Stanthorpe is where ALL of Queensland’s apple crop is grown – so it’s only fitting that it’s here we would dedicate a day to all things apples!

See you in the Piazza in Stanthorpe’s CBD for this fun program (times TBC)…

  • Apple Pie Making Competition Judging
  • Apple Peeling Competitions (fastest peel and longest peel)


Apple Pie Making Competition: The pastry must be homemade (not shop bought) and fresh (not pie) apples are to be used for the filling.  If you are keen to enter, there are competitions rules to be aware of, so please contact the festival office for information.


Apple Peeling Competitions: Put your hand up on the day to compete in one of the apple peeling competitions. There is fierce competition for the bragging rights of the win and lot of fun and laughter is to be had on the way.  Local apple peeling champion, Kerrie Stratford, once peeled an impressive 6.1m apple peel result at the last festival!  Read more about Kerry Stratford’s winning reign!


The Granite Belt is renowned for the freshest, crispiest, crunchiest, tastiest and juiciest Apples in Australia. From Jonathan, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, Sundowner, Kalei, Jazz to the famous Granny Smith Apple; we grow them all and harvest time during the festival is the best time to eat Stanthorpe Apples!


Apple Day

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