Ring in autumn at Margate Park this weekend. Here's what the Park District website says:
"Everyone just loves pumpkins! The Chicago Park District brings a little bit of the country to the city with its annual Pumpkin Patches. Join us for an afternoon in the park at this family-friendly event!
Date: 10/01/11, Start Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
At the Chicago Park District’s pumpkin patches, you get to pick your personal favorite from a field filled with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, and personalize it at the pumpkin decorating station. Enjoy Halloween-themed carnival games, petting zoo, horsedrawn hayride, and tattoos complete a day’s worth of fall fun. Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture a family memory at our harvest photo station. Cash only. Activity tickets will not be sold after 1:30pm.
Cost: fees vary per activity $1 - $6
Location : Margate Park, 4921 N Marine Drive"