Daily Farm Updates Thursday, August 13, 2020

Plan Your Day

No matter how much time you have, time spent at Center Grove Orchard is always fun, family–friendly and informative! To help you make the best of your day with us, we’ve put together some activity suggestions based on time. Have fun and see you soon!

Have 2 Hours?
With plenty of fun activities for the whole family, your visit can be packed with enjoyment.
Have 4 Hours?
A half-day visit gives you options to explore more of Center Grove Orchard, have a meal and pick some apples.
Have All Day?
Spend it with us! With dozens of activities and exhibits, a day at Center Grove Orchard flies by.

Stay and Eat

With cafes, bakeries and even a coffee shop, there’s plenty to eat and drink at Center Grove Orchard. From snacks to meals, we’ve got your appetite covered!

    Eat at CGO!
    Eat at CGO!
    Eat at CGO!

Don't Forget the Apples!

We’ve got dozens of varieties of home-grown apples spread over 20 beautiful acres just waiting to be picked. Grab a bag (and some friends) and enjoy!

Get Picking →

Getting Around

With more than 32 acres of Farmyard and Orchard, CGO has a lot of room to explore. To find what you’re looking for, or to avoid getting lost (unless getting lost is what you want), take a look at this map of our facilities.



Click to Explore Map

Policies and FAQ

Have a question about your visit or how it works here at Center Grove Orchard?
Check out our FAQ and Policies →

Follow Along

For a glimpse into the every day life at Center Grove Orchard, follow us on Instagram @CenterGroveOrchard


Due to damage from the storms yesterday, we are cl Due to damage from the storms yesterday, we are closed for a couple days. Once we have an idea of when we can have debris cleared and repairs made to create a safe and fun place again, we’ll update you via social media and our website that we’re open. Thank you for your patience.
🌻 To hopefully brighten what was a hectic day f 🌻 To hopefully brighten what was a hectic day for Iowans (and many others!), here is a picture of some of our sunflowers standing strong. 
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❤️ Our farm and crops received quite a bit of damage, but we are very thankful all guests and team members that were onsite today were safe. We are thankful for our amazing staff that remained calm, continued to monitor weather, and took care of our guests. 
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⚠️ We are working hard to clear debris so we can open back up, but we are closed for the next couple of days. Please continue to watch our FB page or check our website for updates. 
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🎟 Those who purchased tickets online for today (Mon, 8/10) and tomorrow (Tues, 8/11) will receive refunds. Please email us at fun@centergroveorchard.com for any questions or concerns about tickets. Thank you!
🌻Sunflowers are in bloom!!🌻 We open tomorrow 🌻Sunflowers are in bloom!!🌻 We open tomorrow, Aug 8th!! 🌻 Get your farmyard ticket! 👇🏼 Link below!