Chicago Area Pumpkin Patch Guide 2013

Chicago Area Pumpkin Patch Guide 2013

Pumpkin time! Below are pumpkin patches in the Chicago area. Admission prices do NOT include the cost of pumpkins. I’ve done my best to include current, accurate information, but it’s always a good idea to double check the website or call before you go.

Abbey Farms of Marmion Abbey850 Butterfield Road, Aurora, 630-966-7775

  • Open weekends only. Friday 5:00 pm-10:00 pm (Oct, Saturday 10:00 am-10:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 pm-6:00 pm. Columbus Day 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • $10 person, children 2 & under free with adult admission. Includes: Tee-Pee Town Adventure Course, Wildwood Picnic Grove, the Classic Tractor Experience, Hayrides, the Family Game Zone and the Rad Pedal Race Track for kids. Wood fires on Saturday evenings.
  • Night only admission $5/person.

All Season’s Orchard14510 IL Route 176, Woodstock, 815-338-5637

  • Open weekdays 10:00 am-5:00 pm, weekends 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $8/person on weekdays ($7.14 online), $10.50/person weekends ($9.69 online). Children 2 & under free. Includes: Access to pumpkin patch with Wagon Ride, Giant Jumping Pillow, Cow Train, Pedal Karts, Obstacle course, Inflatable Slide, Moon Bounce, Corn Crib, Giant Tube Slide, Sand Box, Petting Zoo & Goat Bridge, Duck Race, Mini Zip Line Park, Tire Mountain, Spider Web, Farm House Swings, Hay Mountain, Corn maze.

Bengston Pumpkin Farm13341 W. 151st Street, Homer Glen, 708-301-3276

  • Open 10:00 am-8:00 pm daily. Closed on Halloween.
  • Admission $9.99/weekdays, $10.99/weekends. Children 2 & under free. Includes: Pig Races, Fun Barn, the Animated Spooky Haunted Barn, Feeding & Petting Zoo, the Super 90″ Mega Fun Slide, Hayrack ride, 3 Acre Giant Crazy Corn Maizey, Children’s Playhouse Village, Jimmy Crack Corn Box, Playground, goat pen, Vortex Tunnel with a Twist, and the Windmill with pumping stations.

The Children’s Farm12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, 708-361-2811

  • Open every weekday in October 12:00-5:00 pm (except Columbus Day), weekends and Columbus Day 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Free admission to pick-your-own pumpkin patch and hayrack ride.
  • Pumpkin Playland (open weekends only), $8 for barn tours and petting farm, straw bale climber, giant corn box, spooky wood shed, Crazy Maze-y.
  • Open weekends only throughout October 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Free hayrides to pumpkin patch.
  • Corn maze, corn tunnel, corn box, pumpkin launcher, children’s tractor track, and barrel rides available.
  • Open 7:00 am-6:00 pm weekdays, 9:00 am-6:00 pm weekends.
  • Hay wagon rides, farm animal corral, straw bale mini-maze, climbing bales, and apple launcher available.
  • Open weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm, weekends 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • Hayride and corn maze $5 Monday through Friday. Ride tickets $1 each; most rides 3 tickets.
  • Burlap bag ride, Strawberry Sping, Scrabbler, Kiddie Ferris Wheel, Dragon Train, Haunted Forest, Duck Pond, Hayride, Cornmaze, Exotic Petting Zoo, Pony Ride, Sunshine Crafts.
Dollinger Family Farm7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, 815-467-4698
  • Pumpkin patch opens September 28. Open 10:00 am-6:30 pm daily.
  • Free admission and parking. Farm animals, petting zoo, corn maze, and farm playground available.
  • Steam train rides, tractor rides, hayrides, family spooky barn, ABYSS Haunted Barn, and face painting available on weekends for additional fees.

Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center40 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington, 847-428-6727

  • Open 9:00 am – 6:00 pm daily.
  • Free general admission.
  • $10 admission for Animal Land & Little Farmer’s Playard; $8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children under 2 free. Includes: 50 different Animals, Giraffe Barn, Little Farmers Play Yard, Corn Stalk Maze, Straw town Maze, Pumpkin Eating Dinosaur, Pig Races (Friday-Monday), Pumpkin Tunnel, Wooden fire truck, train and more.
  • Pony rides, camel rides, wagon rides, jumping pillow, and haunted house available for an additional $5 each per person.

Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch42W813 Reinking Road, Hampshire, 847-464-5952

  • Open 9:00 am-6:00 pm daily, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Halloween
  • $11 admission for attractions Monday-Friday, $13 Saturday-Sunday and holidays (2 & under free). Includes: Petting farm with 30 different animals, Giraffe Barn, Corn Stalk maze, Pumpkin eating Dino, Pig racing, Wagon Ride, Haunted House, Munchkin Maze, Weekend Magic Show, and more.
  • Pony rides and camel rides available for an additional $5 each per person.
  • Open 9:00 am-5:30 pm daily. Pumpkin festival October 11-14.
  • Free admission and activities. Includes farm petting zoo, straw maze, and weekend rides to pumpkin patch.
  • Open 9:00 am-7:00 pm daily.
  • Weekday admission $8.50/person, weekend admission $12.50/person. Children under 2 free. Includes 7 acres of kids activities.

Jonamac Orchard19412 Shabbona Road, Malta, 815-825-2158

  • Open 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily.
  • Admission to the barnyard play yard is free on weekdays (excluding holidays). Barnyard admission on weekends is $6/person, children 2 & under free.
  • Corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides, jumping pillow, and apple launcher and cannon available on weekends for an additional fee.
  • Open Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Friday Noon-6:00 pm. Activities on weekends only.
  • Admission is $8.99/person, children 3 and under free. Includes: 12-acre Corn Maze, rope maze, hay wagon ride, animal barn, pedal tractors, kids straw maze, grain boxes, and a large kids play area with pirate ship, castle, train, tractor, truck and more.
  • Open 10:00 am-7:00 pm daily.
  • Admission $9/person, ages 3 & under free. Receive $1 off with online coupon. Includes: Large Corn Maze and Small Corn Maze, Huge Corn Pit, Animal Barn, Straw Playground, Tryke Track, Jumping Pillow, Cow Train Express, Hayrides, Duck Races, Grain Train, Mechanical Bull Ride, Pedal Tractor Track. Pony rides on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Open Monday-Thursday 12:00 pm-8:00 pm, Friday 12:00 pm-11:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-11:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-7:00 pm.
  • Free admission. Kroll’s is an agricultural education farm.
  • Educational corn maze and hay rides available for a fee.
  • Open Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $8.75/person on weekdays (includes rides), $11.75 on weekends (rides extra). Children 2 & under free. Includes: Duck Races, Fort Kuipers, Tractor Tire Mountain, Box-O-Kernels, Woodland Walk, The MAiZE Corn Maze, Petting Corral, Animal Barn, Peddle Tractor Derby, Haunted Forest, Haywagon Ride, Bale Maze, Bunny Barnyard, Ropin’ Roundup, Back 40 Playground, Cornstalk Cavern, Gourd Arbor, Charlotte’s Web, Charlotte’s Rope Maze, Bean Bag Toss, Giant Chess & Checkers, Mountain Slide and more.
  • Jumping pillow, train ride, and pony rides available for additional fees.
  • Call for hours.
  • Free admission.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Admission $11/person. Children 2 & under free. Includes: hay rides, cow train, inflatable kids zone, corn maize, petting zoo, pig races, corn cannons, jumpy pillow, bouncy horses, and more.
  • Pony rides (weekends only) and zipline available for additional fees. Zombie Safari Hayride and Nighttime Flashlight Corn Maize available in the evening for additional fees.
  • Open 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays only.
  • Free admission.
  • Hayrides, pony rides, and children’s spooky hayloft available for a fee.
  • Open weekends only, 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • Free admission.
  • Open Wednesday-Thursday 3:00 pm-10:00 pm, Friday-Saturday 10:00 am-11:00 pm, Sunday Noon-10:00 pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open until midnight on October 18-19.
  • Admission $13 for ages 13 & up, $10 for ages 4-12, kids 3 & under free. Includes: admission to the maze, observation tower, pedal bikes, pedal trikes, 50′ tube slide, and much more.
  • Zip line, wagon rides, and Orb rides available for additional fees.
  • Open 9:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Wednesday. 9:30 am-sunset Thursday-Saturday.
  • Free admission to play area, petting zoo, and haystack mountain.
  • Orchard tours, Royal Oak Carousel, and Royal Oak Express available for $2.50 each per person.
  • Open 9:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Admission $6/adults, $4/kids 2-12, children under 2 free. Includes: all zoo exhibits, Fiberglass Milking Cow, Reptile House, Kangaroo Habitat, Seed Tables, Egg Display, Putt Putt Golf, Corn Maze & Straw Maze, haunted house, Animal Feed Cone, Barrel Train Ride, Wagon Ride, Sulcuta Encounter, pedal tractor railway.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Weekday admission $12/person ($10 with coupon), weekends and Columbus Day $14/person ($12 with coupon). Includes: Pumpkin Patch, 15 Acre Cornfield Maze, Straw Maze, Golden Gulch Gem Mine, Lexi’s Jumpin’ Jamboree, Kelsi’s Corn Crib, Giant Slide, small maze, Molly’s Dwarf Slide, Spookley Maze, Centennial Climbing Wall, Jason’s Pumpkin Patch Moon Walk, Jack and the Giant’s Adventure, Spooky Spiral, Farmer Frank’s Haunted Barn, Zach’s Petting Zoo, Baby Chick Nursery, 100 Years & Still Rockin’ Chair, Pumpkin Princess & Friends, Maddie’s Web, Tee-Ball Challenge, J.D. Grain Train, and Kids Inflatable Military Obstacle Course.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Free admission.
  • Kiddie Koral, rides, pony rides, petting zoo, spook shed, dizzy zone, haunted barn, and wagon rides available for a fee.
  • Open Friday-Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $8/person, children 2 & under free. Includes: Hayride to and from the patch, Tractor-Tire Pyramid, Tractor-Tire Swings, Expanded Slide Mountain, Corn Play Area, Veggie Cars, Climbing Web, Giant Jumping Pillow, Duck Races, Pedal Cars, Observation Bridge, Petting Zoo with Goat Bridge, Pumpkin Cannon, Corn Maze, Corn Cannons, Bovine Befuddlement Maze, Barrel Train, Inflatables, Happy Harvester, Giant Sandbox, Zipline for kids, Fruit Punch Rope Maze.
  • Frank the Combine tour & pony rides available for an additional fee.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • $8/person, or $35/family of 5 or more; children under 3 free. Includes: Obstacle Course, games, Bozo Buckets, hayride, maze, animal viewing.
  • Face painting, horseback riding, and totem pole painting available for additional fees.
  • Open Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • Free admission. Includes tractor hayrides to pumpkin patch.
  • Play area admission $4/person or $14/immediate family. Includes: Inflatable Bounce House and Castle, Petting Zoo, Straw Pyramid, Wooden Castle, Train, Ship, and more.

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