Key info for the Frankfort Fall Festival

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Lost in the crowd: Areas are set up to find a lost child - or parent - at the Frankfort Fall Festival | File photo

The Frankfort Fall Festival has become a major event in the Southland, and visitors may be wondering about everything from where they’ll park to where to go if their child gets lost or if they just to find some shade. They need not look any further for answers to such questions:

General official parking

Parking is available in two locations with shuttle bus service to the Festival:

Grassy lot, U.S. Route 45 (LaGrange Road) and Nebraska Street, $10.00 donation to Frankfort Boy Scout Troop #270.

Paved parking lot at Peace Community Church, 130 South U.S. Route 45 (LaGrange Road), $10.00 donation to Frankfort Boy Scout Troop #270.

Handicap Parking (appropriate permit must be displayed):

The Trolley Barn parking lot, located at Nebraska Street and Center Road, $10.00 donation to The Frankfort Dog Park Organization.

Shuttle bus service to/from general official parking lots

Bus service to the festival area with drop-off and pick-up on White Street, north of the Old Plank Trail near Elwood Street. Shuttle bus service runs continuously on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Face painting

Professional face painter Donna Davis, of Neon Nuts, Inc., will be located in booth E853 during the hours of the festival.

First aid

First aid is available in two locations

Frankfort Chamber of Commerce office, Kansas Street and Hickory Street

One North White St. White Street and the Old Plank Trail

Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; after 6 p.m. dial 911 for emergency assistance

Frankfort Car Club

The Frankfort Car Club will host their annual exhibition on the north side of Elwood Street. The exhibition will take place immediately following the Frankfort Fall Festival Parade on Sunday, Sept. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. Come out and admire the world class collection of classic, vintage automobiles.

Lost child or parent

For assistance in locating a lost child or parent:

Look for a yellow-shirted Frankfort Fall Festival Volunteer; or,

Go to the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce Office, located at the intersection of Kansas and Hickory streets; or,

Go to the information booth, located at the intersection of Kansas and Oak streets.

Lost and found

To inquire about a lost item:

Go to the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce office, located at the intersection of Kansas and Hickory street.

Lions Club Dance and $10,000 Sweepstakes

Frankfort Lions Club is sponsoring their 32nd Annual Sweepstakes Dance and Drawing on Thursday evening, Aug. 29, in the BETA Entertainment Tent. Each Sweepstakes ticket is entry for two people to the dance as well as a chance to win a number of prizes, including the $10,000 First Prize. Tickets are $20 before the evening of the event or $25 at the door, and they can be purchased from a local Lions Club member or www.frankfortlionsclub.com. Admission to the tent begins at 7 p.m. with the drawing held approximately at 11 p.m. The dance music will be provided by Sundance, and food will be available for sale.

Museums

Frankfort Historical Society Museum (132 West Kansas St.); Tentative hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Parade

Sept. 1, at 1 p.m.

Parade theme: “Frankfort’s Fright Festival – It’s A Thriller.” We are

encouraging all parade participants to join in the fun and allow their float design to draw inspiration from Halloween, fun fall harvest ideas (not spooky or scary).

Tented rest area

Two official shaded rest tents are located at Breidert Green, next to the food court. Enjoy Breidert Green’s entertainment stage as you savor samplings from our Food Court and relax in the shade.

Provided by the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce