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Senior Day

Friday, September 16, 2022 10:00AM - Friday, September 23, 2022 1:00PM

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.

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

EVENT CHAIRS: Helen Cripps & Jane Williams

DROP OFF & PARKING: 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.
No parking will be allowed in the Apple Festival Office lot or along South St. Please be courteous and do not block surrounding streets or residential driveways.


If your business caters to senior-aged Jackson County residents and you are interested in participating as an exhibitor, click the link below to download an informational letter.

Senior Day Exhibitor Letter (COMING SOON!)

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

Senior Day Exhibitor Registration (COMING SOON!)

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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