Looking for the perfect pumpkin for your fall decor? Pumpkin patches are sprouting all across the Austin area at local churches, garden centers, and farms. To help you find a patch, we've put together a list of locations with plenty of pumpkins to choose from, all the way from Kyle to Georgetown. We've even included large patches in Hondo and Marble Falls on our list. Some of the locations offer even more fall fun with carnivals, festivals, and corn mazes.
Celebrate fall in the Austin area at one of these pumpkin patches:
Barton Hill Farms- This popular patch in Bastrop is open on Saturdays from 10 am - 8 pm and Sundays from 10 am - 6 pm, with special hours on Columbus Day (October 10) from 10 am - 6 pm. The farm opened its gates on September 24th and will close November 13th. Admission is $8 for ages 3 - 10 and $11 for ages 11 and up, with an extra $5 fee for certain activities. The farm offers two corn mazes- one kiddie version and one with a "Lonesome Dove" theme. Other activities include live music, sack races, games, and a petting zoo.
Bethany Lutheran Church- The church's pumpkin patch debuts October 14th with an exciting weekend of activities. The patch will be open daily from 10 am - 7 p Monday - Saturday and 9 am - 6 pm on Sundays. Come out for the Fall Festival on October 30th from 3 - 6 pm and enjoy a carnival with a hayride, food and petting zoo.
Bethany United Methodist Church- The pumpkin patch is open from October 3rd - 31st, Monday - Friday from 3 - 7 pm, and Saturday - Sunday from 9 am - 7 pm. Proceeds for the pumpkin patch support the church's youth ministries.
Buda United Methodist Church- The church is hosting their pumpkin patch from September 25th until the pumpkins run out! Pick your pumpkins from 10 am - 8 pm daily.
Cross Plants and Produce- Starting October 2nd, take a weekday drive down to Kyle to pick your pumpkin Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 6 pm. Weekends at the patch are filled with storytimes, pumpkin painting, and other fun events!
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm- Visitors can enjoy fall fun throughout the month of October! Choose your perfect pumpkin at the Pumpkin Festival October 15th - 16th and October 22nd - 23rd, from 10 am - 5:30 pm on Saturday, and 12 - 5:30 pm on Sunday. Admission is $7 for ages 2 - 12 and $9 for ages 13 and up. Fun activities include a maze, pumpkin painting, rubber duck races, and a hay ride. The farm is also open for fun activities starting October 4th on Monday - Thursday from 10 am - 2 pm, Friday - Saturday from 10 am - 5:30 pm, and Sunday from 12 - 5:30 pm.
Evergreen Farms- October weekends in Elgin are perfect for a pumpkin hunt at Evergreen Farms. The farm is open Saturdays from 10 am - 5 pm and Sundays from 1 - 5 pm. Kids can hunt for mini pumpkins among the trees, then bring them back to decorate. Admission is free for everyone, but activities like the pumpkin launcher, pumpkin maze, train ride, bounce house, and face painting charge a small fee.
First United Methodist Church Georgetown- Pumpkins arrive in Georgetown on October 5th and the patch will be open daily October 6th - 31st from 9 am - dusk.
First United Methodist Church Pflugerville- Pumpkins take over Pflugerville October 9th - 31st. The patch is open weekdays from 4:30 - 7 pm, and weekends from 9 am - 7 pm.
Leander United Methodist Church- Pumpkins are coming late to Leander, with this patch opening October 17th - 31st. The patch is open Monday - Friday from 2 pm - dusk, Saturday from 9 am - dusk, and Sunday from 12 pm - dusk. The church is also hosting a movie night in the patch October 22nd at 7pm and a fall festival October 29th from 2 pm - 4 pm with a bounce house, face painting, and games.
Red Barn Garden Center- Find your perfect pumpkin at this patch, open October 1st - 31st. The patch is open daily. There's also a fall festival planned for October 15th from 10 am - 4 pm, with fun activities like a bounce house and petting zoo.
Robinson Family Farm- This Temple area farm offers tons of fall fun! Wander through the pumpkin patch or enjoy activities like a hayride, mazes, games, and arts and crafts. The patch is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am - 6 pm. Admission to the farm is free, but tickets must be purchased for activities. Each weekend in October is packed with different special events, including a pie eating contest, costume contest, and flashlight corn maze.
South Texas Maize- Take a family road trip to Hondo, Texas (east of San Antonio) this month to get lost in the huge, 7-acre corn maze. Kids can also have a blast with two jumping pillows, hayrides, campfires, mountain slide, and of course, a pumpkin patch. On Saturdays, dress up in costume for trick-or-treating through the maze, live music, dancing, and fireworks! The maze is open Fridays from 6 - 9 pm, Saturdays from 10 am - 9 pm, and Sundays from 12 - 5 pm. Admission is $15 for ages 3 - 64, $10 for ages 65 and up, and free for children under 2.
St. Richard's Episcopal Church- Round Rock pumpkins are available October 1st - 31st at St. Richard's. The patch is open Sunday - Friday from 12 - 8 pm and Saturday from 9 am - 8 pm. Families can come out to the Dell Diamon October 30th from 2 - 6 pm for the church's Great Pumpkin Festival, which has all kinds of free fun like live music, food trucks, trunk-or-treat, face painting, and bounce houses.
Sweet Berry Farm- Head out to Marble Falls to pick out your perfect pumpkin. The farm is open until November 6th, Monday - Saturday from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, and Sundays from 1 - 5 pm. The farm is closed every Wednesday. Admission to the farm is free, but there are individual charges for activities. Fall fun activities include face painting, scarecrow stuffing, pumpkin decorating, hayfield mazes, a petting zoo, and hayrides.
YMCA Camp Twin Lakes- The YMCA in Cedar Park is hosting their annual pumpkin patch October 1st - October 31st. The patch is open Monday - Friday from 4 - 7:15 pm, Saturday from 9 am - 4 pm, and Sunday from 12 - 4 pm.