Best of Indiana medal

Signature Food Items

Not just any old festival food could make the cut for this “Best Of” category. Mark your calendars for next year so you don’t miss out on these tasty treats.

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A 600 lb. apple pie, a tradition at the Nappanee Apple Festival

Nappanee Apple Festival

600 lb. Apple Pie
Nappanee, Elkhart County

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One of many covered bridges found in Parke County, Indiana

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival

Buried Beef
Rockville, Parke County

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Three boys eating ice cream at the Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Blueberry Ice Cream
Plymouth, Marshall County

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A parade float in the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival parade

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Chicago-style Popcorn
Valparaiso, Porter County

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Rows of apple butter at the Apple Butter Festival in Spencer, Indiana

Apple Butter Festival

Apple Butter
Spencer, Owen County

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Hand-dipped caramel apples being served up at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Hand-Dipped Caramel Apples
Fort Wayne, Allen County

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Persimmons and persimmon paste

Mitchell Persimmon Festival

Persimmon Pudding
Mitchell, Lawrence County

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Fall decorations near an apple orchard

Mt. Zion Applefest

9-foot Apple Pie
Rockport, Spencer County

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children posing in front of hay bales at the Heartland Apple Festival

Heartland Apple Festival

Homemade Apple Cider
Danville, Hendricks County

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Homemade Apple Dumplings stand at the Kendallville Apple Festival

Kendallville Apple Festival

Apple Dumplings
Kendallville, Noble County

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