Fauntleroy Fall Festival

The Fauntleroy Fall Festival is an annual neighborhood celebration brought to you by the Fauntleroy Community Association, Fauntleroy Church UCC, West Seattle/Fauntleroy YMCA, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering, Endolyne Joe’s, Fauntleroy Children’s Center, Little Pilgrim School, and Fauntleroy Schoolhouse.

Fun awaits at Fauntleroy Fall Festival 2014

This year’s Fauntleroy Fall Festival is on Sunday, October 19 (2–5 p.m.) at The Hall at Fauntleroy, Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, and Fauntleroy Church and parking lot. This family-friendly community celebration is open to all!

Special activities include a climbing wall, pumpking decorating, birdhouse construction, a mechanical bull, environmental corner activities, an inflatable obstacle course, pony rides, and a petting farm—bunnies and chickens and goals. Oh my!

Bake a cake, judge many cakes, at the annual cake competition (judging begins at 2 p.m., prizes awarded at 3 p.m. in the Vashon Room, The Hall at Fauntleroy). A cake walk follows!

Music and other performances will include the Back Porch Apostles Band, Chainsaw Geoduck Band, Endolyne Children’s Choir, Peter Guyon (and friends) Jazz Quartet, Five Buck Band, West Seattle Community Orchestra ensembles, West Seattle Dance (scenes from The Doll Maker), and the Jump Jazz Trio.

Fauntleroy Fall Festival From 3:30-5 p.m., take a spin on the dance floor in the Vashon Room, The Hall at Fauntleroy, with the West Seattle Big Band. Those who attended the Fauntleroy Swing into Summer event last June will remember the fun!

Food will be available for purchase at various sites, offered by Stuffed Cakes (cupcakes and coffee), Guadalajara (tacos), Endolyne Joe’s (pulled pork sliders), Tuxedos & Tennis Shoes Catering (beef stew and butternut squash soup), and the Fauntleroy Church youth group (baked goods).

More details are forthcoming. For more information, e-mail fauntleroyfallfestival@gmail.com.

2013 Fauntleroy Fall Festival is a huge success

The 2013 Fauntleroy Fall Festival occurred Sunday, October 20, in the Fauntleroy Church parking lot, the church sanctuary, and Fellowship Hall; upstairs at the YMCA; and across the street at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, the Hall at Fauntleroy, and the Fauntleroy Children’s Center playground.

Initial estimates are that 1,600 people attended the festivities.

Many individuals, businesses, and organizations were involved in making this year’s event a success:

Sponsors: Fauntleroy Community Association, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, West Seattle/Fauntleroy YMCA, Fauntleroy Church/United Church of Christ, Little Pilgrim Preschool, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering, Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, Endolyne Joe’s Restaurant, Fauntleroy Children’s Center, and NUCOR Steel

Food Vendors: Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering, The Original Bakery, Endolyne Joe’s Restaurant, Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant, and the Fauntleroy Church Youth Group Bake Sale

Performances and Entertainment: Pickled Okra Bluegrass Band, Jump Jazz Ensemble, Five Buck Band, Polka Service, Lauren Petrie Keyboard, LeLavision Physical Music, Dance! West Seattle, Endolyne Children’s Choir, Y Zumba, and Animate Objects Physical Theater (stilt walker)

Vendors: Buck-A-Roo Bob’s (ponies), City Goat Farm & Zoo (petting zoo), Clowns Unlimited (climbing wall and mechanical bull), and Gail Ann Photography

Information Tables: Fauntleroy Community Association (with balloons!), Fauntleroy Church/United Church of Christ, West Seattle/Fauntleroy YMCA, Little Pilgrim Preschool, and Hi-Yu Princesses

Environmental Groups (crafts and other offerings and/or information): Fauntleroy Watershed Council, Forest Stewards, King County Wastewater Management/Barton Pump Project, Camp Long, Puget Sound Beekeepers, Seattle Farm Co-Op, City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management/SNAP Emergency Preparedness, Pete—fly tying, and Boy Scout Troop 284 (recycling)

Volunteers: There are way too many volunteers to thank individually, but you know who you are! Feel really great about knowing that you helped to create this years’ event. Whether you worked one hour or several, thank you!

Special thanks to members of the planning committee: Jenny and Gordy Mandt, David Haggerty, Kim Petram, Lorrie Cook, Terry Clements, Kathleen Steele, Kim Sheridan, Denise Wallace, Judy Pickens, Irene Stewart, and chairperson Debbie Kerns.

In addition, we are grateful for fine event coverage in the West Seattle Blog and West Seattle Herald (see links below).

Many other details have been posted on the Fauntleroy Fall Festival Facebook page. For more information, e-mail fauntleroyfallfestival@gmail.com.

Information & Photos from the 2013 Fauntleroy Fall Festival

2013 Details | 2013 Photos (West Seattle Blog) | 2013 Photos (West Seattle Herald)

Eric Dale, interim pastor at Fauntleroy Church, shared the following photos (and many more!). Scroll down for photos from other Fauntleroy Fall Festival visitors. Click on the thumbnail photos to see larger images.

Fauntleroy Fall Festival photos October 2013


Patrick Robinson, West Seattle Herald, shared the following photos. Scroll down for photos from other Fauntleroy Fall Festival visitors. Click on the thumbnail photos to see larger images.

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The following 2013 Fauntleroy Fall Festival photos are by Irene Stewart. Click on the thumbnail photos to see larger images.

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Click here to see photos and other information from previous years,
posted in the Fauntleroy Fall Festival Archive.