Scottsdale's Pumpkin Patches

By local contributor
Kristen Kearney

Whether you're looking to find the perfect carving pumpkin or maybe just looking for a day out in the perfect weather, these pumpkin patches do not disappoint. 


MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch Train

September 29 – October 31, 2018

When fall comes around, Macdonald's Ranch pulls out all the stops for their pumpkin patch. Train rides, hayrides, pony rides, a petting zoo, fun western games, a variety of yummy barbeque and more! With all that fun make sure you don’t forget to pick out your perfect pumpkin!


Strange Garden

October 26 – 27, 2018

A new family fall experience is creeping into the Desert Botanical Garden and you’re invited! Join us at Strange Garden and encounter weird sights, fun tricks and enchanting creatures. Activities include live performances, complimentary face painting, frightfully-fun displays and pumpkin carving by Villafane Studios.


Pumpkin Patch Train

October 6 – 28, 2018

Just as Cinderella’s fairy godmother magically turned a pumpkin into a horse-drawn carriage, the Grand Canyon Railway will transform their historic rail cars into the Pumpkin Patch Train. Kids and parents alike are invited to don their favorite Halloween costumes and come join the Grand Canyon Railway this fall for a fairy tale ride through the countryside to a secret pumpkin patch, only accessible by train.