Jack-o’-lantern season is upon us. Not sure where to pick up a pumpkin?
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered: From pumpkin patches and farms to pop-ups and neighborhood fests, we share a bounty of spots to grab a gourd in and around Chicago.
Ashburn: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Rainey Park, 4350 W. 79th St.
Clearing: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at Hale Park, 6258 W. 62ndSt.
Goose Island: 4-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 4-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday starting Oct. 3 through early November at Jack’s Pumpkin Nights Pop-Up, 1467 N. Elston Ave.
Horner Park: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave.
Irving Park: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison St.
Lakeview: 3:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at Gallagher Way, 3635 N. Clark St.
Lincoln Park: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily starting Sept. 27 through Oct. 27 at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St.
Morgan Park: Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at Ada Park, 11250 S. Ada St.
Montclare: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at Bell Park, 3020 N. Oak Park Ave.
Portage Park: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave.
Ravenswood: 3-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 12-30 at Chase Park, 4701 N. Ashland Ave.
West Ridge: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday Oct. 6 at Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Aurora: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; Sept. 21 through Oct. 27 at Abbey Farms, 2855 Hart Road
Bolingbrook: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Oct. 30; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at Johansen Farm, 710 W. Boughton Road
Channahon: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 30 at Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E. Hansel Road
DeKalb: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday starting Sept. 28 through Oct. 27 at Yaeger’s Farm Market, 14643 IL Route 38
Geneva: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, except Sunday when it closes at 5 p.m. Sept. 21 through Oct. 31 at Windy Acre Farms, 37W446 Fabyan Parkway
Harvard: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31 at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, 15908 Hebron Road
Homer Glen: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday starting Sept. 30; Hours vary on Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 3 at Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm, 13341 W. 151st St.
Homer Glen: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily except Saturday when it’s open till 8 p.m. starting Sept. 21 through Oct. 30 at Konow’s Corn Maze, 16849 S. Cedar Road
Lemont: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 at Puckerville Farms, 13332 Bell Road
Lincolnshire: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily starting Sept. 21; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 31 at Didier Farms, 16678 W. Aptakisic Road
Lockport: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily starting Sept. 28 through Oct. 31 at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm, 17250 Weber Road
Lockport: 8 a.m.-dusk daily starting Sept. 23 through Oct. 31 at Tom and Zach’s Pumpkin Patch, 15725 W. Bruce Road
Maple Park: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday starting Sept. 23 through Oct. 30 at Kuipers Family Farm, 1N318 Watson Road
Marengo: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday starting Sept. 21 through Oct. 27 at Cody’s Farm and Orchard, 19502 River Road
McHenry: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in September; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Oct. 27 at Stade’s Farm and Market, 3709 Miller Road
Minooka: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 at Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm, 4853 US Highway 52
Oswego: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 at Keller’s Farmstand, 2500 Johnson Road
South Barrington: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. 30 at Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center, 40 W. Higgins Road
Spring Grove: 3-10 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon-10 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 3 at Richardson Adventure Farm, 909 English Prairie Road
Tinley Park: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily starting Sept. 21 through Oct. 27 (closed Sept. 24-25 and Oct. 1-2) at Odyssey Fun Farm, 18900 Oak Park Ave.
Wadsworth: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in October through Oct. 27 at Patch 22, 15900 Kelly Road
Waterman: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 at Honey Hill Orchard, 11783 Waterman Road
Waukegan: Noon-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; noon-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday starting Sept. 21 through Nov. 1 at Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm, 13236 W. Town Line Road
West Chicago: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Nov. 3 at Sonny Acres Farm, 29W310 North Ave.
Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 2 at All Seasons Orchard, 14510 IL Route 176
Events listed are subject to change. We recommend double-checking times and locations before you head out the door. Do you know of a pumpkin patch or farm that we missed? Send us an email.