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One Fine Saturday in March 2023


$5 Adults

Free for kids under 12


Nostalgic favourites and new features will delight and entertain at Harcourt Applefest 2023, including:

The bustling market starts at 9am. There will be plenty of arts, makers and plant stalls from the local area, along with local produce, tasty food, cider, and wine to enjoy.

Musical performances are headlined by Eliza Hull (1:45pm) and Wendy Stapleton’s Australian Women’s Choir (2:45pm), with plenty of other local talent on display throughout the day.

Roaming entertainers including Toby the T-Rex and Dinosaur Babies. Kids can also get colourful with face painting from 1pm.

For updates about what’s on, and answers to all your Applefest questions, hit the Applefest socials


The Dja Dja Wurung have lived and thrived in this valley for nearly 30,000 years.

Applefest is one-day-a-year festival that happens in the fertile Harcourt Valley.

Since 1991, Applefest has bought the residents together to meet neighbours and school friends along with many visitors to enjoy the many and varied produce and talents that exist here. They do this accompanied by live performances by local musicians.

Many volunteers—along with goodwill, sporting and service clubs—come together to make Applefest highly successful.

Good fruit growing and granite quarrying motivated many early pioneers to live in this valley nearly 200 years ago. Today, people choose to live here for many other reasons too. Working remotely is a new way of life. New residents can combine this while living close to town in a rural setting.

Please consider joining the Applefest Committee or get in touch to be a volunteer on the day.

For Applefest updates and answers to all your Applefest Committee questions, send a message or hit the Applefest socials

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