The 26th annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Phillips, featuring a variety of activities.
The Fall “Taste of Phillips” features the area’s non-profit organizations selling delicious treats in front of downtown businesses starting at 9 a.m. An arts and crafts show will also open at 9 a.m. on the Price County Courthouse lawn with over 30 vendors displaying a variety of art and craft items.
At 12 p.m., kids are invited to come to the Lionite Park Pavilion for free pumpkin decorating. This event is free and open to a maximum of 60 children who will have a chance to choose a pumpkin and decorate it. The event is being sponsored by Time Federal Savings.
Throughout the day, music will be provided by two of the area’s most popular groups, Reunited and More than a Memory, and food vendors will be on hand to serve delicious food for every taste. As always, the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce will be selling fresh cranberries and craisins at its booth.
Area businesses will also be competing in the annual scarecrow contest, and festival goers will be amazed at the variety and creativity of the scarecrows showing up all around town.
A new festival feature this year is the Phillips Fall Restaurant Tour. Tickets are on sale at the Chamber office and many area businesses and two lucky winners will each receive seven gift certificates for area restaurants. Tickets will be on sale at the Chamber Booth, and winners will be announced at 3 p.m.
Another new feature will be the Fall Festival Photo Booth at the Chamber booth. Participants can snap a photo or selfie with the harvest backdrop, hay bales, and autumn props.