Preparing for the 2019 Season!

We’re thinking spring here at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch! 🌱 Pumpkins will be planted soon – big pumpkins, small pumpkins, white pumpkins, bumpy pumpkins, all kinds of pumpkins because every pumpkin is special. 😊We’re excited to welcome you to Papa’s again this fall. More updates to come, have a great spring!

Papa’s Is Closed for the 2018 Season

Gone in a blink of an eye. That’s how it feels the 2018 season went. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is closed, and we thank you for your friendship and faithfulness during our season. It was a unique fall with a long stretch of cold, wet days. Like you, Papa and the family were grateful for the…

Saturday, Oct. 20: Final Day of the Season!

The sun is shining, and Saturday, Oct. 20 is the final day of the 2018 season at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. We will be open from 12-7 pm, and all of our extra activities will be available from 12-6 pm. YES! We still have pumpkins at Papa’s. We have small, medium and large pumpkins; a good…

Papa Has “Extras” Planned for Last Week

Thank goodness things warmed up for the final week that Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open. (Our last day is Saturday, Oct. 20.) To celebrate, we’ll have enough volunteers available to open all of our extra activities on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12-6 pm! That means you can enjoy all of the free activities PLUS…

It’s Baaaack! Papa’s UnParade: Oct. 26-27

YES! It’s been nearly 20 years, and it’s time to bring back the Pumpkin UnParade at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. This year’s event will be held two nights from 6:30 – 11 pm each night on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27. The event is a partnership with the Bismarck Public Schools Foundation to support…

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…

OPEN: Papa’s Is Open Saturday, Oct. 6!

Get out your winter gear, and get ready to get messy. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is OPEN Saturday, Oct. 6! We can hardly believe the snow and rain we’ve had this past week. Still, today’s forecast says calm and near 40. Our season is winding down, and there are only 14 days left — our last…

Good Housekeeping Picks Papa’s!

We continue to be amazed and humbled. Good Housekeeping has named Papa’s Pumpkin Patch as part of its ranking of “The Best Pumpkin Patch in Every State.” There’s no question our visitors and volunteers drive us to create a special place for family memories and support of community organizations. Thank you. This accolade is as…

It’s Midco Free Day at Papa’s!

YIPPEE! Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 12-7 pm is Midco Free Day at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. That means Midco is covering your admission AND they are providing each guest wit $5 in pumpkin cash to use for produce, concessions or extra activities! Yes, all of our extra activities will be open from 12-6 pm. Concessions will…

OPEN: Friday, Sept. 21 from 12-7 pm

Yes! Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open Friday, Sept. 21 from 12-7 pm. It’s a crisp, fall day, and the grounds are muddy after yesterday’s rains (Papa had just over 1″ of rain). Dress like you’re taking a trip to the country, and you’ll do just fine! Hope we see you, Papa

Midco Free Day Has Moved to Wednesday, Sept. 26, 12-7 pm!

Mother Nature has a mind of her own. Everything about the forecast for Thursday, Sept. 20 says cold, rainy and windy. Due to tomorrow’s weather forecast, we have made the decision to move the Midco Free Day at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch to Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 12-7 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Your safety and that…

Papa’s Is Open and Amazing: Sunday, Sept. 16

The forecast says 80 and sunny for Sunday, Sept. 16. Papa and the family of 150+ volunteers are ready to welcome you from 12-7 pm. Know what? It’s AMAZING this year! See you soon, Papa