Red Barn Garden Center
12881 Pond Springs Rd, Austin, TX
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Pumpkins will be available the last week of September through October. A special fall festival is planned for Saturday, October 17, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This FREE event will feature a moon bounce and a petting zoo.
Bethany United Methodist Church
10010 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX
This Pumpkin Patch will be open October 5-31, 2015. You will find pumpkins of all sizes, a large variety of fall decorations, mini pumpkins and pie pumpkins! The hours of operation will be: Monday – Friday, 3-7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tarrytown United Methodist Church
2601 Exposition Rd, Austin, TX
The Pumpkin Patch will open for business on October 11, 2015 and will be open daily until the pumpkins run out. Hours: Monday – Friday, 2-7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12-7:30 p.m.
Bethany Lutheran Church
3701 W. Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX
At this annual Pumpkin Patch you can find more than 2000 pumpkins of various sizes for sale. The pumpkin patch will be open October 11-31, 2015, daily. Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. There will be a fall festival on Sunday, October 25 from 3-6 p.m. Children can come and collect candy at decorated cars, decorate cupcakes, play carnival games, participate in a costume parade, hear stories, enjoy yummy treats and more. Fee for doing the activities is $5.
Austin Oaks Church
4220 Monterrey Oaks Blvd., Austin, TX
The Austin Oaks Pumpkin Patch will be open to the entire Austin community October 12-31, 2015. Come take photographs and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your family! All proceeds go to Redeemed Ministries, an organization that advocates against human trafficking and works to care for survivors. Pumpkin Patch Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; and the only Sunday it will be open is October 25th from 1:30-7 p.m. For more information, call 512-891-1600.
St. John’s United Methodist Church
2140 Allandale Rd, Austin, TX
Open October 13, 2015 until the pumpkins sell out. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30-7 p.m.; Sunday, 12-7 p.m.
St. Mark United Methodist Church
601 W Braker, Austin, TX
Open daily through October 31, 2015, St. Mark’s pumpkin patch is a great place to find the perfect pumpkin for your fall decorations or recipes. In addition to supporting the church’s many ministries and community outreach activities, the pumpkin patch is a great backdrop for photos of your family and friends. The pumpkins range from 50¢ to about $15. Volunteers will be there there to help you shop until about 7 p.m. each day. The St. Market Day Fall Festival will be Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. In addition to the Pumpkin Patch, there will be BBQ, games, live music, and a bounce house.
Shoreline Drive, Austin, TX
Stop by the Pumpkin Patch at Shoreline North from October 4 – 31, 2015. The church is located at 15201 Burnet Rd, but the pumpkins are found on the Shoreline Drive side of the parking lot. Pumpkins Patch Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1–7 p.m. The church will host a Trunk or Treat on October 31 from 6-8 p.m.
SoCo Pumpkin Patch
Christ Lutheran Church, 212 E Monroe St, Austin, TX
The church’s first ever Pumpkin Patch will be open October 15-31, 2015. Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, 12-7 p.m. On weekends there will be kids games, face-painting, story telling and plenty of photo opportunities. Live music on Saturday, October 24th from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Buda United Methodist Church
302 Elm Street, Buda, TX
Pumpkins will be available for sale starting on Saturday, September 26. Hours will be 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. through October 25.
Manchaca United Methodist Church
1011 FM 1626 at Manchaca Rd, Manchaca, TX
The pumpkin patch will be open daily from September 30 – October 31, 2015. Hours: Monday to Friday from 2:30–7:30 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sundays from 12-7:30 p.m. The MUMC Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for a day of fun! The FREE festival will include family fun, a hay ride, children’s games, a moon jump, food, a cakewalk, crafts, prizes, clowns, music and more!
Cross Plants and Produce
701 N. Old Highway 81, Kyle, TX
Cross Plants and Produce is an everyday farmer’s market and plant nursery in Kyle, TX. There is a large kid’s play area with picnic tables, a mini horse and mini donkey, a farm dog and bunny rabbit. Pumpkins will arrive the last week in September and the pumpkin patch will be open through October. It will be open on weekdays (except Mondays), with free activities on weekends. Pumpkin Patch will be open September 30 – October 31, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
YMCA Camp Twin Lakes
204 E Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park, TX
Pumpkin Patch opens October 1, 2015. Hours: Monday – Friday, 4-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 .pm.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. There will be a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 17, from 2-9 p.m. ($8 wristbands; 2 and under FREE).
St. Richard’s Episcopal Church
1420 E. Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX
The Pumpkin Patch opens Friday, October 2, 2015. The hours of operation are weekdays from noon – 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon – 8 p.m. The Great Pumpkin Festival is a FREE event that will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015, from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Call 512-255-5436 for more information.
1304 RR 620 N, Lakeway, TX
The Pumpkin Patch will open on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday from 1-7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. All proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch are passed on to ACTS’ local and global mission partners.
First United Methodist Church of Pflugerville
500 East Pecan Street, Pflugerville, TX
The pumpkin patch will be open October 4, 2015 at 3 p.m. Hours of operation for October 5-31, 2015 are 4:30-7 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. on weekends.
First United Methodist Church of Georgetown
410 East University Ave, Georgetown, TX
Pumpkin Patch will be open October 8 – 31, 2015, daily, from 9 a.m. to dusk.
Kyle United Methodist Church
408 West Lockhart, Kyle, TX
The Kyle UMC Pumpkin Patch (corner of Sledge and Lockhart) hours of operation are 9 a.m. until dusk Monday – Saturday, and noon until dusk on Sunday. There will be various prices for different sizes, from under a dollar to over $50. Also for sale are assorted fall-extras like gourds and mini-pumpkins. There’s also going to be a pumpkin maze and several staged areas so you can get your annual fall pumpkin patch photo. Please use the honor system and leave money in the slot if no one is working the pumpkin patch. There will be a FREE fall festival on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., following the Kyle Founder’s Day parade.
King of Kings Lutheran Church
17000 Smyers Ln, Round Rock, TX
The Pumpkin Patch will be open for business Monday, October 11, 2015 after 3 p.m.; then weekdays from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and on Sundays from 12-8 p.m. A fall festival will be held on October 31, 2015 from 10-2 p.m.
Discovery United Methodist Church of Hutto
350 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Hutto, TX
The pumpkins will arrive October 11, 2015. Hours: Monday – Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-3 p.m.
Leander United Methodist Church
107 S. West Drive Leander, Texas, 78641
The pumpkin patch is scheduled to be open October 19-31, 2015. Hours: Monday – Friday, 2 p.m. to dusk; Saturday, 9 a.m. to dusk; Sunday, noon to dusk. The church will also have a FREE Fall Fest on Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 2-4:30 p.m.
Harvest of Fall Fun runs September 26 – November 8, 2015. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. Closed all Wednesdays. Admission is FREE and parking is FREE. The pumpkins and gourds are individually priced. Each activity has a fee. Activities include Scarecrow Island Hayrides, Candy Corn Hay Maze, pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, face painting, horse rides, sand art, The Sweet Berry Express Barrel Train, The Berry Bounce, and The ‘Texas’ Maze. Visit the Sweet Berry Farm website for pricing. Payment by cash or check only.
Barton Hill Farms (Bastrop)
1115 Farm to Market 969, Bastrop, TX
Open weekends from September 26 – November 8, 2015. Saturdays, from 10 a.m. – 10 pm. and Sundays, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is $11 for adults and $8 for children. You can save $1 if you purchase tickets online. Barton Hill Farms boasts a 5-acre corn maze, frontier games, a pumpkin patch and more. Check their Facebook page for updates related to the Hidden Pines fire.
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm (Elgin)
120 Nature’s Way off Roy Davis Road, Elgin, TX
Starting October 3, 2015, the farm is open weekdays and the first and fourth weekends in October for $6 admission (ages 2 and up). Hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday- Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Sunday from 12-5:30 p.m. The Pumpkin Festival will take place on the second and third weekends in October for $6 admission for kids (age 2 and up) and $8 for adults. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sunday 12-5:30 p.m. Sign up for the newsletter and get a coupon for one FREE admission! Activities are included in the price of admission. There will be hayrides, mazes, kiddie train rides (weekends only), a playground, pumpkin painting (after the purchase of a pumpkin), visiting with farm animals and more. There will also be an Open House on Monday, October 12, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., for which admission is also $6.
Evergreen Farms (Elgin)
242 Monkey Rd, Elgin, TX
Visit for the Pumpkin Hunt, weekends in October 2015, including Sunday, November 1, 2015 for a special day with our Down Home Ranch Friends at Evergreen Farms. Hours: Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays, from 1-5 p.m. Admission is FREE, but some activities cost $2.50 to $5. FREE activities include wagon rides around the farm and a petting zoo. Activities that cost $2.50 per ticket include a train ride, a maze, and face painting.
Silo Christmas Tree Farm (Temple)
7617 McGregor Park Rd, Temple, TX
Open weekends in October, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the farm is FREE. A canned food or monetary donation for Helping Hands Ministry is appreciated. Activity tickets are $1 (activities require 2-6 tickets) and are for things like snow cones, train rides, maze, hay rides, bounce house, pumpkin painting, and pony rides. Pumpkins and treats are for sale. You can even make your own scarecrow!
Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch (Bertram)
4625 E. State Highway 29, Bertram, TX
Open weekends from October 8 – November 15, 2015. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 1-6 p.m. FREE admission!
Located 8 miles west of Liberty Hill, TX on Highway 29. If you are heading west on Highway 29 it is on your left hand side, about 3 miles before you get to the town of Bertram. Look for the Giant Chair and all the Pumpkins! Pumpkin Patch, Choose pumpkin from the field. Fun activities for all ages, including a pumpkin sling, corn fishing, hay rides, pumpkin painting, and a petting zoo.
The Jersey Barnyard (LaGrange)
3117 St Hwy 159, LaGrange, TX
Head about an hour southeast of Austin to visit this working dairy farm in LaGrange. The Jersey Barnyard has had a pumpkin patch for the past 17 years. Painting pumpkins is FREE with purchase of a pumpkin. Taking pictures in the pumpkin patch is also FREE! Tours of the farm are available, starting at $3 per person. Open the last week of September through October. Call for hours: 979-249-3406.
The Robinson Family Farm (Temple)
3780 White Owl Lane, Temple, TX 76501
Open Saturdays and Sundays, September 19 through November 1, 2015. Hours are 10 a.m – 6 p.m. The pumpkin patch offers various games and activities for those of all ages which include: hay rides, duck races, kiddie train, corn maze, hay maze, bounce houses, bean bag toss, football throw, ring toss and pumpkin sand art. They also offer free activities like horseshoes, corn hole, ladder golf, a corn pit and a large playground for your little ones to play. Individual and/or family photo mini sessions are available to capture your memories to last a lifetime with many photo sites to explore. Parking and entry are free; tickets for activities cost $1 each.
Did we miss your favorite spot? Where else do you like to get pumpkins in the Austin area?