City Park Fall Fest

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Saturday September 16, 2023

Celebrate the fusion of arts, entertainment, and history on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the annual City Park Fall Fest event in Hagerstown.  The City of Hagerstown’s annual City Park Fall Fest is scheduled (rain or shine) from 11am-7:30pm.  Fall Fest is a free family-friendly event in the beautiful Hagerstown City Park.

Enjoy free, fun family activities including pony rides, museum tours, art activities and recreation opportunities in the park from11am-4pm. Stay after 4pm for food, fun and entertainment by the lake until the fireworks show at 7:30pm! 

Partnered with the South End Block Party, we encourage everyone to come out and see what is going on! Visit all the activities spread across 6 sites in the park. See activities listed below to learn more!

We invite local craft vendors to participate to show off their artistic and creative works for everyone.

The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a variety of artists and craftspeople who are interested in having a vendor booth near Museum Drive in City Park (located between Key Street and the Museum of Fine Arts.)  All arts and crafts in these booths must be created by the booth holder and be family-friendly.

Follow the event on Facebook for more details and updates!

Event activities are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information please like us on Facebook at ‘Hagerstown Parks and Recreation’. 



Parking for City Park Fall Fest is available in the lots labeled below with a "P". Please DO NOT park on the grass at City Park. Please use our designated parking lots for the event.

The City Park Softball Field located at the back of City Park will offer ample parking all day long and into the evening for fireworks! Enter the park on City Park Drive and drive to the back of the park, toward the Train Hub Museum, and follow signs to parking in the Softball Field. Members of our Auxiliary Police will direct you.

The parking lots at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Museum and the Jonathan Hager House will NOT have general event parking available, these parking lots are reserved for Vendors and Handicap parking only. Museum drive will be closed during the event - only authorized vendors can enter and those seeking handicap parking.


A school bus will be provided between the hours of 11am - 4pm to transport event goers around City Park. Shuttle bus stops are designated on the map below with yellow stars and the locations are: Museum of Fine Arts, Jonathan Hager House, top of the hill from the softball field parking, and the Mansion House Art Gallery. The bus will travel between these sites picking-up and dropping off throughout the day.

  1. Museum of Fine Arts
  2. Mansion House
  3. Train Hub
  4. Hager House
  5. Block Party
  6. Museum Drive

Activities 11am - 3pm

  • Free Art Exhibitions: 
    • Landscapes and Legends of Norway
    • The Treasures of the State: Maryland's Art Collection
    • The Fashion of Claire McCardell
  • Living History and demonstrations inspired by Treasures of the State
  • Children's crafts and games, Viking and Fashion themed
  • Selfie Station! Tag us @WCMFA and #BeAVikingWCMFAIMG_1886
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2023 Community Organizations, Businesses & Events

Name Activities
Bester Community of Hope Block Party
Head Start of Washington Co. Kid's Activities
Spring Ridge Chiropractic Free Screenings
Meritus Community Health Information and Education
US Army Recruiting Career Opportunities
Maryland GOP Information 
Stay Home Senior Services Information
Girl Scouts Recruitment Table and Kid's activity
Authentic Community Theater Information & Entertainment
Point Broadband Information
Shenandoah Area Council, BSA Lego Derby Track
MG Novelty Before Fireworks- Lightup toys & bubble wands

2023 Craft Vendors

Name Items for Sale
Frederick Scottish Country Dancers Handmade Greeting Cards
Memory Crafts Sandart, pillows, gifts, etc.
C&M Crafts Decorative gift boxes, kitchen accessories
Little Bear Apiary Honey & Hive related products
Jade Dargon Paintings and Homemade Crafts
JessE's Unique Jewelry Jewelry & Accessories
Crafty Cottage Handmade Crafts
Sadia's Henna Tattoos Henna art & decor
Multi-Talented Ginger Creations Candles & Handmade crafts
Abi-don Fine Art Jewelry, art, & crafts
The Toy Box Toys and Games
Something Special Crochet, jewelry, and crafts
Ankrum's Woodcrafts Woodcrafts
GiGi and Frank Painting & prints
Accidentally Awesome Writing Accessories

We invite local craft vendors to participate to show off their artistic and creative works for everyone. Local handmade items available for purchase. 

2023 Food Vendors

Name Items Sold
Hope's Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Tea & Lemonade
Tuckers Pucker Lemonade
Stoner Dogs Hot Dogs, Nachos, etc.
Nena's Curbside Cafe in City Park Park Concessionaire
Local Squeeze Lemonade,  Hot Dogs & Popcorn (11am-4pm @ Train Hub)
Ti Boutik Caribbean Cuisine
Urban Delightz Homemade Cuisine
Blackout Nuts & Pretzels Seasoned Pretzels

2023 Business Sponsors

Presented by:

MD Physicians Care
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2023 City Park Fall Fest Community Partners:

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