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Fall Orchard Activities

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2016 Fall Activities

 Fall Hours:  Open Daily 10 am to 6 pm

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.

Weekend Activities

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.

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

  • October 1 – Paul Dennisen and Friends
  • October 8 — Thea Ennen
  • October 15 – Pleasant Valley Cloggers

Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch: Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick-your-own pumpkin on weekends beginning October 1 & 2 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.

  • October 2 hosted by the Center City Park Committee.

NEW! 12 Days of Halloween – October 20 – 31. Spooktacular special activities beginning October 20 through Halloween, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, fall crafts and special promotions! (Weather permitting).

  • October 20, 21, 22 and 23:  Fun fall crafts in the morning, hayrides, hayride to the pumpkin patch.
  • October 29 & 30: Free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch with hayride (while supplies last).
  • October 29:  Pumpkin bake-off.
  • October 31:  Free hayrides at 4:00 and 4:30 for kids in costume.

NEW! Pumpkin Bake-Off – October 29. Show your pumpkin pride by entering the 1st annual pumpkin bake-off!  Pick up your registration form and pumpkin between October 15 and 28. Download registration form and information here. 

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!

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.