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. Please note, our apples are pre-picked but on weekends, you have the option to pick them yourself, in season, while supplies last.
Weekdays is a relaxing time to enjoy the orchard. Activities available every day include nature trail, farm animals, Kids Korral, corn box, picnic area, our famous caramel apples, scones and turnovers, cookies and of course, apples and shopping! Hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.
Hayrides: Weekends beginning September 17 and running through the end of October. Hayrides are available from 11:00 pm – 5:00 pm, last approximately 20 minutes and take you through the orchard. Cost $3 per person.
Pick-Your-Own Apples: PYO apples is offered on select weekends throughout the season on selected varieties, depending on availability, weather permitting.
Shafer Days: September 16 & 17. Check out all the activities in our little community this weekend! http://www.shafermn.com/notices/shafer-days-2016-events-schedule-here/
Music at the Orchard: Join us as neighbors and friends bring us live music at the orchard Saturday afternoons, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8 and October 15. Groups will feature classic, blue grass, old-time, gospel and country.
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch: Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick-your-own pumpkin on weekends beginning September 24 & 25 through the end of October, weather permitting.
Brat Feed and Old Fashioned Pie Social: On Sundays, join friends and neighbors at the orchard for a delicious apple brat and a piece of Pleasant Valley Apple Pie and support community organizations. All proceeds will go to the event host. Hours 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Minnesota MEA Weekend – October 20, 21, 22 and 23. Look for fun, fall and Halloween themed activities for the kiddos when you’re off from school. Hayrides will be offered each day.
12 Days of Halloween – October 20 – 31. We’re working on some new festivities for the Halloween Season. WooHoo or BOOboo! Details to come.
November Barn Sale – November 1-to close of season. The wood stove gently warms the Appleshed, 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.
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!
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 email@example.com.