Best Pumpkin Patches in Chico - Fall 2018

Posted by Serene Skiffington

September 29, 2018

pumpkin carriage illustrationBibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! It's time to find your very own magic pumpkin for fall 2018. 

Like your fairy godmother, we're here to make your life easier. We hope you have a happily ever after harvest season!

Below is a list of the 5 best Pumpkin Patches to visit in Chico, CA this fall:

Autumn Fest 2018 at the Patrick Ranch

Date: Open Every Weekend Oct 6th-28th

Time: 10am-4pm

Place: 10381 Midway, Between Chico and Durham

Price: Admission $5 (Children 12 and under, $3)
No admission fee for pumpkin sales!

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!

TJ Farms 

Date: Open From Saturday October 6th - 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

Place: 3600 Chico Avenue, Chico Ca, 95928

Price: Free Admission, Free Parking, Pumpkin Cost ($7-40, depending on the size)

Hop on over to the beautiful TJ Farms Estate to explore the pumpkin patch, take a hay ride, try out the hay bale obstacle course, stroll through the country store, or pack a picnic to share with your favorite people. For families with kids, a Bouncy House will be available on some weekends! Click here to visit their website for more info!

Book Family Farms

Date: Open Now!

Time: 10am-5pm, 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! 

Country Pumpkins 

Date: October 1st - October 31st

Time: 10am-6pm, Everyday

Place: 7152 CA-32, Orland, California 95963

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 29th - 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! 

Happy Hunting!

There you have it, the best pumpkin patches in Chico! We hope you enjoy the fall of 2018 to the fullest! Each of these 5 pumpkin patches have something special to offer, with rich local 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. You never know when your fairy godmother might show up to turn it into an enchanted carriage...

The beautiful rustic pumpkin patches mentioned above are just a few of many reasons to fall in love with living in Chico!

Follow our blog for more ways to enjoy Chico in the fall, and be sure to check out the many resources we have available on

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