Homestead Freedom Festival
June 20-21, 2025

The Midwest Homesteaders Event

Early Bird Tickets Available July 4th, 2024!


Southfork Homestead PUmpkin Patch

The Homestead Freedom Festival is held at a 150-year-old homestead in very rural and remote East Cental Illinois just off I-70.

Southfork Homestead Pumpkin Patch
12230 E 275th St
Paris, IL 61944

Look for this sign

Note: Please look for and follow directional road signs. When you are within a mile of the homestead, all roads will be concrete or blacktop, if you end up on a gravel road, you made a wrong turn.


  • From I-70, take Exit 147 in Marshall, IL for US Route 1.
  • Go North (toward Paris, IL) for 5.5 miles.
  • Turn left (West) on county road 200 N for 1.3 miles.
  • Turn right (North) on Preston St and quickly turn left (West) on country road 225 N.
  • In 1.7 miles, turn right (North) on country road 1200 E for 0.7 miles.
  • Turn right (East) onto E 300th Rd (300 N), follow the curve, and you will see the event.


Several hotels and Airbnb rentals are nearby.

  • 10 minutes: Marshall, IL
  • 30 minutes: Terre Haute, IN
  • 1 hour: Charleston, Effingham, and Mattoon, IL

Or get a Special RV Ticket to stay on-site! Special RV Tickets

Nearest Notable Cities

Southfork Homestead is in the heart of the Midwest.

  • 30 minutes: Terre Haute, IN
  • 1.5 hours: Indianapolis, IN
  • 2.5 hours: St. Louis, MO
  • 3.25 hours: Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; and Louisville, KY
  • 4 hours: Columbus, OH and Davenport, IA
  • 4.5 hours: Milwaukee, WI
  • 4.75 hours: Nashville, TN
[Please enable JavaScript.] 12330 E 275th RdParis, IL 61944

8am-5pm June 20th & 21st, 2025

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