This is Kimmswick's largest celebration, drawing nearly 100,000 visitors. Experience small town ambiance; stroll streets lined with more than 500 food, drink and craft vendors; enjoy lots of live entertainment throughout town, including Bluegrass and dulcimer music.
For children, there is a miniature train, petting zoo and pony rides. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to help stir the abble butter and enjoy the ambiance at the pavilion.
Before dawn each day of the festival, the wood fire is lighted, the kettle is filled with apples and cooking and stirring continues for seven to eight hours until the fragrant spread is thick enough to be sealed in jars. Apple butter is for sale until the last jar is gone.
The streets are closed to vehicles. Visitors may park at the Windsor School and catch a bus into town. There is limited parking off of Route K.
The website gives all of the details.