It’s the orangey-est time of year! Time to head to the patch and get to thumpin’. Yes, it’s time to pick-a-punkin! Here’s a round-up of some pumpkin patches in District 6 as well as a few that are just a hop, skip, and a jump away.
Listed on many “best of” lists is the Anderson Terrace Pumpkin Patch. It’s open seven days a week with plenty of activities for the whole family. Paint a pumpkin! Take pictures with your kids and dogs! Admission goes toward purchases.
Also on Anderson Mill Road, the youth of Bethany United Methodist Church are selling pumpkins of all sizes including pie pumpkins. All proceeds go to the Bethany Student Ministry for events, retreats, choir tour, and related activities.
King of Kings Lutheran Church in Round Rock has a pumpkin patch with a wide variety of pumpkins to choose from. They are open daily, weather permitting. The church is throwing a fall festival on October 26 that includes a Trunk or Treat as well as local vendors.
Also in Round Rock, St. Richard’s Episcopal Church’s pumpkin patch is open all month and draws thousands of people to their Great Pumpkin Festival – on October 20. The festival includes live music, food trucks, bounce houses, and more.
Austin darling, Pioneer Farms, hosts Dark Harvest Halloween every weekend up until and including Halloween night. The Dark Harvest includes pumpkin carving, live music, haunted trails, and so much more. Don’t be afraid of the Dark; the Harvest is family friendly. Tickets are available on their website.