From pumpkin chuckin’ to hot apple cider, these Wisconsin-based pumpkin patches are celebrating the start of fall in style.
Home to an award-winning corn maze, the Treinen Farm in Lodi offers a fall fest perfect for everyone in the family. In addition to a challenging corn maze, the farm offers hand-picked pumpkins from the patch, a chance to feed the farm’s animals and so much more. The festivities will run now through Nov. 14, with admission starting at $11.50.
To learn more about Treinen Farms, visit treinenfarm.com.
Jerry Smith Farm
In Kenosha, Jerry Smith Farm offers an intimate pumpkin experience where visitors can pick a future Jack-O-Lantern and view the awesome painted pumpkins that have been transformed into your child’s favorite characters. The farm is known for its fall goodies (the frosted sugar cookies are a must to try), local produce and an on-site shop for seasonal finds. Admission is free, but goods and select activities require a small fee. The pumpkin farm is open now through Oct. 31.
To learn more about Jerry Smith Farms, visit www.jerrysmithfarm.com.
Known as Wisconsin’s largest pumpkin farm, Waldvogel offers over 80 acres of fall fun. The farm offers a wide variety of pumpkin shapes, colors and types to choose from (each only $5) and offers a hayride to bring you to the patch. Admission is $11.85 a person and includes all activities like the duck races, thrill rides, gem mining, fare and more. The farm is currently open daily, except for Mondays, until Oct. 31.
To learn more about Waldvogel Farms, visit www.waldvogelfarm.com.
Mommsen’s Harvest Hills
Hidden in Rice Lake, Mommsen’s Harvest Hills offers pumpkins to pick from its patch, apples from the orchids, two corn mazes, a large petting zoo and, most importantly, a pumpkin chuckin’ event. If you aren’t familiar with the local favorite, pumpkin chuckin’ is the art of chucking pumpkins from a cannon to see how far they go–and how explosive the fall is. All the fall fun has already begun and will run until Oct. 31. Be sure to also stop in at the barn for some warm apple cider, caramel apples and other fall goodies.
To learn more about Mommsen’s Harvest Hills, visit www.ricelakepumpkinpatch.com.
Polly’s Pumpkin Patch
Bundle up for the cold and pick a pumpkin from Polly’s Pumpkin Patch in Chilton. The farm’s marketplace offers all fall essentials including festive decorations, fall sweets and treats, seasonal veggies and much more. In addition, the farm will be featuring its famous 15-acre corn maze, alongside kid-friendly fun. Polly’s is open until Oct. 31, and admission is free.
To learn more about Polly’s Pumpkin Patch, visit www.pollyspumpkinpatch.com
Bushel and a Peck Market
Known for its extensive apple orchards, Bushel and a Peck Market also offers pumpkin patches with U-pick options on pumpkins, apples and other produce grown on-site. The market offers fall goodies, like caramel apples, warm cider, pumpkin pies and much more. The market also features a corn maze among other fall-focused activities for each visitor to enjoy. The store is open its traditional hours (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through Sunday), but will only be selling pumpkins until Oct. 31.
To learn more about the Bushel and a Peck Market, visit www.bushelandapeckmarket.com.
Skelly’s Farm Market
Skelly’s Market brings fall fun to a whole new level at its farm in Janesville. The market features homemade fall ceramic items to decorate your home with (including cute pumpkin mugs!), fresh, warm apple cider doughnuts and other sweet treats, large corn mazes and fun activities like duck racing, playgrounds and, of course, a fine selection of pumpkins of varying color and sizes to take home. The farm is open until Halloween day and is free to enter.
To learn more about Skelly’s Farm Market, visit www.skellysfarmmarket.com.