Fall Color Tours at Appleumpkin Festival

The ever-changing COVID-19 situation may result in changes to capacity or schedule, or to the city's Appleumpkin festival. We strongly recommend people plan for an earlier summer ride, so you don't end up disappointed if rules are tightened! We must comply with all county Health Department, TSA and FRA regulations.

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Cross our fingers, trains are back for Appleumpkin 2021!

This is the Fall Color Tours train ride, except Tecumseh's Appleumpkin Festival is all around you! Your launch point is the Tecumseh Appleumpkin Festival chock full of crafts, carnival rides, music, food carts, and lots of outdoor vendors.

Now for 2019, we have rolled back the Appleumpkin trains to the 2-hour ride to Clinton. Appleumpkin trains run from Tecumseh!

DATES are October 9 and 10, 2021.

TIMES 10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:15 pm.

TRAIN FARES: $20 Adult, $10 Child, $15 Senior booking online.

DEPARTS from DOWNTOWN TECUMSEH at the intersection of Evans St. and M-50 (Chicago Road). Aim your GPS at 112 N Evans St, but don't go inside - the train boards on the sidewalk in front of The Quilt Patch.

PARKING during the festival is throughout the downtown areas, so please add extra time to find parking and arrive at the corner 15 minutes before train departure.

RESERVATIONS: Reserve here, watch your dates! See the main Fall Color Tours page for important notes. Tickets will appear on your credit card statement as Fareharbor.

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MOBILITY CHALLENGED persons should plan carefully before booking Appleumpkin. We'd love to have you, but it is in the middle of a street festival. Parking may be far away even with a placard. Please see our Accessibility page for more info.

TOURS AND GROUP DISCOUNTS are welcome for other Fall dates, but not Appleumpkin specifically because of the madhouse logistics. Please see our Tour Groups web page for other events all season.

Bored with Tecumseh? Hardly imaginable at Appleumpkin! But here are some Plan B's.

  • Kapnick's Orchards - a feast of fruits, candies and donuts. Take M-50 a mile east of Tecumseh and turn south on Rogers Highway. Go south 3 miles, it's on the left before Sutton Road.
  • Cabela's in nearby Dundee - the biggest outdoors store in the state. There's other shopping and dining in the area. Take M-50 east to US-23. It's only about 10 minutes out of your way if you're returning to metro Detroit or north.


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