Apple Fest off to a delicious start in Long Grove

  • Charlotte Gottlieb, 20 months, of Palatine takes a bite of an apple while visiting Apple Fest in Long Grove Friday with her mom, Kristen.

    Charlotte Gottlieb, 20 months, of Palatine takes a bite of an apple while visiting Apple Fest in Long Grove Friday with her mom, Kristen. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Justin Mobley, 3, of Palatine helps his mom, Christina, select apples at the Frank Farms stand Friday during Apple Fest in Long Grove.

    Justin Mobley, 3, of Palatine helps his mom, Christina, select apples at the Frank Farms stand Friday during Apple Fest in Long Grove. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Minion-style apples are available at the Gourmet Goodies booth during Apple Fest in Long Grove, which runs through Sunday.

    Minion-style apples are available at the Gourmet Goodies booth during Apple Fest in Long Grove, which runs through Sunday. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Melissa Bernadette of Long Grove selects apples at the Frank Farms stand Friday during Apple Fest in Long Grove.

    Melissa Bernadette of Long Grove selects apples at the Frank Farms stand Friday during Apple Fest in Long Grove. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 9/25/2015 8:04 PM

Long Grove's 23rd annual Apple Fest was blessed by perfect weather for its Friday opening that appears likely to hold over its three-day run. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

This outdoor festival is for apple lovers of all ages and includes apple treats, big-name bands, later hours, shopping in the streets and stores, food stands, and a KidZone full of family entertainment.

 

Admission is $5, except for 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, when tickets are $8. Kids younger than 12 are free. For festival information, visit visitlonggrove.com or call the Visitor's Information Center, (847) 634-0888.

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