Oh, fall. We feel you sneaking around the corner with your cool mornings and crisp smell in the air.
So before we get all the pumpkins and sweaters and colored leaves on ourselves, we know there’s a fun way to welcome fall: Visiting apple orchards near Indianapolis for apple picking!
And with apple varieties ripening soon, it’s a great time to try out your favorite fall recipes. Use this apple orchards guide to help plan a perfect autumn’s day and maybe a perfect meal too.
*Don’t forget that most farms only accept cash or check, so call ahead to confirm!
Guide to Apple Orchards Near Indianapolis:
Address: 19975 Hamilton Boone Rd, Sheridan
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am – 5:00pm; Closed Sunday
Phone: (317) 769-4172
Opening in 1969, this year marks 50 years of Stuckey Farm! Stay tuned for celebratory events all season, and don’t forget to stop by for some good ole fashioned apple picking. Bookmark this page to see what’s available for picking.
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Address: 500 W Epler Ave, Indianapolis
Dates: Opens in September
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday, noon – 5:00pm
Phone: (317) 784-0550
Sweet farm store with pre-picked apples.
Address: 369 E Greencastle Rd, Mooresville
Dates: U-Pick begins September 5
Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 8:00pm
Phone: (317) 831-4181
U-pick, country store stocked with seasonal produce. After you pick your apples, stop by the Concession Stand for homemade apple cider or a caramel apple! This year’s Apple Festival & Craft Fair will take place on Septemeber 26-27.
Address: 5559 Graham Rd, Whiteland
Dates: Open year-round
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday, closed
Phone: (317) 535-8495
Visit this “farm market” to shop the best seasonal goods, including apples, cider, pumpkins, and more.
Address: 5717 N 300 W, Greenfield
Dates: U-Pick Apples: U-Pick apples will be limited this year due to May freeze. Apple picking will begin Sept. 19 and last approx. 1-2 weeks
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00am – 7:00pm; Sunday, closed
Phone: (317) 326-2278
Head out to pick your own apples, or enjoy curbside pick up from this apple orchard. Due to the May freeze, apples will not be ripe enough to pick until September 19. This year you may need to walk up to a ½ mile to reach the apples that are available for picking as we are opening the new orchard located behind current u-pick orchard. If you prefer not to walk, apples will be available in the Farm Store. Check their website for more apple updates.
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Address: 10721 N 850 W, Fairland
Dates: Now through the end of October
Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Phone: (317) 861-4025
Pleasant View boasts over 40 acres and 20 apple varieties available for u-pick or purchase. Check out their apple chart for everything you need to know before you pick!
Address: 2304 E Main St, Danville
U-Pick Apple Dates: Labor Day Weekend through October
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9 am – 6pm; Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm
Phone: (317) 745-4876
Beasley’s Orchard prides itself on having the “Best Apple Cider in Indiana” according to the 2019 Indiana Horticulture Congress. Be sure to stop by to see what all the fuss is about!
Address: 8157 S 250 W, Trafalgar
Dates: Open year-round
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Phone: (317) 878-9317
Enjoy a selection of 50 different apple varieties, Asian pears, blackberries, and more, all pre-picked at the perfect time for ripeness (no u-pick). Say hi to their many animals, try your best to get through the corn maze, hit the super slide, and pick up a pie on your way out. Use their “Pick the Perfect Apple” guide, for the perfect apple for every occasion.
We highly recommend you call before you go, as weather and crowds can affect U-Pick conditions and hours. With most of these apple orchards on social media, be sure to also check those outlets for pictures and updates, too!