It’s that time of year when pumpkin patches pop up almost from nowhere. Find out where the On Air Staff choose to go to pick their pumpkins.
Name: Las Vegas Farmers Markets - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, events at your location (call for info)
Address:1600 N Rampart Or 10401 Garden Park Drive, Las Vegas , NV 89134.
Phone: 702 562 2676.
Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. summer 2 to 6 p.m. winter (coincides with daylight savings time) Check web site for special events like Pumpkin Fest, Corn Fest , Strawberry Fest and more. Payment: Cash, only.
Name: Pumpkin Patch At Galleria
Address: OUTSIDE GALLERIA MALL
601 MALL RING CIR
HENDERSON, NV 89014:
Hours of operation: 9am-10pm
Reason why place is best of: Not only does this pumpkin patch sell pumpkins they also have rides, which makes this pumpkin patch fun for the whole family.
Name: Gilcrease Orchard
Address: 7810 North Tenaya Way Las Vegas, NV 89131
Phone Number: (702) 409-0655
Hours of operation: Tuesday, Thursday 7a-noon; Saturdays 7a-2p for October
Reason why place is best of: Large orchard that’s open for picking of fruits and vegetables year-round, but has one of the largest pumpkin patches in Southern Nevada every October, with extended Saturday hours during the month. Guided tours and children’s field trips are available as well.
Name: McKee Ranch
Address: 8982 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas 89139
Phone number: 361-9606
Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 4p-8p; Sa-Sun 2p-8p. Pumpkin patch opens 10/7/11.
Reason why place is best of: Comfortable country atmosphere complete with lots of trees lots of shade, red barn, grass pastures, an array of animals, goats, games, chickens, high caliber cleanliness, 600 sq. ft. of indoor party barn, and of course horses!