We don’t know if anything says fall more than apple picking, bonfires, pumpkins, fall colors, and a good old fashioned Oktoberfest! Fall is certainly in full swing in Cherokee County, and we don’t want you to miss out on the following events and opportunities!
The first Friday of October is just around the corner! That means it is time to visit downtown Canton for the monthly First Friday event on Friday, October 2! October’s event is cleverly claiming and Oktoberfest theme. Live music will be provided by classic rock band Black Wolf Moon, and food and craft vendors will be open for business!
Chili is another sign of fall! If you’ve got a recipe that you believe is worthy of winning a prize, then why not enter into the annual Chili Cookoff during the Canton Farmer’s Market?! Entry fee is $10 and additional information may be found at the Canton Historic Downtown Loop event page for the Chili Cookoff.
In October, downtown Canton holds a Scarecrow Contest! It is free to participate, and of course free to take in the whimsy of fall through observing the unique creatures that line the streets. Make sure to visit downtown Canton October 24-October 31 to take a look at these fun scarecrows! Contact Micah Fowler with the Canton Historic Downtown Loop for participation information!
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce identifies attractions and events in the county that are of interest to both residents and visitors. Take a look at the following festivals for your planning purposes:
Riverfest is in its 31st year of existence! This fall arts and crafts festival is organized by the Service League of Cherokee County and takes place in Canton’s Boling Park. Visit the Service League websitefor more details regarding this event taking place on September 26 and 27.
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce visitors guide lists the Maize at Cagle’s Family Farm for a fun family field trip. Enjoy time together and work your way through this year’s maize at Cagle’s Family Farm which pays homage to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s 100th Anniversary! The maize is open early September through November. Check the website for updates and schedules.
Let us know if there are other favorite fall activities that you and your family enjoy! We hope you have a great fall!