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Apple Season Has Come to a Close
at Julian Farm and Orchard 

Our apples tours have concluded for the 2023 season. If you are looking to pick apples in Julian, California Volcan Valley Farms still has apple crops. Visit our friends at Volcan Valley Farms.


Everything You Need to Know About Julian Apples Tours

At Julian Farm and Orchard, u-pick apples are only available by reservation only via apple tours. 

Apple tours include our tractor pulled hayride and animal sanctuary/petting zoo for each confirmed Apple tour participant. 

Each participant 4 years and older must have a reservation to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Our apple tours is capped at 25 participants. If there are not enough open slots for each member of your party, please find another day that can accommodate your whole party. The purchase of an Apple tour ticket includes our $5 general admission. An apple tour reservation does not guarantee u-pick apple availability. Apple tours will take place regardless of apple supply. 

Our apple crop is limited and there is a very high demand for u- pick apples. Our u-pick apples are sold separately from tours on site by volume.  ½ Peck apple bags will be sold on-site at check-in to only guests with an apple tour reservation. Apple tours are limited to one (1) Apple bag per household. Additional Apple bags available for purchase in the gift shop.

Guests cannot bring their own bag or basket to fill with apples.


Apple Tour guests will check in at the apple tour check-in table near the main gate. Guests must be checked in 10 minutes prior to the tour start time. We recommend arriving at least 45 minutes prior to the tour time to allow time for parking, check-in, etc. Tours will begin at start times.  

Julian Farm and Orchard staff will greet tour participants in the waiting area. They will take tour guests on an educational walking tour of our orchard. Along the way, they will share apple facts and point out things in our orchard that often go unnoticed to non-farmers.  Staff will answer any questions guests may have before pointing out the recommended trees with ripe fruit to pick from. Our Apple tour is 45-60 minutes depending on guest interaction and how long it takes to pick apples.  

It is highly encouraged that guests dress appropriately for a day on our working 25-acre sustainable farm. Please wear closed-toed shoes, dress according to the daily weather forecast, bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and water. Strollers are welcome. Walking paths consist of hard dirt, gravel, and ground asphalt.  

Apple tour guests are welcome to participate in our other fun offerings on the farm. Activity armbands and other U-pick crops can be purchased onsite at our ticket booth. The farm closes at 4 pm and on-site guests will be asked to leave shortly after closing.

In the event that a guest is unable to make their scheduled apple tour, they can reschedule via self-service on the Xola booking system. To make changes to your reservation, bring up your confirmation or reminder email, click the "Manage this Booking" hyperlink, and you will be taken to a Self-Service page where updates can be made.  


Cancelation Policy: 

All sales are final. Apple tours will take place regardless of apple supply. Your reservation slot is reserved for you. Julian Farm and Orchard is not responsible if you miss your tour time. In the event that weather prevents apple tours from occurring, we will offer rescheduling options, store credit, or a refund.  


Limited Cider Apples: Michelin , Emir de Berthencourt , Muscat de Bernay, Buford Red Flesh, Harrison, Nehau, and Foxwelp.

We have just a few pear trees as well. We have Magnus and Barlett Pears. 

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