Three Nunns Pumpkin Patch Has Tractors, U-Pick & Massive Corn Mazes for Acres of Fun - 510 Families
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Three Nunns Pumpkin Patch Has Tractors, U-Pick & Massive Corn Mazes for Acres of Fun

Pumpkins Are Already Here at Three Nunns Farm in Brentwood, open until October 31, 2021

By mid-September, we kicked off our pumpkin patch visiting season this year at Three Nunns Farm in Brentwood. The drive took us under an hour from Oakland on a Saturday morning. The venue is easy to find with signs indicating exactly where to enter, park, and exit.

Three Nunns will be open daily from 9 am to 6 pm for U-Pick pumpkins, pomegranates, tomatoes, flowers, and lots more at the farm stand. Bring your camera – the setting is photogenic!

Find more pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay mazes near the East Bay in our guide >

Three Nunns Farm
Three Nunns Farm offers a unique selection of reasonably priced gourds | Photo: Parul Patel

We were warmly greeted upon arrival with very friendly staff giving us a preview of what to expect. We paid $7 per person and immediately hopped on a tractor that took us through the orchards and onto the farm. The ride is slow and pleasant, but slightly bumpy. Nonetheless, it was not loud, which made it easy to point things out to the kids (or remind them to sit down when they tried touching the plants) without having to shout.

Map of Three Nunns
Three Nunns Farm in Brentwood | Photo: Parul Patel

Once we got out to the 40-acre farm, it was obvious we were going to be around for a while. Pumpkins are everywhere! I was surprised my children chose the gourds over playtime. You can pick from the stacks placed around the fields or directly from the vine. Our wagon filled up pretty quickly!

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Plenty of photo ops and entertaining props for kids | Photo: Parul Patel

There are cute setups for children to explore, and plenty of photo ops around the premise as well. Kids can climb inside and on top of haystacks, enjoy a small slide, and experience two different corn mazes – one with a more challenging path. We did appreciate the easier corn trail since we couldn’t make it to the larger corn maze, more so because of our fussy two year old (enough said). But we still had a blast discovering an endless array of orange, green, and even black pumpkins!

Three Nunns Corn Maze
Kids ride free and parents break a sweat through the corn maze | Photo: Parul Patel

Pro Tips for Three Nunns Farm

  • Bring hats and sunscreen for adults and kids – lots of sunshine and very little shade (hats are sold onsite as well).
  • Wear closed-toe, comfortable shoes since you’ll be on dirt and mounds the entire time.
  • Wagons are available. The owner did advise families to bring their own as they may run short. (The wagons really come in handy for transporting your gourds, belongings, and children.)
  • Both corn mazes are wagon and stroller-friendly if children refuse to walk, but it still requires some extra strength to pull and push through dirt and corn husks.
  • Tractors have space to store strollers, wagons, and all the pumpkins you pick.
  • The field is very large and spaced out well, but don’t forget face masks!
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Pumpkins for purchase and (gentle) play are abundant at Three Nunns | Photo: Parul Patel

In addition to the very helpful staff around the farm, my favorite part about Three Nunns is the unique selection of gourds (we even picked cantaloupe!). My children were so excited to see the different colors, shapes, and sizes. And the prices are really reasonable. They weigh all your produce so you can rest assured it’s fair pricing (we’ve gone to other patches where the price is based on a stare-down of the pumpkin).

Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Grand Open September 18

The Nunn family has been farming in Brentwood for more than 150 years. Find the Three Nunns Pumpkin Patch and giant corn maze at 550 Walnut Blvd in Brentwood. This fall, they are excited to offer two corn mazes, one for beginners and little ones, and a second more advanced, 5-acre maze for the brave and experienced. You’ll also find a lot of room to run around and get dirty at the farm while you and your children pick 40 specialty pumpkin varieties right from the vines.

corn maze entrance
Photo courtesy Three Nunns Facebook
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Choosing his favorite pumpkin | Photo: Three Nunns Farm

More than pumpkins and corn mazes

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2021’s giant corn maze reads: It’s Better in Brentwood | Photo: Three Nunns Farm
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Three Nunns Farm | photo via Facebook

Plan your Visit to Brentwood Three Nunns Farm for U Pick Pumpkins

They are working hard to follow all the Covid-19 safety requirements. Masks are required for all visitors over the age of 12. Both cash and credit will be allowed.

  • Price options
    • Entry to the farm via tractor is $7 per person; 2 and under free.
    • No entrance fee if just purchasing produce from their shop (there are also sweet photo ops in this area as well).
  • Restrooms: Several portable restrooms along the premises.
  • Hours: Pumpkin Patch will be open Sep. 18 through Oct. 31, daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
  • Parking: Free parking onsite.
  • Food & Drinks: Only bottled water is sold. Bring snacks, small meals, and plenty of water. Benches onsite.
  • Wagon and stroller-friendly.
  • Location: 550 Walnut Blvd., Brentwood

Pro tip: Pomegranates will be ripe and available at Three Nunns soon, so you can plan a visit for early October and pick some poms, too!

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The family farm is run by siblings Jake, Hailey, & Sam Nunn | Photo: Three Nunns

 

Find more pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay mazes near the East Bay in our guide >

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