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Posted on: October 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Family Fun at Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival Oct. 25

Children in costumes riding on a barrel train pulled by a tractor at the 2016 Fall Harvest Carnival.

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at City Park, 170 Charles Austin Drive.

Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival is family-friendly, free and open to the public. Attendees can participate in games, a variety of activities and a children’s costume contest. A haunted hayride, train rides and concessions will be available for a small fee.

The children’s costume contest registration will be held at the basketball court beginning at 6:00 p.m. The judging times are divided into age groups as follows:

  • 3 and under – 7 p.m.
  • 4 to 6 years old – 7:30 p.m.
  • 7 to 9 years old – 8 p.m.
  • 10 to 12 years old – 8:30 p.m.

The Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep, Advanced Imaging San Marcos, Tom Thumb Mini Storage, Direct Tools Factory Outlet, Ernie's Paint and Body, Ted Breihan Electric Company, Domino's, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Tap Room, Victory Cleaners and Josephina V. Martinez, DDS.

Visit for details and updates. For more information, contact Youth Services Coordinator Catherine Marler at


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