Free Cookies on October 20!

On Tuesday, October 20, every guest at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will receive one of Papa’s famous pumpkin cookies for free. There are a few reasons why. First and foremost, Papa and the family want to honor Mrs. P and her ever-present spirit at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. For those who don’t know, Mrs. P was an integral…

Down to the Final Load of Pumpkins

It’s hard to believe the last load of pumpkins arrived Saturday evening. We’ve hauled in nearly 400,000 pounds (!) of fall produce this season, and the final 16 bins of large orange Howden pumpkins will be placed in the yards today. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch plans to be open through Saturday, Oct. 24 from 12-7 pm daily….

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…

An Amazing Tribute to Mrs. P

Papa and the family have no words to express the gratitude we feel in our hearts for the Bismarck-Mandan Retired Teachers Association. They were one of our first volunteer groups three decades ago to help with the many field trips that bring children to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch each fall. Today, they are honoring Mrs. P…

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…