Photo Courtesy of Blake Farms

Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill is a fall favorite in Michigan, and the mill has a collection of fun, autumn-appropriate activates on tap.

From bonfires to pumpkin picking, it’s going to be a fun fall!

Some of Blake’s highlights for 2021 are as follows:

  • U-Pick apple and pumpkin now through October (at all three Blake properties)
  • New attractions added to Funland & Adventure Area include a giant jumping pillow and 75th anniversary commemorative corn maze.
  • Haunted Weekends at Blake’s Big Apple return Sept. 17-Oct. 31: Zombie Paintball, 3-Story Haunted Barn, Spookyland 3D Maze and Haunted Hayrides.
  • Nighttime Bonfires Fridays and Saturdays at Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill.
  • The return of the Monster 5k Dash on Sept. 27 at Blake’s Big Apple location.

For more information on Blake’s and their various locations, go here.

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