Pumpkins to corn mazes, apples to football and so much more, we have everything you want to know about fall in Champaign-Urbana
No matter how old your kids are, we know you’re looking forward to making great family memories this fall
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. Pull out your flannel shirts, pour yourself some warm apple cider and get ready for all the fall fun you can possibly handle.
chambanamoms thanks Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In for presenting this post
The Harvest Moon is the area’s premier outdoor movie theater hosting fun events each weekend spring into the early winter. From Frightfest, the #1 Halloween celebration in central Illinois, to the Wizarding Weekend and Halloween Events in September & October, the Harvest Moon has activities and movies for all tastes. The Harvest Moon was recently voted the #1 movie theater and date spot in the Champaign-Urbana area and is the perfect spot for family fun after dark also.
We will keep adding posts, events and updates as they are announced, so check back often; all events are also listed on our events calendar. Click on the links below for more information on each topic — we have lots of exciting things to share with you in the coming months. Pin this page, post this to Facebook, save the link to your homescreen, or bookmark this link because this is one post you’re going to want to come back to over and over again, all fall long.
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Everything Fall for Champaign-Urbana
Check out the chambanamoms.com events calendar presented by OSF HealthCare for a complete list of activities planned this fall in the Champaign-Urbana area.
C-U loves fall festivals, and we’re even willing to drive a short distance to get to the best ones. Find out which festivals you can pack up the family and head to as you enjoy some outdoor fall fun.
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).
There are a number of parades happening around Champaign-Urbana throughout the fall season, but a few stand out as our favorites of them all.
Fall weather is perfect for hiking, biking and playing outdoors. This post links to all of our nature-loving, fall-outdoorsy, content.
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.
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.
Outside of our immediate area, you can drive a few hours in different directions to hit some truly “next level” festivals this fall. Here are a few we want you to know about.
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!
Looking for some super-scary and not-so-kid-friendly Halloween happenings? This list of frightful happenings around town is for you,
Trick-or-Treat Times in the Champaign-Urbana Area
Find out what the official trick-or-treat hours are in communities across our area as they are announced.
Thanksgiving is Coming
Where to Order your Thanksgiving Turkey in Champaign-Urbana
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.
Where to Eat Dinner on Thanksgiving in Champaign-Urbana
Don’t want to cook but still want to feast? Here are some great dine-in or carryout options for your family’s Thanksgiving table.