Santa Cruz Pumpkin Patches and Farms
Our 2018 Guide to Santa Cruz Pumpkin Patches and Farms provide valuable information on local area pumpkin patches and vegetable stands so you can find the perfect pumpkin and create cherished family memories. (The photo above is at Tunitas Creek Family Farm.)
The coastal community is awash in orange pumpkins and inflatables—the Santa Cruz Halloween season is in full gear!
Scroll down for a list of Santa Cruz pumpkin patches, Farms provide and vegetable stands.
For more Halloween activities and events, check out these Santa Cruz spooktacular family friendly activities.
700 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010 (831) 479-0175
Located just south of Santa Cruz.
20 miles south if Santa Cruz
40 Zils Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 724-4137
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!
The Great Pumpkin Patch—Santa Cruz
1301 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 459-6765
The Great Pumpkin Patch — Soquel
2831 Daubenbiss Ave., Soquel, CA 95073
Phone: (831) 479-4152
122 Post St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 251-2946
4 miles north of Santa Cruz on Hwy 1
Phone: (831 ) 426-6438
Pumpkins and fun are what they are all about! They have a nice variety of pumpkins, great picnic sites, hay bales and scary cutouts, as well as a corn maze!! The corn maze costs $5 per person and takes between 20 and 40 minutes to complete. Open 9 AM – 5 PM from September 31st through Halloween.
Seaside Pumpkin Farms
North of Santa Cruz on Hwy. 1, just past Davenport, CA
Phone: (831) 426-6438
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.
Swank Farms — Sept. 29th – Oct. 31st
New location – 4751 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister, CA 95023
Corn Maze & haunted “Terror in the Corn” Anything Goes 2017. Other activities include: Giant Jumping Pillow, Pedal Karts, Pumpkin Sling Shot, Corn Cannon, Sumo Wrestling, and Mining for Gemstones and Fossils
25 Swanton Rd., Davenport, CA 95017
Swanton Berry Farm is best known for organic berries and produce. They do grow pie pumpkins from mid-October and into November for our made-from-scratch pumpkin pie. Sometimes they bring them to market for a few months. If you are interested in their organic pie pumpkins, call before going to make sure they are available!
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Patches
185 Verde Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone: (650) 726-7548
Explorer1.com Review – The farm is 43 miles north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1, but the gorgeous coastal drive and the farm’s massive hay maze ( hay labyrinth) makes it well worth the drive.
The maze can be a little daunting, so we think this is an ideal activity for adults and older children. There are other activities such as hay rides, petting zoo, pony rides, and plenty of home grown pumpkins to keep the younger kids entertained as well.
They activities can be a little pricy ranging from $5 to $10.
333 Tunitas Creek Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone: (650) 726-9710
Explorer1.com Review—A small family farm that’s open to the public during September and October. It’s a very low key farm — making it an ideal pumpkin patch for families with very small children and toddlers. They have pumpkins, gourds, squash and more. And as a bonus, they have a couple of very friendly goats that seem to love kids!
Please note that Tunitas Creek Farm is CLOSED for the 2017 Halloween season. They hope to reopen it to the public for the 2018 season. We hope so because his is a great farm for small kids!