It's that time again–San Jose's residents are heading outside to pick gourds, chase little ones through corn-flecked countryside and enjoy sweet, hot, pumpkin-spiced beverages. If you're looking for the area's top-rated fall-centric venues, look no further. Here are some of San Jose's most popular seasonal destinations, so load up the family and celebrate all the blessings of autumn in California.
Come visit one of the area's most popular working farms. Open Fridays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jacob's practices sustainable, organic farming. From strawberries and fresh salsas to delicious veggies and aromatic herbs, their produce complements an expansive selection of pumpkins and gourds. Visit this fall and return throughout the Holiday season, as their winter offerings are unrivaled.
Spina Farms Pumpkin Patch
With an array of fun activities ranging from hay and train rides to a petting zoo with pony rides, this pumpkin patch has it all. With weekday specials and long weekend hours, this venue requires a whole day to take everything in. When you finish picking gourds and riding the hay, relax in the cozy picnic area and shop at the boutique.
Pick of the Patch Pumpkins and ABC Tree Farms
For a double-loaded seasonal punch, this San Jose favorite offers a vast array of gigantic pumpkins alongside towering Christmas pines, and with slides and bounce houses for the kiddos, everyone will leave happy.
Queens Pumpkin Patch
For the last 30 years, this local hotspot has been entertaining fall crowds on their one-acre lot at Saratoga and Cox Avenues. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week, this option is by far the most accessible. Choose a locally-grown pumpkin while the kids visit the petting zoo and popcorn stand and leave full of fall fuzzies.
Moreland Pumpkin Patch
Open Fridays through Sundays from October 19 – 31, Moreland Pumpkin Patch differs from the others because it comes alive in the evenings and focuses on lighthearted Halloween fun. With live music, carnival games, delicious foods, and a haunted trail, its long list of seasonal events promise to provide family entertainment like no other.
With an epic corn maze, and you pick 'em pumpkins, Rodoni Farms has all kinds of fall favorites. While you're there, join the pumpkin carving festivities and fill your basket with locally-grown Brussel sprouts, artichokes and gourds. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rodoni's celebrates throughout October.
Peppertree Pumpkin Patch
Delighting kids throughout the region with its bounce house, farm animals and a broad selection of pumpkins, Peppertree Pumpkin Patch at Union Avenue and Camden has everything you need to enjoy a glorious autumn afternoon.
With so many convenient opportunities to celebrate fall, you have no excuse to stay inside. So join your neighbors and come see all San Jose has to offer.
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