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!,…

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…

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…

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…

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  

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!…

Saturday, Oct. 3: Papa’s Is Closed

The rain has started coming down and according to weather radar, it will continue throughout the day. Papa is closing his pumpkin patch for Saturday, Oct. 3. When it’s wet like this, the parking lot becomes a muddy mess, and we aren’t able to open all of our extra activities due to safety issues. We welcome the…

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch Is Open at Noon Today!

Hooray! It’s here! Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens today at noon! We will be open from 12-7 daily through Saturday, Oct. 24, weather permitting. The forecast for Sunday, Sept. 13 is sunny and 92 degrees! Wear your sunscreen and plan to have fun. We ask $4/person admission; toddlers two and under are free. Most activities at…