Fall is in the air, here in Delavan! Put on your coziest cardigan, pull out your planner, and sip on your favorite fall drink, its time to plan your Autumn activities.
The Fall season is a perfect time for families to explore all kinds of different things to do across the Delavan area. From traditional apple orchards to pumpkin-themed paint and sips to virtual programming, Delavan is full of fun and family-friendly ways to enjoy the season.
Saturday, September 19, is Scarecrow Fest in Downtown Delavan! Scarecrow Fest is a community-wide, family-oriented event featuring scarecrows on parade and free activities throughout historic Downtown Delavan! With free pumpkins, classic car show, Walldog Mural tours, food trucks, DIY scarecrow kits, sidewalk sales, market vendors, live music, and so much more, there’s something for everyone! Usher in Autumn in Delavan Saturday, September 19th, 10 am-4 pm. See you at Scarecrow Fest!
Apple Picking at the Orchard
Nothing says fall fun like a day at the Apple Barn Orchard and Winery! Go on an apple picking adventure throughout the orchards and pick from over 13 different varieties of crisp apples. The U-pick season kicks off September 19th! Stop in the Country Store and sample seasonal delights including apple cider doughnuts, caramel apples, Wisconsin cheeses, and homemade jellies and jams. Grown-ups can sample a variety of house wines and ciders sourced from fruits grown on-site and take home a bottle of their favorite. Check out their calendar of events so you don’t miss out on the annual Apple Fest, September 26th & 27th, or Pumpkin Patch, October 2nd!
Pumpkin Paint and Sip
Grab some friends and get creative at Paint and Sip at Scoop’s on County Road O on Thursday, September 10th! Paint a ‘Pumpkin Trio’ no experience needed. For just $35 per person, you’ll receive all your supplies including the 12×24″ canvas, paints, brushes, and of course a drink! Reservations are required for this event so call (262) 728-3200 to reserve your spot.
The town of Delavan will roll out the barrel and celebrate Oktoberfest Saturday, October 24th in Community Park. Join in on the German-inspired fun at the Bier Tent while enjoying Brats, Bavarian Pretzels, and other traditional eats. Polka your heart out to the beats of the Steve Miesner Band. Oktoberfest kicks off at noon at Community Park. Prost!
Autumn with the Aram Public Library
If staying in is more your style, be sure to check out Aram Public Library’s Fall virtual programming! Gather the kiddos for Not-So-Scary-Stories, Creepy Crafties, and seasonally inspired Cusine for Kiddos. Adults can tune in to the Virtual Beer Tasting featuring Duesterbeck Brewing Company Brews on October 21st.. Hear from Ben Johnson, from the comfort of your own home, clue you in to the brewing process and history of craft beer. To taste along at home, you can pick up a set of beers at the library a week before the event.
Fall Color Tour
Enjoying the changing leaves in Delavan can be blink-and-you’ll-miss-them quick. With only a narrow window of time to enjoy them, it’s time to plan for a Fall Color Tour throughout the Delavan Parks System. Stroll through Ora Rice Arboretum or meander the paths of Congdon Gardens while enjoying the brilliant colors of the foliage.
You can find a complete listing of Fall Activities by visiting VisitDelavan.com. Find your adventure, in Delavan.