Fall events planned in both boroughs – Times News Online

Published September 29, 2021 10:51 am

Cooler temperatures are coming – and that means fun fall events in the Catasauqua and North Catasauqua districts.

The Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s annual street festival is held on October 2, from 12pm to 5pm.

The event will take place in a new location – Front Street, between Pine and Willow Streets. The rainy date is October 3rd.

Activities include food, music, adult drinks, hay rides, vendors, artisans, and a pet parade. For children there is face painting, games, handicrafts and activities, including an obstacle course, fishbowl throwing, tic-tac-toe, scarecrow making and much more.

Tickets and cash are required for various events.

You can find more information on the HCPA Facebook page. For more information, contact Betsy at 610-533-3633.

The North Catasauqua Betterment Committee is hosting its annual Fall Festival event, which will be held on October 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

The rainy date is October 16th.

There will be a number of craft and grocery vendors this year, and horse riding will also be offered, according to Marc Hillenbrand, one of the committee leaders.

The traditional food-eating competitions will not take place this year.

The Catasauqua and North Catasauqua Halloween Parade takes place on October 20th at 7pm.

The rainy date is October 27th.

The parade will begin at 5:30 pm in the Sheckler Elementary School parking lot, 251 N. 14th St. You will then turn south on 14th Street, right on Race Street, right on Front Street, right on Arch Street end at North Catasauqua Park.

The prizes are awarded in five categories: Community, Youth, Band / Marching, Business and Jury Choice.

Entry forms are available on both the district websites and the Facebook page of the annual Catasauqua / North Catasauqua Halloween Parade. Registration forms are to be sent to [email protected] or handed in to one of the district offices.

For more information, call 484-809-0528.

Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 is holding a Halloween dance party on October 20th from 6pm to 10pm at the Post, 330 Second St., Catasauqua.

In addition to the door prices, there are also prices for the best costume. DJ Retro Productions provides entertainment.

Both Catasauqua and North Catasauqua hold trick or treating on October 30th, with a scheduled rainy date on October 31st.

North Catasauqua Police are planning to keep another suitcase or treat in North Catasauqua Park. It takes place on the same evening as a trick or a treat.

Also, take some time to stroll around Catasauqua and enjoy the scarecrows to get you in the mood for the season.

No matter how you celebrate autumn, have fun and be safe!

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