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

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Pumpkin Patch Returns

OCTOBER 11, 2019

No Admission Fee!

 

The Holy Cross 13th Annual Pumpkin Patch opens on Friday, October 11, 2019 and is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of October.

Pumpkin Patch History

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 13th year and our Patch has grown to be one of the largest pumpkin patches in Ft. Bend County. We welcome thousands of visitors to our Pumpkin Patch each year, and we believe our big, beautiful pumpkins are unmatched in quality and freshness. Unlike the grocery store pumpkins, 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. 

 

Who Benefits from our Pumpkin Patch?

Our beautiful pumpkins are grown in Northern New Mexico by the Navajo Indians on their property which is ideally suited with its fertile soil and climate for growing pumpkins. Pumpkin sale profits are a major source of annual income for the Navajos. The net proceeds of our pumpkin sales are used to support Holy Cross Church.

 

Pumpkin Patch is an "Every Member" Event!

The event begins with "Pumpkin Unloading Day" when the truck and 52' trailer arrives. Our entire church family (from the youngest to the oldest), with much 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.

 

How Much Does it Cost to Attend Pumpkin Patch?

There is NO ADMITTANCE FEE to our Pumpkin Patch! Our pumpkins sell for as little as $1 for the smallest to $40 for the largest, and we have sizes for everything in between. Our activities and concessions are operated as a fundraiser to support the ministries of our Children, Youth, Women, Men and Preschool of Holy Cross.

 

Days & Hours of Operation | Activities & Concessions

We are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout October (Closed Monday - Thursday)

  • Fridays--Open 12 noon until 6:30 pm (pumpkin sales and snacks only--no concessions or activities)
  • Saturdays--Open 9:30 am until 6:30 pm (food, concessions & activities)
  • Sundays--Open 12 noon until 6:30 pm (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 groups
  • Smoked brisket and pulled pork sandwiches, sausage-on-a-stick, hot dogs, snacks, and drinks
  • Delicious baked goods and sweet treats
  • Activities for the young and young-at-heart:
    • Hayrides
    • Children's Maze
    • Pumpkin Decorating
    • Bounce House
    • Family Photo Booth
    • Face Painting
    • Snow-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're confident you'll find a few fresh, beautiful pumpkins to purchase. 

Net proceeds from this fundraiser support Holy Cross Church and its ministries, as well as numerous community outreach activities.

 

See you in THE PATCH!