2020 Events Postponed. Join us September 15-18, 2021. Click here to view the announcement.


Monday, September 14, 2020 8:00AM - Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:00PM

Curb-A-Peel and Window Display Contests

Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to show their Apple Festival spirit in the Window Display Contest.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00AM - 6:00PM

Apple Pie & Apple Butter Contest

Non-winning apple pies and apple butter entries will be available for purchase and winning Apple Pies and Apple Butter entries will be auctioned off.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM

A Taste of Murphysboro

A Taste of Murphysboro dinner event, featuring a menu of fine food and drinks from locally-owned restaurants, is postponed until 2021, due to covid-19 restrictions. proceeds from the annual dinner fund a scholarship awarded to a Murphysboro high school senior.
Saturday, September 18, 2021 4:15PM - 9:30PM

Drums at Appletime®

No one can resist the lure of a marching band and Drums at Appletime® continues as one of Murphysboro Apple Festival's most popular events, drawing sell-out crowds year after year.
Saturday, September 18, 2021 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Prince & Princess Contest

The Murphysboro Apple Festival Prince & Princess Contest is open to all children ages five (5) to nine (9) years of age. Each contestant will participate in several Apple Festival events including the Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade, and the winners will be announced on stage during the Apple Festival Pageant. Voting will begin TBA and […]
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