A great day of family fun is in store for those Clevelanders who journey to Pigeon Roost Farm in Hebron, Ohio to attend the annual Pumpkinfest held daily through October 31 with extra special activities for the remaining weekend. Hebron, Ohio is approximately a 2 hour, 45 minute drive from Cleveland.
Pigeon Roost Farm Pumpkinfest Celebrating their 33rd year of family farm fun, Pigeon Roost Farm has a wide variety of activities that will appeal to all ages.
The Farm's Great Pumpkin Fun Center features Giant Gerbil Wheels, a 3-acre corn maze (with a theme this year of "Aliens Among Us"), Rooster Racers, Turkey Tube Slides, a spooky straw tunnel, the Conestoga Corn Box, duck races, the Creepy Teepee Tunnel and a Twisty Snake Seesaw and a ride on the Pumpkin Express Train, just to name a few of the activities.
New this year is the Pigeon Roost Football Toss, the Spinning Wheel of Fortune and the Hop-a-Long Corral.
Toddler Town provides fun and safe activities for children under the age of 3. There is also a Soybean Maze for the younger children that allows the kids to have fun but still be within view of their parents.
Impressive displays of pumpkins are everywhere and you an choose your own pumpkin for purchase (prices at 39 cents per pound) with choices of pumpkins ranging in size from giants weighing hundreds of pounds to mini pumpkins. Also available for purchase are items like Indian corn, corn stalks, straw bales, gourds and 12 varieties of squash.
Animals that you can meet and greet and pet include a donkey, goats, ducks, geese, chickens, turkeys and rabbits.
Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) bring special activities to the Farm including tractor-pulled wagon rides, face painting and demonstrations. Be sure to pose for a photo sitting in Paul Bunyan's giant chair. Visitors will also be able to sample food cooked over an open fires including ham & beans, cornbread and pumpkin pie.
The Weekend of October 26-27 (closing weekend) will feature the Aspen Ridge Trading Company and its craftsmen who will be displaying their handmade leather goods and jewelry.
Admission to the Pumpkinfest (market area and country stores) is free but there is a $6 fee for admission to the Great Pumpkin Fun Center (includes all activities, visiting the animals and the corn maze) and there is a $3 fee for the wagon rides.
Hours for Pigeon Roost Farm are 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily with the last admittance to the Great Pumpkin Fun Center at 6 p.m.
For more information about the Pumpkinfest or about Pigeon Roost Farm call 740-928-4925 or get online at www.pigeonroostfarm.com.
Pigeon Roost Farm is located at 4413 National Rd. SW in Hebron, Ohio. Hebron is 137 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 2 hour, 45 minute drive.