One of the main events at the annual Applefest celebration in Marionville, the Applefest Pageant was held September 15, with Baylee Husmann crowned as the 2017 Miss Applefest.
Runners up in the Miss Applefest (15-18 year old) competition were Emilee Farley (first) and Kinsey Stephens (second).
Taking home the title of Miss Apple Blossom (12-14) was Tori Annettle Ebright, with Stormy Burval and Alexis Renner as first and second runners up, respectively.
Alyssa Alexander was named this year's Miss Candy Apple (8-11). Sayd Vaught was first runner up in the category, while Jasmine Buchholz was second runner up.
Miss Apple Dumpling 2017 was Arabella Groom, with Adelaide Cox and Hadison Johnson taking first and second runner up titles, respectively.
Creedynce Buckhannan was crowned Tiny Miss Applefest 2017 (2-4) at the competition. Runners up were Alivia Johnson (first) and Presley Johnson (second).
In the Tiny Miss Apple Seed (10-23 months) category, Penelope Baker was the winner, while Harper Jones was named first runner up. Ella Rose McCall was named second runner up.
The Tiny Miss Baby Applefest (0-9 months) crown went to Tinley Buckhannan for 2017. Meris Milam was first runner up, and Emma Maples was second runner up.
Winners and runners up participated in the Applefest parade the following day.