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Fall Fun and Festival Round-Up

August 14, 2019- 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!

Arrowhead Orchard Fall Family Weekends | August 30-October 20 (Fridays-Sundays) | Arrowhead Orchard

All ages will enjoy the 40+ acre apple and peach orchards, pumpkin patches, and Applehouse market. Seasonal “Fall Family Fun” activities in September/October inlcude Pick Your Own apples, pumpkin patches, hay rides through the apple orchard, 2-acre corn maze for children and adults, smaller grass maze for younger children, pedal cart track, Fort Delicious Slides, hay mountain, hamster run, plus so much more! The Festival is open Fridays 12PM-6Pm, Saturdays 9AM-6PM, and Sunday 12PM-6PM. Admission is $9 per person, $7 for those 55+, and FREE for 2 and under. 

What's New For You: We know that you enjoy the pumpkin pathc, so new this year is a Sunflower Walk through a 4-acre sunflower field! Kids of all ages (or kids at heart) will love the new pumpkin patch slide and the additional obstacle course actvities.

Yankee Peddler Festival | September 7-22 (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 (12-59), $9 for seniors (60+), $3 for children (6-11), and children under 5 are free.

What's New For You: Yankee Peddler is proud to continue to showcase artisans, musicians, and historic displays from the time period of 1776-1825. Stretching a little further into history, Yankee Peddler is excited to welcome Civic War period exhibitors, featuring an artillery group, complete with cannons! You also do not want to miss the truly authentic Native American exhibitors showcasing the history of their ancestors. In Yankee Peddler Today, many will be excited to hear about the live entertainment traveling from throughout the United States to perform for you. Entertainment includes: Highland Reign (Sept. 7 & 8), The Plate Scrapers (Sept. 14 & 15), and Steve Madewell (Sept. 21 & 22).

Nickajack Farms Fall Festival | September 14-October 31 | Nickajack Farms

Open 11am until 7PM everyday September 14 through October 26, 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 (62+), free for children 2 & under. You can purchase activities a la carte including pony rides and pumpkins.

What's New For You: You won't miss the NEW Red Barn, home to Gandma's Country Gifts and entrance to all of the Fall Festival activities. New activities for 2019 include the Nickajack 500, racing slides for children and adults, and Strides Slides a playground filled with slides and crawl spaces, perfect for all ages! Guests will also enjoy a new path for the hayride and pickem' pumpkin patch. 

Kingsway Pumpkin Farm Fall Fun | September 14-November 2 | 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 1PM-6PM. Admission is $6 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.  

Fall Fun at Maize Valley | September 21- November 2 | Maize Valley Winery & Brewery

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! Admission is $12 a person for weekends and $8 a person during the week. Hours are 10AM-8PM Monday through Friday, 10AM-10PM Saturday, and Noon-8PM Sunday. In September, the Fall Fun is only open 21, 22, 28, 29, and then open DAILY starting Monday, September 30 thru Saturday, November 2. Don’t forget about the amazing wine, brews, and food Maize Valley has to offer!

What's New For You: Watch as they shoot pumpkins out of the cannon and see Megasaurus for a special ticketed event September 14 & 15. Can you find your way out of the brand new corn maze, themed "Flamingo & Butterflies." On draft is the ever favorite Pumpkin Beer and Oktoberfest is already flowing from the tap! 

720 "Festa Gervasi" Festival and Market | September 29 | 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.

***Looking for more Fall & Halloween? Make sure to check out all of the Holiday Happenings throughout September & October.***

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. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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