AppleFest Returns to New Paris In September!

Bring your family and friends to the Unique Village of New Paris for a three-day fun-filled street fair festival featuring: Vendors with unique items to purchase, Apple baking contest, tons of food options, wine and beer garden, zip line , Car and tractor shows, Kiddie tractor pull and much more!

AppleFest is:
Friday September 10th 4pm-10pm
Saturday September 11th 8am to end of Firework show
Sunday September 12th 10am to 5pm

New Paris, Ohio

Destination Unique…

Nestled in the beautiful rural countryside & surrounding hills, the Village of New Paris, Ohio is a friendly and charming place to visit. With great places to enjoy a meal with friends, shop for antiques or buy fresh apples & pies from the nearby orchard. We have everything that makes small town living enjoyable.

The New Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to welcome our annual “AppleFest” fall tradition here in the village. This multi-day festival is full of live entertainment, rides for all ages including a zip line plus tons of vendors with unique items to sell.

Bring the family and discover the fun at AppleFest. Our festival will be coming up soon and the only thing that will be missing….. is you!

Want to be a Sponsor of AppleFest? We would love to have you!

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Applefest Vendor Form

Person Responsible for Booth(Required)
NO REFUNDS after September 1st. PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES DUE TO WEATHER OR ACTS OF NATURE. A FOOD LICENSE MAY BE REQUIRED. Once you press the SUBMIT button below you will be taken to our secure online checkout where you will be asked to fill in your credit card info and make payment.
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Applefest Royalty

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New Paris AppleFest Baking Contest Entry

New Paris Applefest Baking Contest Cash Prizes for All Winners Drop off your entry to the contest between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 11th Judging begins at 10 a.m. and entries will not be accepted after judging has begun. All baked goods will be auctioned off in the entertainment tent at noon following judging. Auction should start at noon (depending on total entries and judging).
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Annual Applefest Parade September 11, 2021

Line up starts at 10 am at the cemetery (south side of town). You will be informed where to go when you check in with a Committee Member. Please show your support of the Applefest by displaying an Apple theme on your float.
Important Information: All entries will have a parade line up number, chosen by the committee, and emailed to the participants prior to the parade. Late entries will be at the end of the parade and may not be announced.
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Contest entries for 2021 are closed.

Friday September 10, 2021

4 pm              Festival Opens

5 pm              Inflatable, Games &   Zip Line open   Apple Blossom Photo Contest Begins – Sorority Tent

5:30 pm       Royalty Contest – Sorority Tent

6 – 9 pm        Battle Of The Bands – Entertainment Tent

10 pm            Festival Closes


Saturday September 11, 2021

8 am              Car Show Registration

9 am              Festival Opens   All Day Cake Walk – Sorority Tent, Coloring,  Baking & Apple Blossom Photo Contest –  Sorority Tent, Car Show Begins

10 am           Parade line up

10 – noon   Painting with Chelle

11 am           Parade starts

Noon            Opening Ceremony – 9/11 Remembrance Service ,  Inflatable, Games &   Zip Line open

1 pm – 5pm  Wesler Orchard Wagon Ride

1 –  4 pm     Cheer Competition

2:30 pm      K-9 Unit Demonstration

3 pm              Silver Ring Stacking Class, Sky &  Earth Studio

4– 8 pm      The Antiques Band – Entertainment Tent

5 pm              Wine Bingo with Rodney Creech

8 pm               DJ – Entertainment Tent

9 pm               Fireworks Show

10 pm            Festival Closes


Sunday September 12, 2021

9 am               Festival opens , All Day Cake Walk- Sorority Tent,  Church Service Begins with Pastor Carley Brewster

10:30 am    3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Start

11 am            Touch A Truck

Noon              Inflatable, Games &   Zip Line open ,   Local Artist Showcase Featuring – Anthony Guehther, Cameron  Parks,  Achilles Tenderloin & Tin Cup, Live Art Demonstration Studio  Shadowmode,  Achilles  Tenderloin & Odyssey Arts

1 – 3pm     Kids Art Zone , Kiddie Tractor Pull

2pm              Wine Bingo with Todd Appledorn

3:30 pm     NT Steel Band

5 pm             Festival Ends

See you next year