La Crescent Apple Festival


The La Crescent Apple Festival was founded in September 1949, with the purpose of promoting La Crescent, its apple industry, and “putting La Crescent on the map”.  The initial planning session was held just two weeks prior to the fest. The first Apple Festival was a huge success, drawing a crowd of nearly 20,000 people, which was just a sample of what was to come.

La Crescent Applefest is a community celebration that takes place every year during the 3rd weekend in September. Applefest is a wonderful event that has something for everyone, which includes entertainment, carnival, amazing food, kids games, a flea market, a car show, and everyone’s favorite, the KING APPLE PARADE! We would love to see everyone join us this year for La Crescent Applefest!

P.O. Box 65, La Crescent, MN. 55947



Abnet Field, La Crescent