Date: Oct 29, 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 St. Louis: Take I-64 to I-255 South to exit 17A. Go east (to Belleville) on Route 15 to Frank Scott Parkway, exit right and turn left onto Frank Scott Parkway, continue 2 miles to four way stop. Turn right onto Concorida Church Road. Turn right onto Route 163. Then turn left onto Forest Hill School Road. Follow road to farm entrance.
2719 Eckert Lane,