Here at the farm, we love to celebrate each season. Check out our calendar for scheduled events and festivals. Here are some of our favorites:
Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest
March 25-April 8, 2023
Celebrate spring and the kick off of the Easter Season with our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Visit the spring chicks in the farm market and enjoy a close encounter with our friendly farm animals.
May 20 & 21, 27, 28 & 29, 2023
We’re mad about strawberries! And we celebrate with the longest running strawberry festival in Loudoun County. Jam to live music, compete in the pie-eating contest, enter your stroll in the strawberry parade, and sample our strawberry delectables, including the not-to-be-missed Donut Strawberry Shortcake.
National Donut Day!
June 1-4, 2022
Visit our Knead It! Bakery for a Cider Donut or a Special Donut like Fruity Pebbles then get active on our Farm Ninja Obstacle Course and enjoy outdoor family time together together!
Father's Day Weekend
Fish-a-Rama Fishing Derby
June 18, 2023
Hosted at the Pond By Henway Hard Cider. Dads will love heading out to the country for Father’s Day, especially if he loves to fish. Compete in the Fish-a-Rama catch and release contest hosted at the pond by Henway Hard Cider, play on the Farm, and enjoy time with family! Prizes are on the line for largest catch of the day and most fish hooked during the Power Hour.
July Summer of Sunflowers
Let the Sunshine in with fields of sunflowers, peaches, blackberries. Fill your Insta Profile and cut a bouquet to brighten your day.
Blackberries are BACK and these power-packed berries come in mid- late July.
Peach Fuzztival Days
2 Weekends August 5 & 6 and 12 & 13
When the peaches ripen, we can’t help but celebrate! Join Great Country Farms, Bluemont Vineyard, and Dirt Farm Brewing for two weekends of contests, games, peach picking and live music. Oh yeah, and we’ll have a few peach dishes to try – like peach pie, peach slushies, peach wine, ‘Som Peach craft beer, peach pancakes, peach flat bread, peach ice cream, and more! Is your mouth watering yet?
The Big Dig
August 19 & 20, 2023
It’s time to get dirty! Fill up your tanks with hot-off-the-griddle pancakes and then jump on the wagon ride for some potato hunting in our U-Dig field. Did you know most potatoes in stores were harvested up to a year ago? If you’ve never tasted a potato fresh out of the ground, you’ll be completely blown away.
Honey Crisp Apples
August 2 & 27, 2023
It’s the most wonderful time of the year ~ apple season! We kick off the season with one of the most popular Honey Crisp Apples! Don’t miss them!
Apple Gala & Cider Fest
Each Weekend in September!
September 1 – 30, 2023
September means one thing. No, not back to school… Apples! At Great Country Farms, it means we’re getting out our antique cider press and picking apples. Enjoy fresh cider making demos and our infamous Cider Donuts. Get lost in the corn maze.
Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival
October 1-31, 2023
Summer heat is fading away and that deliciously crisp breeze is telling us that it’s time for the Pumpkin Harvest Festival. Pick your own pumpkins and apples or get lost in a corn maze while you savor our famous cider donuts. If you’re up for real excitement, shoot pumpkins from a cannon, feed P-Rex, the pumpkin munchin’ dinosaur, or pick the winning pig in the annual running of the swine at The Oinkintucky Derby Pig Races.
November 4 & 5, 2022
Halloween is over, but the fun is still going at Great Country Farms. Your old jack-o-lantern will be a smashing success on the Silo Drop, the Zip Wire Sploosh or the 40-foot Pumpkin Drop Zone.
December Weekends 2023
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and time to Mingle & Jingle with Santa!