The annual three-day, family-friendly festival!
Fall Fest 2018 Hours
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!
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.