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Farm Tours Oct 6-8, 2017

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Scarecrow Fest

Various Farms

St. Charles, IL 60174

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Prices Vary from Free to $10.00 depending on Farm and ages of individuals. You will pay directly at the Farm(s).

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The Greater St. Charles Farm Tours

Fall, farms, and scarecrows go so well together. Make a new autumn tradition with your family and friends by spending the weekend in St. Charles, Illinois for Scarecrow Fest and touring diverse farms in the inaugural Greater St. Charles Farm Tour, Friday October 6th and Saturday October 7th! Experience farm life from the 1800’s, feed some furry and feathery residents, take wagon rides, groom a horse, see the majesty of the Lusitano horse breed, and so much more.

Space is limited for these events, so don’t wait to plan your day in the country! Register for your Tours and Hotel today! Explore the opportunities available at each of the farms below:

Corron Farm

Hop on this tour for wagon rides, tractors, and presentations by prairie restoration experts. The tour includes:

  • Ride the wagon and hear the story of prairie restoration by a Prairie Expert
  • Hear the tales of Corron Farm’s past (1835 to present day)
  • Snap your photos with tractors, farm equipment.

Cost: No Charge
GPS Address: 7N761 Corron Rd, St Charles, IL 60175
Time: Saturday 12-4pm & Sunday 12-4pm Tours begin on the hour with last tour starting at 3:00pm.

More engaging stories of Corron Farm are included in the book An Illustrated History of Campton Township which will be on display and available for purchase on site or via

Outdoor portable toilets available on site; feel free to bring your own items for a picnic(food not provided); bring a blanet or use a picnic table on the grounds.

Garfield Farm Museum

Take a walk through history to experience life on this 1840’s farm. You will see and hear about the farmyard’s historic barns and livestock including oxen, chickens, geese, turkeys, pigs, and sheep. Restrooms available on site and plenty of grass for a picnic(food not provided) should you choose to bring your own food and blanket.

Cost: $5.00 per adult, $3.00 per child under 13 years.
GPS Address: 2N930 Garfield Road, Campton Hills, IL 60175
Time: Saturday 1-4pm and Sunday 1-4pm; Tours begin on the hour.

Norton Farm

Adults and children alike will enjoy the autumn festivities and simple farm fun! Each paid admission includes:

  • Admission to Norton’s Hollow, our fall season play area designed for children ages 2 – 10. In the Hollow you can navigate the straw maze, crawl through the corn bundle tunnel, climb the straw mountain, meet and feed the animals, and other activities. Pack a picnic lunch or pick one up at the Village of Campton Hills.
  • A small pie pumpkin
  • A gourd

Cost: $5.00 a person
GPS Address: 39W369 Route 64, St. Charles, IL 60175
Time: Friday 9:00am-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm

Outdoor porta restrooms will be available on site.

Primrose Farm

Step behind the scenes of this working farm to help feed and learn about the animal residents. You’ll hear about how the specialized diets vary throughout the year for Jersey Dairy Cows, Belgian Draft Horses and Chickens! (primarily tour on your own) Restrooms available on site.

Cost: No charge
GPS Address: 5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL 60175
Time: Friday 9am-3pm; Saturday 10am-4:00pm; Sunday 10am-3pm

The Royal Lusitano

Experience a demonstration of the famous Lusitano horse reknown for courage to face the bull or jump large fences as well as the athletic ability to handle the sharp turns and bursts of speed necessary to navigate the most difficult Working Equitation Courses. This breed is a favorite at classical dressage events, equestrian theater, and use in equine assisted therapies.

Public restrooms are not available; plenty of grass for a picnic(food not provided).

Cost: $10.00 per person; children under 5yrs free; children 6yr-12yr $6.00
GPS Address: St. Charles, IL 60175
Time: Saturday 11:00am-2:00pm. Demonstrations begin on the hour.

Register for your Tour here and Hotel here today as space is limited!

Click here for more information about the nationally-known St. Charles Scarecrow Fest drawing over 100,000 people annually!

Don’t wait! Register your family for this one-of-a-kind fall experience and Hotel today. Payment for each individual farm tour will be collected at the respective farm.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You will drive to farm(s) independently in your own vechicle; each farm has plenty of parking options at no charge.

What's the refund policy?

Because there is not a pre-pay or pay in advance this is not applicable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, this event does not require tickets

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Scarecrow Fest

Various Farms

St. Charles, IL 60174

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