It’s Halloween season once again, and that means it’s time to start planning your trip to a pumpkin patch.
Here’s our list of pumpkin patches across South Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast:
Plum Street Snoball’s Pumkin Patch at Lafreniere Park Oct 4 – 30
First Presbyterian Church Sept. 30 – until they run out
Montz Pumpkin Patch in Montz, La Oct. 1 – 31
First United Methodist Church
433 Erlanger Dr., Slidell
Open Sept. 30–Oct. 31 or until sold out
Mondays–Saturdays, 9 am–8 pm
Sundays, 12 pm–8 pm
Admission is free.
56186 Holden Circle, Amite, 985.284.0722
Open only Oct. 27, 10 am–3 pm
Activities include pumpkin picking, corn maize, a tunnel slide, jumping pillow, tractor swings, pioneer playhouses, a petting zoo, goat feeding, wagon rides, pony rides, and more. Admission is $10/person. Free for children 2 and under.
Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch
11215 Lee’s Ln., Hammond,
Open Sept. 25–Nov. 8, 9 am–5 pm
Admission is $7/child on weekdays and $8/child on weekends (newborn & up). Adults are free.
Pumpkins in the Park
TerraBella Village, 111 Terra Bella Blvd., Covington
Oct. 26, 11 am–2 pm
The 10th annual fall festivities feature pumpkins, pumpkin painting, face painting, hayrides, and crafts for kids. Food and beverages available to purchase. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Covington Food Bank. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 985-871-7171.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
1031 S. Carrollton Ave.
Open Sept. 29–Oct. 30
Mondays–Fridays, 2–8 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 8 am–8 pm
Admission is free. This year includes fall decorations for sale, a photo area, and games for kids.
St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
3412 Haring Rd., Metairie
Open Oct. 3–31
Mondays–Fridays, noon–8 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am–8 pm
St. Charles United Methodist Church
1905 Ormond, Blvd., Destrehan
Open Oct. 6–31
Monday–Friday, 11 am–7 pm
Saturdays, 9 am–7 pm
Sundays, noon–7 pm
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
2216 Metairie Rd., Metairie, 504.835.7357
Open Sept. 22–Oct. 31
Mondays–Fridays, 3–6:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am–6 pm
Children of all ages can pick out the perfect pumpkin from the thousands of pumpkins ranging from minis to jumbos. Have fun taking your child’s photo surrounded by pumpkins.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
3245 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey
Open Oct. 12–31
Monday–Saturday, 10 am–6 pm
Sunday, noon–6 pm
No admission to enter the patch. Everyone is welcomed. Fall Festival on October 26 — pet rescue groups with pet adoption, snoballs, food trucks, vendors, and crafts. Children’s pumpkin decorating and costume contest. Dogs welcome on a leash. 10:30 am–5 pm.
St. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, 504.488.1319
Open October 12–31
Monday–Friday, noon–6 pm
Saturday, 10 am–6 pm
Sunday, 10 am–5 pm
Select a plump pumpkin in Lakeview’s premiere pumpkin patch. There will be a host of fall photo opportunities for the kids. Wide selection of gourds and various size pumpkins available.
Sugar Roots Farm Pumpkin Patch
10701 Willow Dr., New Orleans
Open October 5, 12, 19, 20, 26, and 27
Pumpkin patch, hayrides, treats for sale, face painting, horse rides, photo ops, and food trucks. Support a nonprofit teaching farm and enjoy some time with the animals. $6 entry fee includes hayrides, age 2 and under are free. Pumpkins are priced by size.