Tecumseh's 25th Annual Appleumpkin Festival

Appleumpkin family fun

October 13th and 14th, 2018
Festival Hours: Sat. 9-6 and Sun. 10-5

Downtown Tecumseh

Voted Lenawee's Best Community Festival for 2016 & 2017!

AU Bushels of Talent Talent Showcase

Sunday, October 14th 2:00 pm at the Evans Street Stage!

2018 Schedule of Events

Click here for the Bushels of Talent Showcase Application 

Click here for the Live Music schedule

Please click here for Street Closure Information

Click here for 2018 Appleumpkin Vendor Information and Applications 

The leaves are falling from the trees, the morning air has a certain crispness to it, this can only mean one thing in Lenawee County; it's time for Tecumseh's Appleumpkin Festival.

You'll want to bring the whole gang to town for this one. The kids will enjoy the midway rides & carnival games (Wrist band can be purchased for all day - price TBA), inflatables ($10.00 per person all day), Meltdown/Bungee or Rock Climbing Wall ($5.00 per person or group of 5 for $20.00). Make-it-take-it crafts, corn box and kid's putt putt golf are all FREE. Plus, helicopter rides ($35.00 per person) and monster truck rides ($10.00 per person). Lots of fun for all ages!!!

The Antique Street Fair and Flea Market will keep you captivated for hours.

The Arts & Crafts Show brings wonderfully handcrafted creations into Tecumseh. 

Do you need a scarecrow for your front lawn? Well you're in luck, you can make your very own at the Appleumpkin Festival.  That's right, spend a little quality fun time with your family, and craft your own scarecrow, all for free! You'll find everything you need under the Make-it-Take-it Scarecrow Tent.

Looking for live entertainment? Stop by one of four stages throughout the festival and take in the live performances. There is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the weekend. Saturday at 12:50 pm be sure to stop by the Appleumpkin Stage for the 25th Anniversary Special Acknowledgement presentation as we honor four incredible women, Barb McCann, Jan Fox, Rochelle Bird & Julie Rhora. These ladies were the creative minds who created the Appleumpkin Festival and have been instrumental in its growth  for the past 25 years.  Plus, Sunday features the Bushels of Talent - Talent Showcase starting at 2:00 pm, with the awards presentation at 3:30 pm. It's all happening at the Evans Street Stage on south Evans. 

All this fun is sure to work up an appetite. Good thing we invited so many of your favorite fair food vendors to town for the weekend. Want to sit down and rest a spell? Our Tecumseh restaurants are ready to serve you a delicious meal while you relax.

Be sure to visit your favorite Tecumseh shops, many feature specials and savings for the Appleumpkin weekend.

Saturday features an Antique Tractor Show and Sunday a Corvette Club Car Show on South Evans Street.

A FREE parking is available in and around the Downtown area as well as at Tecumseh High School Shuttle on the westend of town. A FREE shuttle service is available to transport festival goers Downtown and to the Kapnick Orchards Apple Festival

Tecumseh's Appleumpkin Festival is held in conjunction with Kapnick Orchards Apple Festival. You can take a short drive out to the apple orchard and enjoy fresh apples, cider and donuts. Wagon rides, a petting zoo and over 80 craft booths are just some of the highlights at the Kapnick Orchards Apple Festival.

Other area activities include:
Tecumseh District Library Used Book Sale Saturday 10 am - 4 pm. 
Call 517-423-5806 for more details.

Haunted House 
Saturday 11 am - 3 pm  • Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm

Your children will love the Haunted House.  It will be located at 212 N. Ottawa St. - in the Tecumseh Public Schools Administration Building. Families can use Shawnee St. or Ottawa St. entrances. The cost is $3 a child and $1 for the accompanying adult. There will be a game room for younger children.  Older children can visit the Zombie Apocalypse or the Creepy Carnival rooms.  The Haunted House is sponsored by 7th and 8th graders at Tecumseh STEAM East and West.

Tecumseh American Legion Chicken Broil - Will be held on Saturday from noon to 4 pm. Be sure to stop by for a delicious chicken dinner. Half a chicken with the fixings. Price $9.00 eat inside. The Legion is located at the corner of Pottawatamie St. and South Evans.

Southern Michigan Railroad - Train Rides
Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 - Noon - 2:00 - 3:30 - 5:00 leaves from downtown Tecumseh. North Evans & Chicago Blvd. The ticket prices: $14.65 per Adult • $10.45 per Child • $13.60 per Senior. To book online. www.public.whistletix.com.

Frequently Asked Questions: Click on the link below for:
Visitor FAQ SheetVendors FAQ Sheet

Please call 517-423-3735 for VENDOR information or 517-423-3740 for CRAFTER information.

Please call 517-424-6003 for general information.

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