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Everything Apple Festival Set For Sept. 10-11, 2022 at the Salem County Fairgrounds

There will be an apple themed dessert contest, a craft show, a Fall Home Show, the Little Miss Apple Pageant, and more.

The South Jersey Apple Fest, a fourth annual apple theme event, is coming to the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy., Pilesgrove/Woodstown, NJ on September 10-11, 2022.

Families are invited to show up from 10am to 5pm to kick-off the apple harvest season.

Apples, Apples & More:

Visitors to the show will enjoy delicious treats from Apple Pie by the Slice, Candy Apples, Apple Bread, Apple Butter, Apple Sauce, and of course Apple Cider.

Bakers are invited to enter their best apple dessert in our “Everything Apple Dessert Contest” on Saturday at 2pm.

Photo courtesy: SJ

After judging, families visiting the festival will have the opportunity to sample the entries for free.

The Apple Mascot will make an appearance on both days and be available for photos.

The Craft Show:

Over 100 talented artists and craftsmen will offer amazing works from clothing to ceramics, paintings, pottery, glasswork, soaps, candles, quilting, woodworking, wreaths to handcrafted jewelry.


There will be a Fall Home Show, offering savings on hundreds of products and services, wine samples, apple toss for adults, live bands, Vendor Fair, free hayrides, delicious festival food court, apples by the bag, farm produce, free craft making for kids, face painting, Apple Pie Eating Contest for kids under 12, pony rides, free hayrides and pet friendly.

Apple Pageant:

The Little Miss Apple Pageant for girls ages 5-8 from South Jersey are invited to sign up.

The Pageant starts on Sunday at 2pm.

This pageant is free to join, and all contestants receive prizes for taking part.

One Queen and first to fourth runners will be selected. Tiaras, sashes, and gifts will be awarded to winners.

This is a semi-formal to formal pageant with a theme of apple colors.

Other Details:

Everything about the event has Family Fun at the core!

This is a pet-friendly event, free admission, and parking is $5.00 a carload. Free apples for kids. All contests are free to enter.

Vendors and sponsors are needed.

Kathy Wright, of B&K Enterprises, Millville NJ, organizes this event. B&K Enterprises promotes family-friendly, affordable events in South Jersey.

Visit SJ for an event schedule, contest forms, and general details or call 856-765-0118.

Part of the parking proceeds will be donated to a local nonprofit.