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Nathe’s 101 Market is a garden center in Otsego, Minnesota. This year-round market is best known for its all-ages fall family fun. Families appreciate that admission is charged by the activity, so you pay for only the activities you want to do. If you prefer, you can buy an online package! Parking is free.
Fall Fun, Pumpkin Patch & Maze at Nathe's 101 Market
The fall fun usually begins in late September and runs through late October. Traditionally there are fewer activities available on weekdays with all offerings on the weekends and during MEA. Activities include: Maze, Corn Pits and Max, the Pumpkin Jumper. For up-to-date annual information, see our Top 10 Twin Cities Corn Mazes for Families.
Available at the Fall Market:
- Locally-Grown Pumpkins & Gourds
- Corn Shalks
- Straw Bales
- Sweet Corn
- Fresh Produce
- Fall Decor
Year Round Fun at Nathe's 101 Market
Besides the fall festival, look for a Holly Jolly Market in early November, Santa Visits in December and year-round gardening classes. In March, families and individual can register for Joe's Basket Days to create their own hanging basket, which the garden center staff will care for until you pick it up in May.
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