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Autumn is upon us and Halloween is right around the corner - pick the perfect pumpkin patch with our handy guide!
Halloween is slowly sneaking up on us, and now that there is cooler weather in the forecast it’s the perfect time to grab the family and head out to a pumpkin patch! Here in Vacaville we are lucky enough to be a hop, skip, and a jump away from some of the best pumpkin patches in Northern California!
Whether you have little ones or are just a kid at heart, many of our local pumpkin patches are packing in the entertainment and turning up the fun, making them the perfect place to spend a cool autumn day.
From corn mazes and hay bale forts to scarecrow contests, live music, and barbeque, there’s something for everyone. Check out our favorites, pack a picnic lunch, and get out there and enjoy the beautiful fall weather!
Details: 211 Fruitvale Rd. Open Mon-Fri 10 am -6 pm Sat-Sun 10 am - 5 pm.
Pick up pumpkins, cornstalks, and fresh produce at this local farmstand! You'll find everything from pumpkins of all sizes to cornstalks, sunflowers, and gourds.
Details: 5848 State Highway 12, Suisun City. Open Saturday and Sunday October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 from 9:30 am to 5pm.
At the Pumpkin Patch, you can purchase your pumpkins, as well as snacks, drinks and other homemade specialties. There are plenty of activities at the pumpkin patch such as tractor rides, field maze, pumpkin chucking, petting zoo, pony rides and the giant hay bale fortress! All proceeds benefit the Western Railway Museum (a nonprofit educational institution) and the local Rotary Clubs who provide thousands of dollars to local community and youth activities each year.
Details: 6150 Dixon Avenue West, Dixon. Open daily through Oct 31st, 9am – 8pm.
Cool Patch Pumpkins is home to the World’s Largest Corn Maze, Every year the maze is completely unique, this year featuring our very own logo and a special tribute to our local First Responders! Thank you for your service! Don’t worry about the intimidation factor of their massive maze, Cool Patch has “maze escorts” that can guide you out when you get lost! Little ones will enjoy the Kid Zone, Kiddie Corn Maze, and jumping into the Corn Kernel Bath. Visitors of all ages will love the pumpkin cannon, hayrides, shaded picnic areas, music, food, and special events. There is no admission charge for the pumpkin patch, tickets to the corn maze are $15 for adults, and kids under 5 are free. Kid Zone tickets are $1.
Details: 6248 Silveyville Rd, Dixon. Open daily Oct 4 through 31st 10am – 6pm.
Silveyville has been a local favorite for years, and each year there are brand new attractions to keep experiences fresh and memorable. If you have itty-bitty kiddies, Silveyville is a fantastic choice! In addition to a huge pumpkin patch featuring 18 varieties of pumpkins, they have a large duck pond, sheep, chickens, goats, and a pony that you can visit with. The kids will love the addition of a walking path to allow everyone an up-close encounter with the farm animals, as well as an authentic tee-pee, pumpkin painting, straw pyramids, and bounce area! You can also test your racing skills with the Bouncing Horses race track, or take an ATV train ride touring the 15-acre farm.
Details: 4606 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield. Open daily 9am – 5pm.
If you are looking for the biggest selection and most variety, head out to Larry’s Produce in Fairfield. Over 50 varieties are available at the pumpkin patch, from the tiniest pumpkin to 1,000 lb. Atlantic Giants! There is also a play area for the kids and lots of cool old cars and trucks on display that are perfect for fall photo-ops, plus a corn maze.
Details: 891 Alamo Drive. October 12th 9am-3pm. Free Entry & Parking.
Fall festive shopping experience featuring hand chosen vendors. Shop for quality, hand-crafted décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body product, edibles and more. This fair is not only for people but for pets as well!
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