Johnny Appleseed Days is Oldest Harvest Festival in California

The event is in Paradise on Saturday and Sunday.

Posted: Oct 4, 2018 2:46 PM
Updated: Oct 4, 2018 2:52 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The Johnny Appleseed Festival in Paradise marks 130 years this weekend. Dating back to 1888 it's the oldest Harvest Festival in California.

It's a two-day festival that celebrates the town's apple heritage with homemade apple pie and ice cream, artisans and vendor fair, games for children and live entertainment.

Local volunteers are busy baking up to 1,000 homemade pies, using local apples, ahead of the event. It takes place at Terry Ashe Park, 6626 Skyway in Paradise.

The hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7.

It's a fundraiser for the Paradise Chamber of Commerce, which has sponsored the festival since 1937. There is no charge to attend.

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