Perfect pumpkin patches
One of the most popular activities is pumpkin picking. Pumpkin patches are the base for many fall photos and memories. Most pumpkin patches have closed for the season but there is one called Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch in Austin, Minnesota. They are open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, September 21 – October 31. Admission is free and aside from pumpkins you can see chickens, pet the kitties and admire the witches and ghosts. There is more information from their website here. Another pumpkin patch currently open in New Prague, Minnesota called Barten Pumpkins offers a wide variety of pumpkins, corn and fall flowers. The majority of their pumpkins range from $2 to $6. Barten Pumpkins is open from September 21 – October 31 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. All admission and parking is free. There is more information about Barten Pumpkins on their website listed here.