Haunted Hayrides & Bonfires at Eckert's Farm - Millstadt Farm. Young and old will enjoy the Haunted Hayrides through the haunted orchard at the Eckert's Farm in Millstadt. The hayrides take place every Friday & Saturday night, September 17th through October 30th, beginning at sundown and running until about 10pm. A fee is charged; no reservations are needed for the hayride, it's on a first-come, first-served basis. But, make sure to reserve your bonfire site for more fall fun! 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.
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.