Wiard's Special Events

Special Events

September 9 & 10, 2017

  • Grandparent’s Weekend One free child with one paying grandparent.
  • Teacher’s Appreciation Weekend One teacher and one guest admitted FREE with credentials.

September 16 & 17, 2017

  • Soccer Weekend Children wearing Soccer uniform admitted at ½ Price.

September 23 & 24, 2017

  • Scout Weekend Boy/Girl Scouts wear uniform scarf, hat, or vest and admitted at ½ Price. This discount is for scouts and troop leaders only.

September 30 & October 1, 2017

  • Wiard’s Country Fair Continues

October 7 & 8, 2017

  • Running Fit’s Run Scream Run 5K,10K & Kid’s Cider Mill Mile. Go to www.runscreamrun.com for information.
  • Community Awareness Days Safety and Service Visitors.

October 14 & 15, 2017

Photo Contest Weekend Click HERE for details and entry form.

October 21 & 22, 2016

  • Wiard’s Employee Reunion Former employees wear your old Wiard’s Shirt or Hat for Free Admission for yourself

About Each Special Event

Grandparent’s Weekend

We are opening our season with a family special. “Grandparents’ Weekend” allows one child free admission for each paying grandparent Our opening weekend is a bit quieter than the rest of the season so this makes for a nice laid back outing. There are plenty of activities to be enjoyed by grandparents and grandchildren together and also plenty of activities to keep grandchildren busy while the grandparents sit at a picnic table and sip some cider.

Teachers Appreciation Weekend

Teachers, you give so much to your students that we wanted to give back and say “Thank you!” Monday-Friday you make sure young minds get the best education possible we think that you deserve a discount to cut loose on the weekend. Leave the tests that need grading at home and take a much needed break! Teachers appreciation weekend offers FREE admission to teacher and ONE guest. We hope your time with us gets an A+! Teacher must show id that proves status as a school teacher. This can be paycheck stub, name badge from school with your name and school name or a teaching certificate.

Soccer Weekend

Children wearing Soccer uniform admitted at ½ Price We like to support team spirit and that’s why we’re having our “Soccer Weekend” to let players and their families kick back (pun intended) while they’re not on the field. You can leave the cleats at home but make sure to wear your uniform! Children wearing their soccer uniform get admitted at half-price!

Scout Weekend

Boys Scouts & Girl Scouts Of America are an American institution and we are proud of those that put their time and energy into bettering themselves and their community. We would like to reward that positive commitment with discounted admission; this is our way of saying Thank You. Kids that wear their uniform, scarf, hat or vest and get in for half-price! Scouts honor!

Run Scream Run weekend

Themed benefit runs have become a popular item in recent years and we are happy to have partnered with Ann Arbor’s own Running Fit to present Run, Scream, Run. Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costume as they race toward the finish line but that isn’t all! Along the way monsters from our Night Terrors attractions will help keep your heart rate up by scaring you on to victory! There are a variety of runs: 5K,10K & Kid’s Cider Mill Mile. Visit www.runscreamrun.com for more details and photos of last year’s event.

Watch video from last years’ run

Community Awareness Days–

Safety and Service Visitors set up in the Country Fair area to connect with our customers. The children squeal with delight as they get to meet police officers, fire fighters, ambulance drivers along with others and get close enough to the vehicles to see inside and touch them.

Photo Contest Weekend

Click here for details and entry form.

Are you a wizard with a camera? The DaVinci of the photographic arts? If so, then enter our photo contest, come out to Wiard’s Orchards with that camera and get some awesome images. All photos must be received by November 1, judging will take place immediately afterwards and winners will be notified.

All decisions of our judges will be final. 1st prize: Season passes for a family of 4 good for the following season at Wiard’s Orchards Country Fair 2nd prize: $25.00 Gift Certificate to Wiard’s Country Store; 3rd prize: Wiard’s baseball cap

Wiard’s Employee Reunion

We have had more employees than we can count over the years that Wiard’s has been serving the community. This final weekend of the Country Fair each year we invite any of our former employees to wear your old Wiard’s Shirt for free admission. The free admission is for the former employees only. We would love to see you here!

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5565 Merritt Rd,
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197