Tonight marks the official kick-off for this year’s 46th Annual Dale Fall Festival.

The event will be held through Saturday at the Dale City Park. The Queen Pageant for this year’s event was held on Sunday at the Heritage Hills High School Auditorium with Gina Wahl taking home the top honors.

Dale Fall Fest chairman Mark Lubbehusen says the event serves as an opportunity for people to come back to the community:

Tonight’s schedule at the Dale Fall Festival includes, but is not limited to the following events:

6 pm Cheerleader/Dance Team Performance

6:30 pm Little Miss/Mister Pageant

7 pm Euchre Tournament

As mentioned a moment ago, the event is set to run through Saturday evening. Other highlightable events at this year’s Dale Fall Festival will include gospel music courtesy of the band “Santa Claus UMC” from 5 til 7 pm on Friday evening, ATV pulls at 7 pm on Friday night, and the parade, which is scheduled for 2 pm on Saturday.

A beer garden and children’s games will also be featured as part of this year’s festivities.