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Rader Family Farms

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Great fall attraction for families!

I always try to support locally owned and operated, unique businesses and the Rader Family has done... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Normal, Illinois
Quick fun

Great place to take the kids to have some fun, also there is pumpkin items to enjoy, apple cider... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Rafael R
Bloomington, Illinois
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn maze”(18 reviews)
“gift shop”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1238 Ropp Rd, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-9364
+1 309-275-8765
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I always try to support locally owned and operated, unique businesses and the Rader Family has done an outstanding job of developing and continually adding onto this great fall family attraction! From an abundance of kid based fun to delicious food offerings to unique shopping...More

Thank keysnasong
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great place to take the kids to have some fun, also there is pumpkin items to enjoy, apple cider and gifts for every taste. A corn maze when corn gets harvested is also fun for the jungens.

Thank Rafael R
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is a good place for kids to run and play. There are plenty of activities that don't cost extra. Food's not cheep. Has a good gift shop. I enjoyed the ball throwing challenges: football, baseball, basketball. The time of year is important to consider....More

2  Thank Quinaulter
Reviewed 14 March 2018

My son\ loves pumpkins- like Really really loves pumpkins- we got so many pumpkins from Raders last October that i still had one on my counter till last weekend when we made a spring jacko lantern - you know because 3 year olds love to...More

Thank ccbangbang
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Rader Family Farms has blossomed into a McLean county gem for autumn family time. The outdoor activities are creative, fun, well-maintained, and the entire property is very clean. New attractions are added every year and older ones are often improved. The bakery and drink cafe...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I used to go here with my wife before we got married. It has progressed well over the years. One of the aspects that really separates Rader farms from other regional pumpkin patch places is the Gift shop and coffee bar. The baked snacks you...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I visited on a weekday with perfect autumn weather, and had a delightful time walking around, shopping, and indulging in a pumpkin donut and latte while sitting outside. The coffee bar is a big plus for me! I wish my grandkids lived closer (they're in...More

Thank laurapj422
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun place to visit. I feel like the prices have gotten heavy handed though. The family pass for the year just gets more ridiculous every year. We won't be buying passes again, after having done so every year previously. On a...More

1  Thank harlos5
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a fun family outing in store for everyone who goes there. They have a little something for everyone. The wife had fun shopping in the store, getting her face painted right along with the grand kids. The activities for kids is a real treat...More

Thank rndd808
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We took a group of residents from the nursing home there. there wasn't much for them to do except eat lunch and pick out a pumpkin and browse the store. Its more kid friendly.

Thank Lori B
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21 September 2016|
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Response from THOMAS P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a gift shop with gifts including wreaths available. Mums and pumpkins are also available for purchase. The gift shop and outdoor products such as produce (pumpkins, gourds, and mums) are accessible to the... More