A couple of weekends ago, we decided to head up to the Kalamunda Farmers Markets as it had been quite a while since we had last been there. We bought some really great produce, including these amazing pumpkins.
It was such a delightful Autumn day, that we decided to head to Raeburn Orchards where they were having a Persimmon Festival. It was a bit of a drive, and when we got there it seemed as though the rest of Perth had had the same idea. There were loads of cars everywhere. We actually managed to find a spot to park and headed in to check out what all the fuss was about.
It cost $4 to get in (bargain) and there was a couple of food trucks and stuff set up on the top of the hill.
But all the excitement was happening in the orchard. Although you couldn’t actually pick your own persimmons, you were free to wander through the orchard or picnic amongst the bright orange trees. It was quite lovely. Needless to see there were a lot of photos being taken. Steve enjoyed a local cider as we wandered around. I was just recovering from another bout of flu (and subsequent laryngitis ) so I sadly did not get to enjoy a delicious cider (even though I can be seen holding a cup in one of the photos)
After a wander through the orchard, enjoying the beautiful weather, we decided a bit of a sit down and a coffee was in order.
After coffee, we started to get a bit hungry so we decided to head home for lunch. But not before stocking up on some persimmons from the store. Such a lovely place to visit – I would definitely recommend a visit. I’ll be back for the persimmon Festival next year for sure.