Tecumseh's 26th Annual Appleumpkin Festival

Appleumpkin family fun

October 12th and 13th, 2019
Festival Hours: Sat. 9-6 and Sun. 10-5

Downtown Tecumseh

Voted Lenawee's Best Community Festival for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!

2019 Schedule of Events TBA


Click here for the Live Music schedule

Please click here for Street Closure Information

Attention All Appleumpkin Vendors



Due to a recent fire at Grey Fox Floral (Appleumpkin headquarters) the vendor paper application records for the 2019 event were all destroyed.
We need your help to update/restore the application contact information for those that registered and sent by regular mail or dropped off in person prior to April 15th, 2019.
Please note ALL previously registered vendors for the 2019 festival… We need you to fill out a duplicate application and send it in so we have all your info.
Any vendors who had sent a check and the check has NOT CLEARED – Please resend your check with your new registration form ASAP to assure a spot at the festival.     
Please visit our website Appleumpkin vendor applications forms:
We appreciate your understanding and assistance updating our records for the 26th Appleumpkin Festival.
Looking forward to a Great Appleumpkin Festival for 2019!

Click here for 2019 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), Bungee Jump ($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 - ($40 per person, max of 3 passengers per ride - cash or credit card) and monster truck rides ($10.00 per person - no age limits). And a Petting Zoo! 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? Saturday features Bluegrass music by The Dave Adkins Band (https://daveadkinsmusic.com) at the Appleumpkin Stage on south Evans Street. Plus stop by one of four stages throughout the festival and take in the fantastic live performances. There is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the weekend. 

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 the library at 517-423-2238 for more information.

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

Your children will love this years haunted house the "Haunted Cabin in the Woods" is located at the Boy Scout Cabin, it's a NEW location for 2019, at 112 Kilbuck Street (just around the corner from the Appleumpkin Stage on South Evans or just 1 block south of the Antiques & Flea Market vendors on South Ottawa St.)  The cost is $3 per person.  The Haunted Cabin in the Woods offers, photo ops, concessions and more! All proceeds to benefit Tecumseh South PTO. (Click here for a copy of the poster)

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.

call the library at 517-423-2238 for more information
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