So Sad! Papa’s Is Closed Sunday, Oct. 6

It’s one of the toughest decisions we’ve had to make all season. The sun is shining, the sky is blue and Papa’s parking lot and much of the pumpkin patch are flooded. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch has to be closed today, Sunday, Oct. 6. We’re digging out the 20+ sump pumps from the 2011 flood and…

Wednesday, Oct. 17: It’s windy, Windy, WINDY at Papa’s

There are high wind warnings in the Bismarck, ND area today. Please travel with caution and check our website before your visit. If the winds are too wild, we may need to close Papa’s Pumpkin Patch for your safety. All of our trees took a beating during last year’s flood and while they look fine…

It Is GREAT to Be Home!

Humility comes in different forms and this weekend, it comes from the Bismarck Tribune recognizing exactly how Papa feels: it is GREAT to be home. In the Sunday edition of the Bismarck Tribune, photographer Will Kincaid and writer Katie Winbauer cover vividly the return of Papa’s Pumpkin Patch after the 2011 flood. Their story is…

Welcome to Papa’s!

Papa is planning to have the pumpkin patch at home in 2012! We never thought that would be open for question, but after the flooding in 2011, we know different. The trees are budding; the mild winter allowed us to get a good deal of clean up started; and an early spring is perfect to…