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Homestead Resort Fall Festival Oct. 20th!



Homestead Resort Annual Fall Festival!  
 Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No more thinking the Homestead Fall Festival would be fun...now I KNOW!  We went last weekend and it was a great time for me and my family!!  We got there and found a witch telling stories, complimentary hand massages, horse drawn hayrides, and a visit to the pumpkin patch!  Not to mention amazing food at very reasonable prices!  I guess I expected the food to be expensive, but it wasn't!  


When you get there you see a bunch of decorated scarecrows.  My son's favorite was the one that scared him the most..lol  When you take your vote into the gift shop they give you a free piece of fudge!  Then we waited in line for a bit for the hayride.  My kids absolutely LOVED this.  My daughter even made a new friend that she just HAD to sit by. :)  Once we got to the pumpkin patch my kids recited lines from "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown", made a big pile of hay and then took turns (kinda) jumping in it.  


After they picked out their pumpkin and played we hopped on the hayride again and rode back so that the kids could decorate their pumpkins.  You can tell from his face that he was super stoked about this. :)  


After we got our fill of the activities we explored the Homestead further.  Going this time of year was so amazing!  The trees everywhere are changing colors and it made an already beautiful place...overwhelming!  It feels like a quaint, peaceful village.  My pictures really don't do it justice.


We stayed the night in the Barn which was really nice!!  After the kids exhausted themselves jumping on the beds we all went to the playground across from the pond that was outside our room, where my daughter wanted to practice her hanging skills :)  Then we ate at Fannie's Grill.  The customer service everywhere was excellent and I would recommend the Homestead Resort to absolutely everyone!!  This is definitely a place I want to come back to again and again!!


Homestead Resort annual Fall Festival!  

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees will receive special discounts for the gift shop, restaurants, spa treatments, and lodging will be discounted to $119 at the Zermatt and $109 at the Homestead Resort.  Hayride and Pumpkin Patch are included in room rate.

Local business will participate in a scarecrow contest and decorate more than 50 scarecrows for display on the expansive front lawn of the Homestead. Guests will vote and their favorites, and prizes will be awarded. Chef Joey Pesner will offer fall barbeque favorites as well. To learn more, visit www.homesteadresort.com.
Where: 
Fall Festival Homestead Resort
700 North Homestead Drive Midway, Utah 84049

I received free lodging for review purposes.  No other compensation was received.  All opinions are 100% mine.

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