Note: Date change due to weather .....  Come join us for the   APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL  celebration,


October 4th & 5th,  2014

On October 4th & 5th, Apple Country Orchards and Metropolitan Lubbock Rotary Club will host the 19th Annual Apple Butter Festival, 10 am - 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The festival offers a fun filled weekend for the whole family.

The festival features activities and entertainment for all ages. Live bluegrass, country, and gospel  music will be offered both days. Performers include  Joe Gillis, Megan Atkinson, David Mitchell, the Singing Plainsmen and more.

Children will enjoy the petting zoo, lots of children's crafts and activities,  and face painting. Children and adults can relax and enjoy hay rides through the apple trees, a visit with Johnny Appleseed, a Space Slide for the kids, craft booths in the orchard, green chili roasting, and apple picking.

A benefit BBQ lunch with beverage will be offered all day for $5. Fresh apple turnovers and Bluebell ice cream are $3.

All these events and more will take place at Apple Country Orchards, located 4 miles east of Idalou on Highway 62 & 82, just 15 minutes from Lubbock.   Admission is only $3 per person and children under 5 and under enter free.   Our address is 12206 East Hwy 62, Idalou, TX 79329.

All proceeds from Festival activities benefit Meals on Wheels and other charitable activities of Apple Country Orchards and Metropolitan Lubbock Rotary Club.   We appreciate and want to thank our Festival sponsors for all they do in support of the Festival, United Supermarkets, Mayfield Paper Co, Blue Bell,  Mt Blanco Sales, and Goodart Candy.

Come join the fun !!!!    For information and entertainment schedule please call (806)892-2961.


                                               Come join us for the PUMPKIN FEST October 11, 2014

We  will have pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, decorative gourds, fresh APPLE CIDER for, HAY for sale for the holidays, Corn stalks and HAY RIDES in the Orchard.  Come see us and experience Fall in the "apple trees".  Apple picking.   We are also pouring raw honey and have all our great fresh veggies for sale - including our Black-eye peas.  This year we will be roasting green chilies.  Don't forget about our FRESH APPLE pancakes for breakfast until 11 am to benefit the GRUB kids at the Food Bank Farm.   

Our bakery is always open, featuring our German Apple Cakes, yummy apple pies, and fresh baked cookies, etc.   Lunch begins at 11:30 am.  Come and join us!!!   806-892-2961.  or email us OR



                                                                                   CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION IN THE ORCHARD  

 Come join us for fresh apple pancakes and sausage all day.   Santa will be visiting and we will be taking hayrides in the Orchard !!!!  Check back for the date in December.





                                                                    APPLE BLOSSOM CELEBRATION

                                                                          Come visit us April 4,  2015  

     It is apple blossom time again.  Bring your cameras and take a hayride through the 6000 apple trees in bloom.  Come taste our fresh apple pancakes and sausage breakfast served all day from 9 am to 4 pm, proceeds to support Meals on Wheels.  See you there!!!!full




                                    GARDEN and ARTS FESTIVAL     September 2014    9 am - 6 pm

The Lubbock Garden and Arts Center is holding their annual Festival on Saturday, September.  Apple Country Orchards will be roasting green chilis, pouring raw honey, selling our jams, jellies, and pumpkin pie filling, and will have our famous German Apple cakes for sale.  Come see us and enjoy the festival!