CREST HILL, IL – Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm on Weber Road kicks off its annual Pumpkin Festival this weekend, and the new corn maze honors the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Brothers.
“Lose yourself in 10 acres or five miles of maze with Mario,” marketers proclaim.
“The iconic Super Mario Bros. is frequently cited as one of the the best video games of all time, and one of best selling games of all time, and has become prominent in popular culture, ”Joliet Patch told promoters of the Annual Pumpkin Party Kick-Off Weekend. “Everyone is welcome to step outside to try their luck navigating the 12-acre maze. We encourage anyone who takes up the challenge to post their photos using the hashtag #SiegelsCornMaze. “
According to Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms, Pumpkin Fest: Affordable Family Fun on the Farm, opens daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from this Saturday September 25 continues through Halloween and including Columbus Day.
General Admission tickets include over 30 unlimited attractions. New this year’s attractions include: Mia & Miley’s Mountain Slide, Nany’s Goat House, The Whizzer, cornhole, a demonstration hive in the Country Store with real bees. Food includes: smoked turkey thighs, chicken, burgers, apple cider donuts, churros, funnel cakes and freshly baked pie slices.
Tickets to attend Pumpkin Fest at Siegel’s are: $ 19.95 online for weekend and weekday prices; $ 24.95 on the site; the all-inclusive online weekend pass is $ 31.95; children 2 and under are free.
Siegel’s says it also offers group packages, discounts for military veterans, police and firefighters. Grandparents are free Monday through Friday with paid entry for grandchildren, with the exception of Columbus Day.
Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm is located at 17250 South Weber Road in Crest Hill.
For more information on entrance fees, the corn maze, and other activities, visit Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms website.