County by county: Here are the pumpkin patches open in 2020

Safety precautions will be in place to prevent spread of COVID-19

Mandarin United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s officially Fall and the pumpkin patches are open!

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, people are trying to keep up with fall traditions. That means pumpkins... a bunch of them!

We have compiled a 2020 list of the best pumpkin patches in your county.

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Duval County-

  • Southside United Methodist Church - Address: 3120 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207 | Opens Oct. 3 - 31st
  • Celestial Farms - Address: 13958 Duval Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218 | Farm of Fantasy on Oct. 31st ONLY (No pumpkin patch, but it is decorated)
  • Shepherd of the Woods Pumpkin Patch - Address: 6595 Columbia Park Ct Jacksonville, Florida 32258 | Opening day not yet announced

We are still working on plans for this year's pumpkin patch. Stay tuned for more details!

Posted by Shepherd of the Woods Pumpkin Patch on Tuesday, September 29, 2020
  • Isle Of Faith United Methodist Church - Address: 1821 San Pablo Rd S, Jacksonville, FL 32224 | Open daily to the general public from Oct. 10 - Oct. 31st
  • Congaree and Penn - Address: 11830 Old Kings Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32219 | Open Sept. 30th - Oct. 31st
  • Holiday’s Nursery & Landscaping - THREE LOCATIONS: 510 Shetter Ave. Jax Beach, FL 32250, 13601 Philips Hwy Jacksonville, FL 32256 AND 4434 Hendricks Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32207. All three locations have a pumpkin patch.

🍁Happy Fall! Our Nocatee location is OPEN!! 🎃More varieties of pumpkins to arrive soon!! Come see us! 13601 Philips Hwy

Posted by Holiday's Nursery & Landscaping on Saturday, September 26, 2020

The patch is open 11:30 am-8:30pm every day. We take all major credit cards. It is open to the public free of charge and...

Posted by MUMC Pumpkin Patch on Monday, September 28, 2020

Clay County:

  • Amazing Grace Crop Maze - Address: 2899 Wisteria Farm Rd, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 | Open Oct. 2 for Fall season
  • (CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 - Middleburg United Methodist Pumpkin Patch - 3925 Main Street, Middleburg, FL, 32068)
  • Orange Park United Methodist Church - 2063 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL, 32073 |
  • (CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 - Asbury United Methodist Church of Orange Park - Address: 16 College Dr, Orange Park, FL 32065)
  • Fleming Island United Methodist Church: 7170 Highway 17, Fleming Island, FL, 32003 | Open beginning on Saturday, October 10.
  • Keystone United Methodist Church - Address: 4004 State Rd 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656 | Pumpkins are scheduled to arrive on Friday, Oct. 9.

Nassau County

St. Johns County

Baker County

  • First United Methodist Church of Macclenny - 93 N 5th St, Macclenny, Florida 32063 | Opening Oct. 3.

The Pumpkins are coming Saturday, October 3rd! The unloading event will start at 8:30 am for anyone that would like to come and help.

Posted by First United Methodist Church of Macclenny on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Alachua County

Columbia County


  • Merck Farms - Address: 4745 Clarks Bluff Rd, Kingsland, GA 31548 | Unknown
  • (*CLOSED* for Fall Season - Poppell Farms - Address: 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, GA 31555)
  • Burt’s Farm - Address: 5 Burts Pumpkin Farm Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534 | Opens Sept. 1

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: In normal times, the only rule was “don’t pick the pumpkin up by the stem.”

But now, because of coronavirus, other safety precautions have been put in place, including hand sanitizer stations and face mask requirements

Just a few new rules this year.

Posted by MUMC Pumpkin Patch on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a communication degree.