Celebrate corn and pumpkins during October weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

What: Corn & Pumpkin Festival 2018

Where: Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid Chardon Road, Kirtland 44094

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 13 and 14

Why you should go: In addition to the normal day-to-day happenings at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, the Corn & Pumpkin Festival offers many family-friendly activities that are sure to keep you and your kiddos happy. Help husk, shell and grind the corn, or plow behind draft horses. Young visitors can make their own cornhusk dolls and paint pumpkins, and take mini tractors through the farm maze on the Pedal Tractor Overlook. Other activities include a three-acre “Alien Adventure” corn maze, hay maze, harvest-themed crafts and cooking demonstrations.  

How much: Regular Farmpark admission/membership applies: ages 12 to 59, $8; ages 60+, $7; ages 2 to 11, $6; younger than 2 and Farmpark members are free. 

How to get more information: More information can be found on the Lake Metroparks’ website or the Corn & Pumpkin Festival event page

Kailee Leonard is excited for the spooky season to begin. Follow her on Instagram @kaileeinmae. Image via Lake Metroparks.

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