Is there activity that signals the arrival of fall than heading out to nearby farms for a day of apple picking? Probably not, so here is a list of the best apple picking spots around Montreal.
From September right through the month of October, apple picking is offered daily between 10 AM and 4 PM. Visitors also have the chance to enjoy farm animals and the young ones can have a blast through the hay-bale maze.
Le Verger Labonté
This apple orchard doesn’t just offer apple picking, but also includes a mini farm, a playground area, and corn mazes. Choose the corn maze according to the age groups to ensure a fun time for all. You can even bring your own picnic to enjoy the day with your family. Weekly they are open between 1 PM and 6 PM and between 9 PM and 5 PM on weekends.
Verger Chocolaterie Pommalefun
If you’re going with young kids, definitely visit this apple orchard as it is full of great activities for them. They have a mini-farm and a duck pond–both of which kids love. Plus, they offer face-painting. It’s open now through the end of October, from 9 AM to 5 PM daily.
Petch Orchards offers apple picking and other fruits when they’re in season, on their 115-acre property, where they also offer delicious apple juice and apple cider. And, they offer 24 varieties of apples, so you’re sure to find what you really love. It’s open from September 1 until the end of October from 11 AM to 5 PM daily.
Vergers Pierre Tremblay et Fils
This apple orchard offer 14 varieties–9 of them fall apples with a backdrop of beautiful sunflowers making it a great Instagrammable visit. If you’re going with the little ones, they can have fun on taking pony rides. It’s open now for the early birds of the apple picking season and closes in early November, from 8 AM to 6 PM daily.
Located just 35 minutes outside of Montreal in Mont St. Gregoire, apple-picking season lasts until the end of October. Plus, there are pony rides for the little ones and gorgeous sunflowers for the Instagrammers.
Due to COVID-19, we recommend calling ahead to ensure schedule is as above.
Enjoy your day at the some of the best apple picking spots around Montreal and let us know which one you’d recommend.