The city of Almaty is very unique when it comes to celebrating its birthday. The name Almaty, has its origins from the word alma which stands for an apple. So it is very fitting that during the apple harvest in September, the Apple Fest is held in the mountain foothills near Almaty.
All are welcome to visit the apple market and try different apple varieties. Local Aport apples are surely the most known among them. The delicious Aport is famous for its taste and delicate flavor an instant favorite among both locals and guests. Every year the Almaty Apple Festival is celebrated with good music, live performances of the national orchestra and local singers.
With its bright colors from the changing of seasons and warm weather, Autumn is also a beautiful season to visit Almaty.