Pumpkin Patch Adventures in Prince George: Where to Find Fall Fun

by Bailey Bouwman

As autumn arrives and the leaves start to change, the search for pumpkin patches in Prince George begins.

While the northern climate poses challenges for pumpkin growth, there are still opportunities for families to enjoy the fall spirit. In this blog post, we'll explore some local pumpkin patch options and other seasonal activities for families to embrace the autumn vibes - don't forget a cozy pair of wool boots for the complete fall-vibes look. 

1. Hunniford Gardens Harvest Days Pumpkin Patch
Date: October 6, 2023

Hunniford Gardens welcomes you to their second annual Pumpkin Patch event. Don your best costumes and explore the decorated areas for great photo ops. Wander through the spooky forest, grab a delicious bite to eat, and enjoy an all-ages, family-friendly outing. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can even get complimentary face paint from Mandy at MP Make-up Artistry.

Don't miss the chance to win best costume prizes and savor the fun! Need a quick costume idea? Visit our Sarah's Silk collection for a beautiful pair of fairy wings. 

2. Abel & Embers 4th Annual Pumpkin Patch
Date: October 5, 2023

Experience a pumpkin-filled day at Abel & Embers' annual Pumpkin Patch event. Revel in free admission and indulge in a hayride, delightful food and drinks, and cash sales. Discover a variety of pumpkins, including some new specialty ones. While you're there, you can also purchase other vegetables and enjoy quality time with family and friends.

3. Prince George Farmers Market Stay tuned to the Prince George Farmers Market for potential pumpkin-related events. The market might just surprise you with fall-themed festivities that celebrate local produce and community spirit - bring your wagon because you'll need an extra hand or two. 

4. Northern Lights Winery Pumpkin Walk Watch for the possibility of Northern Lights Winery's Pumpkin Walk returning for its sixth year. This enchanting event creates a mesmerizing display of pumpkins and autumnal ambiance. 

5. Cariboo's Corn Maze in Quesnel

While not within Prince George, Cariboo's Corn Maze in nearby Quesnel offers a delightful corn maze experience for families. Navigate through the maze, meet farm animals, and enjoy the rural setting. You'll want rain gear because it can be a muddy place if it's been raining.

As you prepare for fall and search for seasonal activities, these pumpkin patches and events in and around Prince George offer a blend of autumn excitement and family bonding. Some of these adventures will happen with a chill in the air, so be sure to dress your toddler accordingly.Whether it's exploring decorated areas, hunting for the perfect pumpkin, or enjoying delicious treats, there's something for everyone to cherish this fall season.

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