Fall Festival - Frankfort, Michigan

Always In October - www.frankfort-elberta.com 

 

 

pumpkinThe festivities usually begin at 11:00 AM with the Fall Festival Parade, featuring The Scottville Clown Band, GIANT pumpkins, locally built floats, and the always popular Mutt March down Main Street. lowing the parade, a host of activities will take place in the Open Space Park.

 

Watch in awe as giant pumpkins and squash get weighed-in. There will be cash prizes awarded for several weight categories.

Kids 5-15 years of age can guess the weight of a giant pumpkin and have the opportunity to win a brand new BIKE!  Helicopter rides are an annual favorite and Pumpkin Ed will be carving a giant pumpkin. The Pumpkin Baking Contest is back again! The Masters of Mayhem will be here with their brand new Trebuchet to launch pumpkins across Betsie Bay!

 

Starting at noon, judging for the Home Brew Competition at Stormcloud Brewing Co. Free Wagon Rides through downtown Frankfort. First Congregational Church will host their Cake Walk at 1pm Back by popular demand: Silent Auction 12pm-2:45pm, Pie Eating Contest (Register at 1:00pm - contest begins at 1:30pm)

 

A wide variety of activities will be available from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm Including:

 A Beer and Wine and Mead Tent Pumpkin Decorating, "Hillbilly Olimpiks"-the silly-themed obstacle course
Popular Kid's Games (fee) and a Straw Maze will be all set up in Open Space Park for all to enjoy.
Participate in the Scavenger Hunt to win cash prizes. The Garden Theater will again host FREE showings of "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" at 2:00 and 3:00 pm. Watch as a 900+ lb. pumpkin drops from high in the sky onto a vehicle! The returning BEER TENT will be in the Open Space starting at 11am.
Celebrate Frankfort Beer Week with a fun Beer tent with Live Music featuring the Scottville Clown Band and Alfredo.