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Bounce on jumping pillows, cheer on the pig races, ride a 70-foot underground slide, or take a wagon ride

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 5, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Valid Friday, Saturday, or Sunday only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

As summer fades, autumn's beauty emanates from the changing hues of a tree's leaves and the gradual reddening of a football coach's face. Revel in the colors of the season with this Groupon.

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  • $10 for admission for two to Eckert's Millstadt Farm on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (a $20 value)
  • $20 for admission for four to Eckert's Millstadt Farm on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (a $40 value)

General admission includes access to most attractions, though certain attractions require an additional fee.

Eckert's Farm

In 1910, fourth-generation German immigrant Alvin O. Eckert set up a small produce stand on a roadside in Belleville, Illinois. More than 100 years later, that roadside stand has flourished into the expansive Belleville plot of Eckert's Farm: a pastoral acreage where orchards surround a country-style restaurant, bakery, and handmade-custard shop. The Eckert family's sixth and seventh generations ensure this farm remains a true family affair. Sixth-generation member Jim Eckert is the chief horticulturist, and his cousin-once-removed, Chris, oversees retail operations and the sale of the farm's homegrown produce and spare scarecrow parts. Chris's sister Jill helms the food program, and his wife Angie oversees the Country Store and colorful Garden Center.

Throughout the year, visitors arrive on the Belleville farm's grounds for a range of seasonal activities, including peach-, apple-, and pumpkin-picking. During the summer, a concert series features live outdoor music on Friday and Saturday nights, and in the fall, staff lead bonfires and evening hayrides through the orchards. Inside the farm building, instructors teach cooking classes for adults and children, as well as a wine-pairing class.

Family-friendly activities also abound at the Eckert family's other two farms. The Grafton farm, where public apple-picking began in 1964, offers daily animal feeding and miniature golf. The seasonal Millstadt farm is home to a workshop, haunted hayrides, and an array of warm-weather children's attractions—including a 70-foot underground slide.


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What some people are buzzing about:


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  • “great fun; well organized, "reasonable" (except the live animal rides could be cheaper by 1 - 2 dollars).”

  • “The adults and children had so much fun! We will definitely be back. :)”

  • “Awesome custard, great grocery store, fun gor kids, unique gifts”

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    Millstadt

    2719 Eckert Orchard Ln

    Millstadt, IL 62260

    +16182330513

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89% of the people were positive about the Food, most described it as Good.
83% of the people were positive about the Staff, most described it as Friendly.
80% of the people were positive about the Price, most described it as Good.
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