8th Annual Fall Fest kicks off next weekend in Mt. Vernon

8th Annual Fall Fest kicks off next weekend in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON, IL — The 8th Annual Fall Fest will take place next weekend in downtown Mt. Vernon starting at 5pm on Friday, September 27th and running through Sunday the 29th. This year’s festival is called “Growth, Progress, Pride”.

Grace Payne with Mt. Vernon Festivals Incorporated says the event’s name coincides with a special birthday for the city and county.

Payne says the location and the timing of most everything at the festival is staying the same as in previous years.

The Mt. Vernon Fall Fest is presented by SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital along with Withers Broadcasting Companies, Dana Communications (WMIX/WMIX Sports, X95/WILY, Q106.3) and a host of many other sponsors.