Gigantic Roundup of Fall Seasonal Fun for Families
Make fall memories that your kids won’t forget with apples, pumpkins, Halloween spooky sights and so much more all around Champaign-Urbana
There’s a whole lot that is super special when it comes to fall in Champaign-Urbana. We live among the cornfields and get this perfect mixture of all the fall things with the falling leaves as our backdrop for it all. Pull out your flannel shirts, pour yourself some warm apple cider and get ready for all the fall fun you can possibly handle.
Editor’s Note: Many area attractions and events have additional restrictions in place this year to provide a safe experience for your family during COVID-19. We encourage you to practice social distancing at all events and pack your masks, too.
Also, some topics do not have links yet as the information has not been finalized yet.
Everything Fall for Champaign-Urbana
Pin this page, post this to Facebook, save the link to your homescreen, or bookmark this link because this is one page you’re going to want to come back to over and over again for the whole season. Click on each link below to read what we’ve taken the time to put together for you and your family this fall. Some topics do not have links yet as they information has not been finalized.
Check out the chambanamoms.com event calendar for a complete lists of all of the activities planned this fall in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Virtual and otherwise, C-U loves fall festivals. Find out which ones you can tune into or where/how you can get a taste of everything you love about fall fests during this season.
These three outdoor activities are some of the best of the best when it comes to fall fun. Get the scoop on where you can make memories with your family by participating in some old (or new) traditions.
Getting even more specific, we unpack all the local orchards where you can pull up and pick apples. Get excited!
We’ve got lots of ideas on how to have fun this fall for free (or very low-cost).
Fall weather is perfect for hiking, biking and playing outdoors. This post links to all of our nature-loving, fall-outdoorsy, content to give you the scoop on where to head for your favorite outdoor fall activities – most of which will be easy to maintain social distance throughout.
We put our heads together to make a list of our favorite photo spots that are at their best when the leaves start turning colors in the fall.
While we’re not the rolling hills of Vermont, the Champaign-Urbana area boasts several sites to see the beauty of nature’s changing palette.
Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. Learn about this holiday and its significance.
Everything About Halloween
Halloween may be one day, but since Champaign-Urbana (ourselves included) is positively spellbound over this haunted holiday, we are ready to let the cackling, carving and candy craziness begin!
With COVID-19 restrictions in place, drive-thru events are growing in popularity this Halloween season. Find out what events you can enjoy from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle.
Find out what the official trick-or-treat hours are in communities across our area as they are announced.
2020 has us re-inventing some of our usual celebrations and Halloween is no exception. If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate at home as a family, we have some for you here.
Thanksgiving is Coming
The only thing better than turkey on Thanksgiving is a turkey from a local farm or dining establishment! Find out how you can order one before they’re all gone.
Turkey Trots In and Around Champaign-Urbana
Turkey trots are always popular and this year will bring a combination of virtual trots and in-person runs with staggered starts. Find out where and when here.