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…

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…

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…

Free Cookies on October 20!

On Tuesday, October 20, every guest at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will receive one of Papa’s famous pumpkin cookies for free. There are a few reasons why. First and foremost, Papa and the family want to honor Mrs. P and her ever-present spirit at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. For those who don’t know, Mrs. P was an integral…

Two More Days to Play at Papa’s!

There are just two more days to play at Papa’s, and we invite you to join us and celebrate the season. Papa’s Pumpkin Patch will be open from 12-7 pm on Friday, Oct. 24 and 12-7 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25. We have no more pumpkins but we welcome you and your family to come…

Papa’s In Bismarck Is Open Today, Friday, Sept. 26!

YES! Papa’s Pumpkin Patch in Bismarck, ND, is open Friday, Sept. 26. If, by chance, you googled Papa’s Pumpkin Patch today, you may have landed on the Papa’s Pumpkin Patch website in Kansas. We are sorry to learn they’ve had a family tragedy and are closed today. To be clear, Papa’s Pumpkin Patch in Bismarck…

OH, HAPPY DAY! Papa’s Is Open!!!

It’s here. The 2014 season is here! Papa and the family are SO EXCITED we can hardly stand ourselves. We’ve been working non-stop the past two weeks to prepare for this day and our coming pumpkin patch season. Here’s the scoop: 12-7 pm daily. Today (Sunday, Sept. 14) through Saturday, Oct. 25. We ask $4/person…

Getting Ready to Welcome You!

Sunday, Sept. 14 is right around the corner, so Papa and the family are busy getting ready to welcome you! 2014 marks our 32nd year as Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, and we are amazed at how excited everyone is about the season. Already, we have dozens of birthday parties scheduled; over 1,500 school  and day care…

Turning Dreams Into Reality

Summer is the time of year for lots of outdoor fun. At Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, we also move from dreaming about new attractions and possible ideas to reality. What can we create for the 2014 pumpkin patch season that will add to your opportunities for fun in the fall? Over the Fourth of July weekend,…

Papa’s Polar Patch Is Closed for the Weekend

Both the temperatures and the wind chills are in the negatives today so Papa’s Polar Patch will be closed Saturday, Jan. 4. The forecast looks the same (or colder) for Sunday as well. We’ve had requests to be open additional weekends this winter. We certainly have the snow for it; the winter weather is our…

WOOT! WOOT! Papa’s Polar Patch Is Open!!

It’s Friday, Jan. 3. It’s supposed to hit 40 degrees today. And Papa’s Polar Patch is (finally) open! There is a blizzard warning starting at 6 pm tonight so if there’s any chance to have some fun at the polar patch, it’s this afternoon. The warming house will be toasty; the horse-drawn sleigh rides will…

We’re Ready for Fun Today, Friday, Dec. 27!

It seems odd to say it, but it already feels warm outside. Papa’s Polar Patch is ready and waiting for visitors, starting at 12 pm today, Friday, Dec. 27! We will be open from 12-5 pm. Many thanks to local media — KFYR TV, the Bismarck Tribune and KXMB TV. They visited Papa’s on opening…