Even though we grow pumpkins in our garden, I absolutely love to go to the pumpkin patch! Check out the below list of the Best Pumpkin Patches in the area from Red Tricycle:
Alameda Point Pumpkin Patch
Location: 2153 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA. 510-705-2352
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 31, 10 a.m. -10 p.m. daily
Perry Family Farms
Location: 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, CA. 510-791-0340.
Hours: October 1-31, Mon.-Fri., noon-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Cost: No fee Mon.-Fri. $1 admission on Sat. & Sun. Children under two are free. Admission to Ardenwood Farms: Tues., Wed. & Sat. $3/adults, $2/children (4-17 years), under 4 are free; Thurs., Fri. and Sun. $6/adults, $4/children (4-17 years), under 4 are free.
Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm
Location: 1060 Pine Ln., Clayton, CA. 925-672-5198
Hours: Sept. 28: noon-5 p.m. Sept. 29-30: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct.1-31: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily. Playlands and trains have different hours.
Cost: General admission is free, some activities are individually priced.
Smith Family Farm’s Pumpkin Patch
Location: 440 Sellers Ave., Brentwood, CA. 1-925-625-5966
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 29-Oct. 31
Cost: $10/adults; $12/kids on weekends; $10/everyone, Mon.-Fri. and includes a pumpkin and all activities. Cash or check only!
Location: 487 East Airway Blvd, Livermore, CA, 925-447-FARM
Hours: Oct. 1-31, Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., check website for varying maze hours