FALL IN DES MOINES

Des Moines has everything you want in a city this fall. A Friday night at an apple orchard. A Saturday morning at the Farmers’ Market. A Sunday of pumpkin picking at Geisler Farms. Catch squeals of laughter on a hay ride. An autumn breeze while biking endless miles of trails. A park picnic beneath a skyline view. Catch fall foliage on a favorite golf course. An afternoon sampling craft brews or perfectly aged wines. Des Moines is a fall family retreat. 

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Geisler Farms

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Spend your weekends with Growing Family Fun at Geisler Farms! September 3 through October 30. Navigate your way through the 10-acre corn maze and pick out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. In additional to the maze, enjoy 15 other activities including the Big Slide, Jump Pad, rubber duck races, pedal karts, trikes for tykes, tractor tire swings, hamster rolls, and yard games. An ADA hayrack offers rides, weather permitting. Groups of 10 or more may reserve space at one of three fire pits. Restrooms, concessions and a gift shop are inside the Red Shed. Pumpkins and outdoor products available for purchase. 

Plan an outing for your family, company department or church group. Groups of 10 or more may reserve space at one of three fire pits. You may enjoy the LP fire pit for two hours. Bring your own hotdogs, s’mores and sodas for a unique outdoor experience. The cost is $8 per person and includes admission to the maze and all activities. Please visit www.growingfamilyfun.com for fire pit times and details.

Geisler Farms Fall 2016   Geisler Farms Hay ride

Take a picture next to the area’s biggest pumpkin. It stands eight feet tall in the pumpkin patch. There is no admission to visit and purchase pumpkins. The pumpkin patch is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. In addition, it will be open on weeknights, unless it is raining, from 4 to 6 p.m. from Oct. 3rd through Oct. 28.

LOCATION

Growing Family Fun at Geisler Farms

5251 NE 94th Avenue 
Bondurant, IA 50035 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Weekends: September 5 through October 31

Saturdays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sundays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

ADMISSION

Corn Maze, Fun Zone & Hayride: $8.00

Fun Zone & Hayride: $5.00

Pumpkin Patch: Free  

2 and younger admitted free
 
*** The pumpkin patch will be open on weeknights,
unless it is raining, from 4 to 6 p.m. from Oct. 3rd
through Oct. 28.
 

Geisler Farms Fall 2016 Coupon

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