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Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall  /  Pumpkin Patches  /  Instagram Worthy Pumpkin Patches


It’s fall, y’all, and you know what that means — it’s time to pull out your boots, scarves and wool hats and head to one of Tampa Bay’s many Instagram-worthy pumpkin patches for your perfect fall couples pic.

We have rounded up the most picturesque patches in the bay area so you know exactly where to go to fill your pumpkin spice dreams — even if temperatures are still well into the 80s.

And if you want a longer and more in-depth list of area pumpkin patches, look no further!  Check out our list of Tampa Pumpkin Patches, St. Petersburg Pumpkin Patches and Clearwater Pumpkin Patches!

And our sister publication has a great curated list of fun family-friendly things to do this week in Tampa.




Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees

October 16-30, 2023
St. Petersburg

The ultimate Insta-worthy pumpkin patch is of course Gallaghers. There’s a vintage truck with fall florals, a wall of pumpkins in crates, adorable chairs, farm animals — literally everything you need for the perfect shot for the ‘gram.
Located in St. Pete for more than 30 years, this family-owned business is great to capture super cute photos of your little pumpkins while you select the best of the ‘patch’ for your home! Check out the patch’s Instagram page for photo inspiration. As an added bonus, this lot is dog-friendly!
FREE Admission; pumpkin prices vary

Tampa Bay pumpkin patches
Image credit: Gallagher’s Pumpkins & Christmas Trees


Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch

October 4-October 26, 2023
Tampa, FL

Another picture-perfect patch is located at Hyde Park Village. Abundant pumpkins, cute signs and seats and the quaint Hyde Park Village backdrop make for a great pumpkin photo op. As a bonus, proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The patch will be located by the fountain near Pottery Barn.


Adoptable Puppies from The Humane Society of Tampa Bay” event also returns.  This aspect of the Pumpkin Patch provides an avenue for attendees to bond with and adopt pups, while also fostering a deeper understanding of The Humane Society’s mission and efforts. This will take place on September 30, October 7, and October 21 from 10am-12pm.


Southern Hill Farms Fall Festival

September 23-November 12, 2023, Thurs-Sun:  11am-7pm
Clermont, FL

About an hour east of Tampa, just north from Walt Disney World is the cutest farm/fall festival for families! This year’s 7th Annual Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms will feature a 5-acre corn maze, u-pick sunflowers and zinnias, a pumpkin patch barn, kids zone, and more. You can even taste the yummy apple cider donuts. There are plenty of spots to snap your perfect fall couples pic.


Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival at the St. Pete Pier

Fall Fest – October 7-8, 2023, 11am – 7pm
Pumpkin Patch – October 7 – 16, 2023 11am -7pm

St. Pete Pier

Enjoy a day at the St. Pete Pier and then stop to pick the perfect pumpkin under the beautiful Bending Arc! The Pier is already a great photo spot, so adding pumpkins is just the cherry on top. Opening weekend also means the Fall Fest on October 7 and 8, featuring the patch, music, food vendors, and more.
FREE; pumpkin prices vary

Image credit: St. Pete Pier


Kerby’s Nursery

Open daily starting September 30, 2023

Kerby’s Nursery has a variety of beautiful pumpkins to select from including cinderella, gladiator, jack-be-little, and more! While you’re there, be sure to snap a photo in front of the pumpkin wall!
Pumpkin prices vary

Annual Heights Fall Festival at Armature Works

October 14-15, and 21-22, 2023
Armature Works

We’re still waiting on details for this year’s pumpkin patch at Armature Works, but we have no doubt it will be as photogenic as always. Give off Florida fall vibes with this waterfront patch.

Raprager Family Farm

Select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays September 19 – November 19, 2023
Raprager’s fall Festival is BACK with even more fall fun on the farm! There are new attractions this year including axe throwing, pumpkin painting, a 900ft inflatable maze, baby cow, and more. The haunted barn is back along with the hayrides, petting zoo, hay chute slide, and other favorites.


Photo Credit: Fruitville Grove Farm

Fruitville Grove Farm

September 30-October 29, 2023

Pumpkins and fall foliage abound at Fruitville Grove Farm in Sarasota. The “Pumpkin Palace” is the perfect backdrop for your fall Instagram photos. There are plenty of decorated photo spots, not to mention live music, a petting zoo and tons of kids activities.


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