The Best Dallas Pumpkin Patches (2023 Guide)

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Dallas pumpkin patches are a staple of the fall season. Fall is upon us, and with it is the highly anticipated pumpkin season. As the temperatures cool down in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, outdoor activities associated with the fall season are in full effect. Visiting pumpkin patches is one such sought-after fall pastime. Every year, North Texas is flooded with a variety of pumpkins for pumpkin carving, pumpkin decorating, for use as fall photo backdrops and so much more. Whatever your reasons are for visiting a pumpkin patch this fall, we hope that this round-up of some of the best Dallas pumpkin patches (and nearby locations) will set you off on the right foot as you embark on your fall memory-making journey!

Fun Fact: Did you know that Floydada, Texas, which is a city in Floyd County, west Texas is widely known as the Pumpkin Capital of Texas?

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1. Dallas Pumpkin Patch at the Arboretum- Dallas

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum is one of Dallas’ most anticipated fall events. Their pumpkin patch features over 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash.

Schedule: September 18th- October 31st

Hours: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM, daily

Admission & Parking: Entrance fee applies. Get details here.

Key info: Note that to visit the Dallas pumpkin patch at Arboretum, you will need to reserve tickets ahead of time, for a specific date, and for a timed entry.

2. Dallas Pumpkin Patch at Farmer’s Market- Dallas

The Dallas Farmer’s Market pumpkin patch has over 25 pumpkin varieties. Take a pick of all the fall favorites for purchase and for use as fall photo backdrops while at the market.

Schedule: September 18th- October 31st

Hours: Monday- Friday 10 am- 6 pm, Saturday 9 am- 5 pm, Sunday 10 am- 5 pm.

Admission: Free

Parking: Paid downtown Dallas parking. See details here.

3. Howell Farms – Arlington

Howell Farms is a century-old family farm and is also the home of the popular Pumpkin Nights fall festival. The festival features a variety of carved and painted pumpkins, as well as some displayed in their natural beauty.  

Schedule: September 23rd- October 31st.

Hours: 6: 00 PM- 11: 00 PM, daily.

Admission: You must purchase tickets online in advance. Walk-up ticket sales are not guaranteed as most time slots sell out.

Parking: Parking is $10 per car.

4. Blase Family Farm – Rockwall

Blase Family Farm is a small urban farm known for among other things, its pumpkin patch in the fall. Pumpkins are available for sale, ranging in price from $1- $20.

Schedule: September 25- October 31, 2021

Admission: Reservations are required. Tickets are $9 per person, free entry for children 23 months old and younger.

Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Saturday: 10:00 AM- 6: 00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM- 6: 00 PM.

Parking: Free

Key info: Pets are not allowed. Service dogs are allowed. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

5. Pitch Fork Pumpkin Patch – Royse City

Pitch Fork Pumpkin Patch is a small family-owned pumpkin patch in Royse City, approximately 25 minutes from Dallas. In addition to pumpkins, they have gourds, dry corn, and hay.

Schedule: October 1- October 31

Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11: 00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM- 5: 00 PM

Admission: No entrance fee to this Dallas pumpkin patch. However, other events at the farm will incur a fee.

Parking: Free

Key info: There are photo sessions available onsite, starting from $45- $80.

6. Preston Trail Farms – Gunter

Preston Trail Farms is located in Gunter, approximately 50 miles north of Dallas. This Dallas pumpkin patch is open all the way through Thanksgiving.

Schedule: September 18- November 23

Hours: 8: 00 AM- 8:00 PM daily

Admission: $10 per person. Free for children under 2

Parking: Free

Key info: Dogs are allowed as long as they are on a leash

7. Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm- Midlothian

Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm is located in Midlothian, approximately 29 miles from Dallas- Fort Worth. In addition to the pumpkin patch, additional attractions include hayrides, corn maze, treats, and eats.

Schedule: October 2- October 31

Hours: Saturday 10:00 AM- 6: 00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Admission: $12 per person for unlimited all-day activities on the farm. $10 for Seniors (55+), military, and first responders. Free for children under 2

Parking: Free

Key info:

  • Guests are required to sign a liability waiver prior to admission to the farm.
  • Cash is preferred; however, VISA and Mastercard payments are also accepted.

8. Halls Pumpkin Farm – Grapevine

Halls Pumpkin Farm has pumpkins available for sale, with prices varying by size.  There are great additional photo opportunities and activities including scarecrows, haystacks, farm animals, and a vintage farm tractor.

Schedule: October 1- October 31

Hours: Wednesday- Thursday 3:00 PM- 8:00 PM; Friday 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM- 9:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM- 8:00 PM.

Admission: No entrance fee.

Parking: Free

Key info: Cash only for any purchases. No pets allowed. No outside food is allowed.

9. Creekwood United Methodist- Allen/ Fairview

Creekwood United Methodist Church hosts a community-wide pumpkin patch on its premises. Pumpkins are available for photo ops as well as for purchase.

Schedule: October 2- October 31

Hours: 9:00 AM- 7: 00 PM daily.

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

10. Team Family Farms- Aubrey

At Team Family Farms, pumpkins are available for both photo ops as well as for purchase. Additional activities on the farm include barrel train rides, feeding the animals, and play areas.

Schedule: September 25 – November 7

Hours: 10:00 AM- 7: 00 PM daily

Admission: No reservations are needed. Monday – Friday $10 for ages 2 and up. Saturday and Sunday $15 for ages 2 and up.

Parking: Free

Key info:

  • No pets are allowed.
  • No coolers on the weekends.
  • Closed-toe shoes are recommended.
  • Cash is preferred (to help keep their operating costs low)

11. Dallas Pumpkin Patch at St. James Episcopal Church – Dallas

The St. James Episcopal Church annual pumpkin patch is in partnership with Southwest-based farmers. Thousands of pumpkins of varying sizes, shapes, and types are available for purchase and photo ops.

Schedule: October 2- October 31

Hours: Sunday 11: 30 AM- 7: 00 PM; Monday – Thursday 1:00 PM- 7: 00 PM; Friday- Saturday 10: 00 AM- 7: 00 PM.

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

12. Flowermound Pumpkin Patch – Flowermound

At Flowermound Pumpkin Patch, you will find a variety of pumpkins and gourds. Pumpkins are available for sale for as low as $2.

Schedule: October 1- October 31

Hours: 9:00 AM to 7: 00 PM daily.

Admission: Reservations are required. No ticket fee; however, there is a parking fee.

Parking: $10 per car on weekdays, $20 per car on weekends.

Key info

  • At this Dallas pumpkin patch, all children ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Dogs are allowed as long as they are on a leash.
  • No smoking is allowed anywhere on the premises or the parking area.

13. The Gentle Zoo – Forney

The Gentle Zoo is an animal rescue and children’s educational zoo that also has a fall pumpkin patch.

Schedule: October 1- November 1

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9: 00 AM – 2: 30 PM; Friday- Saturday 9:30 AM- 8: 00 PM; Sunday 11:00 AM- 6:00 PM.

Admission: $8 per person. Free for infants 12 months and under.

Parking: Free

14. Pumpkins on the Prairie- Frisco

Grace Avenue Methodist Church hosts Pumpkins on the Prairie annually by Grace Avenue Methodist Church hosts. In addition to the pumpkin patch, hayrides, games, and photo ops are available.

Schedule: October 8- October 31

Hours: Monday- Friday 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM- 6:00 PM.

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

15. 5G Farm Texas- Mckinney

5G Farm Texas is a family homestead that sits on 10 acres of trees and open spaces. This Dallas pumpkin patch has over 8000 pumpkins available for purchase and photo ops. Additionally, guests can enjoy feeding goats and turkeys, a goat petting zoo, a corn maze, vendors, and much more.

Schedule: September 17- October 31

Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM; Friday 11:00 AM- 7: 30 PM; Saturday 9: 00 AM- 5: 00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

16. Christ United Methodist – Plano

Christ United Methodist Church in Plano also has a pumpkin patch open to the public. There are a variety of pumpkins for sale in their North parking lot.

Schedule: September 26- October 31.

Hours: 9: 00 AM- 7:00 PM

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

17. The Patch – Southlake

Patch at Southlake is hosted by New Day DFW church and is open to the public. In addition to the pumpkin patch that features pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, colors, and budgets for purchase, photo opportunities are also available.

Schedule: October 2- October 31

Hours: Monday – Thursday 1:00 PM- 7:00 PM; Friday 12:00 PM- 7: 30 PM; Saturday 10:00 am- 7:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM-7: 00 PM.

Admission: Free

Parking: Free

Key info: Leashed pets are allowed.

Are you ready to visit a Dallas pumpkin patch?

This is in no way a complete list of all the available pumpkin patch spots in Dallas Fort Worth, rather, they are just a few that come highly recommended. As documented, whether you would prefer to limit your fall outing to a pumpkin patch, or you would like to include additional fall activities to your itinerary, each pumpkin patch location mentioned has its unique offerings. To summarize, it is our hope that this round-up has been of value to you. Leave us a comment and let us know!

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4 thoughts on “The Best Dallas Pumpkin Patches (2023 Guide)”

  1. Nice photo! Fall is the best season of the year and it looks like you’ve found all of the cool things to do in Dallas. I have never been to Dallas but I have 2 really good friends there I’d like to visit soon! Thanks for sharing!

    • Yes, there are definitely tons of fun fall activities to enjoy in Dallas. We hope we have inspired you to visit!

  2. This roundup of pumpkin patch places in Dallas is everything, I need to find some places like this in NYC. Thanks for sharing and if I’m ever in Dallas in October I will look these places up.

    • You’re welcome. Thank you for the feedback!


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