Experience Fall in Apple Country
Apples have long been a part of Winchester-Frederick County's heritage. We invite you to join us in the scenic Shenandoah Valley for the apple harvest season!
Several orchards offer pick-your-own apples and are a great place to experience a day in the country.
Markets & Orchards
Marker-Miller Orchards & Farm Market
Relax on the front porch's rocking chairs and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Marker-Miller's bakery feature s their famous apple cider doughnuts, fresh pies and cakes, jams, jellies, and syrups. Fruit wines and wine tastings every weekend. Wagon rides, barrel train rides, and an extensive playground and kids activities are perfect for the whole family. Pick your own apples September and October.
Richard's Fruit Market
This fifth generation family farm (est. 1878) offers everything you need to enjoy a complete meal at home, including beef, fruit, vegetables, fresh baked desserts, wine, homemade apple butter, and pick-your-own flowers.
Rinker Orchards is famous for Rinker's Apple Cider, made with local apples and with no added sugar, water, or preservatives. This third generation farm offers pick-your-own apples - perfect to take home and use in a homemade apple pie or dumpling.
Marker-Miller Orchards Apple Festival
Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9
Richard's Fruit Market Apple Festival
Saturday, October 15
Cedar Creek Battlefield
Third Winchester Battlefield
Visit www.thebloom.com for more information about this exciting annual event!