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We will have more details listed as we draw closer to the event, so stay tuned and check back on this page, Facebook and The Taylorsville Times for scheduling and event updates as the time draws near.

Numerous vendors and food vendors are attending.

Skating Release Waiver Form
To be signed by parents for children under 18 years of age


SAVE $5.00 on Winter Wonderland Rides
You can buy wristbands for the Winter Wonderland rides for $15.00
now at the Apple Fesitval Office.
They will be $20.00 at the gate on Dec. 19.

RESERVE your time for Santa Pictures on Dec. 19
You can reserve a specific time for Santa pictures for Dec. 19
by paying the $20.00 photography fee at the
Apple Festival office before the event.

Elsa, Ana and Olaf from Frozen will be in the Winter Wonderland
Also, "Frozen" themed snacks.





"Old Fashioned Christmas"
Presented by the
Taylorsville Apple Festival, Inc.
Taylorsville, NC
Alexander County

Taylorsville Apple Festival Cover Letter
Taylorsville Apple Festival Registration
Taylorsville Apple Festival Rules
Taylorsville Apple Festival Fire & Health Dept. Rules

We will be having Ice Skating in Town on Dec. 17th, 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Dec. 18th, 3:00pm - 9:00pm and then on Saturday, Dec. 19th, we will be having our Old Fashioned Christmas Event on Main Avenue Drive from 10:00am - 9:00pm. We will be having Ice Skating all day, Polar Express Train rides, Carriage Rides, a Live Nativity, Manger Petting Zoo, Christmas Shopping all day in our Angel Christmas Market, a Winter Wonderland with Santa vacationing here in Taylorsville, NC for the day... before his big trip around the world.


Dec. 19: Polar Express Train Rides will be $3.00 and he will be pulling in to the Old Fashioned Christmas Station at 12:00 noon staying until 9:00pm.

Dec. 19: 1:00-4:00pm
Alexander County Pet adoptions

Dec 19: Reindeer Rides in the Winter Wonderland - $5.00

Dec 19: Manger Petting Zoo - $1.00

Dec. 19: Carriage Rides: Arriving at Town Hall at 12:00 and ending at 9:00 pm. $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for 10 and under

Dec. 19: Gyro Extreme Rides - $5.00

Dec 19: Live Nativity with narration and music beginning at 5:30 pm with a 2nd performance at 7:30pm

Dec. 19: Gingerbread House Contest for 17 and under (click for info)



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The 2015 Taylorsville Apple Festival was another overwhelming success!
Be sure to make plans to join us for the 2016 Apple Festival. Check back here as time draws closer for vendor registration forms and info!

Three Stages of Entertainment

Taylorsville Apple Festival

The streets of Taylorsville fill to overflowing for the Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival which draws an estimated 35,000 attendees and hosts over 400 booths including rides. The festival provides a fantastic assortment of entertainment, food and vendors.

The festival boasts 3 entertainment stages: The Main Stage on the courthouse lawn, the Gospel Stage at the west end of the festival, and the Childrens’ Stage on the east end of the festival. The Kid’s Korner is the biggest draw for our younger attendees.

The Kid’s Korner has hosted in the past, pony rides, mechanical bucking bull rides, pitching booths, numerous professional inflatables, puppet shows, music and much more.

Food vendors surround the courthouse emitting some of the most wonderful smells and best tasting food you’ll find in the Carolinas. One can find, chopped barbeque, eggrolls, hamburgers and hotdogs, barbeque chicken, Italian sausages, and the list goes on.

And don’t forget dessert. Items here include: homemade ice cream, cakes, cookies, and of course fried apple pies.

And don’t forget the hundreds of craft vendors lining many blocks of our town that day. There is also a festival flea market section near the west end of our festival for the flea market enthusiasts.

The Festival Committee works many hard hours during the course of a year to put this large event on. During the day of the festival the committee mans an Information Tent in the center of the festival to assist vendors and attendees alike in many ways.

Our History:
The Taylorsville Apple Festival was started in 1988 by the Sugar Loaf Community Association. The Taylorsville Hometown Development Association took it over in 1996 with approximately 35 exhibits that year. The festival has steadily grown to the stage it now is with an estimated 35,000 attendees. The festival now hosts over 400 booths including rides.

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The Taylorsville Apple Festival is a member of the North Carolina Association of Festivals & Events.

NC Association of Festivals & Events

In honor of the Apple in our Apple Festival title, our festival always hosts the apple peeling contest, the apple desert contest, a booth apple theme decorating contest, and of course lots of apple vendors from which to buy cider, a large variety of bagged apples, etc. Apples are very important to Alexander County which currently ranks #3 in North Carolina apple production.

But through it all, our Taylorsville Apple Festival is a festival of clean fun for the whole family! And the proceeds raised from the festival go to a good cause.

The proceeds raised each year go to all 11 Alexander County Schools for their needy children benevolence funds. So come out and join us and have a great day!

Taylorsville Apple Festival


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Taylorsville Apple Festival
PO Box 87
Taylorsville, NC 28681

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