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29th Annual International Fall Festival

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017


Saturday, September 23rd starting at 11:00am

Join us on South Barstow Street the International Fall Festival from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.



Exhibitors & Vendors

Organizations, exhibitors, and vendors will line South Barstow Street. Come for the fun and learn about our community's great resources!

See below for info about joining us as an exhibitor or vendor!


Food & Drink

A selection of local food vendors will be at the festival providing delicious treats.

Participating vendors include: Best Way, Egg Rolls & More, Greek Gourmet, JAKS, Simply Sweet Shavery, Big Girl Hot Dogs, Life Support BBQ, Badger Kettle Corn, Maui Wowi Hawiian Smoothies, The King of Creams


World Main Stage

sponsored by The Businesses of the South Barstow District

Enjoy some great, family-friendly music in the parking lot next to The Lismore!

11:00am UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble
12:00pm Klezmazel
1:00pm Jang-Mi Korean Dance & Drum
2:00pm TBA
2:45pm Sculpture Tour Eau Claire Winner Announcement
3:00pm Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations
3:30pm Cotton Candy Eating Contest (sign up at the Downtown Eau Claire booth)
4:00pm The Shillelagh Lads








(schedule subject to change)


International Performance Stage

sponsored by Xcel Energy

Watch performances and demonstrations from some of your favorite organizations! Located at the corner of S Barstow and Main St.

11:00am Karate America
11:30am First Position Dance Co.
12:00pm Pinata Breaking (by El Centro de Conexion)
12:30pm West Whisperer (Hmong dance)
1:00pm Swan Lake Ballet Studio
1:30pm Danz Kraze
2:00pm AKF Martial Arts Academy
3:00pm Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations
4:00pm Pinata Breaking (by El Centro de Conexion)
4:30pm First Position Dance Co.










(schedule subject to change)


Family Fun Zone

sponsored by U.S. Bank

Enjoy inflatables, pony rides, a petting zoo, games, and activities!


Parade of Nations

sponsored by Royal Credit Union 

Starting at 3:00 pm, don't miss the Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations featuring community groups from throughout the Chippewa Valley. The parade will be on South Barstow Street between Seaver and Gibson Streets.


Parade registration for this year's festival is now closed. Email us at if you would like to be notified about the the 2018 festival.




Biking & Walking

Easy access on the Chippewa River and Old Abe State Trails.



Ride the bus for FREE to the festival! All lines start and stop at the Downtown Transit Center, just steps from the festival.

Thanks to our friends at Eau Claire Transit!



North Barstow Ramp (769 stalls): $0.50/hour, $8.00 max/day

South Barstow Ramp (405 stalls):  $0.50/hour, $8.00 max/day

Click here to see our full Downtown parking map!



Exhibitors & Vendors

Registration for this year's festival is now closed. Email us at if you would like to be notified about the the 2018 festival.


$50 for nonprofits & Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Members

$100 for all others

Food Vendors

$150 for Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Members

$250 for all others




Help us make this event a success! We have volunteer opportunities throughout the day and all volunteers will receive a t-shirt, $5 food coupon, a free drink, and a warm, warm heart!

Click here to sign-up today!



Sponsorship Opportunities

We would love your support to make the International Fall Festival a success! Click here to read more and contact us if you are interested.




More details coming soon!


Gold Sponsors








Silver Sponsors








Supporting Sponsors


Aiming Higher Inflatables


Contributing Sponsors

American Ice

Myers Septic Service

Silver Spring Foods

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