Apple Festival

Bring your whole family for a fun filled day!


Sep 28
8am 7pm
Entertainment Garden
Event date
September 28, 2018
Rain Date
September 29, 2019

What to know

Linvilla Orchards’ Apple Festival honors apples every autumn. This legendary festival could not properly be celebrated in just one day!  Pick Your Own apples are during the height of their season and you can choose from the many varieties grown right here at Linvilla. You won’t want to miss our apple pie eating contest for bushels of fun!

Pumpkinland will also be in full swing, bring your whole family for a fun-filled day! Experience costumed characters, games & contests and live music.

Pick Your Own apples & other fresh fruits and vegetables begins at 8:00 am!


 Adam Monaco, a well known local musician from All Entertainment, LLC , will be joining us to host this amazing festival as we celebrate the start of picking season! The day will be filled with music, games, contests, visits from costumed characters and so much more!

Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band will have two amazing performances at 11am & 1pm. 

Sustainable Ritchie from Bear Creek Organics will work along with the children to make their own flower pot, plant a chestnut seed & take home to grow your own nut tree!

Costumed Characters

Times are estimated and can be subject to change.

12pm - Absorbent Sea Creature

1:30pm - Vet Girl

3pm - Patrol Dog

Apple Tasting: All Day

Were you aware of the many delicious varieties of apples and their uses? Bring your questions, because we will have the answers you need!

Some apples are tart and some are sweet. Some make good pies and others tasty treats! Our staff will be in front of Linvilla’s Farm Market all day to let you taste our many varieties and show you the several things you can do with apples all fall.

Pie Eating Contest: 2pm 

Even if you do not wish to stick your face in some of Linvilla’s own pies, it is definitely a sight to see! See below about how to register.

Roasty Toasty

What is a festival without the beloved Roasty Toasty?  He will be here from 11am to 4pm making those delicious ears of corn that we have grown to love!

Pie Eating Contest

Enter the apple pie eating contest, featuring our deliciously famous pies, for the chance to win the champion title and a prize!

How to Enter

  • Complete the short entry form in person beginning at 12pm
  • Entrants for each age group are selected from a hat and called to the stage
  • Contest begins at 2pm
  • When time is up each plate is weighed, whoever ate the most pie wins

Age Brackets

  • 8 – 9: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute
  • 10 – 11: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute
  • 12 – 14: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute
  • 15 - 17: 9 participants, 1/4 pie, 1.5 minutes
  • 18 & up: 8 participants, whole pie, 2.5 minutes


$25 gift certificate for each age bracket!


It's not fall without a visit to Pumpkinland! Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, local history and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples.