Celebrate fall by enjoying a nice family day outdoors picking Ontario apples. Choose from the list below of friendly pick-your-own apple farms in the Niagara Region.
Silmaril Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Silmaril Farm is a small family run farm that offers an assortment of farm fresh products throughout the year. The farm is home to a small flock of sheep, angora goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks and assortment of other critters. The farm produces 7 varieties of apples which begin to ripen in September. MacIntosh, Honey Crisp, Empire, Red and Golden Delicious, Mutsu (Crispin) and Ida Red are available for your family to pick and enjoy for months to come. Fresh pressed, pasteurized apple cider will be available from mid September right up until Christmas. Call ahead to be sure of picking dates and varieties
Address: 144 Russ Rd., Grimsby, ON
Windwood Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
A family operated farm located on the beautiful Beamsville ‘Bench’, Windwood Farms has become a traditional destination for families and friends to pick fresh and tasty Apples, Pears, and Plums. The farm is also home to a big pumpkin patch where you can personally select that perfect specimen to carve into something special. The quaint market is the place to go for fresh seasonal vegetables, pre-picked fruit, baked goods, and of course, Windwood’s Famous Apple Cider.
Address: 4198 King Street East, Beamsville, Ontario
Phone: 905-401-0515 or 905-563-7106
Parkway Orchards (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Parkway Orchards is a pick your own fruit farm with cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apples and grapes available throughout the early summer to fall.
Parkway Orchards offers pick your own fruits as well as a shop with baked goods, sandwiches and ice cream.
Address: 15000 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Duffin Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Pick-Your-Own apples, cherries, pears, peaches, plums, rhubarb, and pumpkins,
PYO Open July 1 every day from 8 am to 8 pm
Address: 1541 Rice Rd, Welland
Puddicombe Estate and Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery harvests its own fruits to provide fresh produce and a wide variety of value added products such as hand-baked pies, jams, jellies, cookies, tarts, strudels, cider, fudge and wines. Puddicombe Estate allows you to pick: Sweet & Sour Cherries, Blueberries, Apples, Pears and Pumpkins.
Mac’s & Empires – Start – Middle of September
Ambrosia & Honey Crisp – Start – End of September
Cortland, Spy, Fuji, Red & Yellow Delicious – Start – Beginning of October
Granny Smith – Start – Middle of October
Basket sizes available: 10 pound bag
Address: 1468 #8 Highway, Winona, ON
Mathias Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Mathias Farms is a family owned and operated fruit farm that offers pick your own and ready picked fruit to the public. Children are welcome, as long as their family supervises them. Bringing your own container is helpful, but not necessary. All interested parties should call first to inquire as to the picking conditions before coming out to the farm. This is especially true for large groups.
Crops available for pick your own are sweet cherries…sour cherries…red and black raspberries….mulberries….
Address: 1909 Effingham Street, Ridgeville, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 892-6166