Golden Fall Festival to be held Friday through Sunday at historic Golden windmill

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The windmill in Golden will be open for tours throughout the Fall Festival being held Sept. 8-10. | Photo courtesy of Karen Janssen

GOLDEN, Ill. — The Golden Fall Festival will be held Sept. 8-10 at the historic windmill in Golden. A variety of activities, booths, food and entertainment will be offered.

The schedule for the weekend is:


  • 5 p.m. — Food and beer tents open
  • 7 p.m. — Music Bingo by Crazy Acres Entertainment


  • 7-10 a.m. — Pancake and sausage breakfast
  • 8 a.m. — 5K Run/Walk
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Mill Market-vendor blender featuring crafts, small businesses and boutiques
  • 9 a.m. — Sand volleyball tournament
  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Kids games, prizes and bounce houses
  • 11 a.m. — Pea Ridge tractor pull
  • 1 p.m. — Beer tent opens
  • 5 p.m. — Pork chops and rib eyes available for purchase
  • 8 p.m. — Madd Hoss Jackson


  • 10 a.m. — Community church service
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Pulled pork dinner available for purchases
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Kids games, prizes and bounce houses
  • Noon — Beer tent opens
  • Noon-3 p.m. — Car/Truck/Tractor Show
  • 1-4 p.m. —   Live Music featuring Mike Coultas
  • 1 p.m. — Bags tournament
  • 2 p.m. — Pedal Tractor Pull

Food tent offering brats, burgers and hotdogs will be available all weekend.  The windmill will be open for tours.

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