Sharing our favorite fall festivals my family has been enjoying this season. The weather has been incredible, so grab your kids, a pair of cute boots and enjoy the FALL before its gone!
We spend a lot of time at apple orchards and cider mills, but these fall festivals offer a little more fun and cater directly to children in a different environment.
Upland Hills Farm – Oxford, Michigan.
The Fall Harvest Festival takes place every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This festival has something for all ages. Enjoy visiting the animals, milk a cow, watch a farm demonstration, be amazed at the Baffling Magic Show, enjoy a hayride in the woods, walk the storybook trail, pick a pumpkin, take a pony ride and finish the day with a warm donut and a beverage. Admission to the farm is $10 per person. (24 months and under are free) 10 or more people, admission is $9 per person. Included with admission: Magic Show, Farm Show, Hayride, Storybook Trail, Visiting the animals, and Milk a cow. Extras: Pony Rides-$2, Feeding the ducks – $.25, Pumpkins – sold by size, and any food from the concession stand. Allow yourself at least 2-3 hours to enjoy all of our activities or easily make an entire day of family fun at the farm.
Ray Wiegands Nursery “HarvestFEST” – Macomb, MI
Every Saturday & Sunday October 7-22. 11am-5pm. Activities include a Farm Animal Petting/Feeding, Farmer for the Day Play, Straw Maze, Spider Toss, Photo Opportunities, Caterpillar Maze, Bounce House, Bug Bus, Airbrush Face Painting, Sand Art and Pumpkin Decoration Station. Kid’s Wristband – $10 The Kid’s Wristband includes admission into ALL activities, will save you over $5 per child. Limit to (1) face painting, (1) bug bus, (1) sand art and (1) decoration station. Animal Feeding tickets are sold separately.
Sterling Frights at Dodge Park – Oct. 21, 2017
There’s live music, a straw maze, hayrides, inflatables, cider, doughnuts and much more at this community event. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. FREE – one canned or boxed food donation is suggested! Although this event is described as “Frights” there isn’t much information involving halloween, so I am considering it a fall festival.
Will you be heading to a fall festival this weekend? Let me know where you’re headed in the comments below!