Santa Cruz Pumpkin Patches and Farms

The Santa Cruz coastline is awash in orange pumpkins and fun filled fall activities. The Halloween season is definitely upon us and one of the season’s top activities is selecting the perfect pumpkin from a local Santa Cruz pumpkin patch. Our comprehensive guide to Santa Cruz pumpkin Patches and Farms has been update for 2022 and provides a complete list of local area pumpkin patches, real world reviews and ratings.  So explore the coast side and and create cherished family memories.

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Capitola Village ProduceCapitola Village Produce — Pumpkin Patch

Major rating websites rate Capitola Village Produce 4.6 stars out of 5.

Address: 700 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010
Phone: (831) 479-0175


Crystal Bay Farm

Their organic pumpkin patch is not the biggest, but they have a large variety of pumpkins(40 varieties at last count!). Families and school groups are welcome!

Major rating websites rate Crystal Bay Farm 4.5 stars out of 5.

Address: 40 Zils Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076


Fambrini's Farm Fresh ProduceFambrini’s Farm Fresh Produce

 This cute, photogenic produce stand specializes in farm fresh vegetables and lavender products. Also, as you can tell by the photo, in October Fambrini’s swells to capacity with pumpkins.

Major rating websites rate Fambrini’s Farm Fresh Produce 4.7 stars out of 5.

Address: Located on Highway 1, nine miles north of Santa Cruz, CA


The Great Pumpkin Patch

Along with a nice selection of pumpkins, thy have many activities such as: petting zoo, “Hamster Balls”, Hay Maze, Bubble Station, Pumpkin Painting, Cow Train Ride, Hay Ride, Bumper Boats and Outdoor Movie Theatre. Refreshments include; Soda, Water, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Candy Bars and other Treats.

Major rating websites rate The Great Pumpkin Patch an average of 4.1 stars out of 5. ( Please note that the reviews had a very wide range.)

Address: 2124 Soquel Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Post Street Pumpkin Farm

Major rating websites rate Post Street 4.7 stars out of 5.

Address: 122 Post St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 251-2946


Rodoni FarmsRodoni Farms

Pumpkins and fun are what they are all about! They have a nice variety of pumpkins, great picnic sites, hay bales and scary cutouts!

They also have some great spots for family photos.

The are open 9 AM – 5 PM from September 31st through Halloween.

Major rating websites rate Rodoni Farms 4 to 4.8 stars out of 5.

Address: 4444 Coast Rd, Davenport, CA 95017
Phone: (831) 426-0666


Seaside Pumpkin Farms

The pumpkin patch is located just a few minutes north of Davenport on the ocean side of Hwy 1. It has some amazing ocean views providing a for some incredible photo ops. Open during the month of October.

Address: 800 CA-1, Davenport, CA 95017
Phone: (831) 426-6438


Swanton Berry Farm

After all your hard work pumpkin picking along Highway 1, some pumpkin pie to go from Swanton is in order, along with any other cobblers, shortcakes, and seasonal deliciousness on hand. While not an actual patch, sometimes there’s a selection of pumpkins at the farm stand. Paying cash via the honor system is still part of Swanton’s charm, but card payments are now accepted as well.
25 Swanton Rd., Davenport

Swank Farms

Swank Farms Fall Season activities include: a Giant Corn Path, You-Pick Pumpkins, and a Sunflower Field. Plenty of areas for photo opts. Don’t forget your camera!

Major rating websites rate Swank Farm 3.0 to 4.1 stars out of 5.

Address: 4751 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 637-4704


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