Make A Date Out of Apple Picking Bettendorf IA
Tanners Orchard offers couples the ultimate date experience with our apple picking Bettendorf IA. Make sure to call ahead at 309-228-9688 for our adults-only Sunflower S’mores and More events.
If you love apples, our orchard offers you a great opportunity for a first date or a romantic getaway for longtime couples. You can pick from 17 different apple varieties from our more than 17,000 apple trees. Plus, animal lovers will enjoy watching our silly goats. They like to climb the Billy Goat Bridge to the roof of another building and into their Billy Goat Tree House. Meanwhile, foodies will crave our famed apple cider donuts, caramel apples, homemade fudge, and pies at our Apple Bin Bakery. Also, our eatery offers daily lunchtime specials that make for hearty meals before you go picking. However, the fun does not stop there. If you are up for an adventure, you can try to solve our corn maze or play a round of putt-putt golf.
The Schedule and Hours for Apple Picking Bettendorf IA
When you want to go apple picking Bettendorf IA, Tanners Orchard makes it convenient with a great schedule. We open U-pick apple and pumpkin season on the first Saturday in September. Then, we stay open daily from 10 am to 5 pm after opening day. You can continue to pick apples or pumpkins until there are none suitable left to pick throughout October. In addition to our apple orchard, you can choose from six different varieties of pumpkins among thousands in our 20-acre pumpkin patch. However, we cut off admission for U-pick after 4:15 pm each day. For your convenience, we accept Discover, Visa, and Mastercard for payments.
Sunflower S’mores and More Events for Adults
After you spend the day apple picking by Bettendorf IA, you can come back for some nighttime fun, too. Our Sunflower S’mores and More events run from 6 to 9 pm and allow you to enjoy a hog roast and s’mores. You can choose to use our public firepit or rent your own for a private experience with family and friends. We make a s’mores bar with plenty of fillings from which to choose available. Plus, we also make a cash bar available for those wanting to enjoy a few cocktails.
Kids Love Our Back 40 Fun Acres
Tanners Orchard provides a family-friendly atmosphere along with apple picking Bettendorf IA. Your children will love picking from a wealth of activities at our back 40 fun acres play area. They can choose from the following attractions:
- Jumping Jack Pad (Festival Days Only)
- Grain Train (Festival Days Only)
- Rat Racers
- Gem Mining
- Pony Rides (80 lb. weight limit – Festival Days Only)
- Barrel Train (100 lb. weight limit – Festival Days Only)
- Apple Dega Pedal Carts
- Face Painting (ages 3 and older – Festival Days Only)
- Putt-Putt Golf
- Shorty School Bus
- Pedal Tractor Corral
- Wooden Ship
- Burlington Northern Caboose
- Peterbilt Cabover Semi
- John Deere Combine Slides
- Spider Web
- Wooden Airplane
- Wooden Train
- Tether Balls
- Caterpillar Bulldozer
- Retired Horse Swings
- Toddler Swings
- Bouncy Spring Animals
- Old Fashioned Fire Engine
- Grain Bin Sandbox
- Corn Hole
- Giant Bubbles
- Grain Bin Basketball
Contact Us to Schedule Special Events
In addition to apple picking Bettendorf IA, Tanners Orchard can host birthday parties and school tours. Therefore, you can make reservations by calling 309-228-9688 or by using our online contact form. Plus, we can also provide you with a unique opportunity to spice up your next fundraiser with our apple cider donuts. If you have any questions, we would love to talk to you!