Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family. Come out and enjoy the many activities for kids of all ages. The Pumpkin Patch is located just behind the train station and admission is FREE. Please note that a gate entrance fee will be charged by the County of Orange for each vehicle that enters Irvine Regional Park.
Please visit us during the week to avoid weekend crowds and closures.
We suggest that you plan to arrive early in the morning to help avoid park entrance and parking delays.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK (weather permitting)
September 17 – October 31, 2022
Weekdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
ENTRANCE TO THE PUMPKIN PATCH IS FREE
Activity tickets are $6.00 each
Book of 15 tickets are $80.00 ($10.00 savings)
IRVINE REGIONAL PARK ENTRANCE FEE
Weekdays $3.00 per vehicle
Weekends $5.00 per vehicle
Holidays $7.00 per vehicle
Please see Event Parking for details
The Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Starting at 9:00 am
Join us on Saturday, September 24th, 2022 to see if pumpkin growers have what it takes to win a prize for growing the largest pumpkins. $6,700 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
On this day only, we will have a lot of giant pumpkins. All Pumpkin Patch activities will be open and can be enjoyed by all visitors.
For detailed information, please click here.
Pumpkin Patch Tickets
$6 Per Ticket - or - $80 Book of 15 Tickets ($10 Savings)
We also offer Free Activities
for all Pumpkin Patch visitors
Pumpkin Patch FAQs
Yes, entrance into the Pumpkin Patch is free. Prices for activities vary; activity tickets may be purchased in person at the train station. The County of Orange charges a park entrance fee. Parking is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays, $5.00 per vehicle on weekends and $7.00 per vehicle on holidays.
The Pumpkin Patch does not sell out. However, please be advised that Irvine Regional Park is extremely busy during this time of the year and the park may close until parking again becomes available.
If the parking lot is full, the County of Orange will close the front gate and will not permit any additional cars to enter.
Yes. Please check this page for hours.
If Irvine Regional Park parking is full, the County of Orange will close the front gate and will not permit any additional cars to enter.
The best way to avoid Pumpkin Patch crowds is to visit early in the season OR early in the morning the closer the date to Halloween. This will help prevent long park entrance lines and crowds at the event.
No. Dogs are not allowed inside of the Pumpkin Patch.
Dogs are, however, allowed in other areas of Irvine Regional Park and must be kept on a 6′ leash.
The cost of pumpkins varies. As you enter the Pumpkin Patch, there are stands with pumpkins and prices to view before and during your purchase.
No. Private parties are not allowed inside of the Pumpkin Patch.
For private parties, other locations inside of the park are available on a first come, first served basis.
Picnic benches around the train station are reserved for visitors who purchase food from the snack bar.
Yes. There is a full-service snack bar located at the train station. There are seasonal snacks available for sale inside of the Pumpkin Patch.
No. Professional and/or staged photography and/or videography is prohibited inside of the Pumpkin Patch.
Other activities At the park
while you’re here