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Fall in Love with St. Charles

Even though fall marks the end of summer, St. Charles, Illinois still blossoms. With beautiful colors and several autumn-themed events, everyone is sure to have a wonderful time. The parks and river light up with burning red and orange leaves. You can stay during Jazz Weekend or visit during the renowned Scarecrow Weekend in October to see 80+ scarecrows and enjoy endless family-friendly activities. 

Make sure to make a trip to Primrose Farm for Hayrides, farm animal visits, and other fall fun activities. Or stop by all of the breweries and wine shops to enjoy fall craft beers on tap, cider, and mulled wine! Read our blog to learn about more fun things to do in the fall!

Fall Events & Activities

Jazz Weekend
Scarecrow Weekend
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Instagrammable Spots Tour
Catch a Show
Gallery of Ghoulish Homes Tour
Try Ciders
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Find Fall Colors
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Take a Primrose Farm Hayride

Cruise around Primrose Farm at the height of the fall harvest on a 30-minute tractor-drawn wagon ride. Group tickets include all the fixings to make yummy s'mores over your own private fire. 

Instagrammable Spots Tour

Grab your camera and get ready for a photoshoot! The Travel St. Charles App's Instagrammable Tour features some of the very best places to snap a picture around town.

Catch a Show

St. Charles is home to a variety of different theatrical venues including the Arcada Theatre, Steel Beam Theatre, and the Marquee Youth Stage. This is the perfect time of year to warm up inside and catch a great show.

Gallery of Ghoulish Homes Tour

Pack up the family for an evening out by taking the Gallery of Ghoulish Homes Tour! Drive-by several of the spookiest homes in the Fox Valley area, and admire the ghoulish yard displays of St. Charles' finest home haunters. 

Try Ciders

Broken Brix is a winery and cidery who make everything in house and with local products! Their wide variety of flavors pair perfectly with all of your favorite fall flavors...even Halloween candy! 

Listen to Live Music

Businesses all around St. Charles host a wide variety of performers. Check out our Weekly Live Music page to see who is performing each week!

Find Fall Colors

St. Charles is home to over 60 parks! Some local favorites to visit in the fall are Delnor Woods, Pottawatomie Park, and Mount Saint Mary Park. All three have beautiful foliage and great walking areas.