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…

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…

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…

Papa’s Opens Six Weeks from Today!

Oh my gosh, can you believe it? We are in the midst of an amazing summer, and Papa is knee deep in plans for his pumpkin patch this fall. That’s right! There are just 42 days until Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens for the 2018 season: Sept. 9 through Oct. 20. Over the next weeks we…

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch Is Closed for 2017

It’s been an amazing season, and we have you to thank for it. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is closed for 2017. Next, we will finalize our plans to support 60+ charitable organizations with a focus on families and education. We hope to exceed $100,000 in contributions this year! Thank you for sharing your family, your friends…

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch Is Closed

It’s been an amazing season, and we have you to thank for it. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is closed for 2017. Next, we will finalize our plans to support 60+ charitable organizations with a focus on families and education. We hope to exceed $100,000 in contributions this year! Thank you for sharing your family, your friends…

Final Days and Final Pumpkins

This is the last week Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open for the 2017 season, and we are quickly selling out of many varieties. Here’s an update as of Monday, Oct. 16: We have only a handful left of the large white pumpkins – New Moons. There are less than 100 of our large orange…

Final Loads of Pumpkins at Papa’s

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open Sunday, Oct. 15 from 12-7 pm. This morning, we unloaded what may be the final trailers of medium and large pumpkins for the season. (With the frost this past week, we aren’t sure we will be able to harvest any more pumpkins from the field.) Our last day is…

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….

YES! Papa’s Is Open Sunday, Oct. 1!

The forecast is in our favor this weekend: Papa’s is open the first day of October from 12-7 pm, with cloudy skies and a high near 70. Because you ask them often, here’s a quick list of FAQs: Hours: 12-7 pm daily, weather permitting. Season: Today through Saturday, Oct. 21. Admission: we ask $5/person; toddlers…

More Pumpkins Mean One Happy Papa!

Yesterday was a sad day for Papa when he realized we were down to around 100 pumpkins in the yard and five days left in the season. Then, one of our growers called, and he was able to bring us about 800 more gorgeous pumpkins this morning! That means we’ve got one happy Papa and pumpkins…