One of the best things about saying goodbye to summer is saying hello to fall, particularly the endless amount of fall festivals. Autumn brings some of the best-themed festivals to the Chicago suburbs. Sip on hot fresh apple cider or admire the fall foliage at one of these fall festivals near your Overstreet home!
August 30 – September 3
The Hoopeston Jaycees invite you to the 75th Annual National Sweet Corn Festival! Festival-goers can kick off their fall festival season with a special concert from country music star Chris Lane, Smithfield, and Trey Hughes! This year’s sweet corn festival features a host of activities including the Grande Parade, Sweetheart pageant, carnival, demolition derby, tractor pull, karaoke contest, joke telling competition, flea market, kids activities, crafts, beer garden, free sweet corn and much more.
Join the Garfield Park Conservatory for their annual Harvest Day! Enjoy the celebration of pioneer living with beekeeping demonstrations and honey tasting, live goats and chickens composting events, kids activities and lawn games, live music and much more!
September 21 – 23
About an hour’s drive away from our Hidden Creek community, residents can participate in the Long Grove Apple Festival! Visit the pop-up orchard for a vast selection of fresh apples from Long Grove merchants. From apple popcorn to apple lattes this festival offers fun delicious apple treats for the entire family to enjoy.
Friday-Sunday from September 28-October 28
Lincoln Park embraces fall in Chicago with there fourth Annual Fall Fest! This free, family-friendly celebration lets guests experience harvest fun in the heart of the city. From picking the perfect pumpkin to climbing up a hay mountain, there’s something for everyone. This year’s festival features special attractions throughout the zoo including a Ferris wheel, corn maze, corn pool, fun slide, inflatable obstacle course and more.
September 30- October 28
The Fall Color Festival at the Morton Arboretum is a Naperville must attend! Enjoy the breathtaking views that autumn has to offer at one of the arboretums fall events. Sample ciders and seasonal beers or take a walk through the glass pumpkin patch. Only a few minutes away from our Naperville communities, the Fall Color Festival is one of the best ways to enjoy fall near Chicago.