Papa’s 2015 opening is 98 sleeps away!

Kids are great at marking time by how many more “sleeps” they will have until a special day, and Papa is taking their lead. In case you are counting, there are 98 more sleeps until Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens for the 2015 season! The 2015 season will be Sunday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 24,…

More Play Than Pumpkins at Papa’s

It’s been an amazing season at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. We’ve experienced record crowds and brought more pumpkins into the yards than ever before. Papa spent the last week looking for more pumpkins, even into South Dakota and Minnesota. You know what? The two trailers and about 1,000 pumpkins we brought into the yards on Thursday…

There’s a Few Extras at Papa’s on Thursday, Oct. 16

Thanks to several of our volunteers and partners, Papa is able to have a few extra activities open on Thursday, Oct. 16 for guests to enjoy. On most weekdays, guests can count on close to 20 different free activities like the nature trail, log jam, super sand box, corn crib, Papa’sville, obstacle courses, slack lines,…

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…

Three Weeks and the Field Trips Begin!

There was a hint of fall in the air this morning, and Papa couldn’t help but think: three weeks from today — on Monday, Sept. 15 — we begin welcoming our first field trips of students and day care children for the 2014 season. Already, there are 25 groups scheduled from as far away as…