MSU Tollgate Farms Pumpkinfest - Great Lakes Ace Hardware Store
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Oct 7, 2023 - Oct 8, 2023 • 11am-5pm

Great Lakes Ace will be sponsoring the event and grilling up hot dogs all day! Come join the fun! 

MSU Tollgate Farm’s entrance on Meadowbrook Road is open and accessible only from 12 Mile Road. Just follow the signs through some road construction on northbound Meadowbrook and you’ll be directed to parking! 

Come, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkins. Food, music, farm animals, educational exhibits, wagon rides, and children’s activities all make for a fun fall outing on this historic 160 acre farm.   

$5 per person, ages 2 and under free. Wagon rides, music, educational exhibits, children's strawland, story time, and many children's activities are included. Tickets are sold for select activities including fishing, pumpkin painting, inflatable archery, target practice, etc. Pumpkins and concessions are sold for cash or credit. Parking is free. 

Every successful event has a team of great people who make it happen. Pumpkinfest has a wonderful team of staff and volunteers who love the Farm and offer their time to help make the event a fun time for all. Adults and youth aged 16 years and older are invited to volunteer for the Pumpkinfest event. Community Service hours for teens are also available. Sign up today by contacting Carmen Hamilton at

Tollgate Farm and Education Center is a 501(c)(3). Proceeds from Pumpkinfest help to support educational programming, along with schools and individuals who might otherwise not be able to attend programs and camps. To help support Tollgate’s mission through a sponsorship, in-kind donation or gift, please email Lisa Bahm, event coordinator, at or call (248) 347-3860 extension 200.