Fall Things To Do As We Countdown To Halloween Day 212

Festivals and Farms For Fall Fun Things To Do

What is Boston’s biggest block party?  Try the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival for great music and food.  Festival takes place September 27th, 2014 on Columbus Avenue in Boston’s South End.

The theme for 2014 is The Global Ambassador.  Sponsored by the Berklee College of Music the shows director is Terri Lyne Carrington an award winning musician, composer, and producer.  The Festivals stretches for 6 blocks and swells to 70,000 visitors.

Largest Oktoberfest Around The World
Oktoberfest is now celebrated in many countries around the world.  The largest festival is in Munich, Germany but Canada generally is regarded as having the second largest at Kitchener-Waterloo.  Third is probably Blumenau, Brazil.  Fouth and fifth are the Cinncinati and Denver Oktoberfests.  While Munich has the largest festival, the Rio Carnival in February comes in second for overall size of world festival events.

Festival Gone Wrong:  Darwin Infinity Music Festival
Sorry folks but if you bought tickets to the upcoming Darwin Infinity Music Festival you are probably out of luck.  Appears that Dene Mussilon, the shows organizer, is now believed to be a con artist.  Take a look at the Megan Palin article Darwin Infinity Music Festival collapses after fraudster exposed.

James Dean Festival
Nearly 69 years after the untimely death of movie icon James Dean the Fairmount Historical Museum continues with their annual James Dean Festival.  Long remembered by his fans now with over 1.5 million likes to his official facebook page.  He is well know for starring in Rebel Without A Cause and East of Eden.  The festival takes place during September 26-28, 2014 at Playacres Park in Fairmount, Indiana.  Find the link on our Fall Indiana Festivals page.

Temple Hall Farm and Fall Festival
Another working farm around Leesburg, Virginia with a large 24 acre corn maze, and lots of fall festival events.  Activities include a cow train, jumping pillow, pumpkin blaster, corn cannon, pumpkin patch, both day and night maizes and hayrides.  A new Halloween or fall event every weekend in September and October.  See link to Temple Hall Farm on our Virginia Corn Mazes page.

Cherry Crest Adventures Farm
Farm activities begin May 24th for this Ronks, PA location.  Farm has a spectacular corn maze that is open evenings for flashlight fun.  Farm is open from 10 am until 10 pm on Friday and Saturday from September 19th until November 8th, 2014.  Maze was designed by American Maze Company whose pioneer Don Frantz created the U.S. corn maze industry.  Farm is big on scouting and school events including overnight fun.

We have lots more farm and festivals coming.  Keep following our Blog for more Fall Things To Do As We Countdown To Halloween Day 212.

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