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 are two private services. Elite Limousine will again be operating a shuttle service from Jackson Park to the Festival beginning at 10:00am and running until 8:00 on Friday through Sunday. Hunter Nissan on Spartanburg Highway is providing a shuttle to the Festival. Their shuttle will run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
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.