Sonny Acres Sign
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Sonny Acres: A Family Tradition Continues On

Sonny Acres has been a staple in West Chicago as a family pumpkin farm since 1883.  All summer long there were rumors that the long-time owners were selling, and Sonny Acres would not reopen for the fall festival.  However, word slowly trickled out that Sonny Acres is under new ownership…

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Fall Family Fun: Siegel’s Pumpkin Farm

The first time I went to Siegel’s Pumpkin Farm was 5 years ago with my family and teenagers.  We had such a good time especially getting lost in the maze.  I couldn’t wait to visit again with my toddler and experience some of the other activities that Siegel’s has to…

Jacks Pumpkin Glow Logo
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Pumpkin Glow: What You Need To Know

The newest attraction to the standard fall festivities is Jack’s Pumpkin Glow.  Produced by the Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, The Pumpkin Glow is making its first appearance in the Chicagoland area and it is a must see. Family Fun 411 was invited as complimentary guest of Jack’s Pumpkin Glow all…

Round One Arcade Aurora
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Round One Arcade: Bowling & Amusement

More than Just a Mall Arcade The mall arcade has come a long way from when I worked at the mall in high school.  Round One Arcade has locations in malls across the county and have more to offer than just loud, flashing, video games. Bowling The biggest draw to…

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Yes, Topgolf is Kid Friendly

Topgolf is a golf experience that helps serious golfers and newbies enjoy the sport together.  It is our fall back, “where should we take Dad” for birthdays and Father’s Day and we’ve gone several times over the past years.  The first time we went with my toddler I had to…

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Bumblebee Play Cafe: Indoor Playground Fun in Elgin

Indoor playgrounds are all the rage.  In the Chicago area with our unpredictable weather they are the perfect solutions for indoor play. Bumblebee Play Cafe Indoor Playground in Elgin is a wonderful indoor playground. Perfect for children of all ages and a bonus for parents the coffee is great.  The…

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The Chicago Veggie Fest: Fun for Everyone

The Chicago Veggie Fest is Fun for the Whole Family No Matter What They Eat A Veggie Fest does not sound like something that would excite the family especially little ones and meat eaters.  Well not our family.  We are a very veganish friendly family with diet preferences that range…

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Family Friendly Baseball at Kane County Cougars

The Kane County Cougars have the most fun baseball experience for the whole family I have a close mom friend who swears by going to the Kane County Cougars games for easy family fun.  I’ve gone several times pre-baby but haven’t been since my son was born.  One of my…

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