Toledo Fall Guide 2020


Omg, y’all it’s legit (almost) Fall!!  Bring on the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), boots, flannels, sweaters, apple picking, pumpkin patches, pumpkin pies, apple pies, cinnamon & sugar doughnuts, apple fritters, fall festivals, corn mazes, hayrides, and so much more! Fall is when the Midwest shines, but don’t blink, it goes by fast, so tag friends and make plans now! Here is this year’s Toledo Fall Family Fun Guide….

Due to this year being unlike any other in history I would advice always calling ahead and double checking that nothing has changed before visiting any orchard, farm, etc. 

Gust Brother’s Pumpkin Farm

Gust Brother’s Pumpkin Farm is a working farm that provides a real farm experience to all visitors. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a wholesome and fun family atmosphere…visit the cows, pigs, goats, bunnies, roosters, etc. and don’t forget to pick put the perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch!

Location: 13639 Mulberry Rd, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267

Phone: (517) 486-2237

Dates: Open Saturday, September 12 to Thursday October 31, 2020

Hours: Open every day from 9 A.M. to 7 P.M

Cost: FREE (but do bring some spending cash for a Hay Ride, donuts, cider, and other Fall goodies and decorations)

Website: https://www.gustbrothers.com/

MacQueen’s Apple Orchard

Famous for their Apple Butter Stir Festival held every year on the first weekend of October (Canceled due to Covid this year) MacQueen’s Orchards grows 16 varieties of apples and 10 varieties of peaches, plus they sell a large variety of all your favorite, seasonal locally grown vegetables year round. In the fall, (Mid-Sept-3rd Week of Oct.), you can drive your own vehicle in the orchard to pick your own apples, if you choose.

Location: 7605 Garden Rd, Holland, OH 43528

Phone: (419) 865-2916

Hours: Aug-Oct: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases (and parking for the Apple Butter Stir)

Website: http://www.macqueenorchards.com/index.htm

Erie Orchards & Cider Mill

Erie Orchards and Cider Mill is a working farm with approximately 70 acres in production. Approximately 15,000 bushels of apples are harvested annually. They minimize the use of chemicals and use no chemicals which are absorbed into the tree. 

Location: 1235 Erie Rd, Erie, MI 48133

Phone: 734-848-4518.

Special Event Dates: NO FESTIVALS this year but they will be offering Hayrides

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9am – 7:00pm and Sunday: 11am – 6:00pm. Note: the u-pick closes a 1/2 hour before the store closes each evening

Cost: Varies depending on purpose for visit and event

Website: http://www.erieorchards.com/?pg=events

Fleitz Pumpkin Farm

Savor the fall season with your family at their farm! Located just two miles south of Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, OH. Opened from the 2nd Sat. of Sept. thru Oct 31! They will still be offering hayrides, mazes, fun kids play area outdoors, & kids can still feed the goats this year!

Location: 7133 Seaman Rd, Oregon, OH 43616

Phone: (419) 836-7613

Dates: FALL Opening Day is Sept. 8th @ 10AM

Cost: Varies depending on purchase…FREE admission

GROUPON (up to 50% off hayrides & corn maze tickets): https://www.groupon.com/deals/fleitz-pumpkin-farm-6-15?fbclid=IwAR2coku0rdbfOMNw2C2hUJWrB7DBoS_anI5tSCjwI9yh0TeHYcHdbo2gbiI

Website: https://www.facebook.com/fleitzpumpkinfarm/?rf=593051204063529

Trabbic Pumpkin Farm

Experience the Fall Atmosphere in a Family and Faith Filled environment. From visiting the animals in the “Animal Kingdom”, to the rides, Cider and Doughnuts, if you love the Fall season, then the farm is the place to be. This year they are celebrating their 29th year with the pumpkin patch and it wouldn’t be possible without you. God has blessed them and the farm in so many ways over the past 29 years and they appreciate all of your business and support.

Location: 1560 E Sterns Rd, Erie, MI 48133

Phone: (734) 848-4049

Dates: September 19th – October 31st, 2019

Hours: 10am-7pm daily except MONDAYS CLOSED to deep clean

Tues-Fri: 3-7pm Corn Maze, Play area, Pumpkin Train, and Teddy Bear Spin

Thurs-Fri: 3-7pm Hayrides

Sat-Sunday: 11am-7pm ALL RIDES

NO PONY RIDES DUE TO COVID 

Cost: Admission is FREE (Bring money for Rides, Pumpkin, etc.)

Website: https://www.trabbicpumpkinfarm.com/

Johnston Fruit Farms

Offers U-pick or they pick apples (over 20 different varieties) & pumpkins, pumpkin pies, decorative squash and all things FALL!! Petting Zoo will be closed this year due to Covid…but feel free to wave at the animals from a distance. 😉 

Location: 2790 US-20 ALT, Swanton, OH 43558

Phone: (419) 826-1453

Hours: Monday- Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases 

Website:http://www.johnstonfruitfarms.com/  

Pumpkin Patch Farms

Pumpkin Patch Farms will be opening September 25 from 9am to 6pm, they are taking all the precautions they require masks, 6ft social distancing and they will have hand sanitizer on hand as well.

Location:  9520 Jerusalem Rd, Curtice, OH 43412

Phone: (419) 779-9188

Hours: Sept-Oct: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases 

Website:http://pumpkinpatchfarms.net/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral

Stevens Gardens 

The corn maze will be open as usual ( it’s already open) . The cow train and corn cannon will be operating practicing social distancing. Hayride will only be offered as a family hayride. It must be scheduled, and will accommodate up to 15 people from a single family or group. There will not be a straw maze this year, due to the fact that social distancing would be impossible for this activity. Petting zoo will be open, but they ask that you sanitize your hands before and after feeding the animals.  They have a bigger than ever, u pick pumpkin patch.  And they’ll still have a great selection of pumpkins and other fall decorations.  The corn maze and petting zoo are open now through Halloween.   The other activities will be Saturdays and Sundays starting September 19th. They are looking forward to The Fall Season and seeing all of you again!

Location:  4550 Weckerly Rd, Monclova, OH 43542

Phone: (419) 392-2065

Hours: Daily 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Corn Maze & Petting Zoo open daily…everything else is on Saturday & Sunday) 

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/farm.monclova/ 

Pumpkin Pete’s & Gwen’s Gourds 

They look forward to offering a full variety of pumpkins and gourds as well as the complete fall family experience starting on September 19. They are also offering gourds and pumpkins in their self-serve driveway stand now. See you soon!

Location: 10988 Neiderhouse Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Phone: (419) 654-6304

Hours: Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. & Friday 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/PumpkinPetesGwensGourds/ 

Rick & Carl’s Tree Farm (The Pumpkin Peddler)

The fall season just isn’t complete without a hayride to a pumpkin patch, and The Pumpkin Peddler offer a memorable ride through the tree farm for you and your family to enjoy. 

Location: 20354 N Dixie Hwy, Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: (419) 409-0252

Dates: Opens September 25th at Noon (hayrides start at 4PM), open through the Month of October

Hours: Weekdays: Noon til Dark, Saturday: 10 til Dark, Sunday: 11 til Dark

Cost: Varies depending on purchase, Admission is FREE

Website: http://bowlinggreenchristmastrees.com/pumpkin-farm.php

Country Lane Tree Farm Fall Festival Weekends

No other farm in NW Ohio or Michigan allows you to wander through their farm, alongside of peacocks, ducks and chickens, hold baby ducks, chicks and bunnies, and then feed all of their farm animals. Milking their REAL cow is always a big hit with the kids and adults! In addition to the farm tours, Fall season brings 10 acre U-Pick pumpkin patch, Family Farm Animal Tours, and more!!

Location: 3525 N Bolander Rd, Genoa, OH 43430

Phone: (419) 461-1298

Dates: Opens September 26th @ 11am  through October

Hours: Vary, SEE WEBSITE

Cost: FALL FESTIVAL WEEKEND ADMISSION PRICES: Children under 2 are FREE, 3yrs – 12 yrs -$12/person, Adults – $5/person, Active Military – FREE, Corn Maze (Sat. & Sun.): $3 a person, Barrel Rides & Candy Shoot: $2, Pony Rides: $5

NO HAYRIDES DUE TO COVID

Website: https://www.countrylanetreefarm.com/

Little Boo At the Zoo

Little Boo is the pre-school pirates’ and princesses’ chance to delight without the fright! Toddlers and preschool aged children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to trick or treat throughout the Zoo and enjoy crafts and games sized just for them. ( As date gets closer SEE WEBSITE FOR ANY UPDATES regarding COVID precautions)

Location: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609

Dates: Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: FREE for members who have The Experience Package,$8 for Members’ Children, $18 for Non-Members Children & $18 for Non-Members Adults

Website: https://www.toledozoo.org/boo

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Pumpkin Path

Pumpkin Path is when the Halloween fun really comes alive at the Toledo Zoo! In addition to costumed trick or treating for all ages, there will also be games, artistic pumpkin carving demonstration, bounce houses and magic shows to entertain all the ghosts and goblins!( As date gets closer, SEE WEBSITE FOR ANY UPDATES regarding Covid Precautions)

Location: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609

Dates: Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: FREE for members who have The Experience Package, $8 for Members’ Children, $18 for Non-Members Children & $18 for Non-Members Adults

Website: https://www.toledozoo.org/pumpkinpath

 

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Sandpiper Fall Color Cruise

Travel down the Maumee and enjoy the fall festival of color. Make sure to bring your camera for some of the most beautiful views along the Maumee River. As the leaves change, the river becomes even more breathtaking. This 2-hour cruise will leave you counting down the days until the next Sandpiper season.

Location: The Sandpiper is docked at Water Street and Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Toledo. For GPS directions to the dock, use this address: 1 Jefferson Avenue Toledo, Ohio

Phone: (419) 537-1212

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays in October @ 1pm and 4pm and November @4pm

Cost: Adults are $19 Children are $11 (12 and under) reserve your spot online today!

Website: https://www.sandpiperboat.com/public-cruises/

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Sandpiper Halloween Boo Cruise

Halloween BOO! Cruise is a family-friendly experience for kids of all ages. This 30-minute cruise features Halloween treats and fun. Dress to impress!

Location: The Sandpiper is docked at Water Street and Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Toledo. For GPS directions to the dock, use this address: 1 Jefferson Avenue Toledo, Ohio

Phone: (419) 537-1212

Dates: 28th-31st of October with various times each day, 5:30PM, 6:15PM, & 7PM

Cost: only $5 per riders! Buy Tickets online in advance, these will fill up FAST!

Website: https://www.sandpiperboat.com/calendar

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Wheeler Farms Corn Maze

Location: The Corn Maze 11455 Obee Rd. Whitehouse, OH 43571

Phone: 419.872.1731

Dates: September 19th-October 31st

Hours: Friday: 5pm – 10pm, Saturday: Noon – 10pm, & Sunday: Noon – 6pm

Cost: Adults (12-64):$12, Youth (4-11): $10, 65 & Over: $10, Under 3: Free with Adult

Website: http://www.wheelerfarms.com/corn-maze/

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Children’s Halloween Pizza Train Cancelled

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Roche de Bouef Festival in Waterville (Canceled)

Website: https://watervillechamber.com/roche-de-boeuf-parade-and-festival/

44th Applebutter Fest Grand Rapids Ohio CANCELLED 

Know of additional fun Fall family friendly activities going on around Toledo and/or the surrounding area? Feel free to add in the comments or Email momonthegoinholytoledo@gmail.com

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