Fun Things to do this Fall in Toledo: Fall Guide 2021


Omg, y’all it’s legit 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….

It is always advised that you call ahead and double check 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 11 to Thursday October 31, 2021

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 (Saturday October 2nd & Sunday October 3rd) 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: EVERY weekend Sept. 11th-Oct.31, 2021 has a festival going on!!

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! No admission! $1 hayrides, $1 one-acre maze, $2 five-acre maze, $5 Kids Play Area. Huge selection of fall produce. Fresh donuts made on site.

Location: 7133 Seaman Rd, Oregon, OH 43616

Phone: (419) 836-7613

Dates: FALL Opening Day is Sept. 7th @ 10AM

Cost: Varies depending on purchase…FREE admission

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 31st 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 31 years and they appreciate all of your business and support.

Location: 1560 E Sterns Rd, Erie, MI 48133

Phone: (734) 848-4049

Dates: September 18th – October 31st, 2021

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

Tues-Fri: 3:30-7pm Corn Maze, Play area, Pumpkin Train, and Teddy Bear Spin

Thurs-Fri: 3:30-7pm Hayrides

Sat-Sunday: 11am-7pm ALL RIDES

NO PONY RIDES DUE TO COVID 

Cost: Admission is & parking are 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…starting Sept. 11th 2021) & pumpkins, pumpkin pies, decorative squash and all things FALL!! Petting zoo, U-pick flowers, etc.  

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

Phone: (419) 826-1453

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

Cost: Varies depending on your purchases 

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

Stevens Gardens 

The corn maze, cow train, corn cannon, hayride , petting zoo, u pick pumpkin patch, and more! See website for details. 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: Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 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: Sept. 19th-Halloween, 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. Children can pick their own pumpkins right in the field. Your family can enjoy other activities as well, such as a pumpkin maze, face painting, and guessing the weight of a painted pumpkin. A craft store is also on site where we offer Indian corn, gourds, mini and pie pumpkins straw bales, corn stalks and more for your fall and Halloween decorating needs. Enjoy a cookie and some apple cider and your family outing is complete!

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

Phone: (419) 409-0252

Dates: Month of October

Hours: Weekdays: Noon til Dark, Saturday: 10am-dark , Sunday: 11am-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: Opening weekend is September 25th & 26th @ 11am-4pm  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

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.

Location: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609

Dates: Thursday, October 14 and Friday, October 15 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: FREE for members who have The Experience Package,$10 for Members’ Children, $20 for Non-Members Children & $20 for Non-Members Adults

Strolling Magic
Main Plaza & Amphitheatre

Pumpkin Carving Demos (11 a.m. -2 p.m.)
Broadway Pavilion

Puppet Shows (11 a.m., noon & 1 p.m.)
Nature’s Neighborhood

Photo Opportunities with popular characters
Provided by Laurel’s Princess Parties, LLC
Broadway Pavilion

Jack-o-lantern Express Train, with Halloween storytimes – $2.50/person
Africa!

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!

Location: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609

Dates: Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: FREE for members who have The Experience Package, $10 for Members’ Children, $20 for Non-Members Children & $20 for Non-Members Adults

Strolling Magic
Throughout Zoo grounds

TSA Glass City Steel Drums (11:30 a.m., 12:30 & 1:30 p.m.)
Blade Plaza

Stories & Songs with Witch Sisters Matilda & Hilda (Noon – 2 p.m.)
Throughout Zoo grounds

Spooktacular Magic Show (11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m.)
Arctic Encounter®

Jack-o-lantern Express Train- $2.50/person
Africa!

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 (reserve your spots, see website for full list of available dates and time)

Cost: Adults are $20 Children are $12 (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: End of October (TBA)….follow on FB, we’ll post once dates are available

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

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

Wheeler Farms Corn Maze

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

Phone: 419.872.1731

Dates: September 18th-October 30th

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/

Festivals & Trunk-or Treats…for more details click on link below images

https://fortmeigs.org/ghostwalk/

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