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Pumpkin  Harvest Festival – Sept 27- Oct 31  Apple Picking TOO through at least October 12!

Where else can you pick your pumpkins and apples, fire pumpkins from a cannon, enjoy cider donuts, get lost in a corn maze, visit with the pumpkin princess, cheer for your favorite swine at the infamous Oinkintucky Derby, and watch P-Rex our pumpkin munchin’ dinosaur? Only at Great Country Farms!

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Pumpkin Chunkin’ – November 1-4, 2014

Bring your leftover jack-o-lantern to our smashin’ session and let it fly using The Silo Drop and the Zip Wire Sploosh or add it to the 40ft lift Pumpkin Drop Zone and watch the upside down “fireworks display.”

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Thanksgiving Turkey Pick Up – November 24 & 25, 2014

Let us fill your Thanksgiving table with our bountiful harvest! Purchase our farm fresh fall squash, potatoes and order a pasture raised, local turkey and freshly baked pies to grace your feast. Turkey order Deadline is Nov. 18th at 3pm.

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Egg Hunt & Marshmallow Harvest - April 5 & 6, 2014

Join us for the first "crop" of the spring-- Marshmallow Picking!! Do marshmallow peeps grow on trees? Be sure to check it out and harvest a few to roast on the bonfire with Farmer Bob. What? The Easter Bunny also hid some eggs...we need you to help us find them! Find out more!

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Asparagus Mother’s Day Weekend – May 10 & 11, 2014

Why buy roses when you can buy her something as unique as a fresh Asparagus bouquet!  While the children are challenged with our 5 acre play area, Mom can shop in our market and get a special treat.

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Strawberry Jubilee - May 24, 25, 31 & June 1, 2014

Join us for the largest  strawberry festival in Loudoun. To celebrate the royal strawberry, our Jubilee is packed with live music, farm contests and great food.

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Father’s Day Fish-a-Rama Fishing Contest – June 15, 2014

Treat Dad to a fun filled day of Catch and Release Fishing. Enjoy a BBQ lunch and compete for the largest or most caught fish.

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Butterflies & Blackberries – July 19 & 20, 2014

The most recognizable of all butterflies are in need of our HELP! The Monarch butterflies population has diminished drastically. Join us to learn how to build back their population, learn about their life cycle, and support Loudoun Wildlife with their mission. FIT4MOM stroller butterfly walk on Sunday! 

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Dog Days Peach Festival – August 9 & 10, 2014

Fido wants to go to the farm!  The Dog Days at Great Country Farms are all about fun with your family and canine companions! Bring the whole family for a romp in the play area and to u-pick peaches at the peak of perfection.

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Apple Gala & Cider Fest – Each Weekend in September.

September may mean back to school for many, but at Great Country Farms it means back to the farm for freshly pressed cider and apples! We will celebrate with tastings of this season's best ciders and demonstrations of our antique cider press. Our Corn Maze features Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors right here in Bluemont, VA.

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The Big Dig~ Pancakes & Potatoes – Aug 30 & 31, 2014

You will love starting the day with pancakes hot off the griddle and jumping on a wagon ride to hunt for potato treasure in our u-pick field. Get Dirty!  Did you know most potatoes in stores were harvested last year? You won't believe how yummy a fresh potato tastes.

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Now Picking Pumpkins 9-5pm

Farm  Market open from 9am-6pm everyday!

It is now pumpkin picking season and we have one more weekend of Fall Harvest Festival Fun.  The pigs will be racing on Saturday and Sunday, October 25 & 26 and P-Rex has 4 more shows at 12 & 2 each day this weekend. Pumpkins are $.59/pound and we have a great supply of jack o'lantern and specialty varieties. 

Weekend Admission is $10/child & $12/adult for the full Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival of fun!

The Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors Corn

Maze Now Open!  Check out this Aerial Video of the Maze.

This year our Apple Gala & Fall Harvest Season take on a special meaning. Our Corn Maze is celebration of Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors one year anniversary and will culminate with our annual Pumpkin Chunkin’ Weekend November 1-4, 2014.
We are hosting a unique fund raising effort for Boulder Crest as part of Fall Harvest and our Pumpkin Smashing extravaganza. We are selling duckies all season at the farm for $5 each of which all proceeds go to Boulder Crest Retreat. The duckies are numbered at the point of sale and will be placed in a swimming pool for a giant pumpkin drop at 2pm on Sunday, November 2, 2014. The pumpkin will splash the duckies out of the pool and onto our “Prize Spots” which will feature prizes including a 2 night family stay & ski package at Massanutten Resort, Gift Certificates to The Wineing Butcher in Ashburn, a Zip Line Experience at Harper's Ferry Adventure Center, Tickets to the Alamo Cinema & Draft House in Winchester and wine experience packages from Bluemont Vineyard, 868 Vineyard, Fabbioli Cellars and Northgate Vineyard
 
Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is a rural sanctuary that provides free accommodations, recreational and therapeutic activities and programs to help our nation’s military and veteran personnel and their families recover and reconnect during their long journey of healing from physical and invisible wounds of war. The 37- acre retreat is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bluemont, Virginia, just 50 miles west of Washington, D.C. The retreat is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is entirely funded
through private donations from individuals, foundations and corporations.
 
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U-Pick

From strawberries and asparagus in the spring to corn and tomatoes all summer then pumpkins and gourds in the fall, Great Country Farms offers a farm experience your whole family will enjoy. Help your children understand how food is grown and how fresh and full of flavor it can be. It is amazing how children will eat produce if they have picked it themselves!

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Join The Farm

Buy Local. Eat Local. Play Local. Join Community Supported Agriculture or Fan of the Farm Membership Today! This season pass lets your immediate family visit the farm as much as you like all season without paying admission with each visit. So go ahead, U-pick, visit the farm animal barnyard, hayrides and enjoy the farm's wide open spaces, swings, catch and release fishing and pedal carts as often as you wish from April through October!

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Plan An Event

The Barns at Great Country Farms offer a unique opportunity for groups of all sizes to enjoy a day in the country filled with family fun on the farm. Whether your goal is to thank your employees or clients for a great year, or motivate your team with staff development and team building or celebrate a special family occasion or birthday, the team at Great Country Farms invites you to embrace the outdoors, u-pick fresh produce, laugh and let us assist you in meeting your goals.

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We are thrilled to be part of The Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail.  This unique partnership of family attractions enables kids to be part of the travel planning process.  Be sure to watch for packages and promotions your whole family and meet Bucket, the snail mascot, when you like the Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail on Facebook

 

 

 

 
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