Where and When to Find an Apple Festival Near You in 2014!

Apple festivals are held through the United States, Canada, Britain, and Australia and much of the world.  This page lists the event specifics, contact information website addresses and details for apple festivals, apple pie, apple butter making , applesauce and other apple festivals.  Just click on the link (the name of each is usually a link in blue and underline, to their website) or call the numbers provided, to confirm this year's dates.

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United States

Arkansas

California

  • Apple Butter Festival at Riley's at Los Rios Rancho - Event dates: Thanksgiving weekend, from 10:00 am to 5:00 p.m. each day.
    39611 S. Oak Glen Road, Oak Glen. Phone: (909) 797-1005. Contact: Devon Riley, email: dvnriley@aol.com. Directions: Take the Yucaipa Blvd. exit from I.S. 10; turn left on Oak Glen Road and follow the signs near the crest of the hill to Riley's at Los Rios Rancho.  The Apple Butter Festival is free to the public and includes a hands-on demonstration of apple butter making the old-time way, outdoor pioneer games, music, carriage rides, and more. Saturday’s events include the “Lighting of the Ranch” at dusk, when the giant pines at the entrance will be illuminated to welcome in the Christmas season. Guests are invited to make apple garlands and popcorn strings to help deck out the ranch for the holidays. An old-fashioned hoedown (tickets required) Saturday night will feature music by the Riley's Mountaineer Band.

  • Fortuna Apple Harvest Festival - held in October (schedule is here)
    Humboldt County, PO Box 1000, Fortuna, CA 95540. Phone: (707) 725-9261. Alternate phone: ( 707) 725-0806. Email: fbid@sunnyfortuna.com. Cider works tour and an Apple Harvest Festival. Directions: Citywide Take Kenmar or Main St exits from Hwy 101 and park at one of 5 venues. Free Haywagon rides take you from there to Festival sites. The festival celebrates historic Apple Harvest & Fortuna's Clendenen's Cider Works & Orchard.
  • Johnny Appleseed Days Festival - Saturday and Sunday in October from 9 am to 4 p.m.
    Paradise, CA. The festival celebrates John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, who traveled for most of his life across the U.S., planting apple seeds and encouraging settlers to plant apple orchards. An annual event, the first such celebration was in 1880 and was called the Harvest Home Festival. It continued through the years with some name changes and postponements due to war years, etc. In 1968, it was finally named the Johnny Appleseed Festival.
    Contact the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce/Visitor's Bureau at (530) 877-9356 for more information
  • Julian Apple Days Festival - apples, pumpkins,
    Menghini Winery Julian Orchards Lane, Julian , CA 92036. Phone: 760-765-4758. Email: tturner@pacbell.net. Directions: Menghini Winery is located 2 miles past Julian at the corner of Farmers Road and Julian Orchards Lane. 760-765-2072. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5 Thursday, 2008 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Payment: Cash, only. U-Pick Apples located nearby - Peacefield Orchard, 3803 Wynola Road, 760-765-0530. (ADDED: August 24, 2008)
  • Sierra Apple Festival -Date: late September
    Motherlode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA.

  • Sonoma County Gravenstein Apple Fair - mid August  See Event schedule
    Ragle Ranch Regional Park, 500 Ragle Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472. Phone: (707) 824-1765 Toll Free: (800) 207-9464 Email: applesnfun@farmtrails.org.. , Directions, Vendors.

  • Springville Apple Festival - mid-October
    Downtown Springville during the Apple FestivalSpringville, CA. Phone: (559) 539-0619 . Email: FESTIVAL2005@sbcglobal.net.  Sponsored by the Springville Community Club in mid-October, the Apple Festival is a family oriented, non-profit, alcohol and drug free event that attracts more than 30,000 visitors each year. Schedule of events. Maps and directions. Over 200 craft booths, juried to ensure quality merchandise, will be selling hand made arts and crafts, and food.  Entertainment consists of clowns, music, kid’s mechanical rides, a Pie Eating Contest, and Apple Baking Contest.  Also included are the Apple Run 5K, 10K, and Kid's runs, plus the 2-mile walk on Saturday morning, and the Annual Fat Tire Classic mountain bike race on Sunday morning. The Fat Tire Classic is a challenging and scenic 7-mile mountain ride for adults, with a well-supervised and easier course for children. Free parking is available at the Rodeo Grounds, with free shuttle service, compliments of Eagle Mountain Casino, to and from the downtown area. Apple Run, Fat Tire Classic, Springville Chamber of Commerce, Springville Sierra Rodeo.

Connecticut

  • Southington Apple Harvest Festival - Late September / Early October
    Southington, CT. Our annual festival is a family-oriented community event spanning the first two weekends in October. The festival offers six days of spectacular fun, delicious food, live entertainment and crafts which showcase local organizations and volunteers that make Southington a wonderful community to live in and visit. FREE Admission, Entertainment & Parking! The festival is located in the heart of Southington surrounding the Town Green and attracts 100,000 visitors. Activities to enjoy include local entertainment, a variety of contests, and on-stage music. A children's play area and carnival offer family fun. Our merchants and food booths offer a wide variety of quality goods and tasty food.

Hartford County

  • 39th Annual Apple Harvest Festival - apples, Cooked or baked foods for sale, parking provide free, parking provide for a fee, Shuttle buses to/from parking, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, carnival rides, cooking or fruit/veg judging, restrooms, face painting, pony rides, bouncy castles, petting zoo, farm animals, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, There is an admission fee,
    Riverfront Park Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Phone: 860-659-3587. Email: heather@glastonburychamber com. Open: October 18, 19 & 20, 2013, Friday 6 pm to 10 pm, Saturday 10 am to 10 pm and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. The Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 39th Annual Apple Harvest Festival on October 18, 19 & 20, 2013 at Riverfront Park on Welles Street in Glastonbury. The Glastonbury 'Applefest' is noted as the best and last of Connecticut's festival season! The well known festival features live music, 125+ craft booths, fabulous food, a pie eating contest, a pie bake-off, amusement rides, pony rides and family entertainment. Attending this family-oriented event has become a tradition for adults, seniors, teenagers, college students and parents with young children living in Glastonbury and surrounding towns in Greater Hartford. $5.00 for adults, $20.00 for family, small children free. (ADDED: September 04, 2013)

New London County

  • The Congregational Church of Salem's Apple Festival - apples, produce for sale, Cooked or baked foods for sale, parking provide free, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, restrooms, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, FREE admission,
    Congregational Church Of Salem, 244 Hartford Road, Salem, CT 06420. Phone: 860-859-1211. Email: salemcongregate@sbcglobal.net. Open: Saturday October 27, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. The Congregational Church of Salem's 43rd Apple Festival will occur on rain or shine, beginning on The Green - Route 85 in Salem CT. Everything Apples!! Apple baked goods include: pies, crumbs topped pies, crisps, bettys, turnovers, etc. Crafts, music, apple pancake breakfast, pieces of pie, apple fritters, hot dogs with apple sauerkraut, apple sundaes, apples, cider and cheese are also available. Admission and parking are free. Funds raised go toward the church's Missionary Benevolence Fund and the Property Fund. Come early!. (ADDED: October 12, 2011)(UPDATED: October 10, 2012)

Delaware

Sussex County

  • Apple Scrapple Festival - apples, Cooked or baked foods for sale, parking provide free, Shuttle buses to/from parking, gift shop, musical entertainment, cooking or fruit/veg judging, FREE admission,
    Downtown, Bridgeville, DE 19933. Phone: 302-337-7135. Open: Second full weekend in October; Friday, 4pm to 10:30pm; Saturday, 7am to 10:30pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 29, 2013)

Georgia

  • Georgia Apple Festival - Second and third weekends in October
    Ellijay, GA. The Ellijay Lions Club, the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce, and the cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay invite everyone to come and enjoy the 34th year of the Georgia Apple Festival. There are over 300 vendors with handmade, hand-crafted items, as well as many on-site demonstrations of how selected types of crafts are made. This year promises many new crafts as well as favorites from past festivals. There is a parade and antique car show each year. The parade is on the second Saturday. 32th Annual Georgia Apple Festival  From the mountains of North Georgia  . Producing 600,000 bushels of apples each fall, Ellijay/Gilmer County is Georgia's Apple Capital, so it's only natural that the second and third weekends of October each year, people from all over the nation come to Ellijay to celebrate the apple. Handmade arts and crafts, homegrown entertainment, and plain old fun, combine with every apple product imaginable to make the weekends a family adventure. Throw in the colorful fall leaves, crisp mountain air, sky-blue days, and star-studded nights and you'll want to visit again and again. Sponsored by the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce and the Ellijay Lions Club, the festivities include a car show and a parade. Call the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce office for more information (706) 635-7400 – www.georgiaapplefestival.org . Also see ELLIJAY CELEBRATES 34 FUN-FILLED YEARS!
  • Apple Pickin' Jubilee at Hillcrest Orchards -  September weekends - see their website!
    9696 Hwy. 52 E., Ellijay, Georgia 30536. Phone: 706-273-3838. Fax 706-273-3888. EMail: applelan@ellijay.com. 9:00 to 6:00 all four days. Admission: $5.00 per person.  Pick your own apples, wagon rides, playground, pig races, moonshine museum, entertainment, food, corn maze, petting farm and pony rides. They also have a "festival" on October weekends with the same activities as Apple Pickin' Jubilee except no apple picking, and the admission is $5.00 per person to that one.
  • Also see this page for detailed information, including reviews and photos of Georgia apple orchards

Illinois

Cook County

  • Bucktown Apple Pie Contest - apples, produce for sale, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, cooking or fruit/veg judging, restrooms, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, Held indoors in bad weather, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, There is an admission fee,
    Holstein Park 2200 N. Oakley Ave., Chicago, IL 60647. Phone: 773-353-5003. Alternate Phone: 773-230-3758. Fax: 312-698-8668. Email: friendsofholsteinpark@yahoo.com. Open: October 16, 2011 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Amateur bakers and pastry pros will be out in force on Sunday, October 16, 2011 as they compete for the coveted blue ribbon in the 7th Annual Bucktown Apple Pie Contest, a fundraising event that benefits Holstein Park. In the Park’s historic field house and grounds, a panel of chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands and local celebrities will judge 150 apple pies, looking for the ultimate combination of appearance, taste and texture. The event also includes live music, kids’ activities, a silent auction and a raffle. $2 / $5 donation requested for entrance. Contestants pay $15 to enter a pie for judging. (ADDED: June 24, 2011)

Lake County

  • Long Grove Apple Festival - hours are 10 AM to 6 PM daily.
    Long Grove, IL.  Admission is FREE and so is the parking (There is a charge at the Church parking lot). Long Grove restaurants, such as the Apple Haus and outdoor food booths serve apple pies (4,000 were sold last year), apple cider, and apple muffins, apple cinnamon pretzels, apple salsa, and taffy apple beer mug sundaes.

Jackson County

  • Murphysboro Apple Festival - a week in mid September.
    203 South 13th Street - PO Box 606, Murphysboro, IL 62966. Phone: 800-406-8774.  Fax: 618-684-2010. Email: executive@GlobalEyes.net. The Murphysboro Apple Festival is the longest, continuous running festival in Southern Illinois, featuring the largest parade in our region! Tens of thousands of people come out every year to enjoy the events and shows. This family oriented event is a time-honored tradition!

Indiana

Greene County

Other areas

  • Cory Apple Festival - The Cory Apple Festival is at the end of September every year.
    Cory, IN. You can buy apples by the bushel there and they have flea markets and craft stands. This festival is a huge hit and people come from miles around to go. They have a little bit of everything. . Comments from a visitor on August 09, 2008: "I love the festival and I know several other people that enjoy it too. The town, Cory, is small town living at its finest. And it kicks off the festival season here in western Indiana where we have the Covered Bridge Festivals as well. " (ADDED: August 09, 2008)
  • Fort Wayne Johnny Appleseed Festival -
    Fort Wayne, IN. Celebrate the pioneer spirit of Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) who planted apple trees in the Indiana frontier in the early 1800's.

  • Nappanee Apple Festival -
    Nappanee, IN. Phone: 574-773-7812 and 574-773-7810. Fax: 574-773-4691. Email: info@nappaneeapplefestival.org. Apples galore! Classic Car cruise ins, apple peeling contest, an apple bake-off, and antique fire truck show are just a few of the traditional events that make this festival great! Dozens of craft exhibitors, parade  with bands, brightly colored floats and of course the Apple Festival Queen! There is no admission charge. Crates of the fresh fruit dotting the downtown sidewalks. Food booths run by the Rotary to the sororities. From fritters to cobbler and Dutch apple pie, you'll find no short lines, but plenty of time to catch up on the fall gossip. Sweet cider is the drink of the day and the apple butter boiling in the copper kettle can be taken home, if you're the patient type.
  • Spencer Indiana Apple Butter Festival  - mid September
    Spencer Indiana. Held on the Square. There are a lot of craft booths and contests and a parade on Sunday at 1:00pm.
  • Stumler Orchard and Restaurant's annual AppleFest.  - early October weekend - Saturday, from 10 am to 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 3, from 10 am to 6 p.m
    Galena, IN.. This is the 22nd year for the event. There will be fun for all with arts and crafts, flea market, demonstrations, pony rides, petting zoo and family games. There will be a kiddie tractor pull with registration both days at 1 p.m. with the pull being held at 1:30 p.m. There will also be pumpkin painting, hayrides to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin, or pumpkins available in all shapes and sizes. “Ol Hess” the magical clown will be on the grounds both days from 11 am to 4 p.m. making balloon animals and doing his magical tricks. Antique gas engines and tractors will have a “Show & Swap Meet” both days. Plenty of food will be available outside under the tent, including barbecue, country fries, fish, brats, chili and bean soup, cornbread, chicken and dumplings and much more. Inside the restaurant there will be fried chicken and roast pork dinners. Also available will be apple dumplings, pumpkin pie and fried apple pies. Caramel apples, as well as plenty of plain apples, will be available for purchase at the farm market. Riverside Cloggers will perform on Saturday at 1 pm, along with other dance groups. Rainbow Dance Group will perform on Sunday at 2 p.m. There will be live music both days as well. Directions to Stumlers: Take I-64 west to Exit 119, go to Galena and turn right onto Navilleton Road. Follow Stumler Orchard and Restaurant’s red and white signs.

Kentucky

Daviess County

  • Reid's Orchard - Saturday, Oct 19 – 10am-6pm, Sunday, Oct 20 – 12pm-6pm
    4812 Kentucky 144, Owensboro, KY 42303. Phone: (270) 685-2444. Open: Kentucky Proud Reid's Orchard Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm . Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . The Apple Festival is an event for the whole family with 20 food booths, 90 crafts booths, entertainment, demonstrations and carnival riders. The festival has been named a Top 10 event by the Kentucky Tourism Council and a Top 20 event by the southeast Tourism Society which covers eleven states. Save the dates on your calendar. They have apples, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), picnic area, pumpkins (brought in from the field), Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, tours of the operation, group tours (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: August 10, 2013)
    A visitor writes on August 10, 2013: "Great - local people."

Maine

  • Annual Apple Fest - Saturday near the end of  September, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
    Monmouth Museum, Main Street, Monmouth, ME. The Apple Fest serves as the Museum's end of season fund raising event and brings the community together for a day full of fun and interesting activities for adults and children. Thanks to kind donations of homemade apple pies from Monmouth's great cooks, Apple Fest is the Museum's way of celebrating the apple for which Monmouth orchards are famous. The Apple Fest also exposes people to a variety of apple related activities such as cider pressing, apple arts and crafts, stenciling, displays of apple varieties, and historic artifacts associated with the harvesting and processing of apples.

Maryland

  • Darlington Apple Festival - Saturday, October 4, 10am-5pm
    Shuresville Road, Darlington. The festival includes an outdoor stage with all day entertainment, hundreds of country crafters exhibiting and selling their work, a fall harvest of mums, pumpkins, and of course, Apples ! There is also a children's area with games and pony rides and kids can even stuff their own scarecrows. There are also hayrides for the whole family all day long. And Food !!! All the usual things plus pit beef, barbecue, apple fritters and of course, Maryland Crab Soup

Massachusetts

  • Apple Squeeze Festival - weekend in late September, call for this year's dates
    Lenox, MA. Phone: 413-637-3646. Celebrates autumn and the first apple pressing for cider. The village of Lenox becomes a country fair with live entertainment, crafts, face painting, sidewalk vendors, dog show and a giant-pumpkin contest. Lots to eat with apple pies, pancakes and cider at this festival.
  • Franklin County Cider Days - November 5 and 6, 2011
    Franklin County, Massachusetts.
  • Johnny Appleseed Days Festival - Saturday every year in mid September (in 2008, September 13, from 6:00 am to 7:00 P.M. (Rain date September 20, 2008) )
    Leominster, MA. The Johnny Appleseed Festival began in 1994 and today, the event has two days of celebration, including the Johnny Appleseed 5K Road Race, and the Johnny Appleseed Parade. Johnny Appleseed is celebrated by the city of his birth.

Michigan

  • Apple & BBQ Cook-off Festival - September 12-13, 2008
    Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Email: info@thinkdunes.com. Phone: (231) 873-2247. Fax: (231) 873-1683. Apples and BBQ from the Michigan-sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Cook-off combine with family activities and local sand dune attractions.
  • Apple Butter Festival - In October, call for this year's dates. (October 18-19 in 2008)
    Fenner Arboretum, Lansing, MI. Phone: 517-483-4224. Come out to Fenner Nature Center and tempt your taste buds with fresh cider and apple butter being made right before your eyes.
  • Apple Cider Century Bike Ride -
    River Valley High School, Three Oaks, MI. Phone: 616-756-3361.
  • Armada Applefest - In October, call for this year's dates.
    Armada, MI. Phone: 810-784-8520.
  • Arts and Apples Festival - held annually on the weekend following Labor Day (September 5th to 6thin 2008)
    Rochester Park, MI.  Phone: (248) 651-4110. Fax: (248) 651-4757. Email: artapples@pccart.org. Held in the scenic 30-acre Rochester Park, located in Downtown Rochester, Michigan. The festival is Michigan’s second largest juried fine arts festival and is part of Sunshine Artist Magazine’s TOP 35 festivals in the nation! The 43rd annual festival is set for September 5th, 6th, & 7th and includes over 250 fine art exhibitors, a variety of food, live entertainment, and free kids art activities.
  • Belding Applefest - In September, call for this year's dates.
    Belding, MI. Phone: 616-794-2210.
  • Charlevoix Apple Festival - October 3-4
    Charlevoix, MI. Phone: 231-547-2101. In October, call for this year's dates. A 3-day event held yearly to honor local orchards and growers who, in the spirit of the season, bring the fall harvest to you. More than 30 types of apples, including the hard to find “antique varieties”, will be on hand as well as other fall harvest items such as pumpkins, squash, jam, honey and cider. This popular event provides adults and children alike with fun and exciting activities including a craft show featuring 100 craftsmen ready to show their wares. There will be face painting, apple bobbing, a petting zoo, hand-led pony rides and more.
  • Ciderfest & Craft Show - September 27 & 28, 2008
    Diehl's Orchard, Holly, Michigan. Phone: (248) 634-8981. Fax: (248) 634-0059. Email: moreinfo@www.diehlsorchard.com 1 mile fun run at 8:30am. 4 mile run at 9:00am. We make cider and donuts on site. Craft show until 6:00 pm both days.
  • Coldwater Applefest - The 3rd Saturday in September from 9 am to 4 pm  (September 20th in 2008)
    Downtown Coldwater, Coldwater, MI. Phone: (517) 279-9375. Fax: (517) 278-2947. Email: dba@coldwater.org. Annual craft show featuring handmade crafts and collectibles. 100’s of apple products featured.
  • Fall Harvest Days - September  and Oct.
    Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI. Phone: 313-271-1620.
  • Fenton Applefest - No date given
    Fenton, Michigan. Phone: 810-629-2251
  • Happy Apple Days - October 11, 2008
    Downtown Port Huron, MI. Phone: (810) 985-8843. Fax: (810) 985-9711. Email: mainstreet@mainstreetph.com. A harvest celebration filled with activities for all ages! Enjoy horse and trolley rides, a pie eating contest, a scarecrow contest, and a roller racer obstacle course. Come enjoy free apples and fresh cider at participating stores in historic downtown Port Huron.
  • Niles Michigan's Best Festival - several days in late September (25-28 in 2008) 
    Niles, MI. We are a four day festival based in Niles, Michigan. Phone: (269) 683-8870. Fax: (269) 687-8843.The festival is one of the top festivals in the State of Michigan. Four Flags Area Apple Festival is on the corner of Lake and 17th Street. We offer Carnival rides, Food vendors, Arts and Crafts on Saturday and Sunday with over 190 booths, Parades, Contests, FREE Entertainment, and Much Much MORE for all to enjoy!!!
  • St. John Fenton Applefest - September 18 -20, 2008 - In September, call for this year's dates.
    600 N. Adelaide St. Fenton, MI 48430. Phone: (810) 629-2252 and 810-629-2251. Fax: (810) 735-3071. Email: applefest2008@charter.net. An event for the entire family with games, rides, food, prizes and more.
  • St. Simon Apple Fest - In October, call for this year's dates.
    Ludington, MI. Phone: 231-843-8606.
  • Other Michigan Apple Festivals -
    There are so many apple festivals in Michigan that it would be impractical to list them all here, and thankfully, the Michigan department of Agriculture lists many of them! Festivals that they don't list will be listed here, along with some of the bigger ones:

Minnesota

  • Afton Apple Orchards annual apple festival - 2nd and 3rd weekends in October
    14421 90th Avenue South, Afton, MN. Phone: 651-436-8385.  Directions: From Saint Paul: I94 east to Manning Ave South. Right on Manning 9 miles to 90th St. Turn left on 90th. Go 2 1/2 miles to Afton Apple Orchard on right. Follow signs. The apple festival is held on the 2nd and 3rd weekends in October at Afton Apple Orchard in Washington County. We have hayrides, large playground, petting farm, straw mountain, concessions, cider pressing demonstrations, face painting and plenty of other apple time favorites. 10am to 6pm Saturdays and Sundays. Call 651-436-8385 for more information. 
  • La Crescent Applefest - Click here for dates and schedule of events
    La Crescent, Michigan. Email: President@ApplefestUSA.com

Missouri

  • Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival - October
    Downtown Kimmswick, MO in Jefferson County. The Apple Butter Festival is estimated to draw near 100,000 people. The Apple Butter Festival is FREE, $5+ for parking. Paid parking will be available off of Highway K with just a short walk into town. Visitors may park at Windsor School campus and ride a free shuttle bus into the Festival. The busses will run throughout the day shuttling visitors to/from the parking area at the School. There will be hundred's of vendor booths throughout the city park selling a variety of crafts and food items. Live entertainment will also be provided by the City of Kimmswick and the Kimmswick Merchants.The Apple Butter Festival started in 1977 and has been growing larger and larger each year ever since. All of the town shops are open and accessible only via foot traffic. Don't forget to buy some of the famous apple butter made fresh during the festival by the Kimmswick Historical Society at the Apple Butter Pavilion on Market Street. From past experience, we have found that the best time to arrive at the Apple Butter Festival is between 10am and 11am on Sunday morning due to the fact that many people are in church. To reserve a booth for this years Apple Butter Festival, call (636) 464-7407.

Nebraska

  • Apple Jack Festival -
    Nebraska City, Nebraska. Ranked one of the Top 10 Fall Festivals in North America by the Society of American Travel Writers, Nebraska City’s apple harvest celebration is fun for the whole family. Take part in the festivities all weekend long with a parade, a car show, the AppleJack Fun Run/Walk, AppleJam Fest, and an array of craft shows. Then head out to Arbor Day Farm, Kimmel Orchard, and Union Orchard to pick your own apples and stock up on all of the tasty apple treats!

New Hampshire

  • Sullivan Farm Charity Apple Fest - Sunday, October 12, 2008 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
    70 Coburn Avenue, Nashua, NH 03063. Phone: 603-595-4560. Directions: Exit 6 Broad Street, also know as Route 130 West to Coburn Avenue. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October.Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Apple pie contest, hay rides, face painting, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, food & refreshments, musical entertainment, fire truck demonstration and much more!!!.  apples, produce for sale, parking provide free, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, cooking or fruit/veg judging, restrooms, face painting. (ADDED: August 29, 2008)

New Jersey

  • Chester Apple Festival - weekend in early October - See their website for details!
    Chester, Morris County, NJ.
  • Peaceful Valley Orchards Fall Harvest Festival - Saturday in mid October, from 9 am to 5 pm.
    150 Pittstown Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867. Phone: (908)730-7748.  Please join us in celebrating our second annual Fall Harvest Festival and Pig Roast. Most of the festivities will be held at our  "New Farm " at 150 Pittstown Road. Come enjoy a hayride to our Pick Your Own Pumpkin field, go through our corn maze or feed our farm animals! We will also have live music performed by The Great Meadows Band. When you're done picking pumpkins drive down the road to our original farm to Pick Your Own Apples. We offer over 10 varieties to choose from. We hope to see you at the farm this October!

New York

  • Applefest -  Sunday, October 5th, 2008,From 10:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Held RAIN or SHINE
    Warwick, New York. Phone: 845-987-8300. Email: info@warwickapplefest.com.
  • Apple Harvest Festival - Saturday in early October
    Ithaca, NY (downtown). Phone: (607) 277-8679.  Sample local wines and cider, stock up on local produce, savor locally baked goods, be entertained by musicians, and more. Plan to experience a play performed by Johnny Appleseed, a puppet show performed by Tom Knight, the "History of Apples by Ray" discussion, a climbing wall, and great music in the Bernie Milton Pavilion. Farmer's Market Friday will close at 6:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the Commons will again be filled with great food, produce and entertainment, plus a craft show and amusement rides will appear on Cayuga and State St. The festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue to 6:00 p.m. each day. Plan to experience live music and community dances plus an apple pie eating contest, the hand made craft fair, amusement rides and more.
  • Hilton Applefest -
    Hilton Community Center, Hilton, NY. Phone: 716-234-3378..
  • LaFayette Apple Festival - weekend in October
    LaFayette, New York. Email: dknappmb@aol.com. Bringing Community, Non-profit organizations, Friends, Artists,
    and Crafters together to promote apples, small town America, and obtain monies for future endeavors. , Hours: Saturday 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. Free Parking. Admission: $4 Admissions ($3 advanced tickets available at LaFayette McDonald's). Pie Contest, Scarecrow Contest, King and Queen Contest. Please No Pets. Map & Directions.
  • Oct. : Niagara's Apple Country Festival, Niagara County Fairgrounds, Lockport, NY. Phone: 716-433-3828.
  • Oct.: Hudson River Apple Festival -
    West Strand Park, Kingston, NY. Phone: 845-334-2760.
  • Queens County Farm Museum Apple Festival - apple festival and corn maze on a Sunday in early October, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m (one-day event, see website for exact date each year).
    7350 Little Neck Parkway. Floral Park, NY 11004. Phone: (718) 347-3276. Email: info@queensfarm.org. October Apple Festival, A large variety of apples, apple products, and freshly pressed cider will be available. The nation's largest apple cobbler will be baked on site. Enjoy cider pressing demonstrations while leaning fun apple facts at this delightful event. Vendors will have a variety of collectibles for sale, food, hayrides and free children's games will make this event fun for all ages. Admission: free

North Carolina

  • Brushy Mountain Apple Festival - early: October, one-day event
    North Wilkesboro, NC.  The Brushy Mountain Apple Festival is one of the largest one-day arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast. The Brushy Mountain Apple Festival is not just this club's largest fundraiser, but has become a one of Wilkes County's biggest fundraisers. Over 100 civic, church and other non-profit organizations participate in the festival. Over 160,000 people visit this festival during the day and it's FREE.
  • Eden Apple Festival -
    201 E. Meadow Road, Eden, NC 27288. Phone: 336-627-5148. Fax: 336-623-2730. Contact: Janet Lester. Event dates: 10/15/2005 to 10/15/2005.
  • North Carolina Apple Festival - see Schedule of event
    Hendersonville , NC. Labor Day weekend!.  Ongoing entertainment will be staged in front of the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, beginning at 9:30 or 10 a.m. each day and continuing until 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some seating is available, but festivalgoers may want to bring chairs.
  • Haywood County

    Apple Harvest Festival - apples, Harvest festival, Cooked or baked foods for sale, parking provide free, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, restrooms, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, FREE admission,
    Historic Mainstreet, Waynesville, NC 28786. Phone: 828-456-3021. Email: Admin@haywood-nc.com. Open: October 20 Thursday, 10 am to 5 pm. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: An annual festival celebrating the Fall Harvest Season.During the last 23 years, the Apple Harvest Festival has grown to a premier one-day celebration in the charming historic mountain town of Waynesville. With more than 130 exhibitors and 35,000 people expected, we will gather for a glorious day of color to celebrate the fall harvest. Enjoy a backdrop of the picturesque mountains of Western North Carolina as you celebrate everything apples. Handmade crafts, local food and continuous live entertainment will delight even the most seasoned visitor during this annual celebration. Entertainment will include local mountain music, cloggers and the occasional character! Take home a peck of locally grown apples from the county apple growers association. (ADDED: September 20, 2012)

Ohio

  • Applebutterfest - Sunday October 12, 2008
    Grand Rapids, OH. Historical reenactments with demonstrations and presentations of pioneer skills such as candle dipping, blacksmithing, pottery making, basket weaving, quilt making and metal spinning.
  • Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival -
    Coshocton, OH. Surrounding hills, crafts, live music and apple butter simmering over an open fire at this event for over 30 years. Event dates: The Craft Show and Sale runs from 10 am to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 am to 5 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy live entertainment from the Main Stage 11:30 am to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10:30 am to 5 p.m. Sunday.
  • Burton Apple Butter Festival, Century Village Museum -  October weekend
    St. Rts. 168 & 87, Burton,. OH. - The annual celebration of Fall. Enjoy the aroma of sweet apples simmering over a wood fire in old-fashioned copper kettles, warm apple butter, fine arts and crafts show, storytellers, games and more. Visit the five fully furnished homes where pioneer crafts such as weaving, rug hooking and spinning can be enjoyed. Admission (in 2006): $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-12, seniors and children under 6 free. Hours: 10 am to 5 p.m. Call for information 440-834-1492.
  • Country Applefest - Saturday, Saturday September 26th 2009 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
    South Broadway Street, Lebanon, OH 45036. Phone: 513-932-5631. Email us at: jiffystiles@yahoo.com. Formerly known as Lebanon's "Applefest" PLEASE NOTE: The Country Applefest is a RAIN or SHINE event. Over 200 booths filled with food, crafts, and farmers market items. Lebanon, Ohio  Comments from a visitor on September 21, 2008: "WE have gone to the festival in past years. It is fun!" (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 21, 2008)
  • Enon Apple Butter Festival -
    Enon, OH. See apple butter being made the old fashion way in 50 gallon copper kettles, cooked over open fires. Canning and selling of the apple butter is done at the festival in the afternoon as it becomes ready. Admission to the festival grounds is free. Free parking is available.
  • Jackson County Apple Festival - several days in late September see Schedule of events.
    Jackson, Ohio. Phone: 740-286-1339. The Jackson County Apple Festival has been welcoming people into Jackson from near and far for 64 years and become one of the largest and most respected festivals in Ohio.
  • Oak Harbor Apple Butter Festival - mid October weekend
    Oak Harbor Apple Festival, downtown Oak Harbor in Ottawa County. A weekend of family fun, food, entertainment, vendors, grand parade, apple dumplings and apple pies, apple treats, crafters, contests, car show on Sunday. Find it here. Free admission. Call for information 419-898-0479.
  • Van Wert County Apple Festival - mid October, Friday,  from 4:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday, from 9:00am-5:00pm
    Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891. Phone: 419-238-9270. Fax: 419-238-6408. Email: info@vanwertcountyfair.com. Fall Demolition Derby: Van Wert County Fairgrounds on
    Sunday, October 16, 2005 at 1:00pm. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Wagon Rides, Free Entertainment, Free Activities, Food & Crafts, Apples, Cider, Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Apple Butter, Hot Caramel Corn, Hot Sandwiches, Indian Tacos, Chili, Beverages, & More. Apple Exhibits & Informational Pamphlets, Outdoor Cooking, Huge Craft Exhibit with over 90 Crafters, Antique Tractor Pull - Grandstand - Saturday - Weigh-In 8:00am - Pull 10:00am, Mile Fun Run - North Gate - Saturday - 11:00am, Children's Games - Tent at South End of Commercial Bldg (Kingsley Church), Puppet Show - Entertainment Tent - Saturday - Hourly beginning at Noon (Calvary Church), Flu Shot Clinic - Friday Evening & Saturday Morning, Child Photo IDs - Sheriff's Bldg on Fairgrounds - Saturday - 10:00am-2:00pm.

Oregon

  • Apple Fest At Oregon Heritage Farm - Saturday, mid October
    22801 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. Phone: 503-628-2775. We will have Good Old Country Music, Face painting, Hay Rides and other activities to help raise funds for the Aloha and Southridge High School Ski Teams. Make sure to mark your calendars for this annual event. Click Here For Map Directions: Located 8 miles SW of Washington Square on Scholls Fry. Look for our big red barn & Oregon Heritage Farms sign!
  • Molalla Apple Festival - Early October, call for this year's dates. (October 11, 2008 - October 12, 2008)
    Molalla, OR. Phone: 503-829-6941.  Apple Festival features exhibits, living demonstrations & apple treats.
  • Annual Portland Nursery Apple Tasting Event - Second and third weekends in October: Friday, Saturday, Sunday,  (see their website for dates!) from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    5050 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97215. Phone: 503-231-5050.

  • Scholls Country Festival - early October Time is from Noon - 4:00pm
    22801 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123. Phone: 503-628-2775. Free activities for the kids including bobbing for apples, a hay scramble, and baseball throwing. Baron of Beef will offer roast beef sandwiches. Lee's South Store Cafe will have a coffee cart. A vintage car will be on display and the Kiss the Pig Contest returns. The theme for this year's evening event will be "Rockin' Around Scholls" 50's theme and the evening event includes music by Rocket '88, a local band who we had 2 years ago.
  • Smith Berry Barn - Event dates: U Apple Festival mid October weekend, Pumpkin Patch and hayrides from mid October until October 31st.
    24500 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro, Oregon, 97123 Phone: 503-628-2172. Many other fruits, vegetables and nuts, honey, jam, hayrides, country store open daily thru Dec. 23, & more. Local crafts, antiques, gifts, and much more. We also feature herbs, perennials, and hanging baskets.  March - Dec. 23, Monday to Saturday. 9 am to 7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm , Directions: Scholls Ferry Road. 10 miles SW of Washington Square in Scholls.

Pennsylvania

  • Annual Harvest Festival at Reading Terminal Market - a weekend in mid October from 10am to 4pm.
    Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA. They shut down Filbert Street and turn it into an urban farm closed to vehicle traffic. There is authentic farm tractor for a hayride, hot apple cider, Pennsylvania chesses and autumn harvest fruits,  vegetables and more. There is also a Market sidewalk sale and live bluegrass music. Phone: (215) 922-2317. 
  • Apple Butter Festival - a Saturday in October from 9 am to 4 p.m. 
    United Church of Christ, 1201 N Chester Road, West Chester. Phone: (610)-692-2951. Food, crafts, candles, furniture sale, used-book sale, more.
  • Franklin Apple Fest - a weekend in October
    Franklin, PA. Applefest On-Going Events; or Friday Events; or Saturday Events; or Sunday Events. For more information contact the Franklin Chamber of Commerce at Phone: 814-432-5823 or 888-547-2377. Email: applefest@franklin-pa.org.
  • Hickory Apple Festival - a weekend in October
    Hickory, Pennsylvania. Phone: (724) 356-FEST. For more information see: MusicArts/CraftsKid's Activities, Food, Directions. Two days of great live music, exceptional arts and crafts, and lots of activities for kids and adults. Look for antique machines and vehicles, cornmeal grinding, chainsaw sculpting, spinning, weaving, quilting, pie eating, apple bobbing, a moonwalk, pony rides, a baby farm animal petting zoo, face and hair painting, clowns, balloon animals, a Native American village, a boy scout encampment, and much more. Don't forget our delicious homemade food, apple pies, dumplings, apple cakes, apple crisp, fresh apples, cider, caramel and candy apples, apple butter, apple syrup, apple pizza, and other apple items.  Free General Admission & Free Parking (Limited Handicapped Parking). Free Shuttle Service. No Pets & No Soliciting.   
  • The National Apple Harvest Festival - the first two weekends in October.
    Gettysburg, PA. Celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for forty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. The festival is located in the heart of Pennsylvania Apple country, near historic Gettysburg, and is within a two hour drive of Washington DC, Baltimore MD, and Harrisburg PA. Schedule, General Information, Local Info, History, Traveling In Map of Grounds, Photo Contest.

South Carolina

South Dakota

  • Country Apple Orchard Apple Festival - Saturday September 21st, 2013 10:00 am through 5:00 pm; Sunday September 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm through 5:00 pm
    27249 SD Highway 115, Harrisburg, SD 57032. Phone: 605-743-2424. Directions: We are conveniently located 3 miles south of Sioux Falls on Minnesota Avenue. Includes apple picking, homemade pies, horse drawn hayrides, pony rides, train rides, art & craft booth. CITE Inflatables, food & bushels of fun for everyone. Apple Fest activities include hayrides and tractor wagon rides for people to pick their own apples, pony rides, kiddie train rides, Bounce Around Inflatable Playground, Children's bam, face painting,
    home made apple pies, caramel apples, Kettle Korn, BBQ, and much more. This is a great experience for the whole family.  (ADDED: September 08, 2013, from their website)

Tennessee

  • Unicoi County Apple Festival - Friday and Saturday, in early October, from 8:00 am to 8:00 p.m.
    100 South Main Avenue, P.O. Box 713, Erwin, Tennessee 37650. Phone: (423) 743-3000. Fax (423) 743-0942. Email: info@unicoicounty.org. Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce. 2005 is the 28th year of the event. Over three hundred vendors lining the streets drawing an estimated attendance of 90,000.

Texas

Vermont

  • Belmont Cider Days - one weekend in October, Saturday 10am -4pm and Sunday 12-4pm.
    Belmont Green, Mt. Holly, VT.
    Every year the townspeople gather on the village green for two days of apple cider pressing, apple pie eating, and local artisans and crafters selling there wares. There's cheese sampling by Crowley Cheese, a local cheese company that has been making cheese in this town for over 100 years (Still doing it all by hand). Local service organizations sponsor tables for fun raising. The first day of the festival (Saturday) starts with a pancake breakfast at the Mt. Holly Grange and the Cider Days begins promptly afterwards. After a day on the green a Public Dinner is held from 5-7pm at the Odd Fellows Hall in Belmont. (This was an old toy factory at the turn of the century which made sleds and wagons.) Sunday's Cider Days starts at 11 am and goes to 4pm culminating with a last minute cider pressing.
  • Burlington Old Fashioned Apple Harvest Festival
    Burlington, WV. Free admission to the two-day event with live country, bluegrass, and southern gospel music performed on-stage See Burlington's Famous Apple Butter being made the old-fashioned-way in open-air kettles! Also, a 3-acre flea market;  tents filled with handmade items. Loads of food, such as apple specialties, country ham sandwiches, funnel cakes, and more! Heritage quilts on display, a parade, music, games, pony rides and fun for the whole family!

  • Dummerston Apple Pie Festival - October 12, 2008 from 9 am until sold out.
    Dummerston Center. Phone: (802) 254-9158. A full 1,500 apple pies are made by many church members and friends.

  • Vermont Apple Festival & Craft Show - a Saturday in October, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm.
    Riverside Middle School, Springfield, Vermont. Event dates: y, Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for children 6-12, under 5 free.  On Sunday, there's the annual Apple Pie contest! As always, there will be two categories for Best Pies, Traditional & Non-Traditional. Pies need to be in by 10:30 am on Sunday and the Contest will take place at Noon! See the RULES link at the top of the page for our Apple Pie contest! Directions: FROM I-91 - Take Exit 7 and follow Route 11 West. The Apple Festival will be on your right-hand side just after McDonalds. Wellwood Orchards is the Official Orchard of the Vermont Apple Festival.

Virginia

  • Apple-Butter-Making Festival, Flippen-Seaman Orchard, Nelson, VA. Phone: 804-277-5824. Event dates: In October, call or see their website for this year's dates.
  • Apple Dumpling Festival - October 18, 2008 from 10 AM until 4 PM
    Stuart, VA.
  • Boones Mill Apple Festival, Boones Mill, VA. Phone: 540-334-5975.  Event dates: In September, call for this year's dates.
  • Carter Mountain Apple Festival, Charlottesville, VA. Phone: 804-977-1833.  Event dates: In October, call for this year's dates.
  • Chilhowie Community Apple Festival, Chilhowie, VA. Phone: 540-646-8213. Event dates: In September, call for this year's dates.
  • Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - 2 weekends in October, 10:00AM-4:30PM Daily, Rain or Shine.
    Graves’ Mountain Lodge Inc., Route 670, Syria, Virginia 22743. Phone: 540-923-4231.  Fax 540-923-4312. Over 65 Arts & Craft vendors, as well as Graves Mountain Food, Hay Mountain.  Free Admission / Free Parking. Come and see nature’s way of blanketing the mountains with stunning color during the month of October. Enjoy fun filled days complete with good food and entertainment including bluegrass music, cloggers, arts and crafts, hayrides and horseback rides. Experience the days of yesteryear watching apple butter and Brunswick stew being cooked in kettles over and open fire. Our orchards are open for apple picking or you may select your own from the apple bins at the picnic pavilion. Visit the farm and the animals.
  • Leed's Annual Apple Fest -
    Markham, VA. Sponsored by Stribling Orchard, providing the site of the Annual Leeds Apple Fest. Hot dogs and ice cream, see apple butter being made in a huge copper kettle, live music, face painting, pony rides, wagon rides, craft shopping, and civil war living history displays.

  • Winchester Rotary Apple Harvest Festival / Winchester Apple-Harvest Festival,
    Winchester City Park, Winchester, VA. Phone: 540-662-3996. Event dates: In September, call for this year's dates.

Washington (state)

  • Green Bluff Apple Festival - eld over six weekends.
    Spokane area, WA. Apples, fresh pressed cider, and other produce, live music, great food, craft booths, corn and straw mazes, and animals.

  • Washington Apple Harvest Festival -
    Wenatchee, WA.  "Apple Bin Rally" races! Enter your best apple dessert in the the Apple Dessert contest. Apple pie eating contest, apple tasting, horse drawn wagon up, children's activities in Centennial Park, perfomers, vendor booths, live music and a beer garden at the Convention Center Plaza. Event dates: Festival runs from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

West Virginia

  • Apple Butter Festival - early October.
    Phone: 304-782-3565.
    PO Box 293, Salem, WV 26426. Email: martins6@earthlink.net.  More info: Parking, Photos, Schedule, Sam Warner 5 K Race, Shuttle, Visitor Info, Winners. Daily- Bingo, Children's games, Apple Butter making, Petting Zoo, Queen's Coronation, 5k Run, Bicycle Poker Ride, Grand Feature Parade, Celebrity Auction, Fireworks, Antique cars and Truck Show
  • Apple Harvest Festival - a weekend in early October
    They have apple butter making, arts and crafts, flea market, music, antique auto show, quilts. Phone: 304-788-2342. The festival is located on U.S. Routes 50/220 in Burlington, WV, and is easily reached by taking U.S. Route 50 west from I-81 or U.S. 220 south from I-68. Open: Festival grounds are open from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. both days, with parking and shuttle bus services available nearby. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2005: All Day Old-Fashioned Apple Butter Making, 11:00 am Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin – Youth Div., 4:00 pm Grand Feature Parade. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2005: 10:00 am Antique Auto, Tractor,
    and Small Engine Show, 11:00 am Chicken Barbeque, 12:00 pm Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin – Adult & Senior Divisions. ABSOLUTELY NO PETS (Service animals permitted).
  • Apple Butter Festival - a weekend in October
    304 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. Phone: 304-258-3738.  Email: tbs@intrepid.net. The 30th annual Apple Butter Festival is a traditional fall harvest celebration. It fills the streets and park of the historic town of Berkeley Springs with apple butter made in copper kettles you can stir, more than 200 vendors of food, art, crafts and produce; music from the bandstand, games & contests.
  • Autumn Fest - Apple Butter making/ Chair caning/ Pottery/ Live Country Music/ Horse Show/ Walk for Women/ Animal Judging- Livestock/ Livestock Sale/ Food Vendors/ Games/ Baking Contests/ Crafters/ Antique Car Show
    Wetzel County 4-H Campgrounds, New Martinsville, WV. Event dates: mid-October. Directions: 2 miles east of New Martinsville on Route 7. Anyone know more about this one?
  • Clay County Golden Delicious Festival - mid-September: September 18-21, 2008; September 17-20, 2009; September 16-19, 2010.
    PO Box 416, Clay, WV 25043. Phone: 304-587-4455 (William Dunn). Email: bgdunn@charter.net.  Chili Cook-Off-Sunday September 18th: Best Chili wins $1000.00. Schedule of events. Recognizes Clay county as the birthplace of the Golden Delicious apple. Parades, fireworks, music, archery shoot, chili cook-off, ox roast, baking contests, outdoor drama, ox roast, baking contests, outdoor drama, bike trek, apple butter making, duck race, bingo, amusement rides, quilt show!
  • Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival - held on a weekend in mid October
    Martinsburg, WV. One of West Virginia's largest festivals. Email: info@travelwv.com. Activities: Parade, Craft Show, Apple Pie Baking Contest, Baby Appleseed, Apple Trample, Free Live Entertainment, Great Pancake Breakfasts, Car Shows Dancing
    Fireworks Great Family Entertainment, And don't miss the coronation of Queen Pomona XXVI! See the Schedule of Events. For more than 25 years, the Mountain Sate Apple Harvest Festival has celebrated the rich agricultural heritage of this part of West Virginia, highlighting the role of the apple in that tradition.

Wisconsin

  • Bayfield Apple Festival - held on a Friday through Sunday in October see Schedule of events
    Bayfield, WI. 44th Annual Bayfield Apple Festival.  Join us this Fall in Bayfield!
  • Gays Mills Apple Festival - it takes place last full weekend of September
    Gays Mills, Wisconsin 54631. Phone: 608-735-4341. Email: gaysmill@mwt.net

     


Canada

British Columbia

  • UBC Apple Festival - Fall festival, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, face painting, events at your location (call for info)
    6804 Sw Marine Drive, Vancouver , BC V6T 1Z4. Phone: 604-822-4529. Email: fogs@interchange.ubc.ca. Open: Check our website for current hours www;botanicalgarden;ubc;ca/hours - and - directions. Directions: UBC Botanical Garden 6804 SW Marine Drive @ 16th Avenue Vancouver BC C-20 Bus. Click here for a map and directions. Apple Festival Saturday October 18 and Sunday October 19 11 am to 4 pm. Payment: Cash, only. $4 adults,under 12 free includes FREE entry to the garden. A family event for all ages, the Festival celebrates one of British Columbia's favourite fruits. Between 35,000 & 44,000 pounds of organic, heritage & conventional apples are for sale. Apple pie, apple juice, apple cider are for sale & 100+ varieties of apple trees perfect for the home garden. One of the most popular activities at the Apple Festival is $5 apple tasting where curious event goers can taste up to 60 varieties of apples grown in British Columbia. While supply lasts. NO dogs!. (ADDED: July 11, 2014)
  • Apple Harvest Hoedown and Quilt Show -
    Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. Music, square dancing, apple contest, games, quilting shows and demos.
  • Salt Spring Island Annual Apple Festival -
    Salt Springs Island, British Columbia, Canada. Apple tasting. Choose which orchards to visit using the map they supply!
  • UBC Apple Festival -
    Vancouver, BC. Event dates: October 15 and 16, 2005 from 11 am to 4 pm. Located throughout the grounds of the Botanical Garden. Free admission. One of the most talked about and enjoyed events in Vancouver. A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia's favourite fruits. All are welcome to attend, from children learning about the diversity of apples to those who remember tasting heritage apples in their youth. Every year, between 11,500 and 13,500 kilograms (25,000 and 30,000 lbs) of apples are sold to a hungry public. Also available for sale are many varieties of apple trees grafted onto dwarfing root stock, perfect for the home garden or patio. New owners of apple trees often attend one of the espalier and pruning demonstrations. One of the most popular activities at the Apple Festival is apple tasting. For $2.00, curious eventgoers can taste up to 60 varieties of new and heritage apples grown in British Columbia. Learn the history of those varieties from the Friends of the Garden's "published in-house" Apple Booklet.

Manitoba

  • Corn & Apple Festival -
    Morden, MB, Canada. Phone: (204) 822-5630. Fax: (204) 822-2041. Email: chamber@mordenmb.com. Event dates: August 26th - 28th , 2005. A community of 6200, located in south central Manitoba one hour from Winnipeg.

Nova Scotia

  • Old Time Apple Festival -
    Berwick,Nova Scotia, Canada. May be discontinued - their website has not been updated in 2 years.
  • Wolfville Annual Apple Harvest Festival -
    Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Event dates: 6th Annual Apple Harvest Festival October 17-18-19, 2003. Food and drink, children's activities, music, outdoor farm market, apple produce displays and sales, petting zoo, children's bouncy castles, clowns, magicians, balloons, and face painting.

Ontario

  • Brighton Applefest - Date unkown
    Brighton, Ontario, Canada. Phone: 613-475-2775. Email: applefest@reach.net
  • Meaford Apple Harvest Craft Show -
    At the Meaford Arena & Curling Clubon Collingwood Street, West Meaford, Ontario, Canada. Event dates: Saturday, September 30th. 10am to 7pm and Sunday, October 1st. 10am to 5pm. Admission: $4.00 12 and under $1.00 Over 200 exhibits to visit and shop at including needlework, leather, blacksmithing, woodworking, colonial tinware, wooden and stuffed toys, collectibles, stained glass, pottery, folk art, paintings in various media, photography ...... and much, much more.
  • Ruthven Apple Festival - The festival occurs every last weekend of September.
    Ruthven Apple Festival is held at Colosantis tropical gardens . Colasanti's is located in the community of Ruthven, in Kingsville, Ontario, at 1550 Road 3 East, Kingsville Ontario. Great food crafts and entertainment for all ages !!!
  • St. George Apple Harvest Festival
    St. George Village, Brant County, Ontario, Canada. Event dates: every year on the 3rd weekend in September. For over 20 years St. George has hosted our Apple Harvest Festival in Southern Ontario. We offer apples of all kinds, pies, dumplings, craft show, antiques, children's activities, entertainment and much more. Something a-peeling for everyone and it's Free! See this page for a map!
  • Thanksgiving Applefest - date unknown
    Thornburg, Ontario, Canada. Phone: 519-599-3223. Email: info@bluemountainschamber.ca.

     


Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)

  • Apple Connoisseur Weekend -
    The Brogdale Horticultural Trust, Nr Faversham, Kent, Tel: 01795 535286. Event dates: 15+ 16th October and 22+23rd October: Apple Festival, The Brogdale Horticultural Trust, Near Faversham, Kent, Tel: 01795 535286,
  • Apple Affair -
    West Dean Gardens, near Chichester, West Sussex, Tel: 01243 818210. Event dates: 15th + 16th October.
  • Apple Day -
    Common Ground. Event dates: 21st October. Find out about country-wide Apple Day events here

Australia

Germany

  • The Annual Blues and Apple Festival of Laubach - August 22 to 24, 2008
    Schlosspark, Laubach, Germany. Located near Frankfurt / Main, Germany, The Annual Blues and Apple Festival of Laubach attracts about 20,000 visitors a year and combines Blues Music and an Apple Festival. Tel. 0 6405 - 921 - 321. Fax 0 6405 - 921 - 352.