Fall Activities in Southern California That You Autumn Know

Crisp air and pumpkins everywhere—it must be fall! In Southern California, this just means adding boots to our otherwise summery outfits. While the weather may not match the season’s vibes, there are other ways to get into the autumn spirit. Pumpkin spice up your October with these exciting local activities for the whole family.

pumpkins in a patch

Pumpkin Patch at Tanaka Farms
Now open in Irvine, the Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch is in operation until October 31. Choose your gourds daily from 9am to 6pm. General admission is $6 per person, and children under two and Military members are free. This ticket includes entry to the patch, a run through the Strawbale Maze for the kids, a shaded play area, and many photo opportunities! For additional fees, you can go on unlimited wagon rides, experience the Barnyard Educational Exhibit, and pick carrots, radishes, onions and more from the veggie patch. Visit their website to purchase your tickets and plan your excursion.

Great Park Balloon Jack-O-Lantern
No, we’re not just blowing hot air. The famously local Great Park Balloon really does transform into a giant Jack-O-Lantern! Bring the family out to this Irvine wonder and take part in fabulous seasonal activities such as games, crafts, gourmet food trucks, and more. Located just a few miles from Launch at Rise, you have until November 2, to enjoy this venture. Visit their website for more information and to purchase tickets.

Oktoberfest at Old World Biergarten
Prost to good times at the iconic Oktoberfest at Old World Biergarten! Join in Orange County’s biggest party since 1977. Going on until October 31, celebrate at this Huntington Beach hot spot with authentic German food, imported German beers, and live German bands. Looking to bring your kids? Come by Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday for family-friendly days, activities, and games. Tickets are available online and at the door.

dad and son in corn maze

Fall Harvest on the Farm at Underwood Family Farms
Your opportunity to bring home the cutest pumpkin in the patch is here at Underwood Family Farms. Nearby our community, The Grove, this family-friendly attraction is open until October 31, with themed-weekends varying throughout the month. Admission is between $16 and $22 and includes tractor-drawn wagon rides, a corn maze, Farmer Craig’s Chicken Show, pumpkin displays, live bands, and more. For more details and ticket information, visit their website.

When you live in any one of our fabulous Southern California neighborhoods, it’s easy to fill up your weekends with local adventures. Find your perfect, centrally located dream home by exploring our neighborhoods now selling throughout Orange County and Ventura County.

Sales: Shea Homes Marketing Company (CalDRE #01378646), Construction: SHSC GC, Inc. (CSLB #1012096). Equal Housing Opportunity. This is not an offer for real estate for sale, nor solicitation of an offer to buy to residents of any state or province in which registration and other legal requirements have not been fulfilled. Pricing does not include options, elevation, or lot premiums, effective date of publication and subject to change without notice. All square footages and measurements are approximate and subject to change without notice. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Equal Housing Opportunity.

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