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North Carolina Apple Festival 2020

A premiere family event in North Carolina

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The North Carolina Apple Festival is an annual Labor Day Weekend tradition in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Henderson County is the leading apple-growing area in the state, so the festival celebrates its bountiful harvests since 1946. Festival-goers can indulge in favourite​ foods like apple pies, pancakes, and more.

Apples at the Hendersonville Apple Festival 2020
Apples at the Hendersonville Apple Festival
Feed My Lips 2020
Feed My Lips

The NC Apple Festival is held in downtown, on beautiful Main Street. It features over 200 vendors including many local apple orchards, live music, arts & crafts, special exhibits, and the awaited King Apple Parade. The big parade takes place on Monday at 2:30 p.m. featuring floats, marching bands, community and youth groups, antique cars, and fire trucks. The family-friendly atmosphere of a hometown celebration attracts many visitors to this festival.

North Carolina Apple Festival in North Carolina - Best Season 2020

During the four-day event, visitors can enjoy Street Fairs, pick apples at local orchards, see car shows, an open house with antique airplanes, participate in the 8K fun run and a bike tour, apple recipe contest, and watch free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse. Hendersonville is a 30-minute drive from Asheville. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Best time for North Carolina Apple Festival in North Carolina 2020
1953 Ford tractor, part of the Hendersonville NC Apple Festival Parade 2020
1953 Ford tractor, part of the Hendersonville NC Apple Festival Parade

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