How To Plan A Pumpkin Patch-Themed Kids' Birthday Party


If your child loves going to pumpkin patches, but you don't have one nearby, or if it's closed on her big day, treat her to birthday party inspired by her favorite fall attraction. You can use all of the traditional fun things associated with pumpkin patches, such as mazes and hay rides, to create an unforgettable celebration for your child.

When planning a pumpkin patch-themed birthday party, consider what outdoor venues you can use, and either rent or buy an event tent in case of inclement weather. You can also have indoor activities planned as a back-up, as autumn weather is known to be unpredictable. 

A pumpkin patch-inspired celebration is versatile in that it will entertain and delight kids of all ages. If you are inviting both younger and older kids, plan a few different activities for each age range. Also, be sure to take any food allergies or dietary restrictions into consideration when putting together the autumn-themed menu.

Here are some ideas to help you plan the fall birthday party:

1. Venues 

If you or a family member have a yard with a large yard, that may be the perfect place to host the party. Make sure your guests will have plenty of room to spread out and participate in the themed events.

Another option is renting a farm venue for the day, which will come in especially handy if you're planning a large event. You may even be allowed access to a barn, as well as other farm-related items such as wagons and hay bales. Look for a farm that offers pony rides for the kids if your budget allows. 

2. Activities

Buy or rent several red wagons and fill them with hay to give the young guests rides around the venue. You can also use them to haul pumpkins and even as cute photo backdrops. As another idea, give the celebration space an authentic feel by creating a "patch" filled with pumpkins of various sizes. Kids can pick their own to decorate and bring home as favors.

Set up a craft station complete with glitter glue, markers, and stickers for decoration pumpkins. Guests can also bob for apples, compete in sack races and make their own scarecrows to take home.

3. Food 

No pumpkin patch-themed birthday party would be complete would be complete without caramel apples, so either make enough for each child and set them out buffet-style or allow the guests to make their own. Other sweet snack ideas include pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and sugar cookies decorated as jack-o-lanterns.

For savory treats, you can serve carrots sticks with a ranch dip or hummus, and cups of creamy butternut soup with crackers. For more information and assistance, contact a company like Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch.


12 April 2018

Exploring Birthday Party Planning Ideas

Hello, my name is Trinity Billings. I am crazy about throwing wild birthday parties for kids and adults alike. Everyone should have a birthday party thrown in their honor after another year passes by. When I was a young kid, my parents always made a big deal about my birthday despite a lack of funds or time. As I grew older, I slowly realized all of the effort they put into making me feel special. As a result, I vowed to return the favor whenever I could. Today, I always throw my parents a big bash by renting tents, tables, chairs and decorations from event coordination companies. I work closely with party planners to make every event as special as can be. I hope to update this site with ideas that will inspire others to do the same for their loved ones. Thank you for visiting.