Issaquah Goes Apples & Farm Fresh Markets!
This community event celebrates the harvest season combining activities in the downtown district including a farm fresh produce pop-up market, walking tours, art experiences, seasonal photo opportunities and more.
Local farmers will be at the Historic Shell Station with a bounty of farm fresh produce. Shop the market, then leave your bags with our concierge while you enjoy family-friendly activities throughout town.
Here’s what’s happening:
Farm fresh pop-up and merchant market
Make cider on an old-fashioned apple press
Seasonal photo opportunities – pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks at various downtown locations
Live music throughout the day
Apple inspired food – people’s choice award
Blown Glass Pumpkin Patch created by Issaquah Glass Blowers
Pick a fresh pumpkin to take home
Scarecrow – people choice award
9am – 2pm – Fresh Produce, Coffee, Jam, Apple and Cheese Tastings, Bakery, Art Exhibition at SHELL; Other activities around town be sure to stop in Owl’s Folly and Experience Tea and temp your tastes buds with Apple Inspired food at Fins Bistro, Max’s World Café, Levitate and Yum-E Yogurt.
9am – 11am – Featuring Issaquah Open Mic Performers
11am – 12pm – Issaquah Philharmonic Brass
12pm – 1pm – Get Off My Lawn
1pm – 2pm – Drum Circle
9:30am – 10:30am – Historically Hip Walk with Mayor Pauly
11am and 1pm – Salmon Hatchery Tours
12pm- 12:45pm – Art reception
1pm – Turkey Carving Demo at Fischer Meats
People Choice Awards
Apple Themed Art Competition
Scarecrows on Front Street
New in 2019 – Apple Inspired Food, Facebook Apple Art & Dessert Contest, Voting ballot at Historic Shell Station.
Enjoy an Apple Inspired Culinary Stroll in Olde Town. You and friends embark on a self-guided stroll to sample and vote for your favorite Apple Dessert: Fins Bistro, Max’s World Café, Levitate and Yum-E Yogurt. Locations subject to change!
Unique Glass blowing at Art by Fire 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm!
* Booking in advance is recommended https://www.artbyfire.com/pages/glassblowing-classes-and-experiences
DECORATE DOWNTOWN WITH A SCARECROW!
Individuals, families, teams, troops, classrooms, groups of all kinds and businesses are encouraged to participate!
Build your own and drop if off or join us at the Grange, Saturday October 12th from 1:00-5:00pm. The Grange will provide the straw, you provide the clothing and creativity! All Scarecrows must contain an apple of sort.
Drop off scarecrows on Thursday, October 17th from 9AM-5PM at the Downtown Issaquah Association office 232 Front St N, Issaquah.
Scarecrow exhibition October 19-November 9 throughout downtown. People’s choice award based on originality, creativity, and seasonal spirit (don’t forget the apple!)
* Download the Scarecrow Entry Form here!
FARM FRESH MARKET!
Local farmers will be at the Historic Shell Station with a bounty of farm fresh produce.
Dates: 10/19/2019 to 11/23/2019 (Every Saturday, 9am-2pm)
For more information email us at email@example.com
or call 425/391-1112