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Festival Hours & Directions

2017 Hours of Operation

Date Festival Hours Shuttle Bus Hours
Fri., 9/29
5:00 - 9:00 pm No Bus Service
Sat., 9/30
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fireworks at 9 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sun., 10/1
Noon - 7:00 pm
Parade at 2 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Fri., 10/6
5:00 - 9:00 pm No Bus Service
Sat., 10/7 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Craft Show 9 am-6 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sun., 10/8 Noon - 5:00 pm
Craft Show 10 am-5 pm
11:30 am - 5:30 pm

 

Directions to Festival Grounds

(GPS Address = 75 Main St., Southington 06489)

Please Note: On the day of the Festival Parade (1st Sunday; Rain date - 2nd Sunday), additional streets will be closed after Noon.

From I-84 East (Waterbury): Take Exit 32 (Queen St./Route 10). Turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 10 South. Follow for several miles into the center of downtown Southington. Road will be blocked at High Street (YMCA on corner). Follow streets around festival for paid parking sites.

From I-84 West (Hartford): Take Exit 32 (Queen St./Route 10). Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 10 South. Follow for several miles into the center of downtown Southington. Road will be blocked at High Street (YMCA on corner). Follow streets around festival for paid parking sites.

From I-91: Take the I-691 exit to Waterbury. Follow I-691 to Exit 4 (Southington - Route 322). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 322. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Route 120 (Meriden Avenue). Follow for several miles to Route 10 (Main Street). Turn right onto Route 10 North and follow into the center of downtown Southington. Follow streets around festival for paid parking sites.

Directions to Shuttle Buses at Southington High School

(GPS Address = 720 Pleasant St., Southington 06489)

  • Shuttles will begin 30 minutes before the festival opens and will run for 30 minutes after the festival closes.
  • Parking at the High School and shuttle services are FREE.
  • There is NO shuttle service on Fridays.
  • Local service organizations will offer paid parking around the Festival area.

From I-84 East & West: Take Exit 32 (Queen St.) to Route 10 South. Travel approx. 1½ miles to the traffic light at Flanders Street (Oak Hill Cemetery on your left). Turn left onto Flanders Street and follow almost 1 mile to Southington High school (on your right).

From I-91: Take the I-691 exit to Waterbury. Follow I-691 to Exit 4 (Southington/Route 322). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 322. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Meriden Avenue (Route 120). Travel approx. 2 miles, then turn right onto Belleview Avenue (Lewis Farms on the corner). Follow Belleview Avenue to stop sign. At stop sign, turn right onto Berlin Street and follow for ¾ mile to Pleasant Street. Turn left onto Pleasant Street. Continue straight to Southington High School (on your left).

NO On-Street Parking

On Saturdays and Sundays, please use the convenient free parking and shuttle buses to get to the Festival from Southington High School, located on the corner of Pleasant & Flanders Streets (GPS Address = 720 Pleasant St., Southington 06489). There is NO on-street parking available in the downtown Southington area during the Festival. Handicapped parking is available (state permit required) at the Town Hall visitor's parking lot on Berlin Avenue. All parking violations are the responsibility of the driver.

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Apple Harvest Festival
P.O. Box 907
Southington, CT  06489

Phone: (860) 276-8461

E-Mail: ahfestival@southington.org