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10/06 - 10/28 Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms
Join us on our family farm for our 3rd Annual Fall Festival + Pumpkin Patch! This year we will be featuring a festival every weekend with endless memories for you, your family and friends.
• Live music by The Jeremy and Andrea Mix all day.
• Food trucks: Southern Hill Eatery, Twisted Plates, Bauer-BQ, Peru Power Food Truck, and Willy Ts Crab Shack. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm.
• Local craft beer, wine and mimosas available for purchase from our Beer Shed. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:45 pm.
• Our pumpkin patch (please note that it is not a u-pick pumpkin patch) with a variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, Indian corn, gourds and more for purchase. We provide a complimentary pumpkin ‘holding’ area for your purchased pumpkins while you stay and play.
• Complimentary hayrides will be available around the farm.
• Bring the feeling of fall on the farm home with our unique products, all made right here in our Southern Hill Market. Peruse our handmade lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms and bar soaps. Enjoy the scents of the season with our hand poured candles. We have unfiltered, local raw honey for purchase, organic pure maple syrup, as well as your favorite Southern Hill Farms merchandise.
• Enjoy our famous hot and delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from our vintage Airstream turned bakery, Southern Hill Sweets.
• Our grounds include a beautiful rooftop deck, covered playground for children, covered barns with picnic tables and clean, convenient permanent restrooms.
• Yard games include life-sized Jenga, bean bag toss, Connect Four, footballs, soccer balls and more. There is no fee to use the yard games.
• Our ‘picture perfect’ photo op areas for your perfect fall family photos.
• We will have rides on our one of a kind Blueberry Express (our converted cotton harvester) for purchase. $5 for adults, $3 for children and teens ages 3-17.
• There will be fire pits for roasting s’mores on the farm. S'mores kits will be available for purchase.
Access to the incredible kids stay and play area will require the purchase of an unlimited play Kids Zone wristband OR individual tickets. Prices and more information about height, age and weight restrictions will be available soon:
• Festival rides for all ages.
• Petting zoo.
• Rock wall. Must be a minimum of 50 lbs to participate, with closed toe shoes.
• Face painting.
• Bounce houses and games.
• Inflatable double lane slide.
Please note that all events and event details are subject to change or cancellation at any time due to inclement weather and unforeseen circumstances. Please always check our website, www.southernhillfarms.com, the day of your planned visit to ensure last minute event details.