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
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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