The Conway Springs Fall Fest is this week, with events running Thursday through Sunday.
On Thursday, Ride-A-Rama, featuring all-you-can-ride bracelets, marks the start of Fall Fest 2013. D&J Carnival’s first of three Ride-A-Ramas is Thursday evening from 7 to 10 p.m. The second is Friday from 7 to 10 p.m., and the final one is Sunday 12-3 p.m. All-you-can-ride bracelets are $15.
On Friday, stop by the Fall Fest taco feed before going to the Conway Springs High School football game or to the carnival’s Ride-A-Rama. The feed is at the concession stand from 3 to 6 p.m., or ‘til the tacos are gone. The taco feed is sponsored by Dilly’s Place.
Saturday begins early with the airplane rides, and the two-mile Fun Walk/Run. Run registration and start is at State Bank of Conway Springs, with the run starting at 8 a.m. The arts and crafts fair begins at 9 a.m. in the park, followed by the parade at 11 a.m. Then it’s non-stop on Saturday until the street dance ends at midnight.
Enjoy the car show, Kid Fest, live entertainment, hometown bands and Spanish performers. You can enjoy ice cream, carriage rides and more. There are things to do for everyone of all ages, so grab your friends and family and enjoy our community celebration.
You can enter the Salsa Contest or the Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament. And all you texters – the Texting Contest starts at 3 p.m. with divisions of middle school, high school and adult, sponsored by Brad Ewing. The Chamber barbecue begins serving at 6 p.m. Make sure you have a button so you can eat for free.
Sunday begins with worship in the park at 11 a.m. at the bandshell stage. The arts and crafts fair continues from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the carnival’s last Ride-A-Rama starts at noon. There will also be concessions, so come eat at the park.
Fall Fest buttons and schedules are available at the city building and local businesses. On Saturday, they will be available at the Chamber of Commerce booth next to the flagpole in the park and at the Fall Fest Booth at the south window of the concession stand. Remember, you need a button to eat at the Chamber of Commerce’s Community Appreciation Barbecue. See you there.
You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to the park, as seating is limited.