Bayfield Apple Festival has something for everyone and has been hailed as the “Best Festival in Wisconsin” by Wisconsin Trails Magazine and one of the “Top Ten Autumn Festivals in North America” by the Society of American Travel Writers. Is it because of the charming small town atmosphere? The famous Grand Parade featuring a “Mass Band”? The countless booths of fresh apple pies, tarts, caramel apples, ciders and other fall treats? Well, YES! Make plans now to experience for yourself all that makes Applefest unquestionably one of the best festivals in October… well, anywhere!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday – October 4, 5 and 6th
Over 60 orchard and food booths selling Bayfield’s apples and apple desserts and delicacies; Caramel apples, apple pies, apple tortes, dumplings or tarts, apple sundaes, apple cider, bags and bushels of apples – even apple bratwurst, mustard, and butter.
A kids’ carnival with games, rides and favorite foods.
Plenty to buy and see including over 150 arts and crafts booths.
Fine art exhibitors in Memorial Park featuring pottery, paintings, glassworks, photography, wood crafts, weaving and traditional Native American beading – the list goes on.
A Grand Parade on Sunday featuring a 400 member “Mass Band” finale
Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra will perform throughout the weekend on the Grandstand stage. Hear the original Apple Festival song!
The annual Apple Dumpling Gang contest for the little ones including a drawing to win one of three prizes.
The Venetian Boat Parade on Saturday evening featuring the Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay.
Bus shuttles for easy parking at Hauser’s Superior View Farm and Legendary Waters Casino.
Bayfield Fire Department offers a traditional fish boil dinner on Saturday afternoon at Lakeside Pavilion followed by a Saturday evening dance.
Ongoing street performers throughout the festival grounds, including the local Ojibwe Drum and Dance Troop.
Ongoing boat cruises of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
Musical entertainment at many local pubs, StageNorth, and Legendary Waters Resort & Casino
Drive 5 minutes outside of town and tour over 14 local orchards, many with pick-your-own apples and pumpkins.
Name 5 of the top events to see at the Bayfield Apple Festival: Parade, Big Top Chautauqua, Shopping, Orchards, Apple Peeling Contest, Venetian Boat Parade
Your top 5 best words to describe Bayfield Apple Festival: Apples, Orchards, Fun, Water, Music
What type of festival is it? (festival genre): Arts festival
Address of festival:
42 South Broad Street
Bayfield, Wisconsin, 54814
Expected Attendance (optional): 50,000 to 60,000
Festival / event start date: 10/04/2013
Festival end date (only for multi day events): 06/10/2013
Openings for vendors still available to purchase?: Yes – some spots open but vendors are prohibited from sales using the festival name
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