Frequently Asked Questions

Currently Open 7 days week

9:30 AM – 5:30 PM DAILY 

Closing for the Season on October 31st at 5pm

We will not reopen until Easter weekend 2023

YES, it is always good a good idea to buy tickets online because there are capacity restrictions. Tickets are also discounted online so you will save some money!

Apple picking is now CLOSED for the season.

Admission to the farm is FREE weekdays for apple/pumpkin picking.  On weekends from October 1st to October 31st there is a charge of $12/person ages 3 and up  to enter the farm at 333 Gladwin Road. The admission is for ages 3 and up and also includes admission to the petting barn, pumpkin patch and pumpkin display path. There is NO cost to enter 270 Gladwin Road to pick the apples, but we only have Jonagold there.  The U-pick 270 orchard is not open until late September into October. You just pay for a minimum of 5lbs each.  Jonagold orchard is only open on WEEKENDS.

CLOSED for the season as of Oct.15th, 2022.

Lots and lots. Please read about our apple varieties in the U Pick Section.

Please visit our Rates section. Please visit our attractions page for parking fee details.

There are two activity admission passes: Fun Pass and Super Fun Pass available almost everyday.  On weekends and holidays, you can also choose a lower level ticket for general admission only which gives you access to the Country store, concession, pumpkin patch, pumpkin path with attached corn maze as well as the petting barn.  On weekends/holidays, you must have at least a general admission pass to enter the farm and visit the country store.

Weekdays that are not holidays, you can go to the store and the pumpkin patch without paying an admission or activity pass fee of any kind.

 From October 1st until October 31 st, there will be an admission fee for those coming on weekends/holidays who do not already have an activities pass and want to pick pumpkins at 333 Gladwin Road. FREE entrance and parking on weekdays.

There is NO apples for picking at 333 Gladwin Road at all and the other orchard (at 270 Gladwin) has no admission, but is only open on WEEKENDS.

Yes, you can bring your pets to certain parts of the farm only! Pets are allowed in the sunflower patch, pumpkin patch, corn maze, and on the hay ride. You can also bring pets to the picnic area at are always allowed on the farm.  Dogs must be kept on leash at all times and must be cleaned up after.  NO dogs in orchards or store.

Yes, we have two on weekdays and three on the weekends.  All the mazes are suitable for families with younger children. The biggest maze, the Mystery Maze, takes about 30-45 minutes and is part of our Super Fun Pass.  The other smaller mazes are a part of the Fun pass.  The finger find maze is located behind our sunflower/pumpkin path and takes about 20 – 30 minutes to complete.  Our Pumpkin Life Cycle maze is located near Farmville and is available almost everyday in September (except weekdays when we have tours).  In October, the life cycle pumpkin maze is only open on weekends.  It takes 10 – 20 minutes to complete.

Yes, you may walk to it any day of the week.  There is a $12 fee on weekends in October  to enter the farm in general, or you may take the hayride to the patch which is included with your Superfun Pass. FREE entrance to the pumpkin patch on weekdays and free parking on weekdays (not including Oct.10 or 21)

It is a beautiful pumpkin display garden with our pumpkin house and a river of blue pumpkins.  To enter you must have a FUN pass or a SUPERFUN pass on weekdays.  On weekends from October 1st – October 31st, you can enter the pumpkin path with the general admission pass for $12 each.

No, pumpkins are not included with any admission passes or tickets. Prices vary per size and range from $1 to $35 for the big specialty ones!  However, with the GROUP of FOUR pass in OCTOBER  ONLY you will receive a $5 voucher for your group to use towards your pumpkin purchases.

Yes, we have a small parking lot near Taves Estate Cidery and then a large field right next door for busy days. FREE entrance and parking on weekdays (not including Oct.22)

Completely complimentary on weekdays for all guests. A $5 parking fee (plus taxes and ticking fees) will apply on weekends/holidays and pro-d days in October for ALL guests entering the farm buying the General admission or the Activity Passes. There is only FREE parking for guests of Taves Estate Cidery.

REFUNDS are seldom given, but rather you will be given a credit to book tickets for another day or time.

YES, you can create an account with Ticketspice (our online sales provider) and make changes yourself. Manage My Account

NO, according our understanding of the rules and regulations we are not required to ask customers about their vaccine card. We are mainly an outdoor venue with the indoor activities being essential services such as grocery and liquor sales.

No, but we do ask that you do not come to the farm is you are experiencing covid symptoms or have been in contact with a known covid 19 person. You can get a credit to use your tickets another day, but you will need to contact us ASAP to have this change made before you arrive on the farm.


Currently, in keeping the new regulations, we are asking all guests to wear masks in our indoor areas including the petting barn, Taves Estate Cidery, the washroom and the country store. You are free to walk around the outdoor areas mask free, however we ask everyone respect each other’s space and personal convictions regarding masks outside.

Unfortunately, we have very limited ability to answer calls due to the high call volume. Please use this FAQ page to find the answer to most questions. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] or try texting 778-240-8887.

We are currently taking bookings for October from 5th to 29th. Click here to book a tour!

We sure do. Our new permanent bathrooms have full plumbing and are deeply sanitized throughout each day.

We are located at 333 Gladwin Road in Abbotsford, BC. For specific directions, please go to the Contact Us section.

Please see this page.

Note: Starting September 1st, we are open 7 days a week from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM. We are open ALL Statutory Holidays and Pro-D Days including all of Thanksgiving Weekend. On October 31st we close at 5pm and will not reopen until Easter for our kids event.

Weekdays you are welcome to bring your own food, but on the weekends due to limited capacities we ask that only those purchasing OUR food from our concession stands use the picnic area.

No party area currently available. Please check back or email us at [email protected] for more information.

Concession is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am – 5:00pm, offering hotdogs, chips, pulled pork bubble waffles, ice cream and cider slushies.  Weekday concession is NOT available at this time.

Sorry, smoking and vaping isn’t allowed anywhere on the grounds

At our ticket gates we only accept CASH or CREDIT – no debit. You may use your debit card at the store, U-Pick and concession stand.

You are welcome to self-host your own party here, but we do not have any party packs or party areas currently.

Be prepared to get dirty and have fun. We recommend boots and layers of clothing.

Since it changes so often, please visit our U-Pick section for updated information on varieties and pricing.

For Country Store Items, a receipt must be provided and a full refund will be issued. However, please don’t open the items first or we can’t refund you.

No, unfortunately we no longer offer pony rides.

Although we are not certified organic, we have chosen a sustainable method of agriculture called the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach, which uses the least harmful methods available to control continual attacks on our crops. At Taves Family Farms, we adhere to British Columbia and Canada’s requirements when applying agricultural chemicals and take great precautions to protect the land, our customers, staff and family. Watch this Video.

Yes, they are all non-gmo, which means that our fruits and vegetables are grown from non-genetically modified seeds.

The glass bottles are pasteurized, but the plastic containers are flash pasteurized.  It is quick high heat process that preserves the taste of the cider while eliminating any harmful bacteria from the cider.

The .909 L and 1.89 L sizes are available at our Country Store, and at select retail locations across the Lower Mainland. See our Cider Page for details and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates!

Yes, we do! We will be offering bunny petting this year depending on how things go and how the bunnies do with this activity.  At times bunnies may need a rest and the activity will be unavailable.

Yes, we do! You are welcome to bring your own a well as they go quickly!

Currently,  they are running on weekends only, it’s full-time from 10 am to 5:00 pm for the last ride. Hayrides are only a part of the SUPER FUN pass and can not be purchased separately.  A hayride consists of a tractor pulling. wagon with hay bales on it.  You sit on the bales

Please complete the form on our Donations page.

To find out wholesale prices, contact us at [email protected]