Pahl's Country Store
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Santa Experience

Choose your own pumpkins from our Pahl's u-pick patch, or sit back and relax while your children enjoy exciting rides and tasty treats from our Country Store.


Have a very Merry Christmas!

November 23 - December 22

Fridays 4-7 pm | Saturdays & Sundays 11-7 pm

Santa awaits in his cozy little cabin! Visit Santa, roast marshmallows and drink hot cocoa at Pahl’s Santa Experience! Take a tractor-pulled hayride into the forest where Santa awaits in his little cabin. Stay warm by the bonfire and enjoy the serene snow covered woods.



Entrance Fee: $8 (Family rate available)

Christmas Trees & Wreaths for sale | Hot Cocoa, coffee and more available in the store

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Field Trips:

Classes are welcome to visit Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch and Santa Experience! Group rates include marshmallows and hot dogs. Entrance fee ranges from $4-6 (children 4 and under are free).

To schedule a field trip, call (231) 269-4400!


See the map to the right, or follow the directions below. You'll know you've arrived at Pahl's when you see the biggest goat walk in Northern Michigan!

From Traverse City: Go south on M-37 for 18 miles. This will bring you into the Village of Buckley. There will be a yellow blinking light guiding you to stay right on M-37 through Buckley. Continue on this road for 1.2 miles as M-37 takes a big curve south. You will see Pahl's Country Store at the second driveway on your left. 

From the south: Take M-37 from Mesick for just under seven miles. You'll see Pahl's Country Store on the right, just before the big curve toward Buckley. 


Pahl's Pumpkin Patch and Country Store

11168 N M-37
Buckley, MI 49620

(231) 269-4400

Santa Experience Hours:

November 23 - December 22
Fridays 4-7 pm Saturdays & Sundays 11-7 pm