Travel Channel Names Papa’s in Top 10

Now here’s something that makes Papa’s face light up: Travel Channel has named Papa’s Pumpkin Patch as one of the top 10 pumpkin patches in the U.S.! We’re in good company, and grateful to be acknowledged in this way. Papa’s has been included in several nation-wide rankings of the best pumpkin patches in the country. Yahoo!,…

The Start of a New Family Tradition

Some really cool things happen at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. And then this evening, there was THIS! A young couple came in the entrance, looking like most couples that choose to spend some time together outdoors on a picture-perfect evening. We’re not even sure how long they were meandering through the pumpkin patch when it happened….

Papa’s Is Closed Friday, Sept. 16

One day of rain (yesterday) we can handle. Two days of rain means Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is closed Friday, Sept. 16. There’s just too much mud. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we look forward to seeing you over the weekend. The forecast for Saturday and Sunday is promising!

Yes! Papa’s Is Open for Midco FREE Day!

We asked the experts — Kevin, Bob and Stuart — and these minions say: YES! Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open Thursday, Sept. 15 from 12-7 pm for Midco Free Day. Midco Day means our friends at Midco are covering your admission to Papa’s (a $4 value), AND guests receive $5 in pumpkin cash to use…

Opening Day at Papa’s Is Here!

YES! Sunday, Sept. 11 is here and at 12 noon, Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is open for the 2016 season. The family is excited to welcome you, and Mother Nature appears to be on our side with a forecast of sunny and 84 degrees. Grab your sunscreen and bring your wagon if you have one. Remember:…

Nothing Says Happy Like A Sunflower

It’s hard to believe. 2016 is the first year Papa has raised sunflowers, and the family is truly excited now that their happy faces are starting to show up in the field. In case you didn’t know, sunflowers got their name because they literally follow the sun across the sky. In the morning, the flowers…

A Sneak Peak at Papa’s Corn Maze

There’s six weeks of growing left to do, and it looks like Papa’s Corn Maze will be a dandy this fall. Two of our resident dogs played hide-n-seek this morning while the dew was still thick and cooled them off during their antics. Take a look and enjoy these hot days of summer! Papa  

Thanks Weather Channel for the Shout Out!

Okay. It’s True. Papa feels a bit of pride when his pumpkin patch is held up by others as THE place to go in the fall. So the fact that the Weather Channel notes Papa’s Pumpkin Patch as the THE place to celebrate the season brings a smile to Papa’s face, no question about it! Here’s the first paragraph…

It Started with Five $1 Bills

It started with five $1 bills. A young mother paid for her pumpkins and then asked for three of Papa’s famous pumpkin cookies for her three daughters — all grade school age. She handed over five $1 bills, far too much for $.75 worth of cookies. The mom explained, “Getting pumpkin cookies at Papa’s is one…

Travel + Leisure Names Papa’s One of the Best

How cool is that? Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine selected Papa’s Pumpkin Patch as one of the top 16 pumpkin farms across the U.S. The magazine is known for its travel tips, guides, news and information on everything from the Best Islands in Europe to great pumpkin farms in the U.S. Papa’s is the only pumpkin patch highlighted in the upper…

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…

Sunday, Oct. 11: Papa’s Is Closing at 5 pm!

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is closing at 5 pm today, Sunday, Oct. 11, due to strong winds and the high wind warnings issued for western North Dakota. It’s a dusty, blustery afternoon, and it’s not much fun to play at Papa’s. Please come and see us on a another day! Stay safe, Papa