By: Erik Taylor

Apple Picking Farms in the GTA & Southern Ontario

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Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario. If you know of a great spot that is not in our list please share it with our readers by adding a reply at the bottom of this page.
Apple Season typically runs from Late August to November, with peak season in September. Check with the farm for their picking season, and always call ahead to check hours as they can change.


 

Where to Pick Apples:

 

Chudleigh’s

9528 Regional Road 25, Milton ON
905-878-2725
 
Chudleigh's grows over 22 varieties of apples that are available for picking. There are over 47,500 trees across 60 acres in the orchard. Peak picking season is in September and October, and early apples are ready mid to late August. Time slot tickets will be sold for the 2021 season. Admission: Adults $15.00, Children & Seniors $13.00. Open daily (times vary)... More

William’s Orchards

10101 Hume Ct, Milton
(905) 876-4220
 
William’s Orchards continues the classic fall tradition of apple, pear, and ply picking. Unlike most modern orchard, they offer free admission and doesn’t charge for parking. Just pay for the fruit you pick. There is also a barn stocked with pre-picked apples, pears, and plums seasonally, local honey, and non-alcoholic apple cider. No appointment is necessary... More

 Williams Family Fruit Farm

6063 Fifth Line, Milton
(905) 876-2606
 
In September, they start with Honeycrisp, Gingergold, MacIntosh, and Royal Gala.  After that, Ambrosia, Jonagold, Macoun, Mutsu, Cortland, Golden Russet, Spartan, Snow, Red and Golden Delicious will be available.
In response to customers' requests, they have re-introduced historic heritage apples such as Northern Spy, Snow, Spartan, Wealthy and Cox Orange Pippin. At this time, the price of pick-your own apples is $5.00 per pound.  The price of pre-picked apples is $6.00 per pound... More

 Bousfield's Apples & Cider
 
5408 Derry Rd W, Milton
(905) 878-6355
 
This third-generation family farm has been growing Organically since 2000. We produce a wide variety of organic apples, pears, grapes, apple cider, and apple cider vinegar Plus they offer many other veggies to bring home.
We have a retail store located on the farm open to the public. Produce is picked and ready for sale, we are not a pick your own facility.
OPEN: SEPT 1 TO DEC 31- 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM – DAILY... More

Andrews Farm & Market Winery

9365 10 Side Rd, Milton
(905) 878-5807
 
The fall harvest includes Pick-Your-Own pumpkins, squash, decorative gourds, apples, sweet corn, and sunflowers. Check our picking schedule for harvest guidelines. Availability will vary from year to year based on the weather... More

Wheelbarrow Orchards

8277 10 Side Rd, Milton
(905) 878-6216
 
Now offering Pick-Your-Own Apples and well as Ready Picked apples at our farm. In the fall months we offer the opportunity for our customers to pick their fresh apples right out of our own trees on the farm.  Our Market carries fresh and preserved goods harvested from Ontario farms. Here you can find ready picked apples, fresh baked goods, fresh pressed cider, locally sourced preserves, granola, Fraser's Craft Cider and Harvest Goodies products... More

Carl Laidlaw Orchards

9496 Heritage Road, Brampton
905-456-2095
 
The farm has limited picking this year due to damage from late frosts during blossom season and low temperatures this spring. Picking starts in early September. Admission: children 2 and older $7 +hst and adults 18 and older $12 +hst. This season, they are not weighing the apples you pick. A 10lb bag to pick is $20. Open weekends, 9 to 5... More

Big R' Apple Farm
 
8674 Heritage Rd., Brampton
647-929-5408
 
Established farm operating in Brampton for over 40 years!
The Big R’ Apple Farm is a family operated pick your own fruits and vegetable farm... More

Albion Orchards

14800 Innis Lake Road, Caledon
905-584-0354
 
Albion Orchards located in Caledon is close to the city and apple picking starts at the end of August. They grow many different apple varieties native to Ontario. Pick Your Own is on a First Come, First Serve basis. The farm is not taking reservations. Open daily except for Mondays and Tuesdays. Pricing: $20 for 10lb bags (maximum 2 people can share a 10lb bag) and $40 for a 20lb bag (maximum 4 people can share a 20lb bag)... More

Applewood Farm Winery

12416 McCowan Rd, Stouffville
905-640-5357
 
Applewood Farm located in Stouffville has a large variety of apples for picking which starts on September 4th and continues through the end of October. Admission to the farm is $12.00 per person, ages 3 and up. Pick-your-own apples are: $25.00 per 20lb bag and $15 per 10lb bag. Open daily except for Mondays... More

Dixie Orchards

14309 Dixie Road, Caledon
905-838-5888
 
Dixie Orchard is a family-owned and operated apple farm located in beautiful southern Caledon. You can pick apples starting early September. Wagon rides  take guests to the orchard or if you prefer, it's a short walk. This is included in the entrance fee. There's a maze and farm animals. Reservations are required (online) and give you admission to the farm only. Apple picking costs are extra... More

Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm

13707 Heart Lake Road, Caledon
905-838-4777

The farm opens on August 14, 2021 for apple picking. Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Guest have the choice of picking a 10lb bag of apples for $25 (max 3 people per bag) or a 20lb bag of apples for $40 (max 5 people per bag). There is no admission charge to enter the farm. There is a minimum pick of $8 per person...More

JC Agri Orchards

3105 16th Sideroad, King City
705-606-8174

Previously known as Country Apple Orchard Farm. Opens for picking on September 3rd, 2021. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Apples are sold by the pound. Bring your own bags. Admission is $10 per vehicle or $5 for a single admission. Wagon rides will run if weather and orchard conditions permit... More

Organics Family Farm

7550 19th Ave, Markham, ON
905-640-5206

Organics Family Farm located in Markham is opening on Thursday, August 26, 2021 for apple season, which runs until Thanksgiving weekend. Reservations are not required. Admission is $14 per person (3 years old and up) to enter the orchard. This price includes a 5lb bag of pick your own apples. Apples picked over the entry 5lb bag are as follows: 5lb bag is $12, 10lb bag is $24 and it's $48 for a half bushel/20lb bag. Open weekdays: 9am to 6pm and weekends: 9am to 5pm... More

All information is subject to change so always check websites before heading out.