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Field Trips To Nelson's Pumpkin Patch

Teachers/Homeschool Groups/MOPS

You are invited to bring your class out to our farm this fall.  It is a place for kids to experience a farm during the harvest season, see how pumpkins grow and have a great time doing so with their peers!

Admission is $4.00 per student/guest.  This fee includes admission to the patch, hayride & and a small pumpkin.  This admission fee DOES NOT include the haunted house.
These rates are applicable to schools/groups who make reservations on weekdays before 3:00 P.M.  *This rate will not apply when we are open for extended weekday hours-i.e. MEA/NDEA Conference Days.

Complimentary Entry for Teachers & District Employees!
Just bring your school ID and receive complimentary entry on your field trip-paraprofessionals included.
Parents and siblings accompanying you on your trip pay the $4.00 admission fee.  Under 3 is free! 

Homeschool Groups/MOPS- Minimum of 15 students are required for reservations. Admission is $4.00 per student/adults visiting the patch.Under 3 is free!
All guests must check in at Nelson’s Pumpkin Shack upon arrival.  No personal checks accepted from students.

Call for more information 701-610-6511

It generally works well if you split the kids into five groups if you have enough adult 
supervision for each group.

Station One: Spookley's Trail, Straw Bale Mountain, Rope Climbing Spider Web, Pumpkin Pitch, Halloween Match Game Connect Four.

Station Two: Pumpkin Shack & Cook Car-Kids may purchase items if they would like to at this station. Haybale Theater-Spookley Movie is played all day.

Station Three: Two Acre Spookley Corn Maze-(Small corn maze only)

Station Four: Pumpkin Hoop Toss,  Straw Maze, The Three Racing Pigs Storybook Straw MazeDuck RaceLittle Farmer Trike TrackSmall Petting Zoo,Tire Mountain with Slide, & Pumpkin Bowling, Halloween Golf, Conk the Crow & Stuff the Scarecrow, Pumpkin Chunkin, Nothin’ But Net Basketball Game, and the Corn Kernel Silo!!

Station Five: Kid’s Axe Throw, Football Toss, Pumpkin Rolling, Gunny Sack Races, Tetherball, Skee Ball & Pumpkin Tic, Tac, Toe, and Jack-o'-lantern Jump Bounce House!

Most groups plan to spend approximately 2 hours at the patch.  

Several schools/groups also bring a sack lunch to enjoy at the patch!-please make sure to reserve space for lunch dates!

Students must be supervised at all times in the patch! 

Teachers... come have your students learn about a small piece of North Dakota history.

Come and check out an original Nelson Family "Cook Car" used in the late 1800's.

   This restaurant on wheels was pulled from field to field during the days of threshing.


Opening Day-Saturday , September 10, 2022
Closing Day-Saturday, October 29, 2022

Weekend Rate/Hours 11-6 PM
$10.00 per person*
Under 3 years old is free!
We do not offer group rates on weekends.
This rate DOES NOT include the corn cannon or the Pumpkin Blaster!​​

Weekday Rate/Hours 3-7 PM
$10.00 per person
Under 3 years old is free
Sorry, we do not offer group rates on weekdays after 3 PM.
This rate DOES NOT include the corn cannon or the Pumpkin Blaster!




Carrie & Todd Nelson​
2448 20th Ave NE
Emerado, ND 58228