15 pumpkin patches near Vancouver you can visit this fall

Sep 18 2019, 11:59 am

Now that the calendar has flipped to September and cooler weather is in the forecast, it’s time to get into the harvest (and Halloween) spirit, and what better way to start than visiting a pumpkin patch?

And while many of these listed open later this month – or in early October – it never hurts to peruse this list of our favourite patches to plan your own pumpkin-picking plan-of-attack.

Here are 14 great pumpkin patches to check out around Metro Vancouver.

Happy picking!

Vancouver

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.

  • Where: 6767 Balaclava Street (at West 51st Avenue), Vancouver

Harvestland

 

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Harvestland features a pumpkin patch as part of the Kinder Farm realm. It will be accessible by all Harvestland guests during Harvestland hours and is located at Hastings Park at the PNE.

  • Where: Hastings Park – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Richmond

The Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms

 

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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.

  • Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond

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.

  • Where: 4690 Kirkland Road, Westham Island – Delta

Surrey

Bose Farms Pumpkin Patch

 

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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.

Where: 64th Avenue and 156th Street, Surrey

Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch at Gabriel Farms

 

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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.

  • Where: 18507 20th Avenue, Surrey

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.

  • Where: 18730 88 Avenue, Surrey

Rondriso Farms

 

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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.

  • Where: 8390 172 Street, Surrey

Langley

Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch

 

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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.

  • Where: 8301 252nd Street, Langley

Maple Ridge

Laity Pumpkin Patch

 

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The Laity Pumpkin Patch expanded last 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.

  • Where:
    • North Side – 21145 128th Avenue, Maple Ridge
    • South Side – 12725 Laity Street, Maple Ridge

Chilliwack

Petey’s Pumpkin Patch

 

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This pumpkin patch at Fantasy Farms has more than  5000 m² of indoor activities, as well as a covered train and wagon.

  • Where: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack

Chilliwack Original Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm

 

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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.

  • Where: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack

Abbotsford

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.

  • Where: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford

Taves Family Farms Apple Barn

 

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

  • Where: 333 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford

Maan Farms

 

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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.

  • Where: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford