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Each year, artists from all over the country converge into Rochester Municipal Park the weekend after Labor Day to showcase their work in a variety of mediums.  The Art & Apples Festival® consistently ranks in the Top 50 Fine Art & Design Festivals in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, and was ranked Top 10 in both 2018 and 2019, and #9 in 2021 for the publication’s Best of the Decade (2010-2020).

2024 Art & Apples Festival Hours

Friday, September 6: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 8: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Festival Artists

Over 200 artists participate in the annual Art & Apples Festival! For a list of some of the artists that participated in our 2023 Festival, please view our festival gallery by clicking the button below.

2023 Award Winners

Best in Show

Luis Gutierrez (Raleigh, NC) – CLAY booth Lower 16

Awards of Excellence

Gary Curtis (Woodstock, GA) – PAINTING booth Lower 84

Wendy Lyon (Highland, MI) – FIBERS NON-WEARABLE booth Lower 108

Jesse Richard (Ann Arbor, MI) – PRINTMAKING booth Upper 104

2024 Artist Applications

Applications for the 2024 Art & Apples Festival are closed. All artists have been notified of their acceptance status. We plan to open our application for the 2025 show in October 2024. Click the button below to view this year’s show information on Zapplication. For questions, contact Julia Felts at [email protected].

Looking for an artist from a previous festival? Use the buttons below to view historic Festival Guides.

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