Date: Oct 22, 2017 | Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Pumpkin Jamboree festival is held at all three Eckert's Farms locations, Belleville, Millstadt and Grafton, on Saturdays and Sundays in October, October 7th through 29th. Ride out to the pumpkin patch to choose your favorite one, then enjoy live entertainment, pony rides and activities for kids, a petting zoo, funnel cakes, festival food and more! A fee is charged. See website for more information.
Eckert's has three Illinois locations, the Belleville Farm, the Millstadt Farm and the Grafton Farm. Eckert's has the great distinction as being the largest pick-your-own orchard operation in the United States. Visiting Eckert's is a fun way to spend a day for the whole family! In addition to riding the wagons out into the fields to pick your own fruits, vegetables or Christmas tree, seasonal activities include hayrides, craft making, wreath making, and photo contests.
Directions: From Missouri: Take I-367 North of I-270, cross Mississippi River to Alton on the Clark Bridge. Take the Great River Road North to Grafton, turn right on Route 3 in Grafton, then left on Otterville Road for approximately 1.3 miles then watch for Orchard signs on your right.
20995 Eckert Orchard Road,