The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce announces a Downtown Fall Fest late night shopping event featuring horse-drawn hayrack rides, live music, drawings and more will take place Thursday, September 21st from 5pm to 8pm in the Downtown Historic District.
Stores will have festive offerings such as pumpkin snacks, hot cider, and a Pumpkin Passport to submit for a chance to win a Chamber Bucks gift certificate.
Pick up a Pumpkin Shopping Passport at any of the 15 participating retailers including Angie Dawn’s Boutique, Barbed Wire and Roses Vintage Market, Bids & Dibs, Brickstreet BBQ, Flint + Fray, Hare & Crow Backroom Art Gallery, Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore, Iron Star Antiques & Such, Laree + Co, Museum of Creativity, Papa Don’s Pizza, Sunshine Boutique, The Artificers, The Beauty Lounge, and Sekan's Occasion Shop.
Special activities planned by participating stores and Chamber include the following:
Horse-drawn hayrack rides will be offered complimentary by Steve and Marci Williams starting at the Depot parking lot at Wall and Scott Streets. The trailer holds 20-24 people at a time and each ride will take a 15-20 minute loop around Downtown.
The Fort Scott High School Orchestra will play from 6-7pm at the Lowell Milken Center Unsung Heroes Park.
Angie Dawn’s Boutique will have a “guess the number of candy corn” to win a $50 gift certificate.
Bids & Dibs will have a fall photo backdrop and sponsor a scarecrow art contest for children.
Brickstreet BBQ will have DJ Brown and The Bourbon County Revival performing live on their patio from 5pm-8pm.
Museum of Creativity will have a fall-themed cookie decoration table for $1 per person.
The Artificers will have hot spiced cider along with a drawing for a certificate to attend their “Harvest Pumpkin Class”. They are also hosting a Sunflower pop-up class tonight from 6-9pm, pop in and make a beautiful Kansas sunflower for only $10!
Hedgehog.INK! will have fall refreshments and a drawing for a $25 gift certificate.
Papa Don’s Pizza will be having a Scarecrow paint class at 6pm, but will also be selling a limited amount of caramel covered apples!
Sunshine Boutique will be featuring 20% off all clothing today and giving samples of Carmies Chicken Enchilada Soup!
The Wagon Roadies will be selling pumpkins at Wall and Main Streets.
Downtown Fall Fest offers fun for all to get out and support local while taking in the season, finding some great deals, and seeing what's new in apparel and holiday décor! Bring your friends & fam… be FALL ready!