When fall arrives, Albuquerque has plenty of pumpkin patches, trunk or treat events and apple picking spots. We’ve put together a special roundup of the best places to get the fall fiesta going in and around Albuquerque.
McCall’s Pumpkin Patch is just a short drive from Albuquerque to Moriarity on 34 McCall Lane. You can pick your own pumpkin, wander through 16-acres of corn in their large maze or try the giant slide. McCall’s also has farm animals that are always a big hit with the little ones. For the brave at heart check out their Haunted Farm. Tickets go on sale in late summer and McCall’s typically opens in September and October 30. For more details visit McCall’s Pumpkin Patch
Galloping Goat Pumpkin Patch is another fan favorite for families to visit during the fall. \Enjoy the corn pit, duck races, pumpkin bowling, and the petting zoo (complete with those well-known goats). Two other popular activities at the pumpkin patch are the large playhouses for children to enjoy and the harvest maze. You can also shop for pumpkins and gourds to complete your home decor just in time for Halloween. For more information visit Galloping Goat
Big Jim Farms U-Pick Visit Big Farms and enjoy FREE admission. You pay only for what you purchase. Shop for sunflowers, pumpkins and green chile! Pumpkins are available starting at the end of September until Halloween. The farm is located in Albuquerque at 4317 Rio Grande Boulevard. The farm is open from 8am to 6pm daily. For all the details visit Big Jim Farms
Wagner’s Farm at 5000 Corrales Road in Corrales has been a community staple for many years. If you are looking for fresh fruit, vegetables, apples and pumpkins be sure to check out Wagner’s Farm. Wagner’s Farm
They are open daily from 9am to 5pm. If you want to pick your own apples visit their Facebook page for dates. The Farmland Experience at Wagner’s typically includes a pumpkin patch, petting zoo and a corn maze. Children 2 and under are FREE!