Bates Celebrates 100 Years!

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

Description:

Spend the evening with Bates as they celebrate 100 years. Enjoy dinner catered by Mexico City... »

Camping Under the Stars

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

Description:

Enjoy a summer campout on the farm with family and friends at the annual Summer Food Festival... »

Summer Food Festival

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Description:

San Diego's favorite food vendors will be here to serve you the best cuisine from 4pm to 8pm.... »

The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

Description:

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

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Description:

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

American Truck Historical Society Truck Show

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Description: Registration is $20 • Pre-Registration (before August 30th) is $15
Silent Auction
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Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021

Description: Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Pumpkin Festival" Arts,... »

30th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Description:

Join in the fun by designing and building a scarecrow to exhibit in the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Description:

Don’t miss the annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on... »

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

Description:

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

Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021 to Sunday, November 28, 2021

Description: Start your holiday shopping early for American handmade arts and crafts at the “Christmas
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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

Email:

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.