Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Fall Festivals 2020

Below is a summary of places that are offering pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and fall festivals in the Tri-Cities area. Note: face masks and social distancing are required.

Christopherson Farm “Curbside” Pumpkin Patch – opens September 25
197616 E. Bowles in Kennewick
Hours: Fridays through Sundays from dusk to dawn through October 31
Free admission

With guidance from the Benton Franklin Health Department, we are operating as a curbside pumpkin patch. We will have several “booths” for you to park alongside to do your shopping and maintain proper social distancing. Each booth will have the same selection of our premium carving pumpkins in orange, yellow and white colors, as well as mini pumpkins, colored corn, corn stalks, pie pumpkins and butternut squash. We are still self serve, cash only please. We will not be operating our Kiddie Korn Maze and offering u-cut Sunflowers. Sunflowers will be available by appointment (contact Denise Christopherson at 509-430-2167): $1.00 per stem or 6 stems for $5.00.
Info: https://www.facebook.com/farmwifedenise/

Country Mercantile Harvest Fest – opens September 26
232 Crestloch Rd. in Pasco
Hours: Monday – Thursday from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday – Sunday from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. through October 31
Admission: $7 per person, kids 2 and under free

We will be following Covid-19 guidelines while we offer the following activities:
– pumpkin patch
– corn maze
– straw bale maze
– virtual petting zoo
– photo booth
– pumpkins will also be available for purchase
Our store is open for shopping and we do offer indoor dining.
Info: https://www.countrymercantile.com/pages/harvest-festival

Hatch Patch – through October 31
1730 Falls Road in Pasco
Hours: Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., closed Sunday through October 31
Free admission

We offer u-pick pumpkins and pumpkins at our produce stand. Cash or check only – no credit cards.
Info: https://www.facebook.com/thehatchpatchhhh/

Jobs Nursery Pumpkin Patch – opens September 26
4072 Columbia River Road in Pasco
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 31
Free admission

We are excited to be able to offer the U-Pick Patch for 2020! We have a 2.5 acre patch full of beautiful pumpkins of many shape and colors as well as winter squashes! We will not be offering hayrides this year. Masks are required. We accept all major credit cards, contactless NFC (like Google and Apple Pay), and cash.
Info: http://www.jobsnursery.com/pumpkins

Middleton’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch – opens September 26
1050 Pasco Kahlotus Rd. in Pasco
Hours: Thursday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. through November 1
Admission: $12.00 ages 3-Adult (2 and under are free), $10 seniors/military

We are excited to announce that we will be open again this year and we can’t wait for your family to come and create wonderful memories! Navigate through the corn maze. Hop on a hayride around the fields. Pick your favorite pumpkin. Take home autumn decor.

We are limiting our activities to keep everyone safe:
– Corn Maze (we have designed extra “bubbles” to provide more space and allow others to pass at a safe distance)
– All activities and food will be outside this year
– Time restrictions for each guest at the farm (you will be given a 3 hour window when you enter the farm to enjoy all the fun)
– Social distancing lines while waiting for tickets & other attractions
Info & Tickets: https://middletonsfallfestival.com/

Villa’s Lil’ Pumpkin Patch – opens September 26
510 Orchard RD. in North Pasco
Hours: September 26 & 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday through Sunday all October from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Free admission

We have a u-pick pumpkin patch or you can purchase a pumpkin at our stand. We will be offering an espresso and lunch menu on Saturday and Sunday and all other days we will be offering espresso and fresh pie slices. We ask all visitors that come to our farm to please wear your face mask. Please bring cash since it will be faster to process than your debit card.
Info: https://www.facebook.com/La-Villa-Espresso-Villas-Fresh-Produce-145497735475421/

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Columbia Basin Badger Club Webinar: “State of the State’s Economy: Covid Impacts Present and Future” – September 17, 2020

Online Zoom Event
From 12 noon – 1 p.m.
Free to participate – must register for this Zoom session

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted Washington’s economy and will influence its economic future in ways that are both obvious and unclear. What impacts have they already had on the ability to deliver critical programs? What are the impacts of federal funding both positively and negatively? As a former state senator, what impact will the pandemic and civil unrest have on the Washington state budget?

How does the state address these issues? What are the unintended consequences of these events? How will Washington’s businesses evolve as a consequence of the disruptions and unemployment?

Where are we today and where do you see the state’s business community being a year or two years from now?

Speakers:
– Dr. Lisa Brown, State of Washington Commerce Secretary and former Senate Majority Leader
– Kristopher Johnson, president and CEO, Association of Washington Business

Event info & Registration: https://cbbc.clubexpress.com/

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Downtown Pasco’s Fiery Foods Virtual Festival – September 12, 2020

Online Zoom Event
From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Free to join – you must register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrde-urD8sG9OzVyynaY8uGKHJ-9bW7B2C

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic the annual Downtown Pasco’s Fiery Foods Festival was a multicultural all day event where you could bring the entire family, taste exciting food, listen to great music and spice up your day!

This year the Fiery Foods Festival will be a virtual experience via Zoom on September 12 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. We are collaborating with Salem Multicultural Institute and World Beat and Noche Cultural to bring you a 2 hours of music and entertainment via Zoom live!

Note: the Pasco Farmers Market will be open as usual from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. where you can purchase event t-shirts and spicy prepackage foods and hot peppers. Also “Virtual Fiery Foods Festival, Multicultural Night” facemasks will be available at the market.

You are invited to register for the free Zoom Event sponsored by City of Pasco Government, Port of Pasco and Pasco Farmers Market in collaboration with Noche Cultural and Salem Multicultural Institute and World Beat at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrde-urD8sG9OzVyynaY8uGKHJ-9bW7B2C

Event info: https://www.facebook.com/fieryfoodsfestivalpascowa/

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