Fiddler Contest

What:  35th Annual Fiddler Contest
When:  Saturday, Oct 1st @ 3pm

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

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 3:00 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 1st  and Sunday, Oct 2nd

Stage Schedule:


Saturday, October 1st

11am-2pm: The K.E.G. Band featuring vocalist Charlie Dentel (8 piece jazz band, lively tunes, crowd pleasers)

2pm-3pm: Renton Jr. High 8th Grade Symphonic Band and 7th & 8th Grade Choir (Mrs. Bressler)

3pm-5pm: Old Time Michigan State Championship Fiddlers' Contest

5pm: Russ & Brian's Blues Brothers Tribute

Sunday, October 2nd

11am-12:30pm: Michael Martin Blues Band
12:30pm-2pm: Shearrer's Arts N' Motion (dance)
2pm-4pm: Deacon Earl and Kidd Cincinnati (blues singer and harmonica player)

If you would like to be considered for performing at the 2022 Huron Township Applefest, email us at info@huronapplefest.com or mail your information to:

Huron Township Applefest
PO Box 58
New Boston, MI 48164
Attn: Jim Harrington

Concert Crowd
Carnival Band


What:  Applefest Parade

When:  Saturday, Oct 1st 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

Email: tbrooksgreen@gmail.com


What:  Bingo

When:  Saturday, Oct 1st 10am - 8pm

             Sunday, Oct 2nd 10am - 6pm

Where: American Legion Post 231

              37060 Huron River Drive

              New Boston, MI 48164

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