From Las Vegas to Reno and beyond, there is a wide variety of pumpkin patches in Nevada to choose from. Why not plan a pumpkin-themed road trip and explore? This list will have your weekends filled with family-friendly fall fun, handpicking the perfect pumpkins for carving, baking and so much more. Happy fall, y’all!
Sept. 23 to Oct. 28, Select Dates: Andelin Family Farm Pumpkin Patch
Andelin Family Farm is where memories are grown. Family-friendly activities include the Adventure Farm, which has a U-pick pumpkin patch, hay bale maze, sand pit, mini zipline for kids, live music, fresh produce, barnyard activities, and horse and pony rides. A 5-acre corn maze is fun to explore day or night. Animals on the farm include pigs, horses, llamas, alpacas, emus, African crested porcupines and peacocks.
Cost: Adventure Farm admission is $13, Wednesday to Friday, and $15, Saturday, when purchased online. If purchased at the farm, prices go up by $2.
For more information: andelinfamilyfarm.com.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 31: Gilcrease Orchard
Visiting Gilcrease Orchard is an annual tradition for many locals seeking the quintessential pumpkin patch in Nevada experience. This year’s patch includes a corn maze, hay maze, doughnuts and cider, and locally grown homemade caramel apples. Gilcrease Orchard is a U-pick farm so you can literally pick your pumpkin right off the vine, as well as enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from the farm stand.
Cost: Free entrance Tuesday and Thursday; $5 for weekend entrance. Admission is free for children 5 and under.
For more information: thegilcreaseorchard.org.
Sept. 29 to Oct. 30: Moapa Valley Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Not only can you pick jack-o’-lanterns in the making at this pumpkin patch in Nevada, but corn and watermelon are available fresh from the farm field, too. Moapa Valley Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch planted 6,000 pumpkins so there is plenty of selection! Be sure to wear comfy clothes and some sturdy shoes since you’ll be getting them via wagon, picking off the vine and hauling out of the 4-acre field. In addition to U-pick pumpkins, kids can enjoy the bounce pillow, playground, pedal carts, cow train, corn pit, pig races and swing set, and sweet teeth of all ages can indulge in funnel cakes, hot apple pie fries and caramel apples.
Cost: $12. Admission is free for children 4 and under.
For more information: mvcornmaze.com/pumpkin-patch.
Sept. 30 to Oct. 28, Closed Sundays: Lattin Farms
Lattin Farms is known for growing food and family fun, too. Located about 30 miles east of Reno, Lattin Farms offers fresh home-baked bread, home-canned jams and jellies, and pumpkins galore. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, which offers plenty of gourds for the picking. Enjoy various activities across the farm acres to celebrate the season with friends and family, including a corn maze and scarecrow factory. The kid’s corner has a cow train, corn box, pedal cars and more.
Cost: Starts at $8.
For more information: www.lattinfarms.com.
Sept. 30 to Oct. 31: Ferrari Farms Pumpkin Patch
Ferrari Farms has built a legacy out of…you guessed it, pumpkins! The farm was purchased in 1912 by Dominic and Caterina Ferrari who passed along the land for generations until 1997 when the farm officially set up a small pumpkin patch. The pumpkin patch was an instant hit and has grown over the years into a family-friendly fall destination in Nevada. Guests can enjoy a haunted maze, face painting, interacting with farmyard animals, baby goat yoga and more, along with finding the perfect pumpkin in the patch.
Cost: Free admission.
For more information: https://www.ferrarifarms.org.
Oct. 2 to Oct. 31: Corley Ranch Pumpkin Patch
Thousands of pumpkins await the picking on Corley Ranch’s 300 acres of lush land nestled in the Carson Valley of North Nevada. Along with living your best pumpkin-picking life, visitors will enjoy feeding and petting farm animals, hay wagons and tractors, sampling local honey and craft vendors. Additional activities include a corn maze, nine-hole miniature golf, straw maze, hay slide, pig races, roping area, hay wagon rides and visitors can even shoot apples with a giant slingshot.
Cost: $5, weekdays; $10, weekends.
For more information: corleyranch.com/pumpkin-patch.
Oct. 7 to Oct. 29, Select Dates: The Las Vegas Farm
At least a dozen varieties of pumpkins are available to choose from at The Las Vegas Farm. From adorable minis to massive ones that will have you exclaiming “oh my gourd,” all are available for the picking to decorate, carve or bake. This pumpkin patch in Nevada takes careful consideration when selecting the sizes, varieties and looks of its pumpkin selections, and proceeds made from pumpkin sales benefit the nonprofit Barn Buddies Sanctuary. Visitors can also enjoy a cow train for toddlers and an amazing corn maze.
Cost: Admission is $10 for those 13-plus; $5 for those 12 and under.
For more information: thelasvegasfarm.com.
Oct. 5 to Oct. 31: Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch
With three locations, including Boca Park, Southwest and Silverado Ranch, Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch has been serving the Las Vegas community convenience, fun, excitement and, of course, pumpkins for over 20 years. In addition to the quest for the perfect pumpkin, guests of all ages can enjoy full-sized rides, a hay maze, carnival games and food. Children’s activities include face painting and a pumpkin painting area.
Cost: Free admission, and single tickets start at $1.
For more information: halloweentownlv.com.