Austin Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival Guide

As the temperatures start to cool down and the leaves begin to change, it’s time for families in Austin, Texas, to make the most of this beautiful season with a visit to one of the city’s many pumpkin patches. Whether you’re looking for classic pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides, or even sunflower fields, these pumpkin patches will surely have something for everyone! 

The great thing is that many of these pumpkin patches are in the city. But if you’re looking for more adventure, take a quick road trip outside Austin and enjoy the warm hospitality of some charming farms. Whatever your plans, these delightful pumpkin patches will surely add color to your autumnal adventure in Austin. So gather your family or that special someone and head over to one of these wonderful pumpkin patches for a truly unforgettable experience!

Check out our list of some of the best pumpkin patches in and around Austin.

Crowes Nest 

10300 Taylor Ln.
Manor, TX 78653
(512) 272-4418

Welcome to Crowe’s Nest Farm! Come on for a day of fun and festivities, with plenty of activities for family members of all ages. Explore the giant pumpkin patch and take in the sights of our 250+ farm animals and Texas wildlife animal residents. And don’t forget to enjoy some amazing live music from Austin musicians throughout the day.

Once you’ve arrived at the farm, you’ll find many exciting attractions and activities. We have hayrides, barrel rides, snake shows, milking demonstrations, and more. Take a tour of the farm and visit our bison, emus, llamas, sheep, goats, Jersey Cows, Potbelly & Hampshire pigs, reptile room, longhorns, alpacas, bobcats, ringtails, peacocks, and more. Don’t forget to check out our story-themed gardens and Farmers Market! And when you start to get a little hungry, head to the snack bar for some delicious sausage wraps, snacks & drinks. 

But don’t leave yet – visit the Big Red Barn for plenty of other fun surprises! Fall fun family days are available every Saturday and Sunday in October from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. So join us at Crowe’s Nest Farm for an unforgettable day of fun, adventure, and discovery! crowesnestfarm.org

Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival

419 Founders Park Rd.
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620

If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to enjoy the fall season, look no further than the Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival! Held at the stunning Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead—a Texas State Historic Landmark and National Register of Historic Places—this family-friendly event is full of joyous activities and attractions sure to put you in the autumn spirit. 

You’ll find over fifty exciting games and activities to choose your favorite, plus live music courtesy of iHeart’s KASE 101 and Anne Hudson. If shopping is more your thing, don’t miss the courtyard marketplace with wonderful products perfect for families. And when it comes time to break for food and drinks, rest assured that you’ll have plenty of seasonal options for children and adults alike. Not to mention the countless photo opportunities throughout our pumpkin patch — be sure to bring your camera! 

For six uniquely-themed weekends of good ol’ Texas-style fall fun, there’s no better place to be than the Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival! Join us at the Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead and fill your heart with autumn cheer! Tickets are available online. drippingspringspumpkinfestival.com

Elgin Christmas Tree Farm

120 Natures Way
Elgin, Texas 78621
(512) 281-5016

Welcome to Elgin Christmas Tree Farm! Bring your family out this autumn for a festive weekend of fun and excitement at one of Austin’s top pumpkin patches. We make it easy – just pay the entry fee at the entrance, no reservations required! 

Once inside, you can spend quality time together as you look through our variety of pumpkins and try out any of our eight exciting attractions. Our attractions include train rides, hay rides, a giant hay maze, a petting zoo full of furry friends, and plenty of inflatable activities that kids will love! And when all the fun starts to make you hungry, you can cool off and refuel with carnival-style food, shaved ice, and cold drinks under our shady picnic area. 

At Elgin Christmas Tree Farm, we believe in keeping it simple and giving your family the chance to get a real farm experience! So don’t hesitate to join us this October for an unforgettable adventure. Entry fee is $10 per person (age 2+) – we can’t wait to meet you! elginchristmastreefarm.com

Evergreen Farms

242 Monkey Road
Elgin, Texas 78621
(512) 281-4833 

Welcome to Evergreen Farms, home of the famous Pumpkin Hunt! Since 1989, Mike and Beth Walterscheidt have provided Central Texans with the highest quality family farm experience. Over the years, we’ve grown to host thousands of visitors every season, and now you can join in on the fun too!

Come on out for a day of adventure at our Pumpkin Hunt event. Enjoy a free wagon ride into the Christmas tree fields where mini pumpkins are hidden – one ticket gets you two mini pumpkins! Afterward, explore the rest of the farm with activities like pumpkin launching, train rides, fishing ponds, bounce tracks, zip lines, mazes, and more. Tickets for all activities are just $3.50 each or can be purchased in bulk.

All activities will be available from October 7th through October 29th. Stop by Fridays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Don’t forget your camera and prepare for an unforgettable time. See you soon at Evergreen Farms! https://www.evergreen-farms.com/pumpkin-hunt

Jersey Barnyard

3117 State Hwy 159
LaGrange, TX 78945
(979) 249-3406

Welcome to  Jersey Barnyard – a 100-year-old family-owned farm in the rolling hills of south-central Texas surrounded by beautiful oak trees! Our farm has been passed down through four generations, and now it’s time for you to join us and learn all about farming and agriculture. 

Take a tour around the farm with one of our friendly members of the Frerichs family. Pet the animals, watch the chickens roam, and relax on the porch with homemade ice cream. Enjoy the peaceful countryside and make some wonderful memories with your family.

Don’t forget to visit during pumpkin picking season! Every Saturday in October from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., we will have pumpkin painting kits available for purchase and lots of fun activities to enjoy out on the farm. Join us and create lasting memories for years to come! texasjersey.com

Mama Mary’s Farm & Pumpkin Patch

5701 Williamson Rd
Creedmoor, TX 78610

Welcome to Mama Mary’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch—your destination for fall fun! Here, you can take a break from city life and make lasting memories with your family. Enjoy various activities, such as picking the perfect pumpkin, hay rides, barrel train rides, apple cannon guns, tractor tire playground, animal barn visits, outdoor bowling, rubber duck races, and more! Plus, start the day with craft and food vendors available each weekend. 

Wednesday through Friday, admission is only $7 + taxes/fees per person for ages 3 and up (ages 2 and under are free!), while Saturday and Sunday admission is $14 + taxes/fees per person (ages 2 and under are still free!). Don’t wait any longer – visit Mama Mary’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch today! mamamarysfarm.com

Sweet Berry Farm

1801 FM1980
Marble Falls, TX 78654
(830) 798-1462

Welcome to Sweet Berry Farm, where autumn is in full swing and family fun abounds! Stop by our sprawling 60-acre patch of pumpkins and gourds, sorted by variety for your convenience. Whether you’re looking for a festive decoration or an activity that will keep the kids entertained, our farm has something for everyone.

Best of all, there’s no entrance fee – just choose from our ticketed activities! Take a hayride ($4 per person; free for ages 2 and under), explore the Candy Corn Kid Maze ($3.25 per person), and get lost in the Barnyard Maze ($3.25 per person). Plus, we offer pumpkin painting ($5.25 per pumpkin), scarecrow stuffing, face painting, and more!

Our farm is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Unfortunately, we are closed on Wednesdays. So join us for Harvest Fun at Sweet Berry Farm today! sweetberryfarm.com

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm

14400 E State Hwy 29
Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 766-3276

Are you looking for a family-friendly activity near Austin to have fun on the weekend? Sweet Eats Fruit Farm is your perfect destination! Located just 30 minutes outside of Austin, this adventure farm has something for everyone from 1 year old to 100 years young. Enjoy pony rides, pig races, hay mazes, and a giant petting zoo, all while basking in fresh country air. You can pick fruit and only pay for what you bring home or enjoy unlimited access to every activity at one low price. 

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm isn’t just any farm – it’s an adventure! Make new memories, continue traditions with your loved ones, and stay safe. The fun starts September 9th through November 12th, every day 9 a.m.-6 p.m. – tickets are available online. So come on out and get your adventure started at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm! sweeteats.com

Texas Pumpkin Fest

8760 FM 2243
Leander, Texas 78641
(512) 222-8055

Hey y’all! This year’s festival will be filled with many fun and exciting family attractions. From magical shows, pro wrestling matches, pumpkin smashin’, and axe throwing to rides and games, there’s something for everyone at this year’s fest! 

Don’t forget to take lots of pics! With our tractors and characters, pumpkin and gourd displays, and special photo ops all around the festival, you’ll be able to capture all your favorite moments for years to come. And don’t worry about going hungry – we have more food trucks and trailers than ever before, plus the VFW will have beer and wine for purchase, too! 

Texas Pumpkin Fest runs from September 30th to October 29th, each Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday—plus Monday, October 9th (Columbus Day)! Admission is only $10 on Thursdays and $13 Fri-Sun (kids in diapers get in free!). So bring the whole family out for some good old-fashioned pumpkin fun! texaspumpkinfest.com

The Robinson Family Farm

 2651 Bob White Rd.
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 931-9564

We’re so excited to invite you to join us on the farm this Fall for our Festival! Our family-friendly event has something for everyone – and there’s lots of fun to be had! Experience 20+ attractions like pig races, axe throwing, bounce pads, a barrel train, corn cannons, and more. Plus, after all that excitement, we have plenty of delicious treats to fill up your bellies.

Our Fall Festival is the perfect place for making memories with your loved ones – whether they’re friends or family. So come out from September 23rd to November 5th, on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and have some unforgettable moments with us! therobinsonfamilyfarm.com

We hope this blog has given you some ideas for where to go for the best pumpkin patches in Austin, TX. Whether you want to pick out the perfect jack-o-lantern or make your unique fall decorations, there’s something for everyone to find in Austin! No matter which patch you choose, we’re sure it will be a great experience and create wonderful memories with your family and friends. Happy pumpkin picking!

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