Join us Saturday, October 7th for the 3rd Annual Fall Fest at the Y!

The Kenosha YMCA is excited to announce its 3rd Annual Fall Fest, scheduled for October 7th, 11am-8pm. This year’s theme, “Find Your Y in 2023”, invites the Kenosha community to join in a free day filled with live music, food, family fun, and much more. The event will showcase many local favorites, offering something for everyone.

Highlights of the Fall Fest include:

  • Live Music Lineup: From Stu the Piano Guy kicking things off at noon to Now and Then wrapping up the evening, the event promises diverse tunes to keep the festive mood alive. Other artists include local favorites Ivy Ford and ThisisClarissa. 
  • Mouth-watering Eats: Satisfy your hunger with a range from 911 Taco Truck, Soul Delicious Egg Rolls, Wisconsin Style Barbecue, Antioch Pizza, hot dogs, and top it off with a dessert from Pawlies Diner-Ice Cream Treats.
  • Family-friendly Activities: Start the day with the opening of the kid’s bounce house grounds, participate in pumpkin decorating, and marvel at DJ the Magician’s mesmerizing performances.
  • Sports and Fitness: Cheer for the Miracle League Showcase game players at noon, join the Family Bags Fun, and wrap it up with a refreshing walk around the track or an insightful tour of the Y.
  • Beverage Delights: The Kiwanis Beer Tent will be open from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, serving a variety of refreshing beverages.

The Kenosha YMCA is proud to organize an event that caters to all age groups, emphasizing community engagement and enjoyment. Fall Fest also creates an opportunity for local businesses and individuals to get involved. Interested parties can email [email protected]  for details on setting up a community vendor booth or to explore sponsorship options.

“Volunteers are needed and vendors are always welcome! Behind every successful community event are dedicated volunteers and partners. We’re calling out to Kenosha residents and partners to step up and make this year’s Fall Fest the best one yet,” said Cindy Altergott, Kenosha YMCA Chief Executive Officer. “This event, and all of our events, support our community programs like Safety Around Water, Achievers After School, LiveStrong at the YMCA, and our Wavro Scholarship Fund.”  The event is sponsored by Snap-on, Finish & Plating Service, Herzing University-Kenosha, Camosy Construction and Jerry Smith Farm.  Volunteers can sign-up for a shift online here and vendors can sign-up here.

Parking will be available at the YMCA, with additional overflow spaces provided at Mahone Middle School and Indian Trail High School.