Fall is in the air! Today marks the first day of the season, and we are more than ready for fall festivals, brightly colored leaves, and the sweet aroma of all things apple, pumpkin, and cinnamon! So join us as we say:
"Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!"
Walker County is a wonderful place to enjoy the fall season. We encourage you to visit these local attractions to get your seasonal dose of homespun fun and fall spirit.
Rock Spring UMC Show & Sell
Come by the Rock Spring United Methodist Church 46th annual Show & Sell, and browse through the gathering of local art and craft booths! While you're there, try a selection of homemade soups and chili topped off with your choice of fried pies, ice cream, or funnel cakes. There will be a handmade quilt raffle, free hayrides, and live music!
Blowing Springs Farms
September 30th - October 30th | Friday - Sunday
Blowing Springs Farm returns this fall with new activities including pedal carts, duck races, pumpkin market, corn hole, revamped playground with tunnel slides, baby animals to meet, a new corn maze design and more! Some of the returning activities include the cow train, hay ride, corn crib station, corn slingshots and pumpkin painting (additional cost). Try some fried Oreos or boiled peanuts too!
Goodlet Farm Festival
October 1st - October 2nd
Visit the Goodlet Farm Festival for two days of fun on October 1st and the 2nd! There will be music, food, arts, crafts, and much more! All proceeds will go toward the Mary Ellen Locher Foundation to help find a cure for breast cancer!
October 2nd the Scare Away Breast Cancer 5k Fun Run starts at 1:30pm. The afternoon concert will begin at 3:30pm. We encourage you to arrive early to get preferred seating.
Harvest Festival and Sportsman's Expo
Attend the 2016 Harvest Festival and Sportsman's Expo for an afternoon of games, crafts, and family fun for all ages. Food will be available on-site and everything is provided free of charge. As a part of the day’s events, we will be hosting our annual Sportsman's Expo which will include multiple hunting and outdoor equipment vendor booths, a gun raffle, and a special steak dinner.
Chickamauga Pumpkin Fest
The Chickamauga Merchants Association will be hosting the 3rd Annual Chickamauga Pumpkin Fest benefiting the "Al Millard Stocking Full of Love Fund". There will be craft vendors, kids games, live music, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Recipe Contest, pumpkin painting and so much more.
Rocktoberfest at Rock City
Saturdays and Sundays in October
Experience a piece of Rock City's German heritage during the 11th annual Rocktoberfest. Rock City Square will be transformed for a celebration of harvests and fall foliage. Stroll through the garden while German music fills the air, and get a taste of Germany by indulging in the food and specialty beer on tap.