The Cornish Association of Businesses (CAB) is sponsoring the 26 Annual Cornish Apple Festival on Saturday, September 26 in historic Cornish Village located in the scenic Western mountain and lakes region of Maine on Route 25 — 30 miles West of Portland and 9 miles East of the New Hampshire border. (See a map here)
Each year, this FREE festival is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the center of Cornish village in historic Thompson Park and features more than this season’s apples, freshly pressed cider and other apple products from local vendors.
The festival is outside and will take place in rain or shine.
Each year this event features:
Come back closer to the event’s date for a more detailed list of activities and entertainment*
Thompson Park will be the center of the day’s festivities featuring colorful booths of arts and crafts. Additionally, many food booths offering delicious food, especially the apple fritters, will delight the appetites of both the young and old.
In addition to the crafts and food, live entertainment will be performed throughout the day.
Visitors to Cornish may enjoy this event as well; Apple Acres Farm is not only a major provider of apples and apple products to the festival; they also are hosting the 17th Annual Bluegrass Gathering at their farm on Durgintown Road, 3 miles from downtown Cornish. Bluegrass concerts begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until 5:00 p.m. (Chicken Barbeque available at Noon) — Adults $7, kids 16 and under free. (Rain date for the Bluegrass Gathering, is the following Saturday)
Come early and stay awhile! The Cornish area provides several options for overnight stays and activities to choose from. See Dining & Lodging listings on this Web site.
Admission to the Cornish Apple Festival is FREE.
The festival is outside and will take place in rain or shine. The Cornish Apple Festival is an annual event sponsored by the Cornish Association of Businesses (CAB), a non-profit organization of Cornish business owners who volunteer their time to promote general business and community welfare in Cornish.
Past Apple Festival Photos and Magic!
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