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The Pumpkin Patch will open at 10:00 am weekdays through Halloween and 9:00 am on weekends. Please read this important parking information about potential weekend parking delays. Please plan to arrive early on weekends to help avoid parking delays and crowds.


Important Pumpkin Patch Parking Message - Click Here to Read



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.



Pumpkin Patch Dates Saturday, September 20th - Friday, October 31st.
Pumpkin Patch Hours The Pumpkin Patch is open 7 days at week at 10:00 am (weather permitting).
Activity Tickets The cost to enter the Pumpkin Patch is free.

Activity tickets are $5.00 each or buy a book of 15 tickets for $60.00 ($15.00 savings).
School and Pumpkin Patch Tours We offer school and Pumpkin Patch tours. Call Irvine Park Railroad at (714) 997-3968 for prices and more information.
Photo Gallery For photos of last year's Pumpkin Patch, visit our photo gallery.
Coloring Page Children can download and color a Halloween coloring page -- bring it to Irvine Park Railroad and receive a small giveaway!
Parking Information For important Pumpkin Patch parking information, please visit and read this page
Wheel Fun Rentals® Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park Bike and Paddle Boat Rentals are open daily at 10:00 am. Click here for bike and paddle boat rental coupons.
Coupons Visit the coupon page for Pumpkin Patch, OC Zoo, bike rental, and other coupons.
Professional Photography Professional and/or commercial photography and/or videography is strictly prohibited.

 

Click on the video below to see all of the Pumpkin Patch fun! 




   

Pick your perfect pumpkin

Pick Your Perfect Pumpkin

Pumpkin prices are based on size.

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm




Take as much time as you'd like to find the perfect pumpkin. The Pumpkin Patch, located in Locomotive Loop just behind the train station, is filled with thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes. The cost of the pumpkins is based on size. The Pumpkin Patch is complete with Halloween décor and a farm house feel... and, makes an ideal setting for taking pictures. If you're looking for a fun Halloween event in Orange County... with hundreds of pumpkins, this is the Pumpkin Patch for you!

 

Pumpkin Train Rides Train Rides

1 ticket per person Children 12 months and younger ride FREE. 


Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm




This 12-minute train ride, a lot of fun for both children and adults, takes passengers on a scenic ride through beautiful Irvine Regional Park. You're sure to find the perfect pumpkin as the train circles Locomotive Loop and the Pumpkin Patch. Our Halloween activities are fun for all!
 

 

 

Hay Ride

Hay Ride

1 ticket per person ● Children 12 months and younger ride FREE.

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm




Come aboard our hay wagon pulled by a John Deere tractor for a 20-minute ride through Irvine Regional Park. As you sit on top of hay bales in the wagon, you'll be able to view some of the most beautiful park scenery in Orange County.
 

 

 

Pumpkin Patch Ring Toss

Pumpkin Ring Toss

1 ticket per person. 

For just one ticket, get three rings to test your skills at ringing a pumpkin stem. Every ticket wins a small prize. If you ring a pumpkin, win an inflatable!
 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
 

 

 

Tractor Racers

John Deere Tractor Racers 
1 ticket per child ● Children ages 5 – 8.
 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 


This attraction is great for any child up for the challenge of driving a motorized John Deere Tractor racer for 5 minutes around a safe and fun obstacle course. Younger siblings or friends can ride along in the passenger seat for an additional ticket! 
    

 

 

Bounce House

Halloween Bounce House Jumper
1 ticket per child for 10 minutes of jump time.


Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 


Children will have a blast as they jump for joy in the pumpkin bounce house. The pumpkin bounce house is one of the most popular Pumpkin Patch activities.

 

  

 

Pumpkin Patch Cookie Decorating

Cookie Decorating
1 ticket per person

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 


Children of all ages are sure to be imaginative and use frosting, sprinkles and other goodies to decorate a giant sugar cookie… a sweet Fall treat.

 

  

 

Carnival Games

Carnival Games

1 ticket per person.

 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 



With 1 ticket, children can try their luck at two carnival-style Halloween games. That's double the fun and every child wins a prize!

 

 

Face Painting

Face Painting
2 tickets per face painting.
 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am  - 4:00 pm



A skilled artist will turn visitor's faces into a creative work of art. Witches, pumpkins, ghosts and more... face painting is another favorite Halloween activity for the entire family.

 

 

Panning for Gold

Panning for Gold

2 tickets per person.

 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



Children will have 5 minutes to try and strike it rich just like a real 49'er! Be on the look out for claim jumpers that are looking to get rich the easy way. Panning for gold at Irvine Park Railroad is one of the most popular Halloween activities in Orange County!

 

Great Food

Great Food
Prices vary by item.

 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Enjoy all the favorites from hot dogs and hamburgers to snacks, sodas and ice cream. Plan on a picnic lunch inside of the Pumpkin Patch... there are plenty of shade-covered benches to enjoy a picnic. Cotton candy and freshly-popped popcorn are available weekends.

 

 

Haunted House

Haunted House
Free for all Pumpkin Patch visitors.

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



The spooky haunted house is not too spooky for even the youngest Pumpkin Patch visitors. 

 

 

Haystack

Giant Hay Maze
Free for all Pumpkin Patch visitors.

 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 5:00 pm 



Both children and adults are sure to have fun navigating through the giant hay maze. Bales of hay are stacked at different heights... and, you must use your intuition to work your way through the winding paths to get to the end of the maze. 
 
 

 

 

Pumpkin Picture Stands

Picture Stands

Free for all Pumpkin Patch visitors.

 

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



Create lasting memories by taking photos in the festive, fall picture stands.  Children and adults can pose together in a picture stand too!


 

Pumpkin Weigh Off

Guess The Weight of the Giant Pumpkin   

Free for all individuals who have an email address.

Guess the weight of the giant pumpkin and the winner will take the pumpkin home! In order to enter the contest, a valid email address must be provided. The winner will be notified by email.
 

 

Pony Rides

Pony Rides 

$5.00 per child. Irvine Park Railroad does not own or operate the pony rides. Irvine Park Railroad tickets are not valid for the pony rides. Pony ride tickets must be purchased at the pony ride ticket booth. Closed on Mondays.

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm



A visit to the Pumpkin Patch will be complete when your child saddles up to ride the walking or trotting ponys. The ponys, located next to the train station, are a lot of fun for children to ride. 

 

 

Orange County Zoo

The Orange County Zoo
$2.00 per person Children 2 years and younger enter FREE.


Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm



Visit the Orange County Zoo that over 100 animals native to Southern California call home. There is a petting zoo, too, an ideal activity for young children. The zoo is a 5-minute walk from the Pumpkin Patch.

 

Paddle Boats

Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Paddle Boats
Click here for paddle boat rental details $15.00 per half hour ● Open daily at 10:00 AM.

Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have fun taking the paddle boats onto the lake. Older children and adults can paddle at your leisure while enjoying the great lakeside scenery. The last boat goes out 1/2 hour before closing time.

 

Bikes

Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Bike Rentals
Click here for bike rental details and costs ● Open daily at 10:00 AM.

Open Daily: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Enjoy biking around beautiful Irvine Regional Park on our single surrey, double surrey, deuce coupe, chopper, quad sport or single rider bikes. The last bike goes out 1/2 hour before closing time.

 

 

Rules:

● There is no climbing on trees, fences, or hillsides.

● Children are not allowed to ride in the wheelbarrows or wagons.

● Private parties are not permitted in the Pumpkin Patch.

● Dogs are not permitted in or near the Pumpkin Patch. Dogs are, however, allowed in other areas of the park. Dogs must be on a leash at all times when inside of the park.

● Professional and/or commercial photography or videography is prohibited in the Pumpkin Patch. 

 

For Irvine Regional Park parking fees, click here.


All prices and information are subject to change without notice. 

 


 
 
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