Check out these Ideas for Fall Fun in Indianapolis!
Visit our pumpkin patch and have fun with your children, family, or friends – searching for the perfect Jack-o-Lantern. Then bring it aboard the train to decorate with stickers on your return trip to Tell City. **Pumpkins and stickers may be purchased at our pumpkin patch, starting at $5. Rides will depart most Saturdays and Sundays in October. The train will stop at the patch for approximately 30 minutes. Celebrate autumn with your children, friends, and family aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express!
Phone: (812) 548-6848
Address: 333 7th Street, Tell City, IN
Dates: Weekends in October
Join us for a howling good time at our Flips, Tricks, & Treats event! Be sure to wear your most stellar costume as we will weigh the best pick of the patch with our Costume Contest. There will be spooky games and ghoulish activities where the kids can collect candy, snacks, and toys for their swag bags! Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Cost: $10 per person, $25 per family
Phone: (317) 888-4805
Address: 360 E 186th St, Westfield
Dates: October 29
Pick a pumpkin, take a hayride, explore the corn maze, fire the air cannon, play in the kid’s zone, dig for fossils, mine for gems, jump and giggle on the bounce pad, take a spin on the cow train, visit our barnyard friends and enjoy yummy fall treats in our farm store. We can’t wait to see you for Piney Acres Farm’s 2022 Fall Pumpkin Roundup! Located just minutes from Indianapolis in Hancock County. Open daily September 24-October 31, 2022.
Phone: (317) 326-1700
Address: 1115 E. 1000 N., Fortville
Dates: September 24-October 31, 2022
Experience the Farm! Corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, pumpkins, the Jump Pad, Straw Bale Mountain, Moo Choo Express rides, play in the corn crib, pumpkin painting, snacks, milkshakes and more!
Address: 6848 N 250 E, Whiteland
Dates: September 30 – October 30, 2022
Fall is a great time to visit the Honey Farm where we are busy harvesting, extracting and bottling this year’s honey crop. Visitors can take a guided tour of the Honey House, bottle their own honey bear, roll their own Beeswax candle, or even visit a live beehive with a beekeeper. (Reservations required) Our gift shop has over 50 varieties of honey with free samples while you watch the bees make honey in our live observation hive. After Thanksgiving, we offer choose and cut Christmas trees.
Phone: (765) 537-9430
Address: 6501 W Honey Lane, Martinsville
Dates: Open all year round
Enjoy hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a petting zoo, 2 scavenger hunt corn mazes, Mt. Russell slides, a huge jumping pillow, miniature golf, pedal carts for all ages, pedal tractors, playground areas, concessions, a country store full of apple cider, fudge, fall decorations, and more on a safe farm with fresh country air and lots of pumpkins and gourds!! Open Saturdays and Sundays 10 am-6 pm, Wednesday-Friday 1 pm-4 pm. Admission $15 weekends, $12.50 weekdays, ages 2 and younger free, ages 65 + are $8, military member/veterans are $8. Field trips, birthday parties, and corporate events by reservation only.
Phone: (317) 773-9078
Address: 12290 E 191st St, Noblesville
Dates: September 24 – October 31, 2022
Experience fall on the historic Nickel Plate Express train located in Forest Park in Noblesville. Climb aboard for a magical journey into the wizarding world on October 1, 2, 8 & 9. Brush up on local wizarding news, learn some new spells and enjoy treats such as a butter beverage! This magical journey has both adult only and family tickets. October 29 & 30 all aboard for Trick-or-Treat on the Rails! Climb aboard a historic train car dressed in your favorite Halloween costume for a 65-minute adventure down the rails. Perfect for all ages!
Phone: (800) 491-5765
Address: 825 Forest Park Drive, Noblesville
Dates: October 1, 2, 8, 9, 29 & 30
The Pumpkin Harvest at Dull’s Tree Farm provides fall fun for the whole family! Take a hike through the 8-acre corn maze, and then pick your very own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch. Re-energize with some food from the Feed Bunk and wash it down with a refreshing apple cider slushy. But make sure to leave room for a freshly made apple cider donut from the Sugar Shack! Then you will be ready to explore all of our other fun farm activities! With over 45 to choose from, slides, sling shots, trikes, mazes, mini zip line, barrel train and more, you will be sure to leave with some good old down-on-the-farm memories that will last for years to come.
Phone: (765) 325-2418
Address: 1765 W Blubaugh Avenue, Thorntown
Dates: September 24, 25 and October 1-2, 6-9,13-16, 20-23, 27-30
The Indianapolis Public Library offers tons of fall fun including kids’ woodworking workshops, Reading with Witches Storytime, An Afternoon of Spooktacular Table Top Games, and a Teen Mystery Program. See the entire schedule of festive fun at attend.indypl.org!
Phone: (317) 275-4100
Address: Various Locations
Dates: September 15- November 30, 2022
Tuttle Orchards offers lots of fall fun! In September enjoy picking your own apples and creating your own cut flower bouquet. In October, visit the pumpkin patch. All fall you can enjoy our Tractor Town Kids Area, Corn Maze, Narrated Wagon Rides (hours vary), apple cider slushies, caramel apples, donuts, and grab some pre-picked apples in the Farm Store. WE are CLOSED SUNDAY. Check out our website for all the most current information before visit!
Phone: (317) 326-2278
Address: 5717 N 300 W, Greenfield
Dates: Now through October 29, 2022
Locally Made: Indy’s Fall Fest will be held on Saturday, October 15, from noon to 5 pm. ARTSPARK will come alive with art activities, art, food, and more! This event features artwork, wares, and artisanal goods from 25 local and regional artists with one-of-a-kind work. Guests will be to participate in art activities while enjoying a sampling of local artists and artisans, food trucks, local beer, and a variety of wine for purchase! This event is very family-friendly so bring the whole crew and enjoy a fun-filled fall day! Admission is free and open to the public. Activities are available for free and for purchase for all ages. Plus, don’t forget to check out our fall classes starting soon! Registration is open now and new classes start the week of October 17.
Phone: (317) 255-2464
Address: 820 E. 67th Street, Indianapolis
Dates: Locally Made: Indy’s Fall Fest is Saturday, October 15, noon-5 pm. New fall classes start the week of October 17.
Break out the game boards and deal out the deck because you’re invited to The Children’s Museum Guild’s 58th Annual Haunted House−Game Night Fright! A wacky and twisted world of games gone wild awaits—this may be the one time you want to be the first player out! Organized by The Children’s Museum Guild, the 58th Annual Haunted House, Game Night Fright, is presented by Old National Bank.
Phone: (317) 334-4000
Address: 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis
Dates: October 12-30, 2022
It’s our grandest ZooBoo yet, with new friends to meet and oh so many sweets. ZooBoo always delivers for unforgettable family fun. Count on October weather for active animals, colorful foliage, and a whole new season to explore! Candy, Costumes, Animals and Potion – ZooBoo has it, no matter your notion. Presented by Central Indiana Honda Dealers. Buy online and save up to 50% on tickets.
Phone: (317) 630-2001
Address: 1200 West Washington St. Indianapolis
Dates: October 5-31, 2022. Wednesdays- Sundays only
It’s almost time for all things spooky, haunted and Halloween! At the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, we have spooktacular events for every interest and scare level this October. In Indianapolis, enjoy a night of spooky and magical fun during Family Fright Night, or venture through the museum to visit some of the creepiest artifacts in our collection during Twilight Tales (for ages 15+). At our state historic sites located throughout Indiana, experience Ghost Stories Under the October Sky, Twilight Adventures, Owl-oween, plus a whole bunch of Halloween Hullaballoo! Learn more: https://www.indianamuseum.org/haunted-happenings-and-fall-fun/.
Phone: (317) 232-1637
Address: 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis & throughout Indiana
Dates: Throughout October
Hall-o-wine Weekends: Guests are encouraged to join the family-friendly, themed costume contest each weekend in October: 10/7-10/9 Funny Costumes, 10/14-10/16 Wine Witches & Warlocks, 10/21-10/23 Disney & Marvel, 10/28-10/30 Stranger Things. There is no entry fee, and the crowd favorite from every night wins a gift card. Anytime you visit Daniel’s Vineyard in October, you can participate in a free Trick-or-Treat Scavenger Hunt! Your family can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the winery while looking for lost cauldrons. After all cauldrons have been found, each child receives a ghoulish goodie bag. Additional Fall events can be found on Daniel’s Vineyard’s website.
Phone: (317) 248-5222
Address: 9061 N. 700 W, McCordsville
Dates: October 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 & 28-30
The South Shore of Lake Michigan is only a short drive from Indy. Plan a day at the Indiana Dunes National Park where you can explore miles of hiking and biking trails, camp under the stars and climb massive sand dunes. Visit local orchards or u-pick farms to hunt for the perfect pumpkin, pick a bushel of apples, stroll through a corn maze, taste delicious apple cinnamon donuts and enjoy many other harvest time activities. You won’t believe you’re still in Indiana! Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but memories. Start planning your fall getaway now at alongthesouthshore.com.
Phone: (219) 989-7979
Address: 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond
Enjoy picking your own pumpkin from acres of pumpkins at both locations! Our Greenwood location has farm animals to visit & pet, straw climbing fun, human hamster wheel, mini train ride, inflatable big pumpkin and more family-friendly activities, as well as beautiful fall décor like pumpkins, gourds, straw bales and corn stalks. Hayrides to our pumpkin patch are a tradition at our Raymond street location, where we also feature Tyranny our pumpkin chomping dinosaur, farm & exotic animals, pony rides, corn maze, straw mountain, a spinning pumpkin, train ride, human hamster wheel, mega mountain slide, live music on Saturday & Sunday, caramel apples, cider and fresh baked cookies. All of this and more fall family fun!
Phone: (317) 357-2989
Raymond St. Location: 7010 E. Raymond St, Indianapolis
Greenwood Location: 1100 IN-37, Greenwood
Dates: September 24 – October 31, 2022
Two locations? Double the fun! Admission to each of these includes access to the corn maze, pumpkin patch, treehouse village, jumping pillow, hayrides, pony rides, zip lines, petting zoo, food, and more. The full-size trains at both locations are a must-see!
Phone: (844) 516-6837
Loogootee Address: 3145 Killion Mill Road, Loogootee
Greenfield Address: 1611 N. Meridian Rd, Greenfield
Dates: September 24-October 30; Weekends only