Harvest Season at Fair Oaks Farm

Seasons in Indiana are all felt to the extreme, and Fall/Indiana Harvest season is no different. Unarguably, some might state that it’s the best season we get around here in Greater Lafayette, IN. Beautiful colors fill the trees and wooded areas, abundance of fresh produce comes in the form of apples and pumpkins, crisp mornings and evenings, and outdoor festivities galore are just a few reasons why Fall makes the top of this list. While most Greater Lafayette, IN Fall festivals have unfortunately been cancelled for this season, do not fret! Hoosiers all over the state are getting the creative juices flowing, and we can’t love it enough. Let’s begin with our friends at Fair Oaks Farm. Exploring their meticulously maintained grounds is a treat any time of year, but here are some simple things they’ve got up their sleeve for the 2020 Harvest Season!

The Apple Orchard

The main attraction. Come anytime during the week to visit the apple orchard at Fair Oaks Farm. Here are the apple orchard specs from the website.

“Our Indiana apple orchard is located on 40-beautiful acres, with 10 different varieties of apples. Come pick your favorite apples, ride the wagons, rent golf carts and visit our ever-popular Pub in the Orchard.
DETAILS: Check in at the Harvest Market
$2 admission per person, $8 per bag to pick (10 lb bag)”

Click here to view the apple peaks throughout the season. Enjoy delicious types such as Honeycrisp, Gala, Jonagold, and more!

Hours & Info

  • Saturdays & Sundays
  • Aug 22 – Nov 1
  • 9 am -5 pm
  • Open Labor Day
  • Open Columbus Day

Nature Trail

“Come enjoy our relaxing new 1-mile nature trail that winds around our beautiful property. Walk through wooded paths and breeze through the open prairie trails.

If walking’s not your thing, hop a wagon ride or rent a golf cart!
Wagon rides are included with admission, and golf carts are $25/hr (4 people) and $35/hr (6 people).
Due to COVID, wagon rides are limited in capacity and frequency. Face coverings are required for all riders over 3 years old while on the wagon.”

The Pub in the Orchard and Picnics to go!

Here are more details from the website about this popular mid-orchard attraction!

“The ever-popular Family Pub in the Orchard is one of our favorite ways to toast the harvest or enjoy the apple orchard with a lunch-packed basket and blanket! We’ll be serving beer, wine, seasonal cocktails and non-alcoholic and kid-friendly beverages for all your apple-picking, nature-strolling, thirst-quenching needs!
Our Pub is located in the orchard, and open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am – 5 pm (weather dependent). Enjoy social distancing with face masks required while ordering.”

Additional Treats

  • Kid’s Games
    • “Kids, families, and the young at heart love playing cornhole, ladder ball, spike ball, tic tac toe, giant checkers and Jenga on our grounds.”
  • Chef’s Seasonal Favorites
    • “Fresh-made apple donuts, kettle corn, apple cider specialty drinks, fresh baked pastries and goodies, pumpkins, mums, and gifts!”
  • Picnic Baskets
    • “We offer picnic baskets filled with a meal and a blanket.  You can picnic anywhere reasonable along the nature trail or within the orchard.”

This entire blog post is inspired by and derived from the Harvest Season website at Fair Oaks Farm. Feel free to head over there for more information on the entire Fair Oaks Farm experience!

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