Free Entry 1st Responders weekend Sept 27-28, 2014

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Crest Hill – Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm continues tradition and is proud to pay tribute to America’s military and First Responders over the opening weekends of Pumpkin Fest 2014. The Siegel’s family welcomes all military and 1st responders to come to the farm and harvest some memories.

Military weekend Sept 20-21, 2014 — All military personnel along with their spouse, and children will receive free admission with a valid military ID. Bring your cameras for special guest appearances by the characters “Frozen” (Sat 1-3 p.m.) and Svengoolie (Sun 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.).

1st Responders weekend Sept 27-28, 2014 — All firefighters, police officers and EMT’s along with their spouses and children will receive free admission. Photo opportunities with and autographs from Rapunzel, Sophie the First, and Jake the Pirate (Sat 1-3 p.m.) and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Donatello, Raphael and Michael Angelo (Sun 1-3 p.m.) will be available.

General admission tickets includes over 20 attractions including:

  • Farm animals to pet and feed
  • Hayrack ride to the pumpkin field
  • Train rides and slides
  • Two cornfield mazes featuring Cubs’ Wrigley Field 100th Anniversary and Spookly the Square Pumpkin

Pony rides, Zombie Paintball Ride, Jumpin Blob Jamboree, Gem Mining, Climbing Wall and Spooky Spiral are available for a small additional fee. An array of food will be available from smoked turkey legs to apply cider doughnuts to homemade pie slices.

Pumpkin Fest is open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. including Columbus Day, Sept 20th thru Nov 1st.

For more information contact:

Kaity Siegel At 815-741-2693, via email at or by visiting the website at

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm is located at 17250 S. Weber Road, Lockport, IL.

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