Events at Bates Nut Farm

There's always something going on at Bates! Dogs on a leash are welcome outdoors. Scroll down and click on the event title for more information.

The Pumpkin Patch

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to Friday, October 31, 2014

Description: Over 50 years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin... »

Weekend Entertainment--Ash Street Ramblers

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Bates Nut Farm welcomes The Ash Street Ramblers back to the Bates Nut Farm stage. The popular... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

"Celebrating Farm Life" Youth Education Day

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: This event was established about 10 years ago to educate the public about farm animals,... »

Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association (EDGETA) Show

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 to Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: The Early Days Gas Engine and Tractor Association will be having an Antique Tractor Show on... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

Weekend Entertainment--Lightning Train

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Over the past few years Lightning Train has garnered the reputation as one of Southern... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

Craft Fair:  "Pumpkin Festival"

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014

Description: Start your fall mornings at Bates Nut Farm with the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast from 7-10... »

Weekend Entertainment-Valley Center Jazz Band

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Weekend Entertainment--Boogie Brothers

Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014

Weekend Entertainment--Heidi and the Hurricane

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014

Description: Heidi & the Hurricane features dynamic vocals, tight harmonies and fun duets with passionate... »

Friday Nights on the Farm

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014

Description: New this year! Come after school or work and get your weekend started in the Pumpkin Patch.... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Two for the Road

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014

Description: A mobile food truck specializing in American comfort food. The menu changes weekly but they... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Pierogi Truck

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Description: The most authentic Polish and Eastern European dishes in San Diego! All of their ingredients come... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Devilicious

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Description: As seen on the Great Food Truck Race, Devilicous serves up food so good it's bad! Choose from... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Perky Beans

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Description: Perky Beans Coffee is a friendly mobile cafe that brings fresh, great tasting, locally-roasted... »

Weekend Entertainment--Bayou Brothers

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Description: With a sound straight out of Louisiana's dance clubs, bayou festivals and backyard crawfish... »

23rd Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Description: Keep the lost art of scarecrow making alive and make a scarecrow to enter in the 22nd Annual... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Two for the Road

Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Description: A mobile food truck specializing in American comfort food. The menu changes weekly but they... »

Weekend Entertainment--Rick & The Working Cowboy Band

Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Description: Rick Robledo and The Working Cowboy Band are dedicated to the preservation of traditional country... »

Weekend Entertainment--Nitro Express

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014

Description: Though typically billed as a Country or Country-Rock band, Nitro Express has influences ranging... »

Friday Nights on the Farm

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014

Description: New this year! Come after school or work and get your weekend started in the Pumpkin Patch.... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Two for the Road

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Description: A mobile food truck specializing in American comfort food. The menu changes weekly but they... »

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Description: "IT'S NOT JUST COUNTRY" . . .
Charly & Calico Ridge is an award-winning variety dance... »

9th Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Description: You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your opportunity to... »

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Weekend Entertainment--Bayou Brothers

Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014

Description: With a sound straight out of Louisiana's dance clubs, bayou festivals and backyard crawfish... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014

Description: Don’t miss the 6th annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on Sunday, October... »

Weekend Entertainment--Ash Street Ramblers

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Description: Bates Nut Farm welcomes The Ash Street Ramblers back to the Bates Nut Farm stage. The popular... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Devilicious

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Description: As seen on the Great Food Truck Race, Devilicous serves up food so good it's bad! Choose from... »

Gourmet Food Trucks In the Pumpkin Patch: Perky Beans

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Description: Perky Beans Coffee is a friendly mobile cafe that brings fresh, great tasting, locally-roasted... »

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Description: Bates Nut Farm welcomes classic Rock ‘n Roll band Red Lane. They will take the Bates stage and... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Description: The 11th annual East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

"Christmas on the Farm" Arts 'n Crafts Fair

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: Start your holiday shopping early at the Bates Nut Farm’s “Christmas on the Farm” Arts ‘n... »

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: "IT'S NOT JUST COUNTRY" . . .
Charly & Calico Ridge is an award-winning variety dance... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

"Santa's Coming" Arts ' Crafts Fair

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014

Description: Bates Nut Farm will be hosting their largest Arts ‘n Crafts Fair of the year over the long... »

Christmas In the Valley

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 3rd annual “Christmas... »

Christmas In the Valley

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 3rd annual “Christmas... »