Children’s Activities

Children can paint their own pumpkin at the Holland Farmers Market on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm while supplies last! Pumpkin painting is just a $1.00 per pumpkin with pumpkins, paint, and paintbrushes all provided. A big thank you to Fris Supply Shop in Downtown Holland for donating the paint and brushes and to Boeve Farm for their pumpkin contribution! In addition to pumpkin painting, we’ll have fun fall-themed games and prizes for children, along with free barrel rides offered by our friends at Visser Farms! Don’t miss all the fun from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 7!

Hay Rides

Head to Windmill Island Garden for the Artisan Market on Saturday, October 7 and enjoy a hayride around the island during Fall Fest! Take in the beautiful scenery and see the majestic DeZwaan Windmill in your tour around the island. Hayrides are just $1.00 per person and will be offered on Saturday, October 7 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. (Please note there is a $5.00 entry fee to Windmill Island Gardens, which includes entry to the Artisan Market, the ability to tour the Island, and all of the Dutch attractions.)

Street Performers

Downtown Holland is well-known for our talented street performers who entertain the crowds all summer long! And we’re excited to announce that they are making a return appearance at Fall Fest on Saturday, October 7 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. While you’re strolling the streets of Downtown Holland during Fall Fest, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of a variety of performing artists! Listen to live music on 8th Street, get a balloon animal twisted just for you, or get your faced painted for free! (Just remember to tip!)