Pumpkin Patch 

Oct 15-16, 2016. 11am to 4pm each day

2014 Winner of Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Award for
"Best Fall Festival in SW Houston/Fort Bend County"

2016 Sponsors

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Corporate Sponsorship Still Available!

For information on event sponsorship, view the event sponsorship packagealt and contact Michelle (mvryn@naturediscoverycenter.org) with any questions!

Tickets and Prices

Admission is free.

Individual tickets are $0.50. About 18 different festival games are just 1 ticket each.  Crafts, activities, and larger attractions can be 4 or 6 tickets each.

Pumpkin Passes are $20 and can be used for games, activities, crafts, some food/drinks, and pumpkins. You get $22 worth of tickets and do not have to carry a stack of tickets!

Food prices range from 2 tickets for popcorn, soda and water, to 4 tickets/slice for Firehouse Pizza, to 7 tickets per Chick-fil-A Sandwich (available only on Saturday).  Sno balls sold by an outside vendor generally cost 6 - 9 tickets. Food truck pricing varies. Food trucks expected this year include:  Saturday - Koagie Hots, PUCS popupcoffeestop, The Waffle Bus, Sunday - Koagie Hots, PUCS popupcoffeestop, The Burger Joint.

Pumpkin prices vary depending on the size. Final pricing normally won't be known until the evening prior. Generally they run $3 - $8.

Event Parking

Parking is also on side streets across Newcastle to the east (Lula, Betty, Jim West, Wendell, etc.), and down Evergreen to the south and down Oleander to the north.  The Nature Discovery Center/Russ Pitman Park north and south end parking lots will be closed during this event.

FREE event parking at Bellaire United Methodist Church is available via a shuttle service.  Donations are welcome but not required.

Event Volunteer Opportunities

•  Shifts:  3-hour shifts of 10:30 am - 1:45 pm OR 1:30 - 4:30 pm each day
•  Needs:  Approximately 40 people per shift.  Volunteers range in age from 12 to 80.
•  Roles:  Volunteers lead games, organize craft stations, help children win prizes, take tickets, sell pumpkins, and other duties. Early shift helps set up and late shift helps clean up.

To find out more about on vendors or volunteering, call Anne at 713.667.6550.


2016 Pumpkin Patch Press Release:  23rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Brings Fall Family Fun to Greater Houston

Festival Overview 

Come visit our annual fall festival Pumpkin Patch at and you and your family can:

• pick out the perfect pumpkin
• take a wagon ride around the block
• peruse vendors selling jewelry, candles, and more 
• ride the Tubs-of-Fun ride
• have your face painted
• enjoy kid's games and moonbounces in a carnival atmosphere
• or climb the rock wall...if you dare!

See the 2015 fun in action via Facebook on Saturday and Sunday!

The front of the park is covered with pumpkins!












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