Frankfort Fall Festival – October 12, 2019
Visit downtown Frankfort for a day of fall fun! Enjoy a parade featuring the Scottville Clown Band, wagon rides, scavenger hunts, pie eating contests and TONS of pumpkin fun including the Weight Contest, Giant Pumpkin Drop (on a car!) and everyone’s favorite pumpkin carvings by Mr. Moody.
The annual Fall Festival festivities begin with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Frankfort Fire Department at The Hotel Frankfort from 7:00 am – 11:00 AM.
Starting at 11:00 am, the Fall Festival Parade, featuring The Scottville Clown Band, GIANT pumpkins, locally built floats and the always popular Mutt March.
We are accepting participants for the Parade and Mutt March.
Don’t forget to grab your 2019 Fall Festival Souvenir T-Shirts and Cinch Bags at the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce booth the day of the festival or at the Chamber office 517 Main St. Frankfort.
Directly following the parade, a host of activities will take place in the Open Space Park.
Mutt March Awards Live Music featuring The Scottville Clown Band will perform under the Big Tent, which also features domestic beer and wine and beer from Stormcloud, Wine, Mead from St. Ambrose and Cocktails from Iron Fish!
GIANT pumpkins, squash and watermelon weigh-in.
Kids 5-15 years of age can guess the weight of a giant pumpkin and have the opportunity to win a brand new BIKE!
Back by Popular demand: Helicopter Rides – $55 per person. Departs from the Boat Launch parking lot at 10th and Main St.
Pumpkin Ed Moody will there carving a giant pumpkin
The Frankfort Fire Department will host Kids Activities and Demos near the Library
Starting at noon, judging for the Home Brew Competition at Stormcloud Brewing Co.
Food Available in Open Space provided by the Southern Sin-Thesis
Free Wagon Rides through downtown Frankfort
First Congregational Church will host their Cake Walk at 1pm
Bid on some fantastic items at the Silent Auction 11p-2:30pm,
Who doesn’t love a Pie Eating Contest?! (Register at 1:00pm – contest begins at 1:30pm)
Our Fall Festival would not be the same without the CRAZY Pumpkin Drop! 2:30pm near boat launch.
Sorry, NO TREBUCHET for launching pumpkins.
A wide variety of activities will be available from 11:00 am – 3:30pm:A Beer, Wine, Mead and Cocktail Tent (Open until 5pm) After the Scottville Clown Band, Bill Frary will play live until 5pm.
Pumpkin Decorating, “Hillbilly Olimpiks”-the silly-themed obstacle course
Popular Kid’s Games and a Straw Maze will be all set up in Open Space Park for all to enjoy.
Pumpkin Decorating hosted by National Honor Society students
Fall Craft Fair- Treasure Hunt – Bounce House
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.
Don’t miss the Oktoberfest Party to cap off Beer Week at Stormcloud Brewing Company. Music Starts at 8pm
The returning BEER, WINE, MEAD and COCKTAIL 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 Bill Frary.
If you need more information, please stop into the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce Office at 517 Main Street, Frankfort, email or call 231-352-7251