Apple Picking in Julian is a great place to go in the Fall.

Apple Picking in Julian

This is as Fall as San Diego gets with our local apple picking in Julian.  Make is a fun family weekend day and head up to Julian where you can taste the delicious Julian apple pies and stroll along the small quaint town.   Many of the orchards are open for apple visits but call or email first to verify that they still have apples.

Look for fresh-picked apples and pears at Julian orchards and fruit stands from September through October.  (For U-PICK opportunities, check individual orchards.)

Apples & Art Orchards - OPEN SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
We provide apple picking for groups ONLY of 10 or more.  A lecture on apples and making your own apple cider is included.  Each bag is $10 for 5 pounds of all natural, no pesticide apples.
(760) 310-6368
1052 Julian Orchards Dr., P.O. Box 2412, Julian, CA  92036

Apple Starr Orchards - OPEN SEPTEMBER 7
(760) 305-2169
Certified Organic Orchard (CCOF) since 2000 growing Apples (delicious, fuji, gala, granny & jonagold) and Pears (bartlett, bosc, anjou).  We are open for u-pick Aug 27 through October. Groups should email to schedule appointments.
1287 Julian Orchards Drive, Julian, CA  92036

Apples, fresh cider, preserves and fruits. ¼ mile East of town on Highway 78 across from the High School football field. 
760) 765-2645 
2641 Apple Lane, P.O. Box 760, Julian, CA 92036

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Our farm was first planted in the 1930’s with many varieties of antique apples and pears now available for fresh fruit sales.
(858) 586- 0392
4200 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036

Gastil Orchards  - U-Pick - CLOSED
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for individual u-pick.
(760) 310-6368
1055 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian Mining Company

Discover gold & minerals using gold pans, sluice box and 'rockers.'  Hayrides, U-Press cider, gift shop, raspberry picking & pumpkin patch in fall.
(951) 313-0166

O'Dell's Organic Orchard - U-Pick - CLOSED FOR THE 2011 SEASON
We have been CCOF (Certified Organic) since 2004 – there are approximately 400 Pear trees Bartlett, Anjou, Bosc.  We are a family oriented farm always keeping children in mind. In addition to Pears, there are Chickens, Goats & Horses.  The cost is $10.00 per bag.  Hours are 11-4 Saturday & Sunday – Open during the week by appointment – We also offer group tours by appointment only please email: The orchard is located 2 drive ways past the Menghini Winery – look for the Open Flag and drive on in. 760-765-1174.
1095 Julian Orchard Dr, Julian, CA  92036

Peacefield Orchard - U-Pick - OPEN SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 (BY APPOINTMENT)
U-PICK apple orchard.  Plus Healthy Chocolate & Healthy Coffee. 
(760) 443-3930
3803 Wynola Road, Julian, CA  92036

Raven Hill Orchard - U-Pick - OPEN DAILY 9 AM TO 5 PM
Apple orchard featuring 8000 dwarf trees growing seven varieties, managed by the Brady Brothers since January 2005.   Patrick Brady is also an accomplished sculptor featured at
(760) 765-2431
1284 Julian Orchards Drive, P.O. Box 981, Julian, CA 92036

Wynola Valley Orchard - Fruit and Vegetable Stand Only (No U-Pick)
Open Friday to Monday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

We grow over 30 varieties of apples and pears along with vegetables.  Visit our farm stand to enjoy the taste of grower direct fruit and vegetables that you won't find in supermarkets.
(760) 765-9792
1255 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian, CA 92036

Apple Tips:
*  Go early in the season and call ahead to make sure apples are still available for picking.
*  Find out more information about the weather and events in Julian visit the Julian Chamber of Commerce.

Fall Harvest Festival

Carve out some good times and join us at the …..
Annual Parent Connection Fall Harvest Festival
We are having a party with lots of tricks & treats
When: Saturday October 20th, 2012 11am to 3pm
Where: Nobel Park 8810 Judicial Dr. San Diego, CA 92121
Admission: $5/child for Parent Connection Members, $10/child for non-members. Children under 1  year old and adults are FREE! VIP Members are FREE!
Lunch: Will be available for purchase. Treats are on us!!!
Food Trucks:
My Urban Eats- Natural and Organic food and fresh fruit!!
Red Oven Pizza Truck- Handmade Organic Pizza made in front of you on a woodfire oven!!!
Art Soup providing Fall Art Fun for kids
Hullaballoo Band
Storytime by Local Author of “Becka and the Big Bubble”
Kids Yoga by SD Yoga Kids
Court Jones Caracture Artist
Sandra Kay Photography
Meet  babysitters provided by Urban Sitters
Party Pax Pumpkin Pal
AWESOME Raffle Prizes
Baby Vie- Diaper Bag ($150 value)
RH Fleet Center 4 pack tickets
DRY BAR- gift card for Del Mar location for moms to get a blowout and style before a night out!!
Signed copy of “Becka and the Big Bubble”
4 tickets to Museum of Contemporary Art

Costumes Encouraged!! Tickets available at

Sunday, September 30

Canyon Crest Academy
5951 Village Center Loop Rd.
San Diego, CA 92130
Admission:  $2/adult; children 12 and under free

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Upcoming Events
  • Nurturing Your Child's Spirit...Strategically Saturdays, September 15-September 29, 10:00-Noon, Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
  • Potty Training Made Easy, September 17, 7-9pm, Scripps Mende Well Being-UTC
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