La Crescent Applefest is kicking off its button sale Thursday, August 15 at Pearl Street Brewery, events include Apple Smash Games, the 2019 release of Hoch Orchards Cider, music by Reptile House and a performance by the Apple Annies. The new Applefest Button will also be released for the September festival and they are on presale for only $5.00.
Pearl Street Brewery has been brewing its seasonal Official Applefest Appleweizen for the festival every fall, partnering their hefeweizen wheat ale with local, organic apples from Van Lin Orchards from La Crescent, in the “Apple Capital of Minnesota.” This combination creates a one-of-a-kind, tangy salute to the Autumn Apple harvest (5.5% ABV 6 IBUs).
La Crescent Applefest Button Kick Off
Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 Saint Andrew Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
Thursday, August 15 | 6pm-9pm
Free To Attend | Buttons $5.00 / $7.00 After
The La Crescent Apple Festival was founded in September 1949 by Ralph Jones and Mel Hickenbotham, with the purpose of promoting La Crescent, its apple industry, and “putting La Crescent on the map”. Apple Festival Inc. is a not-for-profit organization. Board members donate their time and pay their own expenses. Profits made from the festival is given back to the community for various projects. The Apple Festival, Inc. was instrumental in the building of the swimming pool and the youth hockey warming house. They have purchased beepers for the fire department, playground equipment, build a tennis court, and numerous other projects. https://applefestusa.com/