For moms of children 0-5 in the Madison, WI area.


autumn, apples, pumpkins, corn mazes & fall events!

Find a farm:: | north north | | easteast |south south |west west |

Be sure to check out the special events page and the calendar for more seasonal events.

Be sure to call ahead for final schedules and availability!

north north

Treinen Farm -- Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

W12420 Highway 60, Lodi Phone: 608-592-3481
EXPLORE our 200-acre farm nestled in the beautiful driftless area of Wisconsin near Lodi (just 20 miles north of Madison.)

CHALLENGE yourself, friends and family to Wisconsin 's largest corn maze--15 acres (14 and1/2 football fields)
of outdoor adventure.

SEARCH for the perfect pumpkin in our thirteen-acre pumpkin patch, with hayride provided by our gentle draft horses.

RELAX by the lovely pond and savor the experience. Bite into a crisp caramel apple, enjoy the fall colors, watch the kids play in the Tractor Tire Playground or Corncrib Fun House, meet a chicken, pet a goat.

CONNECT to family, friends, the land, and Wisconsin 's farming heritage. Our family welcomes you our third generation family farm. Create magical memories, and enjoy the fleeting summer and fall in the beautiful countryside.

Please see our website for more information, group tours, and the adult corn maze fees.

| north northeast | updated 08

Foster’s Fall Harvest
6617 Hwy 73
Marshall, WI 53559
(608) 655-4275

We specialize in a large variety of Pumpkins including French Cinderella's, several whites, blue Australian, white & orange mini's, and pie pumpkins. Select from the lawn. We also have Squash, Gourds(Birdhouse & Apple including dried for craft use),Decorator Corn, Broom Corn, Corn Shocks, Straw Bales & Mums. Our Craft Shed has Halloween patterns, carvers, mini bales,candles, soaps, baskets, & much more. Also Apples, Amish candy & jams. Come see the peacocks & other farm animals-bring your camera for pictures. Look for our big Turkey out front. Located 4 miles north of Marshall on Hwy 73.

| north north | updated '10

Mayr Family Farm
3680 Egre Rd. DeForest, Wisconsin 53532

Join us for a Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride to the Pumpkin Patch and pick your own pumpkin!

Our Team of Percherons or our Team of Belgians will take you out to our Pumpkin Patch, where you can find your perfect pumpkin. Take as much time as you need searching the field and when you find the pumpkin you desire, we will cut it off the stem for you. The only rule is you must be able to carry out your own pumpkin and load it onto the wagon. This rule also applies to children.

Come enjoy the country for the day, whether it be to just find your ideal pumpkin or to enjoy all our farm has to offer, everyone of any age is welcome!

east east

Schuster's Farm -Haunted House, Pumpkin Patch, and Corn Maze
1326 Hwy. 12 & 18, Deerfield, WI 53531 - (608)764-8488

Schuster's has a corn maze, pumpkin patch, fall decor, a huge play area, and many great kids activities from barnyard animals, gemstone mining, bouncy pillow, pumpkin blasting, hay rides and more. Come for an afternoon, or even for a whole day. There is plenty to do and the kids won't want to leave!


| easteast | updated '10

Hinchley's Dairy Farm
2844 Hwy 73, Cambridge WI
Phone: 608-764-5090

Visit Hinchley's for tours of the dairy farm area, hayrides, pumpkin patch a big corn mazze and some fun farm animals!

| easteast | updated '10

Door Creek Orchard
3252 Vilas Rd. Cottage Grove, WI 53527
(608) 838-4762

We are now open and selling apples, raspberries, and grapes. Call or visit our website to see what is ripe this week.

Directions: From Madison take Hwy 12/18 east 3 miles past I-90, turn right on Vilas Rd. and go 1/2 mile.

south south

2227 Fitchburg Road, Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Is an old fashioned orchard featuring selv plukk (U-Pick) apples, raspberries and pumpkins for lots of old fashion rural farm fun.

Through out September and October we celebrate Halloween with haunted decorations, pumpkin plukkin, Harold Potterson’s Hallowed Haunts and Harried Hunts, old barn loft and silo possibly haunted, and fun activities for kids of all ages.

Folk Music under da Apple Trees
Returning by popular demand. Sept. 12 – Oct. 10, 2010, Saturday & Sunday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 great folk music all over da orchard.

Oct. 03 Buttons & Banjo Trio
Oct. 09 Dark of the Moon Hardanger Fiddle - Inna Larson
Oct. 10 Turtle Creek Ramblers
Oct. 17 Down from the Hills

|south south | updated '10

Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce Fall Events
Great Pumpkin Give-Away
Date: October 23
Time: 10a.m. - 1p.m.
Oak Bank Parking Lot - 5951 McKee Road

At the Oak Bank Parking Lot; Pumpkins, music, refreshmetns, prizes & activities! Guest appearances of Bucky Badger & Maynard the Mallard. Call 441-6000 for more information.

Great Halloween Hunt
Date: October 23
Time: 6p.m. - 10p.m.
Fitchburg Community Center - 5510 Lacy Road

Fitchburg Public Library will be hosting the third annual Great Halloween Hunt on October 23 from 6-10 p.m. at the Fitchburg Community Center, 5520 Lacy Road. Children will enjoy a variety of attractions and activities. Local non-profits will be selling pizza, popcorn, cider and pop - so come hungry. Between 6-8 p.m. children can come and decorate a trick-or-treat bag and collect goodies from characters like Elmo, Alice in Wonderland and the White Rabbit, a fearsome Pirate, Peter Pan and many more. Other activities include a crafts and games as well as a strolling magician and two clowns making balloon animals. At 8:00 p.m. there will be a movie on a big screen that is MPAA Rated G.


|south south | updated '10

Skelly's Farm Market
2713 Hayner Road, Janesville, WI 53548 · (608) 757-1200
Current Hours: Farm: 9-6

From the middle of September through October 31, the farm market is an exciting place to be. There is a lot to do at Skelly's during our fall season. From young children to the young at heart, we have something for the whole family. Our farm does not have any haunted attractions, but we still have plenty of fun for the whole family. Our fall season starts in the middle of September and runs through Halloween.

We do not charge an admission fee to our farm. Some individual activities are free, and some require tickets!

|south south | updated '10

Spirit Hill Farm
7325 South Highway 140
Clinton, WI
608 312 9859 or 608 449 0536

We have activities to please all members of the family including a haunted barn, haunted mini golf, kid's rides, kid's activity area, kid's maze, dairy museum, antique tractors, and gift barn. Enjoy lunch on the farm in our picnic area! Enjoy looking at the unique animals.
Spirit Hill Farm & Pumpkinland welcomes groups including scouts, church, seniors, Red Hat Society, day care, schools, and more! Your visit can be tailored to your groups needs. Educational programming is available for school and other groups.

Directions: Take I-90 to Beloit, WI >Take I-43 towards Milwaukee, go to Clinton (about 6 miles). Take Exit 6, South towards Clinton (go less than 1/4 mile South on Hwy. 140...road construction does NOT interfere with access to farm). Spirit Hill Farm is the first farm on left (East) side of road.

Easy parking.

|south south | updated '10

Green's Pleasant Springs Orchard
Call 608-873-4096.
2722 Williams Dr, Stoughton

We grow 65 varieties of apples, tomatoes, specialty lettuces, sweet corn and pumpkins. We offer U-pick apples and pre-picked apples. We do not pre-bag apples. The customers pick out each apple they want. Fresh, unpasteurized cider is pressed each week in season. For 30 years, we have grown quality fruit and vegetables with food safety and the environment in mond.

|south south | updated '10

Hermanson Pumpkin Patch
127 Cty N
Edgerton, WI 53534
(608) 884-8759

Pumpkins (all sizes & colors), squash, Indian corn, gourds, dried birdhouse gourds, corn shocks, straw bales, and more! Buy in yard or pick your own. Small animals to view. New this year: Wagon rides & Straw Walk!

Directions: Take Stoughton/Cottage Grove exit 147 to the South. Go toward Stoughton, cross over Hwy 51. Stay on Hwy N 8 1/2 miles. Go over railroad tracks, first farm on the right.

|south south | updated '10

Anderson's Pleasant Patch Pumpkins (facebook)
2313 Koshkonong Road
Cottage Grove, WI 53527
Phone: 608-219-0860

Our mission is to provide families with an enjoyable country experience. We sell our products at very reasonable prices. We offer, at no cost, a haunted house, a small maze in our 5 acre pine tree stand, a mile long hiking trail, and a wagon ride to our pumpkin patch through our covered bridge. Many make believe characters can be found along the path to the pumpkin field.

Driving Directions:
Take I-90 south from Madison, WI to first exit which is County Highway N (Cottage Grove/Stoughton Exit. Continue south on N to first crossroad which is Koshkongong Rd. Take Koshkonong Road one mile east to farm.

|south south | updated '10

Eugster's Farm Market, Inc.
3865 Highway 138
Stoughton, WI 53589
Phone: (608) 873-3822

There is so much to see, and do, and eat! Make sure you bring your camera, because there are tons of great photo opportunities. The aroma of fresh kettle corn popping, apple pies baking, and fresh cider donuts cooking are sure to jump start your appetite. The Milk House Café can take care of that. While you eat, enjoy a great puppet show or a performance by one of our special entertainers. We want everybody to go home with smiles on their faces, great memories in their head, and a little dirt on their shoes!

Admission includes:
Petting Farm
Haunted House
Puppet Shows
Special Guest Performer
Wagon Rides
Pumpkin Washing Stations
Pedal Tricycle Area
Huge Sandbox
3-Play Systems
Screamy Scary Silo
Photo Opportunities
Clean Restrooms

Fall Festival Dates
October 2 &3
October 9 &10
October 16 &17
October 23 &24

west west

|west west | updated '10

Appleberry Farm
8079 Maurer Road, Cross Plains

Established in 1975, Appleberry Farm has grown to be a local favorite for fresh-picked apples and delicious cider in the Fall. Now we have expanded to strawberries & raspberries in the summer. Come visit the Orchard, feed the Chickens and sit by the Duck pond. Enjoy a Hayride or walk through our oak savanna with beautiful views towards Blue Mounds.

Find that special Pumpkin in our patch, enjoy a hayride and eat a delicious caramel apple, or sip cider with a donut. Enjoy a stroll through the Orchard with your family and friends. Apples picked fresh and ripe from the tree are soooo delicious!

|west west | new '10

Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund Annouces the First Annual A-Maizing Charity Corn Maze
September 18-October 31, 2010

Many of us have been to a corn maze, but have you ever been to one right here in Madison? Through the generosity of the Gialamas Company, Inc. and the Hartung Brothers, Madison will have a corn maze in the Old Sauk Trails Office Park across from the Marriott West Hotel. For a complete list of sponsors, visit

Proceeds of the maze will be donated to the Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund, a charity established to help our neighbors keep the heat and power on when they no longer have the ability to pay for it on their own. The maze will be open from September 17th through October 31st. There are still opportunities for sponsorship.

For more information, visit the website at Groups, families and friends are all welcome. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for children and $5 for groups.

Saturdays and Sundays
September 17 - October 31, 2010 10AM - 4PM








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