73rd North Carolina Apple Festival: August 30th – September 1st. : Street fair on Main Street
Festival-goers can choose from a variety of events which feature a Street fair on Main Street surrounding event venues with continuous free entertainment, arts & crafts, apple growers selling apple products, children’s & youth activities, special shows, exhibits, open houses, fun, festival food, and, to top it all off, the King Apple Parade.
Apple Orchards are Open for the Season
The 2019 apple crop is excepted to be high quality fruit. Many of the orchards are open for the season with early varieties such as Ginger Gold, Honeycrisp and Gala available. The season runs into late-October or even early November with the picking of Granny Smith and Pink Lady varieties.
Apple Orchard Guide and Trail
Did you know that North Carolina is the 7th largest apple-producing state in the nation and Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina?