Tallong Apple Festival

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The annual Tallong Apple Festival began in 2005 under the auspices of the Tallong Community Focus Group as Tallong Apple Day, a family day out. Since then it has grown astronomically; in 2005 there were 18 stalls and a couple of hundred local attendees. In 2009 the festival began on 1st May with the first annual Apple Festival Dance, which turned a profit, and concluded on Sunday, 3rd May, Apple Day, a full fair with 40 market stalls, a food court and attendees from as far away as Western Australia. The baking competition was expanded, and a photography competition inaugurated. [1]

The History of Apple Day

Apple Festival 2009

Goulburn Mulwaree Council Mayor Carol James opened the 2009 festival, flanked by Federal member for Hume Alby Schultz M.P and State Member Pru Goward M.P. [2] The official opening was followed by a ceremony lauching The Pot, hosted by former mayor Paul Stephenson.

Projected plans for 2010


  1. She’s apples at Tallong. Allison Redman. Goulburn Post. Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Sourced 07-05-09
  2. It’s all apples at Tallong Robyn Murray Monday May 4, 209 Southern Highland News.


  1. An article in the Southern Highlands news. Available online at: http://bowral.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/its-all-apples-at-tallong/1503505.aspx