National Pumpkin Day in Lake County

Why do we love National Pumpkin Day in Lake County? Is it because of the mini pumpkin explosives that the Green Goblin carries when he’s attacking Spiderman? Is it the Cindarella carriage that changes from a pumpkin to a VIP vessel to the ball?

Or is it all of the pumpkin pie afterwards and the scary faces on the Jack-O-Lanterns? It could be that Starbucks sells pumpkin spice to you at an astronomical rate in October.

Either way National Pumpkin Day (belated) is just in time, and there are a couple places to grab one of these vegetables (or is it a fruit?) in Lake County.

Here are some of the different locations around Lake County you can celebrate National Pumpkin Day – (Plus its almost Halloween, and who doesn’t have a pumpkin during this spooky of days).

National Pumpkin Day in Lake County

Didier FarmsPatch 22 Pumpkins and Events
16678 West Aptkisic Rd., Prairie View

Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm
13236 W. Town Line Rd. Waukegan

Richardson Adventure Farm & Corn Maze, LLC
909 English Prairie Rd., Spring Grove

Patch 22
15900 Kelly Rd., Wadsworth

PumpkinFest at Country BumpkinAspegren Farms
21675 W. Hawley St., Mundelein

Pumpkin Fest  @ Country Bumpkin
GIlmer and Hawley Streets, Mundelein


Lewis Fresh Market Locations

2727 Grand Ave., Waukegan

1600 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan

Since we’re in the Halloween season, please be sure to check out our Trick or Treat hours Blog, our Autumn FTW – Fall Guide 2016, Our Spooks and Spirits Page and our things to do this weekend October 28-30 blog.

I guess this blog should end with a quote about pumpkins, because you all know how much I like quotes.

“When Black Cats Prowl and Pumpkins Gleam, May luck be yours on Halloween.”

Happy belated National Pumpkin Day!

Here’s a map to guide you to your spankin’ new pumpkin!


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