Guidestone’s Annual Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival!
Friday, October 13th – Sunday, October 15th
10am-5pm each day
Autumn in the Upper Arkansas Valley is a wonderful time to celebrate the region and its abundant harvest. One great event for children and families is Guidestone’s Annual Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival at the Hutchinson Ranch in Salida, Colorado. This beloved community event provides 3 days of family fun for hundreds of festival-goers from Chaffee County and surrounding communities.
Activities throughout the weekend include horse-drawn wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, pony rides, farm games, apple cider press, straw bale maze, crafts, face painting, food, live music and more!
Check out this Pumpkin Patch Video to see footage from Pumpkin Patch 2016, thanks to Now This Is Colorado!
General Entrance Gate Ticket Prices:
Individual Tickets: $10
Family Tickets (up to four people): $35
Individual Weekend Pass: $20
Family Weekend Pass (up to four people): $75
2 and under free. A free pumpkin comes with each child’s entrance ticket while supplies last.
Tickets can also be purchased in advance at the following area businesses:
BV Roastery Cafe
Lettucehead Food Co.
Advance tickets will be available through Thursday, Oct. 12. If you have purchased tickets online, your name will be held at the entrance gate. Thanks!
To highlight a few weekend specifics:
- Enjoy delicious baked goods provided by Seasons Cafe, lunch items by Amicas, and a rootbeer garden with home-brewed root beer by Moonlight & Amicas – all available for purchase in the event barn.
- Salida Circus will be doing an aerial performance each day at 1pm and welcoming guests to the Pumpkin Patch
- Meet a baby alpaca and her mama with Hallmark Ranch Alpacas – both Friday and Saturday in the Petting Farm area
- Play Chicken Bingo!
- Enjoy live music in the event barn with:
10:30am - 12:30pm 12:30 - 2:30pm 2:30-4:30pm FRIDAY Intrinsic Dance (Bonnie Culpepper & Brian Intrary) Bruce Hayes Bruce Warren Trio (Bruce Warren, Marryanne Rozzi, Christopher Leydon) SATURDAY Dave Tipton Matthew Coen The Sugar Beets (Bonnie Culpepper & Laura Stephens) SUNDAY Stephen Smalzel/ Salida Brass Salida Brass/ Laura Stephens Seth Roberts & Chris Leydon
Want to join in the fun? Become a Volunteer!
Become a Sponsor!
Please join us in making this event a success by becoming a sponsor. Sponsors can provide funds and/or donate goods and services. Proceeds from the pumpkin patch cover event costs and support the delivery of education programs, continued preservation efforts, and general operations of the Hutchinson Homestead and Learning Center, Guidestone’s homebase of operations. Thank you for your support!
Pumpkin Patch is a rain, snow or shine event. In the event of inclement weather, the Hutchinson Ranch provides plenty of indoor space for foods, games, crafts and music. No refunds provided. And since this is a working ranch, please keep dogs at home. Thanks!