Guide to Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches

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quad city pumpkin patch guide

The Quad Cities is an amazing place to be in the fall. Actually, the our spot in the midwest is pretty perfect year round, and especially in the fall, and there’s nothing like Quad Cities pumpkin patches to celebrate our midwestiness best!

Don’t miss going to the pumpkin patches in the Quad Cities this year. They all have something special you might not want to choose just one! You might just want to take your kids to all of them!

Pin this post. You’ll definitely want to come back throughout the fall season!

QUAD CITIES PUMPKIN PATCHES

FRANK PUMPKIN FARM

COST: FREE

HOURS: 
Beginning Sept 7, open weekends 9a-5p

Check their Facebook page for updates

FEATURES: We are only open Saturdays and Sundays. We are NOT one of the You Pick Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches. We have a large variety on hay racks up in our farm lot. We have lots of animals that you may interact with while at our farm. We have goats, chickens, rabbits, ducks, cattle , donkeys and one sow.

21730 Moens Rd Atkinson, IL 61235

(309) 936-7558

DOWNING DAUGHTER'S PUMPKIN PATCH

COST: Free 
HOURS: Beginning the weekend of Sept 18 and 19
Friday: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
FEATURES:The Downing Daughters grow jack-o-lanterns, specialty pumpkins, gourds, squash, indian corn, and broom corn. They also offer straw and a corn maze.

200 South 1st Street

Cambridge, IL 61238

(309) 937-3942
 
 

PRIDE OF THE WAPSI

COST: Kids 2 and under are free.  Pricing varies depending on which activities you choose–check website for details

HOURS: Sept 28-Oct 31

Weekends 11 a-6:30 p, beginning October 4,

Fridays 4-6:30 with limited activities available.

Field trips offered weekdays 9a-2p with reservations.

FEATURES:

We are a local farm in Long Grove, Ia dedicated to the agricultural experience. We help grow family memories by hosting events and activities focused around our local sunflower and pumpkin seasons. Come visit one of the top Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches!

2020 UPDATES:

We know that 2020 has been a challenging year for many people and to help share the love with our community, we are excited to be offering a fun farm experience with FREE ADMISSION FOR EVERYONE! However for public health and safety, we have chosen to offer a limited agritainment experience with many traditional activities returning in 2021.

 

14600 305th Street
Long Grove, IA 52756

(563) 285-8180

PAPA'S PUMPKIN PATCH

COST: PLEASE LEAVE A DONATION
HOURS: Open daily from 10a to 5p sharp until October 31st!
 
 
FEATURES: Papa’s Pumpkin Patch boasts about nine acres of pumpkins, squash, and other gourds as well as inexpensive family fun in Jackson County.
 
There are free hayrides, a bat cave, petting zoo and straw maze, also 50¢ Hot dogs and a glass of Soda on Saturday and Sundays. You can pick your own pumpkins ranging from an assortment of Cinderella pumpkins, Amish pie pumpkins, giant luminary pumpkins, new moon pumpkins, sugar pie pumpkins, a speckled swan gourd, snake gourd or choose from the ones already picked. There are also baked goods and other goodies available for purchase.
This is great family fun for everyone of all ages.
 
Youth groups and schools groups welcomed but please call in advance Rick and Dory Budde Farm 563.872.4728

COVID 2020 CONSIDERATIONS:

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch 2020…….COVID STYLE
Like most places, 2020 at the pumpkin patch will be a bit different 🙃. Please check out our changes so far and continue to watch for updates!
1. This year will be a ‘pick your own pumpkin’ ONLY! We will not be doing any picking! Bring your sissors and head out to the patch to get your pumpkins 🎃 (Dates, times and locations to be posted at a later time)
2. Cost of pumpkins…… due to everyone having a rough year, Papa and Grama have decided to do a •donation only• for pumpkins! There will be a donation box at the patch if you wish to make a donation, if you are not able too, do not stress, we still want you to come pick your pumpkins, decorate your homes and of course do some carving🤗!
(Note: please be courteous, do not pick to resell)
3. Due to safety concerns, there will not be any activities this year, we will simply have pumpkins for picking and possibly pumpkin pies (for purchase)!
4. We would like to take a moment and thank everyone who has come out and supported one of the Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches! 
🧡 The Budde Family

16679 360th Ave

Bellevue, IA 52031

(563) 872-4728

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We also have the best recipes for Quad Cities Moms: Caramel Cashew Pumpkin Cheesecake, Pumpkin Spice Latte,  Iowa Pumpkin Sheetcake, or the World’s Best Pumpkin Pie.

Updates for September 2020

Most Quad Cities pumpkin patches  and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some earlier!

Keep in mind, many farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses are trying to cope with rapidly changing state COVID requirements: ALWAYS see their own website, Facebook page, or call them before you go.

BUFFALO PUMPKIN PATCH

quad cities pumpkin patches

COST: Free
HOURS: {through October}
Monday – Sunday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
FEATURES:

Open September 19th, 2020 – EVERY DAY THROUGH HALLOWEEN Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, straw bales Outdoor fall activities and crafts
 
 
The Kautz Family Farm has been in operation since the 1860s as an orchard, dairy, pasture farm, vineyard, and now as a destination for family fun! No admission fee, low cost easy family memories.

1500 Front Street
Buffalo, IA 52728

(563) 370-4026

CORN CRIB

COST:0-3 FREE  4-61 $10.00  62 + FREE

HOURS: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting Saturday September 19th through Halloween – weather permitting! 9am-5pm.

FEATURES:

Fall is here and after heavy consideration we have decided to open our Quad Cities Pumpkin Patch CribFest for the 2020 season! We cleared an additional 5 acres of property and have spaced our fun zone out to create a family friendly open air experience to enjoy your fall activities.
 
 
Come have fun and make some memories at our annual CribFest! Find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Fun Zone will be ready for Fall Fun!! Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce Pad, Pedal Cars, Cow Train, Barrel Train, Duck Races, Sand Box, Hayrack, Tether Ball, Play Area, Tire Mountain, Straw Maze
 
Pay to Play Pumpkin Cannon, Pumpkin Slingshots and Paintball Target Range will be open starting Saturday September 26th!

6924 Route 150
Coal Valley, Il

(309) 799-3745

HAPPY HOLLOW U-PICK

quad cities pumpkin patches

COST: Free
HOURS: {through October}

Monday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Check website for current hours
FEATURES: Pick your own pumpkins

17325 20th Avenue North
East Moline, IL 61244

(309) 496-1515

SHADY KNOLL

shady knoll pumpkin patch quad cities pumpkin patches

COST: Free
HOURS: Saturday and Sunday 10-6
FEATURES: We are a sesquicentennial family farm established in 1863 currently owned and operated by Gene and Beri Dennhardt.

We currently raise 30 varieties of squash and pumpkins that we sell in the fall at our pumpkin patch. At our traditional family Quad Cities Pumpkin Patches, we have 2 corn field mazes, a bale maze for the kids, Bunnyville, and a petting zoo along with a variety of livestock, to give your family a true taste of the farm experience.

3115 Dennhardt Rd  East Moline, Illinois 61244

(309) 496-9636

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