35th Annual

Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival

Bobbing for Apples
Photo by D. Alm


2013 Apple Popcorn Festival is September 21st!

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Two all-American favorites play center stage on a day brimming with activities, including: over 200 craft booths, contests, entertainment, music & a great variety of food booths. There are yard sales galore all through town. Brookston's annual festival takes place the third Saturday in September. This is the time to celebrate the local harvest, rich with apples and popcorn. Come with your friends and family and enjoy the day.

There are many of activities for kids and adults all day long, including: pancake & sausage breakfast at the firehouse, family entertainment on the stage, 5K, 10K run, apple bobbing, big wheel race, nail driving, prince and princess contest, hula hoop contest, jump rope contest, bubble gum blowing contest, water balloon toss, pizza eating contest, car show, frisbee dogs, apple dessert contest, art show, photo show, men's leg contest, book sale at the Brookston library.

2013 will be the 35th annual Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival. It is scheduled for Saturday, September 21st, 7 am-6 pm. It is a free event.

Golf carts are allowed in Brookston without having to have a permit from the town the day of the event ONLY. No four-wheelers, Gators, Rangers or ATV's are allowed. No golf carts are allowed in the festival area. Golf carts must have insurance.

Parking is available at the Hunter Nutrition lot, 2 blocks North of the festival on South Street.

Handicapped Parking is available close to the heart of the event, between Second and Third Streets. Enter from the north. All paved surface from parking area on in is easily negotiated with a wheelchair or rascal-type vehicle. Wheelchair-accessable washrooms are conveniently located near the center of the event and ample portable toilets are situated in convenient locations.

Brookston is located 13 miles north of Lafayette, Indiana, on State Road 43. Here is a map of the Brookston area:.


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Advertising and General Questions: Melissa Summers - 765-563-1022
Booth Vendors: Shelley Christopher - 765-563-3770
Entertainment: Howie Clark - 765-563-3210
5 & 10K Run: Floyd Garrott - 765-563-3135
Fitness Run (6th grade and under): Autum Jones-Meadors - 765-563-3135
Prince and Princess Contest: Pat Fountain - 765-563-3135
Apple Dessert Contest: Kim Robinson - 765-563-7377
Car Show: John Fesler - jfesler@haulnss.com
(No Car Show this year due to lack of sponsorship.)


Applications and Entry Forms

There are no more booth spaces available. We are taking booth applications for the 2014 festival. Do not wait until the last minute you get yours!
NOTE: No booth spaces will be rented on the day of the event -- ALL booths must be pre-registered.

2014 Craft Booth Reservation (PDF format) -- Get the application for next year and be ready when it comes around!

2013 Apple Popcorn Festival SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (PDF format)

2013 Booth Map (PDF format)

2013 Prince & Princess Contest Entry Form (PDF format)

2013 5K & 10K Run Entry Form (PDF format)

2013 Apple Desert Contest Entry Form (.doc format - click to download)

2013 Apple Dessert Flyer






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Apple Popcorn Festival Incorporated is a member of Tippecanoe Arts Federation

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(Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival Incorporated is a 501c4 corporation.
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