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top fall festivals

Top 11 Festivals in the U.S!

While we can’t possibly list all of the amazing festivals that take place in the fall around the United States, we have listed some highlights. If you think your town’s festival deserves a spot on the list make sure you leave the suggestion in the comments section!

Oktoberfest -Columbus, Ohio

This is rumored to be one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations in the country. The best part? There is a family friendly area! This is a free area with inflatables, juggling and an arts and crafts area. This event runs September 23- 25th, 2016

Fall Foliage Festival – Bedford, Pennsylvania

Over 70,000 visitors come to town to see the spectacular colors that are on full display. There are lots of vendor booths to check out and purchase from. There is a magician, a children’s theater, arts and crafts and pony rides. This takes place over 2 weekends, starting October 1-2 and finishing October 8 – 9 2016.

Blueberry Festival- Plymouth, Indiana

If blueberries make your heart sing then you will love heading to the blueberry festival in Indiana. With over 400 vendor booths and 100 food booths, there is no shortage of  fantastic things to see and eat! The festival runs September 2th – 5th, 2016

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta- Albuquerque, New Mexico

These balloons span a 78 acre field to launch from. That is the equivalent of 54 football fields full of hot air balloons.  This event runs October 1st – 9th, 2016

National Apple Harvest Festival -Biglerville, Pennsylvania

As you might imagine the name of this game is all about Apples! The festival is in its 51st year and runs the first 2 weekends of October 1-2 and 8-9. There is so much for your family to see and do at the festival!

World Championship Pumkin Chunkin – Dover, Deleware

This festival happens November 4-6, 2016. If you can imagine a pumpkin flying through the air, the exhibitors will think of a way to execute it! There are also a wide variety of vendors setting up shop at the show.

Warrens Cranberry Festival – Warrens, Wisconsin 

This festival is housed in a tiny town of just 400 people. The festival is always held the last full weekend in September. This year it is September 23-25, 2016. From shopping to tours of cranberry marshes there is lots to get into at the cranberry festival.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair – Santa Rosa, California 

If you like to drink wine, make wine, or just talk about wine then this is the fair for you. In fact, you can even sign up for a great stomping session. The fair is September 30th – October 2nd, 2016.

Apple Butter Festival – Spencer, Indiana 

If this delectable spread is your favorite thing, then you can’t miss the Apple Butter Festival in Indiana. The event is exactly what it sounds like, a festival celebrating all things apple butter. This event runs September 17th and 18th, 2016.

Woolly Worm Festival – Banner Elk, North Carolina

A whole festival centered around woolly worms? Sounds like quite the adventure. Folklore says that the wider the stripe on a woolly worm’s back the harsher the winter is going to be. Pick up a woolly worm on your way into town and see if your worm wins the prize! This festival runs October 15th and 16th, 2016.

Kentucky Bourbon Festival – Bardstown, Kentucky 

Head to Bardstown to celebrate this spirit born in Kentucky. There is actually family fun to be had in the midst of such delicious bourbon! The event runs September 12-18, 2016.



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