Lafayette Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 IN Events

International Rice Festival - Crowley, LA - Oct 17 to Oct 20, 2024
Louisiana’s oldest agricultural festival. Pageant, poker rice run, 5K run/walk, classic car show, parades, rice creole & cookery contest, rice eating contest, live music and carnival. It is usually held on the Friday and Saturday of the third weekend in October.

Giant Omelette Celebration - Abbeville, LA - Nov 4 to Nov 5, 2023
Watch them cook a 5000 egg omelette. Egg cracking contest, arts & crafts show, antique car/implement show, charity walk and live music.

Blackpot Festival - Lafayette, LA - Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2023
Annual event for 10+ years. Live music, cook-off, dancing and camping in Vermilionville Historic Village. Admission tickets are $25-55.

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon Festival - West Lafayette, IN - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
A re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place at Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid – 1700s, on the banks of the Wabash River.

Louisiana Cattle Festival - Abbeville, LA - Oct 6 to Oct 8, 2023
Annual event for 60+ years. Pageant, hot air balloons, parade, livestock show, live music, cajun hospitality and more.

Festival of the Turning Leaves - Thorntown, IN - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
50th annual! Over the last full weekend in September, 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

Back to the Fifties Festival - Lebanon, IN - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Celebrate the 1950s with classic car show, street dance, live music and children’s fun park.

Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival - Brookston, IN - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Celebrate the local harvest with apples and popcorn. Free admission with tons of activities for kids and adults.

Little Cousin Jasper Festival - Rensselaer, IN - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2023
Three days of family fun and entertainment in Rensselaer.

Earl Park Fall Festival - Earl Park, IN - Sep 1 to Sep 4, 2023
Since 1972, this festival has brought the community together with free family entertainment like a truck & tractor pull, car show, tournaments, mud volleyball, plus craft and flea market, Bluegrass music, tons of food, and more!

Mosey Down Main Street - Lafayette, IN - May 20 to Sep 2, 2023
Part of a series of street celebrations brought to you by the local artistic community, running throughout the summer. Check the event website for dates and other details!

Rensselaer Oktoberfest - Rensselaer, IN - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2022
Come enjoy a festive night of German and American cuisine from local eateries, try wines from our local winery and sample seasonal beer at our beer garden. Enjoy live entertainment on the Historic Downtown Rensselaer square. $5 donation requested. Kids 10 and under are free. Hours are 5-10pm. Location is Jasper County Courthouse Square, 115 W Washington Street