It's time for fall. Yes, that season when your friends in other areas of the country are waxing poetic about crisp mornings and the changing colors of leaves. Here in Houston, not so much, but that doesn't mean we can't still pretend and have fun.
Here are a list of upcoming fall festivals. Take a picture with a pumpkin and share on Facebook. You don't have to tell them that carved pumpkin molds in a day.
October 1 - 2, 2016 Fall Festivals
Texas Sawmill Festival
A.V. Bull Sallas Park
21681 McClesky Rd.
New Caney, TX 77357
Date & Time: October 1, 2016 10AM -10PM
Admission & Parking Free
Saint Ignatius Fall Festival and Craft Fair
St. Ignatius Catholic Church
7810 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
Date & Time: Saturday, October 1st, noon to 9:00 pm and Sunday, October 2nd, noon to 6:00 pm.
Join the Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church for a fun weekend of life entertainment, games, crafts, inflatables, a live and silent auction and much more.
Saturday, October 8 - 9, 2016 Fall Festivals
Atascocita Lutheran Church Fall Festival
Atascocita Lutheran Church
7927 FM 1960 E
Humble, TX 77346
Date & Time: Saturday, October 8th, 10:00 am to 4 pm
Talented artisans, craftsmen, and home-based businesses. Yummy festival food and homemade baked goods, FREE Kids’ Zone: Games, crafts, and pumpkin patch. Raffle with great prizes
Saturday, October 15 - 16, 2016 Fall Festivals
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Fall Festival
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
2929 Woodland Hills Dr
Kingwood, TX 77339
Date & Time: Saturday, October 15th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The whole community is invited! Invite your friends, bring your family, and enjoy the festivities. We will have live music, obstacle courses, moonwalks, face painting, Shortcakes the Clown, fabulous games, a trackless train, pony rides, lots of pumpkins, great food with Cousins Maine Lobster and Chick-Fil-A , used book sale, model train display, model airplane display, vendors with wonderful crafts and merchandise and a whole lot more!
October 22 - 23, 2016 Fall Festivals
The Kingwood Oktoberfest
Holy Comforter Lutheran Church
1901 Woodland Hills Dr
Kingwood, TX 77339
Date & Time: Saturday, October 2nd from noon to 5:00 pm
Join the fun with live music, german food, brews, family activities, and a fair trade market. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children.
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church Fall Festival
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
527 South Houston Avenue
Date & Time: Sunday, October 23rd from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The event will feature games, music, a silent auction, petting zoo, Halloween costume contest, pumpkin patch, cake walk, an entertainment tent, a country kitchen, food and more. Admission is free. Tickets for games, activities and food will be available for purchase at the event. For more information call 281-446-8211 or check the website: www.st-mm.com or: www.st-mm.com/fallfestival
Fall Festivals Further Afield
If you would like to make a day trip out of your fall festivities, try one of these a little father afield.
The Muenster Oktoberfest
131 N Ash St
Muenster, TX 76252
Date & Time: Saturday, October 22nd from 10:00 am to midnight and Sunday, October 23rd from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Admission: $5 per day. Children 8 & under are free.
Enjoy great German food, entertainment and more at the Muenster Oktoberfest. If you are of a more active bent, run "The Wurst Race" - 5k and Half Marathon on Saturday, October 22nd.
Admission: $5 - $10