By: Jessie Chrobocinski
With so many pumpkin patches around the Coastal Bend, it’s hard to keep track of them all. From Grace United Methodist Church to St. John’s United Methodist Church and Asbury United Methodist Church, these are just a few patches now open until Halloween.
Portland First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Get your pumpkins from Portland’s First United Methodist Church and enjoy special event programming. This Saturday makes for a fun and busy day at the Portland Pumpkin Patch. Open for photos and sales from 8 am-9 pm, come out and enjoy pet picture day, a pumpkin carving bash, and live music from The East & The Crow, followed by a movie night showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” Admission to the patch is free. Proceeds of pumpkin purchases benefit the Build-A-Home Ministry. 4545 Wildcat Dr.
Rockin’ K Farms Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
Looking for the perfect pumpkin photo op? Rockin’ K Farms has you covered with a pumpkin barn and house! Open through November 8, every Saturday from 11 am-9 pm and Sunday until 5 pm, these fall fields feature everything from train rides and corn mazes to campfires and pumpkin smashing. Don’t forget to stay for the fireworks show this Saturday at 8:15 pm. 5385 County Road 52
Grace United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Grab your pumpkins before they’re gone at the Grace UMC Pumpkin Patch. Open from Monday-Saturday during 9:30 am-6:30 pm and Sunday from 12:30 pm-6:30 pm, this unique patch features pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for purchase! 14521 Northwest Blvd.
St. Peter’s by the Sea Pumpkin Patch
Head over to St. Peter’s by the Sea’s Pumpkin Patch filled with pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, and colors! With pumpkins starting at just $1, there are plenty of options to choose from. The patch is open until October 31 every Monday through Saturday 10 am to dark and every Sunday from noon to dark. 1541 Waldron Rd.
Asbury United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Bring the family to take photos at Asbury UMC’s Pumpkin “Picture Patch.” This annual pumpkin patch features thousands of pumpkins to create the best photo op backgrounds. Choose one or choose them all when taking your seasonal photos. Then, pick your favorites and bring them home for a carving party! The patch is open every day of the week from 4-7 pm. 7501 S. Staples St.
St. John’s United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Craft and paint a pumpkin this Saturday from 1-2 pm at St. John’s UMC Pumpkin Patch. For $2, children ages five and older can participate in the painting fun with donut-themed pumpkins. Additional pumpkins are available for purchase every day of the week from noon to 7 pm and from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturdays. 5300 S Alameda St.