Disclosure: I was invited to attend a special media day at Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own. 


Fall is upon us and that means it’s time for the Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch to open again! Located inside of Irvine Regional Park in the foothills of Orange, California, the Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch will open for the season beginning on September 19th at 10:00 a.m. Families are invited to visit the Pumpkin Patch through October 31st.

Irvine-Park-Railroad-Pumpkin-Patch-train-2015The Pumpkin Patch is located in Locomotive Loop and Miner’s Meadow just behind the train station, where thousands of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, will fill the meadow. You’ll be sure to find the perfect pumpkin!



  • train rides
  • hay rides
  • panning for gold
  • a child-friendly haunted house
  • a hay maze
  • a moon bounce
  • pumpkin ring toss
  • carnival games
  • cookie decorating
  • John Deere tractor racers
  • face painting
  • picture stands

Irvine-Park-Railroad-Pumpkin-Patch-face-painting-2015The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch is open daily from September 19th through October 31st. Hours  of operation are as follows:
Weekdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Irvine-Park-Railroad-Pumpkin-Patch-Hours-2015Admission into the Pumpkin Patch is free and prices for the activities vary. For additional information and pricing, click here. Irvine Park Railroad welcomes schools and groups. Please call (714) 997-3968 for school and group information.

Irvine-Park-Railroad-Pumpkin-Patch-cotton-candy-2015Don’t forget to visit Irvine Regional Park’s other activities while you’re there including the Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park, paddle boat rentals, the Orange County Zoo, and pony rides.


Irvine Park Railroad has generously given me a package of tickets to give away to one of my lucky readers. The package includes:

  • 4 Tickets (which can be used to ride the train OR participate in Pumpkin Patch activities)
  • 1 Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park bike rental (excludes the double surrey)
  • 1 Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park paddle boat rental

Enter in the Rafflecopter below. Good luck everyone and Happy Fall!

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20 Comments on The 10th Annual Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch Opens Sept. 19th!

  1. I go to Irvine Regional all the time and hope to go to the Pumpkin Patch this year with my 2.5 year old. I would love tickets!

  2. Fun! We’ve just moved to the area so it’s nice reading about all the great activities available. Can’t wait for trick or treating this year!

  3. I love Irvine Park! We have been to the pumpkin patch every year and can’t wait to go again this year. My kids are really looking forward to it.

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