Kids in American MoRA's Fall Fest

Fall Fest 2023

MoRA’s Signature Event Series continues with a, like, totally rad concert. Get your neon colors, animal prints, scrunchies, and big hair ready. Need a shirt? Try one of ours.

MoRA’s Fall Fest will be poppin’ Thursday, September 21st from 6 to 8pm at the Embrace Sculpture. Starring Kids in America, totally 80’s tribute band.

Plus, a choice lineup of food and drinks, inflatable games from Big Air, facepainting, and a market area full of local businesses, artisans and nonprofits.

MoRA Fall Fest on Sept 21

Huge thank you to our Event Sponsors, who are helping make Fall Fest free to the community and supporting MoRA’s work this year:

Edge City BreweryDentistry on Monroe | The Barker LoungeHearing Solution Center

Hawthorne’s Pizza | Be-Em Asian | Social Pet HotelBig Air

Edge City Brewery logo
JAVA Band group pic
Be-Em Asian Kitchen logo
JAVA Band group pic
JAVA Band group pic
JAVA Band group pic
JAVA Band group pic
Big Air logo

Music & Entertainment

Kids in America at MoRA's Fall Fest

Kids In America: Totally 80’s Tribute Band.

Art Henson, Emcee

Art Henson, Emcee: Neighbor, model, writer, and inventor


Big Air inflatable games

The Bubble Man, inflatable games from Big Air, facepainting, and lawn games.


Food & Drink

JAVA Band group pic

Edge City Brewery: Beer, wine, non-alcohol drinks and local snacks.

Be-Em Asian Kitchen food

Be-Em Asian Kitchen: Asian Fusion. Fresh, never frozen, local and organic ingredients, and scratch-made sauces.

Hawthorne's Pizza

Hawthorne’s Pizza: 2 slices/$6; whole pie $15.
Or order from full menu to pick up inside.


Carolina Smash food truck

Soul Gastrolounge: Succulent skewers of chicken, lamb, or tuna; pork belly tacos; Korean BBQ wings; fried brussel sprouts.



New this year! Peruse an expanded market area with local business vendors, artisans, and area nonprofits. (Interested makers and vendors can apply here.)

You’ll enjoy art and decor, pet products, luxury self-care items and more for purchase, and you’ll learn about neighborhood businesses and nearby nonprofits.

Spring Fest market area


Is Fall Fest a free event?
Yes, MoRA’s Fall Fest is a free community event. Everyone is welcome (4-legged friends too.)


Can I bring a picnic?
Yes, pack a picnic or order takeout from any of your favorite Monroe Road eateries in advance. No outside alcohol permitted.


Parking is FREE at Meridian Place (alongside Hawthorne’s, Great Clips, and WingStop), with free overflow parking across the street at East Meck H.S.


Inclement Weather
Stay tuned to MoRA’s Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest. If we need to cancel, the raindate for Fall Fest will be the following week— Thurs. September 28th from 6 to 8pm.