Apple Events & Festivals
More than just great taste, apples represent big business in Virginia; the state ranks sixth in the nation in apple production. Approximately $30 million is added to the state’s economy each year through the sale of fresh market apples and products such as applesauce, processed apple slices, apple butter, apple juice and cider. In addition, there are the tourism dollars, generated by the many regional apple festivals.
Festival-goers can choose from a variety of events which feature apple sales, taste samples and apple-related foods and crafts. Festivals often offer music, square dancing or line dancing, folklore and demonstrations as well. They can also be an excellent way to stock up on locally-grown and produced agricultural products such as wine, pumpkins, ornamental gourds, Indian corn, jams, jellies or fall vegetables.
Apple Orchard Events in Virginia
These are a few of the annual events Virginia Apple Orchards hosted in fall, 2021
Check back soon for Spring 2022 Apple Blossom events!
Thursday Evening Sunset Series | Carter Mountain Orchard
Every Thursday May 6 -September 30 from 5:00pm-9:00pm
Farm Tour Hayrides | Valley View Farm
Every Saturday at 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm
22nd Harvest Celebration Series | Showalter's Orchard
Every Saturday in October from 10:00am-5:00pm
Family Fun | Back Home On The Farm
Open Tuesday-Sunday through October 31
Apple Butter Festival | Silver Creek & Seamans' Orchards
Saturday October 2 and October 16
Fall on the Farm | Richdale Farm
Every Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm from Sept 25 until Oct 31
38th Annual Apple Butter Boil| Ryan's Fruit Market
Saturday October 9 10:00am-6:00 pm
25th Annual Apple Butter Festival| Wade's Mill
Saturday October 16 10:00am-4:00 pm
Family Fall Farm Day| Creambrook Farm
Saturday October 16 10:00am-2:00 pm