Just for Kids – The kids may be back in school, but the family fun continues! With the weather cooling down and the leaves changing colors, fall is on its way. Pumpkins and Corn Mazes are open. Here are three of our favorites.
Temple Hall Farm Park! The only 20-acre corn maize on the East Coast? Count me in! Some of the activities going on there include farm tours and animal exhibits, a corn box, pig races, pumpkin blasters, and more.
Back Home on the Farm! Starting in September, enjoy fun fall-themed activities for the whole family! Check out their facebook page for the latest news. There is also Seniors Night Out – Enjoy the Farm’s activities, grab a hayride, visit the pumpkin patch, play bingo, putt putt golf and more. Special group activities and snacks available, $6 per person at the gate.
Mackintosh Fruit Farm! We love this time of year at Mackintosh Fruit Farm! From picking apples, to the pumpkin patch, to the corn maze, there is endless fun to be had at the farm! If you want to try something new this October, you should check out their Apple Butter Day. There will be a party with tons of food and music! Stick around to have a full day of fun at the Apple Butter Festival.
Best Fall Festivals celebrating years of success!
Halfway between Harrisonburg and Winchester sits the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds – the spot of Shenandoah Autumnfest! Starting at 11:30 am on Saturday, October 5th, in Woodstock, VA, you can have a blast at this festival! Over 25 food and beverage vendors, and over 40 arts and crafts vendors means there is plenty to see and do. If you’re looking to make a day of it, purchase a Tasting Ticket! For only $20, you will get a souvenir tasting glass and the opportunity to try samples of more than 25 beers, whiskeys, and regional wines.
Massanutten Resort is hosting their Fall Festival on October 12th. They’ve got three awesome bands lined up, plus food vendors, beer and wine on deck, and of course – activities planned for the kids! The event is rain or shine, so make sure to be prepared. All proceeds benefit the McGaheysville and Elkton Fire and Rescue Squads, so come out to enjoy a fun day with your family for a great cause!
Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival – 2019 will be the Rotary Club of Winchester’s 45th year hosting this event. It spans two days, September 21st & 22nd, and is held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. We got to speak with Darla McCrary to get the inside scoop on one of the biggest events in Winchester! Check out her blog post to read all about it here.
A classic for the fall is Oktoberfest! Bryce Resort in Basye, VA, is throwing their annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 19th. There will be traditional German sausages, Bavarian pretzels, a German beer garden, and more. Kids can have a blast painting pumpkins and jumping around in the castle bounce!
There is so much to do and see this fall season, and we hope you can enjoy as much of it as possible! Remember to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest events, festivals, and activities in the area!