Harvest Festival 2023

Harvest Festival 2023
Registration Begins
Last Day To Register
10/6/2023 12:00 PM
1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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Enjoy the splendor of autumn at Blandford's Harvest Festival on October 7th, 2023! Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of nettie doll making, pioneer games, freshly pressed apple cider samples, candle dipping, rope making, face painting, wildlife presentations, and goat petting, included in the cost of each ticket! This fun-filled day will also include blacksmith demonstrations, log cabin interpretation, and concessions--including food for sale from El Caribe Food Truck and treats from the Blandford School students. Scarecrow making* will be available for an additional cost of $5.

*One scarecrow per family, please. Ticket may be purchased at admissions. Scarecrow supplies is limited and tickets will be available for purchase while supplies last.


Check-in will be located in front of the Visitor Center. There will be no check-in station or other activities at the Blandford Nature Center Farm.


Wildlife Presentations will occur at 11am and 1pm in the auditorium.



Adult/Child Members: $10 
Adult/Child Non-Members: $13 
3 and under - Free


Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-purchasing tickets is recommended to avoid the line.


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

Any questions regarding the Harvest Festival can be directed to our Farm Program Specialist, Sarah Bass, at bass@blandfordnaturecenter.org

Please Note: This program will take place indoors and outdoors. In the event of severe weather, the program will be canceled and participants will be notified of their refund options.


Media Disclaimer: 


COVID-19 Information: As of January 1, 2023, face coverings are not required while participating in programs indoors or outdoors at Blandford. Blandford continues to monitor local COVID rates and reserves the right to reinstate masking requirements for staff, general visitors, and program participants of all ages, regardless of vaccination status, if community health concerns arise. Blandford will notify program participants if this policy changes before a scheduled program takes place. Participants should not attend a program if they show any signs of infectious illness, including cough, fever, headache, runny nose, vomiting or diarrhea.

$10.00 per Adult - Member
$13.00 per Adult - Non-Member
$10.00 per Child - Member
$13.00 per Child - Non-Member
Cancellation Policy
Notice must be received at least 7 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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