Fall Fun In Fredericksburg VA

Dated: 09/22/2016

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Fall is an exciting time in Fredericksburg. Not only is the weather beautiful, but the area is booming with lots of family Fall activities. Locally,  there are many farms that offer pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, apple picking and freshly baked goods such as seasonally appropriate pumpkin pies.


Some farms to check outinclude (but are not limited to; there's a ton!):


Belvedere Plantation (which even features apig race and barnyard animals)

September 20- October 26; Saturdays 10am-10pm & Sundays 10am-6pm.  Friday evenings 5-10pm (Pumpkin Patch lighted for night picking) Weekday Hours: Tue-Fri   9:30am-1:30pm (not all attractions are open).


Braehead Farm  "Pick a pumpkin in our fields in front of the market, shopin our market and have lunch on the weekends at our Braehead Farm Kitchen." An admission fee of $5/person on weekdays and $7.50/person onweekends (under 2 free!)


Clark's Farm (located in Stafford)Open 7 days/week from 10am – 6pm starting Sept 20 - Nov 2.  Activities include: farm animals, a hay mountain, large maze, face painting, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, great cutouts for photos, a moon-bounce, and pony rides on weekends. Food, hot apple cider, and specialty craft items sold on premises. Price of admission includes a pumpkin!  $6/Weekdays and $8/Weekends. 



Carter Mountain Orchard (located in Charlottesville)Weekend Activities include hayrides, music, wine tastings, pumpkins and picnic area.  Also available in the store:  fresh baked apple pies, apple cider donuts, pumpkins and specialty crafts.  Apple Harvest Festival happening every weekend in Oct, 8 am - 7 pm!


If you are interested in just enjoying the beautiful Fall scenery, perhaps take a walk on one of the many walking trails here in Fredericksburg. There are many local parks and trails, as well as downtown Fredericksburg which is always beautiful any time of year. And of course for the adults, we cannot forget to mention Capital Ale house' Oktoberfest on October 1st in downtown Fredericksburg. Spend the day enjoying live music, German dancing and over 100 craftand imported brews. The festival has a $3 cover charge, with proceeds benefitting Main Street Initiative of Fredericksburg. Each guest of legal drinking age can purchase a traditional 1.0 liter Capital Ale House stein for $4. Families are welcome, though a parent or guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 21. For full details visit their websitecapitalalehouse.com.

Dan Lesher

After 15 years in sales, Dan Lesher began his career in real estate in 1997 with the goal of providing superior customer service, inspired by his own experience with lackluster real estate agents. Ove....

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