Looking to pick out the perfect pumpkin? You’re in the right place. If you’re looking for a patch where you can pick up a pumpkin to whip up some tasty desserts, this guide tells you all about the best pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and fall fun in Alameda County. Take your family to a farm featuring family games, tractor rides, petting zoos, and so much more.
Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch
The Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch (formerly in Emeryville) has a rock climbing wall, extreme air jumpers, a 40-foot ship slide, and a 200-foot zip line for thrill seekers. Above all, a petting zoo and bouncy houses for children. And yes, they have a ton of local, valley-grown pumpkins too!
Location: 2153 Ferry Pt, Alameda, CA
Hours: Mon – Sun | 10 am – 10 pm
Perry Family Farms
This spot offers the family a chance to see the whole process of growing veggies and pumpkins. Located on the grounds of Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, Perry’s is a real working organic farm. Kids can learn about the pumpkin growing process and burn off some steam at the kid’s maze. There are also character cut out photo ops, a hay pyramid, and hayrides for everyone to enjoy even more.
Location: 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA
Hours: Mon – Fri | 12 pm – 7 pm
Sat – Sun | 9 am – 7 pm
Getting lost is half the fun of visiting this Livermore farm. They boast a 6-acre corn maze full of twists and turns. Once you find your way out, check out some of the other attractions like the pony rides and a cow train. And don’t forget the pumpkins! You can certainly pick your own in the field, or pick one up at the farm stand.
Location: 487 East Airway Blvd, Livermore, CA
Hours: Mon – Fri | 2 pm – 6 pm
Sat – Sun | 10 am – 6 pm
Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch
This patch carries over 15 varieties of pumpkins, from tiny Muskins up to Atlantic Giants, with vibrant colors such as orange, red, white, green, and multi-colored. Above all, they have two haunted houses experiences—a scary one (for big kids and adults) and a not-so-scary version (for the little ones).
Location: 4414 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA
Hours: Mon – Sun | 9 am – 8 pm
Moore’s Pumpkin Patch
Getting your Halloween pumpkin is more fun at Moore Farm because they have large pumpkin patches with hundreds of beautiful pumpkins for you to choose from. Children use red wagons, commonly called as “Pumpkin Patch Travelers” to transport pumpkins. At Moore’s Pumpkin Patch, your visit includes more than just pumpkins for the reason that this is a family fun park complete with rides and attractions. Let your children enjoy the popular “super slide”, the pony rides, the bounce house, and so much more.
Location: 9711 Dublin Canyon Rd, Castro Valley, CA
Hours: Mon – Sun | 10 am – 8 pm
ABC Tree Farms
This new pumpkin patch offers tons of “jumper” inflatable fun houses to jump around for children ages 2-12. You will find different varieties of pumpkins and don’t forget to take pictures with your family at the wonderfully decorated “memory zone” that has corn and pumpkin barrel boards and cut outs. Your children will certainly love to look through these cut outs.
Location: 2200 Hilltop Mall Rd, Richmond, CA
Hours: Mon – Sun | 10 am – 9 pm
Whether your children want big pumpkins that will take hours to carve, or a teeny-tiny one, these pumpkin patches have them all. Get ready to get carving!