Each year, the Carter’s Red Wagon Farm fall festival and pumpkin party incorporates a historical topic. For 2019, the 6.5-acre corn maze and interactive, themed-wagon ride focuses on the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Families from across northern Minnesota venture to the farm for a day of fun.

Brynn, 6, and Gemma, 2, McFarren pause to pose with gigantic pumpkins Thursday. They hail from Bemidji.
Brynn, 6, and Gemma, 2, McFarren pause to pose with gigantic pumpkins Thursday. They hail from Bemidji.

Admission price includes the wagon ride, straw bale maze, 6.5-acre corn maze, giant pumpkin boats, barrel train, crow shoot, Nerf crossbow wars, pumpkin propeller and much more. Children 2 and under are free.

Merritt Rogers of Becker tries his hand at pumpkin bowling. His aunt, Sarah Johnson of Akeley, brought him to the festival Thursday.
Merritt Rogers of Becker tries his hand at pumpkin bowling. His aunt, Sarah Johnson of Akeley, brought him to the festival Thursday.

The fall festival continues every Saturday through October, plus this Friday, Oct. 18. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hundreds of pumpkins, squash and gourds are available, along with Minnesota apples, jams, jellies, salsas and many other items in the general store.

Due to insurance limitations, alcohol, weapons, smoking and pets are prohibited on the grounds. Official service animals are allowed.

For more information, call 732-4979 or visit www.redwagonfarm.net or their Facebook page.