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22nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Farms
October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
An event every day that begins at 9:00 AM, repeating until October 31, 2019
Our 22nd Fall Harvest Festival at Underwood Farms is just around the corner! The festivities kick off on Saturday, September 28 & Sunday, September 29 with Friends of the Farm Weekend. The proceeds from the weekend's gate will help benefit The Ventura County Sheriff's Explorers Program, VCSO Search and Rescue Groups, Thousand Oaks Volunteers in Policing (VIPS) & Disaster Response Team (DART), VCSO K9 Unit and The Ventura County Fire Department's Widow's and Orphans fund.
Both days of the first Festival weekend 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 Pumpkin Drops at 11:30, 1:30 & 3:30, the Bomb Squad and Bomb Robot demos, & the Sheriff's Department Pig Race. Weekend Activities and demonstrations are subject to change at any time.
October 5 & October 6 is 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 see our website regarding the coupon*
Antique Tractor Weekend returns on October 12 & 13 (10am-4pm) with antique tractors and even a tractor parade by none other than Ventura County's Topa Topa Flywheelers! October 19 & 20 is Western Weekend with stunt ropers, a covered wagon, music, magic and much more!
Our last weekend of the Festival is All About Pumpkins on Saturday, October 26 & Sunday, October 27 and will be filled with live entertainment from 10:30-5:45! 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 Acadiana, The Catterwailers & Rocky Neck Bluegrass!
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 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!
The 2019 Festival will be open from 9:00am until 6:00pm. Admission to the Festival is $8.00 Monday – Friday, $16.00 on September 28, September 29, October 5 & 6 and $22.00 on October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, & 27. Children under 2 are free PLUS parking is FREE! For your convenience & to save time, tickets can be purchased on-line via our website.
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 (including restrictions on coolers) while on the farm so be sure to read them over before your visit. Please note: there will be additional security this year including bag checks so please plan accordingly. 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 2019 Fall Harvest Festival!