The Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19

The Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 19. Held in downtown Waynesville, the festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., includes arts and crafts, food, music, dance and more.

From a press release:

“The annual festival, brought to you by the Haywood Chamber of Commerce celebrates the beauty of the harvest season in Haywood County. The one-day festival features arts and crafts, food vendors of all types, educational and information booths, authentic mountain music, dance groups, and a children’s fun area.

“Scheduled performers include the Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition, Simple Folk, N8 the Great and the Lorraine Conard Band. Adult and youth clogging groups will also perform throughout the day providing entertainment from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. With more than 40,000 people attending last year’s festival, Haywood County looks forward to a great vendor turnout and a great day for our visitors, local merchants, and local residents.

“For more information, contact the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce at 828 456-3021 or visit”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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