Carbondale celebrates coming of fall at annual festival Saturday

Carbondale is gearing up for its annual fall festival, returning this year to the second Saturday in September. The 2018 Carbondale Fall Festival is this Saturday, Sept 8.

All activities will be in the new side of City Park., with vendors, a car show on Kansas Avenue, special parade for youth, variety of bounce houses, slides, and obstacle courses appropriate for toddlers to adults. Farmers market vendors will have a bonus sale opportunity at the festival, along with assorted foods and crafts. The Osage County Sheriff’s Office will have an information table and gifts for children and adults. The Carbondale Lions Club will fire up its funnel cake stand at 5 p.m., with all proceeds going to Santa Fe Trail High School Scholarship Fund.

Find your best viewing location for the 6:15 p.m. parade right in the park; as this year the parade will stage at Jones Park Fike Field, travel east on Lawrence, south on Kansas right by the park, and return to Fike Field going west on Main Street to Wilson Street. Following the parade, everyone can enjoy live music by the talented Delta Haze Band.

For more information, contact Lion Mary Vawter Burgett at 785-836-7887 or [email protected]. Come to Carbondale’s City Park Saturday, Sept. 8, and have a small town good time.

Carbondale Fall Festival Sept. 8, 2018 Schedule
Carbondale City Park

  • 3-6 p.m. Car show on Kansas Ave.; 785-217-4297 for information.
  • 3 p.m.-Vendors and business displays set up.
  • 3:30 p.m.-Children’s parade staging at 3:15, in (south) City Park. Pre-registration 785-836-7887 reserves participants a small gift. Walk ups are welcome.
  • 4-8 p.m.- Bouncers, obstacle, slide, ball kick/throw challenge; ticket or unlimited wristband; assorted inflatable options for toddler to adult $1 per time; $10 wristband.
  • 4-6:30 p.m.-Farmers market.
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m.-Carbondale Police Department display; family, youth, adult information, safety items, drawings.
    5 p.m.- Lions funnel cakes, benefit SFT scholarship fund, for sale all evening.
  • 6:15 p.m.-Parade; staging begins at 5:30. Check-in and lineup in Jones Ball Park parking lot. Parade begins and ends at Jones Ball Park: Route is from ball park, south to Lawrence, east to Kansas, south to Main, west to Wilson, north to ball park.
  • 7 -11 p.m.-Live music and dance in the park with the Delta Haze Band.

Contact Mary Vawter Burgett for information at 785-836-7887 or [email protected].

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