If you're on the hunt for pumpkins, apples, donuts, cider, and/or fun family activities, you have quite a few options here in Eastern Iowa! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of orchards and farms that are open for business this fall! Here are some of the ones we found online:

  • Wilson's Orchard & Farm
    • 4823 Dingleberry Rd NE in Iowa City
    • U-pick apples, farm market, baked goods, cider, BBQ, live music events
    • Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Bloomsbury Farm
    • 3260 69th St in Atkins
    • Sunflower field, farm market, u-pick pumpkins, corn mazes, food, 20+ family fun attractions
    • Season opens September 17th
    • Open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Get tickets HERE
  • Allen's Orchard
    • 5801 N 10th St in Marion
    • NO u-pick due to the derecho
    • Pre-picked apples and pumpkins, cider, donuts/baked goods, yard games
    • Open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bass Farms
    • 840 Bass Lane in Mt. Vernon
    • Family games/activities, ice cream, face painting, mini-golf, farm market, pumpkins, flowers, fresh produce
    • Fall Festival opening weekend - September 19th & 20th
    • Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 am-9 pm
  • Bart's Farm & Pumpkin Patch
    • 7307 Alburnett Rd in Marion
    • Pony rides, hayrack rides, pumpkins/gourds, cornstalk bundles/straw
    • Opening day September 19th
    • Open Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • The Big Apple Orchard
    • 1115 US-30 W in Mount Vernon
    • Apples, cider, slushies, ice cream, donuts, market store
    • Open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Colony Pumpkin Patch
    • 2780 Front St NE in North Liberty
    • Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrack rides, fall games/activities
    • Opening day September 19th
    • Open Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
    • Get tickets HERE
  • Sass Family Farm
    • 3060 160th St in Riverside
    • Petting zoo, playground, kids' activities, produce, pumpkins, farm store
    • Open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.