Fall is a perfect time to hit the road for a fun-filled escape to Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City. Relax in nature-inspired comfort, load up on sumptuous local flavors, and pack your schedule with a bounty of autumn experiences.

The activities below are just some of the things waiting for you to explore this fall. Find a complete list of seasonal events, plus dates and details, on our Events Calendar.


Take home apples fresh from the orchard.

See when your favorite varieties are at the peak of freshness. Download the Varieties PDF. Pre-picked apples are available in the Apple House Market.

Learn all about apples – from seed to sorting.


Play among the trees awash in fall color.

Experience the fun-for-all-ages Treetop Village® where you can explore 11 different treehouses connected by unique bridges and netted walkways — without ever touching the ground.


Enjoy a private wine tasting at sunset in the orchard.

A one-of-a-kind occasion set against the picturesque Arbor Day Farm orchard. Includes wine tasting for two, a bottle of your favorite, and charcuterie.

Select weekends Sept. 8 through Oct. 7


Take part in seasonal events and celebrations.

Join us for the Annual AppleJack Festival, spanning two weekends beginning on Sept. 16. Each weekend is overflowing with fun fall activities throughout the farm. Be sure to check out this map before and during your visit.

View AppleJack Festival Map
Returning for 2023!

Shop the Love, the Locals Makers Market.

Shop small and local from a curated list of makers and small businesses. Take home authentic, hand-crafted items.

Sept. 16 & 17


Experience Living History Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion.

History comes to life on the grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Enjoy a different theme each weekend, Sept. 23 through Oct. 29.


Taste apples of yesteryear.

Head to the Tree Adventure to taste our heritage apple varieties, most of which are no longer commercially available.

Sept. 16 through Oct. 29 (Sat. & Sun. Only)


Savor the flavors of the season.

Fill your fall days with tasty caramel apples, fresh-pressed cider, apple pie, and pre-picked apples. And don’t forget to take home a box of apple donuts.

Did you know? Day Farm produces up to 10,000 gallons of cider each fall. See the process in action.


Dance, drink, and dine — Bavarian-style.

It wouldn’t be fall without Oktoberfest! Head to the Steinhard Lodge for a celebration of German food, music, and beer.

Oct. 20


Treat yourself to an overnight stay at Lied Lodge.

Indulge in some much-needed relaxation, grab a bite or your favorite beverage, make a splash in the expansive indoor pool, and more. It’s the perfect accompaniment to an activity-packed day. Space is limited, so book today.

The Tree Adventure, Apple House Market, and Arbor Lodge Mansion are open Tuesday-Sunday. Secure your spot by purchasing event and attraction tickets in advance online.

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