Fall festivals that celebrate the season

by , SmarterTravel Staff
Pumpkins at the Circleville Pumpkin Show (Photo: Circleville Pumpkin Show)
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In spite of its place as the harbinger of long and cold winters for many, fall gets an inspired reception every year, with festivals and events to celebrate the bounty and beauty of the season. With hundreds, if not thousands, of fall food and drink festivals across the country, fattening up for winter is easy.

From fall fruits to fruits de mer, autumn harvest festivals have the season's best offerings covered. Many are free, though the food and drinks will cost extra. Here are some of the largest, tastiest, and most unique festivals celebrating the flavors of fall.


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