All admission tickets include parking in one of several parking fields and shuttle bus or wagon service to the festival grounds.
Also included in admission price is all live entertainment, attractions, exhibits and orchard bus tours.
General (12+) - $10
Seniors (60+) - $9
Military w/ ID - $9 (at gate)
Two-Day Flex Admission (12+) - $17
Kids Under 12 - FREE
Admission may be purchased online or at the gate. Payment methods accepted online: All major credit cards. | Payment methods accepted at the gate: cash or all major credit cards. | Two-Day Flex Admission is valid once per day, on two separate days of the festival.
Festival Dates & Location
The festival will be held October 7-8 and 14-15, 2023.
The festival is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays, rain or shine!
The festival is held outdoors annually the first two full weekends in October.
The National Apple Harvest Festival is located in scenic Adams County, in South Central Pennsylvania. The festival is held outdoors annually at the South Mountain Fairgrounds in Biglerville, located just 9 miles northwest of Gettysburg.
We are a gas tank trip from Washington D.C., Baltimore, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Take a lovely ride through farmland and apple orchards to the fairgrounds (use 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307 with your GPS). Narrows Road is also known as PA Route 234.
As the festival is held outdoors (rain or shine), we apologize but we are not able to provide refunds. At times, traffic can get a bit congested. We thank you for your patience as you travel to enjoy our festival and the beauty of apple country.
Sorry, no pets allowed on festival grounds with the exception of properly identified service animals. No smoking permitted except in designated areas. Flying of drones, UAV's are strictly prohibited over festival grounds. Roadways & walkways consist of grass, stone/gravel or pavement.
Charter bus rates available. Call The National Apple Harvest Festival office for tickets at 717-677-9413.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!
Where does the money go?
A majority of the proceeds from the festival all go back into the community and to other local, state and national charitable organizations.
49% goes toward funding Oakside Community Park, a 92 acre park located in Biglerville, PA, owned by the Upper Adams Jaycees.
20% goes to the Upper Adams Jaycees, (sponsor of the festival) to fund their many projects: a community Easter Egg Hunt, movie nights in the park, food boxes and gifts to less fortunate families at Christmas, along with donations to other organizations and local families in need.
20% is donated directly to civic, school, church, scouting organizations, fire companies, and others.
11% is kept in reserve for emergencies and start-up for the next year's festival.
So when you visit our festival, you are supporting numerous organizations and groups! We appreciate your help!