Where to get your pumpkins
10/01/2012 1:40 PM
10/03/2012 10:55 AM
Address: 3010 S. Bowen Road, Arlington
Dates: Opens Oct. 13
Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; noon-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays
Contact: 817-469-8704 or www.gnismer.com
Details: Gnismer planted 2 acres of orange and white pumpkins of all sizes, which visitors can pick. Other seasonal vegetables also will be available for purchase. Credit cards accepted.
Address: 4160 Keller-Hicks Road, Keller
Dates: Oct. 2-30
Hours: 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays
Contact: 817-966-0482 or homestead-farms.net
Details: This working farm will offer pumpkins grown in North and East Texas, as well as $1 hayrides. Goats, chicken and turkey will be on site. Credit cards accepted.
Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch
Address: 5100 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound
Dates: Oct. 1-31
Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Contact: 817-966-0482 or flowermoundpumpkinpatch.com
Details: Visitors can ride a pumpkin patch train, jump in a bounce house or take a spin on a hayride. Admission and all activities are free, but parking costs $5. Visa and MasterCard accepted.
Pumpkin Village Pumpkin Patch
Address: 4908 Cross Timbers, Flower Mound
Dates: Oct. 1-31
Hours: 9 a.m.-dark
Contact: 214-498-8300 or flowermoundpumpkinvillage.com
Details: Patch offers hay rides, pony rides, a barrel train, carousel swing and punkin chunkin. Admission and parking are free, but some activities cost money.
Pumpkin Patch at Big Tex Stone
Address: 5820 Old Hemphill Road, Fort Worth
Dates: Oct. 5-first weekend of November
Hours: 1-8 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays
Contact: 817-293-4477 or bigtexstone.com
Details: The patch features pumpkins already gathered from a field, a bounce house and photo opportunities. Admission is $1 and will benefit North Texas Food Bank. Visa and Mastercard accepted.
Pumpkin Patch at First Christian Church Arlington
Address: 910 S. Collins St., Arlington
Dates: Oct. 7-31
Hours: 11 a.m.-dusk
Contact: 817-277-2634 or fcc-arlington.org
Details: Pumpkins already gathered from a field range from 50 cents to $30, and stations around the patch offer fun photo opportunities. A fall festival is scheduled for Oct. 27. Cash or check only.
Hall’s Pumpkin Farm
Address: 3420 Hall-Johnson Road
Dates: Through Oct. 31
Hours: 3-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 3-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 1-8 p.m. Sunday
Contact: 817-991-1052 or hallspumpkinfarm.net
Details: This cattle farm planted a quarter-acre of pie pumpkins, and thousands of other varieties are shipped in from West Texas and New Mexico. Hayrides are $2, and entrance to the corn maze is $5. Cash or check only.
St. John the Apostle Pumpkin Patch
Address: 5450 Mansfield Road, Arlington
Dates: Oct. 1-31
Hours: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Contact: 817-468-8484 or sjaumc.org
Details: Already-gathered pumpkins, a barn and stands for photo opportunities are available. A family festival is Oct. 20. Cash and check only.
Address: 1004 W. Bethesda Road, Cleburne
Dates: Family Pumpkin Days on Saturdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 and Nov. 3
Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact: 817-295-6772 or mainstayfarm.com
Details: Festival admission is $11 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under, $9 for seniors 65 and older, and free for children 2 and under. Several varieties of pumpkins will be for sale, and hayrides, mazes and train rides are featured. Cash, checks, MasterCard and Visa accepted.
Cowtown Farmers Market
Address: 3821 Southwest Blvd. (traffic circle), Fort Worth
Open: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays
Details: Pumpkins grown within 150 miles of Fort Worth are available for purchase now through October.
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