Are you trying to find the perfect pumpkin or experience the cooler weather fall provides? Head out to the Texas Hill Country for some fall fun in Fredericksburg! Besides countless shops offering fall styles, decorations or food items, here are three local businesses where you can pick out the perfect jack-o-lantern.
- The pumpkin patch at Vogel Orchard features a real pick-your-own pumpkin patch and a wide already-picked selection. Also available for purchase will be pumpkin pie, blackberry and peach butter ice cream, peach cobbler, preserves, candy, and other local goodies. Fall hours start on Friday, October 2.
- Jenschke Orchards will offer pumpkins starting in mid-September, at their stand for sale and also offers pick-your-own fields as well from Thursday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will also have a Corn Pile and new this year a Corn Maze for $10 admission with age 5 and under free. For more information, visit www.bestfredericksburgpeaches.com.
- In the fall, Wildseed Farms is not just for flowers. The farm has truckloads of pumpkins and gourds – more than 25 varieties – to choose from. Wildseed Farms is open from 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.wildseedfarms.com.
Don’t forget your camera - pumpkins make the perfect background for family photos! Get more tips on planning your family getaway to Fredericksburg here.