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Hours
Saturdays
11:01 am - 5:01 pm
(also MEA Thurs & Friday)
Sundays
12:01 pm - 5:01 pm

Admission
$7.50 per person
2 & under Free
Group Rates
(20 or more)
$6.50 per person
Season Passes
$15 per person
Birthday Parties
(any number)
$6.50 per person

Pumpkin Patch Festival at the Nelson Family Farm

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 24 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)
2pm Ag Olympics
Held on the NE side of the Barn Compete for Prizes (Sign up by the windmill or front gate)
2:30pm Trebuchet
(Pumpkin Chucker Flinger Thinger)
2:35pm Coin Scramble
(In the Horse Course, of course!) After the Trebuchet
3:30pm Trebuchet
(Pumpkin Chucker Flinger Thinger)
4pm-4:30pm Swinging in the 1901 Barn Hayloft
(ages up to 8th grade only)

This year's Corn Maze


showcases our friends
in the Dairy Industry
.

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

September 27 & 28
FOOD SHELF WEEKEND $1.00 off admission with a food shelf donation per person

Oct 4 & 5
PUMPKIN PAINTING CONTEST
Pumpkins painted at Nelson Farm Paint Shop
(Need to purchase your pumpkin)
(With prizes)
Judging at 3:00 p.m. each day.

Oct. 11 &12
MINI GOLF/CORN COB GOLF/FRISBEE GOLF CONTESTS

  • Compete For Prizes! 3pm
  • Sign up at the golf area of your choice (choose only 1 kind of golf)
  • All golf events start at 3pm
  • Limit of 30 contestants for each golf event
  • Maximum of 4 per golf party
  • Meet at 3pm at your chosen golf event for further instructions
  • There will be a shot gun start

MEA Oct 16 & 17
ALL AMERICAN DAIRY & CORN DAY(more)

  • Taste of Dairy samples provided all day
  • Dairy product prizes given at Ag. Olympics
  • Corn Field Maze
  • Coin Scramble
  • Dairy Booth
  • Prizes at Corn Field Maze from Hamm Seeds
  • Meeker County Corn Growers
  • Royalty – Dairy Princess and Ambassadors will be here, And you might see them launching the Trebuchet,
    Competing in Ag Olympics, and getting lost in the Corn Field Maze or giving out information from the
    Dairy Boot

Oct 18 & 19
SCANDANAVIAN MUSIC WEEKEND
From Brainerd Way

Oct. 25 & 26
SCARECROW MAKING CONTEST (With prizes)
* Bring old clothes and nylons for head *
Judging at 3:00 p.m. each day.

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

Admission:
$7.50 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $6.50 per person
Season Passes $15 per person
Birthday Parties (any number) $6.50 per person (birthday person FREE)

 

Fun Activities:

  • 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 (new)
  • Trebuchet Little Mog (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