Category archive: Applefest News

2013 Apple Annie Winner

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate and kick off our Applefest Schedule. Last night at the La Crescent American Legion we had the honor to welcome Chandra Cox into our Applefest family as the 2013 Apple Annie. Your talent was remarkable!  

2012 King Apple Parade

Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate our 64th Annual Festival. We would like to especially thank those who traveled to be in the King Apple Parade. You can view the parade results here. 2012 King Apple Parade Results Mark your calendars for 2013 –Sunday September 22, 2013 1pm.

Congratulations to the 2012 Royalty

Congratulations to our 2012 Royalty: Your 2012 Applefest Royal Court! Miss La Crescent Megan Bush! 1st Princess Miranda Norman! 2nd Princess Bridget Krage! Congrats!!

Not sure where to go for the parade line up?

We have provided a staging map for all groups and organizations for the King Apple Parade. Print this off before you come the beautiful city of La Crescent on Sunday September 16, 2012 to help guide you through town. If you get lost there will be a lot of volunteers you can ask. If you…

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

La Crescent Website Design