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Fiddler Contest

What:  35th Annual Fiddler Contest
When:  Saturday, Oct 7th @ 3:15pm

Where: 37283 Huron River Drive, New Boston, Michigan 48164 Outdoor Applefest Stage
Contact Info: Tom McKenn

Contestants must play a waltz, a schottische, a jig and a reel in a manner suitable to Michigan old-time dancing. Contestants will be judged on tempo/timing, intonation, expression and repertoire. There is a non-refundable $10.00 entry fee. The contest begins promptly at 3:15 pm. Contestants register at 2:00 pm and draw for positions at 2:30 pm.

To register, complete the online application HERE and send the $10 entry fee to:

Huron Applefest
P.O. Box 58

New Boston, MI 48164

  • $200 First Prize

  • $100 Second Prize

  • $50 Third Prize

  • Plus More Awards & Prizes

  • Free to Listeners & Observers

Live Music

What:  Live Music

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th and Sunday, Oct 8th

Stage Schedule:


Saturday, October 7th

11am: The K.E.G. Band featuring vocalist Charlie Dentel

(8 piece jazz band, lively tunes, crowd pleasers)

2:45pm: Renton Jr. High 8th Grade Symphonic Band

and 7th & 8th Grade Choir (Mrs. Bressler)

3:15pm: Old Time Michigan State Championship

Fiddlers' Contest

5pm: The Vendors - Rockabilly, Americana Influence

Sunday, October 8th

10:45am: Maddie Konarski Local Singer

11:30am: Shearrer's Arts N' Motion (dance)
1pmThe Michael Martin Trio
3pm: Blues Brothers Tribute

4pm: Dixie Highway Duo - Country

If you would like to be considered for performing at the 2023 Huron Township Applefest, email us at or mail your information to:

Huron Township Applefest
PO Box 58
New Boston, MI 48164
Attn: Tom McKenny

Concert Crowd
Carnival Band


What:  Applefest Parade

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th at 1pm

Line-up begins at 11am at Lower Huron Metropark near the Waltz Rd entrance.

For information regarding the parade please contact:

Tina Brooks Green

Phone: 734-341-8649



What:  Bingo

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th 10am - 8pm

             Sunday, Oct 8th 10am - 6pm

Where: American Legion Post 231

              37060 Huron River Drive

              New Boston, MI 48164

USA Flag
Snow White Costume


Saturday, October 7th

10am - 12pm: Disney's Rapunzel & Spider-Man

3pm - 4:30pm: Floral City Harmonizers Quartet
4pm - 6pm: Anna & Elsa from Disney's Frozen

Sunday, October 8th

10am - 12pm: Blippi & Ariel from Disney's Little Mermaid

2pm - 3:30pm: Floral City Harmonizers Choir

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