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Fall Orchard Activities

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2015 Fall Activities

The Fall Orchard season will begin Labor Day Weekend and run through the middle of November. A trip to the orchard for tree-ripened apples, bakery treats and pumpkins is the perfect way to enjoy the crisp days of autumn. We offer a low-key family atmosphere, with just the right elements. You can find your favorite Minnesota apple varieties in our store, and on weekends, you have the option to pick them yourself.   

Daily

Weekdays is a relaxing time to enjoy the orchard.  Activities available every day include nature trail, farm animals, Kids Korral, corn box, picnic area, caramel apples, scones and turnovers, cookies and of course, apples and shopping! Hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.

Choose Your Adventure

On weekends we over a range of activities not offered during the week. You can choose your own adventure! We do not charge an entrance fee; you simply pay for the activities in which you participate!

Hayrides:  Take a ride through the orchard on a tractor driven hayride! Weekends beginning September 12 and running through the end of October.  Hayrides are available from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, last approximately 20 minutes.

Pick-Your-Own Apples:  Want to pick your own apples? You can! Weekends through the end of October, on select varieties, weather permitting.

Community Fair:  September 12.  We’re all about celebrating community and we’ve invited friends and neighbors who do direct sales marketing to spend the day!  Lots of practical, unique and fun items will be available for purchase. Hours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Music at the Orchard: Join us as neighbors and friends bring us live music at the orchard. Groups will feature classic, blue-grass, old-time, gospel and country. Saturdays beginning September 19.

Brat Feed and Old Fashioned Pie Social: Hugely popular — plan your trip around these community fundraisers that feature our delicious apple brats a a piece of Pleasant Valley Apple Pie. All proceeds go to the event hosts. Hours: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

September 27 hosted by the Falls Chamber of Commerce

October 5 hosted by the Center City Park Committee

Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch: Apples are the taste of fall and pumpkins are the color of fall! Take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch and pick out your very own pumpkin. Offered on weekends starting September 27 and running through the end of October, weather and supplies permitting.

MEA Weekend:  What better way to celebrate the school break than by heading out to the orchard? This week only we offer hayrides and PYO apples and pumpkins on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

November Barn Sale:  November 1 – November 14. The peak of fall is behind us and we enter the quiet season of November. The wood stove gently warms the apple shed, unique Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts are available along with all your fall favorites! Its the perfect time to stock up on apples and pies for the Thanksgiving Holidays. Hours: 10 am to 5:00 pm

Christmas Barn Sale: December 3, 4 & 5. Time for the last hurrah of the season and to celebrate Christmas all around! Unique, one-of-a kind items, sales on gourmet foods and of course our yummy pies and caramel apples! Great hostess gifts and last chance to stock up on your favorite apples and treats! Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

No reservations are required for our activities, but if you have a large group or would like to plan a group event, please let us know!

Click to View the Picnic Area Guidelines

We love it that our customers enjoy the beautiful view from behind our barns, we do too! However, to ensure that our picnic area is available to all of our customers, we ask groups to limit their use of picnic tables to 30 minutes on weekends.

If you wish to hold a family event or get-together with friends please contact us ahead of time. Call 651-257-9159 and leave a message or email info@pleasantvalleyorchard.com.
Thank you.