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So many apples, so little time, but make sure to take time to taste the apples along the way! Salt Spring Island was among the first regions in British Columbia to grow apples (supplying Vancouver and the Lower Mainland) and now grows over 350 varieties apples. Help celebrate our 'fruitful' beginnings at the 18th Salt Spring Island Apple Festival!

  • When: Sunday, October 1, 2017
  • Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

The Apple Festival map is not released until 10:00am on Sunday October 1st.

Tickets are available at either of our 2 Ticket booths at :

  • Fulford Hall or at
  • The Ganges Tourist Information Centre.

Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per student and KIDS are FREE. 

Your best strategy, is to go directly to the closest ticket booth, buy your ticket and you will get a map. There will be about 20 farms on the tour this year so pick your favourite places to go AND THEN RAMBLE.

Visit the Official Apple Festival website to learn more about this popular annual event for all ages!

Fulford Hall - 2015 Salt Spring Island Apple FestivalApple Festival Highlights:

  • See HUNDREDS of varieties of apples all grown organically on Salt Spring Island on display at Fulford Hall
  • Taste dozens of apple varieties at AppleLuscious Organic Orchards
  • Over twenty varieties of apple pie baked by the Pie Ladies
  • Celebrate the rich history of apples on Salt Spring Island going back to 1860
  • Educational information on organic apple growing
  • Apple identification
  • Apple baked goods and lunch options

Salt Springers are very proud of their apples and the incredible collection amassed at Fulford Hall every Apple Festival is a sight to behold! In 2015, there were over 300 apple varieties on display all grown organically on Salt Spring Island, arranged alphabetically with detailed labels. The task of setting up the collection is performed the night before by a team of about 30 island volunteers, ranging in age from children to senior citizens.

Want more?

$5 - $10


Fulford Hall 2591 Fulford Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1Z4
Sunday October 1, 2017
$5 - $10

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