Fall is here again, and that means warm spices, sweater weather, and of course; pumpkins! This versatile gourd is the focal point in many fall crafts and recipes, and going out to select your own only adds to the charm of the season. That is why we have compiled a list of local pumpkin patches near Houston for you to visit and get the most out of your autumn experience.
Pumpkin Patch at Old Time Christmas Tree Farm
Just 40 minutes north of Houston on I-45 lies this festive little gem. Open every Friday-Sunday in October, the Pumpkin Patch is the perfect place for the entire family. Not only do you get to pick out your pumpkin, but you can also enjoy hayrides, train rides, and a petting zoo on the weekends. There are also slides, inflatable corn mazes, and bounce houses for the younger kids!
East on I-10 you will find Blessington Farms snuggled up in the more rural country area. They are open to the public Friday-Sunday, with their pumpkin patch and fall festival going on every Saturday and Sunday in October. Come pick out your pumpkin and experience the farm life where you and your kids can meet some of the animals, enjoy a hayride, and so much more. Be sure to check their website for weather-related closures.
Also out I-10 and just north of Blessington Farms lies Dewberry Farm. There is a lot to "dew" during their annual fall festival where they boast over 50 attractions and activities! Pony rides, rubber duck races, and corn mazes are just some of the many things available for the whole family to enjoy. Pick your pumpkin and come inside for a delicious home-style meal, or enjoy some of their sweet goodies like kettle corn and fried Oreos! This farm really does have it all!
To the northeast, you will find Oil Ranch, where every day in October you can come out and enjoy their pumpkin patch and scarecrow festival! Come marvel at over 85 intricately decorated scarecrows as you pick your pumpkin and enjoy the fall weather. All the regular ranch activities such as pony and hayrides, petting zoo, and milking barn are open during the fall festivities.
Do not miss out on the spirit of the autumn season! Enjoy one, or even all these activities and pumpkin patches near Houston with your family this fall. Contact us with any questions about these fun things to do during this time of year or for questions regarding our insurance services. Happy fall!