SOLD OUT | Fall Fest | Session 1 (10am-11:30am)
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Last Day To Register
10/7/2021 12:00 PM
1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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This event is SOLD OUT. Due to all sessions being SOLD OUT, transfers to other sessions will not be allowed and additional tickets will not be available to purchase for existing registrations.



Enjoy the splendor of autumn at Blandford's Fall Fest on October 9th, 2021! Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of crafts, games, candle dipping, and even make your own scarecrow* to take home with you! This fun-filled day will also include a wildlife presentation, blacksmith demonstrations, and concessions including treats for sale from Olly’s Food Truck!

This is a pre-sale event with specific wildlife presentation times for participants. Check-in will be located in front of the Visitor Center. Only registered guests will be permitted to park in our Visitor Center parking lot. You will be required to attend the wildlife presentation for the session purchased. Guests are asked to arrive at the time of their timed ticket, but may stay after their session time to enjoy additional time exploring our trails. All crafts and activities will close promptly at 3pm. For the safety of our guests, masks will be required to be worn by all visitors in designated "mask zones", regardless of vaccination status including outdoor areas and inside all Blandford buildings.

*One scarecrow per family please



$7 Adult/Child Members
$10 Adult/Child Non-Members
2 and under - Free (registration still required


This program is intended for all ages including families and children.

Session 1 Information- 10am-11:30am
Please arrive promptly at your designated start time (10am). You are welcome to stay at Blandford after 11:30 if you wish to explore the property, but we ask that you complete any crafts or activities prior to your program end time (11:30am).

Wildlife Presentation: The Session 1 Wildlife Presentation beings promptly at 11:10am
The wildlife presentation will take place inside our Auditorium. There is limited seating and guests will be socially distanced to the extent possible. Masks will be required to be worn by all visitors ages 2 and up inside the auditorium regardless of vaccination status. The presentation will take approximately 20 minutes.
 Please keep in mind that you may only attend the Wildlife Presentation that takes place during your timed ticket. You will not be allowed to join other session presentations.

Any questions regarding Fall Fest can be directed to our Program Manager, Ashley, at

Please Note: This program will have both indoor and outdoor activities. This program will take place rain or shine, but in the event of inclement weather this program will be canceled and participants will be notified of their refund options. All participants are required to wear masks for the duration of the program in designated “mask zones” and will be expected to stay socially distanced as much as possible.

Covid-19 Information: 

As of AUGUST 23, 2021, in accordance with current CDC recommendations, Blandford Nature Center requires all staff, visitors, and program participants ages 2 and up to wear masks while inside all buildings regardless of vaccination status. Masks will also be required to be worn by all guests participating in any mixed age community program, where attendees are from multiple households, both inside and outside in designated “mask zones”. If you or someone you are registering for a program cannot medically tolerate a mask, you must contact our Program Manager prior to booking a program. To contact our Program Manager, please call 616-735-6240, or email

$7.00 per Adult - Member
$10.00 per Adult - Non-Member
$7.00 per Child - Member
$10.00 per Child - Non-Member
Cancellation Policy
Notice must be received at least 7 business days before the scheduled program to receive a 75% refund. There will be no refunds issued after that time. Due to processing fees, full refunds are not available. All Community Programs will be held unless there is severe weather. Please come prepared for the elements. All Community Programs will have a registrant minimum. If the minimum is not met, you will be contacted by Blandford Nature Center and notified of your refund options.

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