Enjoy a beautiful autumn weekend in the Shenandoah Valley....The 2020 Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival will be held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground Rd., Clear Brook, VA. The festival continues to grow with attendance over 6,000 people! The festival has always been family (and pet) friendly and this year we will be adding other interesting elements for all ages!
WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR...HALF PRICE ADMISSION AFTER 3PM EACH DAY! Yes, you got that right, $5 admission at 3pm and age 10 and under are always FREE! Gate admission includes free inflatables, dog show, apple pie eating contest, music, artisans and vendors, samples, car show and more!
CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS…Local and Regional Artisans and Vendors throughout the grounds and two (2) buildings.
CANINE OBSTACLE COURSE...Since we are pet friendly, this new fun-to-watch and fun-to-participate activity is our new fun element for our four-legged friends (Saturday only).
KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES…always popular, always fun! An area just for the kids with Knocker Ball, Giant Slide, Obstacle and Bounce House, face painting and other fun activities. Meet Little Joe our minature horse.
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW AND BINGO...Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles in a festive atmosphere. Bingo is always fun with great prizes!
TAP & CORK TASTING (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)…Very popular addition to the festival. Artisans from throughout the region will be added to the lineup of festival activities. Must be 21 and over with ID required. Tasting fee extra. Live entertainment nearby makes this a can’t miss attraction!
APPLE PIE EATING CONTEST HOSTED BY WHITE HOUSE/NATIONAL FRUIT…What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest? Center stage, Sunday at 3pm!
APPLE PIE BAKING CONTEST/FREE APPLE AND APPLE CIDER SAMPLES…Another got-to-have crowd pleaser! Enter the Apple Pie Baking Contest and bring your family and friends to watch the while the judges sample the variety of homemade pies in the apple theme booth. The Apple Theme Arena is where you can get free apple and apple cider samples.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT… Continuous entertainment featuring Jimmy Lee, Mojo Mothership and others TBA...all family friendly.
FOOD CONCESSIONS… Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE...Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Turkey Legs, Donuts, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!
ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY...Will flood the area schools, day care centers and all HANDY MART stores with $1.00 off admission coupons! Admission includes all activities except Tap & Cork and is $10 or less! Age 10 and under are FREE!