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fall harvest festival

Fall Harvest Festival


Friday, October 20; 4 PM to 6 PM

Saturday, October 21; 11 AM to 2 PM

Downtown Valparaiso

“Fall” into fun with the annual Fall Harvest Festival Get ready for two days of costumes, tricks, treats, spooks, and more with the Fall Harvest Festival!

Friday night fun from 4 to 6pm:  Dress up in your spookiest or silliest costume and go door-to-door all throughout Downtown Valparaiso to get some tasty treats from our various restaurants and retailers and other organizations.  Visit Central Park Plaza and stroll throughout downtown for treats and fun. Free Hayrides will be provided by the Valparaiso Parks Department.

The fun doesn’t stop on Friday!  Fall Harvest festivities continue in Central Park Plaza on Saturday, October 21 from 11am-2pm. Grab an instrument and join in on the music with Leonardo “The One Man Band.”  Climb into a giant inflatable pumpkin to jump and bounce the day away! We have lots of other fun, free, family activities planned including face painting by the VHS Art Club, pumpkin painting courtesy of Century 21 Affiliated and caramel apple decorating with the VHS Vikettes.

Our very own Valparaiso Market will be celebrating the last day of the season on Saturday, October 21 as well! Our market will be open from 8am-2pm with vendors getting in on the fall fun! “Trick-or-Treat” at our vendor booths while you shop for pumpkins, gourds, mums, fall wreaths, decor & more!


*List of participating businesses coming soon!*


 Are you a Valparaiso business or organization that would like to participate in this event? Apply

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