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Falling for Fun: Exploring the Best Fall Festivals in East Texas (2023)

Looking for some fun Fall Festivals in East Texas? Look no further. I got you covered when it comes to hay rides, pumpkin crafts, face painting and so much more.

I will be adding more as they are scheduled and updated as needed.

Make sure to visit a Fall Festival in your area, they are lot’s of fun for the kids as well as adults.

What is the meaning of Fall Fest?

A fall festival is a celebration of the changing of the seasons. It can include games, food, and other activities. 

Fall festivals can be held by churches or other organizations. They can include events such as hayrides, face painting, and artisan markets.

Fall Festivals in East Texas

Things you might find at a Fall Festival

  • Scarecrows
  • Pumpkin Crafts
  • Apple Cider
  • Fall-Themed Games
  • Food
  • Craft Booths
  • Sack Races
  • Cakewalk
  • Pie-baking Contest
  • Hayride
  • Apple Grab
  • Straw Bale Maze
  • Face Painting

1. Fall Festival at YesterLand Farm

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They are back for more farm fun! It’s time to celebrate your favorite Fall Festival at YesterLand Farm!

Visit us in Canton, Texas to check everything off your Fall bucket-list this year.

Celebrate Fall With:

  • Pumpkin Patch (Oct.)
  • You-Pick Sunflowers (Sept.)
  • You-Pick Zinnias (Sept.)
  • Fall Photo-Ops
  • Corn Maze
  • Amazement Rides
  • Spooktacular Nights (Fri/Sat Oct.)
  • *The sunflowers, zinnias, & pumpkins are weather dependent. Please note that availability may change!
  • **Their pumpkin patch is available throughout the month of October while supplies last!✨ 

(September 23 – November 5)
SEPTEMBER: Saturdays & Sundays: 10am-7pm
OCTOBER: Fridays & Saturdays: 10am-10pm
Friday & Saturday nights in October
Activities begin at dark and end at 10pm
Sundays: 10am-7pm
NOVEMBER: Saturday & Sunday: 10am-6pm

2. Mineola Fall Festival 2023

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Come join us for our annual Fall Festival in Mineola.

Admission is free and there will be lots of family friendly activities including:

  • hayrides
  • food trucks
  • live music!
  • and more!

3. County Line Fall Fest

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County Line Fall Fest – More info coming soon!

4. Alto Fall Festival 2023

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Bring your family out for an evening of fun hosted by Calvary Tabernacle for the 2023 Fall Festival!

They will have:

  • FREE food,
  • Bounce houses for the kids
  • Vendors for shopping
  • Trunk or Treat
  • and for the FIRST TIME a Chili Cookoff!!!

5. Bluebird Farmstand Fall Festival

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Come join Bluebird Farmstand for their old fashioned fair games themes fall festival!

They will have tons of fun with games and contests like:

  • Pie eating contest
  • Pie cook off contest
  • Chili cook off
  • Dog costume contest
  • Handmade costume contest
  • Pumpkin carving contest- one for adults and one for kids
  • Apple bobbing contest for kids over 12
  • We will have old fashioned fair games like sack races, dunking booth, pumpin chunkin for kids, ring toss, ball tosses
  • Caramel apple with topping booth
  • Apple cider booth
  • Popcorn booth
  • Hay maze with photo shoot opportunities
  • Mini photo shoot set ups all month long
  • Bounce house
  • Needle in a haystack
  • Face painting
  • Local vendors and live music

6. Fall Fest 2023 – Whitehouse, TX

fall festivals in east texas

The Fall Fest 2023 will be at Gateway Baptist Church in Whitehouse, Saturday Oct. 28th from 4-7pm.

There will be:

  • bounce house
  • cake walk
  • food trucks
  • games
  • and so much more!
fall festivals in east texas