Events

Maine Apple Sunday – September 13, 2020

The Maine State Pomological Society will hold the 20th annual Maine Apple Sunday on September 13, 2020 with participating orchards around the state. Maine Apple Sunday starts the peak of the apple harvest when summer apples are still available but the main crop is ready for its first pick. Apple orchards from Wells to Caribou will celebrate by offering special activities and free samples of apple products.

  • Bailey’s Orchard
    Whitefield - We will give out free apple squares and we have several apple prize drawings.
  • Boothby’s Orchard and Winery
    Livermore -We will open 10 to 5 for Maine Apple Sunday with apple picking,samples of apple wine, and donuts.
  • Hansel’s Orchard
    North Yarmouth -We will raffle off a peck of apples and give out an orchard magnet to the first 50 customers.
  • Kent's Hill Orchard
    Mount Vernon -We plan on having demonstrations on how to use apples, such as apple sauce and cider making.
  • Libby and Son U-Picks
    Limerick - Free Live Music, Balloon Characters, Pick Your Own Apples, Wood Fired Pizza, Free Koozie for the first 25 Apple Bag purchased
  • McDougal Orchards
    Sanford - McDougal Orchards will be open 9 AM to 5 PM and will host a "Pick for the Pantry" event on Maine Apple Sunday, September 13. Each u-pick customer will be given a bag to fill for donation to a local food pantry. No charge for the bag. In addition, we will roll out our Orchard Scavenger Hunt, a fun way for kids and adults to learn more about how we grow our fruit.
  • Ricker Hill Orchards
    Turner - We will have a food truck, U Pick apples and farm activities, corn maze and a special on carbonated sweet cider.
  • Sandy River Apples
    Mercer - We will be giving away free Tote Bags to the first 50 families on Apple Sunday. Also we will be giving away an “apple sundae” to each customer on Apple Sunday.
  • Spiller Farm
    Wells -The Abenaki Draft Horse club will be doing horse drawn wagon rides to benefit their club. The hours are not decided but the info will be at www.spillerfarm.com We will have U PICK apples, peaches, raspberries, flowers, tomatoes and many veggies. We have a free picnic/play area with a real farm tractor for kids, a corn stalk teepee, goats and geese and I will show our 18 cow herd. Spillers’ Farm store has pizza, sandwiches , drinks and any picnic supplies .
  • Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchards
    Cumberland -Although COVID-19 has modified our traditional plans, Sweetser's Apple Barrel offers an escape to a traditional Maine farm stand filled with heirloom apple varieties, fresh baked goods, fresh corn, and an extensive outdoor display of colorful pumpkins and gourds.
  • The Apple Farm
    Fairfield - We will have apple picking, wagon rides (limited to socially distance), and refreshments.
  • Treworgy Orchard
    Levant - We will be offering pick-your-own apples, pumpkins, and flowers on Maine apple Sunday
  • Vista of Maine
    Greene - We will have a craft fair with over 26 crafter, a food truck, U Pick apples and farm activities and a special on carbonated sweet cider as well as tours of the wedding barn/event center.