Harvard Lions Fall Fest

As with all Harvard Lion fund raising events, 100% of the proceeds are used to benefit the many charities and community programs we support.

Location & Time Bed Race Live Music Activities Food and Drink Photo Gallery

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with us! We're serving our burgers and fries (and more), hard cider, beer and wine, you can listen to live music and dance to Bare Hill. Admission and parking are free. Put together a team and build a bed for the bed races! Play Human Foosball and Cornhole. We have kids' yard games and activities. Fun for the whole family!

Saturday, September 14, 2019     3 pm to 9 pm

(Rain date Sept 28, 2019)

Harvard Library Field, 4 Pond Road, Harvard, MA 


Cornhole Tournament is back!


The Cornhole Tournament starts at 5:00 pm.  Double Elimination. Prizes to be awarded to top 2 teams.


Tournament equipment and organization provided by Boston Cornhole. 

Register Your Team Here.

Online Payment Here.


Bed Races 3 pm to 5 pm


Register Here. 
($25 Registration fee using your own bed, $35 if using ours.)
Sign Bed Race Waiver and Release Form Here.

As part of the Fall Fest, the Lions have organized Harvard's own annual bed race, starting at 3:00 pm on Sept 14.

Form a team, build a bed, and race!

Bed Race Information

  1. Make your own mobile bed, or use one of ours for a modest $35 donation to the Lions.
  2. Harvard Lions Club Volksfest Bed Races Waiver & Release Form
  3. Review Bed Race Rules
  4. Bed Race Registration Entry Form
  5. Bed Race Photo Examples 
  6. Links to Bed Races in Other Local Towns




Human Foosball! 


No registration necessary, just show up with your Foosball team or join one in progress!

Crafters and Vendors and Businesses

We invite you to rent an exhibit booth at the Fall Fest to sell your products or promote your business.  All booths will be enclosed within the beer garden and can be open from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Information is available HERE and the application is available HERE.

Harvard and Bromfield Sport Teams, Clubs, and Non-Profit Organizations

We have free booth space for you for your promotions and fundraisers!  Your information is HERE.



3 pm to 5 pm





Best Hippie Costume Contest!

Best Tye-Dye Contest!

Play Some Yard Games




  Little Kids' Play Area (Available all night in the Beer Garden)



Food and Drinks Open from 3 pm to 9 pm

Food Menu

  • Burgers
  • French Fries
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Veggie Burger
  • Wisconsin Bratwurst
  • Hotdogs~
  • Apple Crisp (from Carlson Orchards)
  • Beer Nuts

Drink Menu

  • Cold or Hot Apple Cider (Depending on the Temperature) - Carlson Orchards
  • Cool Refreshments

Adult Refreshments (No BYOB),  Beer $5, Wine $6 

  • Pauper's Pint, Ground Effect Brewery, Hudson, MA  5.4% ABV, Saison style, Belgian Farmhouse Ale sweetened with orange peel
  • Cloud Candy, Mighty Squirrel Brewery, Waltham, MA, 6.5% ABV, 60 IBU, New England Style IPA
  • Copper Legend, Jacks Abby Brewery, Framingham, MA,  5.7% ABV, 22 IBU, Traditional German Style Octoberfest Lager Beer
  • Harvard Lions Lager Beer, Jacks Abbey Brewery, Framingham, MA, 5.2% ABV, 18 IBU, German Style Traditional Lager Beer
  • Carlson Orchards Oak Hill Blend and Shandy Stand Hard CiderCarlson OrchardsHarvard, MA
  • San Humberto, Chardonnay from Argentina 2017
  • San Humberto, Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina 2017

Apple Cider donated by Carlson Orchards



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