Marietta Parks & Recreation is sad to announce we will be canceling HarvestFest (Touch-A-Truck & Halloween Happenings), Saturday, October 19th, due to impending inclement weather. We want everyone to please stay safe & heed any warning put out by the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS). We will not reschedule HarvestFest.
Marietta's HarvestFest is an annual festival held each October. In addition to a wide variety of arts & crafts vendors, the festival includes Touch-A-Truck, Scarecrows In The Square, Costume Contest and Halloween Happenings kid’s festival.
HarvestFest Market: Handmade Arts, Crafts & Goods | Touch-A-Truck | Inflatables | DJ Entertainment Games | Candy | Scarecrows In The Square and More!!!
WhenSaturday, October 19th, 2019 9:00AM – 5:00PM
WhereGlover Park at Historic Marietta Square, 50 N Park Square NE Marietta, GA 30060
- HarvestFest Market: Handmade Arts, Crafts & Goods 9:00AM – 5:00PM
- Touch-A-Truck 10:00AM – 2:00PM
- Halloween Happenings Kid’s Festival 1:00PM – 5:00PM
- Costume Contest 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Scarecrows In The SquareThe annual Scarecrows In The Square competition will be on display throughout the park during the festival. Take part in bringing your school, club, business or non-profit's scarecrow to Glover Park at Historic Marietta Square! Awards will be given to Best In Show and 1st Place in each category: School/Club, Business and Non-Profit Organization. Scarecrow participants are welcome to participate during HarvestFest Halloween Happenings by hosting kids activities or offer treats at their scarecrow display. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Download the information and application HERE.
HarvestFest Market: Handmade Arts, Crafts & Goods
The HarvestFest Market draws exhibitors from the southern states, including many local vendors, showcasing and selling their handmade goods. Exhibitor information and application can be downloaded HERE.
Festival-goers of all ages will enjoy this portion of the event. Many City of Marietta vehicles will be on display for an up-close experience, such as firetrucks, police cars, tractors, tow trucks, and many more!
Halloween Happenings Kid’s Festival
Calling all kids to come dressed in their favorite costume with a trick-or-treat bag! Halloween Happenings is a kid’s festival for children ages 12 and younger. Carnival games, inflatable houses, candy and other special activities make this a safe and fun fall event.
*Contestants should arrive to the stage at 1:30PM to receive a contestant number.
Come dressed in your best handmade costume! Contest starts at 2:00PM at the Glover Park Stage with our littlest contestants. Categories for the contest are: 1st-3rd Place Age Group Winners <1 year old, 2 years old, 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old, 6 years old, 7-8 years old, 9-10 years old, & 11-12 years old. There will also be an Overall and 1st-3rd Group category (groups are minimum of 2 contestants and any age). The pet costume contest at 3:00PM will close out the show with an Overall Grand Prize and 1st -3rd place winners.