Guide to Pick-your-own Pumpkin Patches in Vancouver

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There’s something unsatisfying about picking a pumpkin from those huge cardboard boxes in front of your local grocery store. The good ones are always gone, they’re always a little “warty” and some of them have strange brown, soft spots on them.

So if you’re looking for a fun, afternoon experience (and an excuse to put on your best rain-boots), head to one of these pick your own pumpkin patches in Vancouver and the surrounding areas:

Vancouver Area

Southlands Farm
Hours: Open every day from 10am to 5pm.
Price: All pumpkins are $5 and entry is by donation.
Highlights: You can offer to pitch in with daily farm work. There is a local farm market from 11-12 on Saturday. A focus on agriculture and education rather than entertainment.
Location: 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver (Southlands)
Website: www.southlandsfarms.com

Richmond

Richmond Country Farms
Hours: M-F 9am – 1:30pm Weekends: 10am – 4:30pm
Price: Entry is $9 M-F and $12 on weekends. Admission includes entertainment, a wagon ride, a pumpkin (child size) with a carrying bag, a visit to the animal farm, and an apple.
Highlights: “The” place for pumpkins. (According to their website). Lots of entertainment, good for kids. Hay rides and costume characters.
Location: 12900 Steveston Hwy, Richmond
Website: www.countrypumpkinpatch.ca

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Delta

Westham Island Herb Farm
Hours: 9am – 5pm daily
Price: Not listed on website
Highlights: Display of 100-150 hand carved pumpkins lit every night on the last 10 days of October, a “haunted house” for young ones. Organic veggies for purchase.
Location: 4690 Kirkland Road, Delta
Website: www.westhamislandherb.ca

Maple Ridge

Laity Pumpkin Patch
Hours: M-F 1:30pm – 5pm, weekends 9:30am – 5pm 
Price: $5 for admission, $2 per pumpkin
Highlights: Find the perfect pumpkin on an 18 acre farm. There are also lots of attractions for families including a corn maze, farm animals, and more.
Location: 21145 128th Avenue, Maple Ridge
Website: www.laitypumpkinpatch.com

Surrey

Rondriso Farms Pumpkin Patch
Hours: M-F 3pm – 6pm, weekends: 10am – 6pm
Price: Not listed on website.
Highlights: Hay wagon rides down to the patch and some of the coolest and biggest pumpkins around.
Location: 8390 172nd Street, Surrey
Website: www.rondriso.com

Bose Pumpkin Patch
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 12-5pm
Price: Pumpkins cost $2.50 – $20 depending on the size.
Highlights: Known for their corn maze, but that’s closed now. Very diverse array of pumpkins including some VERY large ones.
Location: 64th Avenue & 156th Street, Surrey
Website: www.bosecornmaze.com

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Abbotsford / Chilliwack

Maan Farms
Hours: Open daily 9am – 10pm
Price: Free entry into the pumpkin patch. Pumpkin cost depends on weight/size.
Highlights: Lots of stuff to do other than pick a pumpkin, including the haunted corn maze (which becomes extra scary at night),
Location: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford
Website: www.maanfarms.com

Applebarn Pumpkin Farm
Hours: Sun-Wed: 9am to 5:30pm, Thur-Sat: 9am to 6:30pm
Price: Free entry into the pumpkin patch. Pumpkin cost depends on weight/size.
Highlights: They have a pumpkin cannon, ‘nuf said.
Location: 333 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford
Website: www.tavesfamilyfarms.com

Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Hours: Thu: 6pm – 9pm, Fri-Sat: 11am – 9pm, Sun: 11am – 6pm
Price: $11 admission + price of pumpkin (varies)
Highlights: Admission includes corn maze, hay bale maze, animal displays, pedal carts, corn sandbox, kiddy play area, giant jumping pillow, spiders web and picnic area.
Location: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
Website: www.chilliwackcornmaze.com

Pemberton

North Arm Farm
Hours: Thu: 6pm – 9pm, Fri-Sat: 11am – 9pm, Sun: 11am – 6pm
Price: $11 admission + price of pumpkin (varies)
Highlights: Wagon rides every Saturday/Sunday takes you to the pumpkin patch. $3 ride, pumpkins are charged by weight.
Location: 1888 Sea to Sky Highway 99, Pemberton
Website: www.northarmfarm.com

Which one is your favourite place to pick your pumpkin? Let us know in the comment section below!

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