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Fall 2022 events and activities near Palo Alto, CA

What is there to do this fall around Palo Alto, CA? 

Are you looking for some fun fall activities around Palo Alto? You’ve come to the right spot. Below, you’ll find activities in Palo Alto and San Jose, CA. We’d also love to see you here at Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto this fall. A tune-up or a new car could be just what you need this fall for a great time. 



Annual Harvest Festival in Downtown San Jose, CA 

The annual harvest festival in Downtown San Jose is called Pumpkins in the Park. Pumpkins in the Park features performances, vendors, tours, educational activities, and, of course, pumpkins, Select a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and you’ll have another fun fall activity to do, jack-o-lanterns. 

40th Anniversary Farmers’ Market in Downtown Palo Alto, CA 

Every Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm, you can enjoy a farmers’ market in Downtown Palo Alto. This event is a great place to get your hand on local products and support community members. Not only do you support local businesses, but the market supports Avenidas, a local nonprofit. 


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27th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch at Palo Alto Art Center 

Every year, the Art Center hosts a Great Glass Pumpkin Patch, which is a literal pumpkin patch of glass pumpkins. This event attracts a lot of visitors and features over 10,000 unique pumpkins. The pumpkins are available for purchase as well. 

6th Annual Fall Festival at Martial Cottle Park in San Jose, CA 

This fall festival is a fun event for the whole family. Kids will enjoy crafts, a pumpkin patch, and other family entertainment while adults can appreciate the historical autos and antique farm equipment on display. There’s really something for everyone.