Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021 to Sunday, April 25, 2021


Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Spring Festival”... »

Spring Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021


The Spring Food Truck Festival will tempt hungry festival-goers with many mobile cuisine... »

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show

Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021


The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show returns to Bates Nut Farm. Organized by Heartbeat... »

Del Sur Kennel Club Dog Show

Date: Friday, April 30, 2021 to Sunday, May 2, 2021


The Del Sur Kennel Club Show will feature several individual breed specialties and an... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021


The annual Valley Center Community Yard Sale is a don’t-miss for buyers and sellers... »

Turbo Buick Car Show

Date: Sunday, June 6, 2021


This show is open to all classic vehicle types. This will be the 16th year at this location... »

Bahia Sur Kennel Club of Chula Vista Dog Show

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to Sunday, June 20, 2021

Description: Bahia Sur Kennel Club was established in 1974 and is an AKC all breed kennel club that holds... »

Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 to Sunday, July 25, 2021


This accredited American Kennel Club show spotlights hundreds of dogs representing a wide... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021 to Sunday, August 22, 2021


Spend an evening on the farm with family and friends at the annual Campout! Bring a tent or RV... »

Summer Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021


Some of San Diego's favorite food trucks will be on hand serving a variety of mobile... »

Event: Farm Education and Youth Day

« return to September, 2015

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm


Phone: 760-749-3333

Description: Youth groups and their families are invited to create fall memories at Bates Nut Farm during the Pumpkin Patch opening weekend, 9/26 &9/27/2015. Scouts, 4H, FFA, religious groups and others can enjoy a specially priced Pumpkin Package during this special weekend. The package includes 1 Jack-o-Lantern pumpkin, 1 Straw Maze, the Bates Farm Zoo and 1 Tractor Hayride, all for just $9.00 (a $2.00 savings). Scout patches are available for purchase for $2.00 each.

The Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show will take place both days, and the annual "Celebrating Farm Life" day will take place on Saturday. Antique tractor parades happen both Saturday & Sunday at 11 am and 2pm.

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED! $9.00 Pumpkin Package is only offered for youth groups on 9/26 & 9/27.