Patch of Hope, 21st Annual Pumpkin Patch, Miami Lakes United Methodist Church

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The Pumpkin Patch is back bigger and better than ever!

With a whole extra week of pumpkins, pumpkin bread, and entertainment.

We open Saturday, September 29th and run straight through to Halloween on Wednesday, October 31.

The pumpkins arrive around 4:00 pm on the following dates:

  • Friday, September 28
  • Wednesday, October 10
  • Wednesday, October 24

Students needing volunteer hours are welcome to help unload.

Sign Up to Volunteer


  • $3 Monday-Thursday

  • $5 Friday-Sunday

This year weekends are going to be more fun than ever before!

And, this is our main fundraising event for the year and proceeds provide for free women’s events, year-round recovery support, hurricane clean-up missions and more.

Every person that comes to the patch is helping us change lives and build community.

Thank you!

Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with a paying adult.

Plus, the admission price includes a $3 Pumpkin Buck that may be applied toward any pumpkin or gourd purchase. (It is not valid for any other purchase.)

What to Expect?

Pumpkins of all sizes will be available for purchase along with decorative gourds of all shapes and related retail items. Delicious pumpkin bread, face painting, balloon creations, weekend performances, crafters, and photo opportunities galore are all for your enjoyment.

Just wait until you see our new Princess Carriage!

Special Events

A Bonfire Under the Stars

scheduled for Saturday, October 13, beginning at sundown. Bring chairs or a blanket to sit on but please leave the alcoholic beverages at home.

Flanigan’s Dinner and Show of Illusion

Saturday, October 27. Both for the fantastic price of Adults $12/Children $6 (age 12 and under).

Dinner will be available from Flanigan’s Food Truck from 5:30-8:30pm and may be picked up before or after the show. (There will be no food allowed in the show.)

The Show begins promptly at 6:30pm.

*Should you choose to forgo dinner and just see the show, entry at the door is $5 per person.

Save time and purchase your Dinner+Show tickets in advance by visiting the church office or call 305-821-7274. Tickets will also be available at the Pumpkin Patch Sales Center and onsite the night of the event.

Professional Photographers

Are welcome by appointment only. Please call 305-821-7274 to purchase the necessary pass. Passes are $60 for a single day or $250 for the duration of the Pumpkin Patch. Appointments may be made for times when the Pumpkin Patch is closed if you wish to avoid the crowds and distractions.


Are invited to participate. There are only a few crafter and food vendor spaces available and site reservations are on a first come first served basis. Click here for more information.

C’ya in the Patch!