Your guide to pumpkin patches and more

Pumpkin carvers and costume connoisseurs rejoice because it’s that spooky time of year and we have your guide for all things Halloween.

From costume contests to trick-or-treating, there are a variety of family-friendly events being hosted throughout the county.

Here’s your guide to Eddy County’s pumpkin patches and Halloween events.

Pumpkin pickin’

Heirloom Acres Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

When: Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 1706 E. Main St. in Artesia

Balzano Vineyard & Pumpkin Patch

When: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 5230 Seven Rivers Hwy in Carlsbad

The St. Peter Pumpkin Patch

When: Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 1302 W. Pierce St. in Carlsbad

More: First responders celebrated at downtown event

Tricks or Treats?

Sunset Church of Christ Trunk-or-Treat

When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 30

Where: 1308 W. Blodgett St.

Carlsbad First Assembly’s Annual Trunk-or-Treat

When: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: 1502 W. Mermod St. in Carlsbad

Trick-or-Treat Mainstreet-Artesia

When: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct 30

Where: Artesia Mainstreet

More: Carlsbad Public Library has great resources for Carlsbad students

Catalyst Church Trunk-or-Treat

When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: 1302 W. Hermosa Dr. in Artesia

Two halloween pumpkins

Goulish gatherings

Haunted House brought to you by Loving High School Seniors

When: 7 p.m. to midnight

Where: 2797 Pecos Hwy in Carlsbad

$5 entry. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Carlsbad Pride Fest

When: 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 16

Where:  Beach Bandshell, E. Riverside Dr. in Carlsbad

Pride’s fabulous fits come together with Halloween’s ghoulish garments for Carlsbad’s Pride Festival. Join and stand together with Carlsbad’s growing LGBTQ community. Enjoy and evening dancing, giveaways, vendors and networking with community support. Kick off the night with the Hallowqueen Drag Show featuring Lady Shug from HBO’s “We’re Here,” then head to the Carlsbad Pride’s after-party at Cal’s Shade Western.