The upcoming Fall Harvest Festival by the lake at Dock & Paddle will offer something for everyone. It’s a chance to enjoy some outdoor fun while also savoring some of the last glimpses of fall.
If you aren’t familiar with Dock & Paddle, it’s located near Como Zoo. You’ll find a beautiful view for this event.
Tickets are only $5 for adults and $3.50 for kids. The ticket gives attendees a complimentary choice of Fresh Apple Cider, Hot Cocoa, or Hot Apple Crisp.
The event will also feature classic fall treats for purchase such as Cheddar Beer Brats, Funnel Fries, Jumbo Bavarian Pretzels with beer cheese, Butternut Squash Soup, Fresh popcorn, and local produce such as apples and pumpkins.
Adults can enjoy seasonal cocktails like Doc’s Fire Cider, the Peanut Butter Sheep Dog (Peanut Butter whiskey in cocoa), and Autumn Cider Sangria.
The “Harvest By the Lake” festival takes place the weekend of October 23rd- (rain date will be October 30th) The festival will include a pumpkin carving contest, Pumpkin carving contestants must deliver their pumpkins to Dock & Paddle on Thursday, October 22nd from 10:00am – 6:00pm to qualify for the pumpkin carving contest, which will be determined by votes from festivalgoers.
Hours are 10am-8pm, (Oct 23- 25) Fri/Sat/Sun. *Please note: Masks are required for all guests unless seated while eating or dining.
Tickets can be purchased in advance here.
The weather seems to be cooling off a little more each day but we are still excited to savor the fall events that are coming our way. A chance to put on the wool sweater and find a favorite hat, maybe some warm mittens too.
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Kristi is married with twin girls in high school. She grew up on a small dairy farm, but now lives in the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities. She enjoys finding free or thrifty things to do whether they are outings close to home or last minute adventures to far-away places.
Kristi can also be found enjoying estate sales, attempting to garden, volunteering in the wetlands or a favorite thrift store, or maybe just enjoying a good play in one of the many theatre venues in the area.