Elizabethtown, KY

Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation to Host Inaugural Fall Fest in October

Anthony Clemons

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(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY) ⁠— As the weather cools off, the Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation team announced that it is preparing to host an inaugural Fall Fest on October 23rd, from 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. at the Pritchard Community Center.

The festival is a free community event and is open to everyone. Candy, games, inflatables, crafts, food vendors, and a family-friendly mini haunted experience will be included. Costumes are encouraged as well as masking for COVID mitigation.

Prizes will be donated by local businesses for certain events.

A pumpkin decorating/carving contest is also planned. Instructions for contest pre-registration will be posted on the Elizabethtown Parks & Recreation website.

Parking is expected to be limited on the day of the event.

In a recent Facebook post, the Parks & Recreation team announced that registration is still open for the following types of vendors:

  • Food Vendors: $100 for the day - Food vendors will be set up outside in the community center parking lot. Electricity and water will be unavailable at the venue.
  • Craft/Art Vendors: $25 for the day - Registrants will have a 6x6 spot with a table and two chairs. To qualify as a craft/art vendor, registrants must sell handmade crafts/art and have at least one related to Fall or Halloween. If more than one table is needed, the registrant will have to pay for an additional craft/art vendor spot.
  • Local Businesses/Organizations: Free for the day. Registrants must have a Fall/Halloween-themed game for children that can be played indoors on a gym floor. Games involving liquid are prohibited. One 6x6 space, a table, and two chairs will be provided.

Interested vendors can call the Parks and Recreation office at 270-765-5551 or email Anna Johnson, program coordinator for the Parks and Recreation Department, at anna.johnson@elizabethtownky.gov, or Travis Wells, assistant program coordinator, at travis.wells@elizabethtownky.gov.

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Anthony Clemons is a digital reporter for NewsBreak. He is a veteran and graduate of Columbia University and Goucher College where he took an MFA in Nonfiction Writing. He grew up in Pikeville, Kentucky. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @anthonycclemons.

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