LaFayette Apple Festival
5330 Rowland Road, LaFayette, NY 13084
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$x Admissions (12 and under are free)
King and Queen Contest
Cider Mill: Cider is pressed in an antique cider press while you watch. You can even participate! A unique hands-on experience for the youngsters. Free cider samples. Country Apple Gift Shop: Many lovely apple related gifts: Festival T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, hand crafted pottery. Candles, ornaments and many more decorative items can be found. Gift shop is located in the large red building facing Rt 20. Apples & Cider: Apples by the peck or by the pound along with fresh cider sold in pints, quarts or gallons. We can be found at three different locations. One is in front of the large red building facing Rt 20, another is at the west end of the food court building (Look for the red building with the large apple on top) and our third location is in the apple sales building located just past the entrance gate on your way back to the parking lot. Apple Festival Rides Midway: Rides and games for the young and young at heart. It's easy to find. Just look for the ferris wheel towering over the tents. Craft TentsCrafts: Close to 500 skilled craftsmen displaying their wares under 1500 running feet of colorful tents. All crafters are jurried so the quality is always remarkable. All crafter spots are sold out each year. You will be sure of finding a unique and amazing selection of items. Kountry Kitchen Kountry Kitchen: Apple related dessert items are always available. Texas French Toast and sausage breakfasts are served daily. The Kitchen is located behind the Donuts N' Dumplins Barn. Making Apple DonutsDonuts N' Dumplins: Fresh apple cider donuts made onthe premise with our own machines. We also make dumplins, apple pie, apple turnovers, hot mulled cider and cold cider! It's fresh, it's delicious and you know you love these treats! Festival Food CourtFestival Food Court: Only our own local civic organizations may serve food at the Apple Festival. They do so with great community spirit and pride! A wide variety of foods are available to tickle you palettes! Optimists: Steak Sandwiches Tully Masonic Lodge: Hot Sausage Sandwiches S. Onondaga Youth Football: Marinated Chicken Speedies LaFayette Fire Dept: Hot dogs & French fries LaFayette Community Council: Pizza LaFayette Football Boosters: Cotton candy, fried dough, candy apples Cardiff Methodist Church: Loaded baked potatoes Tully FFA/Rotary: butterflyed potatoes Athletic Booster Club: Hamburgers & Chili Cub Scout Pack 100: Apple popcorn, nachos and pretzels LaFayette High School Yearbook: Caramel apples, chocolate apples, caramel & nutty apples and water Agricultural Exhibits: VVS Maple Syrup Exhibit and Sale Pony Rides: Live pony rides for the youngsters can be found between the Quonset building and the main entrance of the Donut n' Dumplins barn. Free Entertainment: Continuous live entertainment is always located in the Quonset building. Come, sit down and rest your feet while you listen to some live music or listen to a storyteller. Restrooms: Over 45 port-a-johns are distributed throughout the grounds. There are 4 handicap accessible port-a-johns available as well. Changing Stations: We provide a safe and private changing station for those with young children. It's located in the large red building facing Rt 20. Just ask in the apple cider sales area. Apple Sample Station: Located in the large red building facing Rt 20 between the apple cider sales area and the cider mill. You can receive a free sample of many different varieties of locally grown apples. Learn which are good for baking, salads or just plain good to eat. Locally made Apple Pies available from: St Josephs Fritters Columbian Presbyterian Church: You can get your fresh apple pie from the Columbian Presbyterian Church tent located just across the drive from the information booth. They also make delicious Chicken Barbeque Dinners that are cooked right on the premises. St. Joseph's Church: Located across from the gazebo and flower beds, St. Joe's bakes and sells thousands of apple pies made by the parish. They also sell wonderful freshly deep fried apple fritters. This is the taste of the Apple Festival! -- Free Parking Free Entertainment $5 Admissions (12 and under are free) Pie Contest Scarecrow Contest King and Queen Contest
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Event Dates*:October 12 & 13, 2013
Event Hours*:Saturday 9 am - 6 pm | Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
Address*:5330 Rowland Road LaFayette, NY 13084 - -, - - United States
Additional directions and/or Google map link:Getting there is easy!!! LaFayette Apple Festival Officials have added parking lots, opened more space in existing lots, and changed traffic flow in an effort to avoid peak traffic jams that have characterized the event in the past. Take Route 81 north or south to Exit 15—LaFayette Take Route 20 west 2.5 miles to the festival grounds. From the west, take Route 20 east to Tully Farms Road. Follow signs for festival parking. To avoid traffic: From the North Take Rt 81 South to Tully (exit 14). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left (Burger King is on your right). Turn right (West) on Rt 80.Go 1 mile and turn right onto Tully Farms Rd. and continue to the Apple Festival. This is sneaking in the back way! From the South Take Rt 81 North to Tully (exit 14). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left and go about 100 yds to the traffic light. Turn left (west) onto Rt 80 and go 1.2 miles to Tully Farms Rd and turn right. Follow Tully Farms right to the Apple Festival. This is sneaking in the back way!
Cost of Admission*:$5 Admissions (12 and under are free)
Appropriate Ages*:All Ages/Kid Friendly