Your 2019 Survival Guide for the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival
The 98th Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival starts Monday and we've got your ultimate survival guide! Everyone in Evansville will be at the Fall Festival the week of October 7th and I've put together a list of things you'll need to be prepared:
While there is some free street parking, if you want to park quickly and conveniently, it'll cost you. Most of the parking is paid and the proceeds go to various local charities. Also, while some of the food booths take cards, some don't. You don't want to miss out on your favorite Fall Festival treat because you don't have a few extra dollars in cash.
If you're going to be down during the daytime for any length of time, don't forget the sunscreen. Yes, it's October and the weather will be comfortable, but the risk for sunburn is still very much real.
You don't have to wear your gym shoes, but a pair of 6 inch heels may not be your best bet either. If you plan to eat a lot, you're going to be doing a lot of walking so do your feet a favor, and wear some comfortable shoes.
It's a street festival. It's outside. You're touching all kinds of stuff, including the food that you're likely going to handle with your bare hands. Save yourself the sick days and whip out some hand sanitizer.
I have two words for you: Fried foods! While there are some healthier options at the Fall Festival, the majority of what you will find is deep fried. Eat enough of it, and you'll land yourself a wicked case of heartburn. Plan ahead. Throw some Rolaids or Tums in your pocket or purse
The Muncie Map is the Holy Grail when it comes to finding all of the deep fried and sugary treats available at the Fall Festival. You will need your Munchie Map. You can download a copy here. If you prefer, you can download the Fall Festival Pal app and keep your munchie map digital and interactive!