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Sneak Peek into Fall Fest

The trees are beginning to radiate bold hues of red, orange, and yellow. The fragrance of the air is shifting from freshly-mown grass to pumpkin-spiced everything. It's finally fall, the most glorious season of all! Fall Fest presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance and Altra Federal Credit Union excites all the senses in a free, family-friendly event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., October 5! For a sneak peek into the fall-themed fun, keep reading!

Pumpkin-Spicing It Up with Music

Music extraordinaire Fernando Ufret will grab his guitar and a mic to play for the all-ages audience! Catch his performance from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the middle of all the action in Peace Plaza.

Autumnal Activities & Arts

From toddler age to upper elementary, all ages will find fall-themed fun for them at Fall Fest! Games like Pick a Pumpkin and bean bag toss are perfect for the younger children while skill-based ones like a Geoboard pumpkin and marshmallow geometry are the forte for more mature kids. Everyone (dads and moms included) will enjoy the pick-your-own pumpkin patch, make-and-take art projects, petting zoo, interactive mural, and fall photo opportunities. All these fun endeavors are provided by Fall Fest vendors and partners.

Vendors & Partners Cropping Up All Over

Speaking of, vendors and partners will fill Peace Plaza for Fall Fest! Here's who you can expect to find onsite:

Thanks in huge part to our event partners: Altra Federal Credit Union, The Gwaltney Group of REMAX Results, Olmsted Medical Center, and Winona State University, Rochester!

Celebrate the season by joining us for Fall Fest October 5 in Downtown Rochester! Be sure to stay up to date on all things Fall Fest at, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.