2017 Fall Festival Guide
We’ve rounded up the best local festivals happening this fall. Mark your calendars, you won’t want to miss these!
Harvest Fair – State Fair Grounds
Get the family together for a day at Harvest Fair! Enjoy fall-focused events, activities, live entertainment, competitions, scarecrow making and the much anticipated pumpkin bowling!
Friday, September 22: 5pm – 11pm
Saturday, September 23: 9am – 11pm
Sunday, September 24: 9am – 5pm
Parking: $6/car, $3/motorcycle
For more information, please visit: http://wistatefair.com/wsfp/events/harvest-fair/.
Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest
Enjoy German entertainment, music, dancing and family fun. Food includes German beer, wine, pork, brats, potato pancakes, custard, roasted nuts and more. Plenty of children’s activities are also planned. Held at Dheinsville Historic Park in Germantown, WI.
Saturday, September 23: Noon – 11pm
Sunday, September 24: Noon – 7pm
Visit here for a full event schedule.
Downtown Autumnfest & Pink Pumpkin Walk/Run – Hartford
Pumpkins, scarecrows and hay bales, oh my! Enjoy the beautiful fall harvest! A 5k Pink Pumpkin Run with 1 mile and kids dash kicks off the event along with a craft fair, best scarecrow contest and kids games. Plenty to eat, drink and check out at the local shops while Main Street is closed.
Saturday, October 7th: 9am – 3pm
For more information, please visit http://www.downtownhartfordwi.com/.
Oktoberfest – Cedarburg
Spend a perfect fall weekend in Historic Downtown Cedarburg celebrating Oktoberfest. You will find German foods and beers and German desserts, silly contests, music and much more.
Saturday, October 14: 11am – 8pm
Sunday, October 15: 10am – 5pm
For more information, please visit, http://www.cedarburgfestival.org/#!oktoberfest/c1qpy.
Fall Fest – West Bend
Dress in your Halloween best and trick or treat downtown West Bend. Look for the pumpkin in the window for participating businesses or stop in at the Downtown West Bend Association (DWBA) office for a map.
There will be lots of spooktacular activities for the whole family to enjoy!
Friday, October 13th: 5-7 pm
Learn more at http://www.downtownwestbend.com/fall-fest.html.
Riveredge Nature Center Trails & Treats – Newburg
Join in for an evening of tricks and treats on the trails of Riveredge! Families are invited to hike the Riveredge trails and visit educational stations along a 1 mile loop , answer questions posed by costumed creatures and receive candy-free treats as you go. Plus: Paint a Gourd, enjoy a crackling campfire with family and friends, and more seasonal fun! Cider, trail mix and sweets will be available for purchase. This is one Friday the 13th celebration you won’t want to miss.
Hours: Friday, October 13: 6pm – 9:30pm
For more information, please visit: http://www.riveredgenaturecenter.org/event/trails-treats-hallows-eve-hike/
Fall Fair to Remember – West Bend
Seasonal arts and craft show held at the Washington County Fair Park, including door prizes and 4-H concessions.
Friday, October 20: 4pm – 8pm
Saturday, October 21: 9am – 4pm
For more information, please visit, http://www.afairtoremember.com/.
Spooky Sussex is a family-friendly event specifically designed for those who seek a not-so-scary, but oh-so-fun activity for Halloween. The event will include food, caramel apple station, pumpkin decorating, a craft, games, face painting, wagon rides and a haunted trail. The activities are geared for ages 10 and under. This event will be held rain or shine, so dress for the weather.
Pre-registered guests will receive a food ticket, pumpkin, craft, wagon ride ticket and haunted trail ticket. Walk-up (non-registered) guests are still welcome and may purchase a haunted trail ticket and/or a wagon ride ticket for $2/ticket. Limited concessions will also be available.
Friday, October 20: 5-8 pm at Sussex Village Park
Admission: $6 per person **You must pre-register
Learn more and register online here.
Halloween Family Fun Nights – Menomonee Falls
Trick or treating and fun for all ages at Old Falls Village. Activities include: puppet story theater, hayrides, temporary tattoos, a marshmellow roast by campfire, storytelling, and more! Costumes are encouraged for all ages. Come support the Menomonee Falls Historical Society, located at the corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Q Rd.
Friday, October 20: 6pm – 9pm
Saturday, October 21: 6pm – 9pm
Admission: Admission prices may vary based on age. Please check website below for updated details.
For more information, please visit: http://www.oldfallsvillage.com/events-2/halloween-family-fun-night/