9 Best Fall Festivities in the Barrington Area
BRING ON ALL THINGS FALL. It is officially time for the leaves to drop and the fall fun to start! Here are the 9 best fall festivities happening in the Barrington Area:
1. Goebbert's Farm - Located in South Barrington, Goebbert's Farm has a fall fest running Sep 9 - Oct 31. From corn mazes to pumpkin picking to a petting zoo, Goebbert's covers a lot of the fall activities in one fun-filled stop! Here's the link for more info: https://goebbertspumpkinfarm.com/calendar-of-events/
2. Terror Roulette - Located at the Arboretum of South Barrington, Terror Roulette with be open Sep 29 - Oct 31. This haunted house experience will terrify you unlike any average conga line haunted house. This involves a wicked game that, depending on cards dealt, will seal your fate in the haunted house. Pro tip: Go in a group of eight so you can get cheaper tickets and to gaurantee you'll be with your group. Here's the link to tickets: https://iwgproductions.ticketspice.com/terror-roulette
3. Pepper Park Fest - This event is on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm on North Pepper Road, Lake Barrington. There will be live music, kids activities, food & drink for purchase, local shopping at boutiques, vintage, and resale shops and vendor booths. Here's the link for more info: https://business.barringtonchamber.com/events/details/pepper-park-fest-29280
4. ESO String Quartet's Sound of Fall - This concert takes place on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. at the Barrington Area Library. Register here: https://balibrary.librarycalendar.com/event/sounds-fall-eso-string-quartet
5. Harvest Fest - Located at the Barrington Area Library, this festival will be on Saturday, Sept. 30th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Festivities include light refreshments, paint a pumpkin and other seasonal activities like mini golf, and therapy horses from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm.
6. Fall Wine Walk - Occurring in Downtown Barrington on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, the Fall Wine Walk will be a great way to spend time with friends while drinking delicious wine and enjoying the Village of Barrington's unique offerings. Here's the link for more info: https://business.barringtonchamber.com/events/details/barrington-fall-wine-walk-10-14-2023-29245
7. Spooky Stories & A Hayride - Bring your kids to "a night of Halloween stories, a hayride through Citizens Park and s’mores!" on Friday, Oct. 6 + 20 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Here's the link for more info: https://mykidlist.com/event/spooky-stories-and-a-hayride/2023-10-06/ OR https://mykidlist.com/event/spooky-stories-and-a-hayride/2023-10-20/
8. Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt - Bring your kids to Barrington's Crabtree Nature Center on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm for a pumpkin scavenger hunt on their "Giants Hollow Trail". Here's the link for more info: https://fpdcc.com/event/pumpkin-scavenger-hunt/
9. Halloween Spooktacular Trunk or Treat - Bring your kids to Citizen's Park on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm for the Halloween Spooktacular AND Trunk-or-Treat event. There will be games, inflatables, hayrides and more! Here's the link to more info: https://mykidlist.com/event/halloween-spooktacular-barrington/
We hope you are able to enjoy some or all of our seasonal recommendations this fall!
- The TK Team