Bring in the fall season at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

What: 45th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival

Where: Mapleside Farms294 Pearl Road, Brunswick 

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 22-23

Why you should go: Pumpkins might be your go-to when thinking of fall, but we all know apples are the original fall favorite and Johnny Appleseed is the OG. The 45th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival celebrates apples and Johnny Appleseed’s 244th birthday. Enjoy two days of entertainment on different stages and handmade crafts, paired with mouth-watering food, including Mapleside Farms’ signature Apple Butter Barbecue Ribs. The Pumpkin Village also will be open for you to take a walk through the corn maze, slide down the super slide and relax on a hayride through the orchard.

How much: General admission is $14. Those 55 and over are admitted for $7, and visitors 2 and younger are admitted free. Find tickets for the event here

How to get more information: More information for the Johnny Appleseed festival is available on Mapleside Farms’ website or the event Facebook page


Kailee Leonard loves Honeycrisp apples and thinks people who like red delicious apples are weird. Follow her on Instagram @kaileeinmae

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