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5 Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles

5 Dog-Friendly Pumpkin Patches in Los Angeles

If you planning to have a fun day out with your family in LA, you may want to consider visiting a pumpkin patch.

There are lots of activities that will keep your family entertained including picking pumpkins, corn mazes, hayrides, discovery barns, and interacting with barnyard animals.

The only caveat is you have to be picky on which patch to visit if you intend to bring your dog along.

That’s because not all pumpkin patches are pet friendly.

Here are the top 5 dog-friendly pumpkin patches in Los Angeles.

1. Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin Patch

Season: October 1 – October 31

Prices: Entrance is free and each pumpkin has a different price depending on its size. If you are visiting as a family, you can a Jack O’ Pass ($15-$50) that will give you access to all the games.

Location: The Original Farmers Market @ The Grove, CA (6333 W 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Mr. Jack O’Lanterns Pumpkin patch opened its doors in 2010 and they have since spread out its tentacles to San Diego and West Palm Beach.

This is the perfect patch for family activities like a birthday party or any other family celebration.

They have a variety of games that will appeal to all age groups, so everyone will enjoy the visit.

In addition to buying pumpkins, you can also get some squash, gourds, hay, and corn stalks.

If your main goal of going to a pumpkin patch is the pumpkins, well, you won’t go wrong with Mr. jack O’Lantens.

They have lots of pumpkins ranging from jack-be-little ones to 50-pounders.

2. Underwood Family farms

Season: The harvest festival runs through October (October 1- October 31)

Prices: The harvest festival tickets go for $22 per head if you go for the first two weekends of October. After that, the cost goes up by $4. If you prefer visiting on weekdays, the charges are $14 and kids under 2 years get free admission.
Location:  Moorpark Farm Center 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark, CA &  Somis Farm Center 5696 E. Los Angeles Ave, Somis, CA

Underwood Family Farms is well known by locals for their farmer’s markers which they mostly hold in LA and Ventura counties.

But every October, the farm takes some time to celebrate with various harvest festivals that have become an attraction for families.

Every weekend in October, you are bound to find some activity that will leave you craving for more.

In addition to an endless flow of Pumpkins, you are sure to be entertained with lots of animal shows, live music, and corn mazes

3. Pa’s Pumpkin patch

Season: September 30 – October 16

Prices: Tickets go for $2.5 per head for a 4-hour visit and you are required to make a reservation before going due to the COVID protocols. However, 2-year-old and under kids will get free admission.

Location: 6701 CA-1, Long Beach, CA 90803

If you are looking for a country fair vibe, Pa’s Pumpkin patch is right up your alley.

You can expect to mingle with lots of other people which helps to add to the uplifting mood of the events at this patch.

Pa’s Pumpkin patch has lots of pumpkins to choose from as well as gourds, corn stalks, and haystacks.

The kids will enjoy spending time at the petting zoo, getting to ride a pony, as well as participate in lots of fun games.

After tiring your hearts out, you can have a hearty meal at the snack bar where you will enjoy some of the treats before calling it a day.

Additionally, they have lots of space so they can accommodate large parties, school trips, and others.

4. Forneris Farms

Season: October 8 – October 31

Price: $5 per head for admission but kids under 2 years get free admission. However, you can redeem the entry fee for the purchase of a Pumpkin that is priced at least $10. Also, this discount only applies to one pumpkin per person.

Location: 15200 Rinaldi Street, Mission Hills, California 91345, United States

Every October, the Forneris Farms opens its gates for fun and games for the entire family.

They have a four-acre cornfield maze that will keep you entertained before you head over to select a pumpkin from their wide selection.

And don’t worry about the size of the corn maze because they offer tractor tours complete with narration.

Be sure to carry some cash because plastic money is not accepted at this location.

 Also, each activity will be paid for individually.

But don’t fret if you forget to carry some cash (or you run out of money while at the farm) because they have an ATM for your convenience.

5. Tina’s Pumpkin Patch

Season: October 1 – October 31

Price: Free admission for all ages

Location: 4725 Woodman Ave, Sherman Oaks, CA

Tina’s Pumpkin Patch is the place to visit if you are looking for a great family experience with lots of photo-worthy spots for your quintessential fall pictures.

If you don’t care too much about picking and carving pumpkins, or if you are the type that doesn’t really get into the Halloween mood, then this destination is what you need because you will have lots of other activities that will keep you just as entertained.

But still, there are lots of pumpkins just in case you change your mind.

Your kids will love running into the friendly llamas as they enjoy other activities like straw mazes, giant slides, bounce castle, train rides, pony rides, and the petting zoo.

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