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Jordan gears up for 66th annual Fall Festival

Carson Vasile, 3, (right) and Carson Bell, 5, enjoy one of the rides at the Jordan Fall Festival last year. This year's festival is set to take over Beaver Street Friday through Sunday.

Carson Vasile, 3, (right) and Carson Bell, 5, enjoy one of the rides at the Jordan Fall Festival last year. This year's festival is set to take over Beaver Street Friday through Sunday. File photo

More than 400 volunteers are hard at work to ensure that this year’s Jordan Fall Festival is just as good as, if not better than, the last.

On the menu

The following menu items are available all weekend long.

Fresh-made donuts

Homemade pies

Ice cream

Ice cream floats

Fish sandwich

Clam chowder

Pizza

Curly fires

Chicken tenders

Fried dough

Soft pretzels

Baked potatoes

Nachos

Hamburger

Hot dogs

Sausage sandwich

Candy store

Chili

Fruit cup

The 66th annual Fall Festival will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday on Beaver Street and feature an array of free entertainment, amusement rides, an antique tractor and engine show, a used book sale, greased pole climbs, soul food and much, much more.

Proceeds from the event go to the Jordan Community Council, which disperses funds to local non-profit organizations such as the Jordan Pool, the food pantry and the Scouts.

Festival parking and admission are both free. For more information, visit jordanny.com.

The lineup

Friday

11 AM – 1 PM: Fish fry lunch (reopens at 5 PM for the weekend)

5 PM: Festival grounds open

5 – 9 PM: Tim Burns and Two Hour Delay

9 PM: Festival closes until Saturday

Saturday

9 AM: Antique Tractor and Engine Show

10 AM: Festival grounds open; pumpkin painting; child and seniors Masons free ID program

11 AM – 3 PM.: Hayrides on the canal towpath

11:30 AM: Parky the Clown and Friends; Youth Soccer Challenge competition

Noon: Chicken BBQ ‘til gone

2 PM: J-E Marching Eagles

5 – 9 PM: International guitar duo Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb

9 PM: Festival closes until Sunday

Sunday

8 AM: Pancake breakfast ‘til gone; Car, Bike n’ Truck Show registration

9 AM: Ecumenical church service

11 AM: Festival grounds open; kids greased pole cross

Noon: Chicken BBQ ‘til gone; J-E Community Band; Car, Bike n’ Truck Show

1 PM: Greased pole climb

3 PM: Four on the Floor

4 PM: Grand prize drawing; Car, Bike n’ Truck Show awards

5 PM: Festival closes until 2013

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