Farm fresh produce, U-Pick fruits and vegetables, and family fun!

Farm InfoFall Festival, Pumpkins & More

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 fresh fruits and vegetables that we sell directly to consumers through our Farm Market.

Our farm is also popular for u-pick fruits and vegetables including strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, 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, great food and lots of fun.

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Hours and Location


Our market is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. These hours will continue through December 23rd at 3pm.

We are located at:
3709 Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60051

Stade’s is a SMOKE-FREE Farm (including vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens,electronic cigarettes (ECigarettes), e-pipes, and all other ENDS) and for the health and comfort of all our guests, we appreciate you not smoking while you visit us.

Sorry, Guests dogs (and pets) are not allowed at the farm. Of course, service dogs are allowed.

Stade's Farm and Market


Be sure to check the weather before you come to visit us!

Most of the activities at Stade’s Farm and Market occur outside. If you are planning a visit for our u-pick fruits and vegetables or farm attractions please check the forecast first, as we do sometimes need to cease outdoor activities due to inclement weather.





Shades of Autumn


“Shades of Autumn” is our annual Fall Festival at Stade’s Farm & Market. Located in McHenry County in northern Illinois, Shades of Autumn is a great place to bring the whole family to enjoy nature’s bounty, plus great entertainment, during the most beautiful time of the year. During Shades of Autumn you can experience a day on the farm filled with family fun and forever memories.

Enjoy a FREE tractor pulled wagon ride to our 33 Acre Pumpkin Patch to pick your own pumpkin! We have pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors; each pumpkin you pick is $7 or purchase FOUR or more pumpkins for $6 each. We accept cash and all credit/debit cards (except American Express).

Stade’s Farmtractions Theme Park is open 10 am – 6 pm, weekends only; Saturdays and Sundays in September and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October. In addition the theme park will be open Columbus Day, Monday, October 10th. For more information click here. All Children, 15 years and younger, must have adult supervision at all times while visiting the farm.



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Worship Services

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Our weekly outdoor Worship Services are held at 10 am every Sunday (rain or shine) through October 30, 2016. . Bring your family and friends for an uplifting message, inspiring worship music and free donuts and coffee! Check out Facebook, Twitter or Google+ for the most current information about all things on the farm.

Market Info

Farm Fresh Produce

Our market is bursting with fresh, hand-picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits for you to enjoy!  In addition to Stade’s famous delicious sweet corn, tomatoes and all the other vegetables, fall produce has arrived. There are several types of squash and pumpkins now available. You can shop at our Ringwood/McCullom Lake Road stand through October 2, 2016 when we will close for the season and re-open in July of 2017.  The main Market (on Miller Road) hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily and will continue through December 23rd at 3pm.

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.

Produce Calendar

Our Mission

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

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