With fall nearly upon us, it’s time to get excited about all things spooky season – which includes a trip or two to your local pumpkin patch. And fortunately for Vancouver residents, there are plenty of U-pick options out there, and they’re soon opening for the 2023 season. So with that in mind, here are 7 amazing pumpkin patches to check out in Metro Vancouver this year.

Southlands Heritage Farm

We have to start this list with one of our favourite local spots, situated right here in the city: Southlands Heritage Farm. This adorable farm makes pumpkin picking easy and accessible, and they’ve got plenty of options when it comes to different varieties of U-Pick pumpkins to choose from.

When: Friday to Sunday from October 6th to October 29th
Where: 6767 Balaclava Street
Cost: $14.29

Richmond Country Farms Pumpkin Patch

Here’s another spot that’s still close to home. Richmond Country Farm takes picking pumpkins to the next level with live music and costumed characters. So if you want the full fall deal, be sure to check them out starting October 1st! Each ticket includes entry, a wagon ride, and 1 pumpkin. The farm is open from 9 am to 4 pm on weekdays, and from 10 am to 4:30 pm on weekends.

When: Opening Saturday, September 30th
Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond
Cost: $15 to $18 per person

Maan Farms


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Open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Maan Farms has a slew of exciting events happening during their fall 2023 season. From a Forest Pumpkin Patch to its beloved corn maze and a climbable tire structure, there are plenty of fun activities to choose from. And in terms of eats, visitors can expect everything from pumpkin-spiced ice cream to pumpkin scones with spiced glaze.

When: September 16th to October 31st
Where: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford
Cost: $21 for fall at the farm, $16 for U-Pick 

Aldor Acres Family Farm


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We love this spot because they have 80 acres of farmland for you to experience. And this year, you can either walk through or drive-thru to select your perfect pumpkin. Either way, you’re guaranteed to snag some beautiful pumpkins. Enjoy a hayride around the farm, visit the farm animals, and indulge in BBQ on the weekends.

When: September 23rd to October 31st
Where: 24990 84th Avenue, Langley
Cost: $15 for GA, $65 for Family Day Pass

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Chilliwack Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch at Greendale Acres


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With a 25th-anniversary corn maze, a corn train, and over 15 varieties of pumpkins to choose from – it’s definitely worth it to check out Greendale Acres this time of year. They’re open every day starting October 1st, and admission is $16-$18 depending on whether you purchase tickets ahead of time online or at the door.

When: October 1st to 31st
Where: 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack
Cost: $16-$18

Port Kells Nurseries 

From ornamental pumpkins to carving pumpkins, to ones that make for the best pies – Port Kells in Surrey has them all. Visitors can choose from thousands of hand-grown pumpkins of all sizes and colours this season, and admission is free to the pumpkin patch!

When: October 1st to 31st
Where: 18730 88th Avenue, Surrey
Cost: Free admission

Willow View Farms


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And finally, if you want a huge variety head to Willow View. Because they have over 50 varieties of pumpkins to choose from, including giant pumpkins. So if you want to go really big this year, do it here. The farm is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sundays.

Note that this farm is not pet-friendly.

When: Open until October 31st
Where: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford

And that’s our roundup of some of the best pumpkin patches around Vancouver. We hope you’re inspired to get out there and pick some pumpkins in the next couple of weeks.