CHICAGO, IL - Lincoln Square, a bustling neighborhood in Chicago, is gearing up for its annual Apple Fest, a beloved event that celebrates the fall season in all its glory. Scheduled for October 1st and 2nd, the festival will take place on Lincoln Avenue between Lawrence and Eastwood. The event is free to attend and will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
The Apple Fest is a family-friendly event that offers something for everyone. From apple-inspired food and beverages to an array of vendors selling seasonal products, the festival promises a wholesome experience. Food vendors will be offering a variety of apple-themed treats, including caramel apples, apple pies, apple cider caramels, and even apple cinnamon rolls. For those looking for something more savory, options like apple-themed baked goods and apple butter will also be available.
But it's not just about food; the festival also features farms from Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin, bringing a taste of the Midwest harvest into the heart of the city. These farms will offer an assortment of apples, jams, salsas, honey, pumpkins, and fall squash. Specialty food vendors will also be selling unique items like apple butters, apple pies, and seasonal scented candles.
The event also serves as a marketplace for a wide range of vendors selling everything from cozy accessories and unique gift items to jewelry. Some of the vendors include Amy's Candy Bar, Edge of Sweetness, Hilary's Cookies, and many more. Whether you're in the market for handcrafted organic fruit and floral vinegar or looking for artisanal soaps and bath/body products, the Apple Fest has got you covered.
The festival is not just a commercial endeavor; it also supports the local community. Money raised from the event will go towards beautification projects in Lincoln Square Ravenswood and will also contribute financially to several community non-profits.
So, mark your calendars and get ready to indulge in the flavors, scents, and sights of autumn at Lincoln Square's Apple Fest. It's an event that encapsulates the essence of the season and brings the community together in a celebration of all things apple.