14 pumpkin patches near Vancouver you need to visit this fall

Sep 27 2017, 3:56 am

It is officially time to get into the harvest and Halloween spirit, and what better way to start than visiting a pumpkin patch?

There are plenty around the Lower Mainland and to make things easy for you, we have compiled a list of some go-to spots to pick the perfect pumpkin. Keep in mind some charge a nominal admission fee.


Southlands Heritage Farm 

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Pick a perfect pumpkin, visit the farm animals, and explore the apple orchard at this Vancouver farm. The pumpkins have already been harvested and are spread around the orchard for easy choosing.

  • When: Every day in October
  • Time: 9 am to 6 pm on weekdays and 10 am to 5 pm on weekends
  • Where: 6767 Balaclava Street (at West 51st Avenue), Vancouver
  • Admission: By donation, $5 per pumpkin


The Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms

This Richmond pumpkin patch offers fun for the whole family, including costumed entertainers like Polly Pumpkin, Strawberry Shortcake and Korny Corn. With music, decorations, and a plethora of pumpkins, there is plenty of  fall-themed fun at this farm.

  • When: From Saturday, October 7 onwards
  • Time: From 10 am to 4:30 pm on weekends and Thanksgiving Monday, and from 9 am to 1:30 pm on weekdays.
  • Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond
  • Admission: $10 on weekdays, $13 on weekends and holidays

Delta/ Ladner

Westham Island Herb Farm Pumpkin Patch 

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There are plenty of pumpkins to choose from at Ladner’s Halloween headquarters. During the last 10 days of October, the farm puts out up to 150 carved pumpkins that are lit every evening. After picking your pumpkin, be sure to check out the on-site “haunted” house that is perfect fun for the little ones.

  • When: Open daily until Tuesday, October 31
  • Time: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Where: 2485 Westham Island Road, Delta
  • Admission: Free, pumpkin prices vary


Bose Farms Pumpkin Patch

Sit back on a hay bale and savour Surrey’s countryside on a tractor-pulled ride from the Bose Corn Maze to the pumpkin patch in search of your perfect Jack-o’-Lantern for Halloween. Pumpkins weigh anywhere from five to 100 pounds.

When: Weekends in October

Time: Noon to 4 pm

Where: 64th Avenue & 156th Street, Surrey

Admission: Hay wagon ride free with purchase of pumpkin.

Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch at Gabriel Farms

I had to pick the biggest😛🎃

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Besides pumpkins, Gabriel Farms also features hayrides, a petting zoo, and a mini corn maze. The farm will have their annual pumpkin carving contest on October 8. And to really get you in the spirit of Halloween, a bonfire will take place on October 29. The farm accepts cash only.

  • When: Weekends from Saturday, September 30, weekdays from Wednesday, October 11. Closes on Tuesday, October 31.
  • Time: Weekends and holidays from 10 am to 5 pm, weekdays from 3 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Where: 18507 20th Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: $5 (kids under 2 are free), pumpkins sold by size $1 and up

Port Kells Pumpkin Patch

The pumpkin patch at Port Kells (Port Kells)

The pumpkin patch at Port Kells (Port Kells)

Go on a tractor ride, visit the chicken coop, enter the goat palace, get spooked in the haunted house and then search for the best pumpkin. Port Kells pumpkin patch offers a variety of activities to make a day of family fun.

  • When: Every day in October
  • Time: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Where: 18730 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free. For $5, you can enjoy unlimited hay rides, fully redeemable against pumpkins, concession treats, or nursery products.

Rondriso Farms 

This family farm carries a hearty selection of pumpkins, mini-pumpkins, and gourds, that are perfectly suited for your Halloween needs. After visiting the patch, head down to the farmers market and general store to pick up some tasty treats and produce.

  • When: From Tuesday, October 3
  • Time: Weekdays from 3 pm to 6 pm, weekends and holidays from 10 am from 6 pm
  • Where: 8390 172 Street, Surrey
  • Admission: Free, pumpkins sold by size


Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch

At Aldor Acres, there is no shortage of variety with over 15 types of pumpkins spread across the farm’s 20 acres. After you’re done with pumpkin picking, head over to say hello to the animals or go for a tractor-pulled hayride.

  • When: Saturday, September 23 to Tuesday, October 31
  • Time: 9 am to 5 pm daily
  • Where: 8301 252nd Street, Langley
  • Admission: $8 (anyone of walking age)

Maple Ridge

Laity Pumpkin Patch

Open for the season! Lots of fantastic pumpkins to choose from. #laitypumpkinpatch

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The Laity Pumpkin Patch has expanded this year, with a north area for children under six, and a south area for children six and up. Oh and of course, thousands of pumpkins everywhere!

  • When:
    • North Side – every day in October
    • South Side – from Saturday, October 7 to Tuesday, October 31
  • Time:
    • North Side – weekdays noon to 5 pm, weekends/holidays 9:30 am to 5 pm
    • South Side – weekdays 1:30 pm to 5 pm, weekends/holidays 9:30 am to 5 pm
  • Where:
    • North Side – 21145 128th Avenue, Maple Ridge
    • South Side – 12725 Laity Street, Maple Ridge
  • Admission: $5. Pumpkins sold based on size


Petey’s Pumpkin Patch

Picking at the patch #pumpkin #reapers.ca #petespumpkinpatch

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This pumpkin patch at Fantasy Farms has more than  5000 square metres of indoor activities, as well as a covered train and wagon. New on site this year is Guerilla Q authentic Southern style BBQ Ribs, brisket, pulled pork and more.

When: Sunday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 31

Time: Noon to 4 pm on weekdays, 11 am to 4 pm on weekends

Where: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack

Tickets: $8 per person, $25 for a family pass. Pumpkins $2-$25

Chilliwack Original Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm

It’s worth making a day trip to this family farm. With a 12-acre corn maze, a variety of pumpkins, a giant jumping pillow, an indoor hay bale maze, a corn train and farm animals, your day will be filled with non-stop fall fun.

  • When: Open for the month of October.
  • Time: Hours for pumpkin patch and corn maze vary. Check website for details.
  • Where: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
  • Admission: $11 at the maze, or $10 in advance online.


Willow View Farms

At Willow View, they grow more than 50 varieties of pumpkins, including giants ranging from 50-100+ pounds! At the weekend, enjoy a hayride to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own, or any of the week grab a wagon and walk out to the patch.

When: Every day in October

Time: Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5:30 pm, Sundays 11 am to 5:30 pm

Where: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford

Admission: Free. Hayrides are $2.50.

Taves Family Farms Apple Barn

It was a gorgeous morning in the patch! A gorgeous afternoon too! #circlefarmtour #exploreabbotsford

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Make a stop at this family-run farm for a pumpkin patch adventure in the Abbotsford countryside.

  • When: Every day of October.
  • Time: 9 am to 5:30 pm, with late opening until 6:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting Thursday, October 19
  • Where: 333 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford
  • Admission: Free for the apple orchard and pumpkin patch. Various rates apply for other attractions. Check website for details.

Maan Farms

The pumpkin patch at Maan farms is open every weekend in October. With live entertainment, a carving station, a corn maze, a fortress, and treats from farm’s country kitchen, this should definitely be on your ‘fall things to do’ list.

  • When: Every day in October
  • Time: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Where: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford
  • Admission: Free. Various rates apply for other attractions. Check website for details.
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