The 46th annual LaFayette Apple Festival will be held Columbus Day Weekend, October 6th from 9am – 6pm and the 7th from 9am – 5pm.
The Festival, regarded as one of the most widely attended events in Central New York, continues its tradition of offering quality exhibitors, food and entertainment. Some highlights of this year’s festival include: · Almost 500 unique crafters, many new to the festival this year · Plenty and wide variety of apples and cider for sample and sale. · Admission is still reasonably priced at $5.00 per person, 12 and under free.
FREE PARKING! · $4.00 presale tickets available through Friday, October 5th at Byrne Dairy and Cindy’s Diner in LaFayette and Bailey’s Ice Cream in Nedrow. · Free parking shuttle trolleys from parking lots to festival grounds. Priority seating for senior citizens and those individuals needing extra assistance. · Excellent choice of food on-site with proceeds benefiting over 15 local community, civic, and church groups.
Activities for the Whole Family Scheduled Activities · Assortment of carnival rides for all ages · Daily entertainment – For schedule contact Esther LaClair at 315-677-3644 · Springside Farm Petting Zoo including goats, sheep, alpacas, and dogs · Pie baking contest on Friday the 5th at 6:15pm – Contact Corinne Kurgan at 315-677-3745 · Finders Keepers – pan for gold and polished stones · Scarecrow contest with judging on Saturday the 6th at 12 noon – Contact Esther LaClair at 315-677-3644 ·
From the Ground Up Therapeutic Horsemanship on site demonstrating all weekend Reminder to festival goers – NO pets allowed. · Farm Bureau display with farm equipment available for all ages to enjoy and explore LaFayette Apple Festival – ALWAYS Columbus Day Weekend Improved traffic and parking plans have nearly doubled our ability to move people into the parking areas and greatly reduced wait times.
Directions: Route 81 to exit 15; take Route 20 west 2 miles to the Festival grounds. Free parking onsite including handicapped parking. Less traveled routes: Route 20 from east (Skaneateles, Marcellus, etc). Festival grounds are 2 miles east of Route 80, or Route 11A north from Tully and points south.