100th ave was filled with Families during the DBC Fall Festival. Photo By Andrew Nakonechny

Hundreds of people filled the streets of Fort Saskatchewan's Downtown as the 5th annual Downtown Fall Festival took place on Saturday.

The event is organized by the Downtown Business Council as a way to highlight the vibrant atmosphere and the variety of businesses.

President of the Downtown Business Council, Glenn Nielsen, explains the importance of the Fall Festival.


Many of the events included a Ferris Wheel, 100ft Slide, Taste of Downtown, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo and a Downtown Market.

Money was also raised for local Charities with the Dunk Tank.  Mayor Gale Katchur, Councillors Sheldon Bossert, Frank Garritsen and Birgit Blizzard as well as Mix 107.9's Alex Tostowaryk and Andrew Nakonechny braced the cold water for Charity.

More on the DBC Fall Festival will be available on Monday.