The air is getting crisper and leaves are falling! It wouldn’t be October without a visit to one of these 5 local orchards. Gather some friends or family and don’t miss out on this beautiful time of the year in central Kentucky!
1) Bi-Water Farm
877 Cincinnati Rd, Georgetown, KY 40324
Sitting on 185 acres, Bi-Water Farm has an endless amount of family fun activities. Just to name a few, they offer singing pumpkins, a massive pumpkin patch, hayrides, a 5-acre corn maze, a billy goat mountain, and so many other animals and attractions to see! They also have set up sanitization stations and are practicing social distancing to ensure a safe experience at Bi-Water Farm.
2) Eckert’s Orchard (Boyd’s)1396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles, KY 40383
Located off Pinckard Pike in Versailles, this gem of an orchard is a must-visit! Known for their delicious Apple Cider Slushies and donuts, Eckert’s has lots of activities for everyone. Hayrides, picking pumpkins or apples, feeding goats, and of course endless fun on the big slide and other playground attractions for the kids. You won’t be disappointed! In addition to practicing social distancing, Eckert’s has a diligent sanitization routine, requires all team members to wear masks, and plexiglass has been installed at cashier stations.
3) Evans Orchard (Cider Mill)
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, KY 40324
With both pumpkins and apples, you will leave Evans Orchard with a full heart…and car, too! Their Sweet Apple Cafe and Bakery offers delicious fried apple pie that you won’t want to miss out on. You can’t leave without picking up some homemade fudge, fresh fruit and veggies, and homemade jams from the market. They have a play area and petting zoo for the kids, and a hayride and corn maze! The play areas are at limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions.
4) Mulberry Orchard
1330 Mulberry Pike, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Located in Shelby County, Mulberry Orchard is owned and operated by Amanda and Matt Gajdzik and their two young kids. The orchard offers 16 different kinds of apples, beautiful pumpkins, and plenty more. Prepare for a fun hayride and stop by the Mulberry Orchard Kitchen for a delicious lunch!
5) Devine’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
623 Talmage-Mayo Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Spend your afternoon or evening getting lost in this impressive corn maze! For those with little ones, Devine’s offers a Kiddie Corn and Hay maze as well. After a long day of pumpkin picking and navigating the mazes, enjoy a cozy bonfire with a free marshmallow roasting!