The first annual Highland Forest Fall Festival & Chili Cook-off is only one week away!!! Please join us Saturday, October 22 at Fidlers Park (the park by the pool / pond) for a full afternoon and evening of fun for all. Events start at 2pm and go through 10pm. 

The Chili Cook-off starts at 2pm, all chili will be ready for sampling by all starting at 3:00pm. Come out and see who the Chili Champ of Highland Forest is. Vote for People's Choice by dropping a dollar in the donation bucket at the booth. All donations will go to the Varnell Food Pantry.

If you would like to compete there is still time to register, just email Anthony Boatwright at, please include “HFLA Fall Fest” as the subject of the email.

The Arts, Crafts & Small Business Showcase starts at 2pm, we have some very talented people that will be showing off and selling their work. You can register by emailing Nicole Turner at, please include your phone number and a brief description of what you will be showing or selling.

Pickleball Tournament will begin at 3pm and is open to  ALL regardless of skill level. Stop by the courts, even if you don't play, to cheer our neighbors on. To register, email, please include “HFLA Fall Fest” in the subject line. Please register no later than October 17, 2022 in order to allow time for planning.

Don't miss out on some amazing Live & Local Music! Bring your lawn chair and and get down for a splendid evening of neighborhood fellowship, fine food & good music. Open mic will begin at 5:00pm. Residents and locals are encouraged to share a song or two, originals and covers are both perfect for the occasion. You are welcome to perform solo, with your band or simply pick-up with others at the event. 

HF Resident Nikki Worley

Easton Chambers

The Band Raven

Additional activities will go on throughout the day around the pond! 

Inflatables 2pm - 6pm

Games and activities in the field 2pm - 7pm

FREE fall photos 2pm - 5pm

Kids Glow Walk & Treat 6:30pm

Family movie in the park 8:00pm, Casper (1995)

Bonfire & S'mores at the Pavilion, 7pm - 10pm