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All Fall Season, Find Apples & Adventure

For hand-picked memories that last a lifetime, now’s the time to visit Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City. The activities below are just some of the things waiting for you to explore. Find a complete list of fall season events on our Events Calendar or download the Harvest Celebration PDF schedule.

Pick your own apples in the orchard.

See when your favorite varieties are at the peak of freshness. Download the Varieties PDF. Free hayrack rides to the orchard are available on weekends Sept. 29–Oct. 21. The fun begins at the Tree Adventure.


Zigzag your way through the corn maze.

Fun for young and old alike, the three-acre natural puzzle is an Arbor Day Farm favorite. Open daily and included with your Tree Adventure admission.


Tour the farm aboard a guided Discovery Ride

Travel through the orchards, vineyards, and backwoods of Arbor Day Farm. Learn interesting facts about the property, our conservation efforts, and your natural surroundings.


Take part in seasonal events and celebrations

Join us for the 50th Annual AppleJack Festival Sept. 21–23. Download AppleJack PDF schedule. And don’t miss Oktoberfest on Oct. 7 and our kid-friendly Pumpkin Party on Oct. 28.


Choose the perfect pumpkin from the patch.

It wouldn’t be fall without pumpkins; and we have a bounty of them. Head to the Tree Adventure to pick your own or shop for pre-picked pumpkins at the Apple House Market.


Go slipping and sliding through nature at the Tree Adventure.

Check out the new ZipKrooz® and embankment slide. These kid-focused play structures are a fun addition to our labyrinth, climbing wall, and other interactive activities.


Taste apples of yesteryear and explore the Preservation Orchard.

Tour the Preservation Orchard behind the Tree Adventure and see apple varieties no longer commercially available. Join us for heirloom apple tasting on fall weekends Sept. 29–Oct. 21.


Savor the flavors of the season

Head to the Apple House Market and Pie Garden Café for a tasty caramel apple, fresh-pressed cider, apple pie, and pre-picked apples. While you’re there, enjoy an Arbor Day Farm wine tasting.


Experience Living History Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion.

See history come to life on the grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Learn about blacksmithing, frontier education, the Morton family, and more. Download Living History schedule



Many activities are included with regular admission. For additional information, call 402-873-8717.