The Best Pumpkin Patches In and Around San Antonio (Updated for 2024)

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

It's officially the 'ber months in San Antonio and that means all things autumn have started making their debut (and by autumn, we don't actually mean cooler temps or leaves turning pretty colors because, hey, this is South Texas). Friday night lights football, spooky Halloween decorations, and of course, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING are popping up left and right. If the sights and smells of Fall got you feeling all the seasonal feels and you are ready to dive right into the action, choosing to head to one of the best San Antonio pumpkin patches with the family is the next step for you. 

While it may be in the high 90s and the leaves are green, you can still celebrate the season and grab those lovely instagrammable photos of your kids picking a beautiful, bright orange pumpkin that you can later carve into the perfect Halloween jack-o-lantern.

So, load up your kids, your camera, and your sunscreen because it isn’t sweater weather just yet, and check out one of the many local pumpkin patches that start opening up at the end of September or beginning of October. 

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Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Bracken Methodist Church

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: free to both the patch and the festival 

Opening Dates: Sept 30 - Oct 31

Hours: Mon - Fri from 4pm - 7pm, and Sat - Sun from 9am - 7pm

Bracken Methodist Church's long-running San Antonio pumpkin patch includes a number of photo booths and cutouts, as well as crafts, and hayrides. You can also join the Fall Fest and Patch or Treat on Saturday, October 21, for a special day of fall fun. Admission is free to both the patch and the festival.

WEBSITE | 20377 FM 2252, San Antonio, TX 78266

Traveling Loaves and Fishes

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $5/kid ages 3 and up, adults and children under 2 are free

Opening Dates: Oct 7 - Oct 31

Hours: Weekday Pumpkin Sales 4pm - 8pm, Family Activities Saturdays and Sundays 11am - 7pm

Located at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Traveling Loaves and Fishes pumpkin patch is one of the most popular in the area. Admission fee includes face painting, photo ops, family games, zip line, bounce house, and more. 

They will also be offering special packages to host birthday parties in the pumpkin patch on Saturdays and Sundays. All proceeds benefit Traveling Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit that empowers communities to serve the homeless with dignity and respect.

WEBSITE  | 1602 Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78232

Universal City Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: free parking and entry to the patch, guests are asked to purchase a pumpkin to support the ongoing operations of the patch 

Opening Dates: Oct 6 - Oct 31

Hours: Mon - Thur from 3pm - 7pm, and Fri - Sun from 10am - 7pm

This pet-friendly patch is a great place for the whole tribe because no family photo is complete without the furry family members present. The Universal City Pumpkin Patch opens on October 6 and will offer photo ops, field games, and a hay maze. During the weekdays, guests will be able to enjoy activities including story times, yoga in the patch, and pet-friendly patch visits. On Saturdays, families will have access to hayrides, trunk-or-treats, and inflatables. 

 There will also be a number of special events including community heroes days where members of the UC police and fire departments will be present to interact with guests, and the fall fair which will include craft vendors, a petting zoo, and a dance performance. For those 21 and older who enjoy an adult pumpkin patch experience, be sure not to miss Wine on the Vine for an evening of wine, live music, and food trucks. 

WEBSITE | 2150 Universal City Blvd, Universal City, TX 78148

Pipe Creek Christmas Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $6/person, 2 and under are free 

Opening Dates: Oct 1 - Oct 30

Hours: Sat and Sun from 11am - 5:30pm

The Pipe Creek Pumpkin Patch is not only a pumpkin patch but a fully operational Christmas tree farm. You can come to kill two-holiday birds with one stone by selecting your family pumpkin while scouting out the perfect Christmas tree. The admission fee covers hayrides, a haystack, scarecrow dressing, visiting farm animals, rubber duck races, a hop ball, and more. Rids on the kiddie barrel train, pumpkin painting, and concessions are available for an additional fee.

{Photo from Pipe Creek Christmas Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch}

WEBSITE | 805 Phils Rd, Pipe Creek, TX 78063

Helotes Hills United Methodist Church

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: free 

Opening Dates: Oct 2 - Oct 31

Hours: Sun - Fri from 12pm - 8pm, and Sat from 10am - 8pm

This photo station heavy San Antonio pumpkin patch is a great place to come select your family pumpkin, with prices starting as low as $0.75. All pumpkin proceeds will go to various local charities and church functions. Additionally, pumpkin bread will be available for purchase each day until it sells out.

WEBSITE | 13222 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023

Good News Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: free 

Opening Dates: Oct 1 - Oct 31

Hours: Mon - Fri from 4pm - 9pm, Sat from 10am - 8pm, and Sun from 12pm - 8pm

Located southeast of San Antonio on Old Corpus Christi Hwy, the Good News Pumpkin Patch is a favorite of many looking to make their pumpkin patch visit a full evening event. In addition to pumpkins, this patch offers hayrides, inflatables, and mazes, with special movie nights planned for 8 pm every Saturday night in October. While the entrance is free, additional fees are charged per activity.

WEBSITE11020 Old Corpus Christi Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78223

Graff 7A Ranch

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $18.50/person, tickets and reservations must be purchased online prior to arrival

Opening Dates: Sept 16 - Nov 12

Hours: Fri from 6pm - 9pm, Sat from 10am - 9pm, and Sun from 12pm - 5pm

Beginning September 16, families can visit the Graff 7A Ranch in Hondo, TX, home to a number of activities including an 8-acre maze, hayrides, hay bale jumps, photo opportunities, and a few new activities for 2022 such as gaga ball and tether ball. The admission fee covers all activities except the apple cannons, campfire rentals, and the purchase of any pumpkins. 

{Photo from Graff 7A Ranch}

WEBSITE | 911 US Hwy 90 East Hondo, TX 78861

Devine Acres Farm

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $14.59/person online or $20.95/person at the gate, 2 and under are free

Opening Dates: Sept 30 - Oct 29

Hours: Sat and Sun from 10am - 6pm, Columbus Day 10am - 3pm

Located in Devine,TX off of FM 2200 and open during the weekends in October, the Devine Acres Farm Fall Countryfest offers 50 attractions on more than 40 acres to keep you and your family busy. In addition to all the pumpkins, you can enjoy fishing, animal interactions, live entertainment, family games, and a kiddie train. There are also lots of places for the kiddos to jump, crawl, and run. 

WEBSITE | 944 FM 2200, Devine, TX 78016

Circle N Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $12/person 3 and up, 2 and under are free

Opening Dates: Oct 7 - Oct 29

Hours: Saturdays 11am - 10pm, Sundays 11am - 5pm

Just half an hour east of San Antonio, located in La Vernia, TX, is the Circle N Maze and Pumpkin Patch. This large corn maze and pumpkin patch will also include a petting zoo, slides, a corn pit, tire climb, food, and more. If you would like to bring that special family pooch along for some fall fun, pets will welcome on “dog day” on October 29.

The maze may close on rainy days due to flooding, so be sure to check the website on your preferred day of arrival to ensure that they are open. You can purchase your tickets to the Circle N Maze at the gate and credit cards are accepted on site.

WEBSITE | 558 CR 345, La Vernia, TX 78121

Owl Creek Farm

Pumpkin Patches in San Antonio

Admission: $10/person 3 and up, 2 and under are free

Opening Dates: Sept 30 - Nov 5

Hours: Fridays 4pm - 6pm, Saturdays 9am - 5pm, and Sundays from 10am - 4pm

Just west of San Antonio is Owl Creek Farm, a farm hosting year round festivals and a petting zoo. For $10/person, guests to the annual pumpkin patch at Owl Creek Farm will have access to the petting zoo, as well as a number of patch activities including photo ops, hayrides, tire climbing, and carnival games. For an additional fee, visitors can go on pony rides, take a stab at potato launching, or participate in face painting.  

{Photo from Owl Creek Farm}

WEBSITE | 12355 Military Dr. W, San Antonio, TX 78253

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