Celebrate the arrival of cooler temperatures with friends and neighbors at the first annual Village Fall Fest on Saturday, October 28, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Grove Park, 1105 DeSoto Blvd. (Rain location is Ponce de Leon Center, 1101 DeSoto Blvd.) This free, family-friendly event offers a variety of fun activities, entertainment, food and craft vendors, and demonstrating artisans.
Activities will include a splash attack, strongman challenge, inflatable basketball, dart board, cupcake walk, face painting, photo booth, train rides, bubble station, pumpkin patch, rock wall, mechanical bull, enchanted trail ride, and fortune telling.
Entertainment will feature Mike Bearden from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Justin the Juggler at 1 p.m., Roy Rivers from 2-4 p.m., and flash songs by Crystal Chimes, Treble in the Village and Fun City Chorus throughout the day. Plus, Hot Springs Village Brushstrokes and the Village Art Club will demonstrate their crafts, and 30 artisans will display and sell their wares.
Food and beverages may be purchased from Pop’s Kettle Korn, Ray’s Sweet Snow Shaved Ice, Garret Concessions, Garret Funnel Cakes, and the Basecamp Beer Garden.
This event is sponsored by Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church, Terminix, Arvest Bank, and the Hot Springs Village Property Owners’ Association Recreation Department. Volunteers from the following organizations will support many of the activities listed above: Boomers Rock, Christ Lutheran Church, Community of Joy Lutheran, HSV Concerts Association, HSV Fire Department, HSV First Assembly of God, Girls Night Out, Mountainside United Methodist Church, RE/Max of Hot Springs Village, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Village Players, Village United Methodist Church, and the Hot Springs Village Property Owners’ Association.
This event is free for HSV property owners and sponsored guests; food, beverage, and artisan crafts will be available for purchase. Parking will be available at the Ponce de Leon Center. For more information or specific times, contact the Recreation Department at 501-922-0322.