2018 Festival Theme: "Honoured By History - Inspired By Change"

We’re Hiring: Office Manager Position Available

The Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival (AVABF) is seeking a seasonal Office Manager. This role is central to the effective functioning of the AVABF. The position is a 35-hour-per-week seasonal position (January to June) reporting to the AVABF Board Executive and working closely with Board Committees. If you are a detail-oriented person, who has a way with computers and a passion for working in a collaborative, non-profit environment, we would love to meet you!

For more information, please click on the below link:

AVABF Office Manager Ad 2017

Seeking: Hantsport Leadership Candidate

Are you interested in becoming the Leadership Candidate for Hantsport and Area in 2018? Have you, or will you have, graduated high school, are or will be between the ages of 19 and 23 in 2018 and are from the Hantsport Area (including Avonport, Lockhartville, West Brooklyn, Hants Border, Hantsport, and Mount Denson)?

Send an email to Christine.Spurr@dal.ca or HantsportAVABF@outlook.com with the following:

– Resume
– A profile or biography
– A recent photograph of yourself

The Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival Leadership Competition strives to promote and develop leadership among the young people of the Annapolis Valley. The 86th Apple Blossom Festival will be held from May 23rd to 28th, 2018.

The Community of Hantsport and surrounding area is happy to support the recent changes to the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival, and has opened nominations to people of all genders and gender identities.

If you are thinking about running, or have any questions about the application or Festival itself, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Christine.Spurr@dal.ca or HantsportAVABF@outlook.com, by Facebook, or to 902-799-1799.

The deadline for applications is December 31, 2017. Applicants will be contacted in early January to discuss availability for a community tea.

Planning now underway for the 86th year

The new Board of Directors was officially elected and voted in at our recent AGM. We are looking forward to a wonderful 86th year and preparations are already underway to ensure a fantastic 86th year will be had.

Website Updates

Updates will be occurring periodically – we are working diligently to ensure all material on the site is up-to-date. Please check back frequently as we update new information, especially our events page, and leadership candidate announcements.

Festival Email/Phone/Social Media

Our office manager will begin on January 3rd – emails will be checked periodically and phone calls will be returned in January. Social media will be updated as needed.

Festival Office Updates

The Festival Office has now moved to Unit #8, 325 Main Street, Kentville. We are now closed for the off-season and will reopen this upcoming November.