40th Annual Concordia Fall Fest to Take Place This Saturday

The 2022 Fall Fest Parade Will Begin at 10 am Saturday, September 24th in Downtown Concordia
The 2022 Fall Fest Parade Will Begin at 10 am Saturday, September 24th in Downtown Concordia

It's hard to believe, but fall is officially here! 

The Concordia community is welcoming the cooler weather by holding its 40th Annual Fall Fest Celebration on Saturday, September 24th.  This annual celebration is filled with a fun-packed weekend of events, booths, entertainment, and delicious food along the downtown area of Concordia.

Fall Fest is a non -profit event that brings over 6,000 people into Concordia.  The aim of the Fall Fest Committee is to make this an event that all ages can enjoy and that attendees make plans to return.

FALL FEST SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Th-Sat 8am-4pm - Frank Carlson Library’s Annual Book Sale
–closed for parade

Fri 5:30 pm - Hood Park Pickle Ball –5:30 pm(50 & O) 7:30 pm (49 & U) contact Laurie Deal 785-275-2437

8 am - 8 pm - Resource Center–Breakfast casseroles, biscuits & gravy-Memorial FF Art Show, concessions

8:45 am - Money Scramble - Sponsored by Central National Bank - East 200 Block of 6th Street
Followed by Turtle Races & Frog Jumping Contest –Sponsored by Concordia Chevy Buick and Concordia Auto Mart - 6th &Washington

9 am -12 pm - Curious George - Sponsored by Smoky Hills PBS – Meet & take pictures - Chamber Office

9 am - 3 pm - Food and Craft Vendors - (Huge variety) Downtown Concordia

10 am - Parade - starting at 8th & Broadway to 6th & Cedar-Grand Marshall –Loren Swenson

11 am - 3 pm - Kid’s Corner-Bouncy houses , fishing game, duck pond, Connect 4 game (wrist band - $3) batting cage - CCCC Baseball, & free-throw contest - CCCC Basketball (minimal charge)

11am - Dunk Tank - Sponsored by CHS Cheerleaders
Kids Boat Races - Sponsored by NCK CASA-VIP Majestic
Theatre Thomas the Tank Engine Rides - sponsored by Dean Holbert - VIP Majestic Theatre

11am - Horse Rides: Chauncie Tyler-alley between State Farm and museum

11am - Local Talent - Broadway Plaza-CCCC Cheerleaders, CHS Cheerleaders, The Dance Company, CCCC Thunderbolt Dancers, CHS Dancers

1 pm - Teen cornhole tournament in front of Chamber – Sponsored by CCCC Wrestling

1 pm - Edward Wunder-”That Hypnotist” front steps of the Brown Grand - no cover charge

2 pm - Corn Hole Tournament - East of Broadway Plaza on Broadway St.

3 pm - Kids Movie – Sponsored by CCCC

8 pm - Ghost Tour-Brown Grand Theatre

8 pm -11pm - Krush Band Cash bar provided by Easy G Sports Bar & Grill - Broadway Plaza - no cover charge

Sun 5:00 pm - Con Raceway Championship Night -Cloud County Fairgrounds