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Eat & Shop

Food in the Concession Area

located on the parking lot at the corner of South 13th & South Streets, directly south of City Hope Church
Click HERE to download a concessions map

Hamp's Smoke-n-Q

Sample Menu: Rib Tips; Chopped Pork; Beef Brisket; Pulled BBQ Chicken; Double Bacon Cheeseburger; Chicken Wings; Gyro's; Sam's Special - Polish Sausage w/ everything on Texas Toast; Sides - Baked Beans, Potato Salad, French Fries, Cole Slaw

Momma's/Cole's Concessions

Sample Menu: Ribeye Sandwich; Taco Salad; Super Nachos; Cheesy Taco Fries; Big T; Jumbo Polish; Philly Sandwich; Philly Nachos; Philly Taco; Philly Fries; Burger; Corndog - Jumbo or Regular; French Fries; Ribbon Fries; Hot Dog; Funnel Cake; Shake-Ups - Lemon, Strawberry, Orange, Blueberry

Roots Run Deep

Sample Menu: Tamales - Chicken or Pork; Shrimp Tacos; Shrimp Po' Boy; Freshly Made Sandwiches - Peachy Gobbler, Gourmet Turkey Panini, Hawaiian Hog, Lone Howler; Pasta Salad; Rice & Beans

Burger Shack

Sample Menu: Specialty Burgers Made to Order; 30+ Toppings; Ribeye Sandwiches; Horseshoes; Grilled Chicken; Chicken Strips; Hot Dogs;  BLT's; Grilled 3 Cheese; Fries w/ available toppings; Onion Straws; Fried Pickles; Fried Jalapenos

Fan Favs

Sample Menu: Street Tacos; Boneless Wings; Chicken Tenders; Bagaletta (Muffaletta); Fries; Taco Loaded Fries; Taco Salad; Cheesecake

Haute Wheels

Sample Menu: Poutine; Sicilian Arancini; Soft Pretzel Sticks; Sandwiches - Fried Oyster Po' Boy, Fish, Turkey Day Roll; Beer-Braised Brat; Baja Fish Tacos; Crawfish Monica; Chicken Chili; French Fries; Sweet Potato Fries; Garlic Toast

S&S Concessions

Sample Menu: Jumbo Texas Tenderloin; Corn Dogs - Regular & Jumbo; Ribbon Fries; Funnel Cakes; Breaded Chicken Sandwich; Nachos; Shake-Ups - Lemon, Strawberry, Blue Raspberry

H&R Concessions

Sample Menu: Philly Steak & Cheese; Ribeye Sandwich; Jumbo Bratwurst; Italian & Polish Sausage with Peppers & Onions; Corn Dogs; Funnel Cake; Ribbon & Curly Fries; Lemon Shake-Ups

Chuckwagon Outpost

Menu: Ribeye Sandwich; Brisket Sandwich; Burger; Horseshoes; Cheeseburgers; Cheese Fries; Nachos; Hot Dogs

Fight Like A Girl

Menu: Bacon-Wrapped Jumbo Corn Dog; Philly Steak & Cheese; Corn Dogs - Jumbo & Small; Ribbon Fries; Cheese Fries; Fried Snickers & Oreos; Funnel Cakes; Lemon Shake-Ups

Bishop's Concessions

Sample Menu: Hand Dipped Foot Long Corn Dogs; Funnel Cakes; Lemonade Shake-Ups; Nachos

M&P Concessions

Sample Menu: Jumbo Corn Dogs; Polish Sausage; Elephant Ears; Funnel Cakes; Nachos; Strawberry, Orange, & Lemon Shake-ups

Sweet Shishkabob

Sample Menu: Fruit Kabobs with Choice of Drizzle Topping - Caramel Sauce, Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate, or Cinnamon Honey; Cheesecake on a Stick with Choice of Drizzle Topping; 40 Below Joe Frozen Flavored Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Coffee

Food Concessions near Arts & Crafts booths:

Pat's BBQ

Sample Menu: Pulled Pork & Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwiches; Loaded Baked Potato; Supreme BBQ Nachos


Appletime Emporium - Find all of your Apple Festival souvenirs in the Appletime Emporium! Sitting in the midst of the carnival area on South 13th Street just off of Walnut Street, you will find many items that will remind you of the great times had at the festival! Among the many items available are one-of-a-kind and limited edition t-shirts for the whole family, buttons, hats, Captain Applesauce memorabilia, and so much more.
Starting August 22nd, our Emporium will be opening for a limited time in our Office, located at 110 S. 14th St. Purchase your t-shirts and other souvenirs early to be prepared for each day of the Festival!
Thank you to our Partners, Murphysboro Smile Design

Kiwanis General Store - The Kiwanis Club of Murphysboro has a long tradition of providing locally grown apples and cider during the Apple Festival. Located under the giant tent in the center of the concessions area, the General Store provides a variety of Apples (single or by the bag), Apple Slices with Caramel Dip, Gourmet Caramel Apples, jars of Apple Butter and Apple Sauce, Apple Cider, and Apple Cider Slushies. All items are locally grown or produced by the apple growers listed below.
Wed & Thurs - 4pm to 10pm
Fri - 11am to 10:30pm
Sat - 10am to 10:30pm
Thank you to our General Store Hosts, Kiwanis Club of Murphysboro

Appletime Bakery - Find all things baked with apples here! Menu includes: Apple Pie, whole & by the slice; Apple Coffee Cake; Apple Danish; Apple Muffins; Apple Strudel; Apple Streusel; Apple Turnovers; Cinnamon Rolls - plain and with Apple Cream Cheese; Sugar Cookies; Apple Bread; & Peanut Rolls.

Unique Shops of Murphysboro - A special sub-group of the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce, the Unique Shops of Murphysboro includes a variety of businesses. As their name states, these shops and restaurants provide products and services unique to our city. They regularly hold events throughout the year encouraging shoppers to stop in. For more information -
Facebook: Unique Shops Events Page

Visit an Apple Grower

Mileur Orchard

172 Mileur Orchard Rd
Murphysboro, Illinois


Rendleman Orchard

96080 State Highway 127 N.
Alto Pass, Illinois

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