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Harvest Festival

Formerly Known as Reid’s Orchard Apple Festival
Now at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds

A New Chapter Begins: Harvest Festival
Now at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds

Farewell to the Apple Festival at Reid’s Orchard

For years, Billy and Kathy Reid have orchestrated the magic of the Apple Festival, growing it from its humble beginnings in 1986 to the spectacular event it is today. However, as they explore new horizons and consider the changing landscape, the Reids have decided to pass on the torch.

A New Chapter Begins at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds

Starting in 2023, the Apple Festival will find its new home at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds. This transition marks not the end, but an exciting new beginning. With a seamless transition, the Lions Club will carry forward the essence of the festival, maintaining everything that has made it a staple in our community while adding fresh possibilities.

Joan Hayden, secretary of the Lions Club Fair board, is eager to uphold the festival’s tradition while enhancing its offerings. The fairgrounds offer ample space, ensuring even more vendors can be sheltered indoors. Rain or shine, the festival will continue to be a joyous experience for all attendees.

A Legacy of Community and Generosity

The decision to pass on the festival wasn’t taken lightly. The Reids’ commitment to their community and their desire to ensure the festival’s legacy lives on led them to this moment. The Daviess County Lions Club, with their experience and dedication to the fair, is the perfect fit to take on this cherished event. The festival’s community-first ethos will remain at the heart of every celebration, as the Lions Club plans to use the festival to support their charity organizations and give back to the community.

Join us in an exciting new chapter. The Reid family’s gratitude for your support throughout the years is immeasurable. Come celebrate the Harvest Festival, and let’s embrace the future as the festival’s legacy continues to shine bright at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds.

Count Down to Harvest Festival 2023

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Parking

Parking will be $5/vechicle

Date of Event

Saturday & Sunday
October 21st – October 22nd

Location

6191 HWY 54
Philpot, KY 42366

Admission

FREE

New Venue, Same Incredible Attractions: An Unmissable Experience!

Family Fun

Get ready for a family adventure filled with laughter and joy at the Harvest Festival! From exciting games to delicious treats, there’s something for everyone. Come together and create wonderful memories that will warm your heart for years to come.

Home Grown Goodness

Indulge in the true taste of homegrown goodness at the Harvest Festival. From fresh, locally-sourced produce to homemade treats, savor the flavors that our community takes pride in. Join us in celebrating the richness of our land and the love that goes into every bite.

Home Baked Goodness

Treat yourself to the irresistible aroma and flavors of home-baked goodness at the Harvest Festival. Delight in an array of freshly baked treats made with love and care by local bakers. From warm pies to fluffy pastries, experience the joy of homemade delights that bring a touch of comfort to every bite.

Non-Profit Awareness

At the Harvest Festival, we’re not just celebrating but also raising awareness for important causes. Explore the non-profit booths and learn about the inspiring work they do to make our community even better. Join us in supporting these valuable organizations and discover how you can make a difference too.

Attention Vendors!

Get ready for an amazing experience at our very first Harvest Fest, formerly known as Reid’s Apple Fest. The event will take place at the Daviess County Lions Fairgrounds in Philpot, KY. Pricing details and important information are enclosed, so be sure to check it out.

Any questions? Contact us at dyanne.harvestfestival@gmail.com or 270-302-2669.

Looking forward to an incredible October together!

Harvest Festival Vendor Information

Food Booths

Savor the flavors of the Harvest Festival! If you’re a food vendor, join us by securing a food booth for $200.00 and choose between setting up on Friday, October 20th, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm or Saturday at 6:30 am. Remember, no vehicle traffic is allowed after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. Bring your own setup, including tables, and be prepared for the windy conditions near the river. Although security officers will be present, exhibitors are responsible for their merchandise. Get ready to tantalize taste buds at the festival!

Complete and sign the registration form by September 1, 2023, along with payment.

Craft Booths

Explore the world of crafts and creativity at the Daviess County Lions Club Harvest Festival! If you’re a craft enthusiast, secure your spot by reserving early, with a rental fee of $75.00 per space or $130.00 for two spaces, and remember that booth space is 12 x 12. Setting up options are available on Friday, October 20th, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and Saturday at 6:30 am. Craftsmen must provide their own setup, including tables, and ensure their products are handmade. Get ready to showcase your creativity at this exciting event!

Registration forms must be completed and signed by September 1, 2023, along with payment.

Non-Profit Booths

Discover the heart of our community at the Daviess County Lions Club Harvest Festival, where non-profit booths shine a spotlight on important causes. Join us on October 21-22, 2023, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, to learn about the impactful work these organizations do and find out how you can contribute to making a positive change.

Want to join us in serving your community?

Calendar

February 2024

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  • Mike’s Spice Company
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  • McHenry’s Event Planning
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  • Corn Hole
  • Alisha's Bakery
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  • Sleep in Heavenly Peace
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  • Daviess County Lions Club Regular Meeting
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  • McHenry’s Event Planning
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  • Corn Hole
  • Alisha's Bakery
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  • Doozie Doze
  • 4-H Rabbit Club
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  • 21st Birthday
  • Corn Hole
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  • 21st Birthday
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  • 21st Birthday
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  • DC Fair Board Meeting
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  • McHenry’s Event Planning
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  • Corn Hole
  • Alisha's Bakery
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  • Doozie Doze
  • Extension Office- Cattlemen Meeting
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  • Corn Hole
  • Pine Wood Derby
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  • Pine Wood Derby
  • Birthday
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  • Mike S
  • Junior Fairboard Meeting
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  • Blue/Gold Banquet
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