Fall Celebration and Fun!
Come to Benzie and play in the fall!
As you take in the fall color tours in our area, be sure to plan your visit around our awesome Fall Festival!
Fall Fest has awesome fun for the whole family activities taking place every weekend in October in Beulah and Frankfort plus it's a beautiful time of year!
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2014 Fallfest events includes;
Fun Events in Beulah & Benzonia for Everyone!
(Scroll down for printable brochure - Events Saturday unless otherwise stated)
- Fall Soup contest $ Fee
- Cherry Hut Restaurant Fall Fest Special: Apple Pie & Cinnamon Ice Cream
- Children's Art Activity -
- Pat Harrison "Lord of Gourd" Carvings
- Sidewalk chalk contest Judging Prizes
- Pt. Betsie Lighthouse Tours $Fee
- Hula Hoop Contest
- Pumpkin Decorating
- Bounce House
- Classic Vehicle & Motorcycle "Park & Shine" Show Noon-2pm
- Scenic Chair Lift Rides (Sat ONLY) Crystal Mountain
- Benzonia Public Library kids activities
- Myers Granary Food & Leelanau Cellars Wine Sampling 10am-5pm
- Benzie Area Historical Museum Free Admission 11am-5pm
- Climbing Wall
- Horse Drawn wagon rides
- Petting Zoo
- Face Painting
- and much more!
- SUNDAY Honor Lions Club Hillbilly Breakfast $ Free Will Donation 8am-Noon
- SUNDAY Betsie Valley Run 9am
- Events co-sponsored by The Crystal Lake Community Business Association
2014 Fallfest events below:
Fun Events in Frankfort for Everyone!
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Horse drawn wagon rides
Pie Eating Contest
Fall Baking Contest
Fall Craft and Farmer's Market
Annual Silent Auction
Giant Pumpkin Weight Contest
- Great Pumpkin Drop - on a car!
Giant Pumpkin & Squash Weigh off
Fallfest Parade featuring Scottville Clown band, more of the band after the parade also.
Ed Moody's famous Pumpkin Carvings
- Point Betsie Lighthouse Tours
Kids Halloween Maze
Win A Bike - Girl's and Boy's - Guess the weight of the giant pumpkin
Pumpkin Patch Activities & Games - $ Fee
Free Movie at the Garden Theater
- Pumpkin Chuckin Contest
- and much more!
2014 Fall Fest Brochure
Check out these additional Fall Events that go on in Benzie County during October!
Oct. 18- 19
9th Annual Peak 2 Peak Mountain Bike Classic at Crystal Mountain. Endoman Promotions and Crystal Mountain present the Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic, presented by Right Brain Brewery. This epic event is held in and around the beautiful and gently rolling terrain, which surrounds Crystal Mountain. Plus the Tour de'Tykes Bike Race for KIds 12 and under, and the Crystal Trifecta - Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series, and the Crystal Cross Race - a closed bike course, with participants racing while negotiating course obstacles .
Oct. 11, 18, & 25
Chair Lift Rides and live entertainment on top of mountain while enjoying the panoramic views of three counties and the Haunted Forest – a ghoulish guide will lead you thru the Haunted Forest where chills and surprises lurk at every turn. October 18 & 25
6th Annual Frankfort Film Festival- the beautifully restored Garden Theater will be featuring best films from prestigious film festivals throughout the world, will be shown. Visits by film directors and screenwriters will be part of the four-day event.