The Taylorsville Apple Festival is held on the third Saturday of October and draws thousands of visitors to enjoy the day of entertainment, food, and fun. In honor of the Apple in their Apple Festival title, their festival always hosts the apple peeling contest, the apple desert contest, a booth apple theme decorating contest, and of course lots of apple vendors from which to buy cider, a large variety of bagged apples, etc. Apples are very important to Alexander County which currently ranks #3 in North Carolina apple production.
Music: There is 3 stages for entertainment (Main, Youth, and Gospel).
Kid's Corner: Offers demonstrations, games, train rides, puppets, camels carriage rides and more!
Food vendors surround the courthouse emitting some of the most wonderful smells and best tasting food you’ll find in the Carolinas. One can find, chopped barbeque, eggrolls, hamburgers and hotdogs, barbeque chicken, Italian sausages, and the list goes on. And don’t forget dessert. Items here include: homemade ice cream, cakes, cookies, and of course fried apple pies.
With hundreds of craft vendors lining many blocks there is sure something for everyone. There is also a festival flea market section near the west end of our festival for the flea market enthusiasts.
The Taylorsville Apple Festival, is fun for the whole family! The proceeds raised from the festival go to a good cause.