updated Sept. 30, 2020

Fall is here and you know what that means – PUMPKINS! We have compiled a list of local pumpkin patches that you will not want to miss this season.  

Note: All information was verified, but schedules subject to change.  

Banting’s Nursery
3425 River Road, Bridge City, 504.436.4343 
Open year–round, pumpkins in October 
Monday–Saturday,  9 am–5 pm  
Sunday, 9 am–4 pm 
Select a pumpkin from the nursery’s harvest or in the market. Also choose from a wide variety of live plants, landscaping, and garden tools to make your house Halloween party perfect. 

Jim’s Trees Pumpkin Patch
2123 Florida St., Mandeville, 985.624.8971 
Monday–Friday, 10 am–6 pm 
Saturday–Sunday, 9 am–6 pm 
Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes are staged around the property to resemble a patch, with hay bales and other country photo opps. 

Knights of Columbus Council 12906
St. Peter Catholic Church, 125 E. 19th Ave., Covington, 985.502.4403
Open Oct. 10-31
Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm 
Pumpkins everywhere! Many sizes and shapes available. Proceeds stay local to assist charitable needs. 

O'Keefe Feed & Seed 
900 N. Columbia St., Covington, 985.892.4101
Open year–round, pumpkins in October 
Monday–Saturday,  7:30 am-5:30 pm 
Sunday, 9 am–2 pm 
Select a pumpkin from the great selection of offered. Stock up on all of the Fall essentials, including mums, corn stalks, crotons, decoration hay, and more.

Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch
11215 Lee’s Lane, Hammond, 225.567.3493 
Open Sept. 23–Nov. 8 
Monday–Friday,  9 am–5 pm  
Saturday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm 
Admission $7/child, adults are free  
Not only pumpkins here! Multiple photo opps, face painting, games, hay bale maze, and other fun activities are offered. School field trips with learning opportunities can be scheduled in advance. 

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
1031 S. Carrollton Ave. 504.866.0123 
Open through Oct. 31 
Mondays–Fridays, 2:30–7 pm 
Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am–6 pm  
This year, not only will pumpkins be available but also a photo op area and games for the kids.  

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
3412 Haring Road, Metairie, 504.887.4801  
Open Oct. 1–31  
Monday–Friday, noon–8 pm  
Saturday–Sunday, 9 am–8 pm 
A wide variety of pumpkins of many colors, shapes, and sizes will be sold, as well as baked goods, jewelry, and Halloween masks for this annual fundraiser.  

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
2216 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504.835.7357 
Open Sept. 22–Oct. 31  
Monday–Friday, 3–6:30 pm  
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am–6;30 pm 
Children of all ages can pick out the perfect pumpkin from the thousands of pumpkins ranging from minis to jumbos, and specialty gourds. Have fun taking your child’s photo surrounded by pumpkins.  

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
3245 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, 504.366.0123 
Open Oct. 12–31  
Monday–Saturday, 10 am–6 pm  
Sunday, noon–6 pm  
Pumpkins of all types available for sale throughout the week. 

St. Paul’s Episcopal School
6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, 504.488.1319  
Open Oct. 10–31  
Monday–Thursday, 3:30 pm–6 pm  
Friday, 2:30 pm-6 pm 
Saturday, 10 am–6 pm  
Sunday, 10 am–5 pm  
Select a plump pumpkin in Lakeview’s premiere pumpkin patch. There will be a host of fall photo opportunities for the kids. Wide selection of pumpkins available.   

Sugar Roots Farm Pumpkin Patch
10701 Willow Drive, Lower Coast Algiers, 504.766.7780 
Open Oct. 3, 10, 19, 17, 24, and 31  
Saturday, 9 am-5 pm  
Safe distancing pumpkin patch at this nonprofit teaching farm in 2-hour increments by advance reservation only. Information at sugarrootsfarm.org. Fee includes personal pumpkin, entertainment, activities, food vendors, and photo ops. 

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