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Tolay Fall Festival

October 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am

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One event on October 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

| $3 – $12

The Tolay Fall Festival presents two weekends of old-time, nature-based fun from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 12-13 & 19-20, 2019 at Tolay Lake Regional Park southeast of Petaluma.

More than just a pumpkin patch, the Tolay Fall Festival is a seasonal celebration of the beauty and history of this special park. Fall Festival activities are low-key, hands-on and educational by design.

  • Explore the “Nighttime Creatures Barn” full of native and exotic snakes, birds of prey, tide pool animals, and taxidermied wildlife
  • Venture into the “Creepy Crawly Room,” where tarantulas and scorpions glow under black lights
  • Take a hayride to a pumpkin patch and find the perfect Halloween pumpkin
  • Enjoy Alaguali cultural activities, including basketry, flint knapping, and acorn processing
  • Try farm activities like wool-carding and candle-dipping
  • Enter the World-Record Pumpkin-Seed Spitting Contest
  • Join hands-on demonstrations in archery, astronomy and nature photography
  • Compete in gunnysack races. Find your way through a straw maze. Pet barnyard animals
  • Sample food and desserts from local vendors or bring a picnic


$5 for adults
$3 for children 12 and younger.
Activities inside the festival are free.

Parking is $7.

Free Admission for Members! Regional Parks members get free, one-time admission for two adults and two children and free parking when they present their parking pass at the entrance.


October 12, 2019
11:00 am
$3 – $12
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Sonoma County Regional Parks
(707) 565-2041


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Tolay Lake Regional Park
5869 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA + Google Map