If you’re looking for some good old-fashioned Autumn excitement, head to Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch in Noblesville, Indiana. The Russel Farms Country Fall Festival provides a great alternative to the the typical Indianapolis weekend and is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Bring along your Indianapolis kids, because there’s plenty of family-friendly fun in store for everyone.
Naturally, one of the most popular activities at Russell Farms is picking that perfect pumpkin from the wide variety that graces the farm. Individuals and groups alike can hop on the hay wagon that makes several trips daily through the pumpkin patch.
Of course, no visit to a pumpkin patch is complete without a trip through a winding corn maze. There are two this year at Russell Farms; one is an impressive five miles long with plenty of twists and turns. For those looking for a shorter, easier version, check out the smaller maze, which features a farming item scavenger hunt.
If you’re interested in learning how a real farm works, you’ll enjoy the educational video and group discussion, which includes interactive farming stations. Learn everything there is to know about farm animals and how to grow and manage crops in the field. Make sure to settle in and grab lunch when you’re done; all the favorite fall treats are on hand at Russell Farms, including fresh hot dogs, tasty walking tacos, warm apple cider, and hot chocolate.
For even more yummy cold-weather fare, check out the Country Store. Homemade fudge, apple butter, and candy await your arrival, along with clothing, fall decorations, and other souvenirs from your day at the farm.
You’ll want to plan to make your trip to Russell Farms an all-day event. A farm-themed mini-golf course, horse pedal carts and tractors, a playground, and even a huge straw pile prime for jumping will make for a full afternoon for you and the kids. The Russel Farms Country Fall Festival is every Saturday and Sunday from now through November 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Live bluegrass music begins at noon for all of you Indianapolis music fans!
Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch
12290 E. 191st St.
Noblesville, Indiana 46060