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
$9.00 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $8.00 per person.
Group tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Reservation required.
Birthday Parties
$8.00 per person (birthday person FREE) minimum 5
people per birthday person.
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 24-Oct 30, 2016
Weekends and MEA Oct 20, 21
(see Events below)

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Welcome to the Nelson Farm! For 26 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.
No outside food allowed on the Farm.

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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


"All Roads Lead to the Voting Booth"
A straw vote will be taken and reported each weekend.

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

Admission:
$9.00 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $8.00 per person. Group tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Reservation required.
Birthday Parties $8.00 per person (birthday person FREE) minimum 5 people per birthday person. Reservation required.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

September 24 & 25
FOOD SHELF WEEKEND $1.00 off admission with a food shelf donation (per person). Check expiration dates. Expired food not accepted.

Oct 1 &2Grandparent's Weekend
Grandparents bring a grandchild and get $1 off your admission.

Oct. 8 & 9
Scandinavian Days
Larsons from Brainerd with their Hardanger Fiddles

Oct 15 & 16
Special Events
Pumpkin* painting contest with prizes (brushes and paint supplied at the farm)
*Purchase pumpkins at the farm.
Pumpkins finished by 3pm for judging

Oct 20, 21 (Thu, Fri)
MEA at the FARM
(11am - 5pm)

Oct. 22 & 23
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 29 & 30
Military Weekend
regular activities (all active and inactive military in free)
special pumpkin activities

Oct 31 Farm closed. Thank you for visiting the Nelson Farm.


 

 

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
  • Kickball Golf
  • Straw Maze
  • Swinging in the Hay Loft
  • Hay Jump
  • Pumpkin Tower
  • Farm Trail
  • Twin Tower Hideout
  • Tunnels (new)
  • Face Painting*
  • Pony Rides*
  • Combine Rides*
  • Food for Sale*
  • Pumpkins, Gourds, and Corn for Sale*
  • Grainery Gift Shoppe*

*Requires extra charge