Opening Day 2018!!!

It’s here! Sunday, Sept. 9 and Opening Day at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. We are ready to welcome fall, you and your family beginning at noon. Our season runs from Sept. 9 – Oct. 20, and we are open 12-7 pm daily, weather permitting. It’s been an incredible harvest, and the yards are FULL of beautiful…

What’s Up at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch?

Each year, guests tell us one of their favorite things about Papa’s is coming to see what is new and different. Well, check out what our friends from Capital Electric Cooperative are doing! Papa brought in the experts to build one of the newest additions to the pumpkin patch for this fall. Not only does…

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….

Tons of Fun at Papa’s!

One of the things we hear most often from first-time guests to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch goes something like this: you are a LOT more than just a pumpkin patch! Truth is, that warms our hearts. It also reminds us that we better let you what there really is to do on a visit to Papa’s…

Final Three Days of Fun at Papa’s!

It’s hard to believe, but Papa is down to the final three days of the 2016 pumpkin season. We plan to be open 12-7 pm on Thursday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22. Here’s what you can look forward to finding, in addition to pumpkins, squash, gourds and all kinds of free…

When Papa Does His Job Well

Papa knows many guests travel a good distance to come and enjoy his pumpkin patch. So, he and the family take seriously the role of creating a fun, safe place for outdoor adventure, along with providing pumpkins and fall produce. This photo from the 2017 season captures a “job well done.” The family of this…

Saturday, Sept. 17: Open and Ready for You!

During fall in North Dakota, the forecast doesn’t get much better than “calm, sunny and 79 degrees.” That’s the forecast for Saturday, Sept. 17, and Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open from 12-7 pm. We ask $4/person admission. Toddlers two years and under are free. If you BYOW (Bring Your Own Wagon), you also get one…

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 Is a Great Place for a Party!

Birthday parties, church potlucks, retirements — Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is a favorite site for these kinds of groups and many others. In fact, Papa has outdoor shelters available and several dates are still open before Papa’s last party day of Friday, Oct. 23. Here’s a review one birthday party host provided on TripAdvisor: “Papa’s Pumpkin Patch…

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…

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…

Planning to Play at Papa’s? Schedule Now and Save $$$!

Papa plans to open his Polar Patch in just over two weeks! From Friday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 4, Papa and the family hope you’ll plan a visit between 12 and 5 pm daily for some great outdoor play. The big red barn becomes a warming house, and outside you’ll find horse-drawn sleigh rides,…