Plan Your Fall Farm Visit
We aren’t just another place to pick your own apples, our farm offers guests a whole day experience with lots to do and see! Your Pick Your Own (PYO) admission ticket gives you access a full day of farm fun including:
– access to all of our PYO fields and orchards + container & cost of picked produce
– scenic hay wagon rides around our very LARGE farm
– admission to our A-Maze-Ing giant corn maze
– admission to our beautiful Blooming Giants Sunflower Trail
– admission to our Evergreen Adventure Maze
– access to our giant hay pyramid
In addition, our friendly farm animals are here to visit and you can enjoy live music on weekends and holidays. You’ll wait less and save money when you buy your tickets online before you visit. We hope you’ll come spend the day with us and make some memories!
Take a peek at our video to see what you can expect on your fall visit to Alstede Farms.
Ways to Save Money
Our weekday tickets include the same activities as our weekend tickets but are sold at a discounted rate. We highly recommend buying tickets online from our website before you arrive. No matter what day you plan to visit, by buying online, you will save money and wait less when you arrive. On busy days, we have a separate check-in line for online-purchased ticket holders.
Effective Sept. 5 – Sept. 29, 2023
PYO – Entry Ticket + Pint or 1/4 Peck Bag: $21.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 5 lb. Box: $26.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 10 lb. Produce Box: $34.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 25 lb. Produce Box: $62.99
Apple Box Special (2 Entry Tickets + (1) 25 lb. Box): $54.99
Family Pass (4 Entry Tickets + (1) 25 lb. Box): $82.99
Weekend and Holiday Prices:
PYO – Entry Ticket + Pint or 1/4 Peck Bag: $26.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 5 lb. Produce Box: $32.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 10 lb. Produce Box: $44.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 25 lb. Produce Box: $74.99
Fall Pricing – Effective Sept. 30, 2023
PYO – Entry Ticket + Pint or 1/4 Peck Bag: $23.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 5 lb. Box: $29.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 10 lb. Produce Box: $37.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 25 lb. Produce Box: $66.99
Apple Box Special (2 Entry Tickets + (1) 25 lb. Box): $57.99
Family Pass + Large Produce Box (4 Entry Tickets + (1) 25 lb. Box): $89.99
Weekend and Holiday Prices:
PYO – Entry Ticket + Pint or 1/4 Peck Bag: $29.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 5 lb. Produce Box: $35.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 10 lb. Produce Box: $46.99
PYO – Entry Ticket + 25 lb. Produce Box: $79.99
Anytime Add-on Children’s Activity Pass: $17.99
Includes (1) Pony Ride, (1) Bounce House Admission, and (1) Wagon Train Ride
(for children ages 2-12 who meet height and weight requirements)
Holidays that fall on weekdays, will follow weekend/holiday pricing.
Harvest Moon Hayrides
Available Friday and Saturday Evenings
Begins Sept. 22, 2023
Price: $19.99 per person.
The Harvest Moon Hayride event is available from 6-10 pm with last admission at 8:30pm. Admission includes hay wagon rides, corn maze by flashlight, pumpkin picking (price for pumpkin additional), live entertainment, warm campfire, Alstede Fresh Apple Cider and more!
Be sure to dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes for walking. Please note that there isn’t any shade out in the fields and orchards. If the weather is hot and sunny, you may want to wear a hat, sunscreen, and make sure you drink plenty of water.
For extra purchase, a variety of hot food, snacks, refreshments, and ice cream are available at the The Farmhouse District. Wine and hard cider tasting is offered by Tomasello Winery in our outdoor courtyard and inside our farm store. Rest rooms and infant changing stations are available for your convenience.
Handicap Accessible Hay Wagon Rides
We do offer handicap-accessible hay wagon rides with advanced notice. Please visit this page for more details.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What activities are there for children?
In addition to the activities included in your PYO admission ticket, for extra purchase, we also offer pony rides, bouncy house and wagon train rides for children ages 2 – 12. Tickets for children’s rides can be purchased online.
What can I pick?
Our PYO availability changes from day to day and we update our website accordingly. We recommend visiting our “What Can I Pick” page to see the most updated availability information.
Do I only have 30 minutes for picking?
No, you need to arrive during the 30 minute check-in time on your ticket. Once you’re checked in, you’ll have as much time as you need for picking.
Can I bring my own container?
No. Containers are included as part of your admission. We do not allow outside containers for picking.
What if I realize I need a bigger container?
You can upgrade your container – just inquire at the admission shed,
What happens if I don't arrive on time?
We highly recommend checking in during your 30 minute window. If you are late, there is a possibility you will have to wait before entering.
What is your pet policy?
Friendly pets are welcome outside the farm store area and near the animal area. Pets are not allowed to enter the Pick Your Own (PYO) area.
When are you open?
Please visit our Hours of Operation page to see the full schedule.