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7 SPECTACULAR | Places for Fall-Focused Family Fun


The seasons are change and we invite you to get outdoors and celebrate the beauty of Autumn. Sweater weather is here and many local establishments have prepared their facilities so you and yours can enjoy all that fall has to offer ina most enjoyable way. Good ol’ fashioned family fun, like finding that perfect pumpkin, sipping hot apple cider and tasting the fresh fall baked goods are all of what makes the season special. Here are 7 Spectacular Palces for Fall-Focused Family Fun

1. Aurora Food Pantry’s Trunk or Treat • Oct 22

The Aurora Food Pantry and Aurora University are excited to host their second annual Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat! This event is a free, safe way to celebrate Halloween. Local businesses and organizations will be setting up kid-friendly trunks and giving out candy. This event is for everyone!

2. Goebberts Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard

HAMPSHIRE–A family-owned pumpkin patch and farm market, celebrating its 73nd year in 2021. The Fall Festival is what they are known for! Offering a full day of family-friendly activities that are sure to delight kids and grown-ups of all ages. Have fun picking apples and enjoying the many fall attractions. Order tickets online.

3. Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm & Fall Fest

HOMER GLEN–A family-owned and operated Pumpkin Festival that has served the Homer Glen area for over 40 years. Lcated just 40 minutes outside of Chicago. Bring your family, friends, and smiles!

4. Sonny Acres Farm

WEST CHICAGO–For more than 125 years, generations of the Nagel family made Sonny Acres Farm one of Chicagoland’s favorite destinations for family fun. Today, the family tradition continues as the Joyaux and Fontana families have stepped in to make sure the farm, festivities, and most importantly your family traditions can live on for generations to come. Read more about the tradition, the transition, and what you can continue to expect from your favorite family farm.

6. Johansen Farm

BOLINGBROOK–Enjoy the fall season with fun attractions at this well-loved pumpkin farm that has become a family tradition for so many. Enjoy a petting zoo, tasty autumn treats, pumpkins galore and more much more!

7. Kuiper’s Family Farm

MAPLE PARK–Take a country drive out to this faily favorite located in Maple Park. The kids will enjoy farm animals, tractors, a jumpy pillow, pig races, a haunted forest and so much more! Mom and dad will love the treats, pumpkins and specialty shop.