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Connecticut's Only Spring Apple Hunt

Please note: The Apple Hunt is now Sold Out!

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Family Fun! 

Get ready for Connecticut's one and only Spring Apple Hunt! Search for thousands of Lyman's own eco-certified apples in a Hay Maze! Enjoy a FREE Magic Show, with The Magic of ChristopherGet your face painted! Children ages 1 to 10 years old are invited to participate in the Apple Hunt.

Free Spring Apple Hunt Tee Shirt!

Every child participating in the Hunt receives a special edition 275th Anniversary Spring Apple Hunt T-shirt!  Please select your shirt sizes when you purchase your tickets online.  You will receive your free T-shirt(s) at the check-in table.

Ponies, Face Painting and more!

Additional fun activities of the day include Pony Rides for children provided by Tara Farm Rescue and Tractor-pulled Wagon Rides for the whole family, provided by our Orchard team. These activities have a nominal fee. Our Face-Painters will be on site to create wonderful works of facial art! And don't forget the delicious Kettle Corn from the Bruno Brothers! (Activities subject to change.)

Our Deli Grill will be open for Breakfast Sandwiches, starting at 8:00am. Enjoy great burgers and hotdogs hot from our outdoor grill starting at 11:30am.

Here's How to Register! 

Apple Hunt admission is just $6.00 per child for ages 1 to 10 years old. All children who participate receive a Special Edition Spring Apple Hunt T-shirt!

Schedule:

APPLE HUNT
10:00am: Ages 1-3 SOLD OUT!
10:35am: Ages 4-6
11:10am: Ages 7-10
11:45am: Ages 1-3
12:20pm: Ages 4-6

For the enjoyment of all our guests, capacity is limited for this event. All children must be pre-registered online in advance. Once we reach our capacity in a specific age group, tickets will no longer be available. All sales final; no refunds or exchanges allowed. 

Here's How to Check-in!

When you purchase your ticket, you will receive an email confirmation/receipt. Please print a copy of your Apple Hunt receipt and bring it with you to the event. Present your receipt to our staff at the check-in tables near the Apple Hunt area. 

If you do not have copies of your receipt with you, we can also check in via your smartphone.  

What if it Rains?

If the Apple Hunt is postponed due to inclement weather on April 22nd, your Apple Hunt tickets are valid for the raindate of Sunday, April 23rd.

We will do our best to notify everyone by email, Twitter and Facebook if we need to reschedule. You may also check the status of the event by calling our special events hotline at 860.349.6015. 

Location: Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel

Directions: Get Directions

Apple Hunt Schedule

The Apple Hunt is sold out!

10:00 am: Ages 1-3 years old
10:35 am: Ages 4-6 years old 
11:10 am: Ages 7-10 years old 
11:45 pm: Ages 1-3 years old 

One parent will be allowed to "closely follow" their children in the 1-3 and 4-6 year old categories. Parents are not allowed in the 7-10 age categories.

Purchase Tickets

For the enjoyment of all our guests, capacity is limited for this event. All children must be pre-registered online in advance. Once we reach our capacity in a specific age group, tickets will no longer be available. All sales final; no refunds or exchanges allowed. 

Additional Activities

Tractor-pulled Wagon Rides:  9:00am - 2:00pm*

Pony Rides for Kids:  10:00am - 2:00pm*

Free Facepainting: 9:00am-1:00pm*

Golf Fest (at the Golf Center): 10:00am-2:00pm

Fresh-made Kettle Corn: 10:00am-2:00pm

Free Magic Show on the Apple Barrel deck
featuring The Magic of Christopher: 1:00pm

*There is a fee for Pony Rides & Tractor-pulled Wagon Rides. Purchase tickets for these activities at each venue.

Activities subject to change.

Outdoor Grill Open

Hotdogs, Hamburgers, & more: 11:30am - 2:00pm