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Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival
September 15 @ 10:00 AM - September 16 @ 5:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
The Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds continues to grow with attendance over 7,500 people!
Over 100 local and Regional Artisans throughout the grounds and two buildings.
CANINE OBSTACLE COURSE
Since we are pet friendly, this new fun-to-watch and fun-to-participate activity is our new fun element for our four-legged friends.
KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES
An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide, Bounce House, face painting and other fun activities.
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW AND BINGO
TAP & CORK TASTING (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)
Artisans from throughout the region will be added to the lineup of festival activities. Must be 21 and over
with ID required. Tasting fee extra. Live entertainment nearby makes this a can’t miss attraction!
APPLE PIE EATING CONTEST HOSTED BY WHITE HOUSE/NATIONAL FRUIT
What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest? Center stage, Sunday at 2pm!
APPLE PIE BAKING CONTEST/FREE APPLE
This brings in a lot of school age children and their families to watch while the judges sample the variety of homemade pies in the apple theme booth. The Apple Theme Arena is where you can get a free apple and apple cider. Meet representatives of the Virginia Old Time Apple Growers Association and the Alson Smith VA Tech Research Lab, ask questions and see over 60 varieties of apples on display.
APPLE BUTTER MAKING
Made fresh on-site. Almost guaranteed your purchase will still be warm!
Continuous entertainment featuring The Shockers, Robbie Limon, The Wayfarers, The Judy Chops and Jimmy Lee…all family friendly.
Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE along with Apple Dumplings, Cajun, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Donuts, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!
Admission Fee is $6 or less! Admission includes all activities except Tap & Cork.
IT’S FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of something big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!
Presented by the Rotary Club of Winchester.