Which patch to pick this year? Early Fall fun picks for a variety of delight at a favorite or new to you punk'n patch in or near Reno and Sparks.
Andelin Family Farm Harvest Festival Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
The Andelin Family Farm Pumpkin Patch is located on a real working farm in the Spanish Springs area of Sparks, at 8100 Pyramid Highway, about half a mile north of Lazy 5 Park. Pumpkin Patch admission is $7 per person (kids under 2 are free) and includes a hayride, cow train, meeting farm animals, hay bale maze for kids, cart track, and lots more. The Corn Maze is $7 (kids 4 and under free). Combo admission for both attractions is $12. For more information, call (775) 530-8032. No Dogs, except certified service animals.
Opened Saturday, September 21, 2019! - Pumpkin Patch times are Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Sundays and Mondays. Various possibilities include a hay ride, cow train, meeting farm animals, the corn shed, hay bale maze, and others. The Corn Maze is open Tuesday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m or the scary Corn Creepers haunted corn field open from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. A popular attraction is Zombie Paintball, where you can do battle with the un-dead, war wagons roll on October 3, 2019. Visit the website for more details: https://www.andelinfamilyfarm.com/
Toll House Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
Toll House Pumpkin Patch is at 12185 S. Virginia Street in Reno, on the west side just south of Bishop Manogue Drive. Hours are Sunday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rides close at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with rides closing at 8 p.m. The information phone number is (503) 551-0397.
The Toll House Pumpkin Patch is a well know attraction with kid-friendly activities, like the kiddie Ferris wheel, petting zoo, pony rides, climbing wall, face painting, train ride, and other picks. Tickets for the attractions are $1 each, with the number of tickets required varying for each activity. A book of 22 tickets is $20.
Ferrari Farms Fall Festival
Ferrari Farm is at 4701 Mill Street in Sparks, a block east of Rock Boulevard. Get more information at (775) 997-FARM (3276). Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, Friday and Saturday till 10 p.m starting September 29 through October 31, 2018.
Ferrari Farm puts on a well-known Halloween event. There is a pumpkin patch, corn maze, bounce house, farm animals, hay rides, haunted corn field, zombie paintball hunting, a train ride, with pumpkins and squash for sale. Entry is free with activities individually priced. If you get hungry, you can get burgers and hot dogs at the grill.
Honorable Mentions (out of area):
Bishop's Pumpkin Farm
Located at 1415 PUMPKIN LANE, WHEATLAND, CA 95692. Pets are not allowed. Open September 14th through November 3rd, 2019 Weekend hours are 9 am – 7 pm, but weekdays open at 10 am in September. October hours are Sun – Thurs 9 am – 8 pm with Friday & Saturday until 9 pm. Halloween through Nov. 3rd hours are 9 am to 5 pm.
Bishops Farm features hayrides to the pumpkin field to search for the perfect pumpkin, get lost in the Corn Maze and take a spin on Charlie’s Carousel. Don’t forget about dessert with a warm chocolate chip cookie from Babe’s Cookiactory or a piled-high Slushakie from the Cider Mill, as well as other fun activities.
The Corley Ranch
Located at 859 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410. During October hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11 am to 5 pm Closed Mondays. Weekend General Admission: Adults & Children - $8.00 (Children 2 & under are Free) Included in the WEEKEND Corley Ranch General Admission price: Hay Slide, Kiddie Land, Straw Maze, Farm Animals, Miniature Golf, Pig Races, Hay Wagon Rides & the Corn Maze. Seniors 55+ - $6.00 Visit the website for more details: https://corleyranch.com/home
Pumpkin Sales & Country Store are open 7 days a week from 11 am to 5 pm. Weekdays (Tues.-Friday) Admission $5.00/person. Some of the attractions may be limited. We do not offer pig races, giant sling shot or wagon rides on the weekdays. EXTRAS that are not included in the Weekend General admission: Giant Sling Shot; $1.00 for 3 apples; Train Rides $2.00 and Buy Pumpkins (cost varies)