Recreation - Special Events

Posted on: January 1, 2018

Fall Festival!

2019 Fall Festival, with leaves falling

Fall Festival is a spooky good time! We celebrate fall all month long with three great events that culminate at our Fall Festival at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Learn the winners of the city-wide window painting contest, race a pumpkin through the Lazy River, have fun at the bounce house, get your face painted and submit your pumpkin to the best decorating contest in town! 

Fall Fest Details:

Admission is Free

Sunday, October 27


Bob Burger Rec Center, 111 W. Baseline Rd., Lafayette

  • Free Bounce House
  • Free Face Painting
  • Free Family Friendly Activities
  • Winners of Window Painting and Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be announced. (must register to participate)
  • Awards Ceremony for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest (must register to participate)
  • Great Pumpkin Race will take place at the Lazy River. (must register to participate)


Looking to show off your painting skills? Sign up today for our 9th Annual Window Painting Contest. Some of your favorite local business owners have generously offered up their windows for our young artists to paint! Let those creative juices flow as you design your best Halloween, Fall, or Dia de Los Muertos themed painting. Local artists will judge entries and there will be awards involved! This event will sell out, so sign up today and start planning your winning design! Participants will be required to provide their own painting supplies. Window assignments, instructions, and supply list will be emailed after October 1.

Winning entries will be posted during the Fall Festival on October 27, 2019.

Registration Dates: September 3-30, 2019

Fees: $5 Resident/$7 Non-Resident (per painter)

Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, 2019

(Rain/snow date: October 12 & 13)

8AM-5PM on each day

CODE: 944501-1


We invite you to enter your creatively carved or decorated pumpkins for a chance to win fun prizes! The Awards Ceremony will take place during the Fall Festival on October 27, 2019 from 4:30-5PM.

Judging: Sunday, October 27, 3:30PM (during Fall Festival)

Free Pumpkin Pick-up: Tuesday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 23 from 4PM-6PM at the Bob Burger Rec Center.

CODE: 944501-2


Launch your pumpkin in the lazy river an watch it race to the finish line! The winners will receive prizes and free Recreation Center passes.

Fees: $3 Resident/$5 Non-Resident

Sunday, October 27, 5PM SHARP!

CODE: 944501-3

Register for all 3 events!

Fees: $7 Resident/$9 Non-Resident

CODE: 944501-A

Register Now

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