2022 Fall Farm Festivals Guide! Find the apple-pickin’, hay-ridin’ donut-eatin’ fun near you!

When the calendar hits September and October, the farm and festival weekend events start up in full swing! It’s a great time to grab your brood and head down to the farm for some good ‘ol family fun.

Want to stick to the basics of apple and pumpkin picking? Check out the “Pick-Your-Own Farm Directory”.

Weekend Festival Farm Guide

Applecrest Farm Festivals applecrest_festival
133 Exeter Road (Route 88), Hampton Falls NH (603) 926-3721
Saturdays & Sundays through October; 11:00am – 5:00pm

Since 1974, Applecrest has invited the community to celebrate and share in the harvest. Weekend Festivals offer a break from the tangle of everyday living with pure and simple, honest-to-goodness family fun. They’re a time when moms and dads, grandparents and grandchildren, can reconnect with each other and with the land to make memories that last a lifetime. So, grab the gang and come visit Applecrest where, as always, admission and parking is FREE. See you at the farm!

In addition, Applecrest’s fall festivals run from 11:00am to 5:00pm, both Saturday and Sunday, every weekend, through the end of October. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, Blueberries, Apples, Raspberries, Peaches, Pumpkins, & Cut-Your-Own Flowers too!
  • Corn Maze
  • FREE Live Music
  • FREE Tractor Rides
  • Old-Fashioned Creamery, Featuring Locally-Made Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, & Sorbets
  • Our Famous Apple Cider Donuts
  • Barnyard Animals
  • Apple Pie & Ice Cream, Scratch-Made Baked Goods
  • Traditional Corn Roast, Featuring Grilled Sausages, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Fire-Roasted Corn, New England Clam Chowder, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, & More
  • Corn Hole & Other Lawn Games

DeMeritt Hill Farm Festivalsdemeritt
66 Lee Road (Route 155), Lee NH (603) 868 – 2111
Open Wed – Thurs (10am – 5pm) Fri – Sun (10am – 6pm)

DeMeritt Hill is on a beautiful 20 acres and offers pick-your-own fruits (apples are in season!), hiking/nature trails, picnic tables, children’s play areas and farm animals every weekend. Hay rides are given on the weekends 11am to 4pm from September through October ($1 per person). The wagon will take you on a tour of the farm until it reaches the orchard where it will stop and let you off to pick apples or other produce.

You can even bring your pup as dogs are welcome on a leash. The farm store features fresh picked fruit, pumpkins organically grown produce and a large variety of locally made New Hampshire crafts. Just looking for a nice place to hang out? Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the views from the pond!

Cider Hill Farm Festivals
45 Fern Avenue, Amesbury, MA (978) 388-5525
Farm Store now open everyday 8am-6pm, check updates for pick your own apples, hayrides, outdoor markets, barnyard and trikes, food trucks, Halloween events, live music events, hard cider bar and so much more fall fun! We can’t wait to see you on the farm to celebrate autumn in New England!




Smolak Farms Fall Festivals smolak-farms
315 South Bradford Street, North Andover MA (978) 682-6332
Every Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am–5:00pm through October 31
Admission: Click here for pricing

Smolak Farms in offers something fun for everyone—blending a 300 year old New England Farm complete with orchards, berry fields and family activities. This year they are so excited to be adding to their festival line up with the creation of a brand new activity area for older guest while making improvements to our tried and true children’s area.

Weekend festival activities include Bounce House, Super Slide, Face Painting, Spin Art, Cow Train rides, and access to the playground and animal areas.



Lookin for more local farms with Apples, Pumpkins, Hayrides, Corn Mazes, and more? See our full guide here!
Check the calendar for upcoming Halloween Events too!

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