40th Annual Apple Festival
The Unicoi County Apple Festival, drawing more than 110,000 annual attendees, has been consistently named one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events in the southeast and is a three-year winner of the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association’s Pinnacle Award. The 4oth annual festival will include over 350 arts and crafts vendors from around the country featuring painting, photography, wood-turning, sculpture, metal crafts, jewelry, blown glass and much more. In addition, three food courts will be located throughout the festival grounds so attendees may enjoy festival foods, beverages and specialty cuisine.
Two entertainment stages featuring live music will perfectly complement the arts and crafts atmosphere. A large children’s area complete with rides and activities will be included in the festival for both the young and young-at heart. A wide array of tournaments will be featured including the NFS 4-Mile Race, Erwin Record Photography Contest, Corn Hole Tournament and Apple Dumpling Contest.