Best Pumpkin Patches in San Francisco

November 15, 2017
Category: San Francisco Attractions

Halloween is a favorite holiday in San Francisco where kids and adults alike get to kick off The Fall with a festival of fun. One of the best parts of Halloween is looking for the perfect pumpkin to carve your ghoulish jack-o-lantern. If you are traveling to S.F. with children, you have to go to one of the local pumpkin patches.

Best Pumpkin Patches and Farms in San Francisco

When you feel the cool mornings and crisp nights it only means one thing – Fall has befallen and Halloween on October 31st is a sign of the times. San Francisco, despite its urban density, has a lot of pumpkin patches, opening their gates to visitors to enjoy the fruits of the harvest and search for the perfect pumpkin. If you are visiting San Francisco, we recommend making a visit to one of these pumpkin patches as some of them offer more than just the gourds but fun and excitement for children and adults, alike.

Whether you’re looking to carve a fierce-looking jack-o’-lantern, or just want to take the kids out for the experience, these pumpkin patches will provide a couple hours of fun. Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch, first to be opened in San Francisco in 1979 has been a choice place that offers pumpkins, squash, hayrides and decorative corn stalks to the locals for a very long time now. Truly, a lot of San Francisco natives will tell you it is the best patch in The City. This place provides you free parking and a little fee for the hay rides. It is open daily from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. and is located at 1620 7th Avenue.

If you are visiting San Francisco, you have to make the short drive south to Half Moon Bay, which is the Pumpkin Capital of The World. You should plan to check out the Lemos Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Half Moon Bay, where you can bring your kids to take a ride on the spooky Ghost Train, hop on a hayride or visit the famous haunted house and petting zoo. Lemos Farm has that intriguing mix of fun for everyone in the family. There is a wide selection of pumpkins and pony rides. Prices range from about $20 per day, with unlimited activities for kids 14 and under and $10 for adults. Learn more here: Also in Half Moon Bay, Arata’s Pumpkin Farm is yet another pumpkin patch famous for its annual Pumpkin Festival. Find more details about Arata’s here:

When it comes to Halloween, the most fun is in the creativity of coming up with your costume. You can dress up in vintage style, look spooky and gruesome, or dress up as your favorite comic book superhero. Halloween in The City is a fun experience with favorite haunts located throughout the city and many residential neighborhoods offering safe trick-or-treating for children. Some of the best spots to explore for trick-or-treating in San Francisco are Noe Valley, Cole Valley, Sea Cliff, and West Portal.

Alpha Inn and Suites

If you are planning to visit San Francisco in the Fall, and specifically around Halloween, and you are looking for a nice, affordable place to stay, Alpha Inn and Suites, located on Lombard Street is a top budget hotel in S.F. We are pleased to welcome our guests, whether you are visiting San Francisco on business or leisure. With our comfortable rooms and suites, and central location, you will find an affordable and convenient stay at Alpha Inn & Suites. Kindly book your accommodation with us today at