Hello Love! It is hot in Texas. That is not stopping the Austin Mom’s community from ushering in the season that many love. It is time for all things pumpkin. Temperatures will still be quite warm. We are gearing up for the hunt to find the best pumpkin patches in town. Grab your pumpkin-spiced latte or apple cider and lets officially welcome Autumn.

Please note: This blog post has been updated to feature pumpkin patches that will re-open this Fall during COVID-19. This blog post is meant to serve as a resource for our local community to help support Austin’s businesses and their staff. Please refer to each location’s website for information on their safety guidelines and pricing updates. You can also visit the CDC’s website for more information on keeping you and your family safe.

Barton Hills Farms
1115 FM 969 Bastrop, Texas 78602

Arrive ready to celebrate Barton Hills 10 year anniversary. Fill your belly with food and drinks, your ears with music, and your hands with fun activities!  Visit with the local farm animals but leave your sweet fur babies at home (service animals ok). Leave your coolers home as well. Purchase your tickets online as they have implemented a cashless option.

Dates: September 25-November 7th Hours: 10:00a-6:00p October 11th (Columbus Day) Price: $21.95

Crowe’s Nest  
10300 Taylor Lane Manor, Texas 78653

Looking for good food and good fun?  Join Crowe’s Nest Farm for its, “Family Fall Festival.” Your family will enjoy crafting, visiting the farm animals, including a cow milking demonstration, and hayrides. Activities are weather permitting so be sure to check prior to visiting!

Dates: October-Saturdays and Sundays Hours: 11:00a-5:00p  Price: $10-$12

Elgin Christmas Tree Farm
120 Nature’s Way Elgin, Texas 78621

It’s more than just a Christmas Tree Farm! Located Head on out to enjoy a fun-filled day of train rides, corn mazes, hayrides, and races. Your fur doggies are allowed as long as they are leashed. Military and First Responders will receive a discount. Please bring your identification. All forms of payment are accepted at this location.

Dates: October 2-31st  M-F Hours: 10:00a -2:00p Sat 10:00-5:30p Sun 12:00p-5:30p Price: $10

Evergreen Farms
242 Monkey Road Elgin, Texas 78621

Your kiddos will enjoy gliding down the zip line, pumpkin hunt, and a wagon ride around the Christmas tree farm. Admission is FREE. You will pay for each activity that you’d like to participate in for this location. Military and First Responders will enjoy a 10% discount. Be sure to bring your I.D.

Dates: October 2-31st Hours:  M-F 12:00p -5:00p Sat 10:00-5:00p Sun 1:00p-5:00p Price: $3.00 For each activity

Love Creek Orchards
14024 TX-16 Medina, TX 78055

If you are looking for an extended road trip or if you’ll be in the area, be sure to check out Love Creek. To make the most of your day, you’ll want to check out their scheduled events in advance. Enjoy your time touring the apple orchard, find your way through the Hay Maze, build a scarecrow, and have more fun along the way.

Dates: October 2-31st Hours: Sat-Mon 10:00a -4:00p Price: $7 ($4 Military w/ID)

Sweet Berry Farm
1801 FM 1980 Marble Falls, Texas 78654

Enjoy over 60 acres of harvest fun at Sweet Berry Farm. Get lost in the Texas-shaped maze, take your pick of the beautiful wildflowers that you can bring home with you, and experience a slow-paced hayride, and take in the site’s life on the farm as a scarecrow.  There are no pets allowed on the property. Some activities require cash. There is an ATM available on-site.

Dates: September 4-November 7th Hours:  M-S 8:30a -5:30p Sundays 11:00a-5:00p Closed Wednesdays  Price: Price varies from $1.25 to $18.00

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm
14400 E. State Highway 29 Georgetown, Texas 78626

Come pick a pumpkin or two but stay for more fun and activities. Ride a pony, pick some fruit, and pet the farm’s animals. You’ll also enjoy the corn maze, live music, and jump pads. If you are a fan of food trucks, come ready to eat as you’ll have the opportunity to purchase some delicious treats. One of the most rewarding experiences of the Fall Festival is the Pitch Black Flashlight Corn Maze. Think you can brave the maze at night? Go ahead and give it a try!

Dates: October 2-31st Hours: Sunday-Saturday 9:00a -6:00p Price: $16.95 and up

The Robinson Family Farm
3780 White Farm Lane Temple, Texas 76501

If you’re seeking a mini road trip, take a trip out to the Robinson Family Farm. Located in Temple, you’ll find plenty of activities and an amazingly beautiful backdrop for photos! Hang out in the sunflower field, try your hand at axe throwing, bounce around on the bounce pad, and enjoy live music. You’re welcome to purchase your tickets online or at entry. 

Dates: September 18-October 31st Hours: Sat-Sun 10:00a-6:00p Price: $16.15 and up

Texas Pumpkin Fest
10930 E. Crystal Falls Parkway Leander, Texas 78641

Enjoy a day filled with music, pumpkins, and games. Try some new tasty food at one of the food trucks on-site, along with pony rides, and tractor rides. You’ll find yourself amazed by magic shows by great magicians. Cash and card accepted for payment but be sure to bring cash with you for your individual activities. Monday visits are free for the community. Tuesday visits are free for the Military (and Veterans), First Responders, Doctors and Nurses, Teachers, and Postal Workers. Please bring your Identification with you. Keep an eye out for additional specials during the weekday. 

Dates: September 24-November 7th Hours:  Sun-Sat 10:00a -7:00p Price: $10.00

Hamilton Pool Vineyards and Farms Pumpkin Patch 
25711 Hamilton Pool Road Dripping Springs, Texas 786663

Come on out to our organic regenerative farm and beautiful vineyard in the scenic hill country and experience a true pumpkin patch. What to expect: walk around our patch searching for your perfect pumpkin needs, whether that is pumpkins for carving, decorating or eating. We also have delicious Farm to Table food, drinks & more! **Cash or credit card accepted. 

Dates: opens September 25th – October 31st,  every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Hours: 11 A.M. – 6 P.M.

Which is your favorite pumpkin patch to enjoy with family in the fall season?

 

Patrice was born and raised a Georgia Peach, and thanks to her military service in the U.S. Air Force, she has lived in several states. Patrice is a Grantham University graduate student, holding her Bachelor’s in Business and her M.B.A. She is the wife of Daniel and mom to Dana and Alana. Passionate about her family and running the family business with Daniel, she is always looking to learn something new. Writing, traveling, and dancing is just a shortlist of her hobbies. You'll often catch her with her head in a book, enjoying all of the local Tex-Mex restaurants and exploring Austin’s most beautiful hiking spots.

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