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12th annual Fall Festival 2013 sure to delight young and old again this year

Posted: Oct.30, 2013

ferris wheelPort St. Lucie's 12th Annual Fall Festival, featuring carnival rides, costume contest, live entertainment and more, will be held from Thursday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Civic Center.

Parking and admission are free.

Festival goers can enjoy live music, a wide variety of food, arts and crafts shows and many more activities for all ages. The festival's expanded slate of carnival rides will add to the fun. Tickets for the rides are $1 each or for $25 you can purchase a wrist band and ride an unlimited amount of times on the day of purchase.

The costume contest will take place on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Judged on creativity and originality, there will be winners for cutest and scariest in each age group. There will also be a special prize for all families who enter the costume contest with a theme. There is no fee to enter the costume contest. Winners will be announced at 8 p.m. Kids 12 years old and younger are invited to go inside the Civic Center to trick or treat with the Police Athletic League and fill their pumpkins with free candy.

On Saturday, Nov. 2 from 7 to 10 p.m., the Showcase Band will perform on stage. Then on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m., Solid Gold Dance Band will perform, followed by Sal and Random Play at 3:30 p.m.

Here's a summary of the times and activities for the festival:

  • Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 10 p.m.
    Indoor Trick or Treating with Police Athletic League from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Costume Contest from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Entertainment Connection Dance Party from 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 1 from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    Groupo Fascionacion (7-piece Salsa Band) will perform from 6 to 8 p.m.
    La Herencia Latina Orchestra will perform from 8 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
    Youth group performances from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    The Showcase Band will perform from 7 to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 3 from noon to 6 p.m.
    Solid Gold Dance Band will perform from 1 to 3 p.m.
    Sal and Random Play will perform from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Proceeds from the Fall Festival benefit the PSL Downtown Lions Club programs.

Arts and Crafts vendors can still be part of this great event, by downloading and submitting an Arts and Crafts Vendor form.

2013 Fall Festival Sponsors

Kids' Zone Sponsor

Waste Pro logo

Platinum Sponsors

Brandon CannonFlorida Community Bank logo
Domenick's Catering logo Arrigo Dodge logo
Southern Eagle Distributing  

Gold Sponsors

Tires Plus Captec Engineering
Tires Plus Captec Engineering

Silver Sponsors

Seacoast National Bank Seacoast National Bank
Seacoast National Bank
Physicians Immediate Care  

The Civic Center is located at 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, on the southeast corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Walton Road.

For more information, contact:
Parks and Recreation Department
City of Port St. Lucie
(772) 878-2277

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