Apple Butter Makin' Days

October 13 - 15, 2023

locator Courthouse Square
Mount Vernon, MO 65712

Status: Updated 1/10/2023
Apple Butter Makin' Days
For more than five decades, apple butter has been made in large copper kettles on the Courthouse lawn all during the festival. Children enjoy the KidZone area with jump houses, games, inflatables, and fun. We have a wonderful parade, wiener dog races, a variety of contests, a pet parade, car show, and live entertainment all three days. Visitors enjoy fair food, games, crafts, demonstrations and, of course, apple butter. Parking and attendance are FREE!
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Fri 9am‑6pm, Sat 9am‑6pm, Sun 10am‑4pm
  • Address: 104 S. Hickory, Mount Vernon, MO 65712
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - Regional, Local. Music: AM BG BL CR CY FK GP OT RK RO ??
  • Other Activities: parade, contests, pet show, wiener dog races, car show, pie baking
  • Attendance: 105,000
    # Food Booths: 45
  • # of Exhi­bitors: 400
    Juried: yes
    Prize Money: $500
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: until full
    Music: until full
    Food: until full 
  • Promoter: Mount Vernon Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Show Dir.: Brittni Bates

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  • Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Are children free to attend Apple Butter Makin' Days? Everyone is free to attend
  • Are masks required at Apple Butter Makin' Days? Encouraged but not required.
  • Is Apple Butter Makin' Days all ages? Yes, we have activities and fun for all ages
  • Is Apple Butter Makin' Days dog-friendly or service-animal only? Service-animal only excluding the pet parade and wiener dog races
  • Is Apple Butter Makin' Days handicap accessible? Yes, and there is limited handicap parking available
  • Is Apple Butter Makin' Days rain or shine? Yes
  • Will there be ATMs onsite at Apple Butter Makin' Days? Yes

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