Schedule of Events

ORCHARD EVENTS

  • Erickson Orchard & Country Store
 • Saturday & Sunday • 9am to 5pm
 • Fun and games, music, tours, everything apple! Plus food, arts and crafts vendors!
  • Hauser’s Superior View Farm
 • Friday, Saturday, & Sunday—10am- 5pm
 • Enjoy festival food at the farm including smoked pork sandwiches with apple butter BBQ sauce, caramel apples, jam, apples, apple butter and NEW this Fall Apfelhaus Cidery —handcrafted hard cider—tasting daily!
    Saturday and Sunday Special Events—10 am-5 pm
 • Pony rides, hayrides, and free parking and free shuttles to and from downtown Bayfield.
  • FREE shuttles
 • Pick-up and drop off location in Bayfield is at the intersection of Front St. & Washington Ave.
    To and from Hauser’s Superior View Farm & Bayfield Winery
Saturday & Sunday • 10:00am to 5pm
    To and from Legendary Waters Resort & Casino
 Friday, Saturday & Sunday

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • 10am to 3pm—Farmers’ Market • all local producers • S. First St., between Rittenhouse & Manypenny Ave.
  • 11:30 am—Bayfield High School Marching Band • 
Performance on Rittenhouse Ave.
  • Noon—Opening Proclamation by the Mayor • 
Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • Noon to 2pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra • 
Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 2PM—Kayak Demos by Trek & Trail
 • Rolls, rescues, and more • Memorial Park
  • 3pm to 5pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra
Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 4pm to 7pm—Live Music: Ten Crow Moon • The Deck • Weather Permitting
  • 8pm—Live Music: Lords of Baltimore • Morty’s Pub • 108 Rittenhouse Ave.
  • 9pm to 1am—LIVE MUSIC: THE MOST WANTED • Legendary Waters Casino • 21+, Cash Bar, No Cover

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • 10am to 11am—Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay Wakeup Concert
 • Port Superior Marina • 1 mile south of Bayfield on Hwy. 13
  • 11am to 1pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra • 
Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 11am to 1pm—Applefest Skate Camp
Free skateboard clinic • Bayfield Rec. Center—Lessons, demonstrations, games, and raffle! Helmets and gear provided. All ages and abilities welcome.
  • 11am to 4pm—Live Music: Warren Nelson & Friends
 • Keeper of the Light • 19 Front St.
  • 11am to 3pm—Bayfield Firemen’s Fish Fry
 • Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion
  • Noon & 3pm—Kayak Demos by Trek & Trail
 • Rolls, rescues, and more • Memorial Park
  • 1pm to 2pm—Apple Peeling Contest • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 2:30pm to 4:30pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra • 
Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 6:45pm—Apple Festival Queen Procession • 
Begins in front of the Old Rittenhouse Inn • Escorted by Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay
  • 7pm—Coronation of the Apple Festival Queen
 • Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion
  • 8pm to 12am—Live Music: Gypsy Road • 
Sponsored by the Bayfield Fire Department • Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion
  • 9pm to 1am—LIVE MUSIC: HARD DAY’S NIGHT • Legendary Waters Casino • 21+, Cash Bar, No Cover

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

  • 11am to 1pm—Live Music: Warren Nelson & Friends • 
Keeper of the Light • 19 Front St.
  • 11am to 1pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra
 • Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 12:30pm to 12:45pm—Registration for the 2017 Apple Dumpling Gang • 
Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 1pm—Introduction of the 2017 Apple Dumpling Gang
 • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 1pm—Kayak Demos by Trek & Trail • Rolls, rescues, and more • Memorial Park
  • 2pm to 3:30pm—Grand Parade with Mass Band Finale
 • Rittenhouse Ave.
  • 3:30pm to 5pm—Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra
 • Live performance • Essentia Health Grandstand Stage
  • 5pm—Apple Festival Firemen’s Raffle Drawing • 
Essentia Health Grandstand Stage