Apple Farms & Festivals
October is apple season in Tualatin Valley. So many varieties of apples are grown here, including many that you may have never heard of. With so much to celebrate this season, venture out to Tualatin Valley’s apple orchards for fun, festive and tasty experiences.
Bays Family Farm | U-pick
Bays Family Farm is a seasonal u-pick farm offering various fruits throughout the growing season. Currently, the farm offers several varieties of apples for u-pick. See crop availability >>>
Oregon Heritage Farms | “Ready picked” (no u-pick)
Oregon Heritage Farms has something for everyone. Come for the apples and stay for the fun. With 10 varieties of apples, Oregon Heritage Farms also offers cider and fresh local produce. See crop availability >>>
Sherwood Orchards | U-pick
Sherwood Orchards is a 150-year-old, 26-acre, u-pick orchard with 2,000 fruit trees offering many unique varieties. Pick your own apples (please bring your own containers). See crop availability >>>
Smith Berry Barn | U-pick and “ready picked”
Smith Berry Barn is a destination farm and garden market featuring the very best of Oregon’s bounty. Seasonal offerings include U-pick apples. The historic barn is filled with gourmet foods, distinctive gifts, an espresso bar and milkshakes made with fruit fresh from the farm. See crop availability >>>
Oregon Heritage Farm AppleFest | October 12 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Oregon Heritage Farms | Hillsboro | Free
Dive into farm living with a two down-home days of country music, apple tastings, mini hay maze and hay rides and more. Do not miss the caramel apples here. That is an order! Kids love the apple-shaped bounce house, too.
Heirloom Apple Festival | October 13 | 12-3 p.m. | Smith Berry Barn | Scholls/Hillsboro | Free
This annual apple festival goes all out with a variety of apple trees for u-pick, heirloom apple tastings, live music and (of course!) so delicious apple-infused treats.