Halloween is almost upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about carving those pumpkins! Vancouver has tons of pumpkin patches where you and your family can pick out the best pumpkins for carving. Here is where you can find pumpkins in the 604.
Where to Get a Pumpkin in metro Vancouver
Aldor Acres Dairy Centre (Langley) – This farm is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm until October 31st, so you can grab your pumpkin at anytime. Admission is $8 a person, and pumpkins cost from $1 to $15. It’s located at 8301 252 Street in Langley.
Southlands Farm (Vancouver) – The pumpkin patch at this farm is open from 9:00am to 6:00pm on weekdays, and 10:00am to 5:00pm on the weekend. Admission is by donation, and pumpkins cost $7 each. They’re open until the end of the month. Southlands Farm is located at 6767 Balaclava Street at West 51st Street in Vancouver.
Westham Island Herb Farm (Delta) – This pumpkin patch is open until the 31st. Stop by anytime between 9:00am and 5:00pm to pick out the perfect pumpkin. They cost approximately $.35 per pound. It’s located at 4690 Kirkland Road in Delta.
Laity Pumpkin Patch (Maple Ridge) – You’ll be able to find the perfect pumpkin at this farm! Come by from 1:30pm to 5:00pm on weekdays, and 9:30am to 5:00pm on weekends. Admission is $5 for everyone 5 years and older. Walk through 18 acres to find the pumpkin for you. The pumpkin patch is located at 21145 128th Avenue in Maple Ridge.
Richmond Country Farms (Richmond) – The pumpkin patch here is open everyday from 9:00am to 1:30pm on weekdays and tickets cost $8. They’re open10:00am to 4:30pm on weekends, and tickets cost $12. The ticket price includes a live band, a wagon ride, a pumpkin, and a visit to the animal farm, so bring the whole family down! It’s located at 12900 Steveston Hwy in Richmond.
Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch (Surrey) – If you choose your pumpkin here, you know you’re getting one of the best. They’re open every weekend from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Admission is just $4, and pumpkins are sold by size from $1. This is a place you’ll want to bring the whole family. Included in the ticket price is a wagon ride, a corn maze, petting zoos, and face painting. It’s located at 18507 20th Avenue in Surrey.
If you don’t have time to go out to a farm, grocery stores all over Vancouver also sell pumpkins. Check out Save on Foods, Fresh St. Market, Whole Foods, or MarketPlace IGA for all your pumpkin needs.
Where are you getting your pumpkin this year? Let us know in the comments!
Where to Get a Pumpkin in the 604 guide by Anna Ward
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