2016 Will County Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms,
Corn Mazes, and Hayrides
Here in Will County, IL ... that means wonderful things like pumpkin farms, fall festivals, corn mazes, haunted houses, scarecrows, spooky ghosts, witches, and goblins of all shapes and sizes cropping up everywhere.
Everybody loves Fall! And pumpkins ...
Did you know these facts regarding pumpkins?
- Illinois is the #1 pumpkin producer in the U.S.
- Pumpkins are actually a fruit (they contain seeds)
- Bees pollinate pumpkins
- It takes 110 days for a pumpkin vine to produce mature pumpkins
- Giant pumpkins can grow five pounds a day
- 80% of the pumpkins produced commercially in the U.S. are produced within a 90-mile radius of Peoria, IL
- Pumpkins can range in size from less than a pound to over 1,000 lbs. The world record was 1810 pounds!
- Pumpkin pie originated in North America
Now that you know all that pumpkin trivia ... you're ready to visit some of County's pumpkin farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, (and more). To help you do that, I've provided a list of our pumpkin/fall venues, along with website links, directions, and telephone numbers below.
I hope this info proves beneficial to you, your family, and friends ... and it helps you find pumpkins and Fall seasonal events to visit and enjoy!
2016 Will County Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, and Hayrides
Johansen Farms Petting Zoo
Sept. 15th - October 31st, 2016
Click HERE for Hours
Petting Zoo, Rides, Obstacle Course,U-Pick Pumpkins, and More
More Info: www.johansenfarms.com
Konow's Corn Maze
September 24th – October 30th, 2016
Hours: Sunday thru Friday: 10 am to 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm
16849 So. Cedar Rd., Homer Glen, IL
Admission Info: HERE
2 Mazes, Jumping Pillow, Petting Zoo, Concessions, Cow Train, Face Painting, Indoor Playland, Concerts, and More!
Siegel's Cottonwood/Pumpkin Farm
Sept. 17th - October 31st, 2016
Daily - 10 am to 6 pm
Pumpkin Patch, Cornfield Maze, Hayrack Rides, Petting Zoo, Climbing Wall, Kiddie Train, Tractor Maze, More
Mokena Park District 34th Annual Halloween Hollow
Friday, October 14th (5 pm – 9 pm)
Saturday, October 15th (1 pm – 8 pm)
Sunday, October 16th (1 pm – 6 pm)
Ghost Town Games, Monsters Market, Freaky Food Court, Mobile Gaming Theater, Entertainment, Hayrides, Straw Maze, Pumpkin Weigh-in, Scarecrow Lab, Mummy Wrap, Scream Queen Contest, and much more!
Carnival Rides Available!
Admission/Parking Info: HERE
Location: Main Park - Mokena Park District
Bengston's Pumpkin Farm
September 17th – October 30th, 2016
Complete List/Info of Attractions: HERE
Stroller Friendly Event
Heap's Giant Pumpkin Farm
Through October 31st, 2016 & Columbus Day
Dates: September 10th - October 31st & Columbus Day
Hours: 10 am to 6: 30 pm
Pumpkin patch, Hayrides, Corn/Bean Mazes, Heaps o' Fun Barn, Heaps' Home Cookin', Farm Animals, Live Entertainment
Admission info: HERE
More Info: (815) 475-7373
Dollinger's Pumpkin Farm
September 19th - October 30th, 2016
Open Daily: 10 am - 6:30 pm
Admission and Parking: FREE
Indian Corn, Apples, Pumpkins, Corn Stalks, Farm Animals/Petting Zoo, 4-Acre Corn Maze, Farm Playground, Gift Shop, Steam Train (weekends), Mums, Honey, Hayrides, Food, More
For More Info: 815.467.6766
Lockport Park District
Hayride of Horror in Dellwood Park
Fridays & Saturdays
October 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 2016
Hours: 7 to 10 pm
Directions to Dellwood Park: HERE
For More Info: 815.838.1183
Dates: September 24th - November 4th
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
4 Acre Corn Maze, hayrides, petting zoo, zip line, concession, mums, game room, pony rides, face painting, pumpkins, corn stalks, gift shop, and more.
Website: Windmill Acres
Settlers Pond Pumpkin Patch
October 1st - October 31st, 2016
Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Admission Info: HERE
Corn Maze, Haunted House, Pedal Tractor Races, Straw Maze, Bounce Slide, Hayride, Barrel Train Ride, Petting Zoo, Milking Cow & more
Phone: 708) 663-8103
Pick-Your-Own - Garden Patch Farms
Saturdays And Sundays
September 3rd - October 30th, 2016
FREE Admission in October
Bounce House, Petting Zoo, Hayrack Rides Pumpkin Patch, Straw Maze, Pumpkin Bowling, Hay Mountain, pony rides, concessions, farm market store (apples, eggs, etc.) and more
Mott's Pumpkin Farm
28741 Harlem Ave., Peotone
Daily, 10 am to 8 pm
Pumpkins, Mums, Straw Bales, Corn Stalk Bundles, Roadside MarketHalloween/Fall Decorations at a reasonable price.
Very low key.
Open through Halloween
Tuesday - Sunday
Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
"You Pick” pumpkin patch, weekend hayrack rides, corn stalks, straw bales, mini pumpkins, caramel apples, gourds, honey, mums, fall hanging baskets/combination planters, more
Special Event: Craft & Vendor Fair - Fall Fest
Oct. 15th & 16th, 2016
Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
For More Info/Details go to Website: Bronkberry Farms
Phone: (815) 436-6967
Will County residents and visitors to the county are lucky that farms and agriculture exist in such high number within our County yet. This is especially true during the beautiful fall season.
Before setting out to visit any of the events, pumpkin farms, and other seasonal venues within Will County this Fall, remember to check them prior to setting out, just in case of last minute changes or inclement weather ...
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