Three Festivals To Get Excited About In October

October 08, 2016

The leaves are starting to fall and it's getting colder outside, so what do you do? Looking for some fun festivities in October? We got you covered!

West Chester Rotary's Annual Chili Cook-off - West Chester - Sun, Oct 9

Join the Rotary Club’s 14th Annual Chili making competition and sample a world class collection of deliciously prepared chili. This fundraising event supports the Rotary Club’s philanthropic works and last year alone raised $60,000 for charitable organizations in West Chester. Wristbands can be bought in a variety of locations around Chester County at a discount, or can be bought on site for just $12. Come by and and show your support.

Harry Potter Festival - Chestnut Hill - Fri-Sat, Oct 21-22

Potterheads young and old love this imaginative festival that recreates the magical atmosphere of Harry Potter. The weekend starts off with a Quidditch tournament, and continues into an exciting festival on Saturday! See owls and falcons, wizarding gear, and all sorts of magical goodness in this totally free festival!

Halloween Parade - West Chester - Wed, Oct 26

Come listen to the masterful marching bands of the West Chester area schools, joined by the cheerleading and dance teams in this spooky and festive fall celebration. The parade will start on Market St. between Church and Darlington at 7PM. See the beautiful displays of community sponsored floats on this cool autumn evening.