Great weather and a pent-up demand brought four thousand people to the Topeka Fall Fest last year, and a similar crowd is expected this year, according to organizers. Families attending will be able to listen to live music, visit over 90 vendors & food trucks, attend the Health Fair and take part in the kids activities.
Dozens of local businesses and non-profit organizations will take part in this year’s event on October 8, as vendors or sponsors, and live music acts will perform on the outdoor stage.
An outdoor vendor market will offer a wide variety of products and services, with food trucks nearby.
Inside Vinewood hall, an Oz-themed Health Fair will showcase a variety of health care and fitness businesses and services, several of which will offer presentations or demonstrations to fair goers.
The Health Fair will also offer healthy food options, as well as fun things for the kids.
Businesses and organizations represented at the health fair will include Midland Care, Thornton Place, Innov8tive Nutrition, Perfectly Posh, GraceMed, St. Croix Hospice, SoulFire Nutrition, Celebrate Recovery, Stormont Vail Health, St. Francis, Sunshine Connection, MyGym, Marian Dental Clinic, SHopper’s Kitchen, Emerald City Cosmos and more. Rasmussen University is a co-sponsor and will also be on hand with educational information.
Many kids’ activities will also be offered outside, such as facepainting, petting zoo, cupcake walks and bounce houses.
The event, which takes place from 10am to 3pm, is coordinated by C5Alive, Metro Voice Newspaper, Health & Wellness magazine and Emerald City Cosmopolitan Club.
Major sponsors include Integrity Insurance, Rasmussen University, SoulFire Nutrition, Stormont Vail Health, Hutton Monument and more.
Other sponsors include ServPro, Capital City Flooring, College Hunks Moving, LRS, Big Phil’s Auto, Magic 107.7, WIBW and more.
For more information, visit Topeka Fall Fest on Facebook, email info@C5Alive.org or call 785-640-6399.