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Irvine Park Railroad’s 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch + Giveaway

Irvine Park Railroad’s 12th annual Pumpkin Patch is fun for the entire family. Children and adults are invited to the Pumpkin Patch which is open daily at 10:00 am, beginning September 16th through October 31st. Irvine Park Railroad is located inside of Irvine Regional Park in the foothills of Orange, California.

The Pumpkin Patch is located in Locomotive Loop and Miner’s Meadow just behind the train station. Thousands of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, fill the areas behind the train station. All visitors are sure to find the perfect pumpkin.

Pumpkin Patch activities include: 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, great food, and a lot more.

Irvine Park Railroad’s 2nd annual “Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off” will take place on Saturday, September 23rd starting at 11:00 am. Come see if pumpkin growers have what it takes to grow the biggest pumpkin. Cash prizes will be awarded. KTLA Channel 5 weatherman Henry DiCarlo will host this event and a live band will play on this day only from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Admission into the Pumpkin Patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary; please visit for additional information and costs.

The Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch is open daily from
September 16th through October 31st
Weekdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The parking fee for Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays and $5.00 per vehicle on weekends.

Important parking information: As Halloween nears, we encourage visitors to plan to arrive early to help avoid crowds, particularly on the weekend.

Visit Irvine Regional Park’s other activities including Wheel Fun Rentals® at Irvine Park — fun and unique bike rentals that can be enjoyed by single riders or an entire family — paddle boat rentals, the Orange County Zoo and pony rides. Bike and paddle boat rentals are open daily at 10:00 am. Visit for full details including hours of operation and costs.

GIVEAWAY!! We are thrilled to offer on OC Mom Blog reader the giveaway package featured below. Enter to win by leaving a comment on our Facebook post or in the comments below. We will pick one random winner on September 11th. Good Luck!

Prize Package:
8 Tickets
1 Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Double Surrey Bike Rental
1 Paddle boat rental
The value of this prize is $90.00.

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  1. I’m so excited my children have great memories of Irvine Park just like I have from when I was a kid. We would live to win the prize package!

  2. Love Irvine park! This looks like so much fun!

  3. We woupd love to win and be able to experience this.

  4. How exciting! My kids love it!

  5. My kidswould love to see this!

  6. Our all time favorite fall time activity!!!!!

  7. Will be in CA visiting family for these months, can’t wait to take my twins to this!!

  8. that would be so fun!

  9. So thankful for this blog and amazing events like this!

  10. What an amazing event and blog!

  11. My daughter was just a newborn last year, so couldn’t really enjoy Halloween festivities. I’d love to invite all the grandparents to join us for this outing.

  12. Can’t wait to take my son this year!

  13. I would love to win these tickets. Thank you for the chance!

  14. This is a tradition we have done every year since my children were just toddlers 😍

  15. I would love to win!

  16. Love Irvine Park Railroads-so many great options and activities-all in one great place! Can’t wait to get to the pumpkin patch!

  17. We want to go back and experience the pumpkin patch! We can’t wait!!

  18. Heavenly place in OC. ❤️🎃

  19. We love Irvine Park! Thanks for the opportunity! 🙂

  20. I have been taking my kids for 5 years. We look forward to it each year. Halloween is my favorite “holiday” and I love sharing it with my boys!

  21. We look forward to this event every year. Great photo opportunities!!!! Would love the opportunity to save a little one when we do go for the new baby on the way😁

  22. I would live to take my boys with autism here and ride the train! They LOVE trains 😍

  23. Our tradition every year… we all love it!!

  24. Would love to expierence with my little boy and family please pick us 🙂

  25. Love love love this place! We’ve never been for the pumpkin 🎃 patch and would love to check it out this year. Happy Halloween 👻 everyone!!

  26. I would love to take my family here for this fun filled event. My kids would absolutely luv it ! Been wanting to take them the past few years but somehow it hasn’t been possible. Thank u for consideration 😉

  27. Love this time of year! Time to get my pumpkin fix! 🎃🎃🎃

  28. Can’t wait to bring my nieces!!

  29. Now it feels more like fall with this post from OC MOM BLOG!

    Question: Whats the 8 Tickets in the prize for?

  30. Looking forward to checking it out this time around since our son is a little older and will have a much better time.

  31. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Irvine Park, especially in the Fall! Can’t wait to take my kiddos💛

  32. Love the Irvine Park Railroad pumpkin patch!!

  33. I would love to win this. We have never been and don’t have the extra expenses due to a new baby. Thank you for the chance ❤️

  34. we love the train ride here. so fun!

  35. We can’t wait!! 🎃🎃🎃

  36. I would like to take my 3 kids. I don’t start working until November so I can’t afford to take them before..

  37. Our absolute favorite activity of the year!!!

  38. 2 of my 3 grandkids live with me now. I am so excited to have found this. Look forward to taking all 3 of them

  39. Can’t wait to visit this year!

  40. this is always great fun! can;t wait

  41. our kids age 2 and 8 love the Irvine park pumpkin patch!! Its one of the best pumpkin patches ever!! we love to dress up and take family pics 🙂

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