Jul 26, 2014

Enjoy Pumpkin Farms, Hayrides and More

Check out our guide of pumpkin patches in and around Bolingbrook this fall.

Enjoy Pumpkin Farms, Hayrides and More

There are plenty of pumpkin farms near and far to pick out the perfect pumpkin. Check out our guide, from Johansen Farms in Bolingbrook to  Jonamac Orchard in Malta. 


  • Corn Mazes in the Bolingbrook Area

Close to home  

Johansen Farms in Bolingbrook 

WHAT: Walk through a patch of more than 25,000 pumpkins. Enjoy the free hayrides, air slides, train rides (weekends only), navigate your way through the corn maze, play in the hay tunnel and enjoy more than 500 animals in the petting zoo. 

WHEN: Now through Halloween. Daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m..

WHERE: 710 W. Road, Bolingbrook, Ill., 60440

MORE INFO: 1-630-759-8711

<15 miles away 

Puckerville Farms in Lemont 

WHAT: Enjoy pumpkins in all shapes, sizes and varieties including blue, white, and Cinderella types. if you are looking for something different, see what grows this year. Hayrides/bonfire packages: Call for information.

WHEN: Daily through Halloween, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: 13332 Bell Road, Lemont, Ill., 60439

MORE INFO: 1-708-508-0906

<30 miles away 

Heaps Giant Pumpkin Farm in Minooka

WHAT: Explore the 30-acre pumpkin patch and choose from more than 90 varieties. Then explore the corn maze, bean maze, day and moonlight hayrides, the Kiddie Corn Box and farm animals. When you're done, explore the 30-acre pumping patch to find just the right one for a jack-o-lantern! Prices vary per  attraction. Admission is free.

WHEN: Daily through Halloween.  Check here for times.

WHERE: 4853 U.S. 52, Minooka, Ill., 60447 

MORE INFO: 1-815-475-7373

Dollinger Family Farms in Channahon 

WHAT: Find your perfect pumpkin at the Dollinger Pumpkin Farm. Check out the corn maze, petting zoo, and other great attractions for kids of all ages, including a miniature steam train, horse-drawn hayrides, farm playground, and plenty of pumpkins and other goodies. Free admission and parking. Click here for attraction pricing.

WHEN: Daily through Halloween, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dollinger Family Farm, 7502 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, Ill., 60410

MORE INFO: 1-815-467-6766

<60 miles away 

Jonamac Orchard in Malta 

WHAT: Take a wagon ride into the orchard to pick your own pumpkin. Also check out a 10-acre corn maze, hay bale pile, duck races, apple launcher and cannon and petting zoo. 

WHEN: Hours vary on activity. 

WHERE: Jonamac Orchard, 19412 Shabbona Rd., Malta  

MORE INFO: 815-825-2158 

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park 

WHAT: Purchase a pumpkin from the field or in the country store. Then check out the corn maze, jumping pillow, petting corral, haunted forest and more. 

WHERE: 1N318 Watson Rd., Maple Park

MORE INFO: (815) 827-5200

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