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Where to Get a Pumpkin in Lake County 2021

When life gives you pumpkin, make pumpkin spice lattes.

“There are three things I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.” – Linus from the Peanuts.

Fall has begun, and this is the time when people go pumpkin crazy. Pumpkin picking might be one of the most popular activities of the season.

Whether you’re looking for a pumpkin to cut spooky Halloween shapes, give your dinner table some pizzazz with the enormous orange fruit, complete your cornucopia or just have a family fun fall adventure, Lake County has got you covered.

Here are some events, festivals and locations to view some fresh carve work and/or pick up your family pumpkin in Lake County.

Pumpkin Patches in Lake County


Didier Farms Pumpkinfest
16678 Aptkasic Rd., Lincolnshire
Through October 31
INFO»

Richardson Adventure Farm & Corn Maze
909 English Prairie Rd., Spring Grove
Through November 7
INFO»

 

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Lake County Farmers Markets

Peruse Lake County farmers markets as many remain open through the fall season. You can pick your pick pumpkin, carve in the face of Jack and pop in a lantern.

  • Antioch’s Streer Market (through 9/26) INFO»
  • CLC Farmers Market in Grayslake INFO»
  • Deerfield’s Farmers Market (through 10/9) INFO»
  • Fox Lake Farmers Market (through 9/28) INFO»
  • Grayslake’s Fall Farmers Market (summer version through 9/22 and fall edition through 12/11) INFO»
  • Greenbelt Youth Farmers Market (through 10/13) INFO»
  • Gurnee Farmers Market (through 10/10)
  • MainStreet Libertyville Farmers Market (through 10/21) INFO»
  • Mundelein Farmers Market (through 10/15) INFO»
  • Vernon Hills Farmers Market (through 10/14) INFO»

Kroll’s Fall Farm Harvest Farm
13236 W. Town Line Rd., Waukegan
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Patch 22 Pumpkins & Events
15900 Kelly Rd., Wadsworth
INFO»

Pumpkin Fest at Country Bumpkin
27691 N. Gilmer Rd., Mundelein
INFO»

Orange Fruit Parties in Lake County

Didier Farms Pumpkinfest in Lincolnshire

 

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Фермы и тыквы🎃 ⠀ ⠀ Осень только началась, но все магазины уже создают настроение для Хэллоуина🎃Ева ждёт не дождётся, когда я уже дам ей наесться конфет наконец-то😂 ⠀ ⠀ Местные фермы начинают торговать тыквами и организовывают вокруг ярмарки разные движушки для детей🙌🏻 ⠀ ⠀ Вообще вот эта американская манера на ровном месте из ничего устроить праздник не даёт мне тут умереть от скуки😂🤚🏼 ⠀ ⠀ К примеру забег поросят🐷😂 ⠀ ⠀ Честно, если б мы там стояли с Евой сами…ну реально ничего такого, побежали свинки и ок, но кричащие мужики, женщины и дети😂😂…Боже это просто не передать какие же они эмоциональные и веселые, ставят ставки на этих хрюшек, шутят и заливаются истерикой ну вот просто с ничего😂😂😂В общем насмеялись сегодня на славу не смотря на плохую погоду🤚🏼 ⠀ ⠀ Вход на ферму бесплатный, но любое движение типо мини зоопарка, поездить на лошадке, полазить на всяких зонах из сена, колёс, карусели и тд стоят 3-5 тикетов(1 тикет 1 доллар), если у вас ребёнок сидит в слинге, то за него тоже кстати заплатить придётся)) ⠀ ⠀ Тыкву можно выбрать на любой вкус и цвет, я не любитель ее ни в каком виде, мне просто нравится на них смотреть, какие «шедевры» создаёт природа😉 ⠀ ⠀ Вообще фермерские продукты конечно в 1000 раз вкуснее, чем магазинные, но и дороже естественно в разы💰Еще вот эта манера все красиво раскладывать не даёт шанса удержаться от ненужных покупок😤😏 ⠀ ⠀ Надеюсь у нас перестанет херачить этот дождь и я ещё куда-то обязательно заеду и нормально все покажу😌 ⠀ ⠀ #фермасша#жизньвсша#хеллоуин#тыквынаферме#ферма#чикаго#харьковвчикаго#helloween#жизньвамерике#осеньвчикаго#autumniscoming#autumninchicago#погодавчикаго#mylifeinusa#lifeinusa #америкаинсайд

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You haven’t lived unless you’ve been to Didier Farms Pumpkinfest. Everyone loves all the extravagant memories from the Lincolnshire/Prairie View Farm. The farm favorite features hayrides, pony rides, camel rides, kiddie rides, an exotic petting zoo, a parakeet exhibit, a corn maze and pig races (the sprinting porkies only gallop on the weekends). Don’t forget to visit Grandma D’s Bake Shop for scrumptious pies, cookies, fudge, homemade apple cider, kettle corn and pumpkin donuts. The farm’s doors are open through Sunday, October 31. The farm, originally purchased by John Link, the father of Mary Sue Didier, has been owned by a Didier descendant since 1912.

Didier Farms, 16678 W. Aptakisic Rd., Lincolnshire.

Richardson Adventure Farm & Corn Maze in Spring Grove

 

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You’ll be amazed by their maize mazes. Richardson’s Adventure Farm & Corn Maze is known for having the world’s most massive corn maze. This year’s theme to the renowned maze is celebrating the Spring Grove farm’s 20th anniversary. The design features the elements of their farm, from their overlooking structure of the labyrinth to the barn, to the Christmas Tree Farms, to the pumpkins and the tulip fest launched earlier this year. The Spring Grove area spans 33 acres of land and is equipped with 11 miles of trails. Besides the famous maze, the Adventure Farm features another five mazes, a zip line, a pumpkin patch, Zorbing rides (a ride inside a giant 11-ball available on weekends), live pig races,  a wooded picnic area, free campfires, pedal carts, pedal trikes, a goat farm, a farm carousel and more. Richardson Adventure Farm runs on select days through November 7.

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

Other Pumpkin Festivities

 

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  • Jack-O-Lantern World in Lake Zurich (Oct. 1-31) INFO»
  • Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest (Oct. 8-10) INFO»
  • Halloween Hoopla in Deerfield: A Pumpkin Decorating (Oct. 9) INFO»
  • Bejeweled Pumpkins with Waukegan Park District (Oct. 9) INFO»
  • Fox Lake Pumpkin Jubilee (Oct. 9) INFO»
  • Night of 1,000 Jack-o-Lanterns at Chicago Botanic Garden (Oct. 13-24) INFO»
  • Pairing Dinner – Pumpkin Theme at Vigneto del Bino Winery (Oct. 15) INFO»
  • Halloween Hikes at Ryerson Woods (Oct. 22-23) INFO»
  • Make Your Own Glass Pumpkins at Peter Patterson Glassworks (Oct. 23-24) INFO»
  • Lincolnshire Boo Bash (Oct. 29) INFO»
  • Vernon Hills Fall Fest (Oct. 29) INFO»

Grocery Stores for Pumpkin Purchase

If you are an Ebenezer Scrooge during the fall season, here’s where the quick route (and less adventurous way) in picking up your pumpkin in Lake County,

Jewel-Locations in Lake County

Lewis Fresh Market Locations

  • Waukegan (two stores)

Trader Joes locations

Mariano’s Fresh Market Locations

Sunset Foods Locations

Whole Foods Locations

  • Deerfield

Don’t forget #NationalPumpkinDay is October 26. For more information about pumpkins in Lake County, click here. 

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