Central MA Fall Apple Picking Guide
There is something so special about New England in the fall. In this guide you will find all the Central MA pick-your-own orchards– some even offer hayrides, mazes, fall treats, festivals and more. Please check websites before heading to the orchard, some orchards are only open on weekends or have special hours.
Apple Picking & More!
Hay wagon rides out to the orchard. Cider Donuts and other local foods in their country store, mums and pumpkins. PYO started August 26.
Bolton Spring Farm
One of the oldest and most scenic orchards in the area, large variety of apples. Wagon rides out to the PYO Apples and Pumpkins. Country Store. PYO began on September 2.
Take a tractor ride out to the PYO Apple Orchard. Farm Stand, picnic area and lots of homemade goodies. The Tuttle family has run the orchard since 1896! Labor Day weekend through Columbus Day.
Brookfield Orchards-No PYO Apples for 2023
North Brookfield (Opened Labor Day Weekend)
Country store, pumpkin patch, gift baskets, pastries, wagon rides, playground
PYO apples, country store, apple cider
PYO fall berries, apples and pumpkins. Wagon ride to the orchard, country store, cider donuts
PYO apples, pumpkins, petting zoo, mega-maze
Douglas Orchard and Farm
PYO apples, farm animals, country store
Fay Mountain Farm
65 Acre PYO Farm and Farm Stand owned by the town of Charlton
George Hill Orchards
PYO apples and pumpkins, country store, cider donuts, wagon rides to orchard, farm animals. Closed on Saturdays
Hollis Hills Farm
PYO apples and pumpkins, farm animals, country store
Sturbridge (PYO apples start on 9/16)
PYO apples and pumpkins, wagon rides, farm animals and tours, numerous weekend festivals with music
PYO apples, pumpkins, country store, maze
PYO apples, restaurant, farm store
Red Apple Farm
PYO apples, hayrides, farm animals, country store, festivals, walking trails
PYO apples, hayrides, corn maze, hiking trails
PYO apples, country store, picnic area
PYO apples and pumpkins, petting zoo, trail rides, rock climbing wall, gemstone mining. Festivals each weekend.
Tougas Family Farm
PYO apples and pumpkins, wagon rides, farm animals, cider donuts, concessions, play area
PYO apples (begins Sept. 9) and pumpkins, wagon rides, live music on Sunday afternoons, cider donuts, farm store
PYO apples and pumpkins, corn maze, wagon rides, concessions and ice cream
For fall events, see the WCKC Calendar Pages!