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8 pumpkin patches in Vancouver to get your perfect Jack-O-Lantern

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DH Vancouver Staff Oct 02, 2015 9:25 am

Hunting for the perfect pumpkin to decorate your front lawn or apartment balcony with is the quintessential fall experience that brings together family, the outdoors and seasonal fun.

Pick up a pumpkin ready to be carved for Halloween or any harvest celebrations, with our guide to Vancouver’s pumpkin patches. Keep in mind some charge a nominal admission fee.

Pumpkin patches in Vancouver

Southlands Farm Pumpkin Patch

Pick up a pumpkin, play with friendly farm animals, explore the Old Apple Orchard on a self-guided tour at Southlands Farm Pumpkin Patch.

When: Open October only, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends
Where: 6767 Balaclava Street (at West 51st Avenue), Vancouver
Cost: Drop-in admission is by donation. $5 per pumpkin.

Pumpkin patches in Richmond

The Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms

Admission to the pumpkin patch at Richmond Country Farms, includes live entertainment, a wagon ride, a pumpkin (child size), a visit to the animal farm, and a Spartan apple to munch upon.

When: Open from October 3 to October 31. Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond
Cost: Weekday general admission $9, weekend and holiday admission $12

Pumpkin patches in Delta

Pumpkin Patch at Westham Island Herb Farm

Westham Island Herb Farm is a working farm that offers visitors the chance to explore their extensive property, while searching for the picture-perfect pumpkin.

When: Open daily until October 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 2485 Westham Island Road, Delta
Cost: Admission is free, pumpkin prices vary

Pumpkin patches in Surrey

Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch at Gabriel Farms

This cash-only farm is a popular spot to pick up a pumpkin or two. In addition to the pumpkin patch Gabriel Farms also offers hayrides, a petting zoo, and a mini corn maze. The farm is also set to host a pumpkin carving festival on October 10.

When: Open every weekend until October 31. As of October 14 the farm will be open in the afternoon from 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: 18507 20th Avenue, Surrey
Cost: $4 admission (excluding pumpkins)

Port Kells Pumpkin Patch

Running everyday until October 31, Port Kells is offering free admission to their pumpkin patch. The little ones will love the tractor pulled hayrides, the chicken coop, the haunted house, the goat palace, and the hay maze, while mum and dad will enjoy a snack from the Pumpkin Cafe.

When: Open daily until October 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 18730 88 Avenue, Surrey
Cost: Admission is free (excluding pumpkins)

Pumpkin patches in Langley

Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch

Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch pulls a steady pumpkin-seeking crowd year-after-year, thanks to the 15 different varieties of pumpkins grown and spread across the farm’s 20 acres. If you’re visiting with kids there are animals to say hello to and a tractor-pulled hayride. For the grown ups, pick-up farm fresh vege, eggs, and pork at the aptly named Farmacy.

When:
Open daily until October 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:
 8301 252nd Street, Langley
Cost:
$8 admission (anyone of walking age)

Pumpkin Patches in Maple Ridge

Laity Pumpkin Patch

Find your perfect pumpkin at the Laity Pumpkin Patch. The 18 acre farm has been operating for over 25 years, and draws visitors from all over the Lower Mainland. Besides from picking pumpkins, the farm offers many other attractions like a corn maze, a wide variety of farm animals, vegetable gardens, fairy tale trails, and tractor-pulled wagon rides.

When: October 3 to October 31. Monday to Friday 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 
21145 128th Avenue, Maple Ridge
Cost
Admission is $5 (excludes pumpkins).

Pumpkin Patches in Abbortsford

Taves Family Farms Apple Barn

Embrace the country-side at this family-run farm, which offers visitors an array of fun outdoor activities, in addition to a pumpkin patch adventure. Enjoy a hayride out to the middle of the farm, through corn fields and apple orchards, where a scattering of pumpkins await.

When:
Daily until October 31, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: 
333 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford
Cost:
While the pumpkin patch itself is free to visit, families can choose to pay $3 per person for a hayride down to the patch, or opt for an Appleburn pass (children $8.25, adults $6), which includes a bunch of activities.

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