Levering Orchard

Levering Orchard in Ararat, VA is a 3rd-generation, family-owned orchard celebrating its 114th year in 2022!

Visitors to Levering Orchard are treated to pick-your-own cherries, peaches, pears, and apples in a gorgeous mountain setting.

Fall apple season at Levering lasts from September through mid-November. They provide you with buckets and ladders and send you into their expansive orchard to experience picking the fruit right off of the tree yourself.

You can call 276-755-3593 for up-to-date information on available apple varieties.

In the Summer, you can also visit the Cherry Orchard Theatre on the property that hosts outdoor plays and music with a Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop.

Most of the plays performed were written in conjunction with orchard owner Frank Levering and feature stories that are local to the area. You can check their website for an updated theater schedule.