October in Arizona… where we enjoy Fall temps in the morning and still have a little bit of lingering summer in the afternoon. While we’re waiting to break out our sweaters and boots, there’s plenty of pumpkin patches and Halloween fun to join in – just don’t forget the sunscreen! Whether you are looking for that perfect pumpkin to carve or want to spend time with the family, we’ve rounded up some of the best, Insta-worthy pumpkin patches in the East Valley.
4011 S. Power Rd. Mesa, AZ 85212
Open through November 3rd, Vertucco Farms has plenty to keep you entertained, with a multi-acre corn maze, train rides, a petting zoo, duck races – and even mini-golf! Admission is $10 per person, and ages 2 and under are free.
Mother Nature’s Farm
1663 E. Baseline Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85233
Mother Nature’s Farms Halloween Pumpkin Patch is open through Halloween, and although it’s one of the lowest-priced pumpkin patches in the valley, there is plenty to see and do. Enjoy a hayride, feed the animals, a maze, and so much more! And for the price of admission, each child gets to pick and decorate their own pumpkin. Plus, you can bring your own picnic lunch, or purchase lunch there.
$5 per adult and $10 per child
24610 S. Rittenhouse Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Perhaps the most well-known farm throughout town, their October Pumpkin and Chili party is a Valley tradition. Now through October 27th, kids and adults alike can enjoy rides, a petting zoo, pig races, roasting marshmallows, a zip line, corn maze, and more. While it might be the most expensive farm in the Valley, most activities are included in the price of admission. Enjoy all Schnepf Farms has to offer for $22 at the gate, or $17 through Frys; children under 2 are free.
Where will you pick your great pumpkin?