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Fall Fun and Festival Round-Up

August 14, 2018- It’s almost everyone’s favorite season—FALL! The time when everyone falls into love with pumpkin spice, oversized sweaters, bonfires, football games, corn mazes, and apple cider. Check out all of the fall festivals and events that are happening in Stark County this September!

Yankee Peddler Festival | September 8-23 (Saturday & Sundays) | Clay’s Park & Resort

Step back in time 200 years and visit Pioneer America. Master artists and crafters assemble rustic shops along streams and amid lovely wooded dales. Make sure to bring your appetite to sample food from colonial days, cooked over open fires. With over 75-acres to explore, visit with the militia and mountain men, or learn the craft of the trade with hands-on instruction. With all day entertainment—including demonstrations, puppet shows, magicians, bagpipers, petting zoo, and more! Explore Yankee Peddler Today, a display of craftsmanship that shapes the nation in present day! The festival is open from 10:30AM until 6PM and admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $3 for children 6-11, and children under 5 are free.

Kingsway Pumpkin Farm Fall Fun | September 15-October 31 | Kingsway Pumpkin Farm

Kingsway Farm prides itself in offering a family oriented, cheerful atmosphere, free from the dark side of Halloween. Creative, artistic photo ops are displayed throughout the farm. Children can crawl through a long indoor straw tunnel, play in a large box of corn, pick their own pumpkin on the wagon ride, visit the petting farm to feed the animals, and experience the challenging corn maze. They have all of your fall decorating needs with all sizes of pumpkins and corn stalks! The farm is open Monday-Saturday 10AM-7:30PM, and Sunday 2PM-6PM. Admission is $5 per person for many activities and an additional $4 for the corn maze and pedal carts. Remember to bring your cash; Kingsway does not accept credit cards.  

Nickajack Farms Fall Festival | September 15-October 31 | Nickajack Farms

Open 11am until 7PM everyday September 15 through October 27, and 11AM until 5PM through October 31. Nickajack offers Fall Fun for all ages! Have little ones? Nickajack is a functioning farm, that offers hands on farm fun along with fall themed activities including Pumpkin Bowling, Corn Cannons, Hay Chutes, Rascal Rollers, Pedal Carts, Gourd Golf and so much more! Enjoy a hayride, the corn maze, or pick your own pumpkin. Nickajack has all of your fall decorating needs in one stop!  Family fun is $10 a person, $8 for senior citizens, free for children 2 & under. You can purchase activities a la carte including pony rides and pumpkins.

Fall Fun at Maize Valley | September 15-October 28 | Maize Valley Winery

You do not want to miss this family fun at this beautiful winery in Hartville! Featuring an 8-acre corn maze, wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, straw bale mountain, tire pile, and various animal races including pigs, ducks, and goats! Watch as they shoot pumpkins out of the cannon and see Megasaurus October 6, 7, & 20.  Admission is $10 a person for weekends, $15 a person when Megasaurus is there, and $8 a person during the week. Hours are 10AM-8PM Monday through Thursday, 10AM-10PM Friday & Saturday, and Noon-8PM. In September, the Fall Fun is only open 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, and October 1. Don’t forget about the amazing wine, brews, and food Maize Valley has to offer!

Five F's of Fall -- Family. Friends. Food. Fun. Football | September 15 | Downtown Massillon 

Join us for our annual Fall Festival in Massillon! We will have lots of food and fun! More details to come!!

4th Annual Rotary Oktoberfest | September 20 | Downtown Canton

The Oktoberfest will include sampling from local breweries and wineries, food from local restaurants, as well as entertainment including German-style “Oktoberfest” bands. The event is held in Downtown Canton on Market Ave between 2nd and 3rd Street, right in front of Canton Brewing Company from 4PM until 9PM. Tickets are $25 per person and include 20 tastings! Purchase your tickets today. 

Carnation City Food Truck Rally & Mount Union ArtFest | September 22 | University of Mount Union

Enjoy the Carnation City Food Truck Rally featuring more than a dozen different food trucks to choose from 11AM until 4PM! Enjoy live entertainment, the Mount Union Art Fest, children’s activities, and fun for everyone. The event will be held of the beautiful campus of The University of Mount Union, parked on Simpson between Union Ave. and Miller.

720 Market at "Festa Gervasi" | September 30 | Gervasi Vineyard

720 is an open-air, local market showcasing makers and bakers, brewers and growers … and beyond for a fresh-air, fresh new way to shop, eat and discover local talent. There’s so much food, art and music to love at the 720 Market! Let's get together! Gervasi will be awash in fall colors and Italian flavors at this annual event! Celebrate the fall with award-winning wines and Italian flavors at Festa Gervasi Grape Harvest Festival and Market. Dine and enjoy live music in three on site restaurants as well as local fare.

Massillon Octoberfest | October 13 | City of Massillon

Visinata will be performing! The Massillon Recreation Center will host Trunk or Treat in their parking lot! The event will close with the first performance of the Massillon Zombie Walk at 6:00 PM. More details to come!!

GV Fall Crawl | October 28 | Gervasi Vineyard

Join us for our fall wine and beer crawl! Stroll the Gervasi estate and make four stops where you'll select a beer or wine taste paired with a fall favorite bite. Tickets are just $29, and are pre-sold, so make sure to make your reservations today!

***Looking for more Fall Family Fun? Make sure to check out Ramsayer Farms Fall Fun in neighboring Wayne County!***

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays.

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