Visitors to the 13th annual Wesley Chapel Fall Festival have an additional day to enjoy family fun on Friday with midway rides for all ages, from kiddie rides to thrill rides, carnival games and favorite fair food.
The carnival continues throughout the weekend along with the festival but with extended nighttime midway hours.
The festival on Saturday and Sunday will feature live music, a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts exhibitors, a local business expo, interactive craft activities, fall foods and beverages, and more.
Festival highlights include performances by the Rory Ellis Band and The Time Bandits; a Pet Parade & Costume Contest (11 am Saturday); a Trunk or Treat event with contests for Best Decorated Vehicle, Best Family Costume and Best Costume (4-6 pm Saturday); and the Mr. & Miss Pumpkin Pageant (11 am Sunday).
Festival parking and admission are free. Unlimited ride wristbands are $30. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 3 or more tickets each.
Visit Dreamland Amusements for coupons for $5 off ride wristbands and $5 off a 50-ticket Super Saver Family Pack.
Carnival hours are 5 to 10 pm Friday, 10 am to 10 pm Saturday, and 10 am to 9 pm Sunday. Festival hours are 11 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday.
For more information, call 866-666-3247.