Nelson Farm Pumkin Patch Festival
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Hours
Saturdays
11:01 am - 5:01 pm
(also MEA Thurs and Friday)
Sundays
12:01 pm - 5:01 pm

Admission
$8.00 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $7.00 per person.
Group tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Reservation required.
Birthday Parties (any number) $7.00 per person minimum 5 people.
Reservation required.

Directions
In Litchfield, go West on 5th Street to the “T”
Turn left onto CSAH #1
(3.5 miles on black top)

23618 CSAH 1
Litchfield, MN 55355

 

Pumpkin Patch Festival at the Nelson Family Farm

OPEN Sept 26-Oct 31, 2015
Weekends and MEA Oct 15, 16
(see Events below)

We had a great time this year. Thanks for coming. Visit our Facebook page or check out the Photos page for photos from this year.

Welcome to the Nelson Farm! For 25 years, thousands of children, parents, grandparents, teachers and students have visited our historic family farm in Litchfield, Minnesota. When the air is crisp and the pumpkins are ripe, plan a weekend visit with your family and friends. Birthday parties and church groups always welcome!

All activities are subject to change or cancellation.

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Daily Schedule

12:30pm-1pm Swinging in the 1900 Barn Hayloft
(ages up to 8th grade only)
1:30pm Ag Olympics
Held on the NE side of the Barn. Compete for Prizes (Sign up on the NE side of the barn or front gate)
2:30pm Trebuchet
(Pumpkin Chucker Flinger Thinger)
2:35pm Coin Scramble
(In the Horse Course, of course!) After the Trebuchet
4pm-4:30pm Swinging in the 1900 Barn Hayloft
(ages up to 8th grade only)

This year's Corn Maze


showcases our pork industry

Hours:
Saturdays and MEA 11:01am - 5:01pm
Sundays 12:01pm - 5:01pm,

Admission:
$8.00 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $7.00 per person. Group tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Reservation required.
Birthday Parties $7.00 per person (birthday person FREE) minimum 5 people. Reservation required.

SPECIAL EVENTS

September 26 & 27
FOOD SHELF WEEKEND $1.00 off admission with a food shelf donation (per person). Check expiration dates. Expired food not accepted.

Oct 3 &4Dairy Appreciation Days
Free samples of dairy products
Meet Dairy Royalty

Oct 9, 10 7-9pm
Corn Maze by Flashlight
free wagon ride to the corn maze
free marshmallows
$7 per person

Oct. 10 &11
Pork Appreciation Days
Meet the Pork Ambassadors
Special prizes for the Corn Maze
Pork information booth
Free tasty pork tidbits
Scandinavian Days
Larsons from Brainerd

Oct 15, 16 (Thu, Fri)
MEA at the FARM

Oct 16, 17 7-9pm
Corn Maze by Flashlight
free wagon ride to the corn maze
free marshmallows
$7 per person

Oct 17 & 18
SCARECROW MAKING CONTEST (With prizes)
Bring old clothes and nylons for head
Instructions at the farm for making scarecrows
Judging at 3:00 p.m. each day.

Oct. 24 & 25
Military Weekend
Free entry for active and former military personnel

Oct 31 (Sat only)
Special Halloween Day
regular activities + free candy (until gone)
special pumpkin activities

Nov 1 Sunday Farm closed



 

 

Some of the Fun Activities: subject to change

  • Barrel races
  • Ag. Olympics
  • Make-and-take scarecrows (bring your own clothes)
  • Corn Cob Golf
  • Farm Hideout
  • Soap Box Derby
  • Farm Frisbee golf
  • Straw Maze
  • Swinging in the Hay Loft
  • Hay Jump
  • Pumpkin Tower
  • Farm Trail
  • Twin Tower Hideout
  • Tunnels (new)
  • Face Painting*
  • Pony Rides*
  • Horse-drawn Wagon Rides*
  • Combine Rides*
  • Food for Sale*
  • Pumpkins, Gourds, and Corn for Sale*
  • Grainery Gift Shoppe*

*Requires extra charge