Indianapolis Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 IN Events

Beanblossom Blues Fest - Morgantown, IN - Aug 22 to Aug 24, 2019
Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground plays host to this annual music festival

Night Nation Run – Raleigh - Indianapolis, IN - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2019
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!

Paragon Homecoming Festival - Paragon, IN - Aug 30 to Sep 2, 2019
A festival for the whole family, since 1924, over Labor Day weekend.

Vernon Festival of the Arts - Vernon, IN - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
Live music, food, art, children’s activities, and more. Formerly the Vernon Labor Day Festival, this festival is shifting to connecting the community with artists and craftspeople while ensuring fun for the whole family.

Metamora Music Festival - Metamora, IN - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
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 3 to Sep 8, 2019
21+ event. Camping, music, food, bike show, and more, held at Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground.

Tipton County Pork Festival - Tipton, IN - Sep 5 to Sep 7, 2019
Come see, smell and taste ten tons of great pork!

Mask-Fest - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
Midwest’s premier monster art mask and makeup festival.

Darlington Fish Fry and Festival - Darlington, IN - Sep 6 to Sep 7, 2019

Zionsville Lions Fall Festival - Zionsville, IN - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
2019 theme is Be a Superhero 2: Return of the Lions. Parade, live entertainment, carnival, food court, commercial spaces, arts and crafts, kids corner and more.

Heartnut Festival - Nineveh, IN - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
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 7 to Sep 7, 2019
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.

Indy Irish Fest - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 13 to Sep 15, 2019
Celebrate with all things Irish – multiple cultural and community charitable organizations benefit

Back to the Fifties Festival - Lebanon, IN - Sep 13 to Sep 14, 2019
Celebrate the 1950s with classic car show, street dance, live music and children’s fun park.

Canaan Fall Festival and Pony Express Mail Run - Canaan, IN - Sep 13 to Sep 14, 2019
Enjoy a Pony Express mail run between Canaan and Madison, plus food, live entertainment, kid’s games, exhibits, arts & crafts and more! Free admission

Scottish Festival - Columbus, IN - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
A weekend of Scottish entertainment, competition, history and more.

Heritage Days Festival - Frankton, IN - Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2019
Celebrate the local community with great food, live entertainment, exciting activities, arts, crafts, parades and more.

Festival of Faiths - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 22 to Sep 22, 2019
A one-day celebration of religions diversity, with a drumming circle, procession of faiths, sacred art, kids activities, youth forums and more.

Versailles Pumpkin Show - Versailles, IN - Sep 25 to Sep 29, 2019
Annual event that began in 1899 and celebrated prize pumpkins, and has grown to include various contests, parades, commercial carnival rides, a dance, Punkin Chunkin’, an annual art show, and more

Festival of the Turning Leaves - Thorntown, IN - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
Please visit during the last full weekend in September when visitors from all over come to enjoy a variety of activities, entertainers, craft and food vendors, a parade, a children’s area, museum tours, and much, much more

Madison Chautauqua Arts & Crafts Show - Madison, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
An outdoor juried fine art and craft show in the tree-lined streets of this National Landmark Historic District.

Franklin Fall Vintage Festival - Franklin, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
1 mile dance, street fair with kids zone and entertainment, food vendors, fish fry, baking contest, parade, dachsund derby, and fireworks

Hoosier Fall Fest - Knightstown, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019

Rocky Ripple Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
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

Carmel International Arts Festival - Carmel, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
Over 130 juried artists exhibiting in watercolor, oil, 2D, jewelry, photography, 3D, wood, sculpture, pottery and more.

Noblesville Brewfest - Noblesville, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
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!

Atlanta New Earth Festival - Atlanta, IN - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
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 4 to Oct 6, 2019
For 50 years, Metamora has been enjoying Canal Days, with vendor booths all over town with treasures and bargains.

Indy Pagan Pride Day - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
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.

Indiana Renaissance Faire - Noblesville, IN - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Experience the Golden Age of Queen Elizabeth I at The Fishers Renaissance Faire. Enjoy costumed characters, jousting, music, comedy, juggling, acrobats, knighting ceremonies, sword play, kids games and more!

Heartland Film Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 10 to Oct 20, 2019
Heartland showcases more than 130 movies from independent filmmakers over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, parties and film screenings across Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Celtic music, face painting, royal court, Celtic dance, highland athletics, whisky tasting and more.

Hat City On Tap Craft Beer Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
The Hat City On Tap Craft Beer Festival is returning to the Danbury Arena this October 12th from 4-8pm or upgrade to VIP from 3pm-8PM. Sample over 120 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries! DD tickets are $10 at the door, day of, for 21+ and will not sell out

Indy International Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Held at the Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and features the opportunity to travel the world in just a few steps! Different cultures are represented with colorful displays, traditional dress, music, dance, and food!

Historic Irvington Halloween Festival - Indianapolis, IN - Oct 19 to Oct 26, 2019
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 1 to Nov 10, 2019
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

CANvitational - Indianapolis, IN - Nov 2 to Nov 2, 2019
The midwest’s largest canned craft beer festival with over 40 breweries from across America.