Q: How much does it cost to get into the Family Farm?
A: Monday – Thursday, tickets are $6 and Friday – Sunday, tickets are $10. You can add a jump pillow for an additional $2. Children 3 and under are free.
Q: What is included in the cost of admission?
A: All of our activities are included in our admission price, except for the jump pillow (an additional $2 per person) and the cost of pumpkins!
Q: When does the Family Farm open?
A: The Family Farm portion of the Louisburg Cider Mill opens mid-September every year to kick off a season of Fall Fun. The official open date is subject to change, so keep a close eye on our calendar.
Q: What are the Family Farm’s hours?
A: During our Family Farm season, we are open 7 days per week: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Q: Are dogs allowed at Louisburg Cider Mill?
A: Yes, dogs are welcome on our property as long as they’re leashed. They are not allowed in the Country Store unless they are a certified service dog. Also, no animals allowed in the pressing barn.
Q: Do you offer season passes to the Family Farm?
A: We don’t currently sell season passes to the Family Farm.
Q: Is there food available for purchase?
A: We have a snack shack available near our Family Farm and our Country Store is stocked full of all your favorite treats, including our famous cider donuts! We also have food trucks on-site at our Family Farm and Country Store on the weekends during September and October. Call for the food truck availability.
Q: When are your pumpkins available for purchase?
A: As soon as the farm opens in mid-September we have pumpkins available to buy. Or you can purchase a pumpkin as soon as you find one in our patch! They are usually at their best mid-fall.
Q: How much do pumpkins cost?
A: Pumpkins from our patch cost between $3-$25, depending on the size. If you do not want to go to the Family Farm, you can also purchase pumpkins at our Country Store.
Q: How old do you have to be to go through the corn maze?
A: Our corn maze is for all ages! We do recommend that younger children are accompanied by an adult or older child.
Q: How late is the corn maze open?
A: Our corn maze is open as long as our farm is open, although we do recommend bringing a flashlight if you’re going to tackle it in the dark!
Q: What activities do you offer for little kids?
A: Tons! We have a specific children’s play area, filled with fun and exciting activities like slides and more. We also offer hayrides, a tricycle track, a beehive exhibit. Truly there is an abundance of fun to be had at our farm, no matter your age.
Q: Are there animals on the Family Farm?
A: Yes, we have farm animals at the Louisburg Cider Mill: goats, geese, chickens, and rabbits.
Q: Do you host birthday parties on the Family Farm?
A: We love to host birthday parties on the Family Farm! Our birthday party packages consist of 24 admissions to the farm, jump pillow wristbands and a fire pit fee, all for $250. Children 3 and under are free! Your four-hour reservation includes 2 picnic tables, party table and hay bales around the fire pit.
Q: Do you have bonfires at night during the fall?
A: We have fire pits available to rent if you’d like to host your own bonfire. Just bring your own s’mores ingredients and sticks and you’re ready to go! Learn more about our fire pit rentals. We also have concessions available to order when you book your party.
Q: Do you do hayrides?
A: We offer hayrides on the Family Farm every day from 10 a.m. until close at no additional cost.
Q: What are the Country Store hours?
A: Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. We are closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve we do close early, so you can always call to find out hours or look on our website.
Q: Is the Country Store only open in the fall?
A: Nope, our Country Store is open all year round: Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Q: Is the Country Store open during the Christmas season?
A: Yes, but we do close on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Q: How much does it cost to take a tour of the Cider Mill?
A: We have three different tour packages that range from $5-$9 that you can choose from. There is a 15-person minimum for guided tours or you are always welcome to take a self-guided tour. Read more about our tours here.
Q: How much does it cost to attend the Ciderfest?
A: Ciderfest is completely free! We do not charge admission or parking during our annual Ciderfest celebrations. There are vendors with additional fees to participate, such as pony rides and inflatables.
Q: Where can I purchase Louisburg Cider?
A: Not only do we sell our Louisburg Cider at our facilities, but you can also purchase Louisburg Apple Cider from many local grocers near you. We are located at many HyVees, Price Choppers, and other stores across the area. Can’t find it near you? Order easily online!
Q: What flavors are there of Louisburg Apple Cider in the Country Store?
A: We have a wide variety of flavors of our Louisburg Apple Cider, including Honeycrisp Apple Cider, Chai Apple Cider, Cinnamon Apple Cider, and Lemon Ginger Cider, plus our line of sparkling apple cider in delicious flavors like pomegranate and cranberry.
Q: Where can I buy Lost Trail Soda?
A: There are many places around the area that sell our famous Lost Trail Soda, including our Country Store. If you can’t find it at a specialty grocer near you, you can always purchase Lost Trail Sodas online.
Q: Can I buy cider donuts in bulk?
A: Yes! Cider donuts are $7.95 per dozen. We do offer discounted pricing on 11 dozen or more.
Q: What coffee blend does Louisburg use? Can I buy beans or grounds?
A: We sell brewed Prairie Fire coffee in-store, but we do not sell beans or grounds.
Q: How much does shipping cost?
A: It depends on what and where you’re shipping. We will ship your order by UPS Ground Service. UPS 2nd Day and Next Day Air Delivery Services are also available at an additional charge. Please call us for information on shipping APO, FPO or shipping to Alaska, Hawaii or foreign addresses.
Q: Is everything in the Country Store available to purchase online?
A: Not everything, but most of our favorites are available online.
Q: What Louisburg Cider Mill products are available online?
A: Nearly all of our products are available for online purchase, including our famous apple cider, apple cider donut mix, apple, and pumpkin butters, and our Lost Trail Sodas. We also offer gift baskets, gift certificates, and other items that make a perfect gift! Shipping typically takes around 5-7 business days.
Q: How long does shipping typically take?
A: 5-7 business days.
Q: Do your Louisburg Cider Mill products ever go on sale or clearance?
A: Here at the Country Store, there will be times that we will have a clearance section on many miscellaneous products. Check back often to see what’s on sale!
Q: Do you host corporate events?
A: Yes. Large or Corporate Groups can reserve a fire pit area with 2-4 picnic tables, a party table and hay bales around the fire pit for $9/person 50-150 guests and $8/person for 151+ people. To purchase jump pillow wristbands would be $2 additional fee. Children 3 and under are free.
Q: Can we take family photos or engagement photos at Louisburg Cider Mill?
A: Yes, you can! You will just need to sign a release form. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information on scheduling.
Q: Do you host school field trips?
A: We do offer school field trips! Contact us to plan your next school field trip.
Q: What activities do you offer for field trips?
A: Our field trip experience consists of one of our three tours for you to choose from based on your budget and preference. Our fall tours run from mid-September to the end of October from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (dates are subject to availability). 15 people are required for a guided tour and children 3 years old and under are free.
Q: Can I have my wedding at Louisburg Cider Mill?
A: No, we do not host weddings at Louisburg Cider Mill.