Wesley Chapel Fall Festival

The 14th annual Wesley Chapel Fall Festival brings three days of family fun to The Grove at Wesley Chapel, FL, with a weekend-long carnival Oct. 26-28 and two days of festival entertainment and activities on Saturday and Sunday.

The carnival features Dreamland Amusements midway rides for all ages, from enchanting kiddie rides to exhilarating thrill rides, a variety of carnival games and favorite fair food. Friday night festivities will include a Glow Party with DJ entertainment.

The festival features live music and entertainment, a local business expo, vendors, fall foods and beverages, a pumpkin patch, arts & crafts area with pumpkin painting, and more.

Festival highlights on Saturday include country singer Kris Pierce (11 am), a Pet Costume Contest (11 am), blues guitarist George Pennington III (1:30 pm), R&B band Home Cookin’ (4 pm) and a Halloween celebration with a Trunk or Treat event (4-6 pm).

Sunday highlights are local kids sensation Road Blocks (11 am), the Mr. & Miss Pumpkin Pageant (11 am), country artist Jessica Rose Powell (1:30 pm), Milano Twirling Academy (2 pm), Mary Jo’s Performing Arts (2:30 pm) and Beyond Chaotic (4 pm).

Festival and carnival parking and admission are free. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $30. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)

Visit the website for special BOGO Deals: Buy one ride wristband, get one free (valid on Friday only), or buy one 50-ticket ride sheet and get a second one free (valid every day). Online advance sales end at 4 pm on Fri., Oct. 26.

Carnival hours are 5 to 10 pm Friday, 11 am to 10 pm Saturday, and 11 am to 9 pm Sunday at 6105 Wesley Grove Blvd. Festival hours are 11 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call Dreamland Amusements at 866-666-3247 or visit http://dreamlandamusements.com/upcoming-events-amusement-carnival/#wesley.

The festival is presented by the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce.