17th Annual Fall Harvest Festival
When: September 27 - October 31, 2014
Festival Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Where: Moorpark Location (view map)
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
Pre-Paid Tickets Available Now!
Schedule of Events
Underwood Family Farms' 17th Annual Fall Harvest Festival will soon be here. This year's Festival will feature all of the activities from past years plus many, many more.
We are very excited to have Friends of the Farm Weekend
back for the 5th year at the farm on September 27 & 28. The proceeds from the weekend's gate will help benefit The Ventura County Sheriff's Charity Organization Cops Running for Charity 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 4 & October 5, 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 and Farm Country Weekends, 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 and Farm Country weekends 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 24. Friends of the Farm Weekend coupons will be emailed the evening of Friday, September 26. Deadline for Farm Country Weekend coupons submissions is Wednesday, October 1. Coupons cannot be combined with $5.00 off coupons on Friends of Farm or Farm Country Weekend. Farm Country Weekend coupons will be emailed the evening of Friday, October 3. 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 9/26 or 10/3, please check your spam folder.
Don't miss Antique Tractor Weekend
on October 11 & 12 (10am-4pm) with antique tractors and even a tractor parade! October 18 & 19 is Western Weekend
! From 11am - 3pm, there will be stunt ropers, a flea circus, music, magic and much more! At 3:00, the cowboys ride off, but the Festival continues until 6pm with music, games, rides, races and tons of family fun.
October 25 & 26 is our popular All About Pumpkins
weekend 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 Zydeco band Acadiana and Bluegrass band The Catterwailers! On Friday, October 31st - Halloween - anyone dressed in a full costume (not just a mask or face painted) will receive FREE admission!! (Not applicable for school tours). And if you're in need of having your face painted for that Halloween party, for the first time, our face-painter will be on hand all day!
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/MacKenzie'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 permitted on 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 2014 festival will be open from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. Admission
to the festival is $15.00 on Saturdays and Sundays and $3.00 per person Monday through Friday. 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, Cops Running For Charity, Ventura County Firefighters, 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 2014 Fall Harvest Festival!