Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner – Family Fun This Fall

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Families can enjoy fall festivals, apple picking, watching football and so much more throughout Champaign-Urbana and beyond

With Labor Day behind us and kids back in school for many weeks now, we’re ready to embrace fall. (Yes, even with the summer temperatures just hanging there on the forecast this weekend.) How about your family? Are you ready to scoop up some mums for your porch, pick some apples off a local tree, or enjoy a fall-themed festival at your leisure? If you answered YES to any of the above, it sounds like you’re ready for a fall full of family fun in Champaign-Urbana and the towns surrounding our community! thanks One Week Boutique for presenting this weekend’s planner

One Week Boutique is the largest pop-up, seasonal baby & kids consignment sale in central Illinois!

Fall Sale Info: September 11-13 at Leonhard Center in Champaign

Sell and shop everything your kids need at HUGE savings! Hundreds of families sell their gently used children’s & maternity clothing, shoes, toys, baby gear, furniture and more. Clothing sizes range from Newborn to Size 14/16, and average clothing prices are $3-$6 per hanger, most with multiple items!

All clothing and shoes are inspected before being accepted and all clothing is hung up and separated by gender and size for easy shopping! From strollers and baby blankets to books and toys, One Week Boutique has savings waiting for YOU!

For more information, visit their website, Facebook or Instagram.

One Week Boutique Sale

Looking for the latest on fall in Champaign-Urbana?

Here’s a round-up of what we’ve shared about fall so far for 2021:

Featured Event – Arcola Broom Corn Festival

Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 12

50th Arcola Broomcorn Festival is fun for the whole family. 100’s of vendors, huge parade featuring their famous lawn rangers and movie cars, broom making demos, family carnival rides and much more!

Visit the website or Facebook for more info.

A few events to check out this weekend

Looking for something to do with your family? You’ve come to the right place! Our events calendar aggregates family-friendly events happening in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re busy and looking for a bang for your buck, so we put an emphasis on including free and low-cost events that you can plan to attend on the fly. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.

Find the complete event calendar by clicking here now.


Friday, September 10, 2021

Date/Time Event


2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Horizon RC Fest

at Eli Field, Monticello IL
RC Fest celebrates the radio-control hobby with FREE fresh-air activities for all ages, including “try me” tents and LED-lighted aircraft at night. Cost: Free admission, food for sale.


5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Meadowbrook Park Jazz Walk

at Meadowbrook Park, Urbana IL


6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcoming Week 2021 Kick-Off Celebration

at YMCA of the University of Illinois, Champaign IL

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Click here to visit the event calendar