Pumpkin patches for San Martians to visit

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By Cayla Soriano 

Assistant Copy Editor 

Pumpkin season is upon us, and what better way to indulge in the autumn season festivities than to frolic in pumpkin patches. If you’re looking for a good place to pick a pumpkin or to take nice photos for your personal gallery, I’ve curated a little list of good places for you to visit! Here is a collection of pumpkin patches in the San Marcos/Austin area for you and your family/friends to enjoy:  

Pumpkins in bins for people to look at and purchase
Mama Mary’s Pumpkins. | Cayla Soriano

Mama Mary’s Farm & Pumpkin Patch 

Mama Mary’s is located at 5701 Williamson road, Creedmore, TX, and they are open for business up until Nov. 12, 2023. Not only do they have a vast variety of different pumpkins for you to buy and take pictures with but Mama Mary’s is also very kid friendly with a number of games and obstacles to play with. This pumpkin patch has activities that anyone at any age can enjoy such as basketball, a hay maze and mini zip line. The entry fee for this patch would be $17 dollars per person online and $21 dollars if purchased in person at the stand. Some activities (but limited to) included at this location would be: 

  • Fall themed photo-ops  
  • Animal barn 
  • Apple canon guns (at an additional charge) 
  • Face and pumpkin painting  

* Note that some of these activities are only available on weekends. Visit the website for more information.  

Pumpkins in a bin for people to look at and purchase
Dripping Springs mini pumpkin collection. | Cayla Soriano

Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival 

Dripping Springs Pumpkin festival is at the Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead, which is a Texas State Historical Landmark located at 419 Founders Park road. This patch is open until Oct. 29, 2023, so make sure to get your tickets as soon as possible if interested in this specific patch! Dripping Springs is open only on the weekends, and they have a special theme for each weekend. The general admission would be $15 dollars per person but babies and elders are free.  

Some activities that are available in this patch are:  

  • 3D impression art 
  • Fall themed photo-ops 
  • Chalk graffiti 
  • Tie-dye interactives and pumpkin painting (both at additional charge) 

To check out the full list of dates, prices and activities, visit the home website for more information. 

 Indian Springs Ranch Pumpkin Patch pumpkins
Indian Springs Ranch Pumpkin Patch pumpkins. | Indian Springs Instagram courtesy

Indian Springs Ranch Pumpkin Patch 

Indian Springs Pumpkin patch is also open until Oct. 29, and it is located at 403 Elm View Way Manchaca, TX. The admission for this patch would be $8 dollars per person Thursday and Friday and $16 dollars per person on the weekends. One thing that is unique about this pumpkin patch is that it includes authentic Native American themes to it. Some activities in this patch are: 

  • Multiple pumpkin patches 
  • Unique fall-themed photo-ops 
  • Exotic animals 
  • Authentic Native American tipi 

To check out the full list of dates, prices and activities, visit the home website for more information. 


Sweet Berry Farm 

The last pumpkin patch on the list is the Sweet Berry Farm! This patch will be open up until Nov. 5, 2023. This farm does not charge an entry fee, but they do charge depending on what activities you would like to do in the patch! Sweet Berry Farm is open most of the week at varying times except Wednesday. This patch is very budget friendly, and they charge reasonable prices for all activities including the pumpkins to take home. Some activities in this farm include: 

  • Pick your own flowers 
  • Goat food 
  • Sand art 
  • A variety of mazes 

* Note that all of the activities do come at a small cost. To check out the full list of dates, prices and activities, visit the home website for more information.  

Written by: Preethi Mangadu

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