Julian Apple Days Festival

When: October 4 – 5, 2014
Hours: 10am – 5pm
Where: 1150 Julian Orchards Drive
Menghini Winery
Julian, CA (map)
Adults – $5
Children 12 and under FREE
Phone: (760) 803-4377
More info: Events website

Festival Highlights

As part of Julian’s Apple Days Celebration, a two-day Apple Days Festival will be held October 4th and 5th at Menghini Winery featuring apple displays, music and dancing, an antique tractor display, children’s games and activities, gold panning demonstrations, a beer and wine garden, food and merchandise vendors, contests, and, of course, apple pie. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., both Saturday and Sunday. The admission is $5 for adults with children 12 and under free of charge.

The first 250 people through the gate (paid admission only) each day receive a FREE pie server.

There’s plenty of free parking for the Apple Days Festival available at Menghini Winery, located at the end of Farmer Road, about 2 miles out of downtown Julian. Last year’s festival attracted over 3,000 visitors.

There will also be a variety of other events throughout the town and surrounding areas this weekend, including an Oktoberfest at the Rabobank Parking lot on Main Street, the Annual Laguna Mountain Rendezvous in Santa Ysabel, the OId Time Melodrama & Olio performance at Town Hall, wine tours, a Country Market at Wynola Junction Antiques, and entertainment by Julian’s Doves & Desperadoes.

The Apple Days celebration is planned by The Julian Merchants Association, a community group representing more than 90 merchants in the greater Julian area — Julian, Wynola and Santa Ysabel in San Diego County’s eastern mountains.

Daily Activities

  • Antique Tractor Display
  • Beer and Wine Garden
  • Music and Karaoke
  • Vendors, both food and merchandise
  • Kids Games
  • Jumbo Jump Castle
  • Apple Displays