A Celebration of Creativity at the Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester

The 2022 Art & Apples Festival, presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts, is at the Rochester Municipal Park in downtown Rochester and runs this weekend.

  • Friday, September 9, 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Ribbon-cutting at 4:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 11, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Local Leaders, Chamber Members, and Art & Apples Festival Coordinators cut the 2021 ribbon to open the event. Photo by Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media.

2022 Festival Map & Guide        

  • Harken in the Fall season against a backdrop of apples and unique 40-acres of park surrounded by the Paint Creek and nearby downtown locale
  • Opportunity to talk to artists – both local and from around the country: nearly 230 artists, featuring 18 mediums
  • People watch: Enthusiastic attendees, shoppers & volunteers – anticipated 65,000-80,000 over three days
  • Be entertained: Main Stage performances in the park’s central band shell featuring local community music & dance groups
  • Fun-loving future artists: Kids have fun showing off their creativity at the Meijer Kids Art Zone
  • Learn how it’s made: Art demonstrations like glassblowing and wheel-throwing at the Creation Station
  • Food, glorious food: 25 delectable food options from food trucks and food stands; eight vendors offering apple treats; don’t forget to stop by the local Boy Scout booth and buy your homemade apple pie and Blake’s cider and donuts
  • Signature fundraiser for PCCA art programming year-round

About Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is a regional nonprofit art center located in Downtown Rochester.  PCCA is supported, in part, by contributions from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.  PCCA’s overall mission is to support creativity by providing opportunities for all to learn, create, experience, and appreciate the arts.

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