7 Favorite Pumpkin Patches


Don’t miss our favorite spots around the Chicago area to find your perfect pumpkin, create some fall family memories and munch a few cider donuts while you’re at it.

Abbey Farms

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Open daily until Oct. 26th, see website for hours
850 Butterfield Road, Aurora, IL 60502

This non-profit farm is run by and for the Benedictine monks of Marmion Abbey. This farm offers good ol’ fashioned fun with one of the largest corn mazes in Kane County. Bring your flashlight for an evening stroll. Petting zoo and pony rides on weekends. Find a pumpkin in their pumpkin patch, bounce on the inflatables, and enjoy the kids zip line, tractor tire climb, tractor wagon rides, fresh donuts and pie and more. Come back over the holidays to pick out your Christmas tree. All proceeds benefit the monks.


Johansen Farms

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Open daily 9am-7pm until Oct. 31st
710 W Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440-1755

This family farm has been operating for 85 years and was voted the Best Pumpkin Far for field trips in Chicagoland. Choose from more than 25,000 pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. The petting zoo has over 500 farm animals and the kids can hold baby chicks and feed the goats and sheet. There’s a kid-friendly corn maze, train rides, hay rides, two-story airslide and plus more toddler-sized fun.


Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center

Open daily 9am-6pm until Oct. 31st
40 W. Higgins Rd., South Barrington, IL 60010

Family owned pumpkin patch and farm market. Visit the Animal Land with 50 different animals, giraffe barn, pony rides, camel rides, wagon ride, jumping pillow, haunted house, pumpkin eating dinosaur, land weekend pig racing! The Little Farmers Play Yard has a playground, corn stalk maze, straw town maze, gem mining, pumpkin tunnel, corn box, wooden train, games and more. The market and bakery offers pumpkins, apples, cider donuts, caramel apples, roasted corn and more.


Odyssey Fun Farm

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Open daily 10am-6pm until Nov. 1st
19111 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL

Wear your comfy walking shoes, because this 110 acre farm has something for everyone. You’re sure to find a pumpkin in their 13 acre pumpkin patch. The 5-acre courtyard is full of family friendly activities, including a petting zoo, inflatables, corn cannons, pig races, a cow train and hay rides with pony rides on Sat. & Sun. Try the Zip Lines for a bird’s eye view of the farm. You can easily get lost during the day in the 15 acre corn maze, but just wait until you try it at night with your flashlight! For older kids, the Zombie Safari Hayride is an extreme paintball adventure that runs on Fri., Sat. & Sun. from 7pm-midnight. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the farm.


Didier Farms Pumpkinfest

Open daily 9am-6pm until Oct. 31
16678 W. Aptakisic Rd., Lincolnshire , IL 60069

Start your family tradition at Didier Farms. Enjoy the pumpkin playground, hayrides, pony rides, animal zoo, corn maze, and kiddie mechanical rides. Visit our new activity, the Pumpkin Playground! Try a new craft or rope making, or just stroll the grounds. Homemade Apple Cider and Pumpkin donuts made fresh daily. Fall produce & fudge, taffy apples, and lots of delicious goodies to eat. Pig Races on weekends. Educational farming display, antique tractors and baby chicks. School groups and birthday parties by reservation.


Cosley Zoo Pumpkin Fest

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Pumpkin Fest is daily 9am-5pm until Oct. 31st , Zoo is open daily throughout the year
1356 N. Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187

The zoo has a large variety of farm animals and native Illinois wildlife in a beautiful setting. The Pumpkin Fest activities include a straw pyramid, corn stalk tunnel, new rides (train track and spinning apple). Thousands of pumpkins are scattered on the zoo’s lawn. Apples, gourds, cider, cornstalks, and straw bales are also available for purchase. (Proceeds benefit the continued development of Cosley Zoo.)


Jonamac Orchard

19412 Shabbona Rd., Malta, IL 60150

Pick your own apples & pumpkins, visit our ”barnyard” kids activity area. On weekend’s only, visit our corn maze, apple train, hay rides, live music, petting zoo & more!