Irvine Park Railroad’s 5th Annual Pumpkin Patch Sept. 18 - Oct. 31, 2010

Subject to change


Orange, California--Irvine Park Railroad’s Annual Pumpkin Patch, One of Orange County, California's largest and most fun pumpkin patch events happens each year at Irvine Regional Park in the foothills of Orange.

Irvine Park Railroad’s 3rd annual pumpkin patch is fun for the entire family! Children and adults are invited to the pumpkin patch which open daily at 10:00 am beginning September 20th through November 2nd. Irvine Park Railroad is located inside of Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange.

This year’s pumpkin patch activities include: Train rides, hay rides, a haunted house, a hay maze, pony rides, a moon bounce, face painting (weekends only), picture stands, great food and The Orange County Zoo. And, there’s the pumpkin patch located in Locomotive Loop just behind the train station. Thousands of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, fill Locomotive Loop… all visitors are sure to find the perfect pumpkin.


The Irvine Park Railroad pumpkin patch is open daily from
September 20th through November 2nd
Weekdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The parking fee for Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays and $5.00 per vehicle on weekends. Location: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA. (cross streets Chapman & Jamboree in Orange foothills)
For pricing, park directions, and complete details:

Admission into the pumpkin patch is free. Prices for all other activities vary. Children ages 12 and under can wear their Halloween costume to Irvine Park Railroad on Saturday, October 25th. Every child that wears a costume on that day will receive a free goodie bag filled with Irvine Park Railroad giveaways. Irvine Park Railroad also welcomes schools and groups, Call (714) 997-3968 /


Attractions and prices for this event: Tickets: $4.00 each, 12 months and younger FREE.  Book of 15 Tickets: $45. Why so many tickets?


Pumpkin Train Ride is 1 ticket per person for a 12-minute train ride that takes passengers on a scenic tour through Irvine Regional Park. Look for the perfect pumpkin as the train circles Locomotive Loop and the Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkin prices are based on size, and the Pumpkin Patch is complete with Halloween d├ęcor and a farm house feel, ideal for taking pictures.

Hay Ride is 1 ticket per person, children 12 months and younger ride FREE. The hay wagon pulled by a John Deere tractor takes a 20-minute ride through Irvine Regional Park. As you sit on top of hay bales in the wagon, you'll be able to view some of the most beautiful park scenery in Orange County.

John Deere Tractor Racer is 1 ticket per child, children ages 3 – 7. This new attraction for 2008 is great for any child up for the challenge of peddling a John Deere tractor racer around a safe and fun obstacle course. The tractor racers are a true-to-life replica of real tractors.

Bounce House is 1 ticket per child for 15 minutes of jump time. Children have a blast as they jump in the pumpkin bounce house.

Face Painting (weekends only) requires 2 tickets per face painting. Every Saturday and Sunday, a skilled artist will turn visitor's faces into something sweet or scary. Witches, pumpkins, ghosts and more... face painting is another favorite Pumpkin Patch activity.

FREE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Haunted House is free for all Pumpkin Patch visitors.  The haunted house is not too spooky for even the youngest Pumpkin Patch visitors. The Giant Hay Maze for all Pumpkin Patch visitors offers children and adults fun navigating through the giant hay maze. Bales of hay are stacked at different heights... and, you must use your intuition to work your way through the winding paths to get to the end of the maze. Pumpkin Weigh Off allows guests to guess The Weight of the Giant Pumpkin, but entrants require a valid email to participate on this activity, as the winner will be notified by email. Costume Day on October 25, 2008 is for kids age 12 and younger, and features a free Railroad goodie bag for those who wear an outfit.

Food Vendors sell hot dogs, hamburgers, cotton candy and popcorn, plus beverages. Food are charged per item. Pumpkin Picture Stands are free for all Pumpkin Patch visitors. Create lasting memories by taking photos in the festive, fall picture stands. Children and adults can pose together in a picture stand too!


Addition activities that cost a fee that are offered in the park regularly include pony rides, paddle boat rides, Orange County Zoo, and more!

Irvine Park Railroad pumpkin patch is open daily from September 20th through November 2nd. The hours are weekdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; weekends 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Cost: parking fee for Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle on weekdays and $5.00 per vehicle on weekends.



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