Harbes Orchard

Harbes Orchard is OPEN Wednesday (9/19) – 9am-6pm

We’ll be picking Honeycrisp & Golden Delicious

Orchard General Admission Pricing

Early Bird Special – $10

MUST PURCHASE ADMISSION BETWEEN 9:00AM-10:30AM

Includes:

• Apple Picking with 3 lb. Bag

• Access to the Apple Express, our tractor-pulled wagon

• Live Music in the Courtyard (starts at noon)

Apple Outing Special – $14

Includes:

• Apple Picking with 3 lb. Bag

• Access to the Apple Express, our tractor-pulled wagon

• Live Music in the Courtyard (starts at noon)

Combo Value Pass – $18

Includes:

• Apple Picking with a 3 lb. Bag

• Access to the Apple Express, our tractor-pulled wagon

• Interactive Corn Maze

• Live Music in the Courtyard (starts at noon)

Apple Lovers “Big Bag” Special – $22

GREAT VALUE FOR APPLE LOVERS!

Includes the entire Combo Pass but with a LARGE 12 lb. Apple Picking Bag!

Important Admission Information

• General admission is required to enter the Farm.

• Kids 2 and under are FREE but do not receive an apple bag.

• Harbes Orchard 3 lb. Apple Bag holds 6-10 apples. All apples must fit in bag provided. Any additional apples that you pick you will be charged for. Bags and carriages subject to search

Hours & Rules of the Apple Orchard

*Attractions and Farm are open weather permitting, Always Check Website For Updates.

  • No Pets
  • No Outside Food or Drinks

Open weekends starting 9/1 through 10/28.

General Farm Hours: 9am-6pm

Entrance to farm requires admission

Corn Maze Hours: 10am – 5:30pm

Also open on the following weekdays:

  • Monday, 9/3 (Labor Day)
  • Monday, 9/10 and Tuesday, 9/11 (Rosh Hashanah)
  • Wednesday, 9/19 (Yom Kippur)
  • Monday, 10/8 (Columbus Day)

SPOOKY MAZE (Nightime):

  • Open Friday and Saturday nights starting 10/5 through 10/27
  • Special Opening Columbus Day Weekend Sunday Night 10/7
  • Spooky Maze Hours: 7pm-10pm (last admission 9:30)
  • MUST bring a flashlight or purchase one or use a cell phone flashlight

Location

5698 Sound Ave, Riverhead NY 11901 | 631.683.8388

*Just East of Manor Lane on Sound Ave.
*Only 2 miles West of our Mattituck Farmstand

“What a great day we had today at Harbes. Apples ripe and juicy and just the right height for the kids to reach for themselves. The corn maze was alot of fun too. We’ll definitely be back.”

-Anthony A.

Apple Varieties and Ripening Times

Early September

Description
Ultima Gala A great choice for snacking, Gala is a variety developed in New Zealand. It has a mild flavor that “picky eaters” prefer, plus a striking bright yellow-red color that also makes it visually appealing.
Zestar An early season apple that’s juicy, with a light and crisp texture.
Sansa Sansa is sweet with some acidity.  Resembles a Gala flavor.
Blondee A superior early yellow apple that is sweet and crunchy.
Gale Gala A great choice for snacking, Gala is a variety developed in New Zealand. It’s got the mild flavor that “picky eaters” prefer, plus a striking bright yellow-red color that also makes it visually appealing.
Rubymac Rubymac is a red apple that has balanced flavors with some pleasing tartness. 
Mid September
Honeycrisp Complex, sweet-tart flavor, Honeycrisp are excellent for eating and salads and good for sauces, baking, and pies.  The apple is juicy and super-crisp with yellow flesh.
Daybreak Fuji Fuji apples have it all – they’re super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crisp, and ideal for snacking.
Crimson Crisp Extremely crisp. Very good, rich flavor that is sweet, sharp and spicy.
Late September
Golden Delicious Mild with a sweet flavor, Golden Delicious are juicy and crisp with a light yellow flesh.  They are excellent for eating, salads, and sauces and good for pies, baking, and freezing.
Crown Empire Born of Red Delicious and McIntosh parents, this apple is superior to both parents in flavor and storability. The creamy white flesh is crisp & juicy; sweeter than it is tart. Excellent for fresh eating, cooking & cider.
Snapdragon A new New York apple characterized by “monster crunch.” One of its parents is the Honeycrisp, and you’ll love the spicy/sweet flavor.
Early October
Jonagold De Coster It’s a cross between mellow Golden Delicious and tart Jonathan apples, and creates a great aroma when baked in apple pies.
Shizuka Yellow with red-orange blush. Sweeter with less acid than Mutsu and excellent flavor.
Autumn Gala The fruit color is orange-red and overall quality is similar to that of traditional Gala.
Cameo A bright, red-striped apple with a creamy orange color; firm and crisp. It has a thin skin with a sweet/tart flavor, and makes a great fresh eating apple. 
Keepsake Keepsake is a hard, very crisp apple with juicy light yellow flesh. Strongly aromatic flavor.
Red Jonaprince Jonaprince has the large size and excellent flavor of its parent, Jonagold Prince. Very popular with good flavor.
Crimson Topaz Crimson Topaz has a thin flesh with a crisp, juicy interior. Just as the name implies, it is a deep shade of crimson. This apple is also balanced with tart and sweet flavors.
Mid October
Suncrisp This apple’s color gives it a sunset-worthy appearance. The fruit is sweet, rich and mildly aromatic.
Albermarle Pippin This old time or “antique” apple variety was an important commercial variety in the early 1900s. The fruit is greenish-yellow, medium to large with excellent fruit quality.
Red Cameo Crisp, juicy, sweet-tart flavor, Red Cameo is good for eating or baking.
ruby frost RubyFrost boasts a beautiful rich color and definitive crisp texture, blending a delicate balance of sweet and tart flavors that make it an ideal pairing with a glass of red wine or a light fresh salad. It’s also a great new baking and recipe ingredient choice.
Late October
Enterprise A modern American late-season apple with a sharp flavor.
Gold Rush A modern apple variety related to Golden Delicious, with crisp hard flesh and a good sugar / acid balance.
Aztec Rose Fuji Fuji apples have it all – they’re super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crisp, and ideal for snacking.
Maslin Pink Lady Pink Lady has a flavor best described as crisp, juicy and tangy.