Fall in Elk Grove is filled with pumpkin picking, farm activities, festivals, farmers’ markets and so much more. Make fall a season full of unforgettable memories for you and the kids with plenty of family-friendly activities and opportunities to spend time outdoors. Don’t miss out on all of this fall fun!
Pick the Perfect Pumpkin
Head to these pumpkin patches and turn finding your perfect pumpkin into a day trip filled with hayrides, games, mazes, and decorating stations.
Fog Willow Farms
Plan to spend the day at Fog Willow Farms to have time to participate in all of their fun activities. Hop on the hayride and trek through the pumpkin patch while hunting for a pumpkin. Then head to the petting zoo, adventure course, and take a ride on the Flying Swine Barrel-Train.
Keema’s Pumpkin Farm
Wander through the corn maze at Keema’s Pumpkin Farm and see how long it takes to solve. The maze is changed every year. Enjoy the tractor rides and pumpkin picking while taking lots of fun photos at the unique photo stations throughout the farm. Keema’s offers a Pumpkin Pass that will give you and your family access to the fun for the season.
Stop by Green Acres and stroll through their pumpkin patch. The patch is well-stocked with pumpkins ready to be picked!
Pool of Pumpkins
Jump in the pool and pick a pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch at Wackford Aquatic Complex on October 15 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. After finding your pumpkin head to the decorating stations and transform it into a work of art. Try your hand at the carnival games before you leave!
Explore a Fall Festival
Check out the wide variety of fall festivals held in Elk Grove including a Giant Pumpkin Festival, halloween festivals, and a festival just for your pup to enjoy!
Giant Pumpkin Festival
Prepare to marvel at the larger-than-life pumpkins at the Giant Pumpkin Festival. Held October 1 & 2, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Elk Grove Park the festival features a giant pumpkin weighing contest, pumpkin regatta, and pumpkin themed contests.
Doggy Trick or Treat
Dress up your pup and bring them trick-or-treating on October 15 at Hattendorf Park. There will be doggy obstacle courses and games, a Halloween parade, and a souvenir picture and goody bag.
Get in the Halloween spirit at Halloween Fest on October 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Elk Grove Park Pavilion. There will be games, hayrides, pumpkin patch for pumpkin picking, and decorating stations.
Don't miss this fun filled festival! Explore Elk Grove is hosting Hallo-Palooza on October 28 from 5-8 p.m at Old Town Plaza. There will be a trick-or-treat trail, SPOOK-tacular Parade, Wicked Good Fashion Show, and more.
Shop Halloween Vintage
Shop vintage clothing, spooky decor, and tasty fall treats at the Halloween Vintage Market on October 8th. Guests are invited to wear simple costumes and enjoy fall activities to get in the Halloween spirit.
Sip Seasonal Roasts
Visitors to Rescate Coffee know fall has arrived when the Country Pumpkin Latte pops up on the menu. This delicious seasonal beverage is not to be missed!
Stroll Through the Farmers’ Market
Spend the weekend wandering through the Elk Grove Certified Farmers’ Market and Old Town Farmers’ Market and pick up locally grown produce and goods.
Follow the Beer & Wine Trail
Those interested in the local wine and craft beer scene can follow the Beer & Wine Trail to sip wine and craft brews at local breweries and wineries.
Discover the Arts
Walk around Elk Grove and admire public artworks and art exhibits. Want to participate in an artist workshop? Head to he Elk Grove Fine Arts Center.
Plan your trip to Elk Grove with these activities and check out the events page for even more things to do this fall in Elk Grove.