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Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

The 53rd Apple Harvest Festival is scheduled to take place on the weekends (Friday-Sunday) of September 30, October 1, 2 and October 7, 8 & 9, 2022.

Hours of operation for the Festival and shuttle bus service may be viewed here.

Yes; however, shuttle bus service runs on Saturdays & Sundays only. The buses will be located at Southington High School, 720 Pleasant Street, where there is plenty of free parking. Buses run continuously to/from the Festival grounds starting 30 minutes before the Festival’s opening time and ending 30 minutes past closing time. The shuttle service is free of charge.

Strollers, wheelchairs, walkers and other assistive devices may be brought on board the shuttle buses so long as they can be folded to fit in a seating area. For safety reasons, no items may be stored in the aisle.

Get Directions to Shuttle Service at Southington High School

Yes. The Southington Town Hall’s visitor parking lot has been designated for handicapped parking only during Festival hours. The entrance to the lot is on Berlin Avenue across from TD Bank. The lot itself is situated directly behind the Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) building at 93 Main Street.

Dogs/pets are prohibited on the Festival grounds per Southington Town Ordinance (Ch. 390 Sec. 20) and violators will be subject to a fine. Certified service animals being used by persons with disabilities are exempt. Therapy and/or emotional support animals are not included in the ADA's definition of certified service animals and therefore are prohibited on the Festival grounds.

Admission to the Southington Apple Harvest Festival is FREE! Parking at Southington High School (720 Pleasant St.) and shuttle bus service to and from the Festival grounds is also free of charge.

Yes. Outdoor portable restrooms, including handicap-accessible units, are set up in two areas on the Festival grounds: On Riccio Way (to the left of the food booths, heading up towards the carnival area), and in the rear of the Bank of America parking lot behind the main stage. There are no indoor public restroom facilities available.