No amount of cool rainy weather could dampen the spirits of the residents of Bloomtown. All the familiar and nostalgic sights, sounds and smells were there in abundance. We thank the Bloom Nation for their unceasing support!
Michaela won the title of Miss Greater Richmond and used that as a springboard to winning the title of Miss Virginia in 2016. As well as pageants, Michaela has won local, state, and national titles in dance and modeling.
Larry Robinson is a native of Bossier City, Louisiana, where he graduated from Airline High School. In 1986, during his senior year, he led his team to a perfect 30-0 regular season record and was named First Team All-State, and Mr. Louisiana Basketball.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom President®, Mike Stanfield, is now pleased to announce a further addition to the “show of the year:” an appearance by 11-year NBA veteran, Virginia Storm Head Coach, and Super-Dad: Harvey Grant!
The first box of the first ever FULL COLOR 90th Festival Program Books were delivered by Winchester Printers owner Ron Hottle to the Official Souvenir Store and Ticket Outlet today at 3:00 p.m.
These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local high schools, private schools and Shenandoah University; students who not only achieve success on the playing field and in the classroom; but, also exhibit obvious qualities of leadership.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that the radiant Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano has been chosen to serve the Festival in what will be its most traditional and most magical role, that of Queen Shenandoah the 90th.
It is, with a great deal of pleasure that Festival President Mike Stanfield, announces that Multi-Racing-Champion, Bobby Labonte, is coming to Bloomtown in 2017 to serve as our Firefighters’ Marshal!
Thirty contestants competed in the semi-finals of the annual 2017 Car Credit Nation Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!, held Wednesday, April 12, at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that the incredibly versatile, Jim Belushi, will travel to Bloomtown to bring his own brand of “Wow!” to this, the 90th Anniversary of one of the finest springtime traditions in the world.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield, in conjunction with Nissan, the Festival’s Official Sports Marshal Sponsor, is extremely pleased to present Pittsburgh Steeler All-Pro Wide Receiver, Hines Ward, as the 2017 Festival Sports Marshal.
President, Mike Stanfield, a huge football fan himself, who just two days ago announced the attendance at the 2017 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast of Virginia Tech Head Football Coach, Justin Fuente, is once again pleased to announce the attendance of a football coaching legend; this time, Monte Cater, the genius behind the success of the nearby Shepherd University Rams.
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is extremely pleased to announce that fast-starting Virginia Tech Football Coach, Justin Fuente, will attend the 2017 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® and serve as a Special Guest at the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast presented by Grange Insurance.
The article, by Chloe Mulliner, is headlined: “Say ‘see ya’ to winter in these 25 cities;” and, it is subtitled: “Celebrating the change in seasons in these top destinations;” and there, in the Top 25, is Winchester, Virginia, and its famous Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is pleased to announce that Bojangles will be the Official Tailgate Sponsor for this special 90th edition of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®, and they have launched a “Win-a-Tailgate-Party” Contest that will reward a lucky resident of the Bloom Nation with a free, catered Tailgate Party for both the 2017 Parades.
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is pleased to announce that the inaugural United Capital Ladies’ Commonwealth Presented by Winchester Weightloss will be held at 11:00am on Friday, May 5th, 2017, in the elegant Ballroom of the George Washington Hotel.
A variety of talent took to the stage for the third and final round of auditions for the annual 2017 Car Credit Nation “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” contest, held Wednesday Feb. 15 at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester. Congratulations to our top ten that will move on to the semi-finals!
President Mike is now pleased to add a brand-new contest, based on pink-and-green creativity, and the idea that there is no upper limit to how much one should decorate one’s self and/or one’s house at Festival time. “Doors in Bloom” – an area-wide door-decorating competition!
Continuing in that healthy direction, Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is proud to announce that the Festival is collaborating with the Stonebrook Club of Winchester to create the brand-new Stonebrook Club Amateur Tennis Tournament presented by Partlow Insurance.
The Festival’s latest accolade comes in an online “Viewfinder” article produced by travel-giant, Expedia. The article, by Chloe Mulliner, is headlined: “Say ‘see ya’ to winter in these 25 cities;” and, it is subtitled: “Celebrating the change in seasons in these top destinations.”
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that, for 2017, Festival Organizers have been able to line up fast-rising, good-looking, popular young Nashville-recording artist, Granger Smith [featuring his country boy alter-ego, Earl Dibbles, Jr.], as the headline act!