Arata Pumpkin Farm, Half Moon Bay

San Francisco, CA

Arata Pumpkin Farm is the disneyland of pumpkin farms. In autumn the land here is tranformed into a sort of fun park for kids and adults. The amazing hay maze has secret doors and a minotaur that sometimes gives you golden pumpkins. There is an adorable petting zoo, haunted house, giant king kong, pumpkin river, corn fields to wander, hay rides, mini-train rides, toddler land playground, sword fighting shows in an arena, and pony rides. It's expensive because each thing costs a few dollars or more. It can get crowded around Halloween so come early! Avoid during the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival weekend, when it's too crowded.
Most of the attractions are only available in October, but the maze might be available other times of year, starting in July (call to ask).

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Hay maze entrance.

The 7 ft high walls of the maze.

Toddler land playground, at Arata Pumpkin Farm.

One of the passages through the maze.

Open Monday-Sunday 9am-6:30pm. Open until 9:30pm on Fridays and 10:30pm on Saturdays during the fall. Best time to come is October.
Arata Pumpkin Farm is located at 185 Verde Rd, Half Moon Bay, call (650) 726-7548.
Off of Hwy 1, 6.5 miles south of where Hwy 92 meets Hwy 1, turn east on Verde Rd. There is plenty of parking.
Click "satellite" to see the maze from the air.

Janet

2009-10-14 17:02:00

We love it! Since i found out about this place we have been coming back every year! So far this is out third year. My son is eight and looks forward to coming to Arata's. He enjoys the challenge! This year I'm also taking a bunch of friends and going at night. I definitely recommend it!!!!!!!!)

Lorena

2009-10-01 21:16:00

wish i could b there!)

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