Saturday, September 30, 2023


Autumn festivals are popular RV family destinations

Cooler weather and brilliant blasts of color play host to hundreds of local autumn festivals across America. Pick one of your favorites, pack the RV and have a fun-filled family weekend.

Common Ground Country Fair – Unity, Maine – Sept. 23-25, 2022

The Fair features hundreds of exhibits, speakers and activities in “66 different areas where fairgoers can engage in educational talks and demonstrations” focused on sustainable living. Topics range from urban beekeeping and fiber arts to green building. “Families can enjoy a diversity of activities from the iconic sheep dog demonstration to haystack jumping.” There is also live music, kids’ games and organic food from around The Pine Tree State.

Tickets are available on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association website until Sept. 21 at advance prices of $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and teens 13-17. Children 12 and under are free.

On the ‘Planning Your Visit‘ page, check out the ‘Camping and Accommodations’ section for specific RV information. The organizers’ extensive list features campgrounds from 3/4-mile to about an hour away. Those on Facebook can check out: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

Additional Maine 2022 Fairs & Festivals

There are many festivals scheduled across Maine during the Harvest season. These popular events celebrate Maine’s farm fresh produce and local products and are perfect RV camping opportunities for families during the crisp outdoor season.

A few more Autumn Festivals:

Pumpkin Show, Circleville, Ohio

Warrens Cranberry Festival – Sept. 23-25, 2022 – Warrens, Wis.
Harvest Festival – Oct. 1-2, 2022 – Santa Fe, N. Mex.
National Apple Harvest Festival – Oct. 1-2, 8-9, 2022 – Biglerville, Penn.
Sonoma County Harvest Fair – Oct. 15, 2022 – Santa Rosa, Calif.
Wellfleet OysterFest – Oct. 15-16, 2022 – Cape Cod, Mass.
– Circleville Pumpkin Show – Oct. 19-22, 2022 – Circleville, Ohio
Louisiana Pecan Festival – Nov. 4-6, 2022 – Colfax, La.
NC Pecan Harvest Festival – Nov. 5, 2022 – Whiteville, N.C.

– Julianne G. Crane
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Julianne G. Crane
Julianne G. Crane
Julianne G. Crane writes about the RVing and camping lifestyles for print and online sites. She was been hooked on RVing from her first rig in the mid-1980s. Between 2000-2008, she was a writer for The Spokesman-Review newspaper in Spokane, Wash. One of her popular columns was Wheel Life about RVing in the Pacific Northwest. In 2008, Crane started publishing RV Wheel She and her husband, Jimmy Smith, keep a homebase in southern Oregon, while they continue to explore North America in their 21-foot 2021 Escape travel trailer. Over the years they have owned every type of RV except a big class A. “Our needs change and thankfully, there’s an RV out there that fits every lifestyle.”


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1 year ago

Just an FYI the Sonoma Harvest Fair is in Santa Rosa not Sonoma, not far away from each other.

RV Staff
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom

Thanks, Tom! It’s been corrected. (It was very hard to find on their website. Sheesh!) Have a good evening/night. 😀 –Diane

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