Events and Ongoing Programs

  1. Coronavirus Update
    The park’s Gift Shop, animal barns and playground are open. We are currently allowing rentals of 25 people or less in our classroom.  
    Read more on the Park Board's Coronavirus response here.

  2. [View Corn Maze map]


  1. Pumpkin Patch


    Pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sept. 26-Oct. 25
    TIME
    Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    Free admission, pumpkin prices based on weight.

     


  2. Corn Maze


    Corn has never been so ear-resistible! Get lost in our corn maze (may take an hour).

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sept. 26-Oct. 25
    TIME
    Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    Free

     


  3. Bonfire Rentals


    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park has 3 fire pits located on the main campus that are available for rental. Bonfire rentals include Rutledge-Wilson staff starting the fire and adding wood as needed, wooden bench and picnic table seating. Feel free to bring food to cook over the fire, tents, lawn chairs, extra tables if needed, and please provide your own roasting stick/forks. Bonfire rentals are a great option for birthday parties, graduations, family reunions and community groups.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Tues.-Sun.
    TIME
    12-2 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $40/Hour with 2 hr. minimum; $125 after hours fee

     


  4. Adopt an Urban Garden


    Enjoy the benefits of gardening and growing your own food — even if you don’t have a yard! Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park has 60 raised garden beds available for rent March-October. Choose from 8’x16’ or 16’x16’. You chose what to grow. Maintenance and watering are your responsibility. All garden beds are filled with topsoil and organic matter, with several water sources are on site. Plots are open dawn to dusk. Previous renters may renew garden plots Jan. 2. New renters may reserve plots Feb. 1.

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    March-October
    TIME
    Open daylight hours
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $25 / 8x16 ft. plot(optional prep fee $15), $40 / 16x16 ft. plot (optional prep fee $30)

     


  5. Themed Educational Field Trips


    Fun and engaging educational field trips are available for pre-school through 5th grade classes. Designed to assist teachers by aligning with Missouri State Standards. Classes are 30-60 minutes long, and may include up to 45 students. Classes in the temperature-controlled barn classroom.

    AGE
    Preschool-5th grade
    DATE
    By appointment, Tues.-Fri.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $2.50/Student 30-minute class; $3.50/Student 60-minute class; Some schools qualify for discounts

     


  6. Fishing Pole Rentals


    Take the kids fishing in our one-acre stocked fishing pond. Hourly fishing pole rentals, available in the gift shop, include everything you need: fishing rod, reel and bait. Fishing is catch-and-release only, no keepers, and a license is not required.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    April-Oct.
    TIME
    9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily
    FEE
    $5/hour