This Fall, northern Michigan orchards will be busy harvesting bushels of fresh, ripe apples in preparation for the 40th Annual Apple Fest taking place in downtown Charlevoix on October 12-14. Enjoy beautiful fall color, family fun, an art & craft show, apples and autumn goodies galore all in the heart of the vibrant downtown shopping district. It's a great opportunity to come out and show your support for our local farmers, orchards and non-profit organizations while celebrating all things fall. Bring the family for fun activities on Saturday and Sunday such as: a Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, and more! During all three days you can enjoy the expanded Art & Craft Show with over 165 exhibitors in Bridge Park and East Park, fall goods from local apple orchards and farm market vendors, and non-profit food booths. Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall fun during the Charlevoix Apple Fest! It's the place to be to enjoy all your favorite produce, goodies, and activities of the autumn season.