Calendar

FALL: September 2- October 31, 2022 

Farm Market, Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Sunflowers, Hayrides, Fall Fun Fest and Farm Fresh Food Stands Open Daily from 10 am – 6 pm. Pick Your Own Apples on weekends!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Family Apple Days: August 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2022

It’s time to pick our favorite early apples- Blondee and Buckeye Galas! Come out with the family to pick your own apples from 8 am – 12 noon. 

The Family Harvest Pack $30 (up to 6 family members) includes 1 peck bag to pick your own apples, Gaver Farm Apple Cutter, Gaver Farm Tumbler, photo props and hayrides.

Peck ($25) and Half Bushel ($40) pick your own bags are also available and come out to preview the Farm Market! 

Fall Fun Fest and Food Stands are not open for this event. 

Sunflower Festival: September 2022

Brighten your day with a visit to Gaver Farm’s Sunflower Fields! Take a free hayride through the scenic farm to visit the sunflowers. Sunflowers are photo props are open daily! Peak blooms will be the weekend of September 10-11, 2022!

Sunflowers are $2 per bloom for pick your own sunflowers. Sunflower Bucket packages and arrangements are available! Take a walk through the field paths, capture gorgeous pictures at one of our photo centers and enjoy the breathtaking views!

Teacher Appreciation Weekend: September 3-4, 2022

Teachers plant the seeds of knowledge that grow forever. Teachers with a valid ID (Pre-K through grade 12) receive FREE Fall Fun Festival admission for themselves PLUS one guest. Join us to celebrate and thank our wonderful teachers!

Teachers! Gaver Farm offers educational field trips to accredited public and private schools, preschools, year-round daycares, head-start programs and organized homeschools. Farm field trips provide an opportunity for children to learn about and experience agriculture on a real working farm and meet our family farmers! Students learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin, our friend the bee, farm animals and agriculture products.  Book your visit today!

Touch A Tractor: September 3-4, 2022

Touch A Tractor provides an opportunity for kids to see and touch their favorite farm machinery- tractors, combine, grain trucks, lawnmowers, antique tractors and other farm machines! Meet our family farmers and equipment operators.

Learn about the machinery and technology used on farms. This family friendly activity is a perfect event for all ages. Touch A Tractor takes place at Gaver Farm in the front field, near the parking lot. This is a FREE Admission area. Visit the farmers, take photos with the machinery and enjoy a FREE hayride!

Brrrrmmmmm, brrrmmmm! It’s time to make some noise! Farmer Greg will start the machinery at 12 noon! Hear how the tractors sound and lets hear your best brrmmm, brrrmmmmm! Take home some awesome FREE stuff! Spin the Gaver Farm prize wheel from 10 am – 12 noon to win some awesome Gaver Farm goodies (one spin per family, while supplies last).

Military and First Responders Appreciation Weekend: September 10 – 11, 2022

Gaver Farm celebrates and thanks the courageous people in our military and our valued First Responders (firefighters, police, EMTs and dispatchers). During this event, all military members and first responders and their immediate family (limit 2 total per family) receive free admission to the Fall Fun Days.

If you need to purchase additional tickets to the Fall Fun Fest, tickets are available online and at the gate. Kids under age 2 are FREE. Immediate family is defined as the spouse and/or children of the military person or first responder. You are required to show a valid, unexpired ID when you check-in at the Admission Barn. The Military person or First Responder must reserve a spot in advance by “purchasing” a FREE ticket online (limited quantity available).

Sensory Friendly Hours: September 24th from 8 am – 10 am. 

The Fall Fun Festival is open exclusively for guests with sensory sensitivities and their immediate family. All attractions are open except the Cow Train, Chicken Show, music and Hayrides. These attractions will resume at 10 am.

The Donut Hut will open at 8 am with coffee, cider and donuts and the Farm Market will open at 8 am!

Tickets can be purchased at the gate, September general weekend admission. 

Apple Harvest Festival: September 24-25, 2022

Celebrate the apple picking season at Gaver Farm! Take a free hayride around scenic Gaver Farm and pick your own apples, fresh from the tree! Fuji, Cameo, Buckeye, Blondee and Empire apples are available from the farm’s beautiful trellised trees. PYO Apples are $25 per peck bag and $40 per 1/2 bushel bag. Details are available on PYO!

Be sure to eat plenty of Gaver Farm’s famous apple cider donuts, available fresh and hot! Enjoy hot or cold cider, apple cider slushies, fresh baked apple pie and caramel apple fudge at the farm’s food stands. The Farm Market has an excellent selection of apples and apple cider, to go! Gaver Farm is the place to visit for everything apple!

Homeschool Days: September 28-29, 2022

It’s field trip day for parents and their homeschooled children! No minimum numbers or reservations required- just let the cashier know you are a homeschool family to receive the discounted field trip rate and field trip pumpkin! 

Check-in opens at 9:30 am. Hayrides to pick your own pumpkin from our field trip patch are at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00. $8 per person (kids and adults), kids under 24 months are free. 

Pumpkin Harvest Festival: October 2022

Pick your own pumpkins at Gaver Farm, every day from 10 am – 6 pm! Gaver Farm has over 12 acres of pumpkins growing for you to visit and pick your own! Did you know we grow over 35 acres of pumpkins every year so we can stock the Farm Market and Pumpkin Yard in addition to the pick your own Pumpkin Patch?! Find an excellent selection of traditional and novelty carving pumpkins, heirloom pumpkins, winter squash and gourds (over 40 varieties)! Hayrides to the patch run continuously on weekends and by a posted  schedule on weekdays.

MacKid’s Spooktacular Trick Or Treat: October 29th, 2022

Join Macaroni Kid at Gaver Farm for the 4th annual “Spooktacular Trick or Treat,” presented by Mt. Airy Children’s Dental Associates. There will be vendors offering goodies to all the trick or treaters and we’ll have a Costume Contest with an unbeatable grand prize! This is all in addition to the great fun offered at Gaver Farm everyday during the Fall Festival.

MacKid’s Spooktacular Trick Or Treat! 

This event takes place within Gaver Farm’s Fall Fun Fest, so be sure to get tickets online. 

Photography Party: November 5-6, 2022

Capture beautiful family photos! Photographers can schedule mini sessions and family sessions from 8 am – 4 pm. We would like to encourage photographers and guests to schedule your Christmas sessions on this weekend since we are closed from November 1 – 24 and blackout photography on peak weekends during the Christmas season. You are required to make a reservation and pay the fee during this special weekend.