Saturday, September 30, 10am - 7pm
Join us for a day of food, live music, a craft fair, children's activities, a beer garden and fun for the entire family!
DG 5&8 Miler: Our annual racing tradition has moved to the fall to help kick off Harvest Fest! Offering a new 8-mile option, the race will begin at the Lincoln Center and end at Fishel Park.
Live Music: Diva will hit the stage at 10:30am, Hillbilly Rockstarz will perform at 1pm, DJ Coach Josh will spin tunes at 3pm and Modern Day Romeos will headline at 5pm.
Food: Food from local food trucks will serve up a bounty of good eats. Vendors will be announced soon!
Beer Garden: Beer from official beverage sponsor, Schamberger Bros, Inc. including the debut of our very own Lyman Honey Wheat Ale crafted by Alter Brewing Company.
Fun & Games: Visit the free Pumpkin Patch Kids Area from 9am to 4pm for face painting, bounce houses and kids crafts.
Bags Tournament: Adults can compete for cash prizes in the Bags Tournament at noon. Bags Championship will be held at 3:45pm.
Chilympics: Groups can compete in our chili cookoff at 3pm.
Pie Eating Contest: Kids can register to participate in our pie eating contest offering two age divisions (6-9 and 10-14)! Contest will start at 3pm.
Craft Fair: Search for some handmade fall crafts in the craft fair, open from 9am to 3pm.
|8:30am||DG 5&8 Miler Race Start|
|9am||Pumpkin Patch Kids Area & Craft Fair Opens|
|10am||Harvest Fest Begins|
|10:30am||Live Music: Diva|
|1pm||Live Music: Hillbilly Rockstarz|
|3pm||Chilympics, Pie Eating Contest|
|3pm||Live Music: DJ Coach Josh|
|4pm||Pumpkin Patch Kids Area & Craft Fair Closes|
|5pm||Live Music: Modern Day Romeos|
Our annual race will now kick off Harvest Fest! Featuring a new 8-mile option, racers can choose to compete in the CARA-certified 5- or 8-mile courses both starting at the Lincoln Center and finishing at Fishel Park.
The double elimination tournament has two divisions, Competitive and Recreational, with cash prizes for the winning teams in each division. All bags and boards will be provided.
The tournament costs $25. Players must be 18 years and above.
Registration available soon!
September 30, 2017. Fishel Park. 10:00am - 4:00pm
Visit over 20 crafters to find unique handmade crafts, including:
CALLING ALL CRAFTERS!! Showcase your craft to all of Downers Grove at our Harvest Fest! The event will include live music, children's area, food and drink vendors, a bags tournament and more! Take this opportunity to sell your hand-crafted items, share ideas and techniques and spread the word about your talent!
For information on becoming one of the artists featured at our Craft Fair, please contact Francine at firstname.lastname@example.org.