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42nd Annual Apple Festival

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019


The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce will host its 42nd Annual Unicoi County Apple Festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.

The festival draws more than 110,000 annual attendees and has been consistently named one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events in the southeast and is a four time winner of the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association’s Pinnacle Award. The premier two-day event offers something for everyone — handmade crafts, antiques, entertainment, a large children’s area, a Blue Ridge Pottery show and sale, contests and a smorgasbord of food!

The craft festival, featuring nearly 350 vendors from around the country, will be lined along the downtown streets of Erwin showcasing their unique arts, crafts and foods.

Two entertainment stages will showcased including the Love Street Stage and Tucker Street Stage. On Friday and Saturday, the Love Street Stage will feature Christian artists and Southern Gospel groups from around the region. The Tucker Street Stage is a pro-touring stage that will feature headlining concerts.

The festival will also contain a large children’s area with games and rides for the young and young at heart.

Bring your appetite and let it have a festival. You can enjoy everything from Chinese to Greek foods, traditional foods such and barbecue and homemade hamburgers to apple pies and apple fritters.

The festival spans across a 5 block section of downtown Erwin and includes adjoining side streets.From Interstate 26, take Exit 37 into downtown Erwin.Several parking areas around Exit 37 have been secured for festival attendees.

To ensure the safety of the large number of attendees, festival organizers ask that you please do not bring pets onto the festival grounds. Bicycles and skateboards are also not permitted on festival grounds.


Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce
(423) 743-3000
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Downtown Erwin
119 N. Main Ave.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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