WHAT: 2023 Versailles Olde Tyme Apple Festival
WHEN: October 7-8, 2023
WHERE: Versailles, MO
The Olde Tyme Apple Festival, which has been voted the best annual festival in Missouri by readers of Rural Missouri magazine, commemorates the traditional fall apple harvest in the Versailles area.
Versailles’ picturesque downtown square will be lined with numerous food vendors selling sweet apple treats like apple dumplings, caramel apples and apple butter, as well as other favorite festival foods. Highlights of the festival weekend include a sock-hop, live music, a fiddlers’ contest, apple pie-baking contest, parade, classic car show, demolition derby, craft vendors, children’s fun zone and a golf tournament on Sunday.
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Anyone traveling to the Lake of the Ozarks for the fall colors will have plenty of options when it comes to overnight accommodations. There are full-service large-scale resorts and smaller family-owned and operated resorts as well as charming bed and breakfasts or comfortable cabins and cottages. There is no shortage of fully furnished vacation rental homes and condominiums to choose from. There also is a selection of familiar hotels and motels at the Lake. For those who prefer sleeping under the stars, there are spacious campgrounds and RV parks interspersed throughout the area. For a complete list of accommodations available at the Lake, visit the “Lodging” tab at www.FunLake.com.
Visitors also can learn more about all the fun events, attractions and activities, as well as lodging and dining options available year around at the “Best Recreational Lake” and “Best Lake for Water Sports” in the Nation at www.FunLake.com or by calling the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau at 1-800-FUN-LAKE (386-5253).