Activities

Events, Activities & Education

Gilby’s celebrates the harvest season in Minnesota with a whole host of activities designed to highlight the wonder of Mother Nature’s gifts to us through the enjoyment of naturally grown fruits, vegetables, and family fun activities.

Get a taste of the fun at Gilby’s Orchard below, then come see us in person!

Complete listing of activities you plan for this season.

Free Activities

  • Walking Trails Anytime Free.
  • Use of Pavilion.
  • Pumpkin Scribing will be available early fall for your personalized family pumpkin.
  • 1/2 Peck Apples for Free – when you buy 8 and 1/2 peck of apples, we’ll give you a 1/2 peck free!
  • Picture Contest – (Best Costume – Wizard of Oz Theme) 2 winners – $50.00 each winner. Enter on our Facebook page.
  • Free Parking.

Fee Activities

  • Apple Blaster – Sling Apples at targets from various distances! $3.00 for 10 apples.
  • Hay Ride Weekends or Special Events – Fee ($4)

    • Hayride times: 10:00, 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00 (We can also provide by appointment).
  • Deluxe Combo Package Hayride $(4) + Spruce Scavanger Hunt/Corn Maze ($4) – Both ($7)
  • Feed the Chickens – $1.00 for feed
  • Picking Apples – Pick yourself or buy already picked and bagged – same price. When in Season.
  • Wizard of Oz - Corn MazeCarriage & Pony Rides only available on Apple Fest Weekends of: Sept 22nd-23rd  | Sept 29th – 30th.
  • 1/2 Peck Apples for Free – when you buy 8 and 1/2 peck of apples, we’ll give you a 1/2 peck free!
  • We offer an Ultimate Combo Package $10.00 per attendee (a $14.00 value)

Other

  • APPLE FEST 2018 – Special vendors & fun activities on-site. See Calendar

GROUPS!

Seniors Day – Every Tuesday for those of you who are 60+, but still kids at heart, we’re giving you an extra 10% off.

Free Apples – Frequent Customer Punch Card. When you get 8 punches: One punch per ½ peck of apples – you get a ½ peck free!

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