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Country Apple Fest in Lebanon 2024, Ohio

Savor the taste of fall at this cozy apple festival

Dates: September 28–29, 2024

Ohio's Country Apple Festival, held at Warren County Fairgrounds, Lebanon, is a much-awaited annual occasion of the abundant harvest and strong local culture. The event is held against the charming backdrop of Lebanon's old streets, throbbing with rows of vendors who sell homemade crafts, artisanal delicacies, and locally grown apples.

Festival Highlights

The festival boasts over 300 arts, crafts, and food vendors, along with daily live entertainment. Visitors can indulge in a variety of apple-themed gourmet treats, such as delicious pies and freshly pressed cider. The atmosphere is filled with live music, games, and activities that highlight the unique charm of the neighborhood.

Food

A wide selection of delicious food awaits, including apple fritters, apple pies, caramel apples, fudge-covered apples, BBQ sandwiches, pork chops, kettle corn, ham sandwiches, brats, metts, hot dogs, burgers, Southern BBQ ribs, and more. All booths are required to offer something apple-related, ensuring an exciting culinary adventure for foodies.

Vendors

Visitors can explore a diverse array of homemade crafts, including pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, wreaths, sewn items, stained glass, ornaments, and more. There's something here to delight every shopper.

Schedule

The festival spans two days, always on the last full weekend of September. On Saturday, September 28, gates open at 10 am, with parking lots accessible from 9 am. The festival continues until 7 pm, rain or shine. On Sunday, September 29, gates open at 10 am, with parking lots accessible from 9 am. The festival concludes at 6 pm, rain or shine.

Entrance

Admission is $1 per person, with free entry for children 12 and under. Visitors should remember that admission is cash only, as credit cards are not accepted at the gate. Country Applefest is a pet-free event.

Parking

Ample free parking is available on-site. Be aware that most parking areas are on grass or gravel and can be quite dusty.

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