Grove City College & Olde Town Grove City Present

Grove Fest 2019 | October 5th | 11AM-5 PM

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Get ready for Grove Fest 2019! It's a day filled with fun, food, art and activities for the whole family. This year, we're closing down all of Broad Street to expand the fun. Come for the parade and spend the day in Olde Town! Here's what you have to look forward to:  check back to watch as we add more fun to the schedule:

  • The GCC Homecoming Parade | 11 AM

  • Outdoor music  in the Gazebo | Featuring, Major Morgan 12-2 PM & Treebeard Brown from 3-5 PM | presented by Cunningham Funeral Home | Rain Venue Beans on Broad

  • Children's Activities presented by McDonald's | on the lawn of the Methodist Church lawn and on Broad Street | Rain Venue Methodist Church Basement

    • Meet the Princesses

    • Magician & Balloon Artist

    • Oversized games | presented by Relay for Life

    • Chalk art fun for kids |  presented by Community Art

    • Yogi Bear makes a visit!

  • Guthrie's Got Talent The Guthrie Theatre will be hosting the 1st Annual Guthrie's Got Talent on October 5, 2019 in conjunction with Grove Fest. Guthrie's Got Talent is open to all ages. Participants MUST be preregistered no later than October 1,2019. Please click to register. Check in will be Oct 5, 2019 from 7 am - 8 am with Auditions starting PROMPTLY at 8 am. There will be a $25.00 registration fee. At 1 pm those chosen to move on from auditions will begin to perform. After all performances, the judges will tally points and awards will be given.
    1st Place - $500.00
    2nd Place - $300.00
    3rd Place - $150.00

  • Wine & Spirits tastings! We've got some great tastings coming your way! Visit MLH Distillery at Jordan's Restaurant and Fractured Grape Winery at Nancy's Hair Loft | presented by VERAcheck | 12-5 PM

  • Pumpkin Patch at Tower Presbyterian Church | Donuts | 12-5 PM 

    • Enjoy picking out and painting pumpkins + a fabulous bouncy house!​

  • Professional Chalk Artists will create original holiday-themed chalk drawings up and down Broad Street | 12-5 PM | presented by Jim & Judy Hughes & American Hospitality Group-Candlewood Suites Grove City PA |  Meet  Our Fabulous Artists

  • Relay for Life Chili/Soup/Pie Cook-Off: Relay for Life Chili/Soup/Pie Cook-Off, October 5th, at Grove Fest in Olde Town Grove City! Doesn't cost anything to enter, and all the leftovers will be sold after judging to the hungry Grove Fest attendees! Better yet, all proceeds go to GC's Relay for Life! Challenge your friends and get your best recipes out, because it's time to Cook for a Cause! Contact for an application, or come by b'gifted, 216 S. Broad Street. Be sure to put Cook Off Application in your subject line if you email.

  • Other Fun: Spin Art, RC Cars, Photo Stands with Cut-Outs, and more! presented by  George Jr. Republic | Busy Beaver.

  • Crafter Vendors: visit them on Broad Street | 12-5 PM

  • ​Stop and check out all the fun: Jordan essentials, Pamela's Parlous, AXA Advisors, Heatfelt Crafts by Holly, Paparazzi Accessories, State Farm, Meme's Country Crafts, ​Lemongrass Spa, Steeped Tea, Dinner Bell Farms, Hopefield Children's Complex, Tony Blake Upcycled Glass, JL Morris Leather Shop & Homemade Decor, Esperanza Viva, George Jr./Rotary, Alpha Omega Center, Color Street, Young Living Essential Oils, Origami Owl & Wendell August Forge. 

  • Great food from our Olde Town merchants | 12- 5 PM Stop in for delicious specials at participating businesses

  • Food Trucks at the Joseph D. Monteleone Youth Festival Park  and on the street: Allie's Sweet Tooth, Ma & Pa Kettle Corn, Weiners Gone Wild, Dunkin Donuts, Compadres and Grace Church Food Booth| 12-5 PM

  • Merchant specials from Olde Town businesses; click here to learn more!       | 12-5 PM 

  • Special thanks to Visit Mercer County PA!

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special thanks to the Borough of Grove City!

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A Special Thanks to All Our Olde Town Supporters: American Legion | b'gifted | Broad Street Yoga | Burdick's Men's Clothing | Cashdollar & Associates | Creative Framing | Ann & Dave Dayton | Grove City College | Grove City Boro | Grove City Realty | Guthrie Theatre | Jordan's Restaurant & Pizzeria | Marshall Printing | McBride & McBride | Natural Options | Peachy's Massage | Pine Instruments | Reinhard Agency | Shannon's Kandy Kitchen | Ed & Leann Smith | Steigerwald's Kitchens & Baths | Trimpey Consulting | Whispering Pines Veterinary