Is that time of the year! Are you looking for the closest, cutest, largest Pumpkin Patch in Orange County? I know we are still experiencing those last days of beautiful summer weather,  but for those seeking the Fall smells, specifically of the pumpkins and hay, here's a list of the most popular places having Pumpkin Patches in Orange County (mostly South Orange County, which is our area of expertise). Ready? Visit the specific websites for changes in times, ticket costs etc.

1.Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

  • Where? 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange CA
  • When? open daily until Halloween
  • Time: opens at 10am
  • Official website:
  • The Irvine Regional Park is a premiere destination for all family activities and fun in Orange County, and now with it's Pumpkin Patch during October, activities are added to the many already in place, like train rides,panning for gold, face painting, a bounce
    house, hay ride, and more.

2.Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch

  • Where? 5380 3/4 University Dr, Irvine, CA
  • When? now until Halloween
  • Time: 9am-6pm everyday
  • Official website:
  • The Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch is a really fun one that includes activities like wagon rides around the 30 acre farm, corn maze, petting zoo, and on the weekends they have their 'Fall Harvest Festival', with food, games, atv rides and more.

3.Pumpkin City's Pumpkin Patch 

  • Where? 24155 Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills CA
  • When? Now until Halloween.
  • Time: Monday – Thursday 10:30am – 9pm, Friday 10:30am – 10pm, Saturdays 10am – 10pm , Sundays 10am – 9pm.
  • Official website:
  • Very conveniently located at the back of the Laguna Hills Mall, the one acre farm offers pony rides, a petting zoo, many rides, carnival games, puppet shows and other activities.

4.Great Park Pumpkin Harvest 2013

  • Where? The Great Park - off the 5 Freeway and Sand Canyon in Irvine
  • When? Saturday, October 26, 2013
  • Time: 9am - 3 pm
  • Official website:
  • The annual Great Park Pumpkin Harvest is a day of fall family fun. Carving Demos, Hay Maze, Carnival-Style Games, Train Rides, Petting Zoo, Puppet Show & Scavenger Hunt are some of the activities planned for the day.
5.Johnson Brothers Pumpkin Patch 
  • Where? 15500 Jeffrey Rd Irvine CA
  • When? Now until Halloween.
  • Time: 9am - 9pm
  • Official website:
  • This Pumpkin Patch has many activities besides jut searching for the perfect pumpkin: pony rides, bounce house,  petting zoo, and a really cool "Indian Village" with Tipi's, corn grinders and Free do it yourself face painting station.

6. Zoomars Pumpkin Patch

  • Where? 31791 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano
  • When? now until Halloween
  • Time: 9am - 5 pm
  • Official website:
  • Zoomars is having their anual PumpkinPalooza, with pony rides, petting zoo, and the many pumpkins to choose from. A plus here, walk from Zoomars to downtown San Juan Capistrano and make it a day of fun!

7. Mountain Pines Christmas Tree Farm


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