Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch
Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch invites families and friends to enjoy their squash fields for free. Pick your own pumpkin to carve as the youngsters enjoy the wide array of activities available. The L.A. farm boasts a bouncy house, ponies, a petting zoo, a ball house, train rides, obstacle courses, arcade games, face painting, and a straw maze—there’s never a dull moment here.
Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin Patch
This family-owned pumpkin patch is conveniently located in the center of Hollywood, offering the community plenty of fall fun. From October 3 to 31, Mr. Jack O’ Lantern’s Pumpkin Patch has both U-pick and online ordering options. The U-pick option definitely doesn't disappoint. The Los Angeles farm's pumpkin decorating area and Instagrammable photo spots make for a memorable experience. If you’re planning to decorate your pumpkins at home, make sure to pick up a pumpkin carving and decorating kit; it's the perfect Halloween date night activity.
Whittier Pumpkin Patch
This October, head to Whittier Pumpkin Patch to fulfill your Halloween pumpkin needs. The kids will love roaming around the pumpkin farm, which grows small, medium, and large pumpkins just waiting to be picked. The farm welcomes children to participate in the Happy Prospector Gem Mining activity, where they're handed bags full of colorful stones and intriguing rocks. They can also get imaginative this Halloween at the Pumpkin Painting Party, equipped with all the decorating materials you can imagine. For the young and the restless, the farm has got you covered—kids can race around in a friendly tractor racing contest while you cheer them on.
Enchanted Country Pumpkins
At the family-owned Enchanted Country Pumpkins in Brea, visitors can choose from a variety of pumpkins. Founded in 1972, this pumpkin patch also offers John Deere tractor rides, giving kids the opportunity to pretend they're farmers for a day (who knows, it may inspire a future career in sustainable agriculture). Children will love the farm's thrilling carnival games, too, especially when there are promises of cool prizes. Once you’ve played your heart out, head to the petting zoo—don’t miss out on holding one of the adorable baby chicks; it'll surely boost your mood.