From one-off events to month-long fall photo ops, we’ve got a list of pumpkin fields in and around Houston.
It might not look like this in Texas, but fall is in full swing, and so is the spooky spirit of Halloween.
If you are not a fan of horror movies or haunted houses, then pumpkins might be more your speed.
Whether you’re looking for one-off events for pumpkin photo ops or ongoing opportunities for fun family outings in the Greater Houston area, we’ve got you covered!
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Bayou Festival of the Brand
The city of La Marque will organize its annual Bayou Fest 2021 at Highland Bayou Park. it will continue saturday 16 october 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Kids and teens can get a free pumpkin and decorate it for a cash prize. The festival will have competitions for different age groups and prizes will be awarded to the favorite pumpkins of the first, second and third. There will be plenty of competitions for all ages, from a kids’ fishing tournament to a barbecue! You can also attend a live concert and fireworks display, and buy (or sell) arts and crafts. Entrance and parking on the grounds are free.
Site: Highland Bayou Park, 1991 Getty Road, La Marque, Texas
All Saints’ Day Reading Festival
The Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza will be hosting a family festival at the Houston Public Library. The All Hollows Read festival will take place saturday 16 october, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. At the last control, registrations for the festival are complete, but you can register on their waiting list. You must be registered to attend. Activities include a pumpkin patch, games and book gifts. They will also organize an interactive viewing of Hocus pocus at 15h. The first 50 people attending the screening will receive a free accessory bag for the show. You must register for this event before you go!
Location: 500 McKinney St, Houston, Texas
Fall Pumpkin Festival at the Nature Discovery Center
The Nature Discovery Center holds its annual Fall Festival on October 16 and 17. They will have over 12,000 pounds of pumpkins this year in addition to their arts and crafts, food trucks, live animals and more. The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. The Discovery Center also offers a “Pumpkin Patch To Go” pack if you can’t be there in person.
Site: 7112 Newcastle Street, Bellaire, Texas
Autumn fresh plant festival
The Plant Project invites Houston to its Fall Fresh Plant Party and Farmer’s Market on Sunday 17th October. It’s a free event that features a pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, horseback riding, live music, local vendors and more! This will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first 15 people to show up will receive a free houseplant, and owners will have surprises throughout the party.
Site: 2031 Buffalo Terrace, Houston, Texas
Pumpkin patch at Memorial Park
Vegan State Fair is holding its 3rd annual pumpkin patch on saturday 23 october 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tickets are online only through Eventbrite and will stop selling on the day of the event. General admission will cost $ 10, but kids 5 and under can go for free. You are also allowed to bring your dog! There will be live music, food trucks, costume contests (including one for dogs), tractor rides, yoga sessions and much more.
Site: Memorial Park Picnic Area 1 (North Picnic Lane, Houston, Texas)
Pumpkin patches in progress
St. Luke United Methodist Church
The St. Luke UMC is back with its annual pumpkin! The lawn at their Westheimer campus will be covered in gourds until Halloween day. Their pumpkin patch is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Site: 3471 Westheimer, Houston, Texas
Pearland St. Andrew’s Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkins at Pearland! St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church holds its annual pumpkin until Halloween. You can take a free trip around the patch and purchase a pumpkin from the thousands available. The church will also provide background areas for photos and any tools you can purchase to decorate your pumpkin. Pumpkin sales are open from noon to 8 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, then from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Friday to Sunday. This year’s trick-or-treat event will take place on Sunday October 24th. Check out their website for more information.
Site: 2535 E. Broadway, Pearland, Texas
Old fashioned Christmas tree farm
Don’t let the name fool you! The Tree Farm has one of the best pumpkin patch in Houston. You can check it out every Friday and Sunday until Halloween. They are open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, then from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For each person 2 years of age and over, you will pay an entrance fee of $ 9 upon arrival. Tickets for their attractions (rides around the farm, petting zoo, and children’s inflatables) are sold separately.
Site: 7632 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX
7 acres of woods
This Conroe Park will have a pumpkin patch throughout the month of October. Admission costs $ 6.50 per person, giving you access to their playground, petting zoo, Lego room, and more. 7 Acre Wood is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, then Sunday noon to 5 p.m. The park will be free on October 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their 21st edition Thrill At The Mill.
Site: 4401 N Frazier, Conroe, Texas
A popular patch in Houston is back! Halter Inc. has been listed as one of the city’s top 10 pumpkin patch for almost a decade. Plus, they have a petting zoo, maze, haunted trail, and pony rides. All of these activities are included in each guest’s $ 10 admission fee. You will also pay $ 5 for parking. Pumpkins, egg confetti, crisps and water are sold separately. Halter Inc’s Pumpkin is open from noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday until Halloween. Masks are mandatory.
Location: 17410 Clay Rd, Houston, Texas
Old MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin season is well underway at Old MacDonald’s Farm in Humble. You can take a trip there until November 1st. They are open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission costs around $ 15 (you can get 20% off on weekdays if you mention the discount from their website), but kids under 18 months get in for free. General admission gives you unlimited access to the park and its activities (including pony rides and train rides). Click here for more information.
Site: 3203 FM 1960 E, Humble, Texas
The fall festival at this Montgomery farm is already underway. It includes U-Pick-‘Em patches for pumpkins and flowers, a pumpkin house, a corn maze, and a bunch of rides and games. They’ll also have pumpkin donuts available along with other goodies! The P-6 Fall Festival will be open every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. until November 7. The entrance to the farm closes at 5 p.m. Tickets are sold online only at a cost of $ 20.
Site: 9963 Poole’s Rd, Montgomery, Texas
Dewberry Farm Fall Festival
The pumpkin patch is one of the many things to enjoy at Dewberry Farm in Brookshire. You can walk through their corn maze, experience Slide Mountain, ride a Ferris wheel and much more! The Fall Festival is open to everyone from Friday to Sunday until November 14. Ticket prices range from $ 20 to $ 40, depending on the day of your departure.
Site: FM 362 & Morrison, Brookshire, Texas
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