Updated: Oct 4, 2019
The air is getting cooler, the seas of vineyards are changing from green to yellow and orange, and the exciting buzz of harvest is in full swing as the last of the grapes make their way to the winery. As we welcome fall in Sonoma, we begin to prepare for all of the wonderful things the season has in store for us. One of those wonderful traditions is visiting your favorite pumpkin patch! Don’t know where to hunt for this year’s decorative gourd? Check out our list below!
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze
450 Stony Point Road, Petaluma
You pass by it on the 101 in Petaluma, and it’s finally time to stop in! Explore this 5 acre patch, starting with fun activities such as a straw mountain, corn kernel box, a petting zoo, and more! Test your sense of direction in their corn maze, and finish the visit off with finding the perfect homegrown pumpkin to take home.
Peter Pumpkin Patch
4235 Spring Hill Road, Petaluma
Enjoy pumpkin ice cream, digging for your own potatoes, hay rides, a maze and more at this working dairy farm. Enjoy live music on the weekends while pumpkin hunting!
Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch
5157 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa
Boasting Sonoma County’s largest corn maze, and many activities, such as a huge jumpy pillow, petting farm, hay ride, pumpkin blasters, and so much more, it’s easy to spend a day at this family owned patch. Stop in on the weekends for face painting, pony rides, and special sweet treats. There is something for everyone here!
Pronzini Pumpkin Patch
3795 Adobe Road, Petaluma
Stop in around lunchtime to enjoy a snack or two from the Cowgirl Cafe while the kids enjoy a bounce house, corn pit, or visiting with animals before selecting the pumpkin for you!
Corner of Trinity Road and Hwy 12, Glen Ellen
This lovely family owned farm (with a beautiful pumpkin display up for your viewing pleasure along your Hwy 12 drive) is a great stop for pumpkins in Sonoma Valley. Enjoy crafts, games, and a petting zoo while you’re there!
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
From October 10 - November 3, check out Pumpkin Nights at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, where you’ll be amazed throughout a walk-able path built through over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins. Though not a typical pumpkin patch, this dazzling experience is sure to get you in the spirit.