Chicago Area Pumpkin Patch Guide – 2015

Chicago Area Pumpkin Patch Guide 2015 #Chicago #pumpkin #Halloween

Admission prices do NOT include the cost of pumpkins. I do my best to be sure the information is 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 September 19 through October 31.
  • Open Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Closed Monday. Saturday Night Maze 6:00 pm-10:00 pm.
  • $14.00 person on weekends & $10.00 on weekdays, children 3 & under free with adult admission.
  • Activities available: 8-acre pumpkin farm, duck races, tractor wagon rides, tractor tire climb, teepee town, rope maze, Radio Flyer wagons, pony ride, pirate ship play area, picture cutouts, petting zoo, kids pedal cart and tricycle circuit, Grandma’s Learning Garden, lasso challenge, kids zip line, kids crafts, kids mini hill slide, classic tractor, chat with monks, bouncing rodeo race, combine slide, jumping pillow, log balancing beam course, hill maze overlook, pedal go-kart track, giant checkers, tire mountain, pumpkin hand catapult.
  • Not all activities are available on weekdays or after 6:00 pm. Some activities are included in admission, but specialty activities are an additional fee. Wood fires available after 6:00 pm.
  • Abbey Farms is run primarily by volunteers and the proceeds all go to benefit the monks of Marmion Abbey.

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

  • Open August 29 through November 1.
  • Open weekdays 10:00 am-5:00 pm, weekends 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $9/person on weekdays (not all activities available), $14/person weekends. Children 2 & under free.
  • Includes 33 barnyard activities, such as: Access to pumpkin patch, 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, and more.
  • Apple picking is available while it lasts for an additional fee. Apple/pumpkin cannon available for an additional fee.

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

  • Open September 26 through November 1.
  • Open 10:00 am-8:00 pm daily.
  • Admission $9.99 Monday-Thursday, $14.99 Friday-Sunday & Columbus Day. Children 2 & under free.
  • Includes: Gemstone Mining Sluice, Pumpkin Chunker, Haunted Barn, Pig Races, Milking Cows, Fun Barn, Barnyard & Petting Zoo, Hayrack ride, Bengston’s Kids Village, Jimmy Crack Corn Box, and Playground. Admission also includes unlimited rides on the 6 children’s rides: Twirling Honey Pots, 90′ Mega Fun Slide, Happy Swing, Flying Frogs Ride, Hootenanny Railroad, & the Frog Hopper.
  • Pony rides are $5, camel rides $7.

The Children’s Farm12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, 708-361-3650

  • 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. Hayrack ride available on weekends.
  • 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 throughout October 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Free hayrides to pumpkin patch, corn box, sand box, corn tunnel, and play tractor.
  • Corn maze, children’s tractor track,duck races, and barrel rides available for a fee.
  • Open September 19 through October 31.
  • Open 9:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Hay wagon rides, farm animal corral, straw bale mini-maze, climbing bales, and apple launcher available.
  • Open every day 9:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Hayride and corn maze $5. Ride tickets $1 each; most rides 3 tickets.
  • Burlap bag ride, Strawberry Sping, Scrabbler, Kiddie Ferris Wheel, Dragon Train, Haunted Forest, Animal Land Zoo, camel rides, Pony Ride, Sunshine Crafts, Pumpkin Playground, Gem Mining Sluice, and carousel.
  • Open September 21 through October 30.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:30 pm daily.
  • Free admission and parking. Farm animals, petting zoo, corn maze, and farm playground available.
  • Weekends only: Steam train rides, hayrides, and face painting available 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.
  • $12 admission for Animal Land & Little Farmer’s Playard Saturday and Sunday, $10 on Monday-Friday. Children under 2 free. Includes: 50 different Animals, Giraffe Barn, slide, playground, Little Farmers Play Yard, Corn Stalk Maze, Straw town Maze, Pumpkin Eating Dinosaur, Pig Races, Pumpkin Tunnel, Corn Box, Charlotte’s Web, wooden fire truck & train, and more.
  • Pony rides, camel rides, wagon rides, jumping pillow, jumping pillow, and haunted house available for an additional $5 each per person. Gem mining is available for $7-$9.

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

  • Open September 19  through October 31.
  • Open 9:00 am-6:00 pm daily, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Halloween
  • $12 admission for attractions Monday-Friday, $15 Saturday-Sunday and holidays (2 & under free). Includes: Animal Land, Straw Bail Maze, Corn Stalk Maze, Western Town, train ride, Pumpkin Slide, Jumping Pillow, Pumpkin eating Dino, Chicken Show, Pig racing, Wagon Ride, Haunted House, Munchkin Maze, Goat Mountain, Pop Shots, Charlotte’s Web, Play Yard, Bunny Town, and Corn Box. Magic show on weekends.
  • Pony rides and camel rides available for an additional $5 per person. Paint ball and Ball Blaster also available for an additional fee.
  • Open now through October 31.
  • Open 9:00 am-5:30 pm daily. Pumpkin Harvest Fest is October 9-12, 2015.
  • Free admission and activities. Includes farm petting zoo, straw maze, and weekend rides to pumpkin patch.
  • Fall Festival September 12 through October 31.
  • Open 9:00 am-7:00 pm daily.
  • Free admission for pumpkin patch and stores.
  • Weekday admission $9.50/person, weekend admission $13.50/person. Children under 2 free.
  • Includes: Petting zoo, corn maze, hay tunnel, train rides, hayrides, medium air slide, two-story air slide, giant inflatable obstacle course, Noah’s Miniature Golf Course, pony rides, pumpkin bouncer, and Toddler Pooh Park with 3 attractions just for toddlers. Pony rides, giant inflatable obstacle course, and Noah’s Miniature Gold Course are also included on weekends only.

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/child & includes 1 apple token, $4/adult, children 2 & under free. Corn maze is $5/person. Family is $32.
  • Includes: petting zoo, jumping pillow, and barnyard play area.
  • Open Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm. Activities on weekends only.
  • Admission to the pumpkin patch on weekdays is free. Weekend admission is $9/person, children 3 and under free.
  • Includes: 13-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 Sunday, Noon-8:00 pm Monday-Thursday, Noon-10:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am-10:00 pm Saturday.
  • Admission $9/person on weekdays, $10/person on weekends, ages 2 & under free. Receive $1 off with online coupon.
  • Includes: large & small corn maze, huge corn pit, animal barn, straw playground, jumping pillow, Cow Train Express, hayrides, duck races, grain train.
  • Pony rides and live bands on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Open Monday-Thursday 12:00 pm-8:00 pm, Friday 12:00 pm-10:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-10:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-7:00 pm.
  • Free admission.
  • Corn maze is $7/person for 13 and over, $5/person for kids 12 & younger; kids 3 and under are free. Hay rides available for $3/person, children 2 and under free.
  • Cash only. ATM is available on site.
  • Open Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $10.99/person Monday-Wednesday (includes jumping pillow),$12.99/person Thursday-Friday, $14.99 on weekends and holidays (rides extra). Children 2 & under free.
  • Includes: Duck races, pig races, Fort Kuipers, Tractor Tire Mountain, Box-O-Kernels, Woodland Walk, The MAiZE Corn Maze, farm animals, peddle tractors, Haunted Forest, haywagon ride, chalkhouse, bale maze, Ropin’ Roundup, Back 40 Playground, Cornstalk Cavern, Charlotte’s Web, Charlotte’s Rope Maze, toss games, giant chess & checkers, mountain slide and more.
  • Jumping pillow $2, train ride $2, and pony rides $5 (select weekends only).
  • Call for hours.
  • Free admission.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily. Closed Tuesday, October 5-7.
  • 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 & Columbus Day only) for $5, zipline for $9.
  • Nighttime attractions: Zombie Safari Hayride for $22 and Nighttime Flashlight Corn Maize for $5.
  • 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 daily 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • Free admission.
  • Open August 29-November 1.
  • 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 23-24.
  • Admission $15 for ages 13 & up, $12 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-Thursday, 9:30 am-7:00 pm Friday-Saturday, 11:00 am-6:00 pm Sunday.
  • Free admission to play area, petting zoo, and haystack mountain.
  • Orchard tours, Royal Oak Carousel, and Royal Oak Express available for $3.00 each per person.
  • Open 10:00 am-5:00 pm daily.
  • Admission $6/person.
  • Includes: all zoo exhibits, fiberglass milking cow, egg display, seed table, corn maze, & straw maze.
  • Barrel train ride, wagon ride, bounce house, bounce slide, putt putt golf, and haunted house available for an additional $1 each.
  • Settler’s Pond is a no-kill shelter for any animals in need.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm daily.
  • Weekday admission $11.95/person, weekends and Columbus Day $14.95/person. (No admission needed to just visit the pumpkin patch.)
  • Includes: pumpkin patch, petting zoo, Veggie Land Play Area, Barn Yard Play Area, Port Cottonwood Play Area, Giant & Bobo Show, haunted barn, corn maze, Spookily Maze (anti-bullying), moonwalk, Ghost Town Train, kiddie train, grain train, military obstacle course, Tee Ball Challenge, Maddie’s Web, Mia & Miley Web, giant tic tac toe, giant checkers, Indian Tee Pee, giant 30′ slide, 16′ Slide, Pumpkin Princess (weekends and Columbus Day only), story telling, hayrack ride, corn crib, tire mountain, chicken show, ball zone.
  • Open 10:00 am-6:00 pm Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am-10:00 pm Friday-Sunday.
  • Free admission.
  • Kiddie Koral, rides, pony rides, petting zoo, spook shed, dizzy zone, haunted barn, and wagon rides available for a fee. Only cash is accepted for ride tickets.
  • Open Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Admission $15/person, children 2 & under free.
  • Includes: 30 attractions.
  • Frank the Combine tour, pony rides, and train rides available for an additional fee.
  • Not opening for 2015.
  • Fall Festival October 3-25.
  • 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, farm animals, straw pyramid, wooden castle, train, ship, and more.

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