All Events Are FREE!
Gift Shop Fall Frenzy
Get a first choice of all the original items in our gift shop before the pumpkin farm is open for business. We search all year for unique and one-of-a-kind items, but they go quickly. Take home the newest flavors of our famous fresh fudge, jams and jellies, farm fresh honey and sought after Habanero Chunk Pickles. This is an event you do not want to miss.
Opening Day 2020
Welcome fall with a trip to Dollinger Family Farm! During the week play in the corn, jump on the hay, visit the gift shop, wander the corn maze, see the animals, climb tractors and enjoy lunch! Weekends enjoy all that plus hay rides, train rides, face painting, hot cider and lots of yummy food! Don't forget about our creamy homemade fudge and warm mini donuts!
See wild animals close up! Big Run is a nonprofit, licensed, educational facility specializing in conservation of North American wildlife. Every year they bring their exhibit to Dollinger Family Farm!
SOAR is a non profit organization dedicated to the welfare of our native birds-of-prey; founded in 1989 and incorporated in Illinois by George and Bernadette Richter - licensed Master falconers, rehabilitators, falcon breeders, raptor banders, and educators with decades of hands-on experience and knowledge.
with Dave Di'Naso
Join us on the farm for an up-close and extremely interactive experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Dave blends education and a unique style of humor to form a totally original experience that makes this event entertaining and educational.
Pirates & Princesses
Spend the afternoon with your favorite princesses and pirates! Take photos with Elsa, Belle, Snow White and real pirates! Wear your princess dresses and pirate garb and spend the afternoon playing in the castle and pirate ship!
Come watch as Scott Cochrane of Northern Exposure Chain Saw Sculpting creates something new and interesting right in front of your eyes. Be sure to sit in his creation of our Bear Chair!
This fall let us take you back to 1775, when the 13 colonies were fighting for their independence from Great Britian. Smell the campfires as you meander through the town and visit the people of the time. Experience the Battle and witness history as the United States of America becomes a nation at Dollinger Family Farm!
Come dressed in your Halloween costume and have a fun afternoon trick-or-treating around the farm. You never know what our many trick-or-treat spots may have!
Register for the Costume Contest between 12:30 and 1pm at the Gift Shop.
11am to 5pm
Visit our Pumpkin Farm
page for every day activities!