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Best On The Westside Pumpkin Patches

Best On The Westside Pumpkin Patches

Photo courtesy Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Photo courtesy Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

Now open at a new, larger location, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch will have its famous Pumpkin Village, a boo-tique shop, petting zoo, jumpy house, and a professional pumpkin carving station. There's also a full lineup of entertainment including 2015 Grammy Award Nominee The California Feetwarmers, The Kristen Lynn Band and magician Dave Cox.

Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch // West LA College, 10100 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City 90232 // Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday to Thursday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Parking is available on site and is $5 on weekdays and $6 on weekends ($12 for valet). 

[NEW] Lopez Ranch Pumpkins

Taking over the La Fiesta Brava lot on Rose Avenue is the Lopez Ranch Pumpkin Patch. According to their FB page, they're going to have a Christmas Tree lot there too come December. Their grand opening is Thursday, October 13. /

Lopez Ranch Pumpkins // 425 Rose Ave., Venice 90291

Marina del Rey Garden Center Pumpkin Patch

In addition to several varieties of pumpkins, Halloween decorations, and fun activities for kids like the hay maze, you'll find lots of plants to add some fall color to your garden. Check out the deep burgundy (and drought tolerant) leucadendron, or how about planting a blood orange tree?

MdR Garden Center Pumpkin Patch // Marina del Rey Garden Center; 13198 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 90292; Open daily 8am-5:30 pm

Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch

This pumpkin playland has a straw maze, petting zoo, bouncy castle, ball house, train rides, giant slides, obstacle courses and face painting to keep your little pumpkins entertained for hours.

Shawn's Pumpkin Patch // Oct. 7-31; Open daily from 9:30am-8pm

Santa Monica Farmers' Market All You Can Carry Pumpkin Patch

How many pumpkins can you carry at once? Find out at the annual All You Can Carry Pumpkin Patch at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market. Strategically stack and balance as many pumpkins as you down the 25 foot long pumpkin patch lane, and the ones you're left holding at the end are yours. $5 to participate. This is a one day only event, on Wednesday October 26 and costumes are encouraged. 

    Santa Monica Farmers' Market Pumpkin Patch // Wednesday, October 26; 8:30am-1pm; $5 to participate; santamonica.com

    Sink Your Fangs Into Salt & Straw's New 'Blood Pudding' Ice Cream

    Sink Your Fangs Into Salt & Straw's New 'Blood Pudding' Ice Cream

    This One's For Venice (Just Don't Call It the Anti-Festival)

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