20th Annual Fall Harvest Festival
When: September 30 - October 31, 2017
Festival Hours: 9am - 6pm
Where: Moorpark Location
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
$15.00 - Sept. 30, Oct 1, 7, 8
$20.00 - Oct 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
On-Line Tickets (on sale beginning September 1):
$12.00 - in September for 1st 2 weekends of Festival ONLY
$14.00 - in October for 1st 2 weekends of Festival ONLY
Schedule of Events 2016 (2017 Schedule available in September 2017)
Aerial Map 2016 (Aerial map 2017 available in September 2017)
Kicking off our 20th year of our Fall Harvest Festival, is Friends of the Farm Weekend on Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1. The proceeds from the weekend's gate will help benefit The Ventura County Sheriff's Explorers Program, VCSO Foundation & Search and Rescue Groups, Thousand Oaks Volunteers in Policing & Disaster Response Team (DART), and The Ventura County Fire Department's Charity Groups. It will be filled with demonstrations including Fire Trucks, Ambulances, members of the Bomb Squad with their bomb robot, Swat members with SWAT tank type vehicle, Search and Rescue Snow Cat, K-9 Demonstrations, Disaster Action, Response Team display (DART), Police Car, Police Motorcycle, Search and Rescue Displays, a Dozer plus MUCH, MUCH more!
There will even be free displays outside the gate. Don't miss AMR CPR chest compression training from 11am - 3pm, Pumpkin Drops at 11:30, 1:30 & 3:30, the Bomb Squad and Bomb Robot demo at 12:30, & the Sheriff's Department Pig Race at 1:00pm. Weekend Activities and demonstrations are Subject to change at any time.
The 2nd weekend, October 7 & October 8, will be Farm Country Weekend! It'll be down home fun on the farm complete with country and bluegrass music and a live-remote visit from favorite local station KHAY. To receive a coupon* for $5.00 off your admission on Friends of the Farm Weekend and Farm Country Weekend, visit the main page of our website and click on the icon "Join Our Mailing List".
*Please note: The $5.00 off coupon is for up to four people & is valid on Friends of the Farm Weekend and Farm Country ONLY. $5.00 off coupon cannot be added to on-line ticket discount or any other discount pass or customer appreciation program. Deadline for Friends of the Farm weekend coupons is Wednesday, September 27. Friends of the Farm Weekend coupons will be emailed the evening of Friday, September 29. Deadline for Farm Country coupon submission is Wednesday, October 4. Coupons cannot be combined with $5.00 off coupons on Friends of Farm or Farm County Weekend. Friends of the Farm Weekend coupons will be emailed the evening of Friday, September 30 and Farm Country on Friday, October 6. Emails submitted after the deadlines are not guaranteed to receive a coupon. If you submitted your email prior to the deadline & did not receive your coupon by 8:30pm on 9/29 or 10/6, please check your spam folder.
Don't miss Antique Tractor Weekend on October 14 & 15 (10am-4pm) with antique tractors and even a tractor parade by none other than Ventura County's Topa Topa Flywheelers! October 21 & 22 is Western Weekend! From 11am - 3pm, there will be stunt ropers, a covered wagon, music, magic and much more! At 3:00, the cowboys ride off, but the Festival continues until 6:00pm with music, games, rides, races and tons of family fun.
Our last weekend of the Festival is Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29 titled All About Pumpkins which will be filled with with live entertainment from 10:30-5:30! We'll have pumpkin demonstrations & feature displays of pumpkins, squash, and gourds as well as new and different ways to decorate them! Don't miss our favorite bands The Catterwailers & Rocky Neck Bluegrass!
What would a festival be without tons of good food?! On the weekends, there will be many food vendors serving up the Lion's Club hot dogs, hamburgers, roasted corn on the cob, pie, Spencer/Makenzie's Mexican food, shave ice, kettle corn, cookies and many more homemade goodies to make your mouth water. The Festival is also a great place to host a birthday party, a family reunion or even a corporate party. Reserve your spot in our party area and enjoy the Festival too! (Please note: We do not allow coolers other than individual sandwich/lunch coolers. This includes picnic baskets. Organized group parties are not permitted outside of the reserved party area. There is no alcohol, smoking, e-cigarettes, weapons, or unleashed/unruly dogs permitted on the farm. All will be grounds for removal from the farm.)
We will carry many varieties of gourds, winter squash, Indian corn, and other fall decorating accessories available for purchase, as well as a large selection of pumpkin carving accessories. Don't forget to visit our amazing country store! And, of course, it wouldn't be a Fall Festival without acres and acres of pumpkins (AKA - a pumpkin patch), country games & activities pig races and great photo opportunities!
As in past years, the 2017 Festival will be open from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. Admission to the Festival is $6.00 Monday - Friday, $15.00 on September 30, October 1, 7 & 8 and $20.00 on October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29. Children under 2 are free PLUS parking is FREE!
Weekend admission includes a tractor-drawn wagon ride, the corn maze & hay pyramids, Animal Center with Fun Hill, Craig's Chicken Show, Kid's Corral & play area PLUS live bands including themed-weekend entertainment, the Animal Show, Pig Races & tons of open space & photo ops in the pumpkin patch! Don't miss the Pumpkin House and Pumpkin Basket - a great opportunity for photos. For information on weekday activities, please visit the admission page.
We are proud contributors to many local non-profit organizations. A portion of the proceeds helps support the Rotary Club, Pleasant Valley Lions Club, Boy Scouts of America, Ventura County Sheriff Explorers and Foundation, Ventura County Fire Department's charitable organizations, numerous high school groups and many other non-profit organizations.
To make the Festival safe and fun for all, we do have a couple of rules while on the farm. Please make sure to read them over before your visit. If you have any questions, you may e-mail us or give us a call at (805) 529-3690. If you have any questions about the weather, please check the weather in our area on-line or visit the Moorpark page. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to seeing you this year at the 2017 Fall Harvest Festival!