Apple Blossom Festival: Mark Your Calendar -the 2016 Apple Blossom Festival starts Wednesday May 11th and goes to Sunday May 15th. We offer good old-fashioned carnival fun and the best carnival rides from Fiesta Shows. The well attended Battle of the Bands will be held on Friday May 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the Abbot Gym. Saturday morning at 10 the annual Apple Blossom Festival Parade kicks off with bands, Apple Blossom Queens, floats and frivolity. And, again this year we have planned a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night at 9:30 PM. Note: We have recently added “East Meets West” a performance by the dancers of Desi Rhythms Boston School of Dance to the pre ceremony festivities prior to the crowning of the 2016 Apple Blossom Queen.
Attending the Apple Blossom Festival: Parking and entry to the carnival is free. The official listing of events during this festival can be obtained by clicking on the Schedule of Events in the header above. There is a charge for carnival rides and midway games.
Apple Blossom Parade Participants and Attendees: The Westford Kiwanis want to keep everyone safe, we ask that both participants and attendees be aware of the Parade Guidelines established by the Westford Kiwanis. These guidelines can be found by clicking on the General Parade Guidelines in the header above. All Apple Blossom Parade participants should consult the Parade Line Up Details by clicking the appropriate box in the header of this page. Note: The Parade Line Up Details page was revised on Friday May 13.
Become an Apple Blossom Volunteer: The Westford Kiwanis rely on Apple Blossom Volunteers to help us with everyday tasks involved in making the festival operate smoothly and safely. We welcome and encourage adults and teens to lend a hand. If you are interested in becoming an Apple Blossom Volunteer go to our Become an Apple Blossom Volunteer page by clicking on the banner above.
Westford Youth Support: We want you to know we are a volunteer service organization and ALL of the proceeds from the festival go to support the greater-Westford community. Our mission is to serve the needs of children within our community but, we also help others in need regardless of age. Each year we provide thousands of dollars in scholarships, grants for community service projects including; helping elders, the environment, arts, historic preservation and Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting.