The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

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


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


Weekday Food on the Farm

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Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

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


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


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


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


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

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021


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


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: 100 Years of Family Fun

« return to August, 2021

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm


Address: 15954 Woods Valley Road
Valley Center, CA

Phone: 760-749-3333


Celebrating 100 Years!
Summer Food Festival
Saturday, August 21st • 4pm-8pm

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

Pomodoro Rosso • Haad Sai Thai
Epic Eatz • Mariposa Ice Cream
Mr. Greek • Lemonade

First 500 Families: Pick Up Your Anniversary Discount Coupon Packet
in the Bates Store. 1 Per Family
Discounts off Face Painting, Ice Cream, Hayride, Pony Rides, Slide,
Bates & Farmer's Daughter
Free Cake 6:00 pm until gone


Being held in conjunction with the Camping Under the Stars event.

Enjoy live music by Heidi & The Hurricanes, from 4:00-8:00pm

Kids Entertainment: 4pm to 7pm

Pony Rides $9 • Slide $2
Hayrides $2 • Facepainting