Tehachapi Apple Festival is an annual family-friendly event celebrating all things fall. Held in the beautiful mountain community of Tehachapi, California, the festival features free games for kids, live music, a line dancing session, other surprise events, over 75 craft vendors, a car show, and other entertainment. In addition, the event honors local apple growers with activities like an apple drop, an apple pie eating contest, a pie baking contest, as well as great food, beer, and wine.
The main theme of the Tehachapi Apple Festival is “Applie Goodness.” Local apple growers will be selling apples and other local produce on Green Street. The public can indulge in delicious pies, turnovers, apple nachos, and doughnuts. Vendors also offer apparel, candles, jewelry, decor, toys, and so much more.
Other highlights include the Red, Green, and Yellow Car Show, where attendees can vote for their favorite car. Electric car rides are also available. The festival hosts a fun Kidzone, with carnival games and inflatables. Children's entertainment includes balloon car races, carnival rides and games, a corn hole contest, face painting, a puppet show, and a petting zoo. The two-day Tehachapi Apple Festival attracts over 10,000 attendees every October.