Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities
Throughout the month of October in 2019
St. Augustine boasts several fall festivals and a number of places where pumpkins are available for purchase. Here's a list of some of the best places to find Halloween pumpkins in 2019:
Sykes & Cooper Farm
5995 Brough Rd., Elkton FL 32033 (904) 692-1370
Sykes and Cooper Farms hosts its annual Corn Maze each October. In addition to the award-winning mazes (each year’s maze is unique, and they’re all quite challenging), the farm offers a lot of fun fall activities, including hayrides, duck races, kids’ play area and a tube slide. They have a nice pumpkin patch right there and sell other fall produce as well. The maze is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, beginning on Saturday, October 5, and continuing through Sunday, October 27, 2019. Visit here for more details.
First United Methodist Church
118 King Street St., St. Augustine FL 32084 (904) 829-3459
Every year, the First United Methodist church offers pumpkins of all sizes and prices at their downtown location on the corner of King St. and Riberia. The pumpkins will go on sale on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily. Additionally, a special Trunk or Treat will be held at the Church on Wednesday, October 23, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.. This is a free event for school age children.
Ancient City Baptist Church Fall Festival
27 Sevilla St., St. Augustine FL 32084. (904) 829-3476
This annual Fall Festival takes place at the Church's playground, with plenty of activities for kids, including a giant slide, as well as food for the whole family. The event will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Shores United Methodist Church
724 Shores Blvd., St. Augustine FL 32086 (904) 797-4416
12:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Pumpkins will go on sale at Shores United Methodist Church right after church on Sunday, October 5, 2019. The patch will be open daily from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays throughout October. The Church will hold its Fall Festival, featuring children’s games, a bounce house, food, and live music, in addition to the pumpkin patch, on Saturday, October 19, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. There will be also be a Trunk or Treat event on Thursday, October 31, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The Fall Fair at St. Ambrose Catholic Church
This annual fair will take place at St. Ambrose Catholic Church on Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. The fair features live entertainment, a silent auction, a hay ride, and lots of activities for the whole family. In addition to a host of kid-friendly activities, food and drink will be available for purchase.
For more about fall activities in St. Augustine, see our article on "Five Ways to Fall for St. Augustine."