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Pumpkin Patches Along the Capitol Corridor

October 21, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means its time to get into full pumpkin decorating mode! If you haven’t had a chance to create your perfect jack-o’-lantern yet, here are a few pumpkin patches we discovered that are conveniently located along the Capitol Corridor route.

1. Speer Family Farms Bay Street Pumpkin Patch, 2153 Ferry Point, Alameda

This pumpkin patch location also includes a petting zoo, jumpy houses, play areas, and a variety of locally grown valley pumpkins.
Directions: Take the train to Oakland Jack London Square Station. Walk to 7th and Franklin streets, take the AC Transit bus 31 to West Midway Ave./Pan Am Way.
Estimated time from station: 25 minutes (by walking and bus)
Dates and hours: 10/1-10/31, 10am-9pm
For more details: www.speerfamilyfarms.com

2. Pick of the Patch Pumpkins, 4020 Fremont Hub, Fremont

This Pick of the Patch location has jump houses and inflatable slides and a “memory zone” for taking festive photos.
Dates and Hours: 9/25-10/31, 9:30am-9:30pm (hours vary)
Estimated time from station: 15 minutes (by bus)
Directions: Take the train to the Fremont/Centerville Station. Take AC Transit bus 99 or 210 to Fremont and Mowry.
Route 99 Saturday and Sunday/Holiday schedules
Route 210 weekend schedule
For more details: www.abctreefarms.net/pumpkin

3. Pick of the Patch Pumpkins, 2380 Monroe Street, Santa Clara

This Pick of the Patch location has inflatable slides, jump houses, and “festive photos” you can take with your family.
Dates and hours: 9/25-10/31, 9:30am-9:30pm
Estimated time from station: 20 minutes
Directions: Take the train to Santa Clara/University Station. Take the VTA 32 bus directly from the station to Monroe and San Thomas Creek. (Note: The VTA 32 bus operates hourly on Saturdays from 8:50am – 5pm.)
For more details: www.abctreefarms.net/pumpkin
Route 32 Saturday schedule

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