Things to Do - Kent City, Michigan

Apple Blossom Plow Days

Each May during apple blossom time, our Apple Blossom Plow Days event draws spectators from all around the area to watch our fields being plowed by horses. Watch the horses at work and enjoy our farm. This event, free to the public, occurs every year the weekend after Mother's Day.

Plow Days Info

Dates: Third weekend in May (every year)
Hours: Check our Facebook page for specific hours or weather-related closings.
Cost: FREE

Featured Activities

Draft Horses

Field Plowing

Watch draft animals at work! We often have up to 15 teams of draft horses, mules, and donkeys hitched in teams of 2 to 6 horses to get the job done.

The two types of plows that are used are walking or riding plows. The walking plow has one "bottom" and two handles. The farmer must hold the lines to the horses and balance the plow while walking behind the horses. The riding (sulky) plow has wheels and one seat. The farmer rides on the plow while holding the lines and driving the horses. Either way, it is quite a work-out and very entertaining to watch.

Wagon Rides


Take a ride through our scenic farm on an old-fashion horse-drawn hayride. Weather permitting, Zeke and Zoey, our team of Belgian draft horses will be available for group hayrides around the farm. Hayrides will leave the barn every 15-20 minutes and last approximately 40 minutes.

Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

Visit llamas, Tony and Tim the miniature horses, pigs, goats, chickens and more at our petting zoo. All of our animals are our personal pets. We take pride in caring for them each and every day.

Our petting zoo is licensed by the USDA for safety and cleanliness, but always remember to wash your hands after petting farm animals.

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