48th annual Apple Butter Festival: Berkeley Springs
October 7 – October 8
The 48th Apple Butter Festival in Berkeley Springs, WV returns October 7th & 8th, 2023! According to the Berkeley Springs Chamber of Commerce:
“ The smell of apple butter cooking in the street. Music coming from the bandstand. Exploring the stunning art and craft booths. The sound of people calling for hogs (that thankfully never seem to show up) in the hog calling contest. Rooting on our favorite rubber duck in the duck race. Drooling over baked goods with blue ribbons. Clutching our raffle tickets and hoping to win the Apple Butter Quilt. Kids feeling like celebrities after marching in the parade. Gentlemen with beards groomed perfectly waiting to strut their faces off for the Beard Contest. There’s a feeling in the air during the Apple Butter Festival and we can’t wait to remind everyone just how special it really is.
Featuring over 150 vendors, live entertainment and contests, the Apple Butter Festival is a place to make memories. Saturday morning kicks off with our wonderful Apple Butter Parade with floats, bands, costumes, and the joy of a small community coming together. Sample domestic and craft beers in our Beer Garden – featuring a stage with music and fantastic craft beers! Visit the food court for a treat that will make every taste bud dance. Explore our delightful area, the shops, the spas, the hotels and restaurants, and experience a true small town fall adventure.”
THE website to check for events, activities and music at this year’s festival is https://www.berkeleyspringschamber.com/apple-butter-festival.
If you use Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/AppleButterFestivalWV
Additional activities may also occur at Cacapon Resort.
For overnight accommodation just a few miles from town, reserve a room or cabin at Cacapon Resort State Park.