Barton Hill Farms is the mecca for all kinds of fall festivities. Want to pick out some pumpkins? Check. Want to get lost in a corn maze? Check. Want to snack on autumn-inspired treats and sip on seasonal ciders? Check. Want to spend the entire day enjoying all-things fall? Check! Barton Hill Farms is where you need to be for a full-day outing with scenic views and picture-perfect moments that will leave you feeling fall-fulfilled. Open every weekend through Nov. 15. Click here
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Ready to impress your neighbors with professional-grade Jack-O’-Lanterns or just want to elevate your pumpkin-carving skills? Take your Jack-O’-Lantern creations to the next level by taking part in an advanced pumpkin-carving class at Pioneer Farms. Led by carving champ Griffon Ramsey, an HGTV, YouTube and Food Network star, participants will learn from this top pro how to master the art of pumpkin design. Classes available Oct. 17th & 18th. Get your tickets here
, or you can also come out to watch for free!
This Elgin Christmas Tree Farm is getting an autumn makeover with their ongoing “Pumpkin Fun” event! Step into a fall wonderland and enjoy a variety of exciting activities like duck races, a petting zoo, hayrides, train rides, a playscape spot and the Farm’s beloved “Crazy Maze!” Make it a full-day outing by bringing your own food and enjoying the festive atmosphere at one of their many picnic areas. The Farm is known for having great photo-ops with perfectly staged backdrops, so be prepared for some memorable Instagram-worthy shots. Open through Nov. 2, $7 admission. Find out more here
The Evergreen Farms Pumpkin Hunt is back! Take a free and fun wagon ride into the Christmas tree fields to hunt for hidden mini pumpkins. Once you’ve collected your perfect pumpkins, enjoy other festive activities like the “Famous Striker,” a pumpkin launcher, train rides, bounce tracks, mazes, a zip line for kids or head over to the beloved fishing pond. There will be tons of pumpkins for purchase as well as many fall goodies available in the gift shop. Open through Nov. 1, $3 per activity. Find out more here
If you’re looking for another spot that’s completely jam-packed with all-day autumn adventures, then look no further than Harvest of Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm. The list of activities to enjoy feels endless with highlights like a candy corn kid maze, barnyard maze, pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, face painting, sand art, pony rides and more! Visitors can even make their own bouquet by picking out an array of gorgeous flowers from the field. If you need a break from the back-to-back fall activities, head to the “Pumpkin Grill” for a rest and to grub on some classic eats like grilled corn, hot dogs and sandwiches. Open through Nov. 8, Prices vary per activity. Check their website here
for full details.