River Legacy Fall Festival

October 8, 2022

11 AM – 9 PM

River Legacy Park & River Legacy Nature Center

701 NW Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington, TX 76006

RIVER LEGACY FALL FESTIVAL

Fall Festival is an annual fundraiser in support of environmental education at the River Legacy Nature Center and River Legacy Park. This family friendly fall festival features a variety of games, bounce houses, a pumpkin patch, live music,  a dunk tank, delicious festival foods and so much more! 

This is a ticketed event.

For VOLUNTEER and VENDOR parking please see here.

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

• Climbing Wall
• Dunk Tank
• Bounce Houses
• Games
• Food Trucks
• Live Music
• Pumpkin Patch
• Tree Giveaway

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Taylor Boshek • 6:00-6:30 pm
Emory Ennis • 6:30-7:00 pm
Dylan Dalton • 7:00-7:30 pm
Allie Hogan • 7:30-8:00 pm
Max Segura • 8:00-8:30 pm
City of Arlington Forestry
TREE GIVEAWAY
Live Oaks • 11:00 am
Bald Cypress • 12:00 pm
Blackjack Oaks • 1:00 pm
Flame Leaf Sumac • 2:00 pm
Bur Oaks • 3:00 pm
Eastern Red Bud • 4:00 pm
LEFTOVERS
(while Supplies last)
5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Animal Explorations
with a Naturalist!
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
7:00 pm

SPONSORS & VENDORS

For all Sponsor and Vendor inquiries, please contact:

Shannon Porter
Associate Executive Director

shannon@riverlegacy.org

or call 817.860.6752 ext. 119

 

Planning Committee:

Tommy Crumpton 
Jill Hill

Shannon Porter
Becky Nussbaum Gerro 

Ellen Ravkind 
Sherrie Ripple
Traci L. Peterson
Lisa McCaskey 

Jose Aguilar 
Stephen Cavender
Michele Cyr 
Melissa Singleton 

Vince Hrabel
Elizabeth Marks  
Jay Six 
Misty Adams 

Karla Hernandez 
Shawna Bateman 
Nathan Pipkin 
Michael Sudhalter 
Mary Moreno

River Legacy Foundation hosts this annual fall festival in partnership with the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. All proceeds benefit the Foundation’s environmental education programs. No refunds will be provided.

F.A.Q

What COVID precautions will be in place at the festival?
River Legacy Fall Festival will implement all CDC and local public health mandates and guidelines. The safety and health of festival attendees and staff are always our first priority.

Where can I purchase tickets?
Family Fun Packages are now on sale for $45. Click here to purchase.
Family Fun Packages contain 4 admission tickets & 20 $1 coupons (a total value of $52). Deadline to purchase Family Fun Packs is Friday, October 7th by 5:00pm.

Where do I pick up pre-purchased Family Fun Packs at the event?
Packages & tickets will be available to pick up at the will call tent by the admissions at the start of the event.

Can I purchase tickets at the event?
Yes, individual tickets and coupons can be purchased at the event. Individual tickets are $8.

Where do I park?
Attendees park in the main River Legacy Parks parking lots. Hayrides will be available to take guests to the admission area. Parking map.

Can I pay with a credit card at the event?
Admission/Coupon Booth– Credit / Debit / Cash
Coupon Booths Inside festival– Credit / Debit / Cash

Can I pay cash for the food and games?
Food vendors, activities and games will ONLY accept coupons. Coupons can be purchased with cash, check or credit at the admissions booth and two coupon booths inside the event.

What is the value of the coupons?
Coupons are valued at $1 each. Games and activities range from 1 coupon to 7 coupons. Food prices will vary depending on the vendor.

What will I need coupons for?
Coupons will be needed for all food vendors, merchandise and some activities. The activities that require coupons are: Pumpkin Patch, Bounce Houses, Balloon Artists, Climbing Wall, Prize Cube, Discovery Room, Backyard Bass & Dragon Drop. THERE ARE MANY GAMES, ACTIVITIES AND LIVE MUSIC THAT ARE FREE WITH ADMISSION.

What are your refund or exchange policies?
All sales are final. The event is rain or shine. Tickets and coupons purchased will be considered a donation to River Legacy Foundation if the event is canceled due to inclement weather.

Is there a lost & found?
Found items can be taken to various tents placed throughout the venue, with the primary lost and found located inside the River Legacy Nature Center on 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd.

What can I bring with me to the festival?
Items allowed inside the venue include:

  • Reusable water bottles for water stations for refilling bottles
  • Strollers
  • Wagons

Items NOT allowed inside the venue include:

  • Weapons and contraband of any kind (regardless of permitting, e.g. Right-to-Carry permits will not be honored)
  • Illegal or illicit substances of any kind
  • Food or non-water beverages
  • Pets (except trained service animals)
  • Flyers, handbills, posters stickers (no solicitation or unauthorized vending allowed)
  • Chairs
  • Skateboards, motorized vehicles or scooters (excluding motorized wheelchairs or similar equipment for those with mobility concerns)

Is the venue ADA compliant?
Yes, the grounds will  be ADA compliant.

When will artists be performing?
Live music will be provided from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Please see the Young Stars & Guitars schedule under the “Schedule of Events” section..

How can I reduce my footprint at the event?

  • Bring a reusable water bottle to fill up at the refilling stations.
  • Place recyclable materials in recycling bins.
  • Throw non recyclable trash in trash containers

What is provided by the venue?
Vendors receive one 10×10 tent, one table and two chairs.

What is the standard booth size?
Artisans, Merchants, and Non-Profits receive a 10ft x 10ft booth space.
Food vendor space varies by event.

Do I need my own permit?
All food trucks and retail vendors must obtain, at his.her own cost, license or permits as may be required by law.

Can I bring my own tent?
If you would like to bring your own logoed tent, please contact the event manager for approval.

Is electricity provided?
No, electricity is not provided inside your tent.

Can I bring my own generator for electricity?
Yes, you may bring your own generator but it must be approved by the event manager.

When can I set up and takedown?
Set up time for the event is from 8am to 10am Friday, October 8th. Load up time is from 9:30pm to 10:00pm Saturday evening. Please keep your booth display intact until the end of the event.

Where can I find my booth space?
Booth spaces are located on the venue map, included in the email with your confirmation letter, which will be sent out within the week of the event.

Is my vehicle permitted on site?
No vehicles are permitted on site while the event is in progress at any time. All vehicles must leave the site no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the event and cannot return until 30 minutes after the end of the event. Vendor is responsible for all off-site parking. No passes will be issued for parking. Please click here for the map.

Where do vendors park?
Vendors park at Lamar Baptist Church located on Lamar Blvd. Please click here for the map.

Where do volunteers park?
Vendors park at Lamar Baptist Church located on Lamar Blvd. There will be a shuttle service to take you to the event, as well as take you back after your volunteer shift has ended.

Where do I sign-in upon arrival?
Upon arriving at the event, there will be a volunteer sign-in tent with a “Volunteer” sign/banner. This is where you will sign-in and receive information regarding which station you will be assigned to.
*Please note that you will need to also sign-out after your volunteer shift has ended*

What should I wear?
If you are with a volunteer group (ex: a company or organization) please wear a t-shirt with your company’s/organization’s name on it. If you are volunteering as an individual, please wear a River Legacy Volunteer shirt. If you do not have a River Legacy Volunteer shirt, we will have them available for purchase for $8.00 (sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL and XXXL). We can accept both cash, check or credit for the purchasing of these shirts.

Can I bring a water bottle and/or snacks?
Yes! You are welcome to bring snacks and a refillable water bottle which you will be able to refill using our water-bottle refilling stations. We kindly ask that you place recyclable materials in recycling bins and throw non-recyclable trash within the containers that will be placed throughout our park.

Do Volunteers get a break during their shift?
There is no official break scheduled during volunteer shifts, but there will be other volunteers and staff members available to cover your position for a few minutes if you need to step away or use the restroom.

About halfway through your shift, one of our staff members will come around with free lunch or dinner (depending on your shift) which you may eat at your assigned location.  

What COVID precautions will be in place at the festival?
River Legacy Fall Festival will implement all CDC and local public health mandates and guidelines. The safety and health of festival attendees and staff are always our first priority.

Is the venue ADA compliant?
Yes, the grounds are ADA compliant.

Is there a lost & found?
Found items can be taken to various tents placed throughout the venue, with the primary lost and found located inside the River Legacy Nature Center on 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd.

Items NOT allowed inside the venue include:

  • Weapons and contraband of any kind (regardless of permitting, e.g. Right-to-Carry permits will not be honored)
  • Illegal or illicit substances of any kind
  • Food or non-water beverages
  • Pets (except trained service animals)
  • Flyers, handbills, posters stickers (no solicitation or unauthorized vending allowed)
  • Chairs
  • Skateboards, motorized vehicles or scooters (excluding motorized wheelchairs or similar equipment for those with mobility concerns)

I still have more questions. What should I do?
No problem! You can email our Volunteer Coordinator, Whitney Campbell at whitney@riverlegacy.org, with any further questions or concerns you may have.

Thank You to our Sponsors:

Annual Sponsors:

hereFor VOLUNTEER parking please see here.