OPEN at Noon: Papa Is Uncertain for How Long

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will open at noon on Sunday, Oct. 7. The forecast calls for temperatures in the 30s and rain/snow by mid-day so we expect we will have to close early. We post our intentions on our website and social media sites as soon as possible if we need to close early. Get out…

Only 9 Days Left in the 2017 Season!

Papa can’t believe it! There are only 9 days left in the 2017 season. Our last day will be Saturday, Oct. 21. Until then, Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open from 12-7 pm daily, weather permitting. Here’s what you can expect in the last days of an amazing pumpkin season: Thursday, Oct. 12 and Oct….

Saturday, Oct. 24: Last Day to Play and Pick Out Pumpkins!

Saturday, Oct. 24 is the final day of the season at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. We are open 12-7 pm, and we hope you are able to stop by for one more play date or to pick out your pumpkins and squash. We start the day with about 150 large orange pumpkins and a few hundred…

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch Is Open at Noon Today!

Hooray! It’s here! Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens today at noon! We will be open from 12-7 daily through Saturday, Oct. 24, weather permitting. The forecast for Sunday, Sept. 13 is sunny and 92 degrees! Wear your sunscreen and plan to have fun. We ask $4/person admission; toddlers two and under are free. Most activities at…

Midcontinent Day Is September 17!

If you are looking for a perfect day to visit Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, you might consider Thursday, Sept. 17, and here’s why. Midcontinent is covering your admission on Sept. 17, and they are providing each guest with $5 in pumpkin cash to use anywhere inside Papa’s Pumpkin Patch! Papa’s opens for the season on Sunday,…

So Much Fun!!!

Papa is REALLY excited about a new addition to the pumpkin patch this fall. In fact, he’s so excited he’s jumping up and down…literally…on his new ginormous jumping pad! Think Olympic-sized swimming pool with room for you and all of your friends, young and old, to play at the same time. Papa started researching his…

The Sounds of a Morning Walk at Papa’s

Nothing beats an early morning walk in the summer. The air is crisp and fresh; the temperatures cool enough that there’s a heavy dew that sparkles in the sunshine all across the fields. And this morning was made extra special by the North Dakota summer sounds: pheasants, morning doves and Papa’s favorite, the meadowlark. The…

The Best Country Drive Around Town!

Each spring, it creates itself anew, practically before our eyes. This spring is no different, and the rain the last couple of days has certainly helped it along. Papa is talking about the beautiful tree tunnel that arches over Sandy River Drive, one of the main roads to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. It’s the best country drive…

Papa’s Got His Granola at Local Outlets

Here’s something fun: Papa’s Granola is now available at three retail outlets in Bismarck, ND. That’s right! You can get a little bit of that home-grown goodness you love about a visit to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, all year round. (Check out this story on KFYR TV.) You’ll find Papa’s Granola at Steep Me a Cup…

With No Snow, It’s No Go for Papa’s Polar Patch

There’s no way around it. We are loving the milder weather this December, but we don’t have enough snow on the ground for Papa to open his Polar Patch. There will be no Papa’s Polar Patch this year. The forecast sounded positive for possible snow on Monday and Tuesday of Christmas Week, and that didn’t…

Papa’s Polar Patch Is a Go!

Sometimes you need to take a leap of faith, and this is one of those times. Papa has decided to open his Polar Patch on Friday, December 26 at 12 noon, even though there isn’t enough snow on the ground today. You see, we’ve learned over time that while we live in North Dakota, we may or…

Two More Days to Play at Papa’s!

There are just two more days to play at Papa’s, and we invite you to join us and celebrate the season. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open from 12-7 pm on Friday, Oct. 24 and 12-7 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25. We have no more pumpkins but we welcome you and your family to come…