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Go right to the Tree that Grows your FAVOURITE apple variety.

Starting about 1860, Salt Spring Island was among the first regions in British Columbia to grow apples (supplying Vancouver and the Lower Mainland) and now grows over 500 varieties apples. Help celebrate our 'fruitful' beginnings at the 19th Salt Spring Island Apple Festival!

  • When: late September/early October
  • Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Apple Festival map is not released until 9 AM on Sunday Sept 30th.

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

  • Fulford Hall
  • Outside 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!

Apple Festival Highlights:

  • In 2016, there were over 430 apple varieties on display at Fulford Hall, 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.
  • Here is a time lapse of the 2010 Apple Display set up


  • Taste about 80  apple varieties at AppleLuscious Organic Orchards and every other orchard will feature their own special varieties.
  • Over twenty varieties of apple pie (150 pies in total) 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!

We would love to see you AT APPLE HEAVEN.


$5 - $10


Fulford Hall 2591 Fulford Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1Z4
Sunday September 30, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$5 - $10

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