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.
Pick your own apples in the orchard.
Apple picking is an outdoor adventure the whole family can enjoy. See when your favorite varieties are at the peak of freshness. Download the Varieties PDF. Pre-picked apples are also available in the Apple House Market.
Learn all about apples – from seed to sorting.
Mid-Sept. through mid- to late-Oct.
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 a charcuterie tray.
Sept. 9 through Oct. 15 (Fri. & Sat. Only)
Take part in seasonal events and celebrations.
Join us for the Annual AppleJack Festival, now now spanning two weekends beginning on Sept. 17. 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 2022!
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. 17 & 18
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. 24 through Oct. 30.
Taste apples of yesteryear.
Head to the Tree Adventure to taste our heritage apple varieties, most of which are no longer commercially available.
Sept. 17 through Oct. 30 (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 while overlooking the apple orchard.
It wouldn’t be fall without Oktoberfest! Head to the Arbor Day Farm Depot for a celebration of German food, music, and beer.