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    Name: Fall Festival in Frankfort
    Date: October 12, 2019
    Event Description:
    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.

    Don't forget to grab your 2019 Fall Festival Souvenir T-Shirts 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
    • 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 11am - 2:00pm,
    • 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- Bounce House
    • 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 or email fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com
     
    Location:
    Frankfort Downtown on Main Street
    Date/Time Information:
    October 12
    11:00 am - ?
    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    Frees for games and activities.
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