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18th Annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival

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Sunday, October 1st, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Calling all Apple Lovers, Apple Holics, Food Lovers,  Cider Fanatics, Cheese Connoisseurs, Wine Lovers and BonVivants!


The Salt Spring Apple Festival is a perfect chance to satisfy your wishes. That is why we call Salt Spring Island - APPLE HEAVEN.


2017 Theme:  Go right to the Tree that Grows your FAVOURITE apple.


Tickets: Available on day of Apple Festival ONLY at Fulford Hall and outside the Ganges Tourist Information Centre.


Ultimately we want everyone to become ANOTHER SALT SPRING ISLAND APPLE CONNOISSEUR." The Festival is an incredible community event attracting visitors from the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the United States.


Growing over 500 apple varieties ORGANICALLY. We displayed 430 varieties at Apple Fest 2016.


With a display of the island’s hundreds of apple varieties at Fulford Hall and about 18 farms welcoming visitors for tours, tastings, apple sales and delicious lunch offerings, the Festival has always delivered a great experience.


-Display of HUNDREDS of apples all grown organically on Salt Spring Island 
-Tasting of more than 75 apple varieties at just one farm (Apple Luscious). Most others have tasting of their own varieties 
-At least 12 labeled varieties of apple pies baked by the Pie Ladies 
-A rich history of apples going back to 1860 
-Educational information on organic apple growing -Apple identification services -Orchard bee and honey bee experts available 
-Apple art by local artists 
-FREE FACE PAINTING for all.


YOU WILL BE DELIGHTED WITH THE FOOD. Salt Springers are very proud of their apples and the incredible collections we amass at Fulford Hall for every Apple Festival, is a sight to take your breath away. The scent of apples when you enter the room will take your soul on a journey. Last year, we had apple varieties all grown organically on Salt Spring Island, arranged alphabetically and all with detailed labels.


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1) Apple Festival Website:


https://saltspringmarket.com/salt-spring-island-event/2017-salt-spring-island-apple-festival/


2) Apple Festival PAST HIGHLIGHTS (NEW):

www.saltspringapplefestival.org


3) Apple Festival Video Channel:


https://www.youtube.com/user/SSIAppleFestival/videos


4) Getting to Salt Spring Island


http://saltspringmarket.com/about-salt-spring-island/getting-to-salt-spring-island/


 


Cost: Adult: $10
Child: $Free
Student: $5
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Location: Fulford Hall
2591 Fulford Ganges Rd, Saltspring Island
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Harry Burton
harryburton@shaw.ca
250-653-2007
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