CLEARFIELD – Get ready for some fall fun.
Hosted by the Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC), the ninth annual fall festival will fill the streets of downtown Clearfield on Oct. 12.
The festival will be held in conjunction with the Clearfield Pumpkin Run/Walk 5K and the Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show.
This fall day will begin with a 5K race through the streets of Clearfield. Day-of registration will take place, from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m., at the Clearfield Riverwalk Amphitheater; the race will start at 8:30 a.m.
Also, the Pumpkin Patch Sprint will be held for kids 3 to 10 years of age. The cost to enter is $5, and each child will receive a T-shirt and goodie bag (while supplies last). This isn’t a timed event.
Interested participants should visit www.discoverclearfield.com for more information.
After the race, the fall festival will fill Market, Locust and Third streets, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is an admission-free, family-friendly event with something for everyone to enjoy.
Festival-goers can partake in their fall favorites while mingling with over 100 talented artisans with works ranging from ceramics, fiber, wood, leather and metalwork to jewelry, glass, photography and mixed-media art.
The festival will feature live entertainment at the Courthouse Plaza, kids will be able to “chalk up” Clearfield and merchants will offer special fall sales.
Event entertainment includes local country artist Joe Quick, from 10:30 – 12:30 p.m., followed by Guiternia student musicians and Temptation Alley, from 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
There will also be games, face painting and a lot more for kids throughout the day.
Beginning at 2 p.m., the Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade, sponsored by the Allegheny Spay & Neuter Clinic, will take place in the Express Café parking lot.
Pets must be leashed and have current vaccines. Animals shouldn’t be forced to wear costumes that cause any discomfort or injury.
Pet owners are invited to come in costume, as well. Prizes will be awarded. Participation in the parade is free, and treats will be handed out to all pets.
In conjunction with the festival, the sixth annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will fill downtown around the Third Street parking lot.
Day-of registration will take place from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; the fee to enter is $10. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
Certificate and cash awards will be given for first, second and third places depending upon the number of participants in each class.
For more information, please call the CRC Office at 814-765-6000 or visit online at www.DisoverClearfield.com.