Directions to the festival:
Downtown Hendersonville, NC is located only a couple of miles off of I-26. Coming from the Asheville area, take I-26 from the intersection of I-40 and drive 18 miles and then take Exit 49B. From the Upstate of South Carolina, travel I-26 up the mountain and take Exit 53. We are about 40 miles from the Greenville Spartanburg Airport.
There are multiple ways to arrive to the North Carolina Apple Festival in downtown Hendersonville, North Carolina. Please use the following address in your GPS to arrive at the festival.
318 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
There are multiple parking lots throughout downtown Hendersonville that surrounds the Festival including free and fee-based parking. Many parking lots are operated by local non-profits and charge a nominal fee for parking. The North Carolina Apple Festival does not control these parking lots or their fees.
Shuttle – The Festival does not offer a shuttle. However, there is a private Shuttle Service that serves the Festival Friday through Sunday. The pickup point is at Jackson Park (look for the signs). The drop off location will be at South Main Street. Take note of the drop off location as you leave the trolley as it is a different location than in previous years. Elite Limousine will be operating a shuttle service from Jackson Park to the Festival beginning at 10:00am and running until 8:00 on Friday through Sunday. There is no Monday shuttle service.
Handicapped Parking, based on availability, will be on Saturday and Sunday in the City Hall Parking Lot. You can enter off of 6th Avenue East or King Street. On Friday and Monday, there are handicapped parking spaces available in all of the City’s parking lots.