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Give The Season’s Greeting To The Pumpkin-Eating Dinosaur At This Pumpkin Patch And Apple Orchard

Colby Smith Colby Smith

Give The Season’s Greeting To The Pumpkin-Eating Dinosaur At This Pumpkin Patch And Apple Orchard

Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard is full of pumpkin-packed fun and entertainment for all ages!

Fall is truly the best time of the year, isn’t it? The crisp cool air, the gorgeous autumn leaves, the welcome dose of pumpkin to every dish and drink under the sun. If you’re like one of us and whole-heartedly embrace everything autumn, you’ll want to take a short trip down to Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch, where they’ve got tons of seasonal attractions for the whole family, including a pumpkin-eating dinosaur! [Featured image via goebbertspumpkinpatch.com]

If anyone knows how to capture the spirit of autumn, it’s Goebbert’s near Hampshire, Illinois (50 miles outside Chicago). Every year the pumpkin patch and apple orchard holds a fall festival that is truly their time to shine. From now until October 31, you can enjoy the plethora of attractions at-the-ready on the grounds.

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Open rain-or-shine daily from 9 am – 6 pm, Goebbert’s is your fall destination. Before you get lost in all the fun, food, and games they have to offer, you might want to first amble through their pumpkin patch in search of a pumpkin that’d put Charlie Brown to shame. Or, on the other side of the fruit spectrum, you can fill up a half-peck or full-peck bag with their Fuji and Gala apples now in season.

Once you’ve claimed your prize(s), you can reward yourself with their endless attractions, which include, but are not limited to: a life-sized Charlotte’s Web, corn stalk maze, play yard, haunted house, tire mountain, straw mound, pig races, weekend magic shows (October), giant pumpkin slide, PUMPKIN CANNON, pedal karts, pumpkin express train, animal land, pig races, and so much more! All of which are included in the price of admission: $12.99 on weekdays, $16.99 on weekends. Senior tickets are $11.99, while children under the age of 2 are allowed in free. For the safety of their guests and animals, pets are not allowed. 

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Additionally, Goebbert’s has a number of farm stands on their grounds will some delicious seasonal cuisine. Get your fill (literally) of farm-fresh delicacies such as their homemade apple cider donuts, baked goods, kettle corn, and more fall-hearty meals!

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Practical information

August 28 - October 31, 2020
General Admission is $12.99 (weekdays) and $16.99 (for weekends), Labor Day and Columbus Day.
Seniors are $11.99/each any day
Children 2 and younger are free