As excited as I am for the season of PSLs and scarves, there’s one activity on my fall bucket list that outranks them all — a visit to the pumpkin patch. I could wander the rows of gorgeous orange gourds for hours, but my kids aren’t always as into this particular autumn journey. Pick a pumpkin, snap some fun fall pics, and post them to Instagram with one of these Instagram captions for pumpkin picking. Sounds easy enough, right?
If your kids are anything like mine, the annual sojourn to the pumpkin patch is less about memory-making and more about survival. But, if you can ignore your child’s muddy boots, their insistence that a 50-pound pumpkin is an absolute necessity, and their inability to take even one photo without their eyes closed, the experience can be quite magical. At least it can be in your mind, if not also on social media thanks to some re-framing and a creative caption.
Below you’ll find Instagram captions for every type of pumpkin picking situation, from the picture-perfect fall moments to the times when you just wish you could stop sweating through your sweater.
Pumpkin picking quotes from books and movies
- “Welcome, Great Pumpkin!” — It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
- “And maybe we will one day all discover — you can’t judge a book, or a pumpkin, by its cover.” — Spookley the Square Pumpkin
- “This is the time of year to write to the Great Pumpkin. On Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises out of his pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys to all the children.” — It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
- “I don’t see how a pumpkin patch could be more sincere than this one.” — It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
- “But we have to hurry, because even miracles take a little time — I’d say the first thing you need is... a pumpkin.” — Cinderella
- “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” — Anne of Green Gables
Funny Instagram captions for pumpkin picking
- Pumpkin spice up your life.
- Oh my gourd, I love picking pumpkins!
- Ready to pumpkin spice things up.
- Go big or gourd home.
- Let’s give ‘em pumpkin to talk about.
- Orange is the new black.
- My blood type is pumpkin spice.
- Time to get smashed.
- A pumpkin a day keeps the witches away.
- How do you mend a broken jack-o-lantern? With a pumpkin patch!
- Orange you pumped for pumpkin picking?
- I am the Pumpkin Queen.
Instagram captions for pumpkin picking with kids
- Just added some new additions to the porch — this year’s jack-o-lanterns!
- Pumpkin patch season is upon us.
- Chin up, pumpkin!
- Stressed, blessed, and pumpkin-obsessed.
- We carved out some time to pick a pumpkin.
- I present to you: The Smashing Pumpkins.
- There’s a new pumpkin in the patch!
- Pumpkin patch princess. (Or prince.)
- After our trip to the pumpkin patch, I’m hollow on the inside.
- There’s no such thing as getting lost in a pumpkin patch.
- Cutest pumpkins in the patch!
- Where’s the Great Pumpkin when you need him?
Cute Instagram captions for pumpkin picking
- Oh my gourd, you’re adorable.
- You’re the pick of the patch.
- Have no fear, pumpkins are here!
- Picked the best one.
- We got our pick of the patch!
- Pumpkin kisses & harvest wishes.
- We had a gourd-eous time at the patch.
- Orange you glad it’s fall?
- I love you more than pumpkin pie.
- You’re the pumpkin to my spice.
- Pumped for pumpkins!
- This is pure, pumpkin goodness.
Classic Instagram captions for pumpkin picking
- It’s fall, y’all!
- Autumn leaves and pumpkin, please.
- Hello, pumpkin.
- Time for our traditional pumpkin patch trip!
- Doing pumpkin patch things.
- Pumpkin season has arrived.
- Pumpkin spice and everything nice.
- I’ve never met a pumpkin I didn’t like.
- Ready for pumpkin-flavored everything.
- It’s more than a season, it’s a lifestyle.
Whether your trip to the patch ends with a smile or a meltdown, these Instagram captions are perfect for pumpkin picking, so go ahead and take your pick.
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