Join Us for Mountain Mandarin Orchard Days

Visit our Orchards in Penryn, Newcastle, Loomis, Lincoln and Auburn

December 5, 6, 19 and 20, 2015 | 10am - 4pm

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Family Freindly Walk Along the Mandarin Trail | Kid's Activities | Food and Refreshments

The untimed walk along part of Penryn’s Mandarin Trail starts and ends at #26 Mandarin Hill Orchards, 2334 Mandarin Hill Lane and visits #15 Miller’s Citrus Grove and #25 Colwell’s Thundering Herd Ranch.

Visit for information and to register.

Visit Santa, buy a Christmas tree, enjoy a snack at the cafe, and taste wine at Casque at #31 The Flower Farm in Loomis
Feed and pet the goats at Miller's Citrus Grove in Penryn
Enjoy the views while you sip a mandarin milkshake, sit by the fire pit, watch the windmill, or buy mandarin products at the quaint country store at #22 Newcastle Mandarin Ranch
Enjoy wine tasting from Fawnridge winery, or sample Chef Jonathon's delicious mandarin cake, cookies, breads and spread at #16 Highland Orchard in Penryn
Visit the beautiful pond surrounded by trees at #5 S & J Mandarins in Newcastle
U-Pick mandarins then enjoy lunch and mandarin beer and shop in the country store at #20 Sunset Ridge in Newcastle
Try a new kind of tasting at #25 Colwell Thundering Herd Ranch in Penryn - mandarin and lemon oils and honey
There's lots to see, do and taste during Orchard Days at #26 Mandarin Hill Orchards in Penryn, including feeding alpacas and be sure to buy some of Maria's home-made tamales
#18 Struble Ranch in Loomis boasts 3 beautiful barn quilts plus lots of delicious citrus
Most groves have guided or unguide orchard tours, like #26 Mandarin Hill Orchards in Penryn home to mandarins since 1880

The fun doesn’t end with the Mountain Mandarin Festival. Follow the mandarin trail and join Mountain Mandarin Growers' Association (MMGA) members at our groves the 1st and 3rd weekends in December for Orchard Days. We have loads of family fun in store. Visit our Mandarin Growers Map page to find the groves closest to you and for a list of Orchard Days activities at each ranch. Here are just of few of the things you’ll find:

  • Artists and Crafters
  • Mandarin Product Sampling including Oils, Sauces, Honey, Juice, Cookies, Cakes, Fudge and Spreads
  • Local Wine and Ale Tasting
  • Visit with Santa
  • Farm Animals
  • Face Painting
  • Old-fashioned Kids' Carousel
  • You Pick Mandarins
  • Other winter fruits and vegetables including oranges, lemons, persimmons and squash
  • Plenty of Bags and Boxes of Local Tree-Ripened, Hand-Picked Mandarins

Many growers also ship so you can share this healthy, delicious, easy-to-peel treat with your friends and families. Mandarins make perfect holiday gifts!

Most MMGA members welcome visitors to their orchards throughout the winter months. Be sure to look for our signs to ensure you're getting local, tree-riped fruit!

For an alphabetical list of members visit our Grower List.