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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.

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Keller's Farmstand - Oswego

Keller's Farmstand - Oswego
2500 Johnson Road
Oswego, IL
Season: Summer Market Hours: May, then mid-July to October 31st Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 6:00pmSaturday & Sunday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Locat...
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Johansen Farms Children's Zoo

Johansen Farms Children's Zoo
710 West Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL
Rides and Attractions: ALL NEW this year - Noah's Miniature Golf Courseand Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course!  Practice you...
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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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Abbey Farms

Abbey Farms
850 Butterfield Rd
Aurora, IL
History: As you gaze around our farm today, it is difficult to imagine that it all started in the 1930s with a tree, determination, hard work, and...
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Dollinger Family Farm

Dollinger Family Farm
7420 East Hansel Road
Channahon, IL
Fall is our favorite time of year, and we are so excited to share our farm with you!  We have many traditions in the Dollinger Family, and we ...
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Bengston Pumpkin Farm

Bengston Pumpkin Farm
13341 West 151st St
Homer Glen, IL
About Us 2016...This year will be the longest Pumpkin Fest in our 35 year history. We open a week ahead of schedule with our lowest weekend price ...
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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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