City Park Fall Fest

                                                                                     Updated: 9.17.21        

Celebrate the fusion of arts, entertainment, and history on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11:00 am - 3:00 p.m. 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. 

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!

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

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Fall Fest Activities 11:00 am - 3:00 pm:

Free Fun Activities for Everyone!

Jonathan Hager House: living history, tours, native dance (11am & 1pm), pony rides and petting zoo!

Museum Drive Area: Food & Craft Vendors & more! (See vendor list below)

City Park Train Hub: Tommy 202 rides, balloons, and circus performers!

Washington County Fine Arts Museum: kid's activities & games, art exhibits, book signing, and celebration of 90 years of the MFA with cupcakes and coffee!

Mansion House Art Center: art supplies for kids, painting on the porch, and open art gallery!

South End Block Party: games, music, free resources, and more! Visit the Block Party Facebook event for updates!

Please be aware that various sites and museums throughout the park may require masks in their indoor spaces. Remember to socially distance and be mindful of COVID policies at each site.

Click here for City Park Fall Fest Map and Activities Guide

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Fall Fest Activities Guide

Monarch Butterfly Parade 

Saturday, September 18, 11:00 a.m. 

Register Online (Activity #7395) 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

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2021 Craft Vendors

Name Items for Sale
Frederick Scottish 
Country Dancers
Handmade Greeting Cards
Memory Crafts Handmade Pillows, Sand Art
Jade Dargon Paintings, Wreaths, Crafts
Lark & Barrel Macrame Crafts & Jewelry
DeVine Spirit Parlour Seashell Crafts, Jewelry, & Candles
Stuff N' Things Crystal Jewelry, Art & Paintings
Mme Lafimee Hair Accessories & Kids Aprons
Chumpy's Sketchbook Prints and Stickers of Original Ink Drawings

2021 Community Organizations & Events

Name Activities Location
*New* City Park Trails Ribbon Cutting, Noon Hager House
*pre-register online
Info Table;
Tree Walk, 1 pm
North Pavilion
Monarch Alliance

Monarch Tagging; Info Table 11 am - 1pm Hager House
Cumberland Valley  Sailboat Show
11 am - 3 pm

City Park Lake
Geocache in the Park
*pre-register online
Treasure Hunt;
 Intro, 2 pm
West Pavilion

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

Confirmed participants are listed above. (Updated weekly)

2021 Business Partners & Sponsors

Name Location
Macy's Museum Drive
Point Broadband Museum Drive

South End Community Block Party


2021 Food Vendors

Name Location
Antietam Dairy MFA
Nena's Cafe & Food Truck South Pavilion
Rollz on Wheelz MFA
The Cupcake Gypsy Train Hub
Hope's Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Museum Drive
Urban Delightz Museum Drive

Outdoor Movie at City Park Band Shell

Movie begins at dusk. Pre- movie entertainment begins at 6:00 pm. Refreshments by Nena's Cafe at City Park concession stand.

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2021 City Park Fall Fest Community Partners:

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