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Fall Festivals

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A Full Fall Calendar

You shouldn’t have any empty weekends this fall—not if you sample all the different festivals around the state. Some even happen during the week! Get ready to tap your toes, sample some delicious food, witness historic battles and do shopping.

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Persimmon Festival, Mitchell

Persimmon pudding is a longstanding southern Indiana tradition – after all, this is the 71st Annual Persimmon Festival!

Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

Established in 1994, Lotus Fest is one of the oldest world music festivals in the U.S. and the only festival of its kind in the state of Indiana.

New Albany Blues Brews & BBQ Festival

Southern Indiana’s premier Blues Festival, BBQ Competition, and Craft Beer showcase. Top notch lineup. Tickets on sale now. Visit for details.

Cory Apple Festival

The Annual Apple Festival put on by the Cory VFD and Cory Community will feature corn hole, a car show, parade, live music, craft vendors, and antiques!

Fall Crafters Fair, Shipshewana

Shop the handiwork of artisans, quilters, carvers and painters as they display their talent in the heart of Northern Indiana Amish Country.

ZooBoo, Indianapolis Zoo

Not-so-frightful animals, pumpkins galore & a wondrous village to explore – the Indianapolis Zoo has more fantastic ways to celebrate Halloween during ZooBoo!

Metamora Canal Days Festival

Get out your walking shoes and your huge vinyl bag because you'll want to attend one of Indiana's most popular festivals.

Apple Festival of Kendallville

Step back to the early 1800s. Enjoy unique entertainment, food prepared over the fire, handmade crafts, a traders village, antiques and demonstrations.

Navy Bean Fall Festival

Now in its 31st year, the Navy Bean Fall Festival will feature live bands, arts & crafts vendors, amusement rides, kids' activities and a Seaplane Slash-in.

Mississinewa 1812, Marion

The largest War of 1812 living history event in the nation, Mississinewa 1812, takes visitors back in time.

Wickedly Whiting

Join us for the fourth annual Wickedly Whiting Festival on October 12th! The festival runs from 11am until 11pm.

Indiana Dunes Fall Harvest Festival

Dress up in your spookiest costume throughout Downtown Valparaiso! Festivities also include live entertainment, an inflatable pumpkin jump, and family fun.

Zimmerman Glasstoberfest

Watch a first hand demonstration of glass making at the fourth annual Zimmerman Glasstoberfest! Live music, beer garden, artist's booths, and entertainment!

Autumn on the River

Celebrate fall in a quaint Ohio River village. Daily music, food, shops and museum, Sat. auction, veterans tribute, parade, Sun. car show.

Harvest Home Festival

Begin – and complete – your holiday shopping early by taking advantage of the Tri-State’s Premier Arts and Craft Show.

Historic Irvington Halloween Festival

Historic Irvington Halloween Festival is a week of events including a run, masquerade ball, contests, Halloween movies, storytelling, ghost tours, and more.


You will find pet-related vendors at the Mutt Mart, activities for humans and dogs at the Canine Caban, and a canine agility course inside of the Agility Arena!

Pumpkins in the Park

A fun filled, Halloween themed evening in Festival Park with pumpkin decorating, costume contest, candy, photo booths, DJ, train rides and knockerball.

Redkey Fall Festival

The Redkey Fall Festival includes games, a petting zoo, 50/50 raffle, corn hole tournament, kids power wheel derby and delicious food!

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