Pumpkin Patch Festival at the Nelson Family Farm

OPEN Sept 28-Oct 27, 2019 Weekends and MEA Oct 17, 18

See photos taken by Dennis Benson Opening Day 2019

Welcome to the Nelson Farm! For 29 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!

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

$10 per person, 2 & under Free
Group Rates (20 or more) $9 per person. Group tickets must be purchased in a single transaction. Reservation required.
Birthday Parties $9 per person (birthday person FREE) minimum 5 people per birthday person.Reservation required.

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


Daily Schedule Special Events


We now accept Credit Cards for admission

All activities are subject to change or cancellation.
No outside food allowed on the Farm.

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Special Events

Sept 28 & 29 Food Shelf Weekend (
see more info)
Oct. 5 & 6 Grandparent's Weekend (see more info)
Oct 12 & 13 Pumpkin* Painting Contest (see more info)
Oct 17, 18 (Thu, Fri) MEA at the FARM (11am - 5pm) (see more info)
Oct. 19 & 20 Scandinavian Days & Farm Frisbee Golf Contest (see more info)
Oct 26 & 27 Military Weekend (see more info)
Oct 28 Farm closed. Thank you for visiting the Nelson Farm.

Food Wagon with:

  • corn dogs
  • chicken strips
  • boneless wings
  • Pontine
  • french fries
  • chili cheese fries
  • chili dog
  • chili nachos
  • nachos
  • cheese curds
  • deep fried oreos
  • lemonade
  • pop/water
  • hot chocolate
  • coffee

Nelson Mini Donut Wagon:

  • mini donuts
  • hot dogs
  • slushy
  • cotton candy


web site by Dennis Benson