As the leaves start to turn vibrant shades of red and orange, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, the residents of Benteen Park know that it's time for the much-anticipated Benteen Park Fall Fest on October 28, 2023 at the Benteen Park!
The Benteen Park Fall Fest is a celebration of all things autumn. This family-friendly extravaganza, hosted by the Benteen Park Community Association, brings together neighbors, friends, and visitors from all around to enjoy a day of fun, food, and entertainment.
The heart of the festival is undoubtedly the Great Pumpkin Palooza. Imagine rows upon rows of pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes, ready to be transformed into spooky Jack-O-Lanterns or whimsical fall decor! It's the perfect place to find that unique pumpkin to grace your doorstep this Halloween. You can also enjoy pumpkin painting, carving contests, and even pumpkin-themed treats, from pumpkin pies to pumpkin-spiced lattes.
Speaking of treats, the Fall Fest is also a foodie's dream come true! Local vendors and food trucks gather to offer a mouthwatering array of autumn-inspired dishes. From savory dishes like hot apple cider donuts to sweet indulgences, such as caramel apples, there's something to satisfy every craving. And, of course, there's an abundance of seasonal pumpkin spice delicacies to please your taste buds.
Of course, no festival is complete without great entertainment, and the Benteen Park Fall Fest does not disappoint. Local musicians and performers take the stage to keep the crowd entertained all day long. From folk and bluegrass to lively kids' shows, there's a genre for everyone. Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes and be ready to groove to the beat!
Families, in particular, will love the Fall Fest. With an array of games, face painting, and even a petting zoo for the little ones, there's no shortage of kid-friendly activities. Parents can relax and watch their children have a blast in a safe and welcoming environment.
You can also find local artists and craftsmen showcasing their talents, offering a wide array of handcrafted goods, from jewelry to home decor. It's the perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping!
Proceeds from the event go toward neighborhood improvement projects and initiatives that benefit everyone who calls Benteen Park home.