The Harvest Festival Returns to the Cape Cod Fairgrounds

Revival of popular local fall celebration includes craft exhibition, local food, a comedy show, hayrides and more.

FALMOUTH, MA – (9/12/18) – The ‘Taste of the Season’ hits the Cape Cod Fairgrounds September 22-23 when the popular Harvest Festival returns!

Back at the Fairgrounds for the first time since 2014, the Harvest Festival highlights the seasonal harvest from local farms, spotlights local artisans and crafters and welcomes fall to Cape Cod with a two-day celebration.

Attractions at the festival include an arts and crafts marketplace, local farm animals and a juried horse show, trolley rides, kid-friendly amusement rides and, of course, local food vendors and a beer garden.

The Harvest Festival will also be the host to the 6th Annual Cape Cod Comedy Festival on Saturday night. Doors open at 5 and the laughs starts at 7PM! This year’s festival is co-hosted by PIXY 103’s Matty B and World Gone Crazy’s Gary Marino. Tickets are $25 for general admission purchased in advance or $30 at the door – $40 for VIP gold seats. A portion of each ticket sale is donated to the Barnstable County Agricultural Society, Inc. Scholarship Program, which awards four-year scholarships to deserving Cape-area students each year.

“We are so thrilled to have the Harvest Festival back at the Fairgrounds. It has always been one of our favorite events and a wonderful family-friendly way to celebrate the arrival of fall and our local harvest. The addition of the Cape Cod Comedy Festival adds an exciting new dimension to what should be a great event!” notes Wendy Brown, General Manager of the Cape Cod Fairgrounds.

Admission to the Harvest Festival is $7 for adults $6 for Senior/Military with valid ID and $3 for kids age 6-11. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Tickets to the Cape Cod Comedy Festival can be purchased at


About the Barnstable County Agricultural Society: Stewards of the Barnstable County Fair since its inception in 1844, the Barnstable County Agricultural Society is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the education and development of agriculture, horticulture and other skills on Cape Cod. The society owns and operates the Cape Cod Fairgrounds.

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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