Are you looking for a really great pumpkin patch this Halloween? These are some great pumpkin patches in town:
The Las Vegas Farmers Market
This market not only houses the city’s best produce, but they can now provide you with the perfect pumpkin! There are three locations:
- 10401 Gardens Park Drive is open Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m.
- 1600 N. Rampart Blvd. at Bruce Tent Park is open Wednesdays 4 to 8 p.m.
- 9100 Tule Spring Rd is open the First and Third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Special event: Pumpkin Fest will be held October 15, 2011 at Gardens Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Summerlin residents. Don’t miss this one! Not only can you purchase pumpkins at the pumpkin patch, but there will be wristbands available for purchase to use for their hay maze, petting zoo, bounce houses, and costume parade. Proof of residency is required.
With a great country atmosphere, you can pick from the pumpkin patch in a relaxed setting. For $20 a family, you can get a pumpkin, get a free hayride, climb the hay pyramid, and get your photo taken! Located at 8982 Dean Martin Drive, this pumpkin patch is open Monday through Friday 4 to 8 p.m., and 2 to 8 p.m. on the weekends. Children will love interacting with the animals on the ranch at this popular pumpkin patch. There are goats, chickens, and even horses that they are more than welcome to feed. Be sure to bring some crackers and carrots!
Pumpkin Patch at Galleria
This pumpkin patch is located outside the Galleria Mall at 601 Mall Ring Circle in Henderson. They are open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., so they are a perfect choice for families with chaotic schedules. This pumpkin patch also has rides to entertain your little ones for a day of family fun!
This large orchard is home to one of the largest pumpkin patches in the Las Vegas area every year. Located at 7810 North Tenaya Way, they are open Tuesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to noon. They also have extended hours in October on Saturdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This examiner hopes you find the perfect pumpkin at one of these great pumpkin patches! Have a happy Halloween!