There’s a chill in the air and the scent of pumpkin spice on the wind. The sweaters and boots are coming out and the leaves are falling. Yes, all the signs are plain to see: It’s fall, y’all! If you’re looking for fun family activities in the area, you’re in luck. Check out some of the best fall events in Lockport this October and get ready to scare up some fun!
Scarecrow Festival – Saturday, October 5th, 9 am to 3 pm
This local fall festival is hosted by the Lions Club. Make your own scarecrow, shop the flea market, and enjoy food from a variety of vendors. There will also be pony rides and games for the kids.
Oktoberfest – Saturday, October 5th, 6 pm
Come hungry because the Niagara History Center’s annual Oktoberfest celebration will be serving up delicious German foods, including brats, sauerkraut, roast pork, German-style potato salad, sweet and sour cabbage, and (for the adults) plenty of beer! In addition to the smorgasbord of culinary delights, there will be live performances of traditional Bavarian music. Reservations are required, so check out the event page for more details.
YMCA Fall Festival – Saturday, October 26th, 11 am to 2 pm
This family-friendly event focuses on outdoor activities, with archery, field games, and a climbing wall. There will also be kids’ activities, s’mores, a chili cook-off, and more!
Veterans Day Skate – Monday, November 12th, noon to 8 pm
Celebrate our troops at our Veterans Day Skate. Admission is FREE to veterans and active military with military ID. Check out our schedule to see more upcoming events at Rainbow Skateland in Lockport.