Summer Fun for Kids and Families at Tuttle Orchards | Things to do

Tuttle Orchards is one of the premier locations families visit during the fall months for apple picking and a pumpkin patch. Did you know that Tuttle’s also offers really fun playdates and learning opportunities during the summer? Think of it as a summer field trip full of fun!

Preschool Playdates at Tuttle Orchards

Wednesdays in May, June, and July
Tuttle Orchards has fun outings planned for preschoolers all summer long! Preschool-age kids will explore science on the farm and make new friends! There’s a fun and exciting new theme every week. The 30-minute staff-led playdate will have a story or lesson and an age-appropriate craft, plus playtime in Tractor Town before and after the class. Tractor Town is open 10 am – 1 pm. Preschool Playdates are designed for children 3 to 5 years old, but other siblings may attend with the purchase of a ticket.

Tuttle’s Adventure Days for Kids Ages 5 – 8

Tuesdays in June and July
Tuttle Orchards is offering a fun learning opportunity for elementary-aged kids to explore some science in a farm setting, with hands-on activities and crafts! Each week covers a different and exciting theme.  This experience is approximately 30 minutes followed by playtime in Tractor Town. It is designed for children 5 to 8, siblings are welcome with a paid ticket.

Family Fun – Farm to Table Summer Tour Wagon Rides

Saturday, July 16 & July 23
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Tuttle’s farm-to-table operation and veggie growing areas. These special Farm to Table Summer Wagon Ride tours are a great way to learn about the produce grown on the farm. In addition, Tractor Town will be open from 10 am – 4 pm on these Saturdays, so be sure to choose the combo pass option for extra fun for the kids!

Tractor Town Tuttle Orchards’ Kids Play Area

Wednesday in May, June, and July, 10 am – 1 pm
Tuesdays in June & July, 10 am -1 pm
July 16 and 23, 10 am – 4 pm
Tractor Town Play Area is included in most ticketed events, but if your kids just want to play without the programming, passes are available for $7 per child. Bring your friends and plan your own playdate at Tuttle Orchards.

Tuttle Orchards Farm Store and Cafe

The Farm Store and Cafe are both open from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday. Stop in for fresh produce, delicious treats, and local products.
Please note the weather policy for these events:
This event will NOT be held and Tractor Town will NOT be open if it is raining.  In the event of a cancellation due to rain, you will receive a text message the morning of the event. Please be aware that we will not make this determination until the morning, as Indiana weather often changes by morning from the evening forecast.  In the event of a cancellation due to weather, you will receive a refund.

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