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.
Address: 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers
Dates: Opens September 1
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00am – 5:00pm; Closed Monday
Phone: (317) 776-6006
This isn’t an orchard per se, but it’s definitely worth a stop! Enjoy lots of apple goodies baked and created by the Conner Prairie Alliance. Read more here.
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Address: 500 W Epler Ave, Indianapolis
Dates: Opens in September
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday, noon – 5:00pm
Phone: (317) 784-0550
Sweet farm store with pre-picked apples. And don’t miss their annual Harvest Fest, October 5-6, for fall fun!
Address: 500 E 71st St, Indianapolis
Dates: After Labor Day – mid November
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm; Sunday, closed
Phone: (317) 870-3602
Although not a traditional orchard, Park Tudor revamped their Lilly Orchard into a small cafe and will feature crowd favorites, including apple cider slushies!
Address: 369 E Greencastle Rd, Mooresville
Dates: Now until just before Thanksgiving
Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 8:00pm
Phone: (317) 831-4181
U-pick, country store stocked with seasonal produce. And this year is their 50th anniversary! Attend their anniversary celebration on August 31, their Craft Fair & Apple Festival September 28-29, and Kid Fest October 5-6.
Address: 5559 Graham Rd, Whiteland
Dates: Open year-round
Hours: Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm; 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: August 30 – mid October; U-Pick Pumpkins: October 5 – 31
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00am – 7:00pm; Sunday, closed
Phone: (317) 326-2278
The fall fun doesn’t stop at Tuttle Orchards. From apple and pumpkin picking to a corn maze and Tractor Town Adventure Farm, you don’t want to miss this orchard this fall. Check their website for all fall events and hours!
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
Dates: August 21 – end of October
Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 5:00pm
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.
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!