The annual Des Plaines three-day, family-friendly festival!
Fall Fest 2019 Hours
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 headlines Sunday at 5:15
Toronzo Cannon bring Chicago Blues to Fall Fest on Saturday at 4:00
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.