Families living in Houston who want to find a local pumpkin patch are in luck. There are lots of Houston properties selling pumpkins and holding fall festivals throughout October. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.
HALTER Inc. is an organization that uses animals, especially miniature horses, to help special needs children and their families. Every weekend of October, they run a delightful pumpkin patch to give visitors a good time and raise money for their programs. Come Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Visit HALTER Inc. to find a full list of activities and pre-purchase tickets.
Anyone living in Houston who would like to enjoy a day in the country should drive out to Oil Ranch in Hockley for their annual pumpkin patch. It’s open every day of the week, and visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities, including hay rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and much more. Admission includes most activities. Visit Oil Ranch to learn more.
Another fun place to go outside the city is Dewberry Farm. It’s in Brookshire, and its Fall Festival started on September 29th and will run through November 11th. The farm is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday the 13th, 20th, and 27th, the farm will stay open until 9 p.m. for fireworks. In addition to the pumpkins, there are lots of other activities, including a corn maze, a train, and great food. Visit Dewberry Farm online to learn more and buy tickets.
Explore Houston Properties For Pumpkins, Hayrides, and More!
To find a pumpkin close to home, go to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Their pumpkin patch opens on Saturday, October 6th. It will be open through the 31st or as long as the pumpkins last. The pumpkin patch will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit St. Luke’s online for more details.
Another great place in Houston for pumpkins is Buchanan’s Native Plants. They’re selling pumpkins and other fall plants and outdoor decorations. On Saturday, October 6th, they’re holding their annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free, and kids can have a great time with face painting, hayrides, and pumpkin painting. There will also be live music. Visit Buchanan’s to get more information.
Head to the Houston Zoo for an animal-themed pumpkin patch and fun activities. Zoo Boo is included with Zoo admission, so let the kids dress up in their costumes and come to choose a kid-sized pumpkin to paint. They can also collect candy from stands throughout the Zoo. There are also games, a fun creature maze, and special weekend events. Visit Zoo Boo to learn more about what to do!
The Nature Discovery Center is holding a Fall Festival and pumpkin patch on Saturday and Sunday, October 20th and 21st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Buy pumpkins with cash or credit card. Purchase tickets to enjoy games, a hayride, face painting, and other fun. Learn more and get directions to the Nature Discovery Center!
We hope you’ll find some fall fun for you and your family and friends to enjoy. Happy Halloween from all of us on the Sara Black Team!