Frequently Asked Questions


Closed for the remainder of 2021.

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.

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.

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.

 

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!
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 $4 parking fee 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.

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 Taves Estate Cidery!

Service dogs are always allowed on the farm. Owners, must bring government certification. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times and must be cleaned up after.

Apple and pumpkin picking is free in September, but in October the cost to enter the farm at 333 Gladwin Road is $10 on WEEKENDS. There is NO cost to enter 270 Gladwin Road to pick the apples. You just pay for a minimum of 5lbs each.

Yes, we have two on weekdays and three on the weekends.  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.

Yes, you may walk to it any day of the week.  There is a $10 fee on weekends to enter, or you may take the hayride to the patch which is included with your Superfun Pass. FREE entrance and parking on weekdays (not including Oct.22)

In September admissions to u-pick fields is free, there are minimum purchase requirements for apples, plums and berries.  In OCTOBER there will be an admission fee for those coming on weekends/holidays who do not already have an activities pass. FREE entrance and parking on weekdays.

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 you can enter the pumpkin path with the general admission pass for $10 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!

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

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.

Completely complimentary on weekdays. Fees apply on weekends and during special events. See our attractions page for details.

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

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.

We do not normally have concessions on weekdays, but hot cider and slushies are available! We have the classic carnival favourites like hotdogs and ice cream along with our very own freshly-roasted corn, baked potatoes, cold-pressed Apple Cider, and Apple Cider Slushies. On weekends, we have the classic carnival favourites like hotdogs, mini donuts and ice cream along with our very own freshly-roasted corn and baked potatoes.

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

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.

Please see this page. Note: We are open ALL Statutory Holidays and Pro-D Days including all of Thanksgiving Weekend.

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

In September, we offer it at the Applebarn, but our Jonagold orchard (open in October) is across the street at 270 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, BC. But, please check out U-pick page for frequent updates!

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.

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

Children must weight 85 lbs or less.

Pony rides are unavailable for the remainder of 2021. Check out our Laughing Stock Ranch until then!

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 UV Treated. UV Treatment is an excellent alternative to heat pasteurization. It’s tree-to-bottle, cold-pressed goodness. Yum!

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! However, it is closed this season due to Covid-19.

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

They run every single day. On the weekend, it’s full-time but on weekdays it’s between 11am and 5 pm. Hayrides are only a part of the SUPER FUN pass and can not be purchased separately.

Please complete the form on our Donations page.

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