Pumpkin Patches and Halloween FUN


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Grandpa Kevin’s Pumpkin Patch

October 1- 31, daily

266-550 Serramonte Blvd, Daly City

Make your pumpkin patch visit an efficient one by going to this parking lot pop-up patch in the Serramonte Shopping Center between the Target and the Dick’s Sporting Goods.

St. Raymond’s Pumpkin Festival

October 6 (3:30-9:00) & 7 (12:00-6:00)

1211 Arbor Road, Menlo Park


This annual festival at St. Raymond’s and will have Pony rides, a climbing wall, bounce houses, a trampoline, face painting, and, of course, pumpkins.

Webb Ranch Farmers Market Pumpkin Patch

Sept. 28 – Oct. 31, 9am – dusk, daily

2720 Alpine Rd., Portola Valley


This family farm has been in operation since 1922 and grows organic pumpkins on over 30 acres at the Webb Ranch Farm. During the week, come for the pumpkins. On the weekends, stay for the haunted house, hayrides, jumpy house, train rides, face painting, petting zoo, pumpkin sling shot, and WoW Bubbles.

Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

These pop-up pumpkin patches have a variety of locations on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. All will have lots of pumpkins to pick as well as bounce houses, giant slides and obstacle courses for children ages 2 – 12 years.

Opening TBD, most likely Sept. 23 – Oct. 31, 10am-9pm (Mon – Fri) and 10am-10pm (Sat & Sun)

San Carlos:  

800 Block of El Camino Real at Arroyo Street (opening Sept. 30)

San Mateo:

1863 S. Norfolk St

4140 S. El Camino Real

Lemos Farm

Open daily, (except, Sept. 25,26, Oct. 2) 9 am -5 pm

12320 San Mateo Rd. (Hwy 92), Half Moon Bay


This well known farm is open throughout the year, offering pony rides, hayrides and a petting zoo. When autumn rolls in, it turns into a festive pumpkin patch with a haunted house and haunted train ride. Bonus for the parents: La Nebbia Winery is right across the street.

Arata Pumpkin Farm

Mon.-Fri., 9 am-7 pm, Sat. & Sun., 9 am- 8 pm

185 Verde Rd., Half Moon Bay


Arata’s farm is famous for its two acre hay maze as well as other unique attractions like a Tahitian hut exhibit, a haunted barn and a playground with miniature hay maze for the kids. Pack a lunch and picnic on the grounds before picking your perfect pumpkin.

Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch

Sept. 15 – Oct. 31, Mon. – Fri. 9:30 am -5:30 am, Sat. & Sun. 9:30 am -6 pm

850 North Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay


Come here for a relaxing, picturesque setting, free of hokey decorations and attractions, but featuring a giant pumpkin display, Native American Teepee and a vintage tractor. They grow over 60 varieties of pumpkins and squash including the Atlantic Giant, which weighs between 250 and 500 pounds. Dogs are welcome, too!

6th Annual Shoreline Pumpkin Splash

October 14 – 31,  11am-5pm (weekends) & 10am-5pm (weekdays)

Shoreline Lake, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043

Pumpkin patch with weekend activities including pumpkin carving and painting, cookie decorating, and bouncing house.



Spina Farms

Sep 23 – Oct. 31, Sun.-Thur., 9am-6pm. Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm

Santa Teresa Boulevard and Bailey Avenue, San Jose


Explore sunflower fields on an old-fashioned hayride adventure or tour the pumpkin patch aboard the Spina Pumpkin Express train. Enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo and a picnic area.

Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Patch

October 1-31, opens at 9 am every day; closing times vary between 5-9 pm. Check website for daily hours.

14485 Monterey Rd., San Martin


This is more than a pumpkin patch. It’s a full day of family fun. Check the website for the schedule of entertainers and enjoy unique attractions like the cow train, carousel, honeybee exhibit, and pumpkin blasters that shoot mini pumpkins at 90 mph.

Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

These pop-up pumpkin patches have a variety of locations on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. All will have lots of pumpkins to pick as well as bounce houses, giant slides and obstacle courses for children ages 2 – 12.

Opening TBD, most likely Sept. 23 – Oct. 31, 10am-9pm, Mon – Fri, 10am-10pm, Sat & Sun.


803 W El Camino Real at Pastoria

Santa Clara:

2380 Monroe St. at San Tomas Expressway

3590 Benton St. at Lawrence Expressway

San Jose:

2501 Tully Rd. at East Capitol Expressway

1832 Hillsdale Ave. at Camden Ave.

444 N Capitol Ave.

605 Blossom Hill Rd.

2310 Canoas Garden Ave. at Curtner Ave.

Roaring Camp Railroads

Harvest Fair and Steam Festival: Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party™: October 14-15, 21-22, 28- 29

Weekends at Roaring Camp are full of festive fun. Pumpkin patches and scarecrow making, candle making, and gold panning are on the menu for the Harvest Fair. Temporary tattoos, face painting, story telling, videos, train play tables, Pick a Pumpkin (small pumpkins for little ones), cookie decorating, photos with Sir Topham Hatt, a Thomas store and entertainment will round out Thomas the Train’s visit. Purchase tickets in advance to ensure your preferred time slot.

5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton


Want to drive up to SF for a pumpkin patch?  

Check out our sister site, San Francisco Moms Blog, for info!



Harvest Festival

Palo Alto, Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Rd.

October 15th, 12-3pm

NFL watch party, beer garden, kids crafts, petting zoo, face painting, food trucks, bouncy house and MORE.

Halloween Spooktakular

Redwood City, Red Morton Community Center, 1120 Roosevelt Ave. 

October 21st, 12-3pm

Kids can show off their costumes in a parade at 1:30pm, explore a mysterious maze, and enjoy carnival games, crafts, prizes and snacks!

Halloween Crafts

Belle Haven Branch Library, Menlo Park, 413 Ivy Dr.

October 21st, 12-5pm

All ages welcome!

Halloween Spooky Carnival

Menlo Park, Onetta Harris Community Center, 100 Terminal Ave.

October 26th, 4-6pm

Games, snacks, and costume contest!

Goblin Walk for Kids San Carlos

San Carlos, 600-800 blocks of Laurel Street

Oct. 27th, 4-5:30 pm

Look for the “Goblin Walk Stop Sign”  on local businesses and stop to Trick or Treat.

Ages 0-7

Pumpkin Decorating!

Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St.

October 28th, 10:30am- 12pm

Register starting October 7th

Crafts, songs, pumpkins and MORE. Ages 2-6

Halloween Hoopla Parade and Trick-or-treat

Downtown Menlo Park, Santa Cruz Ave.

October 28th, 11:00am – 2pm

Parade starts in Maloney Street parking lot behind Cheeky Monkey- meet there at 11:00am to participate.

11:00 am – Costume parade through downtown Menlo Park

11:30 am – Magic by Marshall Magoon

11:30 am – Downtown trick-or-treat and carnival games at Fremont Park (ends at 2 pm)

12:30 pm – Music show by Happily Ever Laughter

1:45 pm – Winner of pumpkin and candy guess announced

Peninsula Ballet Theatre- Halloween Festival

October 28th 5-8pm

Carnival games, trick or treating, costumes and pizza dinner.

Ages 6 and up.

Tickets are $45. Click here to purchase.

Dia de los Muertos & Halloween Party

Menlo Park, Facebook Headquarters, 1 Hacker Way

October 28, – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Farmer’s market, carnival games, costume parade, trick or treating and MORE!

Monster Bash

Mountain View, Pioneer Park, 1146 Church Street

October 28th, 1-3pm

Family Halloween FUN

Halloween Crafts

Belle Haven Branch Library, Menlo Park, 413 Ivy Dr.

October 28th, 12-5pm

All ages welcome!

Halloween Haunted Hangar

San Carlos, Hiller Aviation Museum

October 28th, 10am-12pm

Halloween crafts, pumpkin signing, costumes and at 12pm a helicopter take off with pumpkin drop!

23nd Annual California Ave Trick or Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival

Palo Alto, California Ave.

October 29th, 10:00am – 2:00pm

Carnival games, trick or treating, Andy Z, the Stanford Band and MORE!

Please register.

Halloween Spooktacular

Downtown Los Altos

October 31st, 12-4pm

Trick or Treat downtown with Halloween fun and games!


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