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Pumpkin Picking & Pumpkin Patches Guide for IL

Illinois Pumpkin Picking Farms and Fall Pumpkin Patch Farms - go pumpkin picking at a local farm in Illinois.

When there's a crisp snap in the air, nothing beats a day at the local pumpkin patch farm. It's guaranteed to put a Jack-o-Lantern-sized smile on everyone's face! We have the best Illinois pumpkin picking farms and Halloween festivals for the state of Illinois. These pumpkin farms offer the best Illinois pumpkin picking so get some friends or family together and get started picking pumpkins in Illinois!

Check out our collection of pumpkin patches, farms, and stands across Illinois and the US.

Take a look at our Pumpkin Picking Tips!

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Koehn's Farm

Koehn's Farm
414 South Crystal Lake Road
McHenry, IL
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Harms Farm Garden Center

Harms Farm Garden Center
4727 West Crystal Lake Road
McHenry, IL
Mission From Season to Season, Blending Traditional & Fresh Earthly Rewards to our Family of Friends Old, New, Near & Far with an Innovati...
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Krueger's Vegetable Farm

Krueger's Vegetable Farm
28572 W Il Route 120
McHenry, IL
Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, U-Pick Tomato Field (opens late August), Sweet Peppers, Hot Peppers, Summer Squash, Zucchini, Farm Fresh Eggs, Mich. Peaches ...
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Tom's Farm Market

Tom's Farm Market
10214 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL
Established in 1959, TOM’s Farm Market, Greenhouse & Bakery is a farm stand that was once surrounded by vast farmlands in Huntley, Illino...
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Hoffman's Garden Center

Hoffman's Garden Center
30699 North US Highway 12
Volo, IL
About Us The Hoffman Family welcomes you to Hoffman Garden Center and Greenhouses. Growing Annual and perennial flowers has been a family traditio...
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Stade's Farm and Market

Stade's Farm and Market
3709 West Miller Road
McHenry, IL
Mission To provide healthy home grown farm products, agricultural education, and fine family entertainment at reasonable prices to our local and s...
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Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch
15 N 272 Old Sutton Road
Barrington, IL
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Meadowmoor Orchard

Meadowmoor Orchard
1517 North Route 47
Woodstock, IL
About Us:Welcome to Meadowmoor Orchard, located at "the farm" in Woodstock, Illinois.  We are a blossoming orchard specializing in homegrown a...
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Randy's Vegetables

Randy's Vegetables
15N440 Randall Road
Dundee, IL
Mission We take pride in growing what we feel is the BEST sweetcorn in the area as well as a good variety of many vegetables and bringing them to ...
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Some pumpkin patch tips for getting the best pumpkin in Illinois this year:

If you can, pick yours right off the vine and out of the pumpkin patch. The pumpkin flesh should be free of soft spots which can invite mold and rot. If you're planning to use your pumpkin for carving, choose one that's big enough. Make sure the base is solid and the stem is intact (also, don't carry it by the stem - it might break off). If your pumpkin is destined for a pie, choose a small one grown especially for eating. Once you get your fresh-picked pumpkin home, "cure" it by keeping it undisturbed in a cool, dark place. This toughens up the rind and helps prevent rot.

While you're pumpkin hunting, amaze your friends by sharing these Pumpkin Facts:

  • The Irish brought the tradition of pumpkin carving to America. Originally, they carved turnips to celebrate All Hallows Eve - but pumpkins were plentiful in the states, and easier to handle.
  • The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
  • Pumpkins were once used to cure freckles and snake bites.

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