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Festivals and Farm Tours

Welcome to our farm to enjoy the outdoors during our special activities at the orchard, the beauty of spring during our Strawberry Festival, the bounty of fall during our Fall Festivals and Group Tours. The educational experience of an orchard tour and other family friendly activities make these events a highlight for many. We look forward to seeing you here.


2014 Fall Festivals

open to the public on Saturdays without reservations
Saturday September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 2014 and Columbus Day October 13, 2014.
To Download Our Festival Map Click Here
For Group Tours Monday thru Friday Click Here

Hayride orchard tours
Activities for all ages
Free samples
Lunch available

  • Hayride Orchard Tours 9 – 4
  • Straw Maze In the Big Barn
  • Mini Milo Maze and Children's crafts
  • Trike Bale Trail
  • Make a caramel apple
  • Free Samples of Apple Butter, Apple Cider, and Apples
  • Demonstrations 9am – 3pm:
    • Soap making demonstration
    • Applesauce demonstration
  • Orchard Agriculture Educational Displays

Adult Activities Combo $7
Includes Hayride Farm Tour, Make a Caramel Apple.

Child Activities Combo $9 (age 3 years – 15 years)
Includes Hayride Farm Tour, Make Your Own Caramel Apple, Treasure Bag and 3 Children’s Crafts

Activities when purchased separately

Hayride Farm Tour $5
Treasure Bag and 3 Children's Craft $3
Make a Caramel Apple $3




2014 Group Tours Monday thru Friday by Reservation

* To reserve a tour for your group Monday thru Friday, please
call Andrea at 717-445-5704

Welcome to our farm to enjoy the Fall Harvest Season during an educational experience. Group tours are scheduled Monday thru Friday 9 am - 3 pm from
October 1 to November 9.

Orchard Tour with Hayride

Orchard Tour

$6.00 / person
Enjoy a 45 minute tractor drawn educational hayride in the orchard.

  • Learn how apples grow, and how we care for many other fruits grown at Brecknock Orchard
  • Pick an apple
  • Visit our storage cooler
  • Watch the sorting process preparing the apples for market
  • Enjoy a snack of our fresh pressed apple cider and pretzels.
  • Receive an apple bag including a coloring book, pack of crayons, and an educational worksheet
  • Additional classroom activity sheets designed for teachers in the classroom are available upon request.
  • Free picnic area is available upon request when scheduling your group.
  • $2 off per person when scheduling a tour without a hayride

Additional Activities to Add to Your Tour

Pumpkins

Pick your own pumpkins $1.50 / person
On the tour we will stop at the pumpkin field and each person may pick one small 2- 5 lb. pumpkin. The group leader may pick 1 large free pumpkin.

Play Area, Straw Maze, and Mini corn Maze $2.00 / person
Featuring our large indoor straw maze, outdoor mini corn maze, and Play area. The Play Area includes trike bale trail, crate croquet, the corn kernel box with mini toys, swing set, and pumpkin yard games.

Make Your Own Caramel Apple $3.00 /apple
Each person will dip a fresh apple in our warm caramel, then roll in toppings and place in a closed container to take along home and enjoy. Dipping caramel may sound sticky for young children, but our helpful staff will assist your group, keeping it very easy and enjoyable.

Package Discounts

Apple

Combo Package $8.00 / person
Includes tour, picking an apple and a pumpkin, snack, apple bag, and the play area

Combo Package with Caramel Apple $10.50 / person
Includes tour, picking an apple and a pumpkin, snack, apple bag, and the play area and make a caramel apple

  • One leader per group will be free. Additional leaders and chaperones pay regular rate.
  • Please have group coordinator prepared to pay for your group in full when your group arrives.
  • Children under 2 years of age are FREE for hayride tour and the play area..
  • Minimum tour fee is $60.00

To schedule your group, please contact: Andrea Martin Phone: 717-445-5704
or Email brecknockorchard@frontier.com

Hayride tours and Festival activities are open to the public during our Fall Festivals on Saturdays with no reservations needed. Please ask to see our Saturday Fall Festival Brochure for more information.



Peach Festival

Saturday August 16, 2014

Come and enjoy a day at the orchard with your family and friends!

Pick Your Own Peaches & Nectarines
Wide trimmed grass walkways
Free Drinks for all PYO Customers
Containers Available

  • Free Hayrides to the Peach Orchard
  • Free Activities for Children
  • Demonstration how to preserve peaches by canning 11 - 3
  • Taste our Homemade Peach Coffee Cake Free Servings 11- 3
  • Lunch available
  • Peach Slushies, Peach Jam, Peach Pies and everything “Peachy”


Strawberry Festival

Saturday June 7, 2014

Come and enjoy a day at the orchard with your family and friends!

Clean weed free strawberry field
Free Bottled Water for all "Pick Your Own" Customers
Containers Available

  • Free Hayrides to the Strawberry Field
  • Free Activities for Children
  • Make Your Own Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • See and Taste our 6' Strawberry Shortcake with Strawberries and Cream, Free Servings at 11am
  • Lunch available
  • Strawberry Slushies, Strawberry Jam, and everything Strawberry