My favourite annual family traditions to do each fall is visit a favourite or new local pumpkin patch!
As the season changes from summer to fall and the colours on the trees start changing, it is time to start visiting your favourite pumpkin patches.
I have put together a list of a few favourite pumpkin patches right here in Kelowna and in the surrounding Southern Okanagan areas. Why grab pumpkins from your local grocery store when you can pack up the family and head right to the source for a fun filled family day!
Open Daily from 9-5
3111 Davidson Road Vernon, BC
Admission: FREE (Train tours are $5 for kids and $8 for adults plus $5 for any size pumpkin)
U-pick Pumpkin Tours 10-4 Wednesday to Sunday
Take advantage of all the free family friendly activities. This family-fun farm and orchard has so much to offer! Race rubber ducks, play on the playgrounds, visit and feed the animals (don’t forget your quarters!), browse the market, snack in the cafe, take a tractor ride to their u-pick farm to pick out that perfect pumpkin. To top it off the view is epic, a great place for a photo op.
Sunday to Wednesday – 10am to 5pm
Thursday to Saturday – 10am to 6pm
3690 Berard Road Kelowna
*They do close for private events so be sure they are open before you go!
Admission: $5 for kids 3-13, $8 for kids 14 and older, Kids 2 and under are free.
Launch apples on the slingshot, bounce on the giant bouncer, go on a hayride, get lost in the corn maze or visit the animals. There is lots to see at this 100+ acre farm
Closed Tuesday toThursday
3443 Benvoulin Road Kelowna
In addition to their amazing market, check out the Haunted Farm Adventure that includes: hedge maze, animals, bouncy horses and tons of great spots to take photos along the way!
Fall is also everyones favourite time to update their family photos! If you are looking book photos this fall, let’s chat! Head to the contact form on my website and let’s get you booked before the leaves fall and the weather turns.
Open Saturdays and Sundays 10-4
Box 955, 930 Hwy 97N Vernon, BC
$5 admission for the kids haunted house. Ages 0-12
Some of their many activities include: Corn Maze, General Store, Bonfires to roast S’mores and marshmallows, Wagon tours of the grounds from the Pioneer Power Club, Train Display from The Model Railway Club, Mansion tours, Ogopog Donuts and Wicked Waffles.
Fridays Petting Farm
5616 Simpson Road Summerland
Admission: $5 kids/ $10 adults
Come pick apples, pet some animals, get temporary tattoos, balloon animals
Dates to remember:
Pumpkin Patch and Petting Farm Oct 29 11-3pm
Halloween Costume Party (face painting and ballon twisting) Oct 30 11-3pm
Trick or Treat on the Farm Oct 31 3-7pm (face painting and ballon twisting 3-5pm)
Open Wednesday – Sunday 11-5pm
300 Covert Place Oliver, BC
Admission: $5 for children, $10 for adults
Play games, visit the animals, bounce on the jumping pillow, roast hot dogs and marshmallows around the fire and enjoy some estate wines on pour and for sale!
Alright now that you have a list of go to places to visit this fall, grab your family and head out to your favourite Kelowna pumpkin patch. Have another great spot to add to this list? Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org and if you are looking for family photos this fall… let’s chat I have limited availability and I would LOVE to photograph your family. Head to the contact form on my website and I will get back to you asap.