9 AM – 6 PM 



9 am – 5 pm 

Stade’s Apple Orchard is 

CLOSED for 2020  

Masks are required in our Market, during check-in for apple and pumpkin picking, on hayrides to the pumpkin patch, and at anytime you cannot maintain at least six feet distance from any  other guest or a member of our staff. Together we can make a difference!

2020 Fall Guidelines

Our Farm Market

Stade’s Farm & Market hours are 9 am – 6 pm, daily.

Stade’s offers many homegrown (seasonal) fruits and vegetables, delicious bakery, and many, many specialty and gourmet foods for purchase in our country market. 

We have worked diligently to prepare to adhere to all the guidelines and procedures put in place by the stat of Illinois, for the safety and well being of our customers and employees. Please read what will be expected of you when you visit our market to shop here: Pandemic guidelines for Stade’s

Thank you for your patience and loyal business. It is our pleasure serving you and your family and we look forward to seeing you very soon.




Pumpkin Picking

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch are available every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of October
from 9 am – 5 pm.

Masks are required for check-in and anytime you cannot maintain at least six feet distance between another person, including our staff.

Please check our Facebook page for all updates before driving to the farm.


Bring your phone or small camera because pictures are encouraged, but sorry, no photographers with extra equipment are allowed.

Absolutely no drones, so please leave yours at home.


Market Hours are 9 am – 6 pm, daily. Come shop with us!

For the most up-to-date information follow us on FACEBOOK

sign up for our newsletter here: NEWSLETTER 


Fall Festival

We look forward to your visit for Apple and Pumpkin Picking this Fall. Beginning Sept. 19th we will offer hayrides to the pumpkin patch, 9 am – 5 pm, Saturdays and Sundays in September and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October. We will also be open on Monday, October 12th (Columbus Day). Please have you mask properly covering your face to ride on the wagons and anytime you cannot maintain at least six feet distance from any other person, including our staff. 

For the health and safety of everyone during this pandemic, Stade’s Farmtractions Theme Park will remain closed this Fall and will reopen bigger and better than ever in Fall 2021, when we celebrate 25 years of family fun on the farm!

Stade 2020 announcement



“We make it easy for you to create family memories”

Welcome to Stade’s Farm and Market!

Stade’s Farm & Market is located in scenic McHenry County in northeastern Illinois approximately 50 miles from Chicago. We produce 2,200 acres of fresh fruits and vegetables that we sell directly to consumers through our Farm Market.

Our farm is also popular for pick-your-own fruits and vegetables including strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, sugar snap peas, green beans, and pumpkins. We have a large entertainment area which includes a petting zoo, corn maze, giant slides, hay rides, and a large variety of unique attractions. Our fall festival Shades of Autumn is a harvest time extravaganza featuring 30+ farm-related attractions, pumpkin picking, special events, great food and lots of fun.

Hours and Location

 Market Hours 9 – 6, daily.

We are located at 3709 Miller Road in McHenry, IL

The Farm is located North of Johnsburg and South of Spring Grove  on Miller Road just West Spring Grove Road.

In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to close our outdoor activities without advance notice to protect our guests and employees. We encourage you to check before the weather before you travel to visit the farm. We update any closings on our Facebook Page as soon as possible.

All children 15 years and under require adult supervision at all times. 

 For the comfort of all our guests, Stade’s is a SMOKE-FREE farm, (including vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens, electronic cigarettes (ECigarettes), e-pipes, and all other ENDS.)

We love animals just as much as you do and we are happy to welcome fully-trained service animals in accordance with ADA regulations, but please leave all others at home. If you visited us with your pets, please be congnizant of the weather when you leave them in your car to enjoy the activities on the farm.

Light food sales on Friday during our Fall Festival, more vendors selling food on Saturday,  Sunday, and Columbus Day.

Sorry, we do not accept American Express.

Stade’s Farm & Market
3709 Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60051

In Season Now


Market Hours: 9 am – 6 pm, daily


We have a selcetion of jarred items, soup mixes, salsa, spices, quick mixes etc in our Market. Our famous Apple Cider Donuts and Special Edition Strawberry Donuts are available outside of the Market on the West side of our building. Pick- Your-Own is open daily 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Please follow us on FACEBOOK for our up-to-date picking information before you drive to the farm. Picking conditions can change quickly.


View our Produce Calendar for a full list of the crops we grow in chronological order as to when they are available to our customers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide healthy home grown farm products, agricultural education, and fine family entertainment at reasonable prices to our local and surrounding community.

Come visit us to find out more about our unique farm and market or give us a call at at 815-675-6396 if you have any questions. We hope to see you soon!