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Fall Fest 2019

September 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The annual Des Plaines three-day, family-friendly festival!

Fall Fest 2019 Hours

September 13, 14 & 15
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
Download an information flyer

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!, sponsored by Xfinity, featuring great entertainment for kids and families, a petting zoo, a climbing wall, arts & crafts, face painting, the popular Family Photo Area, games, and a special Interactive PlayZone for parents & tots.

The amazing History Center Exhibit Tent, where you can make your very own traditional corn husk doll, see beautiful exhibits about early Des Plaines, talk with costumed historical reënactors, and learn about fur trading up and down the Des Plaines River.

Free entertainment every day! This year on the main stage you can see 10 great local and touring bands playing your favorite rock, Chicago blues, country, and folk music.

Red Wanting Blue

Red Wanting Blue headlines Sunday at 5:15

Toronzo Cannon

Toronzo Cannon bring Chicago Blues to Fall Fest on Saturday at 4:00


Fall Fest 2017

7th heaven rocks the crowd on Sunday at 2:15


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 your family can sit together, listen to the bands and enjoy your meal.

Fall Fest 2019 Fishing Derby is cancelled due to the blue-green algae bloom on the lake.

A Custom Car Show on Sunday, 10a–2p, at the north end of Lake Park (2000 Lee Street at Howard Avenue.) Classics, Antiques, American Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Motorcycles and more. Car Show Flyer.

Fall Fest 2019 is produced by the Des Plaines Park District,
the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, and
the Des Plaines History Center.

Presented by
Rivers Casino
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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, 2019


Lake Park

2200 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018 United States
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