Last Updated: June 7, 2021

Apple Butter Festival

The Apple Butter Festival is the largest event in Jefferson County drawing close to 100,000 visitors during the 2-day event. Be sure to come early and wear comfortable walking shoes. For more information contact the Kimmswick Visitor Center at


The Kimmswick Historical Society will again be making and selling their famous Apple Butter at the Apple Butter Pavilion on Market Street.

100’s of vendor booths will fill the city park and line the streets of Kimmswick selling a variety of crafts and food items. Live entertainment will also be provided by the city of Kimmswick and the Kimmswick Merchants.

We Hope To See You There!

Important Information

The Apple Butter Festival starts at 10 am daily and runs until 5 pm.

However, people start arriving as early as 8 am as the vendors are starting to set up their booths.

The town will be closed to vehicle traffic during these hours.


Visitors may park at the Windsor School, located on Highway 61/67, and catch a bus into town. The buses will run throughout the day starting at 8:30 am, shuttling visitors to and from the parking area at Windsor School.

Parking will also be available off of Highway K and is just a short walking distance into town. There will be no shuttles running on this route.

Note: The least crowded time during the festival is Sunday mornings.

Thousands of visitors look forward to this annual event each year.

100’s of vendors line the streets and city park of Kimmwick for the annual Apple Butter Festival.

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