Discover the joy of getting lost in the heart of our orchard amid 350,000 blooming red and yellow sunflowers in Connecticut's original Sunflower Maze! As you navigate along nearly two miles of twisting and turning pathways searching for the exit, fun trivia clues will help guide the way. Experience our unique Sunflower Maze and help a great cause -- $1 of each admission is donated to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Come meet everyone's favorite, The Cat in the Hat, who's making appearances throughout the day at the Apple Barrel, starting at 10a.m.
Children will have a great time making an apple pie in the Apple Barrel! Dressed just like a Lyman baker, and using Lyman's Own fresh, eco-certified apples and secret pie recipe, each child will make a 6-inch Hi-Top Apple Pie.
The World’s Largest Golf Outing is the single largest charitable golf event held on one day that makes a significant impact in the lives of those who need it most - our nation's veterans. This year, WLGO will benefit Fisher House Foundation. We look forward to seeing you for this important event!
Bring family and friends for a fun day picking peaches in the country with live music, great food and bushels of outdoor activities for all ages. Enjoy delicious Peach treats at the Apple Barrel; Go peach picking in the orchards; visit the Apple Barrel for cider donuts, treats at the Outdoor Grill and lots of fresh-baked Pies! Activities of the day include pony rides, fun family activities, face-painting for children, and more!
An old-fashioned farm-style Pig Roast at the Apple Barrel tent where we're serving up fresh-smoked pork, and all the fixings! Pre-paid reservations are required. Call 860.349.6043 to book your seat.
During this year's Peach Fest, don't miss "Air Cooled at the Orchard," an all Corvair and air-cooled Volkswagen Car Show, presented by Connecticut C.O.R.S.A. & the Connecticut Volkswagen Association.Judging is by People's Choice; prizes will be awarded for best in class and best in show. The Car Show is 9am to 3pm.
Join us as we celebrate the sweet, delicious, and often under-appreciated fruit – the Pear. You'll enjoy a fun day on the farm with Pick Your Own Pears and Apples, the Dancing with the Stars Corn Maze, sweet treats from the Apple Barrel, great family activities and more!
Come join the fun as some of the best regional and local bands perform live at the Apple Barrel tent to raise money with a silent auction for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!
With more than two miles of twisting and winding pathways in four acres of towering cornstalks, a hundred decision points, and just one way out, getting lost will be a lot of fun, and it's all for a great cause! $1 of every admission is donated to the American Cancer Society.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Have a great time painting a pumpkin while supporting a worthy cause! You pick out the pumpkin, we provide all the paints, glitter, and special decorating materials you can use! Located on the Apple Barrel grounds; proceeds will benefit the Middlesex Comprehensive Breast Center.
Enjoy cooking demos and free tastings of holiday dishes, appetizers, and desserts throughout the day. Take home some delicious holiday recipes created by our Chefs!
Join us for a run/walk through the picturesque hills of our orchard to benefit children with cancer. Also, kids can participate in a quarter-mile fun run! Benefits the Sunshine Kids Foundation for kids with cancer.
From Memorial Day to Columbus Day weekends, come enjoy a hearty outdoor country breakfast prepared by our chefs on the Apple Barrel deck! Available Saturday and Sunday mornings, 8:00am - 11:00am.