8 Pumpkin Patches to Visit in North Texas


dallas pumpkin patchesThe (somewhat) cooler weather assures us that fall has finally begun. And, with it, many iconic traditions follow.

 

Whether baking pumpkin pie or spicing up seasonal décor, these North Texas spots offer many outstanding options for your great pumpkin search.

 

Country Critters Farm Pumpkin Patch

South of Mansfield, the Country Critters Farm features bounce houses, pony and hay rides, and duck races. Children can also enjoy cookies and apple juice during storytime. Then, choose a pie-size pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and decorate it to your liking.

 

Dallas Arboretum

The arboretum’s 11th annual fall festival features the 1-acre, nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village in the Pecan Grove, which features more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash. Navigate to the Tom Thumb Pumpkin Patch to purchase and take home a pumpkin of your choice now through Nov. 23.

 

Dallas Farmers Market

Visit the Dallas Famers Market now through Oct. 31 and do double duty with shopping and pumpkin picking. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, sizes and colors will be available for purchase.

 

Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch

Travel to the Double Oak Ranch in Flower Mound and find hundreds of pumpkins to choose from, cornstalks, hay bales, baked goods, and refreshments. Visit flowermoundpumpkinpatch.com for more information.

 

Halls Pumpkin Patch

Take a trip to Grapevine and experience a 2-acre corn maze, hayrides, farm animals and, of course, pumpkins – fresh off the vine. Daily through Oct. 31. For more information, visit hallspumpkinfarm.net.

 

Preston Trail Farms

Formerly known as the Big Orange Pumpkin Farm, the family owned Preston Trail Farms offers feed, hardware, food, and gifts at its new location in Gunter. Pick pumpkins off the vine or peruse the pumpkin patch as much as you like. Don’t forget to visit the farm animals!

 

Storybook’s Pumpkin Patch

Owned and operated by the nonprofit River Ranch Educational Charities, Storybook’s Pumpkin Patch features a historic western town, made up of authentic late-19th-century buildings. Children can also enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo and hay maze. Don’t forget to collect your mini pumpkin on your way out!

 

Tucker Hill Pumpkinville

The fifth annual pumpkin extravaganza in McKinney features vintage farm equipment (courtesy of the Collin County Farm Museum), fall and Halloween décor, pumpkin painting, a petting zoo, activities, and games. Pumpkins vary in price. For more information, visit tuckerhilltx.com.

Photos courtesy of the Dallas Arboretum

 

Ebby’s Home for the Holidays: IBB Design Fine Furnishings


Fall weather is usually a welcome change after the dog days of summer. But, that first drop in temperature is also a subtle reminder that it’s time to start thinking about preparation. While it would be nice to have the perfectly planned holiday – ideal gifts for party hosts, stunning holiday décor and indulgent homemade creations – who has the time? So, we’ve rounded up some of Dallas’ best businesses to offer tips, tricks and suggestions on how to prepare for that perfect holiday season.

 

This week, Shay Geyer of IBB Design Fine Furnishings shows you ways to inject the feeling of fall into your home. Yes, despite our warm temperatures, fall has arrived in North Texas.

 

 

For more information on IBB Design Fine Furnishings, visit IBBDesign.com.

Fall: The Coziest Season of Them All


With the days getting shorter and the temperatures getting cooler, it’s time to spend a little more time inside. The new fall/winter edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living highlights a few products that prove you don’t need a full overhaul to take your home from summer to fall.

 

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Velvet Ottomans

IBB Design Fine Furnishings

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Axis Lumbar Pillow

Laurier Blanc

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Leather Log Basket

Life Of Riley

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Miya Company Sendan Tokus Salad Plate

Dwell

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Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir Diffuser

Neiman Marcus

NeimanMarcus.com

 

 

To see more fantastic fall-inspired products as well as some of the most extraordinary homes currently for sale in North Texas and beyond, click here.