The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

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

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

Live Entertainment on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Saturday, October 30, 2021

Description: For over 58 years, families have made it an annual tradition to come out to Bates during Pumpkin... »

Food on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

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Weekday Food on the Farm

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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"... »

30th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

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

Late Nights on the Farm

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021

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A great opportunity to avoid weekend crowds! Enjoy extended hours on October 14th & 15th.... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021

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

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

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

East County Cruisers Car Show, Breakfast & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021

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The Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

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: "Celebrating Farm Life" Farm Education & Youth Day

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Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Description: Come enjoy free presentations from local businesses and groups who share a passion for agriculture in California.

Several years ago this event was established to educate the public about life on the farm. Special guests will be on hand to share their knowledge of farm animals, wool spinning, organic gardening, beekeeping, bats, and other aspects of life on the farm. There will be ongoing presentations of the “Life of a Pumpkin” interactive module, Harvest Talk & Tour, a history of the 95 year old farm, along with the opportunity to interact with members of the farming community who are eager to share their experiences.

Live entertainment and food, tractor hayrides, picnicking, pony rides, petting zoo, facepainting and farm zoo continue through the weekend.


Don't miss the Antique Tractor Parades at 11:00 & 2:00!