The Bay Area’s Best Pumpkin Patches + Corn Mazes

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Spooky season is here and what better time to get lost in a sea of orange? Whether you’re looking to get that annual hay stack photo, pick the biggest pumpkin to carve, or get lost in a corn maze, we’ve got plenty of options on where to start.

SOUTH BAY + PENINSULA 

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Andreotti Family Farms Pumpkin Patch + Corn Maze 

(800 Cabrillo Hwy // North Half Moon Bay)

This patch has been poppin’ since 1926, so come celebrate the tradition that’s been passed down through generations. There’s an abundance of pumpkins along with other types of produce, so it’s like a pumpkin patch and farmer’s market all in one! Be sure to make reservations

Admission: $20 for kids, $30 for adults (includes $10 pumpkin voucher + corn maze). Prices vary for other events.

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Webb Ranch Corn Maze + Pumpkin Patch (Sept 23 – Oct 31)

(2720 Alpine Rd // Portola Valley)

Come one, come all! This little farm is a Fall haven amidst bustling Silicon Valley, offering up a variety of fun for the fam including pumpkin picking, corn mazing, hay riding, animal/reptile petting, and more. Reservations are required for weekend activities. 

Admission: Free to visit, $23 for unlimited activities 

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Arata Pumpkin Farms + Hay Maze (October 1 – 31)

(185 Verde Rd. // Half Moon Bay) 

Get lost in the two-acre labyrinth hay maze, explore the cornfield and pumpkin river, ride a pony, pet a goat, hop on a hayride… The options are almost endless here.  

Admission: Individual activities vary from $5 to $15, all-access packages are $35-45.

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Lemos Farm (Sept 4 – Nov 21)

(12320 San Mateo Rd // Half Moon Bay)

Pumpkin patches might be at their peak in October, but Lemos has got pumpkins all year long! Halloween is definitely their favorite time of year and it’s easy to tell once you stroll through the haunted house. Limited tickets are available, so get yours ahead of time. Feel free to join them for goat yoga, too, if you’re into that. 

Admission: $15-30.

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Blue House Farm 

(950 La Honda Road // San Gregorio) 

Though this 50-acre farm produces vegetables and fruit year-round, they make sure to dedicate time to pumpkins in October! Like their other U-Pick events, you can head down to the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin every Saturday and Sunday. 

Admission: Free With pumpkin, spice, and everything nice, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this season so grab your boo and hit up one of these pumpkin patches to find the perfect pumpkin.

SAN FRANCISCO

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The Guardsmen Pumpkin Patch (Oct 14- 23)

(2 Marina Blvd // Fort Mason)

From themed days to carving contests to live music, what’s not to love about one of SF’s newest pumpkin patches?! Not only do you get your pumpkin fix for the whole family, but you also get the joy of helping others by visiting. The Guardsmen is a nonprofit organization that benefits at-risk youth in the Bay Area by providing outdoor programs and scholarships. This year you can visit them at Fort Mason Center — all proceeds will go to their at-risk youth programs!  

Admission: Free, various prices for additional activities + products.

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Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch (Sept 28 – Oct 31)

(2101 Sloat Blvd & 1620 7th Ave // Sunset District)

Clancy’s has got all the pumpkins you’ve ever dreamt of — from Munchkin to Sugar Pie to Cinderella, you’ll definitely find what you need to make that picture-perfect pumpkin pie. 

Admission: Free admission and parking, small fee for hayrides.

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Bay Natives Nursery

(10 Cargo Way // India Basin)

This spot’s dog-friendly and you’ll probably stumble upon some farm animals as well! Bay Native is home to spunky goats and chickens, and if you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of Falcon, Bay Native’s smartest chicken. Did we mention she lays blue eggs?  

Admission: Free

EAST BAY 

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Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch (Sept 17 – Nov 1)

(2453 Hancock St // Alameda) 

Can you think of anything better than free admission to a pumpkin patch? How about a 4-story ship slide, giant zorb balls, a petting zoo, and a massive pumpkin shooter? Well, Speer Family has got something for everyone. Be sure to make reservations

Admission: $10 for adults, $20 for kids, free for kids under 2. Various prices for additional
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Joan’s Farm Pumpkin Patch + Corn Maze (Oct 2 – 31)

(4351 Mines Rd // Livermore) 

Joan’s has got the entire pumpkin experience! This patch is known for its extensive activities from hay mazes to pumpkin bowling, as well as a snack shack with pumpkin pie and more! The patch is closed every Monday except October 11. 

Admission: Free, various prices for additional activities.

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Piedmont Pumpkin Patch 

(4414 Piedmont Ave // Oakland) 

The Piedmont Pumpkin Patch is back again and bringing you the Bay’s best pumpkins. You can pay them a visit and pick one out yourself, or if you feeling the fall spirit from home this year, have your pumpkins delivered! Piedmont Pumpkin Patch is delivering to anywhere in the Bay Area this year. Pretty sweet! 

Admission: Free; $8 for the haunted house.

NORTH BAY 

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Cool Patch Pumpkins (Sept 25 – Oct 31)

(6150 Dixon Ave West // Dixon) 

This family-friendly pumpkin patch is perfect for the kids but be careful not to get lost in the corn maze. It holds the record for the largest corn maze in the world, so give yourself ample time to get through! And when you’re done, hop on the hayride for a grand tour and grab a pumpkin pie to share with the fam. 

Admission: Free for pumpkin picking; $15 for the Corn Maze; $5 for hayrides; $4 for pedal cars

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The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch + Corn Maze (Oct 8 – 31)

(4235 Spring Hill Rd // Petaluma)

This patch has got free activities galore: a hayride through “Western Town”, a cow-milking demo, a corn maze + a hay maze, and more! Once you’ve got all your activities in, hang out and enjoy some live music with a side of homemade pumpkin ice cream. 

Admission: Free, varying costs for food + pumpkins

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Silveyville Pumpkin & Christmas Tree Farm (Oct 1 – 31)

(6248 Silveyville Road // Dixon) 

This spot has got all the pumpkins and then some, including games and activities for kids, duck feeding, and more! The patch is closed on Mondays. 

Admission: Free

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Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch + Corn Maze (Oct 8 – 31)

(5157 Stony Point Rd // Santa Rosa)

If you’re not picking out a pumpkin, get lost in the 8-acre corn maze, take a hayride or ride the cow train, go down the 24-foot inflatable slide, or walk through the sunflower maze!  

Admission: Various wristband prices ranging from $2 (general) to $21 (super plus)
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Petaluma Pumpkin Patch & Amazing Corn Maze
Day Maze open daily: 10am until 6pm; Friday and Saturday Night Maze: 6-10pm.

(450 Stony Point Rd. Petaluma)

The 4 acre amazing corn maze offers everyone a challenge, young and old alike. Think of walking through 10 foot tall corn stalks, with only one way out; the course usually takes at least 45 minutes to complete.

Corn Maze Daytime Admission is $7; evening is $10.

CENTRAL VALLEY

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Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

(Swank Farms | 4751 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister)

Swank Farms Corn Maze was listed as one of the most insane corn mazes in America on Reader’s Digest online magazine. The “Fall Experience” features access to the corn maze, farm, pumpkin patch, sunflower field, photo ops, jumping pillow, cow train, corn box & more. Stay until nightfall for Trail of Lights & Frights when thousands of dazzling lights illuminate the farm.

The “Fall Experience” advanced admission: $19.95; gate: $24.95; Including Tail of Lights & Frights: $29.95; gate: $35.95

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Dell’Osso Family Farm Open through 10/31

501 Manthey Rd // Lathrop

Dell’Osso Farm was founded in the 1920s and now every October hosts a corn maze, haunted castle, Dell’osso express train, hayride, goat walk, duck races, tire pyramid, dell’osso speedway, animal zoo, ball shoot arena, tire play area, lawn games, mini-golf

, low obstacle course, kiddie playland, spinning pumpkins, pillow jumping, children’s interactive pirate show, pig races & entertainment. 

Most everything is included with general admission – including the huge elaborate corn maze – which is $16.95 Monday through Thursday, and $24.95 on Friday through Sunday.

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Fantozzi Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Open through October 31

2665 Sperry Ave // Patterson

The corn mazes cover approximately 25 acres and include over 5 miles of paths. Within the mazes are 12 hidden checkpoints for you to find. Find them all and receive a certificate (in past years, you could redeem for a free medium-sized pumpkin). Their drive-through Haunted Maze returns with live characters.

Your ticket to the Corn Maze includes access to the Courtyard with free attractions like free hayrides, a huge jumping pillow, giant pipe slides, a hay bale labyrinth, pedal cart raceway, corn seed pit, petting zoo, pig races,  and more.

Corn Maze admission (w/ courtyard attractions) is $10. Drive-thru Haunted Maze is $30/vehicle, cash only (open Fri & Sat: 7-11pm; Sun: 7-10pm).

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Dave’s Pumpkin Patch & Cornival (Haunted Corn Maze: Oct. 29-21)

(Vierra Farms | 3010 Burrows Ave, West Sacramento)

Dave’s Pumpkin Patch is the largest pumpkin patch in the Sacramento area. The Corn Maze features 10 acres of planted corn in a new mind-boggling design. The popular labyrinth, that drew thousands of visitors last fall, will once again get curious maze-goers lost when it opens to the public. There’s also a Cornival with hayrides, tractor rides, princess shows, pig races, jumping pillow, Pumpkin Chuckin’, hay maze, corn boxes, hay pyramid, and more. Want a fright? The Morbid Haunted Corn Maze is a haunt like no other.

Pumpkin patch admission is free. Weekday Cornival tickets: $9; Sat & Sun: $18; Haunted Corn Maze: $20

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G&M Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch (Oct.  1 – 30)

(487 East Airway Blvd //Livermore)

G&M Farms offers a huge pumpkin patch with farm animals, a free straw bale maze and corn box which is like a giant sandbox filled with corn kernels. Plus don’t miss their epic corn maze. It twists, it turns, it dead-ends; it’s six green acres of good old-fashioned family fun. G&M Farms Cornfield Maze and Pumpkin Patch was voted Best Seasonal Attraction in the East Bay by Diablo Magazine.

Admission: The Corn Maze is $8 adults / $7 kids (M-Th) and $10 adults / $9 kids (Fri-Sun). Children 5 years and under are free. *Please note, hours for corn maze and activities vary.

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This post was written by Rumana Jabeen

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