Does anything say “fall” more than a big orange pumpkin? And what could be more fun than picking out your own at one of Vancouver’s pumpkin patches? Many local farms have embraced the season by adding tons of family-friendly fall activities to their pumpkin patches like hayrides, corn mazes, and petting zoos. Here are 15 Vancouver-area pumpkin patches to add to your fall bucket list.
Pumpkin Patch Tips
Book in Advance Or Go at Non-Peak Times: Due to COVID-19, many pumpkin patches have reduced capacity. Some farms require advance booking. (See below for details.)
Bring a Mask: Some farms may require masks or face coverings in areas where physical distancing is difficult. Check individual farm websites (below) for details.
Dress for the Weather: Since you’ll be outdoors, layer up and include rain gear. Fall weather can be cold and wet.
Wear Boots: Farms can be muddy.
Warm Up with Hot Drinks: Some farms have a concession stand where you can buy hot chocolate or hot apple cider. Or bring your own in a thermos.
Southlands Heritage Farm
Head to a pumpkin patch without leaving the city. Southlands Heritage Farm in South Vancouver has a great pumpkin patch as well as horses, goats, chickens, and fresh veggies for sale.
Location: 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver
Rates: Admission is $7 per person and includes one pumpkin. Kids 2 and under are free. In 2020 you must book your time slot in advance.
Hours and More Info: Southlands Heritage Farm
Richmond Country Farms
Walk out into the fields at this Richmond farm to choose your own pumpkin or book a ride on a tractor-drawn wagon. Allow extra time to visit the corn maze and food vendors.
Location: 2900 Steveston Hwy, Richmond
Rates: Admission is $12.00-$20.20 per person and includes one pumpkin. Kids 2 and under are free. Book tickets in advance online.
Hours and More Info: Richmond Country Farms
Westham Island Herb Farm
Head to Westham Island near Ladner to pick a pumpkin. You can also shop for fresh fall veggies and fruits grown on-site, like apples, squash, and gourds.
Location: 4690 Kirkland Road, Delta
Rates: Free admission.
Hours and More Info: Westham Island Herb Farm
This Surrey pumpkin patch has hayrides, cows and chickens you can visit, and a general store where you can buy fresh produce and beef raised on the farm. New this year, they also have a drive-thru pumpkin patch experience each evening.
Location: 8390 172 Street, Surrey
Rates: TBA. Buy tickets on-site.
Hours and More Info: Rondriso Farms
Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch at Gabriel Farms
This large 20-acre farm in South Surrey has a big pumpkin patch, a mini corn maze, a play area, and farm animals to visit.
Location: 18507 20th Ave., Surrey
Rates: Admission is $7.50 per person. Kids 2 and under are free. Buy tickets on-site.
Hours and More Info: Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch
Port Kells Nurseries
The pumpkin patch at Port Kells Nurseries in Surrey is a great place to bring the kiddos. In addition to plenty of pumpkins, there is also an outdoor play area, a cedar hedge maze, and goats, pigs, and chickens to visit.
Location: 18730 88th Avenue, Surrey
Rates: Free admission
Hours and More Info: Port Kells Nurseries
Aldor Acres Family Farm
This Fort Langley area farm has a big field of pumpkins and lots of animals, including newborn calves named Bonnie and Henry. This year they also have a drive-thru pumpkin patch option (select days only) that includes a cruise through their barns.
Location: 24990 84 Ave. Langley
Rates: Admission is $10 person or $20 per vehicle for drive-thrus. Kids 2 and under are free. Book tickets in advance online.
Hours and More Info: Aldor Acres Family Farm
Krause Berry Farms
While they are known for their berries, Krause Berry Farms has pumpkins too. To celebrate fall, they are serving pumpkin waffles at their walk-thru and drive-in waffle bars.
Location: 6179 248th Street, Langley
Rates: Free admission
Hours and More Info: Krause Berry Farms
Eagle Acres Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
Why just visit a pumpkin patch when you could go on a safarmi? (This year Eagle Acres has set up a safari-style driving tour of their farm. (Safari + farm = Safarmi!) It visits the pumpkin patch as well as nine different species of farm animals.
Location: 8796 240 Street, (Rawlison Cres.) Langley
Rates: Admission is $12 per vehicle
Hours and More Info: Eagle Acres Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
Taves Family Farms
The home of the famous Apple Barn, Taves Family Farms also has a pumpkin patch and lots of fun family activities like hayrides, a pumpkin house, a corn maze, and lots more.
Location: 333 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford
Rates: Admission is $5.50-17.50 depending on age. Kids 2 and under are free. Rates vary by age and day of the week and there are deals for families. Book tickets in advance online.
Hours and More Info: Taves Family Farms
Willow View Farms
They grow 50 different varieties of pumpkins at Willow View Farms, so this is the place to go for unique jack-o’-lanterns. Pick out a pumpkin, then head over to the orchard and pick your own apples too.
Location: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford
Rates: Free admission
Hours and More Info: Willow View Farms
There’s so much to do at Maan Farms in the fall. They have a pumpkin patch of course. But there’s also a Frozen-themed corn maze, play areas, a petting zoo, a pedal-kart track, and more.
Location: 790 McKenzie Rd Abbotsford
Rates: Admission to the pumpkin patch only is $4. A Fall Farm Pass to the rest of the attractions is $12-17.50. Kids 2 and under are free. Book your tickets online in advance.
Hours and More Info: Maan Farms
Petey’s Pumpkin Patch
Bring the kids to Petey’s Pumpkin Patch to enjoy their Family Fun Zone. It includes four pumpkin patches, train rides, interactive games, and a petting zoo.
Location: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack
Rates: Admission is $8 per person. Kids 2 and under free. Book your tickets online in advance.
Hours and More Info: Petey’s Pumpkin Patch
Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm
Knock multiple items off your fall bucket list at this Chilliwack farm: they have a pumpkin patch, a huge corn maze, hayrides, and fire pits where you can make ‘smores.
Location: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
Rates: Admission to the pumpkin patch only is free. Admission to the Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Experience is $10.75-12.75 depending on age. Kids 2 and under are free. Book your tickets in advance online.
Hours and More Info: Chilliwack Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm
Laity Pumpkin Patch
This Maple Ridge pumpkin patch is so popular that it has two locations right across the street from each other. Laity Pumpkin Patch North on 128th Avenue is best for younger kids, while older children will enjoy the South pumpkin patch on Laity Street. They both have lots of pumpkins as well as fun family activities like mazes, games, a pumpkin village, farm animals, and even a pumpkin launching cannon.
Location: 21145 128th Avenue and 12725 Laity Street, Maple Ridge
Rates: Admission is $8 per person. Kids 2 and under are free. Book your tickets in advance online.
Hours and More Info: Laity Pumpkin Patch