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Fall is in the air in the suburbs.
The pumpkin patches are open, the hot cider is steaming and haunted houses are popping up throughout the area.
Patch editors put together a collaborative map to show you all the best places to celebrate fall throughout the Chicago suburbs.
Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know in the comments or add it to the map yourself! It's open for input from readers.
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Here's just a small sampling of places you'll find on the map:
- Grayslake Fall Farmers Market runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday, Oct. 13 through Dec. 22.
- Grayslake Park District 5th Annual Pumpkin Fest takes place Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.
- Patch 22 in Wadsworth is family-run farm that offers a pumpkin patch, hayrides, petting farm, pony rides and a spooky hayloft. Visit on Saturdays and Sundays, throughout October, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the farm is free, activities are various prices.
- Susanna Farms in Lake Villa has a pumpkin patch with pumpkins already gathered from the field, There are farm animals to visit, a hayride, a haunted hayride and corn maze. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are various prices for activities.