Apple Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find an Apple Festival Near You!
Looking for a Apple festival in November 2018? There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! Apple festivals are held through the United States,
AppleFestivals-Canada.php, Britain, and
Australia and much of the world. All the Apple
festivals we can find are listed on this page!
If you love apples, look for a festival near you below! And I'm
looking for more Apple festivals! Please write me, if
you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals
publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually
the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
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year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a
website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S
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Apple Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find an Apple Festival Near You!
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Arkansas Apple Festival
- the first weekend of October
Lincoln, AR. Since 1975, the Arkansas Apple Festival brings arts and crafts,
fair food, kids activities and apples galore to the Northwest Arkansas
Region every October. Just 20 miles down the scenic drive of Hwy 62 from
Fayetteville, Arkansas this festival combines down home southern goodness
with fresh harvest apples to give attendees just a glimpse of what life was
like in the Apple Capital of Arkansas many years ago. Whether you come for
the free apples slices, the great fair like and food truck goodies, or to
buy your year supply of that favorite jelly sold on the square by the
attending crafter, the Arkansas Apple Festival will not disappoint.
Click here for our Facebook page.
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
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards,
Click here for our Facebook page.
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 -
. 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
[email protected]. 9:00 to 6:00 all four days. Admission: $12.00 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 $12.00 per
person to that one.
- Also see this page for detailed information, including reviews and photos of Georgia apple orchards
Casey County Apple Festival - 1 week in mid September (in 2016,
September 22th - 24th, 2016)
Liberty, KY Casey County Apple Festival. The
Festival features some 200 vendors displaying Arts & Crafts, Food & Flea
Market Booths, plus various pageants & Car Show!
Reid's Orchard - Saturday, Oct 19 - 10am-6pm, Sunday, Oct 20
4812 Kentucky 144, Owensboro, KY 42303. Phone: (270) 685-2444. Open:
Kentucky Proud Reid's Orchard Mon - Sat 8:00 am to 7:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am to 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
A visitor writes on August 10, 2013: "Great - local people."
- Annual Apple Fest - Saturday near the end of September, from
10:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Saturday, September 29, 2018)
Monmouth Museum, Main Street, Monmouth, ME.
[email protected]. he 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.
- Cornish Annual Apple Festival - Held on the last Saturday of
18-24 Main Street, Cornish, ME 04020. Phone: 207-625-4993.
Each year, this FREE festival is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the
center of Cornish village in historic Thompson Park and features more
than this season's apples, freshly pressed cider and other apple
products from local vendors. This event features: Over 50 vendors
offering jewelry and crafts.
- 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
- Apple Squeeze Festival
- weekend in late September, call for this
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. Join local shops, restaurants, artisans, musicians, farm
stands & performers as Lenox celebrates the apple harvest with a fun &
engaging street festival for all ages. PARKING:
Housatonic Streets will be CLOSED TO PARKING from 12am Saturday until 5pm
Sunday. Through traffic is closed on these streets from 9am-5pm both
Saturday & Sunday.
B.U.T.I. Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Company, &
Morris Elementary will have parking for visitors to the event.
- Franklin County Cider Days
- First weekend in November
Franklin County, Massachusetts. CiderDays is
an annual community celebration of all things apple in beautiful Franklin
County, Massachusetts. 2018 marks our 24th year with tours, cidermaking and
tastings, workshops and much more in orchards and venues county-wide from
Ashfield, Deerfield, Turners Falls, Shelburne Falls, and Colrain to New
Salem and the towns in between. Whether you are a cider aficianado (hard or
sweet), make your own cider, are an orchardist, like hanging out in bucolic
orchards, or just enjoy soaking up all the goodness of autumn in New
England, CiderDays is your event! There is a charge for some of the events
but many of the workshops and activities at the
Johnny Appleseed Days Festival - Saturday every year in mid
September 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.
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
La Crescent Applefest - Click here for dates and schedule of events
La Crescent, Michigan. Email:
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.
- Apple Jack Festival - Mid-September; September 16th - 18th, 2016
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!
The mother of all fruit-based
festivities and ranked in the top 10 of fall festivals by the Society of
American Travel Writers. Perfect for hipsters and hip replacement candidates
alike, this is the festival most folks think of when they think "Nebraska
City." Fun for the whole family, including grouchy Aunt Edith.
- 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. Click here for a map and directions. 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.
Chester Harvest Festival -
Saturday in mid October - See their website for details!
Chester, Morris County, NJ. You couldn't pick a better way to spend
a weekend! Come and enjoy this FREE 2-day event in Historic Downtown
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!
- South Carolina Apple Festival - 5 days in early September, Annually
starts the week after Labor Day through the next weekend.
Westminster, SC 29693. Phone: (864) 647-7223. Email:
[email protected]. Celebrates the beginning of apple harvest
season in Oconee County, the largest apple-producing area in the state. The
annual festival is held in
Westminster, since 1961. Whether you enjoy
whitewater rafting, shopping for arts and crafts, browsing antique
shops, attending a
world championship rodeo or just kicking back and listening to
live musical entertainment, the Apple Festival offers something for
everyone in the family. Most of the events are free and are planned with the
entire family in mind. Also see:
2005 Schedule of Events,
Scenes from the 2004 Festival.
Country Apple Orchard Apple Festival - Saturday September 21st, 2013
10:00 am through 5:00 pm; Sunday September 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm through
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, 2013X)
- 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:
[email protected]. 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.
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:
The Annual Blues and Apple Festival of Laubach - August 22 to 24,
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.
Fiesta de la Manzana - September
Mexico. There's very little information available online about
this festival. Does anyone have more details?