Apple Festival

Apple Festival

October 7th & 8th, 2023

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hosted at Carpenter’s Minnesota Campus
12805 St. Croix Trail South, Hastings, MN 55033

Celebrate the harvest at Carpenter Nature Center’s annual Apple Festival! This event is free and is held rain (or snow) or shine.

Enjoy pick-your-own apples, hayrides (weather permitting), cider-making demonstrations, live music, live animal programs, children’s activities, apple brats grilled by the Hastings Lions, baked goods, and more! Learn about the animals of the St. Croix River Valley in our Visitor Center, and take a hike with your family on the trails!

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Questions? Contact Sam Behrends at or (651)-437-4359 ext. 109