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Fall Faire

49th Annual Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch

October 13, 2024, 10AM – 3PM

Join the fun at our 49th Annual Fall Faire! Embark on a “Craft Crawl”! Play nature games! Watch performances around the “Fire Circle Stage”! Enjoy delicious treats from our SavorOC restaurants! Pick up a pumpkin or two!

Want to volunteer at the Fall Faire? Thanks! Register for a shift HERE.

Help make this a Zero Waste Event! Bring your own reusable cup, plate and utensils. Each individual to bring their own complete set of eating tools will be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate good toward anything in either of our gift shops or toward an ENC or ENC Tucker Nature Camp!

PARKING is usually tight! If you live close by, why not walk or ride your bike?


Swing by the ENC Pumpkin Patch in the “Log Area” near the “Top of the Stream” to pick out pumpkins for the whole family! Shop while dancing along to tunes performed live by the Sweetwater Creek Band.  Proceeds support environmental education in our community. Renew or become an ENC member at the Faire and receive a pumpkin for FREE at the Faire! It’s a great photo op too.


ENC Members! Get a head start on your Pumpkin Shopping! Enjoy exclusive members-only Pumpkin Patch time on October 13 ONLY from 2-5PM. Get those great photos before the crowds on Sunday!


Gather ’round the Fire Circle Stage and check out some fabulous performances! 

10:30  TURF family fitness class

11:30  Bolsa Chica Conservancy snake presentation

12:30  ImprovCity improv show

1:30     Mr. Skyler & his Amazing Animals

2:30     Circle of Fifths a capella performance


Local restaurants participating in the 2024 Savor OC showcase include Nomada, Pizza Bakery, Indarra Indian Cuisine, Mi CasaSOHO Taco, Bluewater Grill, Shirley’s Bagels, Kean Coffee, & Penelope’s Perfections!  Please support local restaurants that support their community! Learn more on our Savor OC page. Email us if you’re a restaurateur that would like to participate.


Be sure to check out (and bid on!) the items in our fun online auction between October 9 and October 15 at 3:30PM! Through the generous support of people like you, the ENC will continue to provide equitable access and inspire all to protect the natural world by serving as our community’s leader in ecological responsibility, sustainable practices and environmental education. To donate a silent auction item, please complete this form. If you have questions, please contact lori@encenter.org.


Play nature games and embark on a “Craft Crawl” along the Center’s trails. For $5 per child you receive a reusable ENC bag and a hand stamp that is your ticket to making 5 adorable crafts presented by our ENC Nature Preschool teachers and community volunteers! Proceeds support environmental education in our community.

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