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Pumpkin Patch

Hours: 9:00 AM to Dusk
Monday-Friday, activities start at 5:00 PM

Saturday, activities start at 9:00 AM

*Activities include wagon ride, apple slingshot, old-fashioned popcorn crank 
Pumpkin Pass Admission Hours: 
M-F: 4:00 PM-Dusk
Saturday: 9:00 AM-Dusk
*From 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, M-F no Pumpkin Pass is needed. 

Start a new fall family tradition at the Petersen Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Under crisp October skies, make memories as you enjoy wagon rides, frolic in the corn pit, wander the beautifully decorated greenhouse, and even launch a few apples from the apple slingshot. For a blast from the past that you can take home with you, try out our old-fashioned popcorn crank: a hand-operated machine designed to separate the delicious kernels from the cob. Then collect your kernels to pop at home!

Of course, no visit to the Pumpkin Patch is complete without pumpkins. This isn’t your grocery-store bin of round orange squash. Instead, it’s a rainbow of colors and a spectrum of sizes. Find pumpkins of every conceivable kind: miniature to massive; short to tall; smooth or warty; and everyday orange to red, white, green, yellow, grey, or pink. We grow them on the Farm, so every year at harvest we have a huge variety, and do our best to keep the varieties harvested until the last week of the season. Grab a few pumpkins for carving, several for decorating the porch, and at least one sugar pumpkin for a great seasonal dessert.

With your purchase of a Pumpkin Pass to the pumpkin patch, you receive the month long entrance pass, and 3 tickets each that can be used to participate in the activities, plus access to our yearly Harvest Festival.  (Additional activity tickets are available for purchase at the farm for activities.)

Looking to purchase the famous Petersen pumpkins without enjoying the patch and needing a Pumpkin Pass? We have a Market Patch available with a wide selection of our pumpkins located to the east of the Market, come by anytime during market hours to find a new favorite! The Market patch is for those looking for their perfect pumpkin, but not wanting to participate in the additional activities such as the wagon ride, apple slingshot, etc.

Good To Know:

The Pumpkin Patch is open September 29 -October 31, 9:00 AM- dusk. Children 2 years of age and under receive complimentary Pumpkin Passes. Purchase your Pumpkin Pass here. Wagon rides, apple slingshot, and old-fashioned popcorn crank start at 5:00 PM every night and on Saturdays at 9:00 AM till Dusk.

Want to schedule a field trip, employee or customer appreciation day?

Contact farmtours@petersenfarm.com to get set up.