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... »

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

Description:

Weekday Food on the Farm

... »

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

Description:

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

Description:

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

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... »

East County Cruisers Car Show, Breakfast & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Description:

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
... »

Event: Spring Food Truck Festival

« return to April, 2019

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Email:

Phone: (760)749-3333

Description:

The Spring Food Truck Festival will tempt hungry festival-goers with many mobile cuisine choices from several of San Diego's favorite gourmet food trucks. The festival runs Saturday from 11:00 – 3:00 pm. Live Music by the PleaZure Band on the Bates Stage from 12:00 - 3:00 pm! There will be fun for the entire family with Snow’s Pony Rides, petting zoo, and face painting, as well as a beer garden hosted by the Optimist Club for guests 21 and over. The Bates Farm Zoo will also be open, and visitors will enjoy meeting the spring babies and saying hello to the mini donkeys, Inky & Midnight. 

Our Food Truck Line-up: 

Additional Food Vendors:

Also taking place both Saturday and Sunday is the Arts, Crafts and Vintage Market from 9:00 – 4:00 pm. American handmade arts and crafts will be in the spotlight along with upcycled, recycled, restored, vintage and handmade products. There is still space available for local artisans, local fundraising, local farmers with fresh produce, antique and vintage sellers, and entrepreneurs wanting to promote their businesses. Click here for the Vendor applications.