SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) -

A festival in Sparta is celebrating their community.

The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual fall festival.

The festival featured beer tasting, music and kids games.

On Friday night, the festival kicked off with a bike ride.

The event is a way for people to explore businesses in Sparta and see what the area has to offer.

Organizers say it's a way for local people to reconnect.