Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near San Francisco, Oakland and the Bay Area 2018
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The San Francisco Bay Area is a haven for fall lovers.

This sprawling metro region is home to a plethora of great fall events, including a multitude of two fall staples -- pumpkin patches and corn mazes. So, for those looking for their best pumpkin patch to pick out that sweet pumpkin, or a corn maze to test the navigational skills, here are the best patches and mazes the Bay Area has to offer.

Arata’s Farm
Now until Oct. 31
185 Verde Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94109
(650) 726-7548

Half Moon Bay is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, but when fall rolls around, most of the Peninsula comes to this quaint town to visit Arata’s Farm. Why? Because this farm is home to the Minotaur’s Labyrinth Hay Maze, which is recognized worldwide and should not be missed out by families.

Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch
Now until Oct. 31
1620 7th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 753-2689

One doesn’t have to go to the countryside to find a great pumpkin patch in the Bay Area. Right in the heart of busy San Francisco sits Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch, which has been serving the City by the Bay since 1979. Visiting Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch for the perfect pumpkin for Halloween has become a time-honored tradition among families in the City.

Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch
Now until Oct. 31
4414 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 967-9363

For fall lovers in Oakland who are looking for the perfect pumpkin within the city, this Piedmont Avenue patch is a winner. Aptly named the Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch, this spot on one of Oakland’s busiest streets becomes a fall paradise within the city, with its signature pumpkin patch having a surprising amount of variety, and the Halloween store filled with ghostly gifts that will make for one fun, scary evening.

ABC Pumpkin Patch
Now until Oct. 31
15600 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 393-6303

In the South Bay, this San Jose suburb is filled with fall lovers looking for the perfect pumpkin for the holidays. Many are flocking to ABC Pumpkin Patch, a small place with a huge variety of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes. This is a “U Pick” farm, which means that the visitor chooses the pumpkin, and that’s what makes this farm even more of a must-visit for fall lovers.