86th Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival!

May 27, 2017

The Apple Blossom Festival will once again bring the Annapolis Valley to life in celebration.

As always, Kentville will be host to a few of the Festival’s biggest events including the Friday Night Concert and Fireworks Display, and both the Children’s and Grand Street Parades.  Festival organizers and volunteers have been hard at work preparing for this years festival including adding more fun events!

Schedule of 2018 Events

Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival Events in Kentville

Kentville’s Apple Blossom Haunt! (A Ghost Walk):Thursday May 24th, Meet on the steps of the Cornwallis Inn.  Family friendly, rain or shine, reservations required. GET TICKETS

K-Rock’s Annual Birthday Bash, featuring Matt Minglewood: Friday May 25th, Kentville Memorial Park, 7:00 pm. Free admission.

Blossom Festival Fireworks: Friday May 25th, Kentville Memorial Park, 10:00 pm.  Free admission.

Paddy’s Brewpub Blossom Jamboree: Friday May 25th, 9 pm to midnight & Saturday May 26th 11 am to midnight.

Lion’s Club Blossom Breakfast: Saturday May 26th, 7:00 – 10:30 am.  Pancakes, sausage, and beans with juice coffee/tea served by the Kentville Lions.  Adults $7
Under 12 $4

Children’s Parade: Saturday May 26th, Downtown Kentville, 10:00 am.  Registration for participants starts at 9:00 am behind Town Hall at 354 Main Street.

Apple Blossom Festival Grand Street Parade: Saturday May 26th, Downtown Kentville, 1:00 pm.  Come early to see *The Road Crew Motorcycle Group ride the parade route!

AVR/Magic All Ages Dance: Saturday May 26th, 7:00 pm.  Party the night away at the Centennial Arena!  2.00 cover.  Family Friendly!

Visit the ABF website for a full schedule of ABF events taking place across the valley, or for more details on any of the above.

Other special events happening in Kentville during Apple Blossom Week

Apple Awesome Kentville Farmers Market: Wednesday May 23rd, 10-2 pm Centre Square, rain or shine!


*The Road Crew Motorcycle Group is a group of like minded people who love to ride motorcycles and help others through charity “runs”.  This year the group is partnering with the “Veteran Commandos” and “Veteran Commandos Support Club. 100% of the proceeds are donated to “PAWS FUR THOUGHT” an organization that trains and places service dogs for veterans suffering from P.T.S.D.