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Thank you to all who have signed up their son and/or daughter for the Little King/Little Miss contest.

Parent information letters will be emailed/mailed on September 4th. If you do not receive your letter by Thursday, September 6th, please call 608-781-2500 during the day or email Just a reminder: The Little King / Little Miss program is open to boys and girls ages 4 and 5. Candidates will be escorted onstage and announced to family…

2012 Applefest Medallion Found!

WOW!! First clue and the medallion has been found!! Congrats Gary Hill! This must be a record!! The Houston County New’s Reports this: Sadly, the Golden Medallion hunt has ended prematurely, but congratulations to Gary Hill. He found the medallion in an area he routinely checks each year. This year, it was found on the…

2012 Applefest 5K Run/Walk

Just a friendly reminder the Applefest 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday September 15th at 8:30am instead of the printed time of 7:30am. Proceeds from this race will go to a variety of local charities and toward two college scholarships (one male and one female). For more information and to register for this race please go directly to:…

2012 Apple Annie Cabaret

Congrats to our 2012 Apple Annie Joan Waniger! Outstanding performance from Joan and all the Annie’s at the Cabaret!

2012 Parade Marshal Announcement

Congrats to our 2012 Parade Marshal Mike Doering!! He was awarded this honor at the Apple Annie Cabaret. We thank Mike for all his hard work and dedication to Fest!

2012 Brochure Cover Design Contest

Submit your Brochure Cover Design by April 15, 2012. Questions? Contact Lenys Hill at 608.397.9114 or

2nd Annual Spring Into Fest

La Crescent Applefest is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Spring into Fest. This is fun for all ages. Doors open at 3 with the new fest button unveiled. With a Cornhole Touramnet to follow the live music line up will be sure to keep you around into the evening. We welcome the community members and neighboring…

2011 People of the Year!

Congratulations to two individuals who serve their community in more ways than one: Man of the Year—Dan Heth Woman of the Year—Martha Meyer

2011 King Apple Parade Results

The La Crescent Apple Festival Board of Directors would like to THANK ALL the partipants in the 2011 King Apple Parade.  Each year, the King Apple parade is held on the Sunday of Applefest weekend at 1:00 PM in La Crescent, MN. Floats were judged in the following categories: Civic, Commercial, Youth, and Royalty.  To…

Congratulations to the 2011 Applefest Royalty

Applefest is proud to announce the following as the new 2011 royal court: Miss La Crescent — Anna Skemp 1st Princess — Annie Jackson 2nd Princess — Ellie Bergstedt

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