PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--From apple pressings to cider tastings, we’re celebrating our favorite fall fruit with apple-themed events! Check out what you can do with this festive food in Philly parks, farms, and gardens.
Apple Pressing on Forbidden Drive
Join us on Forbidden Drive near Northwestern Avenue for this annual celebration of autumn. Help make fresh apple cider using an old-fashioned cider press.
CiderFest at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park
Spend a sparkling autumn afternoon at six historic houses in Fairmount Park, sipping on cider samples from some of the best cideries around. There will be over 20 PA ciders, free self-guided house tours, and live music. This event is for visitors aged 21 and over only. ID required.
10th Annual Community Apple Festival at Woodford Mansion
Woodford Mansion will be hosting its 10th Annual Community Apple Festival on the mansion grounds and orchard. There will be cider making, apple tasting, pumpkin painting, live music, children’s games, and an apple dessert contest, plus refreshments. Orchard and mansion tours are free and available to all guests! Volunteers are needed for this event.
Little Explorers Apple Cider Fest
Apple pressing is for kids too! The monthly children’s program at Bartram’s Garden will feature a day of fall apple activities. Take a turn crushing apples in an old cider press to make fresh apple cider. The program is for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-4, with pre-registration and one adult chaperone for every two children required.
Applefest at Fox Chase Farm
Enjoy a day of cider pressing, along with apple butter making, hayrides, seasonal games, pumpkin painting, music, and more! Pumpkins, apples, apple butter, and cider will be for sale.