We have been offering fun and exciting field trips since 1981! The charge for a special needs group at our pumpkin fest is $12.00 per person including a pre-picked pie pumpkin. There is no admission charge for staff. We require (1) one staff member for every (3) three people. Additional chaperones are welcome! Pony Rides are $5 each at our pumpkin festival and must be purchased at the pony tent. (There is a weight and size limit for the ponies.)
The field trip is at your own pace, (we do not have mandatory tours or guides) and our pumpkin farm is about 90% paved, except for the hay ride area. The fun and exciting Pig Races (run every hour), the adorable Petting & Feeding Zoo, 6 lane Mega Fun Slide, Pumpkin Village and Playground, Giant Corn Box, the Ultimate Vortex Tunnel, along with animation throughout the farm, Bengtsonville Kids Village, the Fun Barn, a Tractor-Pulled Hayrack Ride, the General Store, and the viewing of the baby farm animals.
You must CALL AND BOOK A RESERVATION BY PHONE TO CONFIRM AVAILABILITY OF TIME AND DATE WHEN YOU VISIT OUR PUMPKIN FEST.
Please call 708-301-3276 ext. 100. Full payment will be due at check in. All money must be grouped together and paid all at once. SORRY, NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED! (School checks, credit card, or cash are allowed for payment. Check must be for the exact amount as no refunds will be issued).
Field trips are available Monday through Thursday only, excluding Columbus Day and the day after Columbus Day . The pumpkin farm opens at 11 am. We are open rain or shine; the rides and the hay rack rides will only stop due to violent or dangerous weather. Dress your children appropriately to assure they have a great time. We do have sheltered picnic area for your use. We have many food options available for purchase. You may also bring your own bagged lunches.
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.