Recreation - Special Events

Posted on: August 22, 2022

2022 Fall Festival

Lafayette Recreation Fall Festival

The 2022 Fall Festival is sure to have something for everyone

Celebrate the season with fun and engaging activities inside the recreation center, including a pumpkin decorating contest with prizes, pumpkin races*, Spooky Storytimes, arts and crafts projects, Glow in the Dark Dance Party fun, and Balloon Animals with Corey the Balloon Guy. Be sure to get some apple cider and candy before you go! 

Pumpkin Decorating

  • Pumpkin pick up: 10/12 and 10/13 from 3:30-5:30pm at the BBRC front entrance. Please register for Fall Festival (free) to get a pumpkin
  • Decorated pumpkin drop off: 10/21 between 8am-5pm or bring it on the day of the event at 6pm
  • Prizes: there are four age categories (8 and under, 9-11, 12-14, and 15 and older) with three prizes for each category: $50 for 1st place, $25 for 2nd place, and $10 for 3rd place with $100 awarded to The Best in Show or Grand Prize winner
  •  Winners of the contest will be announced just before the end of the event

 Thank you, Lafayette Lions Club, for donating the pumpkins, judging, and providing awards to the contest winners!

On your way into the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, visit with OpenSpace Naturalist Martin Ogle and check out his cool exhibit, then pick up a schedule and map of the evening's events in the lobby to enjoy: 

  • Spooky Story Times
  • A Glow in the Dark Dance Party
  • Ballon Animals with Corey the Balloon Guy 
  • STEM Arts and Crafts
  • Pumpkin Race in the Lazy River - pumpkin race participation requires preregistration and is $4 per participant.
  • Decorated Pumpkin display with prizes

Oct. 22  |  6-8pm | Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

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