The Annual Fall Fest is almost here, so mark your calendars and get ready for some good old fashioned fall fun! This will mark the 40th Westminster Fall Fest and it will take place from September 27th through the 30th of this year.

What Can You Do at FallFest?

There is a ton to do at FallFest for people of all ages. However, there are some special events going on over the course of the festival, so make sure to plan accordingly.

Cornhole Tournament 

On September 27th, there will be a cornhole tournament at 6pm. Come early for a little practice at 5pm. To register, there is a fee of $40 per team in advance and $50 per team on the day of the tournament.

Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the tournament. You can learn more about the tournament here. 

Fun Run/Walk 

The FallFest Mile will take place on September 27th. To register for the race, click here. If you register by September 24th, the registration fee will be $10. After the 24th, it will be $15. Your registration fee includes a t-shirt and some snacks after the race.

Strollers and leashes pets are welcome to race with you, so keep that in mind. There will be prizes for the top male and top female in both youth and adult categories.

Vendors and More! 

Along with various events, you can also enjoy the wares of various vendors throughout the area. For a complete list of vendors, you can check out the Westminster FallFest website.

The Big Parade 

There will be an amazing parade where the community can come together to celebrate local artisans and businesses. Here’s a picture of the Carroll County Public Library from when they participated back in 2016.

Ride the Rides and See the Shows! 

Classic carnival rides will be available for you to enjoy throughout the FallFest at various times. To ride the rides, you’ll need an armband. The prices for the armbands will vary based on the day and time of day they are valid for.

  • Thursday, September 27: 6pm-10pm $18 Armbands
  • Friday, September 28th: 2pm-6pm $15 Armbands, 6pm-10pm: $20 Armbands
  • Saturday, September 29th: 11am-6pm $20 Armbands, 6pm-10pm :$20 Armbands, All-Day (11am- 10pm): $30 Armbands
  • Sunday, September 30th: 12pm-6pm: $20 Armbands

As far as entertainment goes, you will be able to see some awesome bands throughout the festival. Under the Covers, The New Romance, Refugee The Ultimate Tom Petty Tribute Band, Eclipse The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band, and The Back Pages Band will all be in attendance. To check out their performance schedule, click here.