Historic downtown Hendersonville is the official home of the North Carolina Apple Festival, a four-day celebration in honor of the huge local apple crop. It's just a 30-minute drive from Asheville. The NC Apple Festival features a street fair on beautiful Main Street including continuous live musical entertainment, arts & crafts, apple products, special exhibits, food, and the King Apple Parade. Capture the spirit of a hometown celebration that has something for the whole family, with many individual events and entertainers throughout the festival.

Enjoy pancake breakfasts, car shows, gem and mineral show, 8K and fun run, bike tour, apple orchard tours, apple recipe contest, sidewalk sales, arts and crafts show, and so much more!