Celebrate Apple Season with a weekend of family fun at the Peddler’s Village 44th Annual Apple Festival on Saturday, November 4, and Sunday, November 5, 2017, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shops are open until 8 p.m. on Saturday. This outdoor event is held rain or shine. Admission and most parking lots are free. All attractions and food are pay as you go.
It’s all about our local Bucks County-grown apples! Bechdolt’s Orchards of Bucks County and the Peddler’s Village General Store are expanding the variety of fresh, local apples, locally made apple baked goods, and festival offerings. Sample over a dozen local varieties from Bechdolt’s Orchard and take home your favorites.
The Village General Store will feature freshly baked Apple Pies, Solebury Apple Cider, Apple Butter & Apple Sauce, Caramel Dipping Sauce and Apple Festival T-shirts.
Cock ‘n Bull will serve up hot and crispy Apple Fritters, Lucky Cupcake Company’s Village Bakery will offer Apple Dumplings and an assortment of apple baked goods. Skip’s Candy Corner will feature Candy and Caramel Apples.
The Artisan Market is a must stop to browse unique handcrafted works from more than 70 of the region’s finest, including a variety of folk art and decorative home wares, jewelry, pottery, clothing and leather creations, artisanal honeys, hand turned wooden bowls and pens, hand blown and fused glass, handcrafted iron and birdhouses. Watch artisans demonstrate their crafts from flame-worked glass jewelry and hickory maple syrup to leather work, handmade glass beads and personalized children’s artwork.
Each afternoon, guests gather to cheer on the contestants in the traditional pie eating contests. The Apple Pie Eating Contest is held at 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, in the following age categories: 10 and under, 11-14 and 15 and up. Between indulging in delicious apple treats, visitors can enjoy live musical entertainment and kids’ activities.