Lawrence Orchards

Growing quality fruits

since 1921



Saturday, Sept 29., 2018  10am - 5pm

Admission fee: $5/person (under 2 free)


Just an old-fashioned day at the orchard. Horse-drawn wagon rides, pony rides, a wonderful petting farm, corn bin play area, train rides, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, hay maze, hay field hike, caramel apple bar, apple pies, old time music throughout the day!

Welcome to Applefest!
Meet the animals in our petting zoo!
Johnnie Appleseed makes his yearly visit.
Pick your own apples during Applefest is always a hit.
Wagner's food truck feeds the masses.
Horse drawn wagon rides through the orchard delights all ages!
Time in the orchard is time well spent, even at Applefest!
Mini pumpkins galore!
You have to experience the corn box!
Dress up for the perfect picture! Farm FoTo Fun !
Wagon rides!
Dress up has never been so cute!
Johnnie Appleseed and Mrs. Gooding reading stories.
Take a picture in one of many picture opts.
Kids and animals! Need we say more?
Music has been a part of this festival since the beginning
Have you ever slung an apple in a sling shot?
We love to paint pumpkins!
Corn box is a favorite!
Playing in the corn is serious business!
She won the giant pumpkin!
Ponies to ride or to pet....
Farm Fotos are Fun!
Up close to animals that some just read about.
4 generations enjoying Applefest
Horse drawn wagon rides are a crowd pleaser.
Apple Pie contests in years past.
Wagon rides drawn by a team of mules.
The train ride has delighted kids in the past.
Love the ponies!
Judging the pie contest is not for the faint at heart!
Our fleet of wagons are in constant use during the festival!
Picking out the perfect pumpkin!
Checking out the field maze
Talking to the horses!
Kids love animals.


Oct. 27, 2018    9am - 3pm

Free admission


We start stirring the copper kettle of applebutter over an open fire around daybreak. The butter is ready for processing by midafternoon. At the same time we grind our horseradish crop (downwind from the butter!). Come take a step back in time and enjoy the tastes and smells of farm life!