Keep the Apple Blossom spirit alive by celebrating in your home and support the Festival during these hard economic times. Join us on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 1:00 pm, for a televised Tribute Parade.
You are invited on April 24 at 8:00pm to give a Cheers to the Bloom. A virtual event where we will join together to take a moment, raise a glass and toast the future success of the Festival.
President, Barry Carper is pleased to announce another very talented, very entertaining lineup of Nashville rising stars for the Festival’s 2020 Ability Home Care Country Music Party.
It was an exciting evening of performances on Wednesday, Feb. 12, for the first round of auditions of the annual 2020 Anthony’s Pizza “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” contest.
Register early for the 10k Race and/or the Kids Bloomin’ Mile. Early registration is discounted for both events and can be done online.
SPECIAL NOTE regarding the Prayer Brunch presented by Knouse Foods/Mussleman’s. We have SOLD OUT of our pre-sale tickets to the Prayer Brunch, and the next opportunity to purchase these tickets will be when the store opens.
Cam Jackson is the son of LeAnthony and Danielle Jackson; and, he graduated from Handley High School in 2014. At the pinnacle of his Handley basketball career, he was named a Team Captain, a District Player of the Year, and a Regional Player of the Year.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, is deeply honored to welcome Janet Parshall to the Land of Pink and Green to serve as the Featured Speaker at the 2019 Prayer Brunch Presented by Knouse Foods/Musselman.
The Virginia Business Systems Golf Classic will be held on Wednesday, April 24th, at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, with a 10:00am shotgun start. Registrations are $125 per person, which covers all golfing fees, plus ample hospitality, plus quality themed gifts, etc.
It is with great pride that Festival President, Barry Carper, extends this extraordinary list by welcoming local business executive, S. Cary Dunston, to appear as the Keynote Speaker at this, the Festival’s top business-oriented event.
Festival President, Barry Carper, is pleased to announce 10-time-Emmy-Award-winning General Assignment Reporter for News4 Washington, the inimitable Pat Collins, Featured Speaker for the Ladies’ Horticultural Luncheon.
In an effort to stay “classic;” and, in an effort to keep a happy, healthy, old-school event viable on the Festival’s final Sunday afternoon, in 2019, Festival Organizers are offering the Donegal Insurance Group Bluegrass Festival and Classic Country Concert.
Festival Organizers offer the new Allstate Motown Dance Party on Thursday night, May 2nd, 2019, from 8:00pm to midnight, at the Tolley Dental Entertainment Zone, featuring New York-based band Shadows of the 60s: A Tribute to Motown!
Festival President, Barry Carper, is pleased to announce tha the Festival has signed red-hot singer/songwriter, Jimmie Allen, to headline a special three-act bill at the 2019 MVB Bank Country Music Party.
Due to circumstances unforeseen last Fall when preliminary plans were being made, the anticipated move of the Prayer Brunch to the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center at Shenandoah University, will not take place this year.
At the 2019 Theme Announcement Party, held at, and generously sponsored by, Westminster-Canterbury on Tuesday evening, November 13th, 2018, our 2019 Festival Theme: “It’s Bloom Time!”, was released to Bloom Nation.
Over the past few years, organizers of the Festival have been fine-tuning and elevating in stature the “program within the program” that is the Sports Breakfast Student Honors. These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local schools.
President, Mike Stanfield, is pleased to announce that best-selling author, Jason Wright, the “Apple Man,” will return to The Land of Pink and Green to once more entertain the packed house at the 70th Anniversary Ladies’ Horticultural Luncheon.
It was another exciting evening of performances on Wednesday, April 11for the Semi-Final round of auditions of the annual 2018 Car Credit Nation “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” contest.
Festival Organizers announce the retirement of our great Festival Friend, Ken Mease, as emcee of the Sports Breakfast, and much-sought-after Master of Ceremonies, the very smooth-voiced, Mike O’Dell, launches his new Era.
Multiple World Champion and Olympic Gold Medal-Winning speed skater, Dan Jansen, will be the Festival’s Special Guest at the 2018 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast.