Come celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Ruthven Apple Festival on Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th at Colasanti's Tropical Gardens in Ruthven. This is a great community event for the entire family, filled with fun, food, crafts, entertainment and a classic car show on Sunday.
Selected as one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario in 2009, 2010 and 2011 by Festival and Events Ontario.
The Ruthven Apple Festival has something for everyone!
As in past, the festival begins early on Saturday morning with a 7:30am breakfast served up by the Ruthven Oddfellows and friends with country fresh eggs, bacon, toast and coffee. The Apple Festival parade begins at 10:30am from the little hamlet in Ruthven (look for the signs) and leads into the festival grounds at Colasanti's Tropical Garden's in Ruthven.
Bring the entire family and enjoy two spectacular fun filled days that will include weekend long musical entertainment, a host of rides, games and midway for children, the Apple Festival Car Show (on Sunday, Sept 28th from 10am to 4pm), over 100 craft and food vendors and the popular Farmers Market filled with all the bounty of Essex County.
FREE Admission and FREE Parking
Thanks to the support of the local community, the festival has raised a total of $770,000 to date for Community Living Essex County in support of people with an intellectual disability.
For more information on the 2014 festival, or volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Tony DeSantis, Manager
Community Relations and Resource Development
519-776-6483, extension 246