Brooksvale Fall Festival

The 20th Annual Brooksvale Fall Festival

Sat. September 28, 2019

  11:00—4:00 pm at Brooksvale Park

(rain date is the next day Sept 29)

TO FEATURE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:  PONY RIDES, HAUNTED HAY RIDE, A CLIMBING WALL, BIRDS OF PREY, AND MORE…

The festival will feature a variety of outdoor fun, including a tractor-drawn hayride through a haunted forest, Bird of Prey show, and a climbing wall. There will also be a Kid’s Zone with free activities and nature crafts. Demonstrations by Hamden Police Department’s K-9 unit, a pumpkin patch, and Friends of Brooksvale Bake Sale

Live local music including Steve Rogers & Friends, great food, and displays on time honored crafts such as Beekeeping & Blacksmithing, and a working House Wright.   Environmental exhibitors & natural crafters will be on the field—there is still room for additional exhibitors / crafters and volunteers, so please contact Ranger Vin if interested.

Admission to the event and parking is free. Cash is required for ticket purchases for some activities with no activity costing more than $5. Food vendors and crafters also require cash. Please note that there is no ATM or wireless access at the park.

Brooksvale Park is located in northern Hamden at 524 Brooksvale Avenue, 1 mile off Whitney Avenue (Rt. 10)

ARRIVE BY BIKE ON THE FARMINGTON CANAL LINE & GET A FREE BUTTON FROM FRIENDS OF BROOKSVALE!

PLEASE CARPOOL IF POSSIBLE.  Thanks in advance to HAMDEN CERT VOLUNTEERS!

MUSIC SCHEDULE
HHS Band & Performances11:00-11:45am
Savile Row12:00-1:00pm
Pat Stone & the Dirty Boots1:30-2:30pm
Steve Rodgers & Friends3:00-4:00pm




PROGRAMS & ATTRACTIONS:
HPD K-9 Demonstrations 12noon & 2pm near the swingset
Birds of Prey     1:00pm in the barnyard
Horse Lunging Demo 11:30 & 2:30pm in the barnyard
Climbing Wall12:00-4:00 - 5 tickets - Main Field
Haunted Hayride    11:00-3:30  -5 tickets-- Barnyard
Pumpkin Picking*1 ticket sold in pumpkin patch until gone*
Backyard Bass Casting1:00-4:00    Pond Area near Barnyard
Mindful Outdoor Experience 2:00pm w/ YOGA4 CHANGE (pond)


Please Visit our Natural Crafters &Environmental / Community groups!

TICKETS NEEDED FOR:

  • CLIMBING WALL---------5 TICKETS 
  • HAUNTED HAYRIDE-----5 TICKETS 
  • PUMPKIN PATCH---------1 TICKET PER PUMPKIN*                 

(SOLD AT PUMPKIN PATCH IN BARNYARD UNTIL GONE*)

FREE ALL DAY ACTIVITIES
Kids Play / Hay Zone
Main Field
Kids Nature Crafts  Main Field 
Housewright Demonstration Outside lower barn
Blacksmithing DemonstrationOutside lower barn
“Wonderful Wool”  w Christel
Barnyard
Beekeeping  
Outside upper barn
Natural Crafters  
Main Field
Environmental Exhibitors  
Main Field
P.L.A.C.E. on the Go Art TrolleyMulticultural Village display
Hamden Boy Scouts & Girl ScoutsCamping/ outdoor cooking demonstrations
Soccer Skills with CFC Arena