Let's celebrate the coming of fall foliage, fruiting orchards and autumnal goodness! What better way than with all things APPLE! EscapeMaker.com, New York’s premiere guide to local getaways, day trips and farm escapes, will host its 4th Annual “Applepalooza” presented by the New York Apple Association in conjunction with Fulton Stall Market’s Sunday farmers market at Pier 16 & 17.
Sunday, September 30th from 11:00am - 5:30pm
FREE! ALL AGES!
This year’s event, “Applepalooza + Craft Wine, Cider and Beverage Fest” will celebrate New York State-grown apples and farm-made apple products including fresh-pressed New York cider, hard cider, pies and cider donuts, as well as local wines from the nearby Shawangunk Wine Trail, and other New York state craft beverages. Wineries like Whitecliff Vineyard, Glorie Farm Winery, Palaia Winery, Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery (established in 1839) and cider and craft beverage makers like Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider, Nine Pin Cider, Doc's Draft Hard Cider, Catskill Distilling Company, MYSTO MEAD, The Cider Lab, Fishkill Farms, Brooklyn Cider House, Taconic Distillery, Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider, Call Me Caramel and more will be sampling, selling by the bottle, and sharing local knowledge about their spectacular fall harvest destinations and events to prospective visitors.
Fulton Stall Market’s regular Sunday farmers market on Pier 17 plaza will be in full swing, and Applepalooza attendees can stock up on fall harvest season fruits and vegetables, specialty fruit preserves, baked goods, artisanal sauces, local honey wine, and much more! The South Street Seaport Museum will be on hand with information about the fascinating historic ships docked at Pier 16, museum exhibits and events and guided tours for both first-timers and old-timers rediscovering the Seaport District NYC.
This free farmers market event is a family-friendly fall celebration with live music! There will be fresh apples aplenty, apple treats to sample, games and cider donut-eating contests for all ages. Attendees 21 or over will be able to sample and purchase (by the bottle) a wide range of craft beverages from Hudson Valley wineries and other craft beverage producers.
EscapeMaker.com will be providing general agritourism information about:
- The farm trail of Westchester County in the Hudson Valley
- Hands-on farm escapes, markets and hot craft beverage spots in Ithaca is Gorges (Ithaca & Tompkins County Tourism) in the Finger Lakes
- Craft beverage trails and local food excursions in Visit Central New Yorkand the Sullivan Catskills
- Pick-your-own apple and farm animal feeding fall tours to Dutchess Tourism, Inc.– by direct bus from Midtown and train via Metro-North Railroad.
The event is presented by the New York Apples and Fulton Stall Market and sponsored by Hudson Valley Wine Magazine, Shawangunk Wine Trail, New York Cider Association, Metro-North Railroad, Edible Magazine with support from the South Street Seaport Museum.