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Vendors will be providing baskets of goods/gifts.

ONE FREE TICKET if you sign up for our eNewsletter or Join Our Email List

Purchase your raffle tickets on site for a chance to win something fun!

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Join your West Vincent friends and neighbors and celebrate nature at its best while enjoying delicious food, participating in musical jam sessions, taking informative walks through our park, and more!

Enter your best baked good in our Baking Contest or your favorite photo in our Photography Contest!

Children can enjoy kids' games and activities all day!


Register your pet in our Pet Parade and Contest!

Food Trucks providing tasty fare - Epicurean Garage, Buenos Aires Empanadas, Bucktown Grille, Blue Wren Coffee

Our Sponsors
Activities Taking Place ALL DAY 


Meadow Maze 

Kids' Activities - kite making, pumpkin painting, bag decorating, and make your own scarecrow

Baking Contest

Photography Contest

Schedule of Events
Click on links to let us know your interest.

Mini Bird Walk - 10:00 and 12:00

Kids' Games - 10:30, 11:30, and 1:30

Tree ID Walk - 11:00 and 12:30

Martial Arts Exhibition - 11:00

Jam Sessions - 12:00 noon

Pet Parade - 1:00 p.m.

Tug of War - 2:00 p.m.

Foraging Walk - 2:00 p.m.

Drum Circle - 2:15 p.m.

Other Fun Things To Do!
check start times on our
Schedule of Events

Kids' Games - sack races, egg toss, tug of war, 3-legged races

Walks Through the Park - Mini Bird Walk, Tree ID Walk, and Foraging Walk

Musical Jam Sessions - bring your instrument and make some music with friends

Special Events - Martial Arts Exhibition and our Pet Parade

Activities andEvents
Pet Parade 

 Main Line Animal Rescue (MLAR) and West Vincent Township are hosting a Pet Parade and Contest! 

MLAR will be showcasing some of their pets for adoption. 

Owners and pets are welcome to participate in this fun, engaging activity! 

Register your pet(s) at the PET PARADE TENT 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  

Please complete one registration form PER PET!

Pet parade - at the PET PARADE TENT1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Winners of the contest will be announced by our judges at the end of the parade. 

Thank you to our judges:

Senator Katie Muth, Judge John Hipple, and Rep. Kristine Howard 

 Also, thank you to the Bazil Group for their attention and assistance. 

We are excited to see your pets on parade and appreciate your participation!!  

Rules & Regulations

All animals must be walked by an adult and may be accompanied by a child

Each pet must be leashed, crated or otherwise suitable restrained to the satisfaction of volunteers present.

No aggressive animals are allowed to participate

Do not bring animals that are “in heat”

Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pet

The pet’s behavior is the responsibility of the owner and control of the pet must be maintained at all times – owners of misbehaving pets may be asked to leave

Only non-motorized vehicles (i.e. wagons, bicycles, etc.) may be used for pet or owner transport for the parade

Baking Contest

Calling all bakers! 

Fall Fest Baking Contest





Our judges - 

Senator Katie Muth, Judge John Hipple, and WVE Nurse, Becky Kilfoy 


This contest is for amateur bakers of all ages. Professional chefs, cooks, or businesses may not enter.

Baked good must be made off site within 24 hours prior to the contest. Store bought baked goods are not permitted.

Refrigeration of baked goods or baked goods that are time/temperature controlled are not permitted.

Entrants may only provide one entry/one recipe per category (Pies, Breads, Cookies/Cupcakes) of judging.

Category descriptions: Pies - apple, blueberry, rhubarb, any other type of pie. Breads - stuffed breads, plain grain, banana bread, zucchini bread, any other type of breads. Cookies/Cupcakes - any type of cookie or cupcake. 

Entrants under 18 years of age must have parental consent (see Entry Form) and be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian at the event to participate.

A recipe card/slip must be submitted with each entry listing all ingredients, quantities, and preparations. Entrant's name, address, phone number, and age should be printed on the back of the recipe card/slip.


Entrants must print and complete the Contest Rules and Entry Form AND also submit a recipe card/slip with the entry as noted below.  ​

Judging and Prizes: 

Entry must be submitted for judging on a food-safe disposable setting (all plates, pans, or dishes are considered to be disposable and will not be returned).

A recipe card/slip must be submitted with each entry listing all ingredients, quantities, and preparations. Entrant's name, address, phone number, and age should be printed on the back of the recipe card/slip.

Items will be judged on: 

FLAVOR (aroma, taste, good balance) -30 pts

TEXTURE (appropriate for each type of baked good) - 25 pts

INSIDE CHARACTERISTICS (even grain, evenly baked) - 15 pts

OUTSIDE CHARACTERISTICS (uniform size, overall appeal) - 15 pts


All entrants receive points for entry – 5 pts

Contest Day: 

  • Check in begins at 12:00 Noon at the Baking Contest table. 

  • Winners will be announced after the Pet Parade. You must be present to win. 

  • Blue Ribbons will be awarded to the winners in each category and will be given $25 gift cards to Butterscotch Pastry Shop

Print and complete our Contest Rules and Entry Form to submit your tasty entries.


Photography Contest

Submit your best pics of West Vincent

(or anywhere)

animals and landscapes!

Fall Fest Photography Contest




Our judges -

Destiny Bussey, local photographer,

Ken Alan, Parks & Recreation member, and

Megan Cook, OJR HS Digital Art and Design teacher


This contest is for amateur photographers.

Entrants under 18 years of age require the permission of a parent or guardian.

All photos must be original work, taken by the entrants.

Sumit your photo(s) using the on-line Fall Fest Photography Contest Entry Form or printed on photo paper in 5” x 7” unmatted format and dropped off to the Township Building. 

Submissions will not be accepted after the deadline date of Monday, October 9, 2023. You may submit three entries per category. 

The winners will be contacted via the email address provided on the entry form by Friday, October 13, 2023. 

All entries will be displayed in a 5” x 7” unmatted format at the Fall Fest Photography Contest table.

The winning entries will be displayed in a 11” x 14” unmatted format at the Fall Fest Photography Contest table with a blue ribbon.

By entering the contest, Entrants agree that photos submitted can be used by West Vincent Township (WVT) for advertising purposes on the township website, WVT Facebook, and WVT Instagram social media accounts.

Entrants must submit a completed Contest Rules and Entry Form either on-line or in print, with their image(s)/photo(s). 

Judging and Prizes:

All entries will be displayed in a 5” x 7” unmatted format at the Fall Fest Photography Contest table. Your printed 5" x 7" image will be used for determining the winners. 


The winning entries will be displayed in a 11” x 14” unmatted format at the Fall Fest Photography Contest table with a blue ribbon and winning photographers will be given a $25 gift cards to Ludwig's Village Market & Catering. 

Photos will be judged on: 

Creativity and Impact  (40%) – the "I wish I'd taken that picture" reaction.

Composition (30%) - The arrangement of the forms within the photo should be pleasing to the eye. How well did the photographer use the available space within their format?

Quality of Picture (30%) – lighting, focus, exposure

Full Photography Contest Rules and Entry Form.

On-line Photography Contest Rules and Entry Form.

Pet Parade
Baking Contest
Photography Contest

West Vincent Township 
2023 Fall Fest at Opalanie Park
Saturday, October 14
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Participation & Registration Application

Please submit your completed form no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, Oct 6, 2023

Payments must be paid in full by Friday, October 6, 2023.
Please make checks payable to West Vincent Township and mail to or drop off in person at the Township Building,
729 St. Matthews Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425


Type of Organization:

Note:  All food and artisan vendors must have the appropriate vendor licenses and provide a certificate of insurance (upload file below). Only station space will be provided.  Tables, chairs, tents, umbrellas, etc. will not be provided to food or artisan vendors.  

Upload File


Upload Company Logo

Designate your participation level below:
Exhibitor, Vendor  OR  Sponsor (select only one)

Please select your participation level and if you would like to contribute to our event Basket Raffle: 

Select your participation level

Exhibitors ONLY, please select all of your station requirements below. 

There are limited number of 6' tables which will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.  Food and artisan vendors are asked to bring their own tents, tables, and chairs.

Complete all equipment requirements

Please select your sponsorship level. If you will not be present at the event, simply choose your sponsorship level and check the "Sponsor level chosen; tables not needed" box.

Sponsors will be recognized on the Township website and communications, event day communications, and on the premises at the event. $100 sponsors will be provided a 6' table. Sponsor levels $300 - $1,000 will be provided a 6' table and a preferred location at the event. 

Please send check, made payable to West Vincent Township, no later than, Friday, October 6, 2023

Select your sponsorship level

All participants (exhibitor, vendor or sponsor) are asked to confirm permission to identify your organization in our Township communications for the event.  

Permission to Identify Organizations in Communications

We look forward to your participation! Thank you for helping to make our
Fall Fest an enjoyable, informative, and inspiring experience.

Registration Form
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