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Senior Day

Friday, September 16, 2022 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Each year, the Murphysboro Apple Festival hosts an event, especially for Senior Citizens, to mingle and meet with various businesses and services that cater to their needs. Exhibitors in a wide variety of services will be available to distribute information and answer your questions.

Admission is always free! Concessions will be available for purchase and covered seating is provided.

Other Highlights Include:

  • Free Bingo with Cash Prizes
  • Prize Drawings
  • Door Prizes
  • Food Specials

Be sure to enjoy all the Apple Festival has to offer including the Civic & Non-Profit Booths on Walnut St, Arts & Crafts Fair on North 13th St, and the Emporium and Bakery on S 13th St.

Brought to you by

WHERE: Appletime Stage & Concessions Area
located at the NW corner of S 13th St & South St

EVENT CHAIRS: Helen Cripps & Jane Williams


Drop-off is available in the parking lot behind the Apple Festival Office, just a short distance away from the Main Festival area. Enter through the drive located at 110 South 14th St and continue under the portico to the end of the lot to drop off. Exit by turning south into the alleyway back to South St. Please note: oversized vehicles will not fit under the portico! If arriving by oversized vehicle, please contact the Senior Day Committee ( to make arrangements for guided dropoff & pickup.
Public parking can be found in several lots or on streets in the area. No parking will be allowed in the Apple Festival Office lot or along South Street. Please be courteous and do not block surrounding streets, businesses, or residential driveways.


If your business or organization caters to senior-aged area residents and you are interested in participating as an exhibitor, click the link below to download an informational letter. We are seeking exhibitors with services, activities, and volunteer opportunities for area Senior Citizens.

Senior Day Exhibitor Letter

If you would like to participate as an exhibitor, please click the link below to register online.

Senior Day Exhibitor Online Registration

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!

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