We think it’s fair to say that fall is most people’s favorite time of year. One of our favorite things to do in fall is visit a local pumpkin patch, and we have a huge list for you to choose from! Here’s where to find pumpkin patches in Austin and beyond for 2018. Please call ahead to confirm dates and time before you go, as they are subject to change!
Pumpkin Patches in Austin
Red Barn Garden Center
Daily upon arrival| 12881 Pond Springs Rd, Austin
Pumpkins haven’t arrived as of publication time, but as this is one of Austin’s favorite spots to pick a pumpkin, they’ll be arriving soon! Garden Center hours are: Every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bethany United Methodist Church
October 3-31 | 10010 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin
You will find pumpkins of all sizes, a large variety of fall decorations, mini pumpkins, and pie pumpkins. All proceeds benefit the church’s youth ministries. Pumpkins are sold at the church through October 31. Pumpkin patch hours are: Monday-Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the weekends.
Austin Oaks Church
October 8-31 | 4220 Monterrey Oaks Blvd, Austin
The Austin Oaks Pumpkin Patch will be open to the entire Austin community from October 8-31, 2018. Take photographs and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your family out of more than 1500 pumpkins! All proceeds go to The Refuge, providing restoration and healing for girls rescued out of human trafficking. Pumpkin Patch hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday between services and from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s United Methodist Church
October 9-31 | 2140 Allandale Rd, Austin
St. John’s UMC is now in its 26th year of hosting a community pumpkin patch, with an 18-wheeler full of pumpkins unloaded into designated areas on the playground, transforming it into a bright orange maze of wonder. Days and times were not available as of publish date, so check their website before visiting.
United Christian Church
October 13-31 | 3500 W Parmer Ln, Austin
Join United Christian Church as they connect with UCC members and the neighborhood at their 2nd annual pumpkin patch. Pumpkin Patch hours: weekdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Bethany Lutheran Church
October 12-31 | 3701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin
At this annual pumpkin patch there will be photo/picture opportunities, storytelling, peddling tracker course, coloring area, and other fun activities. Free admission to the patch. School field trips available by reservation. Pumpkin patch hours: Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SoCo Pumpkin Patch
October 13-31 | Christ Lutheran Church, 212 E Monroe St, Austin
The church’s pumpkin patch will open at noon on October 13 through 31 (or until pumpkins sell out). This year’s patch will benefit two wonderful charities, Water to Thrive and CWEFT (Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation of Thailand). Hours: Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.
Pumpkin Patches in Greater Austin
Buda United Methodist Church
September 29 – October 29 | 767 Main St, Buda
Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
St. Richard’s Episcopal Church
September 27 – October 31 | 1420 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock
The Saint Richard’s Pumpkin Patch serves the greater Round Rock community by bringing people together in celebration of the fall season and raising funds for local and global charities. Steady growth in attendance and pumpkin sales each year make Saint Richard’s one of the largest in Texas, and one of the top five church pumpkin patches in the nation. Hours are: Sunday through Friday from noon to dark; Saturday from 9 a.m. to dark.
Family Festival Pumpkin Patch
Weekends October 6-29 | Proof & Cooper Restaurant, 18710 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs
The pumpkin patch will feature kid-friendly activities weekends from noon to 5:00 p.m. They will have an assortment of pumpkins from big, small, green, white, mini and mega.
Cross Plants and Produce
October 7-31 | 701 N Old Hwy 81, Kyle
Join us for another fun, fall season. It is free to visit! Enjoy the picnic area, visit our mini horse and mini donkey, play on the tree swing, climb over and under hay pyramid and tunnel, play in the play house, check out the old tractor, toss some bean bags in the corn hole game and enjoy being outside! You can paint-a-pumpkin for $5 and we’re working on some other surprises we will announce soon. Be sure to support our local farmers by shopping our daily farm market inside the shop where you will find local produce, meats, eggs, milk, honey, coffee, ice cream, pasta and so much more. Pumpkin patch hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
First United Methodist Church of Georgetown
October 12-31 | 410 E University Ave, Georgetown
Patch information was unavailable at time of publication, check their website for more information.
Pfloating Pumpkin Patch
October 13 | from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Gilleland Creek Pool, 700 N Railroad Ave, Pflugerville
Visit the coolest pumpkin patch in Pflugerville! Pick your pumpkin, decorate it, and stay for the pfun games and treats. Take a dip in the pool, pick your pumpkin, decorate it and stay for pfun games and treats. The pool will also be open for recreational swim during the event. Price: $10 per adult (includes one medium pumpkin), $5 per child (includes one small pumpkin), or $3 per person (no pumpkin included).
Leander United Methodist
October 15-31 | 107 S West Dr, Leander
Find pumpkins of all shapes and sizes! Gourds, decorative corn, a scavenger hunt, plenty of photo ops, and more! Hours are: Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to dusk; Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to dusk; and Sunday from noon to dusk. The church will also have a FREE Movie Night in the Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. and a FREE Fall Fest on Saturday, October 27 from 2 to 4:00 p.m.
Pumpkin Patches in Central Texas
The Robinson Family Farm (Temple)
Weekends, September 29 – November 4 | 3780 White Owl Ln, Temple
Hours are 10 a.m to 6 p.m. daily. The pumpkin patch offers various games and activities for all ages including: hay rides, duck races, kiddie train, corn maze, hay maze, bounce houses, and much more. Admission is $10 per person.
Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)
September 23 – November 5 (Closed Wednesdays) | 1801 FM 1980 Marble Falls
Hours are: Monday through Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed all Wednesdays). Admission and parking are FREE. Pumpkins and gourds are individually priced. Each activity has a fee. Activities include: hayrides, 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. Payment by cash or check only. Check the website for exact directions, as GPS isn’t always accurate for this location.
Barton Hill Farms (Bastrop)
Weekends only September 23 – November 5 | 1115 FM 969, Bastrop
Hours are: Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Admission is $14 for ages 3 and up. Kids 2 and under are FREE. 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.
Manchaca United Methodist Church (Manchaca)
September 30 through October 31 | 1011 FM 1626 at Manchaca Rd, Manchaca
Hours are: Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. Don’t miss Movies in the Patch on October 19 and the MUMC Fall Festival on October 27. 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, trunk-or-treat, and more. Pumpkins are grown with all non-GMO products on a Navajo Indian Reservation in Farmington, NM. This annual fundraiser supports the Navajo Reservation as well as the missions and ministries of our church.
The Jersey Barnyard (LaGrange)
Last week in September through October | 3117 TX-159, LaGrange
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 18 years. Free photo-ops! Hours are: Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Every Saturday in October they host free pumpkin painting with the purchase of a pumpkin from 10 a.m. to noon.
Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch (Bertram)
Weekends September 28 through October 28 | 4625 E TX-29, Bertram
Hours are: Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE! Look for the giant chair and all the pumpkins! Don’t miss story time in the pumpkin patch every Friday from 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Evergreen Farms (Elgin)
Saturdays and Sundays in October | 242 Monkey Rd, Elgin
Hours are: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE, but some activities cost $2.50 to $5. Enjoy a pumpkin hunt, train ride, pumpkin races, bounce house, and much more!
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm (Elgin)
October 5-31 | 120 Nature’s Way off Roy Davis Rd, Elgin
Hours are: Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 5:30 p.m. The Pumpkin Festival will take place October 13-14 and 20-21 for $8 admission for kids (age 2-12) and $10 for 12 and up. Sign up for the newsletter to get a coupon for one FREE admission. Activities included in the price of admission: hayrides, mazes, kiddie train rides (weekends only), a playground, visiting with farm animals, and more.
Where is your favorite place to find pumpkins in Austin?