Stade’s Apple Orchard will open to the public beginning Saturday, September 1, 2018. We hope to be open every weekend (Friday through Monday) through October 28th, but we will keep you informed of apple picking availability. When applicable, please join us between 9 am – 5 pm to pick your apples with your family and friends. Enjoy a beautiful day at the farm and your freshly picked, tree-ripened apples. If you have questions, please visit our Facebook page for daily picking updates. Visit this page for more information, or call our Market at 815-675-6396 to have your questions answered. Thanks!
We look forward to seeing you soon!
We are excited to share eight weekends of Fun on the Farm with you, your friends, and your family during our Fall Festival. We call the festival Shades of Autumn!
We kick-off the Fall season with the 14th Annual Tractors for Charity on September 8 – 9th. Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 9th. Our 14th Annual Classic Car Show is September 15 -16th. Stade’s 5th Annual Arts and Crafts on the Farm is September 22 – 23rd. Military Appreciation Day is September 23rd. Our Farmtractions Theme Park, with over 30 different attractions, is open Saturdays and Sundays beginning Saturday, September 8th – Sunday, October 28th. The Theme Park is also Fridays in October and Columbus Day (Monday, October 9th). We offer something for everyone to enjoy with your family and friends on our farm.
In addition, we are taking reservations for private events and school field trips now, please call 815-979-9212 to reserve your spot! Mark your calendars! Pumpkin picking at Stade’s begins the weekend of September 22, 2018.
We look forward to seeing you, your family and your friends in Fall of 2018!
Join us for a FUN-FILLED FUNDRAISING weekend at the Farm! We start off on Saturday, September 8th with smaller class tractors and trucks; including garden tractors, small and antique tractors, and light trucks. Also, for children ages 12 years and under, we offer a Pedal Pull, details to be announced.
Sunday’s event is for large farm tractors and larger pickups. This event is an MTTPA sanctioned pull, registration begins at 9 am, and the pulling event will begin promptly at noon. Please arrive early as no late registrations will be accepted.
On the East side of the Market, we will host our free Truck & Tractor Show. So please bring your family and friends, and your trucks, tractors, and construction equipment to display and share with others, if you have them.
Please visit our website for more information.
Join us for this Fun, Family Friendly Event! Whether you have a vehicle to display or enjoy seeing classic cars and trucks, this is the place to be on September 15 – 16th! Participants are welcome to arrive anytime beginning at 8:30 am and the show runs from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. We hope to see you, your family, and your friends at the Farm!