The annual 3-day, family-friendly festival is back, September 17, 18 and 19 at Lake Park! Fall Fest opens Friday at 6:00p, with Dancing Queen: an ABBA Salute. Semple Band headlines at 9:00p. See you there!
Videos for you from the bands!
HOW TO GET TO FALL FEST
2200 Lee Street, Des Plaines
Fall Fest 2021 Hours
September 17, 18 & 19
Carnival rides stay open until 8:00p on Sunday.
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 great entertainment for kids and families, a petting zoo, a climbing wall, arts & crafts, face painting, the popular Family Photo Area, games, and so much more!
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 classic and contemporary rock, country hits and originals, and the best of every genre. Fall Fest 2021
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. Our Family-Friendly approach also means there is No Smoking anywhere inside the Food & Beverage Court.
A Custom Car Show on Sunday, 10a–2p, in the parking lot of the Lakeview Center (1177 Howard Avenue) at the north end of the festival. See dozens of Classics, Antiques, American Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Motorcycles and more. Car Show Flyer.