Hey y’all! October is right around the corner and you know what that means, apple picking, pumpkin carving and spooky fun for all!
Below is an ongoing list of family friendly fall activities in Central Wisconsin! We highly recommend calling before your departure to make sure you are aware of any changes due to Covid 19. Happy Fall!!
Updated: September 17th, 2020
Berryland Farms (Auburndale)
6702 West Old Highway 10, Auburndale
Open for the season! Berryland Farm is a locally-owned, family-oriented, u-pick apple and pear orchard. This season is underway and they are expecting quite a crop. Check out their page for more information!
Helene’s Hilltop Orchard (Merrill)
N1189 Quarter Rd, Merrill
Opening for the season. Spend the day at Helene’s picking apples or pumpkins, while exploring the corn maze and enjoying a hayride. Kids can play in the large kid play area and take a spin on the cow train as well as hitting up the new jump pad! Come hungry! Helene’s is known for all the yummy treats they make on site! This year, check out their Historic Barn Cellar for a local beverage. Click on their link for hours and fees.
Rock Ridge Orchard (Edgar)
4982 W State Hwy 153, Edgar
Open for the season! Pick your own or pre picked. Check out their retail store for honey, maple syrup, fresh pressed cider, and a huge selection from their bakery, jams, jellies, and much more. Choose a pumpkin, bring the kids and enjoy the FREE play area and petting zoo, take a wagon ride through the orchard and pick some apples. Click their link for more information!
Wilson Creek Orchard (Wittenberg)
W16836 Wilson Creek Lane, Wittenberg
We are opening for the season! Our hours will be 9 am to 3 pm, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October. We currently have pristine, Zestar, Paula Red, Williams Pride and Kindercrisp available…as well as freshly pressed cider! Pre-picked apples only. Click on their page for more info!
Grampa’s Farm (Merrill)
N2613 Norwegian Road, Merrill
Opening September 19th. Over 100 years of rural living on display; cow milking, pony rides, petting zoo, hayride, free pumpkin for each child 12 & under, corn maze. Activities include: Hay rides to the pumpkin patch, farm animals you can hold and pet, haystack for climbing, sandboxes full of shell corn and a tire obstacle course and playground. Find more information on their page.
Pumpkin Hollow (Edgar)
R5060 County Rd H, Edgar
Pick your own pumpkins opens September 18th. We have multiple sizes available in pick your own more so than in previous years. Many Cinderella pumpkins in med to large sizes & multiple coloring. Straw bales, Indian corn, cornstalks, squashes , gourds & for at least another weekend cut your own sunflowers can all be found at Pumpkin Hollow.
Schairer’s Autumn Acres (Birnamwood)
194 Western Ave., Birnamwood
Open for the season. The Pumpkin Patch and an amazing Corn Maze are what Schairer’s is known for! Spend the day playing Barnyard Basketball, walking the Fairy Tale Trail, playing in the play area and checking out the petting zoo! Click their link for more information!
Wilke’s Dairy Farm & Wilke’s Extra Sweet Acres (Wausau)
T8417 County Road W, Wausau
Opening September 19th. Wilke’s has: pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze/haunted corn maze, free play area, bounce house and small animals. Check out their page for more information!
Feltz Family Farms and Dairy Store (Stevens Point)
5796 Porter Drive, Stevens Point
The Maze is open now through October 20th! General admission will be $8. Ages 4-12 are $5 & 3 and Under are free! They also have pumpkins! Click link for more information!
Seehafer Farm Creamery (Marshfield)
M241 State Highway 97, Marshfield
The corn maze will be open on September 19th. Check out another fun central Wisconsin corn maze at Seehafer Farm followed by some delicious ice cream and other treats in their store! Check out their page for more information on wagon rides as well as a FREE petting zoo!
Turn Pike Greenhouse (Granton)
W2760 County Road H, Granton
Get lost in the corn maze, play in the corn pit, enjoy a hayride and visit the petting zoo. Don’t forget the pumpkin patch! And, they have a huge selection of mums and other beautiful fall plants! For more information, click on their link.
Willow Springs Gardens (Wausau)
5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau
2020 Corn Maze of Willow Springs Garden is open every weekend September 26th-October 25th. Located across from Willow Springs on the south side of the road. Children’s Maze and Petting Zoo, Challenging Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Education Table, Sit by the campfire, Barrel Train, S-more Packages, Prizes, Wagon Rides, Picnic area, concessions, games, and dogs are welcome. Haunted Corn Maze will be October 29th-31st.
Fall Chairlift Rides + Patio Bar (Wausau)
3605 N. Mountain Road, Wausau
Open now through October 18th. Want an amazing view of the fall leaves changing colors? Head to Granite Peak and take advantage of their chairlift rides they offer during the fall. All passengers must be at least 3 years old to ride and must sit in their own seat. Their patio will be open again this year, so stay a little longer to enjoy the beautiful fall colors, food and drink! Check out their page for more information!
Willing to travel a little further? Check out these other fun farms your littles will love!
Ferguson’s Orchard (Eau Claire, WI)
Hofackers (Appleton, WI)
Little Farmer (Malone, WI)
Mulberry Lane Farm (Hilbert, WI)
Know of other fun fall activities we didn’t list? Let us know here!