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FAQ

1) WHERE DO I PARK AT THE FESTIVAL?
Ans: Parking is provided at the high school on US 12 at the east end of town, on the south side of town at Solid Rock Church (for a small fee on Saturday, free Friday and Sunday), at the Eden Foods lot on the corner of Tecumseh Clinton Road and Clinton-Macon Road, at Tate Park, and on all the side streets in town.
2) I HAVE A HANDICAP STICKER, DO YOU HAVE HANDICAP PARKING?
Ans: Behind the village office on US 12 and also at First Class Antiques directly across from the village office.
3) IS THERE SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Ans: Yes there is. It is available from 9:30 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Shuttles will connect Tate Park, the high school, and the south parking lots to the main part of the festival with several stops in town. Golf carts are also available for smaller distances. The Information Booth staff at the corner of Tecumseh-Clinton Road and Franklin Street can help you obtain a shuttle ride.
4) WHEN WILL I KNOW IF MY BOOTH APPLICATION HAS BEEN ACCEPTED?
Ans: All acceptance letters should be out by the end of July, if you have not heard please call our Fall Festival Office at 1-517-456-7396.
5) I HAVE SENT PICTURES IN OF MY CRAFT, WHEN WILL THEY BE RETURNED TO ME?
Ans: All pictures are held until all booths have been filled, pictures will be returned after the festival.
6) I BELONG TO A NON-PROFIT GROUP THAT WOULD LIKE TO MAKE MONEY THROUGH A FUND RAISER, CAN I DO SOMETHING THROUGH YOUR FESTIVAL?
Ans: We have a non-profit area where you may set up a table and sell things (tickets for raffles, face painting, bake goods, etc.) More information can be supplied through the festival office, please call the above number.
7) WHAT IF MY CHILD GETS LOST, OR I LOSE OTHER ITEMS WHILE ATTENDING THE FESTIVAL?
Ans: The Fall Festival Headquarters, located at the Clinton Inn on Michigan Avenue, will have lost items that have been found. They will be able to make P.A. announcements throughout the festival. The Information Booth can also assist you. It is located on the northeast corner of Tecumseh-Clinton Road and Franklin Street.
8) IF I AM GOING TO VISIT RELATIVES OR FRIENDS IN CLINTON ON SUNDAY THE DAY OF THE BIG PARADE WHAT TIME SHOULD I BE IN TOWN TO AVOID ALL THE DETOURS?
Ans: Everyone should be in town by 12:00 noon...the parade route gets closed off around 1:00 and no outside traffic is let through.
9) WHAT IF I HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY WHILE ATTENDING THE FESTIVAL?
Ans: Fall Festival volunteers will be at various parts of town wearing ORANGE shirts, contact one of them. Two way radios will be at the Community Center on Tecumseh Clinton Rd, the Fire Department on the main four corners of town, the Village Office at the east end of town (temporary police station) and at Fall Festival Headquarters in the middle of town on the north side of the street.
10) ARE DOGS ALLOWED AT FALL FESTIVAL?
Ans: Pet lovers often want their pet or pets to enjoy family activities with them. Fall Festival cannot be one of those activities. For the health and safety of pets and all Festival participants the Festival Commitee reminds you that no pets are allowed at any part of Fall Festival within the limits of the Village of Clinton. A recently passed ordinance is shown here:

Ordinance 2014-07

"For health, safety and sanitary reasons it shall be unlawful for an owner or keeper to bring a dog to Clinton Fall Festival activities, with the exception of service dogs."

Passed by the Clinton Village Council on May 5, 2014 and effective May 28, 2014.