Harbes Orchard Apple Festival Takes Place Today (9/15)! Orchards are open for Apple Picking!
Harbes U-Pick Re-opens for the Season on September 5
Apple picking, pumpkin picking, Robin Hood interactive corn maze and spooky mazes highlight the activities every weekend at the Harbes Family Farm Orchard at 5698 Sound Avenue in Riverhead. Also at our Harbes u-pick farm are Hayrides, the Honey Crisp Café featuring our famous Cider Doughnuts, wine tastings for adults, music, pony rides and pedal karts for kids..
To celebrate the Fall season, the orchard will hold its Apple Festival on Saturday September 14 and Sunday September 15 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Pick your own at Harbes Orchard.
Live music, activities, games and specialty foods based on apples will fill the festival weekend calendar. There will be a special appearance by “Johnny Appleseed” to emcee the activities for children. Try our tree-ripened gourmet apples!
There are over eight varieties of apples that visitors can pick at Harbes Orchard. They are: Ultimate Gala, Honey Crisp, Daybreak, Jongagold de Coster, Golden Delicious, Shizuka, Aztec Rose Fuji, and Cameo. Details about these varieties can be found at http://www.harbesfamilyfarm.com/farm-orchard/apple-picking/. Harbes u-pick orchard uses a state of the art trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands. An “apple express” ride shuttles guests to the best apple picking areas. Admission includes a quarter-peck of apples.
Harbes Orchard is open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on September 5 and 6, and every Saturday and Sunday thereafter through October, (weather permitting). It is also open on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14.