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Fall Fest Sunday!

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Don’t miss the final day of this fantastic festival at Lake Park! Opens at noon. Carnival, Food Court, KidZone and SO MUCH MORE! Concerts by Hello Weekend, Hi Infidelity, and headliners Carbon Leaf. See you there!

Videos for you from the bands!

Semple Band

Bella Cain

Hello Weekend!

Carbon Leaf

2200 Lee Street, Des Plaines
Map and directions

Fall Fest 2021 is September 17–19 at Lake Park in Des Plaines, IL
Fall Fest 2021 Hours

September 17, 18 & 19
Friday, 6:00–11:00p
Saturday, noon–11:00p
Sunday, noon–7:00p
Carnival rides stay open until 8:00p on Sunday.

Free admission, free parking, and free concerts!

Read more on the Fall Fest website
Download an information flyer

Download the Fall Fest Schedule Brochure

KidZone! at Fall Fest

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 Sunday!


Hello Weekend opens Sunday at noon.

Hello Weekend opens Sunday at noon.

See the video from Hello Weekend!


Hi Infidelity on Sunday at 2:15.

Hi Infidelity on Sunday at 2:15.


Carbon Leaf headlines Sunday at Fall Fest Des Plaines 2021

Carbon Leaf headlines Sunday at 5:15

See the video from Barry and Carbon Leaf!


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.

Fall Fest 2021 is produced by the Des Plaines Park District,
the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, and
the Des Plaines History Center.

Presented by

Food and Beverages: No outside food or beverages are allowed in the food court/main stage area.
No Smoking anywhere inside the Food & Beverage Court, including the Main Stage area, dining tent, sponsor and exhibit booths.
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. Fall Fest Sunday!



September 19

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711