Thank you for your interest in booking a scout outing to Bengtson’s Pumpkin Fest. At our pumpkin fest, we have been offering fun and exciting field trips since 1981! Scout packages available only Monday thru Thursday after 12pm, excluding Columbus Day and the day after Columbus Day. Admission is $12.99 per child. Admission includes: the fun and exciting Pig Races (running 9-11x daily), NOW 10 unlimited kiddie rides, the adorable Petting ZOO, Playground, 90′ Mega Fun Slide, Ultimate Vortex Tunnel, Children’s Play Village, Animated Fun Barn, One Gigantic Corn Box Barn, Tractor-Pulled Hayrack Ride, Pumpkin Chucker, Haunted Barn, Life-Like Milking Cows (simulated), entrance to the General Store, and the viewing of the baby farm animals! Your group must come in all together and be paid for at one time, in order to receive the package rate for our pumpkin festival, and you must check in at the front gate – all at once.
A reservation is REQUIRED 7 days before your trip to receive the special discount, no scout packages available at the gate same day. No deposit needed, but please cancel if you decide not to come to the farm. We require (1) one chaperone for every (3) three children. Chaperones will be admitted at $10.00 each. There is no charge for 2 leaders. Any additional leaders pay the $10.00 fee. Scout fee is $12.99 per child. Traditional orange pumpkins are sold at $.39 per pound, and our specialty variety pumpkins are sold at $.59 per pound. Pony Rides are purchased at the pony ride area near the petting zoo for $5 per person and there is a weight limit on pony rides (90 lbs.).
The outing is at your own pace. Our pumpkin fest is paved, except for the hayrack ride area. The last pig race is 1 hour before the farm closes and the last hayride leaves 15 minutes before we close. We are open rain or shine. The rides, pig races and the hayrack rides will only stop due to violent or dangerous weather. Please dress your children appropriately to assure they have a great time. We do have sheltered picnic area for your use. If you would like to plan to have a snack or dinner we have many food items available for sale such as; Fresh Apple Cider donuts, kettle corn, cotton candy, churros, hot chocolate and more, so come stop by our pumpkin patch this season!
We look forward to seeing you and hope that you have a great time!
Thank you for considering our farm for your outing, remember Unlimited Kiddie Rides included with your package!
Call 708-301-3276 ext. 100
Please note: Groups will only be allowed entrance to the farm with a prior reservation, deposit and confirmation of trip. We have daily limits on the number of groups permitted; due to safety. Groups will not be allowed to enter through general admission under any circumstances! This is for the safety of you as well as our guests on the farm. Please note if your group and bus arrive at the farm without a reservation you will not be allowed to enter (not through general admission or group rates). We appreciate your cooperation and following these rules