Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival @WinchesterRotary

September 21 & 22, 2024 10am to 5pm each day

Held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds Rd., Clear Brook, VA.

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


MILITARY/VETERANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE FREE! Age 10 and under are always FREE! Gate admission includes Free Inflatables, Free Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Live Music, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Apple Pie Judging Contest, Artisans and Vendors, Samples, and Classic Car and Hot Rod Show! Plenty of Food Trucks and Concessions!

CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS...Local and Regional Artisans and Vendors throughout the grounds and two (2) open-air buildings.

KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES...always popular, always fun! An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide, Kids Castle and Obstacle Course and face painting. Susie The Clown doing balloon art for the kids on Saturday. Pony Rides and Kiddie Train too!

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW...Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles and hot rods in a festive atmosphere, Saturday at 11am. Trophies, Hourly Prizes, 50/50 Drawing and nearby Music and Food Concessions.

TAP & CORK (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)...Must be over 21 and ID required. Live entertainment and food trucks 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! Junior Pie Eating Contest for the kids!

APPLE PIE BAKING/JUDGING CONTEST...Saturday at Noon. Anyone can enter! 1st prize is $100, 2nd prize $50. See details and how to enter at

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT...Continuous entertainment throughout the two-day festival includes The Sidemen (Classic Rock & Motown favorites), Bottle Shock and Jimmy Lee with others TBA.

FOOD CONCESSIONS...Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE...Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Ice Cream, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Funnel Cake, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Italian Sausage, Gyros, Tacos, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!

ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY... We will flood the area HANDY MART stores with $1.00 off admission coupons! includes all activities (adult beverages extra). General admission is only $10! Age 10 and under are FREE!

IT’S FOR A GREAT 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-profits. Over $1.2 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this thank you!

Winchester Rotary Charitable Foundation | P.O. Box 228, Winchester, VA 22604 | 540.336.9114 |