Wellington Fall Festival Returns On Oct. 16

Wellington’s annual Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 3 to 10 p.m. at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road). Admission and activities are free, with the exception of purchases made from food trucks or vendors.

Enjoy one of many spooktacular attractions, including bounce houses, hayrides, laser tag, a petting zoo, a pie-eating contest, trick-or-treating in the vendor area, and more. Approximately 20 food trucks will be on-site with sweet and savory food and beverage items for purchase.

Attendees can also enjoy live performances on the sound stage or participate in costume contests for prizes, with first through third place awards for each of the following age groups: under 3; ages 4 to 6; ages 7 to 10; ages 11 to 14; and age 15 and older. Costume contests will be held at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Free shuttle service will be available from the Palm Tran bus stop located near Macy’s at the Mall at Wellington Green, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

The village thanks the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health Specialty Center, the Fall Festival’s featured sponsor, for its generous support of the event.

Some attraction start and end times may vary from the event time frame. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/fallfestival or call (561) 791-4005.