Frequently Asked Questions

And some questions you didn’t think to ask

If your question is “what is happening in this photo?”, the answer is “our horse, Jessie, dressed as a unicorn, is being pulled in a Lodi parade by a team of humans.”


Do I need a reservation?

Online ticketing and reservations are strongly encouraged. We may sell out on our busiest days, so purchase tickets ahead of time to be assured entry. Tickets are not guaranteed to be available at the gate.

What forms of payment does Treinen Farm accept?

Online ticket purchases require a credit or debit card. At the farm , we accept all credit cards and cash. Sorry, personal checks are not accepted, although we can take business and school checks.

Do you offer group rates?

Yes! Visit our Groups page for more information.

Can I bring my dog?

Sorry, our insurance will not allow us to admit dogs.

Is smoking allowed?

Sorry — corn, hay, and fire do not play well together. The Treinen Farm is a non-smoking, non-vaping, fresh country air kind of place.

Are weapons allowed?


Do I need to pay admission to just get a pumpkin?

Yes, all visitors to the farm need to pay admission. Our farm has many hours of entertainment for all ages, and that is what the admission covers. Going to the pumpkin patch is part of the fun! So plan ahead and make sure you have enough time to enjoy all the farm has to offer.

Food & drink

Can I bring a picnic?

Yes, you may bring in food.   We have lots of picnic tables.

Do you sell food?

Our food offerings in 2022 continue to be affected by ongoing supply-chain problems. We will provide updates as we have them regarding food trucks and stands, as well has fall favorites. We encourage you to bring a picnic.


Will hayrides be offered?

Due to a combination of horse and driver retirements, we are not able to offer hayrides.


Where can I get a pumpkin?

We have three pumpkin patches!

The Farm Fables Pumpkin Patch is an easy walk past the Molehill Mountain area.

The Bigger Pumpkin Patch is a 5 minute walk along our scenic pond.

The Biggest Pumpkin Patch (on the far side of the pond) is about an 8 minute walk.

You can find pre-picked pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, and colors for sale in the farmyard as well.


How much do pumpkins cost?

Pumpkins are priced by size and are $3 – $15. The average carving size pumpkin is $8-$12. Prepaid pumpkin vouchers (purchase with your tickets online) are good for ANY pumpkin.


Where can I take our stroller?

All-terrain strollers work well at the farm, including in the maze. 


Is Treinen Farm wheelchair-friendly?

It depends on the wheelchair. Most surfaces at the farm are flat, and are either gravel, grass, or mulch. The maze is hard-packed dirt, which can get slippery when wet. 


Do I need a reservation?

Yes, reservations are required for bonfires.  Start at our Groups page for infomation.

Can I bring food to roast over the fire?

Yes, please do!

Can we bring coolers/chairs/misc household items?


Can we pick where our bonfire will be?

If you’ve been here before and have a strong preference, you can let us know on the booking form and we’ll see what we can do.

Do we need to pay for the bonfire reservation in advance?

Yes., but your reservation can be transferred or changed to another date/time if necessary.

Does everyone need to pay admission or can some people in the group just come in to sit by the fire?

Everyone must pay admission.

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