10 Places to Visit the Best Pumpkin Patch San Diego

Best Places for Pumpkin Picking San Diego– when October hits and it will soon be Halloween, then what can be more fun that going to pick your own pumpkin? 

Have a look at our great list of pumpkin patches in San Diego

It’s a good idea to contact the pumpkin patch you want to visit to make sure they have plenty of pumpkins before you set out.


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Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins

3190 Mission Blvd. San Diego, CA 92109

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch is a “family-owned business, established in 2010. We have several locations throughout Los Angeles, San Diego and West Palm Beach (Hollywood, Santa Monica, Torrance, Belmont Park, La Jolla, West Palm Beach). Our mission is to provide quality products and services that will exceed your expectations of what a pumpkin patch should be.

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Come to Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch for all your fall fun! Looking to keep up with the family traditions, plan a birthday party, have private party or a book a field trip? Look no further than Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch! We offer games, activities and more for those of all ages. We also sell pumpkins, gourds, squash, corn stalks, hay and more so stop by today for a fun fall destination for families and friends.

Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch offers a unique experience for all ages to enjoy the fall season. With a large variety of pumpkins ranging from cute jack-be-little pumpkins to the biggest pumpkins weighing over 50 pounds, there’s a perfect pumpkin for everybody! In addition to pumpkins of all shapes, colors and sizes, we have plenty of games and activities at each location such as pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, farm animals viewing and more! Join us for a family fun filled day and pick your perfect pre-picked pumpkins.


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Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm

13421 Highland Valley Road Escondido, CA. 92128

Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm, as well as a pumpkin patch has cut your own sunflowers, an 8 foot tall corn maze, petting zoo and more!

  • Train Ride
  • 8′ Tall Corn Maze
  • Petting Zoo
  • Tractor Hay-Wagon
  • Cut your own Sunflowers
  • Pumpkin Farm

Open Daily throughout October – check the website for details.

Admission and parking are FREE.


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Hana Field by Tanaka Farms

427 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

WELCOME TO THE FLOWER FIELDS AT HANA FIELD IN COSTA MESA BY TANAKA FARMS – “Hana means flower in Japanese, and Hana Field by Tanaka Farms, in Costa Mesa, is acres and acres of beautiful seasonal flowers, like Sunflowers (throughout the year), Marigolds (fall), and more!

Strawberry Tours (February-June) • Watermelon Tours (July-August) • U-Pick Tours (All Year Long)

U-Pick Pumpkin Patch
(October) • Hikari – Festival of Lights & Christmas Trees (December)”


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Stehly Farms Organics

12630 Santa Catalina Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

At Stehly Farms Organics, we strive to bring you the freshest most delicious produce we can grow. From Blackberries to Avocados, and from Onions to Oranges, we grow a large variety of items through each and every season.

Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges, Blood Oranges, Cara Cara Navel Oranges, Gold Nugget Tangerines, Satsuma Tangerines, Bearss Limes, Sweet Limes, Eureka Lemons, Meyer Lemons, Ruby Grapefruit, and Cocktail Grapefruit round out our citrus portfolio.

Consistently delivered the day after harvest, our spring and summer months fill our trucks and your bellies with the freshest Blueberries, Strawberries and Blackberries! And we can’t forget about our Dragonfruit which comes in in the late summer and stretches through fall!”

Stehly Farms run upick strawberries and blackberries.  In the fall they have a pumpkin patch and petting zoo.  They also sell their own organic honey.


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Tom’s Adventures Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Tree Mira Mesa

10510 Marauder Way, San Diego, CA 92126

Tom’s Adventures was established in 2010.

“Since then, Tom’s Adventures has established Pumpkin Patches & Christmas Tree Lots to create one-of-a-kind memories by offering seasonally themed localities, superb customer service, and family-oriented activities.

Being a local, family-owned and ran business, they understand the benefits of keeping things local. Their locations help communities by supporting schools programs/fundraisers, employing citizens in the local areas, and providing safe & clean locations for families.” 


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Big Horse Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

33320 Temecula Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92592

Big Horse Corn Maze is the “largest Corn Maze in So Cal, and our Pumpkin Patch will be open in October (check website for exact dates).
  • The Big Horse Corn Maze is open in October
  • Open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Open Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Pumpkin patch is also open!
*Maze is closed on Mondays with the exception of the last Monday prior to Halloween for maintenance and watering.
Tickets are available on site only, no advance booking or group discounts this year.
The last ticket is sold at 4.00 pm weekdays and 3.45 pm weekends. this is intended to give you enough time to enjoy the activity before we close.
The last entrance into the Maze is also at 4:00 pm.  Again check the website for up to date details.
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Mountain Valley Ranch

842 CA-78, Ramona, CA 92065

The Mountain Valley Ranch Pumpkin Patch is “open the entire month of October every year, offering your family a unique outing experience in the countryside of San Diego County.

  • Assortment of pumpkins, gourds, and Indian corn
  • Corn Maze open all day, 7 days a week
  • Corn Cannon open all day, 7 days a week!
  • Petting Zoo open all day 7 days a week!
  • Pony Rides – All Day on the Weekends, Tuesday through Friday 3pm-6pm. No Pony Rides on Monday.”


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Julian Farm and Orchard

4381 Julian Hwy, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

Julian Farm and Orchard is “located just an hour east of San Diego in the Wynola neighborhood of Julian.

Our 25-acre sustainable farm includes sprawling apple orchards and lush agriculture making us a truly unique destination for all visitors. The petting zoo area offers an up-close encounter with the friendly animals who call the farm their home. Our welcoming staff loves to see each guest who visits and ensures a safe and memorable experience for all.  

Other experiences during the year include tractor-pulled hayrides, axe throwing, picnic areas, hammocks, a gift shop and various food and beverage options.

Our schedule includes U-Pick Daffodils during March and April; U-Pick Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries and Sunflowers during June, July and August; with U-Pick apples and our famous Pumpkin Patch during September and October of each year.”


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Pumpkin Patch Bonita

5354 Sweetwater Rd, Bonita, CA 91902

Bonita Pumpkin Patch – “Let the adventure begin at one of our Pumpkin Station locations. Pumpkins, kiddie rides, giant slides, inflatable play centers, petting zoos, game zones, school tours and party packages.

Enjoy the time-honored tradition of a real pumpkin farm. Stroll our living pumpkin patch, explore a living corn maze and then take a hay ride through our Christmas Tree farm.”


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Bates Nut Farm

15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

The Bates Nut Farm has “become well known for its special events held throughout the year on the 100 acre ranch. For over 30 years families have made it an annual tradition to come out to Bates during the month of October to celebrate the fall season.  The Pumpkin Patch is the largest, oldest and most famous in San Diego County. Arts & Crafts Fairs, Antiques, Collectibles & Crafts Markets, Fine Art Fairs, and Car Shows are held throughout the year. 

Our Farm Zoo is open daily from 9am – 5pm. Visit with mini-donkeys, goats, sheep, alpacas, emus, chickens, peacocks, ducks, geese, a tortoise & more! The animals love visitors, and will eat from your hands. Bags of animal feed can be purchased for $0.50; admission is free, $5.00 parking on October weekends. Open year round.

Make a day of it and bring a picnic to enjoy under the shade trees. Many families bring balls, bubbles and games for the kids to play. The picnic areas are open year round from 9am – 5pm.

Starting Late September – October 31, we’ll be here all week. Come down and create some memories of hayrides, maze, petting corral, pony rides, BBQ, and of course pick your perfect pumpkins from our unique varieties.”


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See our round up post of some of the best farms near San Diego and other places for pumpkin picking near me.



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