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Apple-centric Fall Festival Returns

Apple-centric Fall Festival Returns

Fall in Connecticut has arrived with Glastonbury’s Apple Harvest Festival and 5K Race running from October 13 to 15. Located at a bend of the Connecticut River, this 43rd annual event usually attracts 18,000 attendees every October for music, food and “all things New England”.

You’ll enjoy three days of live music, vendor booths, food trucks, amusement rides, fireworks, a race, a Harvest Pub and more. The daily schedule is October 13 from 6 to 10pm, October 14 from 10am to 10pm and October 15 from noon to 5pm. Admission is $5 per person, with children 3-feet-tall or under being free. The event is hosted by Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival & 5K Race and CT River Valley Chamber.

October 15 marks the 15th Annual Apple Harvest Festival 5K and Kids Fun Run, presented by Angry Orchard. The 5K is a flat USATF-certified course. This year the race will be chip timed. Register at Registering also gets you free admission to Sunday’s Apple Fest as well as a complimentary hard cider for adults.

There will be special appearances by Glastonbury Dance Center, The Mulcahy Academy Of Irish Dance and Glastonbury High School Choir. This year’s musical lineup includes Heather Maloney, Savannah & The Kings, Riley Pinkerton, Balkun Brothers, Canyon, Audio Jane and others.

For more information, visit Location: Riverfront Park, 300 Welles St, Glastonbury.

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