Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

The 2021 Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival will be held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground Rd., Clear Brook, VA.
The festival has always been family (and pet) friendly!

BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR OR BLANKET (please, no ice chests)

Gate admission includes Free Inflatables, Live Music, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Apple Pie Judging Contest, Artisans and Vendors, Canine Challenge Course, Samples, and Classic Car and Hot Rod Show!

CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS…Local and Regional Artisans and Vendors throughout the grounds and two (2) open-air buildings.

KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES, PONY RIDES and FACE PAINTING…always popular, always fun! An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide and Obstacle Course. Nearby handwashing station for use before and after play.

CANINE INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE COURSE…on Sunday. Sponsored by Blue Ridge Dog Training Club. This course will engage the canine mind and provide exercise for all breeds, sizes and ages!

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW…Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles in a festive atmosphere, Saturday at 10:30am.

TAP & CORK (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)…Must be 21 and over with ID required. 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 3pm!

APPLE PIE BAKING/JUDGING CONTEST…Saturday at Noon. Anyone can enter! 1st prize is $100, 2nd prize $50. See details and how to enter at www.winchesterappleharvest.com.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT… Continuous entertainment featuring Mojo Mothership, Rob Talton, Jimmy Lee, Wayne Lee Ray Band, and others TBA…all family friendly.

FOOD CONCESSIONS… Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE…Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Ice Cream, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Turkey Legs, Burgers, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!

ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, including the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center and the area HANDY MART stores. Admission includes all activities except adult beverages and Pony Rides. General admission is only $10! Age 10 and under are FREE! MILITARY/VETERANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE FREE!

IT’S FOR A GREAT CAUSE…Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of some-thing big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1.2 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!

AppleFest and Iris Sale

Another fun festival for the family! Kick off the fall season with a trip to the farm market!

APPLES APPLES APPLES AND MORE! Plus Apple Pies, Apple Dumplings, Apple Cider, Apple Cider Donuts, Apple Cider Slushies, Apple Salsa and many more delicious Apple Treats!

Corn Maze, Hayrides, and Pumpkin Patch will be open 10am-6pm!

Live music in the courtyard from Robbie Limon 1-4pm!

We will also be partnering with the Shenandoah and Potomac Iris Society who will be holding a large Iris Sale! You will have the opportunity to purchase high-quality rhizomes ready to take home and plant right away!