Fun on the Farm
McHenry County farms offer family-friendly fall activities.
All Seasons Orchard, Woodstock, Aug. 31 thru Nov. 2 – U-pick apples and pumpkins, corn maze, donuts, caramel apples, apple cider, petting zoo, restaurant, bakery, and farm market
Cody’s Pumpkin Festival, Marengo, Sept. 21 thru Oct. 27 – Homegrown fruit and vegetables, U-pick pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, barrel rides, tractor track and food/beverage
Harms Farm & Garden Center, McHenry – Homegrown vegetables, annuals, perennials, specialty hanging baskets, and workshops on home & garden topics
Richardson Adventure Farm, Spring Grove – World’s largest corn maze (Cubs/World Series is this year’s theme), zip line ride, pumpkins, kids’ play area, wagon rides, ORBiting, food/beverage and picnic areas, September and October.
Royal Oak Farm Market, Harvard – Giant and ornamental pumpkins and gourds, hayrides, the Royal Oak Express, petting zoo, carousel, playhouses, Country Kitchen, apple barn and bakery, plus the new Amaze ‘N Apples, the first-ever apple tree maze, mid-August through mid-November.
Stade’s Farm and Market, McHenry – Fun house, corn maze, barrel train, combine rides, hayrides to the pumpkin field, cattle trailer maze, petting zoo, pumpkin cannon and free live entertainment, September and October.
Tom’s Farm Market, Huntley – Pumpkins, pony rides, face painting, farm animals, corn maze, homemade fudge, baked goods and Tom’s Country Café, September 30-October 31.
Von Bergen’s Country Market, Hebron – Pumpkins, farm animals, squash, gourds, Indian corn, mums, a corn maze, children’s maze, pumpkin barrel ride, craft corner, seasonal vegetables, jams and honey.