Best Pumpkin Patches in the Chicagoland Area
Now that fall has officially arrived in the Chicagoland area . . . after a brief bit of a flashback to summer weather . . . we are all ready for some visits to the Best Pumpkin Patches in the Chicagoland Area! Some of my kids favorite destinations occur in the fall at local pumpkin patches! There are so many fabulous Pumpkin Patches in the Chicagoland area that families could visit a different one each weekend in the fall and never have the opportunity to enjoy them all! Here are some of our favorites!
Best Pumpkin Patches in the Chicagoland Area
Located in McHenry County in the suburbs of Chicago and a family favorite every year, All Seasons is the place to spend your fall weekends. They host daily pig races and magic shows and loads of family fun at the Barnyard. The Barnyard has a corn maze, a petting zoo with bunnies, rat rollers, giant swings, spider web, a few mini zip lines, pedal karts, a jumping pillow and a tube slide. There are also pony rides and apple cannons. Families have the opportunity to pick apples and pumpkins. Don't forget the apple cider donuts as they are the best in the area at All Seasons!
THRU Oct 30 14510 IL Route 176 Woodstock Online: AllSeasons.com
A fall wouldn't be complete without a visit to Goebbert's! My kids adore visiting each year for the animal farm animals. There is a large variety of pumpkins to select for carving every year. Activities to enjoy are a tractor ride, weekend pig races, the giant mechanical pumpkin-eating dinosaur and the awesome corn stalk maze. Enjoy the haunted house, pony rides, camel rides, a HUGE kiddie play area with a mini maze, the biggest jumping pillow!
THRU Oct 30 TWO LOCATIONS42W813 Reinking Rd. Hampshire 40 W Higgins Rd
South Barrington Online: goebbertspumpkinpatch.com
Bengtson's is located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Your family will have a full day of fun here! Bengston's hosts kiddie rides, roller coaster, a train, mining, pumpkin chucker, a fun swing, a crazy 90-foot-tall slide and twirling honey pots; pig races all day long, tractor rides, a petting zoo; aKid Village for little people, and loads more. Don't forget to grab some apple cider donuts.
THRU Oct. 30 13341 W. 151st St. Homer Glen Online: pumpkinfarm.com
Sonny Acres Farm
Dive right in and head to the haunted barn! Visit the Dizzy Zone spinning tunnel, have a pony ride, enjoy a tractor ride, and the huge slide! They sell Halloween costumes and loads of carnival style food. Loads of opportunity for fall photos!
THRU Oct 3029W310 North Ave. West Chicago Online: sonnyacres.com
This is the spot for a silly string battle! There are pig races, a petting zoo and an opportunity to feed the birds in the Parakeet Exhibit! Ride the Camels for an adventure of a lifetime. The Pumpkin Festival hosts a kiddie carousel and ferris wheel, mining for gems, mini tractors, a corn hole, a straw bale mountain and corn stalk mazes and MORE! Didier has unusual pumpkins and gourds in an array of sizes and colors.
THRU Oct 30 16678 Aptakisic Rd. Lincolnshire Online: didierfarms.com
The Autumn Festival at Stade's is always family favorite in the fall. There are tractor rides to the the pumpkin patches. Families can also enjoy the corn-launching cannon, pedal cars, a jumping pillow and a tractor tire pyramid.
THRU Oct 303709 Mill Rd. McHenry Online: stadesfarmandmarket.com
Siegel’s hosts 40 acres of family fun with so many attractions. There are tractor rides out to their pumpkin patches. Play areas for families with children, a Ghost Town Railroad, and a corn crib that is always a kid's favorite spot.
THRU Oct 3017250 S. Weber Rd. Crest Hill Online: ourpumpkinfarm.com
Odyssey Fun Farm
Odyssey Fun Park has a 15 acre corn maze, a pumpkin patch, train rides and petting zoo. There is a zombie safari hayride and an inflatable fun zone with bouncy toys for the kids to jump around on as well as pig races. There is also paintball safari. The fall festival has cow train rides, corn mazes, straw bale maze, corn cannon, pig races, goat walk, tractor-pulled hay rides and Loads more!
THRU Oct 27 19112 S Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park Online: odysseyfunfarm.com
There is an awesome barnyard activity area for families with children that has a huge bale pile. There are also peddle tractors, a sand pile, a corn bin, a play barn, a bunny barn, a HUGE haunted corn maze, tube slides and MORE. There are more activities on the weekends.
THRU Nov 1 19412 Shabbona Road, Malta Online: jonamacorchard.com
Richardson Farm hosts a corn and rope mazes, slides, pedal carts, carousel ride, wagon ride, jumping pillows, petting zoo, 50-foot-tall observation tower, pig races, and corn cannons. There is also a paintball shooting gallery, train ride, exotic animal petting zoo, pony ride, and a 65-foot-long zipline.
THRU Oct 30 909 English Prairie Road, Spring Grove Online: richardsonadventurefarm.com
There are more than 20 activities for families to enjoy at Abbey Farms. A petting zoo, tractor tire play area, ziplines, teepee area and crafts. Loads of outdoor fun. There is a bouncing cow train ride, corn cannons, and human hamster balls.
THRU Oct 30 2855 Hart Road, Aurora Online:
I know I have not included all the pumpkin patches in the Chicagoland area as there are many, many more.