Underwood Family Farms 21st Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Underwood Family Farms' 21st Annual Fall Harvest Festival begins on Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30 with the first of 5 themed weekends titled Friends of the Farm Weekend celebrating our 1st Responders. The proceeds from this weekend's gate will help benefit The Ventura County Sheriff's Explorers Program, Search and Rescue Groups, K-9 Unit, Air Unit, Volunteers in Policing, Disaster Response Team (DART), Sheriff's Foundation (supporting women in law enforcement) and The Ventura County Fire Department's Charity Groups. The weekend will be filled with demonstrations including fire trucks, ambulances, members of the VCSO Bomb Squad with their bomb robot, SWAT members with SWAT Bearcat, Search and Rescue Snow Cat, K-9 Demonstrations, Disaster Action Response Team displays (DART), Office of Emergency Services, Police Cars, Police Motorcycles, Search and Rescue Displays, a Dozer plus MUCH, MUCH more! There will even be free displays outside the gate and once inside, AMR CPR chest compression training, child fingerprinting, the Bomb Squad and Bomb Robot demo at 12:30, & the Sheriff's Department Pig Race at 1:00pm. Don't miss the popular Pumpkin Drop, where a pumpkin filled with candy is dropped from 150 feet up in the air! Over $30,000 was donated from last year's Friends of the Farm Weekend with the hope to beat that number this year! On Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7, country music fills the farm! Local Ventura County bands will perform throughout the weekend on the Main stage for Farm Country Weekend which will take place from 10:30am - 5:45pm and country station KHAY will be on hand to kick the festivities up a notch! Every weekend following, beginning at 10:30am, live bands such as CRV, Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band, Acadiana, Big Tweed, Ventucky String Band & The Catterwailers, will keep everyone's toes tapping until the end of the day! Underwoods is always excited to have the Topa Topa Flywheelers at the farm for Antique Tractor Weekend! On Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14, there will be antique tractors, farm equipment & motors as well as demonstrations and 3 daily tractor parades! Also on display, will be John Deere's newest tractors. and NEW this year - a cotton picking slide to accompany our extremely popular combine slide! Wild West Weekend returns on Saturday, October 20 & Sunday, October 21 from 10:00am-3:00pm. The weekend will be filled with cowboy entertainment such as stunt ropers, a gold miner, a covered wagon, music, magic and more! Tumbleweed Rob, the Billhillies and Jumbo Shrimp Circus are just some of the amazing acts that will be performing this weekend. The final weekend of October is dedicated to pumpkins with the theme being "All About Pumpkins." Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 marks the final weekend for picking out the perfect pumpkins and decorations for those Halloween parties. The artistic members of the Underwood Family Farms' staff will have specially designed pumpkins throughout the farm to help inspire visitor's decorating styles. Shoppers won't be disappointed by our Country Store filled with all their decorating needs as well as holiday books, jarred products and gifts! The farm is a great place to grab those last minute pumpkins and celebrate the harvest. PLEASE NOTE: Underwood Family Farms' Fall Harvest Festival is open to the public for a $15.00 entrance fee on September 29, September 30, October 6 & 7 and $20.00 on October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28. Weekday admission is $6.00. Parking is free as well as admission for children UNDER 2. Advanced ticket sales will be available on-line for $12.00 for the first two weekends beginning September 1 through September 28. On September 29, on-line tickets will be available for $14.00 for the first two weekends. Active military, fire, police personnel, and first responders will receive free admission on September 29 & September 30 with valid ID. Attractions include a farm stand with fresh produce grown on
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
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