Educational  School  Tours

Tours run Sept 25th –Oct 30th 2017
Pre School through 2nd grade

Reservations Start August 7th for returning schools.  

New school reservations start Sept 5th.  

Two Tour Packages to Choose from:

Guided Tour

Pre School through 2nd Grade 

Special Needs (age limit 18yrs and younger)

Tour Package: $10.00 per student
[Add $0.50per student for lunchroom reservation (Student brings lunch)

  • 1 1/4 hour Tour
  • Video about how pumpkins & fall crops grow, bee pollination & different types of farming
  • Entrance to our Animal Land & corn stalk maze
  • Wagon ride in a corn field (weather permitting)
  • Student takes home: one pumpkin, one gourd, one mini Indian corn and an educational gift.
  • Teachers will receive one classroom pumpkin

We have a minimum of 20 students per group.

Self-Guided Tour

Pre School through 2nd Grade

Tour Package: $9.00 per student    (no lunchroom available)

  • Entrance to our Animal Land & Little Farmers Play Yard
  • Entrance to our corn stalk maze
  • Student takes home: one pumpkin, one gourd, one mini Indian corn and an educational gift.

We have a minimum of 10 students per group.

We have a maximum of 50 students per group.

Important Information

Tours are scheduled every half hour Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

No school tours on Columbus day 10/9/17

We have picnic facilities available by reservation only. (Guided tours only)  Add $0.50 per student for the room charge if bringing lunch

We reserve the right to shorten the tour of groups that arrive 15 minutes past the reserved tour time.

We allow one n/c chaperone per 5 students. Teachers & aides are included in chaperone count. Extra chaperones will be charged $10.00 each for Guided tours and $9.00 Self-Guided tours. Take homes ARE NOT included for the chaperones.

Siblings pay full tour price for all tours


Reservations are required.
We start taking reservations on Monday, August 7th for returning Schools. New School may make reservations starting Sept 5th.

Four ways to place a reservation:
1. Print out South Barrington School Tour Request Form

2. Fax form to: (847) 428-6850  

3. Email form to: suem@pumpkinfarms.com

4. Simply click the button above to Download "South Barrington School Tour Request Form", fill the form out with a PDF reader (such as Adobe Reader or Microsoft Edge), save and submit it to the online form below.





Or Call (847) 428-6727 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm to set up your tour over the phone


When you call please have the following information ready

  1. Date
  2. Tour Time
  3. Grade level of students
  4. Number of Students & Chaperones
  5. Name of teacher in charge, phone number & address of school. Email address for confirmation.
  6. Transportation confirmed or planned
  7. Picnic Reservations (if needed) Add $0.50 per student room charge
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