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Where: Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion - Pie Dropoff: 4-5 p.m. - Judging: 5 p.m. - Community Tasting: 6-8 p.m. - Bayfield's best bakers will try to win over the judges in this delicious competition for the best apple pie or apple dessert. The event kicks off the Apple Festival…

Come meet the Apple Festival Queen at the Queen's Coronation. This long-standing tradition recognized a high school student with ties to the orchards. Pictured is the 2021 Apple Festival Queen: Mardea LaPointe of Weber Apple Orchard

Kids 10 and under are invited to join the Apple Dumpling Gang! Members of the Apple Dumpling Gang get some very special treatment every year at Apple Festival.

The Grand Parade closes out the weekend of festivities in Bayfield. This year we are proud to bring back The Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay and the Mass Band, crowd favorites!

Schedule of Events

ORCHARD EVENTS

  • Bayfield Apple Company – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check out the Farm Store filled with locally made goodies including, but not limited to, fresh and sustainably made apple cider, hard cider, granola, jams, jellies, butters, and fruit mustards as well as free range pork products and caramel apples. Self-guided orchard tours with five butterfly houses. Walk through the cider house and see how the apples are processed! There will also be a food vendor on site. There are at least 25 varieties of sustainably grown apples and pears.  Lots of parking available!
  • Erickson Orchard & Country StoreFriday, Saturday & Sunday-9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Fun and games, music, tours, everything apple! Full bakery (makes sure to grab an apple stick), food and craft vendors, hay rides, and orchard maze for the kids! Pick your own Cortland and McIntosh apples, already picked Honey Crisp. Erickson’s grows about 12 varieties of apples.  LIVE MUSIC: September 25 and October 2 Noon-5pm.
  • Hauser’s Superior View FarmFriday, Saturday, & Sunday—10 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Enjoy festival food at the farm including smoked pork sandwiches with apple butter BBQ sauce, caramel apples, jam, apples, apple butter and Apfelhaus Cidery —handcrafted hard cider—tasting daily!
    Saturday and Sunday Special Events—10 a.m. to 5 p.m.-Pony rides, hayrides, and free parking and free shuttles to and from downtown Bayfield.
  • Wineries on Betzold Road – Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy wine tasting alongside the grapevines. Also try hot mulled wine, non-alcoholic hot cider, and non-alcoholic sparkling cider floats.

 

  • FREE shuttlesPick-up and drop off location in Bayfield is at the intersection of Front St. & Washington Ave.
    To and from Legendary Waters Resort & Casino- Friday, Saturday & Sunday

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR THE 2022 SCHEDULE – BELOW IS THE 2021 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Book Sale – Bayfield Carnegie Library (37 North Broad Street.)
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.—Farmers’ Market-all local producers-S. First St., between Rittenhouse & Manypenny Ave.
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Craft and Food Vendors line the streets of downtown Bayfield
  • Noon—Opening Proclamation by Bayfield Mayor Gordon Ringberg- Memorial Park Gazebo

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft and Food Vendors line the streets of downtown Bayfield
  • 11 a.m. until Gone —Bayfield Firemen’s Fish Fry-Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, will sell until they are out of food!
  • 6:45 p.m.—Apple Festival Queen Procession-Begins in front of the Old Rittenhouse Inn
  • 7 p.m.—Coronation of the Apple Festival Queen-Memorial Park Gazebo

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft and Food Vendors line the streets of downtown Bayfield
  • 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.—Registration for the 2021 Apple Dumpling Gang- Faith Baptist Church Parking Lot
  • 2 p.m. to 3:30pm—Grand Parade Finale-Rittenhouse Ave.
  • 5 p.m.—Apple Festival Firemen’s Raffle Drawing-Memorial Park Gazebo