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

For Kids

Monday, August 22, 2022 10:00AM - Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:00PM

Apple Blossom Contest

The little sibling to the Prince & Princess Contest, it's open to children ages newborn (0) to four (4) years old.
Winners will be announced at the Opening Ceremony.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Storytime with Captain Applesauce

Local children are invited to this special storytime at Sallie Logan Library with the one and only, Captain Applesauce. The Captain and his friends will be reading an Apple Festival-themed story. This event is open to the public.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:30PM - Saturday, September 17, 2022 10:30PM

Festival Funland

The Apple Festival Funland offers children and adults alike the opportunity to enjoy a traditional hometown carnival, including all the rides, food, and games you have come to know and love.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 6:00PM - Thursday, September 15, 2022 9:00PM

Jackson County Farm Bureau Presents: "From Tree to Table"

Meet the Jackson County Apple Growers, ask questions, and experience firsthand how they do their job.
Friday, September 16, 2022 3:30PM - 5:30PM

Children's Pet & Hobby Parade

Affectionately known as the "Kiddie Parade", children may participate in variety of ways.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 7:00AM - 10:00AM

Appletime 5K Walk/Run & Captain and Me Fun Run

Register online now! Registration Booth opens at 7:00 AM 5K Race steps off at 8:00 AM Fun Run Time and Course TBA
Saturday, September 17, 2022 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Grand Parade

The Apple Festival Grand Parade is one of the longest in Illinois with fire engines, marching bands, floats, visiting royalty, horses, and many other unique entries. Over 100 units make this parade truly GRAND and enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors each year.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Kids' Free Fair

Free games and activities available just for kids to enjoy.
Sunday, September 18, 2022 2:00PM - 6:00PM

Prince & Princess Contest

Open to children ages 5 to 8 years old.
Winners will be announced before the Queen Pageant.
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