Celebrate the harvest and the beginning of fall foliage season with arts, crafts, a farmers’ market, an apple pie contest, live music, and much more on the town common of Bethel, Maine's most beautiful mountain village.
Don’t miss the Chowdah Cookoff – hundreds of hungry tasters line up as many of your favorite restaurants vie for Peoples’ or Judges’ Choice!
Always the third Saturday in September.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Chowdah Cookoff and Apple Pie Contest!
1. Cho Sun Sushi Bar & Grill
2. The Jolly Drayman English Pub
3. (A tie) - River Haus & Well AND
- Sunday River Brewing Company
1. Sunday River Brewing Company
2. River Haus & Well
3. The Jolly Drayman English Pub
Apple Pie contest:
Professional: Beverly Sylvester, Sudbury Inn
Amateur Traditional: Sharon Meola
Amateur Nontraditional - Lucy Carter
Farmers, artists & crafters, and community groups are welcome to become vendors at Bethel Harvestfest.
Area restaurants vie for Judges' Choice & People's Choice prizes
Apple Pie Contest
Enter your apple creation in one of three categories: Professional, Amateur Traditional, or Amateur Nontraditional.