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Each year, artists from all over the country converge into Rochester Municipal Park the weekend after Labor Day to showcase their work in a variety of mediums. The Art & Apples Festival® consistently ranks in the Top 50 Fine Art & Design Festivals in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, and was ranked Top 10 in both 2018 and 2019, and #9 in 2021 for the publication’s Best of the Decade (2010-2020).
2024 Art & Apples Festival Hours
Friday, September 6: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 8: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Over 200 artists participate in the annual Art & Apples Festival! For a list of some of the artists that participated in our 2023 Festival, please view our festival gallery by clicking the button below.
2023 Award Winners
Best in Show
Luis Gutierrez (Raleigh, NC) – CLAY booth Lower 16
Awards of Excellence
Gary Curtis (Woodstock, GA) – PAINTING booth Lower 84
Wendy Lyon (Highland, MI) – FIBERS NON-WEARABLE booth Lower 108
Jesse Richard (Ann Arbor, MI) – PRINTMAKING booth Upper 104
2024 Artist Applications
Applications for the 2024 Art & Apples Festival are now open! For a full list of accepted fine art mediums and to apply, please click the button below.
Looking for an artist from a previous festival? Use the buttons below to view historic Festival Guides.