Come join us for Applefest at Buckstop Junction in 2023

September 23-24 at Bismarck’s Buckstop Junction

Grab your friends and family and head out Buckstop Junction for the 16th Annual Applefest! Join the Bismarck Cancer Center for music, food, kids’ games, and more. The event will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Sunday, September 24, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Buckstop Junction, 3805 E Bismarck Expy, Bismarck, ND.

Applefest is one of the biggest sources of income for patient services at the Bismarck Cancer Center. We are excited to bring the community together with Applefest to raise Foundation funds for the 17th year!

Basin Electric Power Cooperative continues to show their commitment to community by sponsoring a $5 Admission for community members during the 2023 Applefest.

2023 Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 23

  • Main Stage Entertainment 
    12:00 Flag Raising/National Anthem- 
    AmVets Color Guard/ Clyde Bauman

    11:00-12:30–  Cottonwood Band- Bluegrass, Country

    12:45-2:00– Brianna Helbling- Country, Rock

    2:30-4:00– Natalie and Randy – Acoustic Rock and Roll

    4:00-4:30– Clint Morgenstern- Country, Rock, Blues

    4:30-6:00– That 60’s Band- Rock hits from the 60’s

  • Outside/Inside Church
    11:00-12:30- Milton Bradford-Brassy entertainment- Pop, Rock & Family Tunes (outside Church)

    1:00-1:45– Clyde Bauman- Prairie Memories (inside Church)

    2:00-2:45– Clint Morgenstern- Country, Rock, Blues (outside Church)

    3:00 – 3:45 – Legacy Jazz Choir

    4:00-5:00– Mylo Hatzenbuhler- Country Comedy/Parodies (inside Church)

Sunday, September 24

  • Main Stage Entertainment
    12:00 Flag raising/National anthem-AmVets Color Guard/Elks Mens Choir

    11:00-12:00– Bluestems- Bluegrass, Country

    12:15-12:45– Elks Mens Chorus- Classic, Pop Hits

    1:00-2:20– Prairie Road- Acoutic Rock, Country

    2:20-2:45– Herlof Huso- Rock, Country

    2:45-4:00– Tim Hersman- Country

  • Outside/Inside Church
    11:00-12:30– Braveheart Band- Pop, Rock, Irish favorites (inside Church)

    1:00-2:00– Herlof Huso- Rock, Country

Check Out Our 2023 Vendors!

Non-food vendors:

  • Candance V Designs
  • Candie’s Doll House
  • Chriss Hoffer
  • Discover Health Chiropractic
  • Donita’s Jewelry
  • KRanch Kreations
  • Unique Kreations

Food Vendors:

  • American Food Express
  • Chugg’s Coffee
  • Demonettes
  • Fireflour
  • Good Way Kettle Corn
  • Hensley’s Tasty Treats
  • Holy Crepe
  • Jyh’s Honey & Heat
  • Mabel’s All Day
  • Nicci’s Frybread
  • Relish the Flavors Popcorn
  • Udderly Amazing Treats & Eats