Nothing says Fall in Minnesota more than Apple Picking Season! Generally speaking, you can pick apples beginning in mid-August through November, though it will vary by apple variety. There are over 40 orchards around the state to enjoy this favorite outdoor activity. We can smell the apple pie already!

GREATER TWIN CITIES AREA MN

Western Twin Cities Area

Northern Twin Cities Area

Eastern Twin Cities Area

Southern Twin Cities Area

NORTHWEST CENTRAL REGION MN

NORTHEAST REGION MN

SOUTHERN REGION MN

See all our PYO Orchards plotted out on a map by clicking here: Pick Your Own Orchards

Thank you PickYourOwn.org for the MN Apple Variety Average Harvest Dates:

  • Mantet early to mid-August
  • Oriole early to mid-August
  • Beacon mid-August
  • State Fair mid-August
  • Zestar!TM late August to early September
  • Paulared late August to early September
  • Wealthy early September
  • Chestnut Crab early to mid-September
  • Red Baron mid-September
  • McIntosh mid-September
  • Sweet Sixteen mid- to late September
  • Honeycrisp late September
  • Cortland late September to early October
  • Northwestern (also called Greening) late September to early October
  • Haralson/ Haralred late September to early October
  • Prairie Spy early October
  • Honeygold early October
  • Regent early to mid-October
  • Golden Delicious mid-October
  • Fireside/ Connell Red mid-October
  • Keepsake mid-October
  • Red Delicious mid-October

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