The first day of October is just days away, which means its time for pumpkin patches!
To make your life easier this harvest season, we did a little Bibbidi-bobbidi-bo magic and found all the patches in the Chico area that are open this year!
Now it's time for you to take a trip and find your own magical pumpkin to proudly display in your apartment.
Below is a list of the 5 best Pumpkin Patches to visit in and around Chico, CA this fall:
Autumn Fest 2022 at the Patrick Ranch
Date: Open Every Weekend October 8th-23rd
Place: 10381 Midway, Between Chico and Durham
Price: Admission $5 (Children 12 and under, $3)
Visit the historic Patrick Ranch for an afternoon of fun on the farm! Complete with hay rides, pumpkin patches, pony cart rides, pumpkin sales, animals, Midway Cafe, Glenwood House tours, vendors, bee exhibit and much more! Click here to visit their website for more info!
Date: Open From Saturday October 1st - October 31st (As long as pumpkins are available)
You can give them a call @ 530-343-2294 for the current pumpkin status!
Time: 10am-6pm on Weekends, 2:00pm-6:00pm on Weekdays
For Large Groups: Call for appointed time
Place: 3600 Chico Avenue, Chico Ca, 95928
Price: Free Admission, Free Parking, Pumpkin Cost ($8-40, depending on the size)
Hop on over to the beautiful TJ Farms Estate to explore the pumpkin patch, take a wagon ride, pet the farm animals, crack corn, stroll through the country store, see a 1800 blacksmith shop, or pack a picnic to share with your favorite people. For families with kids, a kids area is available with hay bales to play on along with other things. Click here to visit their website for more info!
Book Family Farms
Date: October 1st - October 31st
Time: 9am-6pm, Tuesday through Saturday
Place: 153 Heavy Horse Ln, Durham, California 95938
For a mason jar full of country charm, family heritage, and good ol' fashioned fun, be sure to visit the pumpkin patch at Book Family Farms! Click here to visit their website for more info!
Date: October 1st - October 31st
Time: 10am-6pm, Everyday
Place: 7152 CA-32, Orland, California 95963
Price: Free Parking, Free Hay Pyramid, Free Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Cost ($1-50, depending on the size), Corn Maze $5 per person (children under 4 free), Haunted Maze $15 per person (no one under 10yrs old)
This is the place for corn mazes (both normal and haunted)! They also have the classic pumpkin patch with a petting zoo. Climb the hay pyramid, take a trip down the slide, or visit the country store. Click here to visit their website for more info on each of the mazes and other activities!
The Peterson Sisters Pumpkin Patch
Date: September 24th - October 31st
Time: 3pm-Sunset on Fridays, 10am-Sunset on Weekends
Place: 3200 Bell Rd, Chico, California 95973
Pick from a variety of pumpkin sizes and decorative gourds. On the weekends they have family friendly games such as; bounce house, kids hay maze, hay rides. You can also purchase yummy baked goods, farm fresh products, and drinks. Click here to visit their website and learn more!
There you have it, the pumpkin patches in the Chico area that are open this year! Each of these 4 pumpkin patches have something special to offer, with rich histories and authentic country flare. Wind your way through rows of pumpkins, cherish the smiles on little faces, and find your very own magical pumpkin.
The beautiful rustic pumpkin patches mentioned above are just a few of the many reasons to fall in love with Chico living!
We hope you have a happily ever after harvest season!