The 47th annual Corvallis Fall Festival takes over Central Park this Saturday and Sunday, featuring 179 artisan vendors. Like years past, there is live music throughout the weekend. The annual street dance headliner is local Bob Marley cover band Belly Full of Bob.
Art Discovery Zone in the Art Center Plaza
The Art Discovery Zone returns with hands-on arts exploration activities and the annual Young Artist Marketplace. On Sunday, the Art Discovery stage featuring family-oriented music in a friendly setting debuts.
The headliner, edu-tainer Magic Mama, performs between 12 P.M. and 2 P.M. Throughout the day performers aged 8 through 18 will perform short sets.
Main Stage Music on Monroe Street
The main stage music line-up features musicians from the Corvallis area, Eugene, Salem and Portland.
Saturday Live Music Main Stage Schedule
11 A.M.- Noon. Wild Hog in the Wood
12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Unseen Signs
2 – 3:30 P.M. Big Outside
4 – 5:30 P.M. Pa’lante Fiery Salsa and Latin Jazz
6 – 7:30 P.M. Joanne Broh Band Featuring Garry Meziere
8 – 9:30 P.M. Belly Full of Bob
Sunday Live Music Main Stage Schedule
11 A.M.- Noon Gumbo Groove
12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Greg Nestler Trio
2 – 3 P.M. Sakumuna
3:30 – 5 P.M. Ludicrous Speed
Of the aforementioned artisan vendors, one third are brand new to the festival.
Free Bicycle Valet Parking and Shuttle Bus
The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition will offer free bicycle parking in the Art Center parking lot during the day.
Please note that parking can be a challenge, especially since some of the streets surrounding Central Park are closed during the festival. A free park and ride shuttle originates in the parking lot at Samaritan Health Services (815 NW 9th Street). The shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 10 a.m.. to 6 p.m.
For more information including a directory of artists and descriptions of the bands, visit corvallisfallfestival.org