NC Apple Festival

Friday, September 2, 2022 to Monday, September 5, 2022

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Apple Festival

On Friday, September 2 through Monday, September 5 the 76th annual North Carolina Apple Festival will take place in downtown Hendersonville. This event includes street closures which will begin on Thursday, September 1 at 2:00 pm. Main Street will be closed to traffic between Kanuga/Caswell and 7th Avenue, with the avenues remaining open until 5:00 pm. Main Street to 7th Avenue will be closed until Monday, September 5 following parade and festival cleanup.

Festival attendees should leave pets comfortably at home.


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Hendersonville Farmers Market

On Saturday, September 3, the Hendersonville Farmers Market will take place from 8 am - 1 pm along Maple Street adjacent to the Historic Train Depot. More information can be found at

The King Apple Parade

On Monday, September 5, the King Apple Parade will take place in downtown Hendersonville at 2:30 pm. Street closures beyond the Main Street festival closure will occur to accommodate the parade route and parade staging areas.

Parade Street Closures:

September 5 at 11 am:

  • Southbound traffic traveling towards downtown on Asheville Hwy (US-25) will be diverted to Fleming St for Hwy 64 W and Church St connections
  • Church St will be closed from 5 points to 7th Ave W
  • Oakland St closed from Asheville Hwy (US-25) to 6th Ave W (US-64)
  • 9th Ave from Fleming St to Oakland St

September 5 at 2:15 pm:

  • Immediately before the parade, additional portions of Main Street will close from its southern intersection with King Street to the N. Main Street intersection at 5 points for the parade route.
  • Motorists approaching the parade area will be directed to a detour route. Commercial truck traffic traveling inbound on 4 Seasons Blvd (US-64) will be rerouted via Duncan Hill/Signal Hill to reach Asheville Hwy (US-25).

Additional information for parade participants and spectators can be found at

Government Office Closure

The City of Hendersonville government offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022, for Labor Day. Garbage, recycling and brush collection for City of Hendersonville customers will not be taking place on Monday, September 5 due to the City's Labor Day holiday schedule. Collection for Monday customers will be delayed by one week with collection resuming on Monday, September 12, 2022. Any extra bagged garbage from Monday customers will be picked up on September 12.

For water/sewer issues occurring on September 5, please use the afterhours number at (828) 891-7779.

Downtown Hendersonville