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NEW FOR 2019!

Wiard's Cider Mill
and Apple Orchard was founded in Michigan by George Wiard in 1837. Visitors can enjoy u-pick apples, u-pick pumpkin patch, drink delicious cider, roam through a corn maze, climb on a hayride, or reserve a field trip, Wiard’s is the orchard for you. Wiard's is one of the most popular things to do in the Ann Arbor area – we are located in Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan outside Metro Detroit.

Wiard’s Country Fair agri-entertainment park is fun for all: orchards, cider mill, u-pick apples, corn maze, u-pick pumpkin patch, apple cannon, giant inflatables, Old West hayrides, petting farm, miniature golf, Straw Mountain, Haunted Barn, multiple children’s play areas, hot food and much more.

Visit our Country Store and Bakery featuring Michigan cider mill, donuts, fresh baked pies, jams, jellies, honey and apple salsas.

Wiard’s “Night Terrors,” the premier Haunted thrill park in Michigan, featuring 5 attractions for one low admission: the Haunted Barn, The Asylum, The Mindshaft, Hayrides of the Lost, and Alien Caged Clowns.

Wiard’s host corporate picnics, field trips, birthday parties, and family reunions.

Seven generations of the Wiard family have served Metro Detroit for over 183 years. Today the apple orchard and cider
mill near Ann Arbor covers nearly 100 acres, with many diversified operations. These include the Cider Mill, Country Store,
u-pick apples and u-pick pumpkin patch, Country Fair, Corn Maze, Field trips, corporate picnics, school trips, birthday parties, evening hayrides and Night Terrors. The greatest value and maximum scare in haunted house entertainment is in the month of October. Call (734) 390-9211 for additional details.


News & Updates

Lately I’ve Been Thinking

I am going to be honest with you, lately, I have spent a lot of time thinking about and researching Covid 19.  I bet a lot of you have been too.  The pandemic has caused a lot of folks to do some forward planning and re-evaluating what normal was, is currently and is going to be in the future.

The one thing we know for sure is that “normal” naturally changes.  When I was younger we talked on corded phones that hung on the wall.  We called these telephones.  The cell phone brought a very positive change to our “normal”.  Our paper calendars and to do lists have moved to our phones or computers.  Our cars get many more miles per gallon and Facebook replaces waiting for slow arriving snail to bring us news from loved ones. 

In the midst of the pandemic many people say they want to get back to normal and I understand that feeling.  With what we each perceive as normal comes a level of comfort.  We like things that we know.  My normal brings me comfort and your normal brings you comfort.  We each have different norms in our lives.

Over the years here at Wiard’s Orchards, we have established some norms  that we share with you; delicious donuts, yummy caramel apples, refreshing apple cider, crispy sweet fresh apples, fun filled Country Fair days and fright filled Night Terror evenings for our guests.  We are busy now planning bring back a touch of “normal” to our customers.

Plan to join us; a lot will have changed by fall but we at Wiard’s Orchards, are planning to keep a lot of our normal in place for you to enjoy!


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5565 Merritt Rd,
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197