Come Home to the Farm.

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Pumpkin Farm

Dollinger Pumpkin Farm

September 21 through October 30, 2015
Open Daily from 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Find your Perfect Pumpkin at the Dollinger Pumpkin Farm! Free admission includes petting zoo and playground with unique structures and lots of hay to flop in!  Get lost in the corn maze, ride a miniature steam train and take a tractor or horse drawn hay ride!  See how bees make honey in the bee barn.  Explore the way Native Americans lived in the tipi, and learn about antique farm equipment in the machine shed.  Our unique gift shop is open all week, and food is available on the weekends.  This is the real deal...an actual pumpkin farm in a country setting.  We can't wait to see you!  Start your family tradition today and Come Home to the Farm!

Free Admission and Parking

Unlike other pumpkin farms, we let you choose your activity without making you pay full price for everything. We offer free admission and parking if you just want to visit us for a getaway in the country.

School Visits, Corporate Events and Club Days

There is no better way to spend time with friends than being at the farm.  Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm in ChicagolandYes, We Have Pumpkins!!

Come and find your perfect pumpkin at the Dollinger Pumpkin Farm for carving, decorating, or making a pie. Whether you like fat ones, tall ones, round, smooth or warty, Dollinger Family Farm has the pumpkin for you. Prices vary depending on size. There is also a wide variety of gourds, squash, corn shocks, straw bales, mums and mini pumpkins.

Everyday Activities

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm petting zoo in ChicagolandFarm Animals & Petting Zoo

You can see a variety of farm animals at Dollinger Family Farm Petting Zoo. Cuddle with a rabbit or pet a goat. We also have sheep, pigs, a calf, turkeys, and ducks. Not to mention an observation beehive! Make sure to bring your carmera.

Playground 

Slide, jump, run, climb, even tumble in huge hay piles. Sail in our Pirate Ship, conquer the Castle, or climb on our Fire Truck. Adults will want to join in the fun, too!

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm 4 acre corn maze4-Acre Corn Maze

OPEN Every Day. Find your way out of our four-acre Corn Maze! Each year, there is a new design. You can test your navigational skills in Dollinger Family Farm's Maize Maze

Admission: $3 per person

Visit our Gift Shop!

OPEN Every Day for purchase of these wonderful items:

  • Crafts / Gifts / Toys
  • Mums
  • Gourds
  • Corn Stalks
  • Unique Fall and Halloween Decorations
  • Jams, Jellies and our famous Habenero Pickles
  • Fresh Homegrown Honey
  • Gourmet Taffy Apples
  • Specialty Chocolate Covered Pretzels and Caramels
  • Freshly Made Fudge

Weekend Activities

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm train rides Fall festivalSteam Train Rides

Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Kids of all ages love to ride the steam train!
Admission: $3 per person (Children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult)

Horse-Drawn Hayrides 

Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day: Noon - 4:00 p.m. Along the ride, an interpreter tells you the stories about this historic small town of Dresden, which used to be the entire farm.
Admission: $6 per person

Tractor-Drawn Hayrides 

Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Similar to the horse-drawn hayrides, but includes a ride up the hill for a panoramic view of the farm. An interpreter tells you the stories about this historic small town of Dresden.
Admission: $6 per person

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm face paintingFace Painting

Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Get your face painted by local artists.
Price: $3-$6 (depending on design)

LOCAL ARTIST: Lynda Mahalik, Owner of "Art-4-Kids — Painting Faces and Spaces" http://www.paintingfacesandspaces.com/

 Help Save Pets (Saturdays Only)

Cuddle with adorable rescued pets that are available for adoption. HelpSavePets.org

Native American Exhibit (Sundays Only)

See an authentic display of Native American art.

Food, Food, Food!!

Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eat from a variety of local vendors featuring Pizza for U®. Enjoy hot popcorn, hot apple cider, sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, and the World’s Best Caramel Apples!

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm menu itemsPizza for U Menu:

  • Hamburger / Cheeseburger = $4.00 / $4.50
  • Nachos = $2.50
  • Pizza Slice = $3.00
  • Hot Dogs = $2.00
  • Poorboys = $6.00
  • Pizza Pockets = $4.00
  • Chips or Pasta Salad = $1.00
  • Brownies = $2.00
  • Eli's Cheese: Cake Chocolate Chip/ Strawberry Swirl / Plain = $3.00/slice

Online Connections to Dollingers

Facebook

"LIKE" Dollinger Farms on Facebook!! This is a great way to stay tuned with our most recent events.

Photo Blog

Check out our online photo blog. Our son takes photos throughout the year of our activities on a real working farm. Check it out!

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General Information

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm Free Admission & Parking

Directions

Dollinger's Family Pumpkin Farm located in the Chicagoland area

  • Location: 7420 E. Hansel Rd., Channahon, IL
  • Take I-80 to Minooka Exit 122 (Ridge Rd.)
  • Go south on Ridge Rd. for 4 miles (past Rt. 6 to the end of the road)
  • Turn right on Hansel Rd.
  • Farm is down the hill on the rightside

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