September 9th-October 22nd


Whether you’re continuing a family tradition or starting a new one this fall, The Elegant Farmer, Hwys ES & J, Mukwonago, WI offers you an old-fashioned farm experience at our annual Autumn Harvest Fest Saturdays & Sundays only, Sept. 9-Oct. 22, 10 am-5 pmWelcomed by the Smilin’ Barn, admission and parking are free.  Look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones in the orchard this year!   This is a family fun event but please no animals except service animals assisting an individual with a disability.*

*Comfort, therapy and emotional support animals do not meet the definition of a service animal and are not permitted.


Check here each Wednesday to see What’s Pickin’ in the orchard and available in the market for that weekend. We’ll let you know which of our varieties are ready to pick and take home for eating, baking and enjoying.   

Apple varieties ripen and are available at different times throughout Harvest Fest so please make sure to check our website to find when your favorites are ready.

Apple Pricing:  1/2 Peck: $15    Peck: $25     1/2 Bushel: $45

Apples Available Oct 14 & 15

Smilin’ Barn Cafe

Adding to the fun is the Smilin’ Barn Cafe featuring BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, beef chili with scoop corn chips, chili dogs, chicken pot pie, orchard-fresh apple cider, slices of apple pie or caramel apple pie and caramel apples. Take a rest on the hay bales while telling your kids or grandkids about your own childhood memories of the harvest.  Please share your pictures on Facebook and Instagram #elegantfarmer. We love featuring our guests’ pictures each year on our site.

Hayrides, Pony & Train Rides

Enjoy Southeast Wisconsin’s beautiful fall colors aboard our tractor-pulled hayrides, on top of one of our friendly ponies or chugging along in one of the East Troy Railroad’s vintage trains.  Please visit the East Troy Electric Railroad’s website https://www.easttroyrr.org  for more information about the train rides and schedules.  Ride up to the Pumpkin Patch and pick your favorites.

Tractor-pulled Hayride
$7 adult, $5 kids 3-11, under 2 free

Pony Ride  $10

Train Rides / Visit the East Troy Electric Railroad’s website for more information about train schedule and rates. 

Pumpkin Pricing:  Extra Large: $12, Large: $9, Medium $6, Pie $4


Corn Maze 

As part of our Harvest Fest, The Elegant Farmer offers a family-friendly corn maze with easy in and out access for all ages. Come experience the fun and laughter this apple orchard design corn maze is sure to provide.

***Please note that the last entry into the corn maze is 4 pm as Harvest Fest closes at 5 pm.  

Corn Maze Tickets: $7, children 2 & under free


Our Farmer’s Market

A wonderful shopping experience, The Elegant  Farmer offers award-winning specialty foods in its Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli & Market including our famed Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag, fruit crisps, delicious CiderBaked Ham, fruity applesauces, jumbo muffins & cookies, Blue Ribbon Cheeses, sauces and dressings, seasonal fruits & vegetables and more. The Market is open year-round 9 am to 6 pm.  So come in early and get a pack of donuts before heading over to the orchard that is open 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Grab dinner on the way out with our heat and eat ribs, pulled pork, CiderBaked ham or homemade chicken pot pies. Select your fall favorite Squash for $3 or Gourds $1 each.

The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. (Hwys ES & J), Mukwonago, WI. For more information, call 262-363-6771.