City Park Fall Fest

Save the Date for City Park Fall Fest & Fireworks 2023!

Saturday, September 16, 2023


The City of Hagerstown’s annual City Park Fall Fest is scheduled (rain or shine) for September 16, 2023 from 11am-7pm.  Fall Fest is a free family-friendly event in the beautiful Hagerstown City Park. Many activities in the park museums and historic sites will be held 11am-4pm and will be followed by a Fireworks show on City Park Lake. Entertainment will continue around the lake from 4pm-7:30pm.

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

Saturday September 17, 2022

Celebrate the fusion of arts, entertainment, and history on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the annual City Park Fall Fest event in Hagerstown. 

Enjoy free, fun family activities including pony rides, museum tours, art activities and recreation opportunities. Hay wagon rides will be available in the park from 11am - 4pm connecting the City Park Train Hub, Mansion House & Gallery, Hager House, and Museum of Fine Arts.

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!

NEW this year-- Fireworks on City Park Lake!

Museum Drive will be blocked off from public transportation, along with part of the lakeside area, until 4pm to allow safe setup and installation of the firework pyrotechnics. Stay after 4pm for food, fun and entertainment by the lake until the fireworks show at 7:30pm!

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

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

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  • Download the Agents of Discovery App and complete the mission to win a prize!
  • Children's activities and games
  • Make and take art
  • Weaving demonstration in the museum's atriumIMG_1886
  • Create a City Park or Museum Post Card, winner will be printed and used in the museum gift store!
  • Design a chalk masterpiece 
  • Cannon Coffee in the rose garden

Presented By:

MD Physicians Care
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Monarch Butterfly Parade 

Saturday, September 17, 11:00 a.m. 

Register Online (Activity #7768) FREE

Children of all ages are invited to come dressed up in a butterfly costume or as any pollinator (bees, birds, and bugs) to parade down the Cultural Trail to the Hager House in City Park for an educational and interactive presentation by The Monarch Alliance, in partnership with the Discovery Station. 

Line up 10:30 am  Meeting Place: Mural of Unusual Size

Monarch parade

2022 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
Saunders Tax & Accounting Consultations
New York Life Financial Services Consultations
MG Novelty Light Ups, Novelties & Toys

2022 Craft Vendors

Name Items for Sale
Carr's Place Mats & Coasters Placemats, coasters, paintings, etc.
Frederick Scottish Country Dancers Handmade Greeting Cards
Memory Crafts Sandart, pillows, gifts, etc.
Jade Dargon Paintings, trinkets, rugs, table decor
C&M Crafts Decorative gift boxes, kitchen accessories
Little Bear Apiary Honey & Hive related products
Native Spirit Handmade jewelry
DeVine Spirit Parlour Frames, jewelry, candles, tarot readings
Nature's Twisted Treasures by G Handmade Crystal/Stone Jewelry
Butterfly Slime Handmade sensory slime
Creations by J Toys & Handmade fabric household items

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

2022 Food Vendors

Name Items Sold
Antietam Dairy Ice Cream
Hope's Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Tea & Lemonade
Kona Ice of Martinsburg Shaved Ice (4-7:30pm)
That Funnel Cake Guy Funnel Cakes, etc.
Seasonz Grill Caribbean Food & Loaded Rice/Mac & Cheese Bowls
Tuckers Pucker Lemonade
Stoner Dogs Hot Dogs, Nachos, etc.
That Cupcake Gypsy Cupcakes, milkshakes, etc. (2-7pm)
Nena's Curbside Cafe in City Park Park Concessionaire


2022 Business Partners & Sponsors

US Cellular
Fulton Bank
Maryland Physicians Care

2022 City Park Fall Fest Community Partners:

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