Field Trips

Your school will have fun and enjoy the day safely at Beggs Family Farm


Good people are hard to find, unless you're at our farm - we're everywhere!


Schedule your bus tour or schedule your next visit for fun with the kids!

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Beggs Family Farm - Sikeston, MO

Beggs Family Farm is part of Beggs Melon Company, Inc., a real working farm that has been in business since 1895. We are proud of our farming roots and want to share the farming experience. Beggs Family Farm offers opportunities to observe a working farm at our school field trips and our seasonal festivals.

Seasonal Festivals

Bring your group or whole family out for one our Fall Harvest Festival. See a working farm, get lost in the The MAZE© cornfield maze the Miner Max® maze, relax on a wagon ride, interact with the farm animals, pick your own pumpkin right from the patch, eat delicious home-made fudge, and stock up on all your seasonal supplies.

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Pricing is $11.40/person plus tax for ages 24 months (this means if they are 2 they pay) and up for weekends and during the week $9.50/person plus tax . Pumpkins are a separate charge of 35 cents per pound plus tax. Cash, credit card or checks accepted. ATM on site.


All days are weather permitting! September 29 -October 31
Wednesday and Thursday 9 am -2 pm
Fridays 9 am - 4 pm
(during the week wagon rides are limited and on a set schedule due to attendance and some activities are not offered, ex. Boo Barn and Cow Train)

Saturday check calendar hours vary 10 am - check calendar
(some activites stop prior to dusk and we are a REAL farm with very few lights, we advise parents with small children to visit during daytime hours and visitors at night to bring flashlights) 
Sunday 10 am - 6 pm


What is there to do at Beggs Family Farm?

Our family farm offers over 30 activities and a themed 10 acre corn maze.  Check out some pictures of our activities.

When is Beggs Family Farm open?

Our farm hours and dates can be found on our calendar.  

Is there an admission to get into Beggs Family Farm?

Pricing for weekends is $11.40 plus tax per person age 24 months and up.  Children who have NOT YET had their 2nd birthday are free.  October weekday admission price is $9.50 plus tax per person age 24 months and up, not all activities available.

What is included with  admission to Beggs Family Farm?

All activities are included with your paid admission except activities which are optional.  These activities and approximate cost are listed below:   paintball arcade $1-$8, animal feed 25 cents, lazer arcade $1/game, gemstone sluicing $6-$20, camel or pony rides from an outside vendor $5,  pumpkins 35 cents/pound, any food or purchase from concessions and gift shop.

What if I don't plan on doing any activities, do I still have to pay admission:

Beggs Family Farm is an admission based farm.  We have activities for all ages and activity levels.  We promise that you will have a great time, and that there is plenty to do while making memories.

Where is Beggs Family Farm located?

We are located 10 minutes north of Sikeston, MO.    Get directions

Can my family bring our dog or pet to Beggs Family Farm?

Sorry, no dogs during our Harvest Festival.

Do you offer discounts?

We offer discounts for active duty and retired military personnel and their immediate family with ID.  We also offer discounts for seniors, youth groups and a scout day.

Are there group rates?

We offer group rates, corporate rates and days, as well as discounts for churches, youth groups, scouts, sorority/fraternity and colleges.  Pre-registration is required.

Do you have pumpkins?

Yes!  We are a pumpkin farm.  We have pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, varieties and colors .  We also offer a variety of gourds and squash .

Do you offer parties at Beggs Family Farm?

We have great parties!  We offer birthday party packages, as well as reserved tables for family reunions, church groups, and gatherings.  We can also custom design a party package to meet your needs, some of which include food and beverages.  Contact for details, and check out our party page.  

Are there restrooms?

Yes, we offer restrooms (not port-a-potties) in three areas of our farm.  All restrooms have running water, changing tables, and are handicap accessible.

Is there any food or drink for sale at the farm?

We offer several locations on the farm to purchase food and drinks.  The farm serves cheeseburgers, barbecue, hotdogs, chicken, fries, pizza, funnel cakes, fudge and more.  View our food page for a list and approximate cost.

Can outside food or drink be brought into the farm?

We do not allow outside food or drinks to be brought into the farm.  The only exclusions to this rule is for school field trips, group packages with a bonfire and persons with dietary restrictions.   We do not allow alcohol at anytime on the farm.  

Once in the farm, can we return to our car and still be admitted back in?

Yes, we use a colored wristband system for admission.  Once in the farm you may leave and return as many times as needed on the day of your visit as long as you are wearing your wristband.

What type of payment does Beggs Family Farm accept?

We take cash, checks(with ID), Mastercard, Visa, debit card, and have an ATM on site.


Last admission sold one hour prior to closing., but this will not give you sufficient time to do all activies, some attraction close at dark, the corn maze is not lit (bring a flashlight), and the farm has minimum lighting.  We suggest 3-4 hours to enjoy all the farm has to offer.

No pets allowed.

No outside food allowed.

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