Fall Festival

Fall FestivalEvent Overview

  • Date / Time: October 16, 2021, 1 to 7 pm
  • Location:
    McKinney Park
    4730 E 42nd St
    Odessa, TX 79762

The 12th Annual Fall Festival is an annual event, brought to you by Chevron and the City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department, which brings families together from across the Permian Basin and beyond. There are hundreds of hours put into making this event what it is each year and that is a grand spectacle that anyone at any age can appreciate. Now in its eleventh year, Fall Festival has been a staple to the community and continues to grow each year with new and exciting activities.

Activities, fun, and excitement will be had by all as the Parks and Recreation Department look to bring the biggest and the best attractions to the community. This is unlike anything you have seen before! Come and create a lasting tradition with your family this year. This event attracts people from all over the state and people who are just passing through. Thousands come to enjoy the festivities all afternoon and well into the night. 

Remember the entire event is free, with the exception of food and drinks! You do not want to miss it!

People Wander Among Tents at the Fall Festival2019 Activities

  • Carnival-Style Children's Games
  • Face Painting and Pumpkin Painting 
  • Food and Drink Vendors
  • Inflatable Jumpers
  • Live Entertainment
    • Dinosaur Quest of Dr. T-Rex
    • Kids Celebration Family Game Show
    • Superstar Supershow
    • Team Big Air

Jack o Lantern Carved Like a Cat2019 Schedule of Events

  • Dinosaur Quest of Dr. T-Rex
    • 2:30 pm
    • 4 pm
    • 5:30 pm
  • Hot Air Balloons
    • 7 pm
  • Kids Celebration Family Game Show
    • 1:30 pm
    • 3 pm
    • 4:30 pm
  • Superstar Supershow
    • 2 pm
    • 3:30 pm
    • 5 pm
  • Team Big Air
    • 2 pm
    • 3:30 pm
    • 5 pm

2019 Contests

Presented by Chevron:

  • Carved Pumpkin Contest
  • Pie-Eating Contest - OHS versus PHS Football Team:
  • Public Jello Eating Contest - register on-site. Contests begin at 6 pm

Orange and Yellow Hot Air Balloon Illuminated at NightSpecial Activity

Presented by Prosperity:

  • Bank hot air balloon rides (tethered)
    • 2 Hot Air Balloons - avoid the lines and come early
    • Weather Permitting

Overflow Parking

We are expecting an abundance of people for this year's event, so please plan to carpool as much as possible, as parking is very limited. A free shuttle service will be offered from the following locations:

  • Ector Junior High School Parking Lot
    MCH Clinic (across the street from Ector Junior High School)
    8109 West Clements
  • Salinas Park
    600 W Clements Street
    Odessa, TX 79761

These shuttles will run from 12 pm to 8 pm. If you have any questions, feel free to call us, 432-368-3548.


Contact Us

For more information about Fall Festival, how to become more involved, and how you or your company can sponsor this event, contact the Odessa Parks and Recreation Department.