Apple Festival Queen Coronation

For 61 years, the Apple Festival Committee has picked a high school student with ties to the orchards. 

On Saturday, October 5, the community is invited to line the streets of Rittenhouse Avenue to congratulate the King and/or Queen in a procession to the coronation.  (The Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion will be the rain location.)

Queen Procession: 6:45 p.m. October 5

Coronation: 7:00 p.m. at Bayfield Memorial Park. 

2023 Apple Festival Queen: Elvira Albert 

Apple Festival Queen Alvira Albert

Elvira is in 11th grade at Bayfield High School and a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Her family owns and still resides on the Pratt Farm. Her mother, Tara Albert and her Grandmother worked for Jack Erickson picking berries.

If you see Elvira be sure to congratulate her!

Thank you to our Royalty Sponsors: Apostle Islands Rustic Makwa Den and Washburn Family Dentistry - David J. Blong DDS.

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Past Apple Festival Queens/King

2022 Apple Festival King, Jake Hansen

Jake Hansen 2022 Apple Festival King

Erickson Orchards

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