To celebrate the season, merchants on the Lafayette Public Square are extending an invitation to everyone to join them for the sixth annual Fall Funfest on the Square set for Saturday, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

During the afternoon event, a variety of fall-inspired activities are scheduled at no cost for children and adults, including storytelling, apple bobbing, wagon rides, inflatables, a fire truck display and a Halloween costume contest. 

Each of the local businesses participating in the event will also offer special Fall Funfest deals and discounts to consumers. 

Kids Costume Contest judging will take place at 1:30 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. The First Place winner will receive $50, Second Place will receive $25 and Third Place will be awarded $15.

So mark your calendars for Fall Funfest on the Square on Saturday, October 12, for an afternoon of family fun and fantastic discounts at your favorite local businesses!

 Participating merchants and information about this year’s giveaways will be announced in an upcoming issue of the Chronicle.