To educate and stimulate historical interest among the general public in order to promote a better understanding of Johnny Appleseed, his life and times. To provide a historically authentic recreation of the time of Johnny Appleseed and the period in which he lived and the plan, operate and administer the annual Johnny Appleseed Festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
We are an approved 501c3 organization.
Festival Dates & Times
Saturday - September 19th 10am - 6pm
Sunday - September 20th 10am - 5pm
Vendor Setup - Friday September 18th - 12 Noon - No earlier
Trappers & Traders Setup - Thursday am anytime
Vendor Tear down - Sunday 5:01pm
Parking is available in several locations. You can park for FREE over at the IPFW college and ride our FREE shuttle to and from the festival. You can park for FREE over at Concordia High School's athletic field parking off Anthony Blvd & St. Joe River Dr. and ride our FREE shuttle. You can also park in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum parking lot for a nominal fee. We are not in control of the Coliseum fees nor does the festival benefit from those fees.