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Posted on: September 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Harvest Festival Returns Sept. 17

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The Harvest Festival is back! Join us for this fun, fall annual family tradition on Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chickahominy Riverfront Park! The festival features free activities for the kids including face painting, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, inflatables, a tractor-pulled hayride and “touch a tractor” presented by James River Equipment! New this year, bring your lawn chairs and listen to great music from the local bluegrass band, Code Blue, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Scarecrow Stuffing is back too by popular demand, so come make the biggest, the best, and maybe the only scarecrow in your neighborhood.  First-come first-served while supplies last. Local merchandise ($), food ($) and community vendors will also be onsite. 

There’s no admission fee; however, parking is $5/car (check or cash only) and Scarecrow Stuffing is $20/scarecrow (includes all supplies; cash and check accepted at fairgrounds, credit cards accepted at the Chickahominy Riverfront Park Store). All ages welcome.  Chickahominy Riverfront Park is located at 1350 John Tyler Highway. 

The event is weather permitting; please call the Activities Hotline at 757-259-3232 for any schedule changes before heading out. For more details on the Harvest Festival, call 757-259-5353. For more information on James City County Parks & Recreation programs and events, visit us online.  

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist; 757-259-5415

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