The 2020 Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival will be held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds Rd., Clear Brook, VA

The festival has always been family (and pet) friendly!!


BRING THEIR OWN CHAIR. No coolers or ice chests permitted. THANK YOU!

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR...FREE ADMISSION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT & MILITARY! Please be prepared to show work ID or badge. Also, age 10 and under are always FREE!

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 activity for our four-legged friends, Saturday only.

KIDZONE AREA with FREE INFLATABLES…always popular, always fun! An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide, pony rides (are extra) and other fun activities. 

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW...Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles in a festive atmosphere, Saturday only 11AM TO 3PM.

ADULT BEVERAGES (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)…Very popular addition to the festival. 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 WEST OAKS FARM MARKET…What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest?  Center stage, Sunday at 3pm!

APPLE BUTTER MAKING...Made fresh on-site. Almost guaranteed your purchase will still be warm!

LIVE STAGE ENTERTAINMENT… Continuous entertainment featuring Jimmy Lee, Acousta Grooves, Brian Stutzman and others TBA...all family friendly.

FOOD CONCESSIONS… Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE along with Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Turkey Legs, Burgers, Funnel Cake, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!

ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY...Will flood all HANDY MART stores with $1.00 off admission coupons!  Admission includes all activities except pony rides and adult beverages and admission is $10 or less! Age 10 and under are FREE! Law Enforcement and Military are FREE! Please show proof/ID upon entrance.

IT’S FOR A GOOD CAUSE…Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of something big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!

*****COVID GUIDELINES: Current state guidelines include limiting attendance to 1,000 people at a time (excluding volunteers and vendor community). Admission and/or attending the Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival I agree to hold the Frederick County Fairgrounds, Winchester Rotary Club and Rotary International harmless for/of any communicable disease contracted while attending the event, including, but not limited to, the virus known as COVID-19. I understand and acknowledge that, while the organizers, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and others involved in the planning and implementation of the event shall take reasonable precautions that it is not possible to eliminate all risks. Current state guidelines do not mandate masks but we encourage attendees to wear masks, if desired. No bullying will be tolerated. Those in conflict will be asked to leave without a refund. Please remember to be kind to others and let us enjoy a day, outdoors in the beautiful autumn weather. We reserve the right to amend our normally scheduled festival activites to suit the current state guidelines in order to keep attendees reasonably safe, however, those attending, enter at their own risk. 


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