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Holy Cross Episcopal Church
5653 West River Park Drive
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 633-2000

Pumpkin Patch Returns

OCTOBER 6, 2017

No Admission Fee!

 

Holy Cross 11th Annual Pumpkin Patch opens on Friday, October 6, 2017 and is open every  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of October.

Our Pumpkin Patch began in 2007 as a small fundraiser selling a few pumpkins to support the ministries and outreach of Holy Cross. We're kicking off our 11th year and our Patch has grown to be the largest pumpkin patch in Ft. Bend County. We welcome more than 8,000 visitors to our Pumpkin Patch each year, and we believe our big, beautiful pumpkins are unmatched in quality and freshness. That's right - our pumpkins are IN THE FIELD just days before they arrive in our Patch! We get them directly from northern New Mexico, where they are picked, loaded onto a truck, and driven straight to our Pumpkin Patch.

The event begins with "Pumpkin Unloading Day" when the truck and 52' trailer arrives. This year's Pumpkin Unloading Day is Sunday October 1.  Our entire church family (from the youngest to the oldest), with help from friends and local high school volunteers, unloads each and every pumpkin by hand (see photos below). Unloading 40,000-50,000 pounds of pumpkins is quite a feat, but it is a day that is greeted with great excitement and anticipation.

We are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout October.

  • Fridays--Open 12 noon until dark (pumpkin sales only)
  • Saturdays--Open 9am until dark (food, concessions & activities)
  • Sundays--Open 12 noon until dark (food, concessions & activities)

Saturdays and Sundays feature our full menu of activities, food and drinks, including:

  • Live Entertainment under the Big Tent by local musicians and dance troupes
  • Family Photo Booth
  • Holy Smokers Cooking Team's smoked brisket and pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, snacks, and drinks
  • Activities for the young and young-at-heart:
    • Hayrides
    • Children's Maze
    • Bounce House
    • Family Photo Booth
    • Coloring Station
    • Face Painting
    • Sno-Cones
    • Popcorn
    • Cotton Candy
    • Silent Auction

Make plans to bring the whole family and join us for FUN, FOOD and PUMPKINS! There is NO ADMITTANCE FEE, but we hope you'll find a pumpkin or two to take home.

Net proceeds from this fundraiser support the ministries and numerous community outreach activities of Holy Cross Church, including:

  • Attack Poverty
  • Friends of North Richmond
  • Impact a Hero
  • Free the Captives
  • Lord of the Streets
  • Voice of the Martyrs
  • Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship
  • Rainbow Room Christmas Giving Tree
  • Lamar ISD Common Threads

See you in THE PATCH!