Many Homeowners Associations plan fall festivals. Some celebrate the end of the harvest, while others use a fall festival to provide a safe alternative to traditional Halloween trick-or-treating. Whatever the reason for thecommunity activity, with a little bit of planning the festival can be a lot of fun for all home owners.
Decide who is eligible to participate. For a project like this, the more community involvement you have, the more likely that the event is fun and successful.
Set a location and time. Advertise it on the street corners. Schools regularly host fall festivals, as do churches. In larger communities, the neighborhood holds the fall festival in one of its parks or grassy areas. Whatever location you choose, secure a backup location in case of bad weather.
Check out any insurance coverage you might need. Also, apply for any legal permits.
Enlist volunteers. This is sometimes the trickiest part of the equation. Recruit dependable people for key positions so you don’t have to scramble to do their job at the last minute.
Decorate your fall festival site. It can be as simple as setting out some pumpkins or more elaborate. A decoration committee is well advised for this chore.
Enjoy! But alas, make sure there is a clean-up committee designated to tidy up after all of the fun!