The North Carolina Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The area is known as The Crest of the Blue Ridge! It has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 60 years. From September 1-September 4, 2017 you can enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Hendersonville’s beautiful Main Street. Highlights of this 4-day event include freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, the King Apple Parade on Labor Day and more free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse.