Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival

October 13-14, 2018

Time is running out to register as a vendor! Applications are available on the Forms page!

Join us for the 46th Annual Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival!

We have a lot of exciting things going on this year.

New this year! Miss Appomattox Railroad Festival Pageant!

The pageant will be held at the Appomattox County High School auditorium at 2:00 pm on September 16, 2018. The rehearsal will take place on September 9, 2018.
More information and the application is available on the Forms page!

Once again, after hours, the Street Dance offers late-night fun on Saturday night! Bring your best girl, or the whole family for our most popular fund-raiser of the season.

We even have some NEW offerings over at the Good Ole Days!
The Ladies' Aide Society will be there, along with a Period Costume Photo Booth!

We have an amazing entertainment line-up this year!

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard,
and Sammy Kershaw performing on the Courtland Festival Park Stage!

Saturday at 3:00 pm Sammy Kershaw

Sammy Kershaw

Sunday at 2:00 pm The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Did anyone say Magic?
We also have award-winning Magician & Illusionist, Joseph Young,
brought to you by WoodmenLife!
He will be performing on the Main Street Stage at 2:00 & 4:00 on Saturday

Joseph Young

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival Scholarships!

One $2000 scholarship was awarded to graduating seniors from each of the Appomattox County schools. They were chosen to receive this year's scholarships based on outstanding community service.

This year's recipients are:

  • Zachary Brady from Appomattox Christian Academy.
  • Zachary Brady

  • Kayla Croner from Appomattox County High School
  • Kayla Croner & Tony Clifton

  • also, Wade Spiggle from Cornerstone Christian Academy.
  • Wade Spiggle & Tony Clifton

The Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival Board of Directors thanks all the committee chairmen and members for their year round dedication to the Festival planning. The Festival just doesn't happen overnight or by itself.
Thanks to all the sponsors and businesses that give so generously. Your continued support is appreciated.
Many thanks to the many volunteers that step up. They are always the lifeline of any event.
A super, special thank you to the dedicated and efficient Town crew for the fantastic job they always do.
Thanks to everyone !

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