If you’re searching for gorgeous faux pumpkins, you’re in the right place! We’ve rounded up the prettiest options in every style.

From the most realistic faux pumpkins in heirloom colors, to hand painted chinoiserie options or textural woven pumpkins, we’ve got it covered.

Find the best pumpkins at every price point in this shopping guide.

A white faux pumpkin jack o lantern and a peach faux pumpkin on white porch steps.
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While I’m a big fan of choosing pumpkins from our favorite local pumpkin patches each year, there are times when faux options are just a better fit.

I’ve been so impressed with the quality of options retailers have provided over the last couple years, and I thought it was time to round up my favorites in a shopping guide!

Yes, it’s still hot outside, and don’t worry… we’re still embracing summer. But if I’ve learned anything in life, it’s that it’s never too early to grab the best seasonal merchandise! The prettiest, most sought after items in retail will always sell out, so the time is now.

If you’re looking for more inspiration, check out our guides to Minimalist Fall Decor, Pumpkin Decor and Outdoor Fall Decorating Ideas, filled with all the pumpkins your heart desires. I hope you enjoy this shopping guide!

A white faux pumpkin jack o lantern and a peach faux pumpkin on white porch steps.


Faux Pumpkins

Whether you live in a warmer climate (where fresh pumpkins simply don’t last as long) or you’ve got pesky squirrels like we do… faux pumpkins can be perfect in a variety of situations!

Why You’ll Love Them

  • Long – Lasting – Invest in faux pumpkins that will last for years to come!
  • Heat Resistant – If your climate is warmer during the fall months, you know fresh pumpkins don’t last too long on your porch.
  • Pest Resistant – We’ve struggled with deer and squirrels eating our porch pumpkins for years!


  • Mix fresh and faux pumpkins each year for a realistic, bountiful look.
  • Similarly, if you’re going for a realistic look, be sure to choose different sizes and colors for your displays, to better mimic their natural growth patterns!
  • While the most realistic (and larger) faux pumpkin options often have higher price points – consider what you’d spend on fresh each year to help decide if the investment is worthwhile.
  • Or, choose decorative faux pumpkins in unique materials like wood, ceramic, or rattan. These looks simply mimic the shape of real pumpkins, with a fun style all their own!


A graphic from www.julieblanner.com featuring a variety of faux pumpkins

Realistic Faux Pumpkins

Textural Faux Pumpkins

Chinoiserie Pumpkins

rattan bar cart with blue and white art over

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  1. Julie, this is timely. I’m such a fan of real pumpkins, but just yesterday found a faux one I couldn’t resist. The quality made it more pricey but worth it. For me great stems, not nubs, are a must. I’m going to check out the ones you posted!

    1. Hi Becky!
      I’m so glad you enjoyed this post! As much as I love summer, it’s nice to look forward to fall too.
      Have a wonderful week,