Welcome to the 41st Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival


Browse over 100 handmade craft booths

Clothing, candies, soaps & satchels, see a wide variety of crafts and handmade goods.

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Food Booths

Delicious goodies await your taste buds.

I believe we can claim the largest gathering of sweets and eats in the area.

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Tinsmiths, Apple Pressers and Blacksmiths Galore.

Witness period appropriate demonstrations from blacksmiths, tinsmiths,  pottery and more.

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See how the Pioneers of the day lived.

Traders, story tellers, candle makers and pioneer encampments.  See how the pioneers of the day lived.

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Latest News & Events


2015 Craft & Farmers Applications Online

You can find the 2015 craft & farmers market applications over in the Additional Links and on the their respective festival area pages.


New Website Launched

Thanks everyone for your patience.  We have LOTS more content, links and resources being added over the next week or so.  We wanted to get the basic site launched as soon as possible as 2015 applications will be coming out soon.


2015 Festival Dates & Times

Saturday - September 19th 10am - 6pm

Sunday - September 20th 10am - 5pm

Vendor setup - Friday September 18th - 12 Noon - No earlier

Vendor Tear down - Sunday - September 20th 5:01pm


2015 Sponsors


Mission Statement

To educate and stimulate historical  interest among the general public in order to promote a better understanding of Johnny Appleseed, his life and times.  To provide a historically authentic recreation  of the time of Johnny Appleseed and the period in which he lived and the plan, operate and administer the annual Johnny Appleseed Festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


We are an approved 501c3 organization.