Date: Dec 13, 2017 | Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Holiday Storytime at Eckert's Farm in Belleville. Celebrate the joy of the season with the little ones inside the festively decorated Country Store. Enjoy a Christmas Story told by one of Santa's elves plus decorate a Christmas cookie! Wednesdays, December 6th, 13th, and 20th. This event is free. No reservations required. See website for more information.
Visiting Eckert's in Belleville is a fun way to spend a day for the whole family! During the growing season, kids love to ride the wagons out into the fields to pick fruits such as apples, peaches or strawberries. Eckert's has pick-your-own Christmas trees, too!
Seasonal activities include hayrides, craft making, wreath making, summer concert series, breakfast with Santa or the Easter Bunny, photo contests and more! 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.
Directions: From St. Louis: From Interstate 64 go East and exit on 255 South. Continue on 255 South for approximately 3-4 miles, and then exit on Illinois Hwy 15 East to Belleville, Exit number 17A. Continue on Hwy 15 East for approximately 11 miles, see Orchard sign, and make a left off 15 East into our parking area.
951 Green Mount Road,