The Nappanee Apple Festival committee is an entity of the Nappanee Area Chamber of Commerce, a not-for-profit organization. The Apple Festival relies on sponsorships for events and entertainment with fees based on the expenses we incur. The Apple Festival Committee members donate thousands of hours year-round to prepare for the annual festival and greatly appreciate the sponsorships and support by many local area businesses, the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Nappanee and the Nappanee Chamber of Commerce. With extensive growth in recent years, we reached a new record attendance of over 92,000 visitors at the 2016 festival and have become one of the largest festivals in the State of Indiana!
As we promote free entertainment, activities and events for families each year, we anticipate that the festival will continue to grow. To continue our mission of showcasing our hometown heritage through quality events, entertainment, products, services and people, we invite you to become a part of the festival by sponsoring an event. Various sponsorship levels are available and we welcome and appreciate your support. If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Donna Persing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574.536.3854 for additional information.