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— Downingtown Friends Fall Festival Returns on October 8, 2022 — 

Join Us for a Day of Fun!

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM | 800 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown  

  • Shopping | quality thrifting at great discounts will be available, as will handmade goods sold by craft artisans, and a silent auction featuring local services provided by the community. 

  • Food | homemade goodies, including vegan chili, soul-warming soup, gourmet mac-and-cheese, hot apple cider, and baked goods galore with cakes, cookies, breads, and pies (with plenty of gluten-free options), ready to take home and share!

  • Fun | in addition to live music featuring local bands and Jeff "Elvis" Krick’s Elvis tribute concert, visitors can enjoy tours of the Hershey Trees throughout the day! Pay-What-You-Want kids' activities include hayrides, pumpkin decorating, snack-making, giant Jenga, face painting, coloring, and select events and games.

  • Education | learn about Quakers and their history in this area!

Scheduled Events

9:00 AM | The Festival Opens!

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | Jeff “Elvis” Krick’s Elvis tribute concert

12:00 PM | Hershey Tree Tour

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Petals Please Flower Arranging Workshop

2:00 PM | Historical Quaker Wedding Reenactment

2:00 PM | Hershey Tree Tour

3:00 PM | "A Brief History of Downingtown Meeting," by Deborah Miles

4:00 PM | Hymn Sing and goodbye!

Featured Craft Vendors

Trinity Willows | Knitted/crocheted clothing, accessories; baby items; dreamcatchers, using hand-spun yarn, upcycled material, local dried plants.

Gerp's Goodies | Original button art on pallet wood, serving trays, Christmas pillows, featuring vintage buttons.

Artisan Glass & Decor | Handmade decorative and functional items of glass.  Glass charms designed on site!

LaMancha Rescue | They're bringing puppies! This local animal rescue finds homes for horses, dogs, cats, farm and exotic animals, and provides pet therapy for dementia patients.


Restore Our Roots | This grassroots organization restores our local habitat, and they'll be offering Hershey Tree tours throughout the day, in addition to selling their Hershey Cookbooks.

Mini Reiki and Thai bodywork sessions.

Admission and parking are free, and kids' activities are Pay-What-You-Want. Rain or shine. For more information, visit our Facebook page here.

Saturday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join us for a day of:
- homemade soup and chili
- baked treats and hot apple cider
- thrifting and quality craft vendors
- live music featuring the king himself, Elvis
- kids' activities and face-painting

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