Indianapolis Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 IN Events

Night Nation Run – Raleigh - Cary, NC - Aug 22 to Aug 22, 2020
The world’s first running music festival, supporting Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), will feature DJs on a main stage, plus party zones along the route with DJs, dancers, light shows, selfie stations, and Glow Gear giveaways!

Beanblossom Blues Fest - Morgantown, IN - Aug 27 to Aug 29, 2020
Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground plays host to this annual music festival

Paragon Homecoming Festival - Paragon, IN - Sep 4 to Sep 7, 2020
A festival for the whole family, since 1924, over Labor Day weekend.

Metamora Music Festival - Metamora, IN - Sep 5 to Sep 6, 2020
Two day celebration of traditional American music along the Whitewater Canal, Sat & Sun of Labor Day weekend in Metamora, IN

Beanblossom Bikerfest - Beanblossom, IN - Sep 8 to Sep 12, 2020
21+ event. Camping, music, food, bike show, and more, held at Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground.

Tipton County Pork Festival - Tipton, IN - Sep 10 to Sep 12, 2020
Come see, smell and taste ten tons of great pork!

Zionsville Lions Fall Festival - Zionsville, IN - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
Parade, live entertainment, carnival, food court, commercial spaces, arts and crafts, kids corner and more.

Scottish Festival - Columbus, IN - Sep 12 to Sep 13, 2020
A weekend of Scottish entertainment, competition, history and more.

Heartnut Festival - Nineveh, IN - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
Annual event celebrating local heritage at Johnson County Park, featuring craft vendors, wine & beer, food vendors, music, carnival rides, RC planes in Tracee Field, petting zoo, music, and more.

Penrod Arts Fair - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
One of the nation’s largest single day art fairs, one of the biggest fundraisers for the Penrod Society. Held at Newfields campus. Since 1967.

Festival of Faiths - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 13 to Sep 13, 2020
Going virtual for 2020. Normally: The Center for Interfaith Cooperation presents the annual Indy Festival of Faiths at Veterans Memorial Plaza and the Indiana War Memorial in downtown Indy. This one-day celebration of religious diversity features a drumming circle, procession of faiths, sacred art, kids activities, youth forums and more. More than a hundred congregations and community groups will display how they live the Festival’s theme: “Embracing Diversity.” It’’s a unique chance to learn about religious traditions you may never have heard of. Children can spend the afternoon exploring the Play Zone, learning about how kids around the world have fun. On the Sacred Arts Stage, see and hear performances of Indian dance, music by undocumented youth, and a choir of homeless persons. Enjoy food from around the world.

Indy Irish Fest - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
Celebrate with all things Irish – multiple cultural and community charitable organizations benefit

Mask-Fest - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
Midwest’s premier monster art mask and makeup festival.

Back to the Fifties Festival - Lebanon, IN - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2020
Celebrate the 1950s with classic car show, street dance, live music and children’s fun park.

Heritage Days Festival - Frankton, IN - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
Celebrate the local community with great food, live entertainment, exciting activities, arts, crafts, parades and more.

Noblesville Brewfest - Noblesville, IN - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2020
21+ event – beer tasting, live band, silent auction, and commemorative sampling glass for all. Designated drivers admitted at no charge – so don’t drink and drive!

Madison Chautauqua Arts & Crafts Show - Madison, IN - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
An outdoor juried fine art and craft show in the tree-lined streets of this National Landmark Historic District.

Hoosier Fall Fest - Knightstown, IN - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020

Rocky Ripple Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
Held annually on the last Saturday in September, this festival focuses on the arts – over 70 artists, live entertainment, beer and wine, food vendors, and more

Atlanta New Earth Festival - Atlanta, IN - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
This small town draws crowds of 80,000 for the 600 vendors offering fine art, crafts, antiques, and food.

Metamora Canal Days Festival - Metamora, IN - Oct 2 to Oct 4, 2020
For over 50 years, Metamora has been enjoying Canal Days, with vendor booths all over town with treasures and bargains.

Franklin Fall Vintage Festival - Franklin, IN - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
1 mile dance, street fair with kids zone and entertainment, food vendors, fish fry, baking contest, parade, dachsund derby, and fireworks

Indy Pagan Pride Day - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
Rituals, workshops, dancing, drumming, art, food, action and more! Admission is canned or dry food/toiletries for the Damien Center or cat food or litter for Indy Feral. Now held at Marion County Fairgrounds.

Heartland Film Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 8 to Oct 18, 2020
Heartland showcases more than 130 movies from independent filmmakers over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, parties and film screenings across Indianapolis.

Historic Irvington Halloween Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 24 to Oct 31, 2020
Tons of Halloween fun including pumpkin carving contest, masquerade ball, zombie bike ride, costume party and street fair. Runners can enjoy a 5 mile Vampire run, 3 mile walk, or kids dash. Also features art shows, exhibit on ghouls, seances, organ concert, puppet show, movie nights, coffin race, ghost tour and more!

Spirit and Place Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Nov 5 to Nov 15, 2020
Over 35 events in over 30 venues across the city, including art exhibitions, dance performances, family events, lectures and more! The festival aims to open minds, touch hearts, and build bridges to help citizens move forward in new ways, both individually and collectively

Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games - Indianapolis, IN - Jan 1 to Oct 12, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Celtic music, face painting, royal court, Celtic dance, highland athletics, whisky tasting and more.

James Dean Festival - Fairmount, IN - Jan 1 to Sep 29, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Fans of the actor descend on Fairmount to celebrate the life and work of one of the most enduring legacies in Hollywood, with attractions such as the Annual Museum Days and Annual James Dean Run.