Apple Festival Queen Coronation

For 60 years, the Apple Festival Committee Picks a high school student with ties to the orchards. 

On Saturday, October 8, the community is invited to line the streets of Rittenhouse Avenue as the Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay lead the queen to the Bayfield Lakeside Pavillion for the Coronation.  

Queen's Procession: 6:45 p.m. October 8

Coronation: 7 p.m. at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion 

Nominate the 2022 Apple Festival Queen! 

We invite you to nominate a person to serve as the Apple Festival Queen for the 60th Anniversary of the Festival.

Please fill out the form below by Friday, August 12! 

The person (this is not open to organizations, non-profits, volunteer groups, etc.) must live in or have lived in the City of Bayfield, Town of Bayfield, or Town of Russell.

The following criteria should be considered when nominating someone for the Queen:

  • The person must have a relationship to an existing orchard or a previous Orchard in Bayfield. Ties could include either by a relative or someone who has worked or is currently working at an orchard.
  • The person should be a high school student or a recent graduate.
  • The Queen will be responsible for representing Bayfield Orchards at the Apple Festival grounds throughout the weekend.
  • Responsibilities include appearances at the Apple Pie and Dessert Contest, the Opening Proclamation, the Procession and Coronation, the Grand Parade, and the Fireman’s Raffle and Drawing.

Nominee Name

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Past Apple Festival Queens

Apple Festival Queen

Mardea LaPointe 2021 Apple Festival Queen

Weber Orchard

apples

Canceled Due to Pandemic

2019 Apple Festival Queen

Jamee Hansen 2019 Apple Festival Queen

Erickson Orchards

2018 Apple Festival Queen

Abigail Johnson 2018 Apple Festival Queen

Sunset Valley Orchard

2017 Apple Festival Queen

Alyssa Hauser 2017 Apple Festival Queen

Hauser's Superior View Farm

Apple Festival Queens Continued 

If you have a picture of the previous Apple Festival Queen and would like to share it with the Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau to use on our website, please email marketing@bayfield.org. 

1962 - Mary Ahnen (Halverson) She was chosen because she was the only apple orchard daughter that was the right age at the time (15). 

1963 - Jacqulin Sebastian (Johnson)

1964 - Beverly Lampa

1965 - Annette Nourse (Peterson)

1966 - Susan Chape (Wangen)

1967 - Cheryl Gokee (Komanekin)

1968 - Lydia Hauser

1969 - Linda Lamoreaux

1970 - Jackie Wever (Cadotte)

1971 - Joanie Hauser (Cameron)

1972 - Cindy Erickson (Nourse)

1973 - Gina Soucheray

1974 - Diane Livingston (Kangas)

1975 - Debbie Lind

1976 - Kim McConnell

1977 - Debbie Siebold (Weber)

1978 - Pamela Compton (Foran)

1979 - Louis Hauser (Hulse)

1980 - Lori Kangas (Tracy)

1981 - Karen Wichlidal (Boutin)

1982 - Rose Betzold (Franco)

1983 - Tammy Weber (Curran)

1984 - Vicky Milligan (McAuliffe)

1985 - JoAnn Delk (Cottone)

1986 - Arla Neff (Kretlow)

1987 - Toni DeFoe

1988 - Jessy Farrell (Defoe)

1989 - Marla Powers

1990 - Karrie Erickson (Rasmusson)

1991 - Kelly Weber

1992 - Crystal Newago

1993 - Heather Defoe (Deragon)

1994 - Erin Cadotte (Zupke)

1995 - Angie Hanson (Lee)

1996 - Bridget Klein

1997 - Anna Meierotto (Leask)

1998 - Linda Defoe (Parent)

1999 - Jamie Goodlet

2000 - Janine Johnson

2001 - Channell Curran

2002 - Denny Edwards (She was 90 the year she was the queen!)

2003 - Jenni Erickson (Carey)

2004 - Rita Carlson

2005 - Lesley Burg

2006 - Kateri Cadotte

2007 - Malia North

2008 - Mary Thomas

2009 - Stephanie LaPointe

2010 - Esme Martinson

2011 - Carrie Nelson

2012 - Kelly Holmes

2013 – Emily & Ellie Hoopman

2014 – Emily Nourse

2015 – Madeline LaPoint

2016 – Kellie and Karli Ann Weidinger