Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch Celebrates The Season With Annual Costume Contest and Parade

Pumpkins, squash, and gourds of all shapes and sizes await at Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch, and the patch is celebrating the season with their Annual Costume Contest & Parade.

A fall family tradition for over 50 years, Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch is the perfect place for family and friends to make new memories while enjoying tractor hayrides, straw maze, petting corral, pony rides, and of course…picking the perfect pumpkin!

Grab a wheelbarrow and pick from variety of pumpkins: Big Macs, Ghost, Cinderella, Jack O’ Lantern, minis, squash, gourds and other fall décor. Dogs on a leash are welcome at the farm.

Bates Nut Farm: Annual Costume Contest & Parade

You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your opportunity to show them off!

Participants in the Bates Costume Contest will get a certificate of participation, Halloween treats, and a tractor hayride ticket.

Not wearing a costume? Come anyway to enjoy the costume parade and cheer for your favorite costumes. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories, so everybody has a chance to win.

Meet the foxes

JAB Canid Education and Conservation Center will be joining Bates Nut Farm October Festival, offering a chance to see their foxes up close, sign up for a photo with a fox (for a donation), and pick up some super fun merchandise!

Fall Fox Talks: 9:45AM | 12:15PM | 2PM | 3:30PM

Click here to sign up!

See you there!

Registration begins at 9AM, and costume parade and judging begin at 11AM.

Click here for more info.

Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch is located at 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082. For more info, visit the website here and follow them on Instagram and Facebook.

See you there, San Diego!

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 22, 2023 8:30 am
  • End Date
    October 22, 2023 5:30 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Venue
    • Bates Nut Farm
  • Address
    15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082
  • More Info
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