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|Two all-American favorites play center stage on a day brimming with activities, including: over 200 craft booths, contests, entertainment, music & a great variety of food booths. There are yard sales galore all through town. Brookston's annual festival takes place the third Saturday in September. This is the time to celebrate the local harvest, rich with apples and popcorn. Come with your friends and family and enjoy the day.
The TV program, Small Town Big Deal will be filming the Apple Popcorn Festival this year and helping out with emcee duties on the stage. Remember to comb your hair and put on a clean shirt -- you might wind up on TV!
There are many of activities for kids and adults all day long, including: pancake & sausage breakfast at the firehouse, family entertainment on the stage, 5K, 10K run, apple bobbing, prince and princess contest, hula hoop contest, jump rope contest, bubble gum blowing contest, water balloon toss, pizza eating contest, frisbee dogs, apple dessert contest, art show, men's leg contest, book sale at the Brookston library.
2018 will be the 40th annual Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival. It will be on Saturday, September 15th, 7 am-6 pm. This is a free event.
Golf carts are allowed in Brookston without having to have a permit from the town the day of the event ONLY. No four-wheelers, Gators, Rangers or ATV's are allowed. No golf carts are allowed in the festival area. Golf carts must have insurance.
Handicapped Parking is available close to the heart of the event, between Second and Third Streets. Enter from the north. All paved surface from parking area on in is easily negotiated with a wheelchair or rascal-type vehicle. Wheelchair-accessable washrooms are conveniently located near the center of the event and ample portable toilets are situated in convenient locations.
Brookston is located 13 miles north of Lafayette, Indiana, on State Road 43. Here is a map of the Brookston area:.
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Contacts:Food or Craft Vendors: Shelley Christopher - 765-563-3770
Entertainment: Howie Clark - 765-563-3210
Applications and Entry Forms for 2018 -- Watch This Space!
2018 Craft Booth Reservation (PDF format)
2018 Prince & Princess Contest Entry Form (PDF format)
2018 Fitness, 5K & 10K Run Entry Form (PDF format) Please note new location!
2018 Golf Cart Poker Run Form (PDF format)
2018 Apple Desert Contest Entry Form (DOC format)
2018 Apple Popcorn Festival SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (PDF format)
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