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Fall Fest 2018

September 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

The annual three-day, family-friendly festival!

Fall Fest 2018 Hours

Friday, 6:00-11:00p
Saturday, noon-11:00p
Sunday, noon-7:00p
Carnival rides stay open until 8:00p on Sunday.
Read more on the Fall Fest website

Free admission, free parking, and free concerts!

A full Carnival with 20 different rides, a midway with lots of games and plenty of delicious carnival eats. Unlimited Carnival Rides on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5:00p for just $25.

Our own very special KidZone!, featuring pony rides, a climbing wall, entertainment for kids and families, face painting, the popular Family Photo Area, games, arts & crafts, and an Interactive PlayZone for parents & tots.

The amazing History Center Country Fair Tent, where you can make traditional crafts, see beautiful exhibits about early Des Plaines, talk with costumed historical reënactors, and learn about fur trading up and down the Des Plaines River from Owl Dancer.

Free entertainment every day! Great local bands play your favorite rock, blues, country, and folk music on the main stage. Watch for the 2018 lineup, coming soon!


Fall Fest 2017

7th heaven rockin’ the crowd at Fall Fest  


Food, food and more food! Traditional festival fare and delicious ethnic specialties. A beer tent and a wine garden, and a huge food court tent where you and you family can sit together, listen to the bands, and enjoy your meal.

Open Air Market, on Saturday & Sunday.

Pie Eating Contests, on Saturday, 2:30p, at the History Center Tent.

Fall Fest 2018 Fishing Derby, on Saturday from noon to 2p.

A Custom Car Show on Sunday, 10a–2p, at the north end of Lake Park. Classics, Antiques, American Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Motorcycles and more. Car Show Flyer.

Fall Fest 2018 is produced by the Des Plaines Park District,
the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, and
the Des Plaines History Center.

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Fall Fest 2017


Food and Beverages: No outside food or beverages are allowed in the food court/main stage area.
Chairs: Folding chairs may be carried in, for use at the main stage area.
ADA Accessibility: We have ADA Parking on the street, clearly marked with the standard blue & white signs.
Service Animals: Seating, food, and drink are provided for customer use only. The ADA gives a person with a disability the right to be accompanied by his or her service animal, but covered entities are not required to allow an animal to sit or be fed at the table. The ADA requires that service animals be under the control of the handler at all times. The service animal must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered while in public places Under control also means that a service animal should not be allowed to bark repeatedly in a lecture hall, theater, library, or other quiet place. However, if a dog barks just once, or barks because someone has provoked it, this would not mean that the dog is out of control.



September 14, 2018


September 16, 2018


Lake Park

2200 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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