Top Pumpkin Patches Near Houston for Fall Fun
With Halloween right around the corner and fall finally (sort of?) in the air, it's time to gather up the kids and head out to one of the many pumpkin patches near Houston for one of our favorite fall activities for kids.
We've rounded up several different pumpkin patches in Houston, as well as our favorite nearby farms for a day trip. These area u-pick spots really get all decked out for fall with corn mazes, evening pumpkin strolls, hayrides, petting zoos, and of course, plenty of pumpkin patch photo-ops.
1. Blessington Farms Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival — Simonton
Looking for great pumpkin patch photo opportunities, pumpkins galore, and fall activities that will keep the kids (and adults!) entertained all day long? Look no further than Blessington Farms. There's no shortage of activities at the farm, which range from an enormous pumpkin patch to hayrides to everything in between. Explore the walk-thru aviary where you can feed a variety of birds, then head to the Gem Mining experience and Fossil Dig for even more fun. The pumpkin patch and fall festival are open every Saturday and Sunday from September 18 to November 21, 2021.
2. Old MacDonald's Pumpkin Patch — Humble
In addition to all the regular activities you can enjoy year-round at Old MacDonald's Farm — train rides, pony rides, petting zoo, and playgrounds — the month of October brings an added bonus that makes taking a trip out to Humble extra special: the farm's pumpkin patch! Make sure to bring your camera; there are plenty of fall-inspired photo opportunities you can snap of the kids. This Houston-area pumpkin patch filled with small and medium sized pumpkins is open September 11 to November 1, 2021. Children get a free pumpkin when they visit!
Kid-friendly activities make visiting local pumpkin patches a must during the Fall season.
3. Froberg's Farm Pumpkin Patch — Alvin
There isn't just a pumpkin patch at Froberg's Farm, there's an entire fall experience. Hop aboard the hayride for a trip out to pick flowers and take pictures. Then, jump back on the hayride for a ride back to the Country Store, where you'll find even more attractions and some good old-fashioned pumpkin picking. As if that wasn't enough fun for one day, maybe give the corn maze a try, too! You’ll also find Plastic Duck Races, Face Painting, the Bee Coaster barrel ride, and more kid-friendly activities. The fall festival and pumpkin patch takes place every weekend in October. Prices for activities and pumpkins vary.
4. P-6 Farms Pumpkin Fest — Montgomery
Pumpkin Fest at P-6 promises Texas-sized fall family fun with what is touted as one of the best pumpkin patches in the Houston area, a corn maze that will leave you scratching your head as you navigate through it, and lots of other kid-friendly activities. Choose a pumpkin or head to the flower patch to pick your own lovely blooms. Pumpkin Fest is open Saturdays and Sundays from September 25 to November 7, 2021.
Browse eight acres of pumpkin picking fun at the farm. Photo courtesy of Dewberry Farm
5. Dewberry Farm Pumpkin Patch — Brookshire
The kids are sure to find the perfect pumpkin for decorating at Dewberry Farm, where they can choose from 8-acres of pumpkins. A wagon ride over to the patch will kick off the pumpkin patch fun, but be sure to head over to the 8-acre cornfield maze for some good, old-fashioned exploring, or check out more than 500 lighted pumpkins on display at the annual Pumpkin Hollar. The farm is open on weekends only from September 25 to November 14, 2021 with special extended hours on select nights in October for a fireworks display. Dewberry is also going cashless this Fall for all purchases inside the farm. The ticket window will still accept cash.
So many pumpkins to choose from! Photo courtesy of Dewberry Farm Pumpkin Patch.
6. Old Time Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch — Spring
Weekends in October transform Old Time Christmas Tree Farm into a pumpkin patch ripe for the picking! Fall at the farm doesn't just include pumpkins, though; you'll also want to take a ride on the train and hayride, visit the petting zoo, jump into the bounce house, run through the inflatable corn maze, and take advantage of all the other fall-inspired family fun. The pumpkin patch is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout the month of October so you can get your Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkins, Pie Pumpkins, Mini Pumpkins, and more. Visit during the first weekend from October 1 to 3, 2021 and enjoy a discounted entry fee.
7. 7-Acre Wood Pumpkin Patch — Conroe
Day trip from Houston to the 7-Acre Wood farm and family fun park for all the fall activities this October by providing a plethora of pumpkins for kids to pick from at their patch. Hayrides, paintball, barrel train rides, and pony rides will round out a full day of family activities. The pumpkin patch is open every day in October. FREE family admission for Thrill at the Mill on Saturday, October 30 where you’ll find games, vendors and more.
Kids of all ages can pet the farm animals at 7-acre Wood Pumpkin Patch near Houston. Photo courtesy of Kimberly American.
8. Asbury United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch — Pasadena
From tiny pumpkins that will fit in the palm of your hand to massive gourds, Asbury United Methodist Church in Pasadena features an array of pumpkins for purchase from September 27 to October 31, 2021. Asbury sells pumpkins to raise funds for community projects in the city and around the world. Photo areas are scattered throughout the patch where you can take photos with fall decor like scarecrows and hay bales. The Fall Festival will take place on October 2 and include face painting, bounce houses, outdoor games, and an indoor vendor market. FREE admission; pumpkin prices vary.
9. Horizon Baptist Church — Missouri City
Although they've had a name change, the church still hosts their annual pumpkin patch. Come pick out the perfect pumpkin from Horizon Baptist Church's special pumpkin patch. There are pumpkins aplenty, and the hardest part will be picking exactly which one is THE one to take home! While you’re there, take family photos in front of different backdrops. The pumpkin patch is open daily from October 2 to October 31, 2021.
10. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church — Pearland
St. Andrew's Pumpkin Patch is consistently named one of the top pumpkin patches near Houston. Thousands of pumpkins are ripe for the picking, there are a ton of great photo-ops, and there are fall activities galore for the family to enjoy. The pumpkin patch is open September 25 to October 31, 2021. Admission to the patch is free; pumpkin prices vary. Don’t miss the Craft Show on October 8 and 9 and Trick-or-Treat-in-the-Patch on October 24.
11. Nature Discovery Center — Bellaire
The annual Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival will take place on October 16 and 17, 2021. Pick out a pumpkin, enjoy fun festival games, bouncy house, crafts, scrumptious foods from food trucks, family photo ops, and more! Although there is no admission into the grounds, there are charges for each separate activity. Enjoy the season under the canopy of trees and foliage at the Nature Discovery Center!