Available Fall 2018
Eckert's Millstadt Farm
We will reopen for apple picking on Friday, August 31, 2018.
Escape to the country and have the time of your life at Eckert’s Millstadt Fun Farm. Visiting our working farm is a wonderful way to relax, relieve stress and get back to nature. Located a mere 17 minutes away from the farmer’s market in Belleville, IL, you’ll get a taste of what it’s like to hang out at a farm for a few hours, or a whole day. We have a range of activities that appeal to children of all ages, teens and adults. The farm is open seasonally, and to avoid waiting in line, we recommend purchasing tickets ahead of your visit.
Fun for Families
Whether it’s vacation time or you just want to get out of the house and do something fun with the kids, Eckert’s gives you plenty of ways to fill up your leisure time. Many kids have a natural fascination with farms, and now they can see a real farm in person. City and suburban kids are especially eager to see what happens on a farm such as ours. You can tell them there’s no chores. Instead, they can spend their time on the playground, ride a carousel, take the corn maze challenge or play rounds of miniature golf. Apple-picking, peach-picking and pumpkin-picking are also available during open seasons.
Fun for Schools
Teachers and school clubs can take kids to Eckert’s for a rip-roaring good time. Farms are a great way for school children to learn about planting and growing crops, picking crops and other neat stuff. Classroom visitors are always welcome at our petting farm. Younger children can even ride on push pedal tractors to emulate the big farmers. For farm-to-table lessons, take classrooms into the field for some good old-fashioned crop picking.
Fun for Organizations
Bring your church or other group to Eckert’s Fun Farm to enjoy wholesome live entertainment. Chuckle as you watch cute pigs race around a farm track. Gaze in wonder as pumpkins are shot out of a cannon. Group picnics on the farm are a blast and include buffet food and numerous activities. Take a haunted hayride at night, if you dare. We’re also happy to schedule private bonfires.
A field access pass will be required to enter our picking areas. The all-day field access pass will allow you to enjoy fruit samples, unlimited rides to the picking areas, fresh farm air and lasting memories. The field access pass is $1/person (children under 2 are free). **If admission is paid at our Millstadt Farm, no additional fees will be collected**
Come Visit the Millstadt Farm!
Less than 30 minutes from St. Louis, and about 15 minutes from Belleville!
2719 Eckert Orchard Lane
Millstadt, Illinois 62260
THINGS TO DO
From Frozen Custard to Private Parties, Year-round there is always something fun for families at Eckert’s!
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