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Celebrate Fall in Downtown Worcester

For Immediate Release: 10/19/2015 9:50 am

Worcester, MA (October 19, 2015) - Fall is here, and Worcester is celebrating with a big festival on the Common. And it's all free!

Come downtown Saturday, October 31st for scarecrow building, petting zoo, pie eating contest, donut-on-a-string, face painting, pumpkin painting, airbrush tattoos and more! Stick around for two more great events in the Canal District. There will be fun for all ages, including harvest activities, a costume parade, seasonal treats and more. See the attached flyer below for more information.

  • Fall Fest on the Common 12:30 PM Worcester Common, 455 Main Street
    Scarecrow building, petting zoo, kettle corn, pie eating contest, donut-on-a-string, face painting, pumpkin painting, airbrush tattoos and more. This event is sponsored by the city of Worcester and all activities are free.
  • Scary Monster Dash 2:30 PM Youth Run, 3:00 PM 5k, Race Start: Front Street (Next to City Hall)
    The Monster Dash features a 5k walk/run and a separate youth run around the common. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.scarymonsterdash.com/index.html.
  • Canal-O-Ween "A Nightmare on Water Street" 4:00 PM Green and Temple Streets
    Parade starts at 4:00 PM followed by build-your-own-scarecrow, face painting, Halloween parties and costume contests. Over 15 bars and clubs in the canal district are participating.

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