Fall Apple Picking for Families




Starting in September and continuing through the fall, orchards around the GTA area offer families the chance to pick their own apples. Many also host cool kids' attractions, including hayrides, petting zoos, bouncy houses and corn mazes. Some even sell home-baked treats. Be sure to call ahead to confirm hours, attractions, availability, and prices as weather and fruit conditions can cause changes.

We've rounded up a dozen places to pick your own apples...

Albion Orchards
905-584-0354
Albions Orchards located in Caledon is close to the city and apple picking starts end of August. They grow many different apple varieties native to Ontario

Applewood Farm Winery
905-640-5357
Applewood Farm located in Stouffville has 11 types of apples ready for picking in September.
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Berryview Farms
905-838-4777
Berryview Farms is a family-owned and operated apple orchard conveniently located in Caledon (just minutes north of Brampton) and about a half hour from most of the Greater Toronto Area. Berryview grows 13 popular varieties of apples.
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Brooks Farms
905-473-3246
Brooks Farms in Mount Albert has apple picking starting early September. The highlight of a visit to this farm is the Fall Fun Festival which runs on weekends starting September 10 and ending October 31, includingThanksgiving Monday. Kids can enjoy train rides, wagon rides, zip lines, a pumpkin cannon show, Sue Wee pig races, farm animals, a pirate ship, bouncing ponies, a playhouse, slides, and much more.
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Carl Laidlaw Orchards
905-456-2095
Carl Laidlaw Orchards located in Brampton opens in early September for apple picking. They offer over 20 varieties of apples.
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Chudleigh’s
905-878-2725
Chudleigh's in Milton has apple picking starting late in August but most crops are available in September right up until October. The farm offers over 20 varieties of apples. There are scenic tractor wagon rides, a variety of farm animals to visit and feed, a play area with 4 slides and tower, and a huge hay maze.
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Country Apple Orchard Farm
905-833-3434
Country Apple Orchard Farm in King City opens in late August. With approximately 5000 trees, they have been producing apples for over 27 years.
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Dixie Orchards
905-838-5888
Dixie Orchard is a family-owned and operated apple farm located in beautiful southern Caledon. You can pick apples from early September until the end of October. There are also Farm Animals, a Corn Maze & Straw Jump as well as Wagon Rides on weekends.
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Organics Family Farm
905-640-5206
Organics Family Farm located in Markham is currently open for pick your own and ready picked apples. The season runs to approximately mid October. They have a large variety of apples.
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Pingle’s Farm Market
905-725 6089
Pingle's Farm Market in Hampton has pick your own apples starting the second weekend in September. Fun Fall weekends take place from September to October. The Fun Farm includes: Visit to the farm animals, Bunnyville, Barn Bouncer, Mini-Golf, Giant Sandbox, Straw Maze, Giant Games, and more.
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Watson Farms
905-623-9109
Watson Farms in Bowmanville has pick-your-own apples starting early September. Tractor rides run on weekends and holidays only.
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Where do you go with your family to pick apples?

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