LIST: Pick your perfect pumpkin at these local pumpkin patches

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Spooky season is upon us and you know what that means? Pumpkin patches are back for the 2021 year. Also included in the list below, trunk-or-treats, haunted houses, and other Halloween-time events.

See the list below and check back often for updates.

PUMPKIN PATCHES

Jefferson Parish

  • St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
    • 3412 Haring Road, Metairie, LA
    • Monday through Friday noon to 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Open every day until Halloween, October 31st
    • The church will be selling pumpkins, carving kits, and baked goods for this annual fundraiser.
  • St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Pumpkin Patch
    • 2216 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA
    • Open through Halloween
    • Monday to Friday 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • St. James Parish Pumpkin Patch
    • Limited to one weekend due to Hurricane Ida damage
    • Thursday, October 21 to Sunday, October 24
    • St. James Parish Welcome Center Pavillion

Orleans Parish

  • First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans
    • 5401 S. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA
    • Open Monday through Friday 3 pm to dusk
    • Saturdays from 10 am to dusk and Sundays from 1pm to dusk
    • October 9th to October 30th or until the pumpkins run out.
    • Payment: Cash only
  • NOLA Craft Culture Glitter Pumpkin Patch
    • 127 S. Solomon St., New Orleans LA 70119
    • October 16-31
    • Saturdays & Sundays, 10 am-6 pm
    • Free admission
  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
    • 1031 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118
    • October 2-31
    • Free admission
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
    • 6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124
    • October 9-31
    • Monday-Friday, 3-6 pm, Saturday, 10 am-6 pm, Sunday, 10 am-5 pm
    • Free admission

St. Tammany Parish

  • St. Peter Catholic Church Pumpkin Patch
    • 125 East 19th Ave., Covington, LA 70433
    • Open daily through Halloween from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jim’s Trees Pumpkin Patch
    • 2123 Florida St, Mandeville, LA 70448
    • Until the pumpkins run out
    • Sunday-Thursday, 11 am-6 pm, Friday and Saturday, 9 am-7 pm
    • Free admission
  • St. Luke The Evangelist Catholic Church
    • 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell, LA 70461
    • October 9-31, 9 am-dark
    • Free admission
  • Terrabella Village Pumpkins In The Park
    • 111 Terra Bella Blvd., Covington, LA 70433
    • October 23
    • Free admission
  • Kids Halloween Theme Bingo Night
    • SYBA Gym, 3158 Rama Drive, Slidell
    • October 22, 6-10 pm
    • Come in your favorite costume & enjoy a night of bingo games & fun
    • $35 includes: 10 rounds of bingo w/ prizes, costume contest, face painting, food, snacks, and prizes
    • Sibling discount available. Pre-registration is highly suggested.

Tangipahoa Parish

  • Brushy Branch Christmas Tree Farm
    • 51211 Narretto Road, Loranger, LA 70446
    • October 2-31
    • Weekends only, 9:30 am-5 pm
    • $10/adults, free for children two and under
  • Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch
    • 11215 Lees Lane, Hammond, LA 70401
    • September 26-November 8
    • $8/child, cash only

East Feliciana Parish

  • Barn Hill Preserve Pumpkin Patch
    • 11342 Highway 955 E., Ethel LA 70730
    • October 2-November 21
    • Saturdays & Sundays
    • $16/person

OTHER SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Dat Dog 6th Annual Barktoberfest
    • Sunday October 17,2021
    • Dog costume contest at 2 p.m.
    • Participants must make a donation if they want their dog to show off their costume for the crowd.
    •  Courtyard on Magazine Street.
    •  All-day Pet Supply Donation Drive to help Zeus’ Rescues gather much needed items like collars, leashes, and bedding. 
  • Lafreniere Park Trunk or Treat
    • Friday, October 29, 2021
    • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Lafreniere Park – North Mall Parking Lot between the Copeland Meadow and Mall Island
    • Tickets are $5.00 per child 12 and under
    • Food trucks will be on-site with refreshments available for purchase
  • Louisiana Children’s Museum Halloweekend Event
    • Friday, October 29th through Sunday, October 31st  
    • 11:30 a.m. until 4:40 p.m.
    • Louisiana Children’s Museum, 15 Henry Thomas Drive in New Orleans City Park
    •  This event is complimentary for LCM Members and included in general admission ticket.
    • Reserve your advance timed-entry tickets at lcm.org.
    • Check out the LCM website for the Museum’s current COVID policies on vaccinations and mask-wearing.
  • BOO-rree BBQ Bash
    • Saturday, October 30, 2021
    • Food will be available for purchase
    • 1 pm – 4 pm: Kids Party
      • $10 per child, includes a pumpkin for decorating and balloons
      • Costume contest, pumpkin crafts, and more
      • 1:00 pm: Mr. Ed’s Music Box (Children’s Music)
    • 6 pm – 10 pm: Adults Party
      • Adult costume contest
      • 6 pm: Taylor and the Brudduhz (Island)
      • 8 pm: Cast Iron Cactus (Americana)
  • St. Bernard Redfish Festival Trunk or Treat
    • October 31, 2021
    • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Sigur Civic Center
  • Ghouls’ Night Out
    • Saturday, October 30
    • L’Auberge Casino – Baton Rouge
    • Tickets are $10 or free with a mychoice card. Purchase here.
    • Performances by the Molly Ringwalds. The show is general admission and standing room only
    • Must be 21 to enter
  • Hosanna’s Annual Trunk or Treat
    • Hosanna Lutheran Church
    • 2480 U.S. Hwy 190, Mandeville, LA 70448
    • October 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Peek-a-Boo at the Zoo Presented by Chick-fil-A New Orleans
    • Audubon Zoo
    • October 20-24, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Wear a costume and partake in the festivities, including trick-or-treat stations located throughout the Zoo on Saturday and Sunday
    • Complimentary for Audubon Members – reserve tickets online in advance
    • Included in general Zoo admission as Halloween lagniappe – No additional fee – All guests MUST purchase tickets in advance online for a specific date and entry time
  • Coquille Barks: Halloweenie
    • Coquille Parks & Recreation/Recreation District 14 – Grove Area
    • October 23, 10 am-1 pm
    • The 2nd annual Coquille Barks event’s theme is “Halloweenie,” so make sure to dress up your furry friend and bring them out to have some fun
    • Free admission
  • Aetna Presents Drive Thru Trick-Or-Treating with ASGNO
    • Belle Chasse Elementary, 539 F. Edward Herbert Blvd., Belle Chasse
    • October 23, 10 am-1 pm
    • Free event
    • Participants will remain in their vehicles and drive through the trick-or-treat path to collect treats from booth partners. They will provide both edible candy treats as well as inedible options for participants with dietary restrictions.
    • GM Photography & Graphics will be set up at the end of the trick-or-treat path to take free family Halloween pictures
  • Boo Carré Halloween Haunt
    • Dutch Alley, French Market District
    • October 23, 10 am-4:30 pm
    • The day will feature trick-or-treating, live music, and kid’s activities! Costumes recommended for kid’s and highly encouraged for everyone else! frenchmarket.org. Free and open to the public.
  • A Baldwin Trunk or Treat – The Black Cat
    • Baldwin Motors
    • October 23, 11 am-3 pm
    • This is a family and pet-friendly function will benefit Big Sky Ranch and is themed “Black Cat” because sadly these are one of the least likely colors to be adopted.
    • There will be trick or treating, pet adoption, food, music, picture station, games, costume & trunk decorating contests, and more!
  • Nightmare On Columbia Stroll, Costume Contest, & Concert
    • Downtown Covington
    • October 23, 5-9:30 pm
    • Stroll downtown Covington while enjoying craft cocktails and craft beer samples. End the night with a free public concert at the Covington Trailhead. gocovington.org. $30/person.
  • Krewe of Boo Parade
    • Saturday, October 23
    • Parade rolls at 6:30 p.m.
    • Featuring floats of world-renowned Kern Studios, the parade’s beautifully horrific props and sculptures combine the magnitude of Mardi Gras with the macabre theatrics of All Hallow’s Eve.
  • Trunks and Treats at Holy Trinity
    • Holy Trinity Lutheran Ministries
    • October 30, 3-6 pm
    • Wear your favorite costume, enjoy some yummy treats, fun games, and sign up to host a trunk! For more details contact, Kellye Crouch at kids@htlministries.org. facebook.com/events/110686461262419

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