Hurlock Fall Fest and Parade set for Oct. 1
HURLOCK — The 25th annual Hurlock Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 1.
Pre-festival activities Friday evening will include the Little Miss and Little Mr. Fall Festival Contest for children 3 to 6 years old at 6 p.m. at the Hurlock American Legion, 57 Legion Drive, and Hurlock’s Got Talent competition from 7 until 10 p.m. at the Hurlock Train Station.
The festival gets into high gear on Saturday with a parade at 10 a.m. Elected officials, local fire companies, school bands, antique cars and many others make the parade one of the highlights of the day.
Arts and crafts and food vendors set up bright and early at 8a.m. and stay through 4 p.m. Music and entertainment will include the winners of Friday night’s talent competition. Free pony rides will be available for smaller children starting after the parade and continuing until 2 p.m.
The baby contest starts at noon. A clown, face painting, carriage rides, corn hole tournament, and more will also be on deck for entertainment for all ages.
You can board the Hurlock Express and ride back in time. Relax and enjoy your scenic journey through the area’s beautiful farmland. This pleasant round-trip train ride goes from Hurlock to Federalsburg and back.
The train departs from the Hurlock train station on Gay Street at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person and routinely sell out ahead of time. Tickets are available for pre-sale at the Hurlock Town Office, 311 Charles Street, or by calling 410-943-4181 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Town of Hurlock gathered on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, for the annual Hurlock Fall Festival. Many local groups were represented in the parade that kicked off the event. Food, beverages, crafts, train rides and more were all included in the fun.