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Pleasant Valley Orchard Season Highlights

2021 Fall Apple Orchard Season

Plans are underway for our 2021 Fall Apple Orchard Season! We’re excited to welcome everyone back. The fall season will begin Labor Day Weekend, September 4, 5 & 6, 2021.

For all the tastes and colors of fall, there is no better place than an apple orchard! And Pleasant Valley Orchard offers that and more! Fresh, tree-ripened apples to delight your taste buds, hand-dipped caramel apples full of gooey goodness and beautiful pumpkins are a fall-lovers delight! We offer a low-key family atmosphere, with just the right elements.

You will find your favorite Minnesota Grown apples, Pleasant Valley Apple Pie, caramel apples, apple turnovers, apple brats, fresh apple cider, a HUGE assortment of pumpkins, gourmet foods, fall, farmhouse and Christmas decor and gift items.

We invite you to enjoy our scenic location during regular business hours.

Weekdays

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! Please note that we offer pick-your-own apples on weekends only. Hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.

Weekends

Pleasant Valley Food Trailer. We’re super excited to have our own food trailer where you’ll find us making and serving donuts and brats on the weekends! 10 am to 5 pm

Pick-Your-Own Apples. Picking is offered Saturdays and Sundays, only, on select varieties. Price TBD. We provide bags at the Pick Your Own Stand. Our friendly staff will show you where to pick. Bring your bag back to the stand to be weighed and priced. Pay for apples in the Apple Shed.

Hayrides. Take a scenic hayride throughout the orchard. Purchase tickets at the Appleseed. Cost: $4 per person.

Anniversary Weekend: September 11th & 12th. Special activities throughout the day including the Anniversary Fair, Music, and more.

Anniversary Fair. September 11th. Join us for a fun time, with our art, craft and vendor fair. We’ll have vendors located throughout the orchard, lots to choose from and to enjoy! Hours 10 am to 4 pm.

Music at the Orchard. Join us for live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons throughout the season. Featuring blue grass, old-time, gospel and country. Hours 1 – 4 pm unless otherwise noted.

September 11: 12-3 pm : Cedar Creek Band; 4-7pm : King Wilkie’s Dream

September 18: Rusty Cello,

September 19: Robert Bro.

September 25: Joey Stephens

September 26: Prairie Anthem

October 2: Tangled Web

October 3: Scotch Eggs

October 9: Joey Stephens

October 10: Scrapegoat

October 16: Robert Brothers

Pumpkin Patch. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick out your own very special pumpkin. Weekends starting September 25 through October 31.

November at the Orchard. The Orchard is open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays in November, starting November 2nd.We’ll have a good supply of apples, discounts on apple seconds, bakery, gourmet foods and fun Christmas decor and gifts. Its the perfect time to stock up on apples and pies for the Thanksgiving Holidays. Hours: 10 am to 5 pm.

Christmas Sale – December 2, 3 & 4. 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.  We do not do weddings.

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, email info@pleasantvalleyorchard.com.
Thank you.