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Photo of Spook House for kids


Altenburg Corn Maze


Photo of Horse-drawn hayrides

For maximum safety, the wagon ride to the pumpkin patch and around the farm does NOT cross Highway 54 or any other public roadway.



2012 Fall Festival Activities

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  • A cute Spook House - not too scary for little tykes! New items each year! $3 per person, age 3 and under free.
  • Walk-through corn maze - 3-1/4 acres, 9 feet tall! $3 per person, age 3 and under free.
  • Straw Fort- made of BIG bales! Something fun for the bigger kids! $3 per person, age 3 and under free. No charge for adults. Have fun with kids and keep watch over them.
  • Goat Walk – You might wonder, “Just what is a goat walk?” It is a tall bridge that goats climb to get some feed. Goats like a steep climb and you’ll enjoy watching them make the climb and sending up the feed. $1 for goat feed.
  • Duck Race – Enjoy pumping water to move the rubber duck to the finish line ahead of other pumpers! $1 per duck.
  • Horse-drawn hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, including a drive-thru Corn Maze -
    on weekends from Sept. 29 through Oct. 28
    • Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm
    • Sundays 11 am - 4 pm
    • $1 per person, age 3 and under free.
  • Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins
    Take a little red wagon out to our 8 acre pumpkin patch to Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin or choose your decorating or jack-o-lantern candidate from the already picked pumpkins on the wagons. 30 cents per pound.
  • Corn Cannon – On Saturdays from 11am to 2:30pm and Sundays from 11am to 3pm, shoot an ear of corn and see if you are on target! 2 shots for $1.



  • Save with our package of 20 tickets for $20 which includes an Altenburg's coupon for $2 off a $10 pumpkin purchase and a Taco John's coupon.
  • 1/2 PRICE WEEKDAY ACTIVITY PACKAGE- Spook House, Corn Maze, Straw Fort, Goat Feed and Duck only $5 per person Monday-Friday.

FREE Activities

  • Straw Play Area – kids love to throw straw in the air and here’s the place to do it!
  • Cornstalk Tunnel – fun for kids!
  • Boot Hill Cemetery – Read the funny tombstones!
  • Tractor-driven hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch including a drive-thru Corn Maze - on weekends from Sept. 22 through Oct. 28
    • Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm
    • Sundays 11 am - 4 pm
  • Log Cabin Playhouse
  • Mini Corn Maze for Little Tykes
  • Kids Arts & Crafts on weekends
  • Punkin' Chunkin' at 2:30pm Saturdays starting Sept. 29


Special Weekend Events

Saturday, Sept. 22 &
Sunday Sept. 23

Water Soccer by Biron Fire Dept. - Register from 1pm to 2pm. Start at 2pm.

Petting Zoo with Layla the Arabian Camel

Spirit Works Food Stand and Kids Games

Paint Your Own Pumpkin.

Sunday. Sept. 23

Free Horse-Drawn Covered Wagon Rides - Noon to 2pm

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 29 & 30

Project Lifesaver Weekend at the Corn Maze - all corn maze proceeds on Sat & Sun, benefit Project Lifesaver of Wood and Portage Counties

  • Demo of lifesaving equipment
  • Facepainting and Balloon Artist
  • Public Safety Vehicles
  • Project Lifesaver Food Stand

Tri-City Riding Club Petting Zoo

Saturday & Sunday,
October 6 & 7

Fire Engine on Display & Fire Prevention Tips by Biron and Grand Rapids fire departments

Tri City Riding Club Food Stand and
Petting Zoo

Saturday & Sunday,
October 13 & 14

Boy Scout Troop #111 food stand

Whispering Pines 4-H Petting Zoo

Horseback Rides by Bensons

Special Appearance by Spiderman

Spirit Works Kids Games

Saturday & Sunday,
October 20 & 21

FREE Parachute Candy Drop - Saturday 1pm

WI Rapids Figure Skating Club Food Stand and Petting Zoo with Layla The Arabian Camel

Thursday & Friday,
October 25 & 26

No School! We'll have hayrides & fun activities!

Saturday, October 27

Kids Halloween Costume Contest - registration Noon to 1 pm, parade/judging at 1 pm

Spooky Night Hayride with Lighted Kites & Night Corn Maze - 7pm to 9pm

Saturday & Sunday, October 27 & 28

Tri City Riding Club Food Stand and
Petting Zoo


Celebrate Birthdays and other special events at Altenburg's. Call Arlene Adamski at (715) 423-1829 for information.


Parachute Candy Drop!


Fall Farm Fun
For The Whole Family!

Our 2012 Fall season runs from Sat. Sept 22 through Wed. Oct. 31. We grow our own pumpkins for you to pick from the patch or from the display at our farm market. We also offer lots of fun farm activities.

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