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Pumpkin Picking & Pumpkin Patches Guide for CA

California Pumpkin Picking Farms and Fall Pumpkin Patch Farms - go pumpkin picking at a local farm in California.

When there's a crisp snap in the air, nothing beats a day at the local pumpkin patch farm. It's guaranteed to put a Jack-o-Lantern-sized smile on everyone's face! We have the best California pumpkin picking farms and Halloween festivals for the state of California. These pumpkin farms offer the best California pumpkin picking so get some friends or family together and get started picking pumpkins in California!

Check out our collection of pumpkin patches, farms, and stands across California and the US.

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Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch

Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch
10747 Taft Highway
Bakersfield, CA
***Closed For 2018 Season*** Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch is a great way to get ready for fall! Free admission to the pumpkin patch and fun for...
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RB Family Orchard

RB Family Orchard
1437 Casey Drive
Tehachapi, CA
OUR OWN, PRESSED ON PREMISES, RAW FRESH CIDER! This is the process: 1)Apples are soaked in water. 2)Apples are rinsed as they ride up conveyer to g...
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Boccali Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Boccali Ranch Pumpkin Patch
3277 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA
We offer a great selection of pumpkins from tiny to extra-large "Big Mac" pumpkins, a wide variety of squash, gourds,Indian Corn, and seasonal farm...
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The Painted Pony Farm

The Painted Pony Farm
15315 Ojai Santa Paula Road
Santa Paula, CA
Our Story: In October 1984 we bought a piece of property in the Upper Ojai Valley just 6 miles from Santa Paula, California. Steve sat at the kitc...
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Fillmore and Western Railway

Fillmore and Western Railway
364 Main Street
Fillmore, CA
History: Fillmore & Western Railway Company (Short Line Enterprises) was founded in 1967. Between 1967 & 1972, the company bought, sold an...
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Onyx Family Farms

Onyx Family Farms
300 Doyle Ranch Road
Onyx, CA
Locally grown fruits and vegetables grown by Jake Rudnick. No chemicals used, just veggies grown the old fashioned way. OFF also hosts 3 farmers' m...
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Some pumpkin patch tips for getting the best pumpkin in California this year:

If you can, pick yours right off the vine and out of the pumpkin patch. The pumpkin flesh should be free of soft spots which can invite mold and rot. If you're planning to use your pumpkin for carving, choose one that's big enough. Make sure the base is solid and the stem is intact (also, don't carry it by the stem - it might break off). If your pumpkin is destined for a pie, choose a small one grown especially for eating. Once you get your fresh-picked pumpkin home, "cure" it by keeping it undisturbed in a cool, dark place. This toughens up the rind and helps prevent rot.

While you're pumpkin hunting, amaze your friends by sharing these Pumpkin Facts:

  • The Irish brought the tradition of pumpkin carving to America. Originally, they carved turnips to celebrate All Hallows Eve - but pumpkins were plentiful in the states, and easier to handle.
  • The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
  • Pumpkins were once used to cure freckles and snake bites.

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