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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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Saathoff Family Farm

Saathoff Family Farm
11492 North 5000 East Road
Manteno, IL
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Butterprint Farm Pumpkin Patch

Butterprint Farm Pumpkin Patch
24936 South 80th Avenue
Monee, IL
History:The land was purchased from the government in 1850 by John Stassen. The farmstead was built in 1856 when John was forced to leave Oldenburg...
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Baker-Koren Round Barn Farm

Baker-Koren Round Barn Farm
24115 South U.S. Highway 52
Manhattan, IL
About The Baker-Koren Round Barn Farm is a beautiful, 103-acre park that offers two types of recreational areas.  The first includes open spa...
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Settlers Pond

Settlers Pond
1301 East Offner Road
Beecher, IL
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Tom and Zach's Pumpkin Patch

Tom and Zach's Pumpkin Patch
15725 West Bruce Road
Lockport, IL
We are opening for the 2016 season. Because of the warm weather this summer, our pumpkins are now ready for picking.
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Kregel's Pumpkin Patch

Kregel's Pumpkin Patch
7705 West 159th Avenue
Lowell, IN
Previosuly located in Crown Point, Indiana, Kregel's Pumpkin Patch is the first pumpkin patch in Northwest Indiana.  We offer tractor pulled h...
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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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