The Tucson area is a perfect place to experience the fall season. With the city’s loving relationship with local farms, it’s only natural to expect a few well-loved pumpkin patches to bring the season into full swing. You can find those spots around the Tucson area, spread wide to make use of the large amounts of land within and surrounding Oro Valley! If ever there were a place to find quality pumpkins growing near Tucson, these three places are what you need!
Brian and Kelly’s Pumpkins And Trees
5028 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Tucson’s most established Christmas tree store also provides a pumpkin patch in the fall season, letting families take their pick of the small and large — from the mini pumpkins all the way to the jumbo ones. You can also take on a lot of other decorative fall foods, like enormous hanging bunches of chiles or ears of colorful corn. Preparing for autumn has never been this easy or this beautiful! Brian and Kelly’s knows exactly what people want out of their local pumpkin patch.
Marana Pumpkin Patch / Marana Christmas Express
14950 N Trico Rd, Marana, AZ 85653
Early in the season, you’ll see Marana Pumpkin Patch putting on the Sunflower Festival, and during that time you can sign up to pick some of these gorgeous plants for yourself or get some nice photos to remember the occasion! If you’re here for the pumpkins, you can pick them up from the barn during this festival, with the last day being the 7th. After that, the pumpkin patch itself opens up to all who are interested in perusing 50 acres’ worth of homegrown round squashes to bring home. Depending on the day, pay anywhere from $18 to $21 for entry, which includes fun at the famous corn maze and rides like the Cyclone Swing or the Corn Flyer. Your kiddos can also drive some mini tractors and mini diggers, pet farm animals, and watch the pig races! Whatever you and the fam might want to do for fall, you can do it here at Marana Pumpkin Patch — including paying extra to get a zipline or pony ride!
Arizona Pumpkin Patch — Tucson Pumpkins Patch
1825 E Fort Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719
A great spot for pictures with friends, family, and pets alike, The Tucson Pumpkins Patch on Fort Lowell Road is known for the freshest selections of corn stalks, pumpkins, and other crops. Bring your leashed pup and your kiddos from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. any day of the week to get your favorite dried corn stalk decorations, pumpkins, hay bales, and other fall staples! The workers here are friendly and attentive, and you can make the most of your visit by getting some very picturesque photos of yourself and your family around all the autumn squash. Visit their website to learn different techniques for pumpkin carving or even to discover the different types of pumpkins you can choose from!