 9 AM to 5 PM and October: 9 AM to 5PM 
  • Activities: Pony rides, interactive petting zoo, tractor hayride, straw maze
  • Price: September free parking and free admission; October weekends: $8 entrance fee per car; activities available at additional cost     

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm 
39925 Calle Contento, Temecula

  • Hours: Monday through Friday 10 AM to 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 8 PM
  • Activities: Petting farm, gem mining, pony rides, tractor garden, face painting, train ride, John Deere mini carts, carnival games, and pumpkin painting
  • Price: Weekday entrance $2 per person; weekends $3 per person; children under 2 are free with a paid adult; activities available at additional cost

Julian Farm and Orchard 
4381 HWY 78, Santa Ysabel

  • Hours: Now through October 31st, open every Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM; most Fridays for just pumpkin picking (no activities) from noon to 4 PM
  • Activities: Hayride, cider press, farm animals, ax throw, tent store, pumpkin picking
  • Price: Weekend admission requires all guests to purchase 10 activity tickets for $10 per person (2 and under free)

Fallbrook Pumpkin Patch 
1924 E. Mission Road, Fallbrook

  • Hours: October 1st to October 31st - Tuesday through Friday from 3 PM to 8 PM, Saturday from 10 AM to 8 PM, Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM
  • Activities: Fresh produce stand, carnival games, arts and crafts, petting zoo, face painting, live entertainment, and more (dog-friendly - on leash)
  • Price: Free admission

Tom's Adventures Pumpkin Patch
1360 Discovery Street, San Marcos
707 West Vista Way, Vista

  • Hours: Opening October 1st - Monday through Thursday from 1 PM to 8 PM, Friday 1 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM
  • Activities: Petting zoo, inflatable pyramid, giant slide, obstacle course, game area, and more
  • Prices: Free parking, outside food and drinks allowed; activities available at additional cost

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