Weekend Activities

There’s tons of fun every weekend at Curtis Orchard! There’s no admission charge, so enjoy our place for free, or pay for some of the affordable fun activities as you like. It’s up to you!

NOTE: Weekend activities are also available on Labor Day Monday, on the Friday before Columbus Day, and on Columbus Day itself.  As a result, prices on these three days will reflect the weekend rates.

Apple Picking — Early August through October

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Some varieties of apples are ready to pick now! Keep in mind, however, that:

1)  Not all varieties sold in the store are available for u-pick
2)  You must first purchase a u-pick bag in the store for orchard entrance.

U-Pick is not available after 5:30 pm.

U-PICK Admission Prices

  • 1/4 peck bag per person — $6
  • 5+ bags = $5 each
  • Each person over 36″ must purchase a bag to enter the orchard.
  • Kids under 36″ free with paid adult (no bag included).

Outdoor Activities

July 20th – October 29th

  • Munchkinland toddler area – free
  • Petting zoo – free
  • Giant Slide – $1
  • Putt ‘n Play – $2

August 29th – October 29th

  • All of the above, plus…
  • Obstacle course – $1
  • Wicked Orchard Shoot-Out (sling shot gallery) – $1
  • Wagon rides – $2
  • Giant Corn Maze – $5
  • Emerald City Rope Maze – $3
  • Pony rides – $5

Other Activities

  • Wayne’s Kettle Korn ($1 – $9). August 26th thru November 1st.
  • Face painting  ($3-$6). September 12th thru October 25th.

Play-All-Day Wristbands:

  • $8 (1st child), $6 (each addt’l child) through August 25.  Includes admission to Putt ‘n Play, unlimited play on the giant slide.
  • $25 each from August 26 through October 29.  Includes two pony rides, five rounds in the Wicked Orchard Shoot-Out, and unlimited play on all other activities.

Does not include face painting, horse-drawn rack wagon ride, or Wayne’s Kettle Korn.

The purchase of a child’s wristband includes a free wristband for one adult.


NOTE: This weekend wristband  price also applies to Labor Day Monday, the Friday before Columbus Day, and Columbus Day itself.

Purchase Weekend Wristbands Here!

Pumpkin Picking — mid-September through early November 

Curtis Orchard features plenty of pumpkins – small sugar pies to regular jack o’ lanterns, and everything in between.  Even weird, warty knuckle-heads and colored pumpkins like blue, white, and tan “Libby” pumpkins! Don’t forget that we have a wide variety of squash and gourds too.

Check out the Pumpkin Patch!

Live Entertainment — September & October 

Toe-tapping live music almost every Saturday & Sunday afternoon, starting around 12 noon!

Sat, Sep 021:00-5:00Denny K.
Sun, Sep 0312:00-3:00Big Bluestem String Band
Sat, Sep 0912:00-4:00Corn Desert Ramblers
Sun, Sep 1011:00-3:00Mike Jeffrey (Michael Hetherington)
Sat, Sep 1612:00-4:00The Jazz Collective
Sun, Sep 1712:00-4:00Mackville
Sat, Sep 2312:00-4:00Corn Desert Ramblers
Sun, Sep 2411:00-3:00Bones Jugs
Sat, Sep 301:00-2:30The Singing Men of 'GNN
Sun, Oct 0112:00-4:00Mackville
Sat, Oct 0712:00-4:00Corn Desert Ramblers
Sun, Oct 0812:00-3:00Big Bluestem String Band
Mon, Oct 0911:00-2:00Maria & Co.
Sat, Oct 1411:00-3:00Mike Jeffrey (Michael Hetherington)
Sun, Oct 1512:00-3:00Big Bluestem String Band
Sat, Oct 2112:00-4:00Corn Desert Ramblers
Sun, Oct 2212:00-4:00The Prairie Dogs
Sat, Oct 2812:00-4:00The Jazz Collective
Sun, Oct 291:00-5:00Denny K.

Are you an artist or band member interested in being part of next year’s lineup out here? Go to our Live Entertainment Consideration Request Form to be considered for next season!