It’s Fall! All Y’all; Festival set for Oct. 14 at Millennium Park
Published 8:44 am Saturday, October 7, 2023
By Lance Gaither
On Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m., the Fall Y’all Festival and 5K are to be held at Millennium Park. The event is organized by the Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation along with of Apex Promoz. ‘
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The free event will have pumpkins, bounce houses, food trucks and a spin on trick-or-treating.
“We are doing a trail-or-treat so kids can walk the trail at the park,” said Apex Promoz Event Director John Bodner. “We have a lot of businesses participating to hand out candy.”
There will be giveaways of Fall Y’all ceramic mugs and reusable bags. There will also be a costume contest with first, second and third place awards in the following categories: Best Child Girl, Best Child Boy, Best Adult Female, Best Adult Male, Best Family, and Best Pet.
Along with the other celebrations, there will be a Fall Y’all 5K and 1-mile fun run. Bodner expects several hundred people to attend.
“The festival side is going to be really good, I expect 300 to 400 people to come to that,” Bodner said. “For the race numbers are low right now but most of our Danville races we get a lot of our sign ups in the last couple days. I expect we will have about 75 to 100 participants.”
Race entrance fees are $25 for the fun run and $30 for the 5K. Participants can sign up by going to rusignup.com and searching for the Fall Y’all race.