The Murphysboro Apple Festival Apple Blossom Contest is open to all children living in Jackson County, Illinois, ages newborn (0) to four (4) years of age. The winners will be announced during the Opening Ceremony. Parents will also have the option to ride with their child on the Apple Festival Trolley during the Grand Parade!
One boy and one girl will be announced as 2022 Apple Blossoms based on the highest number of votes.
Voting will begin August 22nd and will continue through September 12th. You can VOTE ONLINE or you can vote in person at the Murphysboro Apple Festival Office during regular business hours. 1 penny = 1 vote.
Click here to VOTE ONLINE
Voting is now closed!
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Voting: Apple Festival Office OR Online
Winners Announced: Appletime Stage at Opening Ceremony
Voting: August 22nd - September 12th, 2022
In Person, Office Hours: M-Th, 10am-2pm; F, 12pm-6pm
Winners Announced: September 14, 2022, at 5:15pm
EVENT CHAIR: Autumn Allen
Voting is now CLOSED!
For more information or questions concerning the Apple Blossom Contest, please contact the Murphysboro Apple Festival Office.
The Murphysboro Apple Festival has implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures and has added additional handwashing stations and sanitizing stations throughout the Festival grounds. Please follow all recommended guidelines while attending the Festival in order to keep it fun and safe for everyone!