New To The Lou's Pumpkin Guide 2013
Cooler weather, leaves turning and PUMPKINS!
Here's what I have compiled as some of the area's
BEST Pumpkin patches!
Visit one....Visit all!
1. ECKERTS is a year-round destination for anyone living in or near St. Louis. You'll find any size pumpkin you need at the Eckert's locations in Belleville, Millstadt and Grafton. Eckert's also hosts haunted hayrides, bonfires, pumpkin parties and more.
Belleville location is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Millstadt location is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Grafton location is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2. ROMBACKS FARM is a great spot located in St. Louis County. Open daily in October from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m, located at 18639 Olive Street Road in Chesterfield, near Spirit of St. Louis Airport.
3. STUCKMEYERS is a family owned vegetable farm that's been around for decades. The pumpkin patch is open every day in October, but if you go on a weekend in October you can also enjoy Farm Fun Days. This event features hayrides, farm animals, pony rides, live music and more. Stuckmeyer's is located at the intersecton of Highways 141 and 21 in Fenton. For more information, call 636-349-1225.
4. THEIS FARM AND GREENHOUSE has two locations, North Hanley Road and in Maryland Heights. Both locations are transformed into a "Pumpkinland" play area for children. Pumpkinland is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 314-428-9878.
5. SULLIVAN FARMS located in Florissant, where there are plenty of pumpkins growing. Take a free ride to the pumpkin patch. Sullivan Farms also has a variety of gourds, squash and baked goods. Plus, kids will enjoy a trip through the straw castle maze. Sullivan Farms is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It's located at 16704 New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant. For more information, call 314-570-6662.
6. HERMAN'S FARM ORCHARD is located in St. Charles on North Highway 94. You can pick your own pumpkins, choose from a variety of hearty mums or shop in the market. Herman's Farm Orchard is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through October 31. It's located at 3663 North Highway 94. For more information, call 636-925-9969.