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iFamilyKC Kids Club Event Recap: Weston Red Barn Farm

Happy Tuesday, Kansas City! We always have so much fun with you at our iFamilyKC Kids Club events across the metro area. Last week, we had the chance to explore Weston Red Barn Farm with several of you and had a blast. Erin, from our iFamilyKC Mom Squad team got to check out the farm with her family and shares her experience today on the blog. Take a look…

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iFamilyKC Kids Club Event Recap: Weston Red Barn Farm

Last week we got a chance to check out Weston Red Barn Farm at the iFamilyKC Kids Club event!  My family and I had fantastic time!  Beautiful scenery, picturesque views, and family fun- what more could you ask for this fall? This was our first time at Red Barn Farm and definitely won’t be our last!  Check out my recap of our event and don’t forget to get on our eNews list to get in on upcoming super awesome Kids Club events!  We love the opportunity to check out really neat places in KC throughout the year (some very minimal cost and some FREE events!)

Weston Red Barn Farm

We spent a few hours on the farm enjoying smores by the campfire, pumpkin painting, hayrides and the animal barn.  My kids loved the space to run free and we all enjoyed the hayride through the woods!  The hayride was definitely my favorite thing and brings back memories of my own childhood at our church fall event.  The kids said their favorite thing was picking apples off the apple tree and eating them!

Weston Red Barn Farm offers FREE admission after 2:00pm Monday through Friday and on Saturdays and Sundays. You pay only for the activities you wish to do. It is open spring through fall.  As well as being open to the public, they do offer school tours Monday through Friday. It is also a perfect place for a wedding and the open air barn can be used for a reception.

Whether you want to take a hayride to pick out the perfect pumpkin, shop in the country store, visit the animals in the barnyard or navigate your way through the corn maze, the farm has something for everyone this fall!  Check them out on Facebook and on their farm website! The staff were super nice and I can’t wait to take my family back again soon!

From iFamily to Yours,

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KC Pumpkin Patch Preview!

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KC Pumpkin Patch Preview!

Happy Fall Y’all! It is officially Fall so that means it is time to hit up the good old pumpkin patch! Luckily as a Mom Squad ambassador, I get to do all the dirty work for you and check out this season’s must see places! I was so excited to have the opportunity to preview this year’s activities at the KC Pumpkin Patch!

The KC Pumpkin Patch is a”Kid- friendly country- style entertainment just a few miles from Kansas City” and it is so much fun! It really is a perfect family outing for this Fall season. With tons of stuff to do, wide open spaces for the kiddos to run around and amazing food (especially the apple donuts), everyone is sure to have a great time! Plus, there is plenty of picnic areas to sit and enjoy your lunch or quick treats.

The KC Pumpkin Patch is open every day this season and closes for the season on October 31st. The KC Pumpkin Patch has not 1, not 2 but 3 slides perfect for everyone. They also have a zip line, hay rides, tricycle tracks, a Kiddie corn maze, grain truck ski-ball, a jumping pillow and tons more to do! Plus your little critters can feed little critters too! Of course, we can’t forget they have TONS OF PUMPKINS! We were there for 2 hours and we still didn’t get to do everything lol. Visiting the KC Pumpkin Patch really is an all-day adventure!

General admission tickets are only $9.95 + tax per person, $5 for military and 2 and under are FREE! General admission includes most activities on the farm and the hayride! If you plan your trip on the weekends, your admission includes special stage shows! Plus you can experience haunted trailers and more (extra cost). You can purchase your tickets, plan your trip, see the menu and more online. Head over to their website to see full list of activities too.

From iFamily to Yours,

 


Fall Fun: Pumpkin Patches YOU Need To Visit This Autumn!

It’s really October, friends! And with October comes one of my favorite activities — going to pumpkin patches. Kansas City has it’s fair share of fantastic patches with tons of activities, food, and more. Our Mom Squad Ambassador, Erin, gives us her top pumpkin patches to check out this autumn. Take a look!

Fall Fun: Pumpkin Patches YOU Need To Visit This Autumn!

Fall Fun: Pumpkin Patches YOU Need To Visit This Autumn!

Fall has finally arrived and you know what that means? Pumpkin Patches!! There are so many awesome pumpkin patches in our great city of KC! My family tries to go to a different one every year. I’ve learned something about these “pumpkin patches.” They aren’t just for hunting down that perfect pumpkin! There are TONS and TONS of family fun activities that will keep you and your littles busy all day long! Here are some highlights from some of our favorite pumpkin patches!


Carolyn’s Country Cousins – Liberty, MO

This pumpkin patch is so much fun! We took my daughter when she will nearly a year old and had a blast! There is so much to do here and it is always expanding. Check out some of the things they offer:

Little Bud’s Railroad

Wagon rides to Pumpkins

Pig races

Petting Farm

Mining Camp

Run Jump Fun

Pumpkin Jumpin Pad Fun

Corny Corral

Cost: Single Tickets are $15 on the weekends, 2 and under are FREE.


Johnson’s Pumpkin Farm – Belton, MO

Johnson’s is celebrating it’s 15th year!

40 acres of pumpkins

20 acre corn maze

Numerous play areas including a giant tunnel crawl, corn crib maze and silo play yard

They also offer a jumping pillow and barrel train for a small extra charge

Enjoy a break with yummy food from Barnyard Grill

Also check out the Big Kid fort barn, tire jungle and the all new ping pong qounsets

Cost: Children 3-12 are $13 on the weekends, Adult tickets $11, Senior tickets $9. 2 and under are FREE. Military personnel and their families receive $2 off each admission


KC Pumpkin Patch – Olathe, KS

Another great option is KC Pumpkin Patch! So many things for families to do including:

Slide Mountain

Goat Walk

Zip Lines

Jumping Pillow

Paintball Gallery

Gourd Gun

Child corn maze

Barrel train

Mining Sluice and Geode Cracker

On the weekends they offer LIVE music from Trilogy Cultural Arts

Cost: Tickets are $9.95 plus tax for ages 3 and up. $5 for Military personnel with id. Ages 2 and under are FREE. Open 7 days a week during the fall season!


Faulkner’s Ranch – Kansas City, MO

My family and I also had the pleasure of visiting Faulkner’s Ranch last year and I LOVE this place! First of all the country views are spectacular! And the people are extremely friendly!

Family fun activities include:

Theme weekends

Scenic hayride

Petting Farm

Field Maze

Pony Rides

Scarecrow-K

Pedal Carts

Duck Races

Zip line

Corn Canon

Face painting

NEW! 2500 sq ft inflatable pumpkin bounce

Cost: $9, 2 and under are FREE. Some attractions cost extra.


Pumpkin Valley – Lees Summit, MO

Pumpkin Valley is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October. Hours Friday- 3pm to 6pm and Sat and Sun 10-6pm.

They offer many fun activities such as: face painting, Indian teepees, pumpkin painting, potato sack races, cowboy teeter totter, bounce house, petting zoo, hay maze. Extra attractions are pony rides, hay rides, and big game hunting

They have a concession stand with food items at very reasonable prices!

Cost: $6, 2 and under are FREE. Tickets costs $2 for the extra attractions.


Gieringer’s Orchard – Edgerton, KS 

Gieringer’s Orchard is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10am-6pm now thru October 31st.

Admission includes a kids mini maze, a wagon ride to an interactive corn maze, u-pick pumpkins (for an additional, per pound fee), pumpkin jump pad, combine slide, play area, corn pit, hay mountain, and a sunflower field, too!

Cost: $10, 2 and under are FREE! Save $1/ticket with our iFamilyKC email offer linked here.

From iFamily to Yours,
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