A Guide to FALL FUN in Collin County

Summer has officially lost its allure, and we’re ready to start a new season. No, the air is not crisp yet, but we are channeling crispness. Pretending, if we must!

Our guide below has all the info you need on fall festivals, pumpkin patches, Halloween carnivals, and family-friendly autumn activities in and around Collin County. You’ll also find posts on favorite recipes, fall holiday crafts, and more.

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As we head into fall during these (once again) uncertain times, be sure to check ahead for current safety protocols or last-minute cancellations.

MORE FALL ACTIVITIES & IDEAS

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  1. Reeves Family Farm Presents 🍁 FALL ON THE FARM! 🍂 🎃🎃🎃
    Starting Sept 29th we will have pumpkins galore, An okra maze, pony carriage rides, fun games, hay rides, farm animals, fun food and drinks, and of course plenty of photo opportunities. Our Farm Store will remain open during this time! Please share and help us spread the word! 3577 FM 1377 Princeton Tex. 75407
    ONLY $5 PER PERSON TO ENTER. Children 2 and under are Free. Entrance fee includes one hay ride, okra maze, and a small pie pumpkin to take home.

  2. Celina’s Trick or Treat on the Square

    Celina Main Street invites you to Trick or Treat in costume on Celina’s Historic Downtown Square on Wednesday, October 31st from 4:00-6:00pm. This free annual event provides a safe, secure, family fun trick-or-treating in your community.

  3. FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL
    Oct 27, 4:30-7:30

    Christ the Servant Lutheran Church
    821 S. Greenville Ave
    Allen, TX 75002

    Pumpkin painting, tattoos, bounce house, face painting, concessions, games, music, candy, games, crafts…

    Wear your costumes!

  4. Save the date! Come on out to The Village on Saturday, October 19 from 12 pm to 4 pm for a day of free,
    family-friendly fun! The Down Home Festival will include site-wide dining and shopping
    deals, live music and a local vendor market.
    Turn the sidewalks of the Allen Event Center into a canvas of color at the City of Allen’s
    Chalk the Walk! Prizes include tickets to upcoming events, Allen Event Center Premium
    Level Experiences, and more! Online registration coming soon.
    Be sure to check out the Village Kids Club and Allen Americans Activity Zone, featuring
    crafts, contests and games.
    Stay tuned for more details to come!

  5. Faith Lutheran School Treat-N-Feast Fall Festival
    Friday, October 25, 2019 – 5 – 9 p.m.

    Farmers, mice, fairies and superheroes will gather at Faith Lutheran School on Friday, October 25 for the school’s annual Treat-N-Feast Fall Festival. The event will feature a bounce house, fair-type foods, a cake walk, carnival games and more. Faith Lutheran School is located at 1701 E. Park Blvd. in Plano. Tickets can be purchased at the door to be used in exchange for food and games. For more information, please call
    972.423.7448 or visit http://www.flsplano.org

    About Faith Lutheran School: Faith Lutheran School is fully accredited and provides classes from preschool three-year-olds through grade 12. School curriculum is based on the classical model of education. The school’s educational program also includes both sports and the fine arts. Faith Lutheran School was founded in 1971, when the congregation of Faith Lutheran Church in Plano, Texas established a preschool for children of the congregation. The school’s high school offers both online and traditional classroom course offerings. To learn more about Faith Lutheran School, please visit the school’s web site at http://www.flsplano.org or call 972.423.7448.

  6. CELEBRATE THE HARVEST SEASON AT COUNTRY CRITTERS PUMPKIN PATCH
    Country Critters Farm, located in Alvarado, just 30 minutes south of Ft. Worth, will celebrate the opening of their annual pumpkin patch on Saturday, Oct. 5th. Pumpkin Patch is open to the public weekends through November 17th, open weekdays by reservation only.
    There’s something for every member of your family. Kids can ride a pony and a barrel train, jump in one of the bounce houses, or play in the playground. The whole family can pet adorable animals in the petting zoo, get lost in the wooden maze, and take a hayride! Everyone will enjoy the old fashioned games and the duck races. Don’t forget the awesome pumpkin patch, where real pumpkins are growing!
    Country Critters Farm, a family operated farm, prides themselves on providing a fun, affordable, family friendly environment for all ages, in which people can come from all over Texas to enjoy the wonders of Fall.
    Bring the family and celebrate the harvest season at Country Critters Farm. For more information, please visit: https://www.countrycrittersfarm.com/ or call: 817-477-3060.

  7. Come enjoy Fall on the Farm at Grove Hill Farms in Leonard – located just 30 minutes from McKinney! We are hay rides, petting zoo, fun farm games and the best photo ops around! You can find out more by following along on Facebook (Grove Hill Farms) and Instagram (@GroveHillFarms).

    Admission price of $10 (2 & under are free) includes all the activities listed above plus a pie pumpkin.

    Address: Grove Hill Farms 5285 FM 1553, Leonard, TX 75452

  8. Integrity Dance Arts
    901 Elm Street
    McKinney, TX 75069

    Is hosting a fall festival on Saturday October 24th from 2-4!

    Price is $5 per person/ 2 and under free!
    (Proceeds go to the dance studio)

    There will be a cash bake sale to support the dance studios company dancers!

    There will be games, crafts, dancing and a costume contest!

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