A fun place to plant memories and harvest smiles!


Uncle Bill’s Farm in Grinnell, Iowa is the place to take your loved ones to enjoy plenty of family friendly fun!  We have lots and lots of safe, farm-style attractions that many thousands of folks have enjoyed for over 25 years.  No matter the weather, the farm has plenty of indoor and outdoor fun on tap as well as several picnic shelters, indoor rest rooms (not portables) and free parking.  Folks look forward to all the new things Uncle Bill adds to the farm fun each year.

Tractor ride

10 Acres of Pumpkins

Weather and ground conditions permitting, take a wagon ride to the field to pick your own very special pumpkin.

Tractor ride

Uncle Bill’s Train Depot (Weekends)

Every weekend ride the Uncle Bill Express train and have some fun.


Corn Pool

Always a farm favorite! Swim in bushels of fun in our giant Corn Pool.

Indoor Glass Bee Hive

Indoor Glass Bee Hive

Without bees, Uncle Bill wouldn’t have pumpkins! Now you can see what the inside of a real bee hive looks like and learn all about the importance of bees.

Chick Incubator

Chick Incubator & Brooder

You can see real chicks hatching through the glass door of one of our incubators and watch newly hatched chicks in the brooder.

Live entertaintment

Live  Entertainment (Weekends)

Every weekend you can find hourly, family friendly shows on our Big Barn Loft Stage.

Orange pillow

Giant Jumping Pillows

Kids and adults love these Giant Jumping Pillows. One Giant Jumping Pillow is for the Big Kids and the other Pillow is for the Wee Ones.

Black Goat

Farm Animal Haven

Feed the precocious pygmy goats and watch them climb the Golden Goat Bridge. Toss the chickens some feed and watch them scramble to peck at it. Elton & Lily the mule and donkey enjoy visitors. From time to time there will be other special animal residents to see.

Corn Maze

Giant Corn Maze

A new corn maze designed to top the list of great fun on the farm.

Tree House

Farm Playground

With super slides to get you down from a bird’s eye view of the farm-boys and girls are sure to enjoy some tree house time. The Pumpkin Play House is decked out with lots of fun things for imaginative play time.  We also have teeter totters, trikes, wooden tractors and trucks as well as other old fashioned playground equipment.

Kid Train

Kiddie Kow Train (Weekends)

It’s as much fun to watch the kids riding the Kiddie Kow Train as it is for the kids riding in the barrel shaped cattle cars. Come join us Saturday and Sunday for a fun ride around the farm.

Gift shop and food

Gift Shop and Restaurant

Playing at the farm makes everyone hungry and thirsty and Uncle Bill has all sorts of delicious food and drinks for you!  Uncle Bill is serving up pulled pork sandwiches, chili, nachos, and hot dogs.  For your sweet tooth, there are caramel apples, freshly popped kettle corn, cookies and donuts.   There are always fountain drinks, apple cider, 100% apple juice, hot cocoa, bottled water, coffee and cappuccino available to warm you up or cool you down.

Maizie the cow

Maizie the Milk Cow

Experience what it is like to milk a cow. Maizie is a life sized fiberglass cow that children enjoy “milking” and having pictures taken with.

girl and scarecrow

Photo Opportunities

Say pumpkin! Take advantage of our decorative, fall-themed backdrops for family and group photos!

Uncle Bill's Farm - 244 400th Ave., Grinnell, Iowa | 641-236-7043

Weekdays (Pumpkin season)
Monday through Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Admission $8.00 Ages 3 and up
Live shows on weekends only
Weekends (Pumpkin season)
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00pm
Admission $11.00 Ages 3 and up
Live shows on weekends