Fall Festivities for Gerstad Residents

The weather is finally cooling down, the leaves are changing colors and the pumpkins are everywhere–it’s officially fall for Gerstad residents! Celebrate the season full of traditions and gorgeous weather by taking part in local fall- and Halloween-themed events.

GB ILFilm buffs near Richmond can enjoy a selection of horror films at the Halloween Horror Film Fest from October 13 to October 14. For $25 for one day and $40 for both days, guests can re-watch some of the spooky classics and participate in other festivities, including a beer tasting and haunted cemetery tours. The festival will be held at Richmond Memorial Hall. For more information about the festival, visit www.HalloweenHorrorFestRichmond.com.

Of course, fall fanatics and foodies alike will not want to miss out on picking their own pumpkins. In Poplar Grove, guests can head to Edwards Apple Orchard through November 26 to enjoy picking out pumpkins and apples and enjoy fresh apple cider and apple cider donuts. Edwards Apple Orchard is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October 31 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November 26. Visit their Facebook page for details.

Lake Geneva is not only known for its exciting water sports throughout the year. On October 28 and 29, Lake Geneva Canopy Tours will host its sixth annual Pumpkin Drop and Fall Festival. The festival is free and includes exciting activities such as Arbor Trail access, live music, a pumpkin drop contest, pumpkin painting, scavenger hunts and more. Learn more by visiting www.LakeGenevaCanopyTours.com.haunted hayride

Finally, hayrides are a favorite fall tradition and families can join the Halloween festivities at Peterson Park’s Haunted Hayride every Friday and Saturday until October 21. Presented by the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team, the hayride is open from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for $8 per person. Parking is free and refreshments are available to guests. Details are available at www.WonderLakeSkiTeam.org/Haunted-Hayride-Fundraiser.

The Gerstad Builders team is proud to create top-quality homes in locations that offer residents a true sense of community. Our communities in Williams Bay, Richmond, Poplar Grove and McHenry never leave families lacking things to do, and fall fun is no exception. Get out and celebrate the season near your Gerstad Builders community this weekend, and learn more about our communities at www.GerstadBuilders.com.