50 Fall Bucket List Ideas in Indianapolis

Make this fall the most exciting yet!  Explore places you have never been before or revisit comforting areas.  Use the Indy Child’s 50 Fall Bucket List Ideas in Indianapolis (Most activities are under $5 per person) to ensure a fun and affordable fall!

1.  Slurp on a fresh apple slushy at Lilly Orchard at Park Tudor School.

2.  Fill a five dollar bag of Upick apples at Tuttle Orchards.

3.  While you’re there, make your way through the Corn Maze.  $4 per person.

4. Spend a weekend at Stuckey Farms for their 6 week harvest festival!  Each weekend brings new activities. $5 per person.

5.  Trunk or Treat!

6.  Enjoy live music at Pleasant View Orchards.  Free!

7.  Visit a pumpkin patch: Here’s a list of Indy-area patches perfect for your family. Keep in mind that prices are dependent on pumpkin.

8.  Ride bikes on the Monon Trail.

9.  Creek stomp at Holliday Park. FREE.

10.  Take a stroll through the fields at Traders Point Creamery!  $2 per person.

11.  When you finish, check out the milking parlor to see the cows get milked.

12.  Jump in leaf piles!

13.  Dress up for the ZooBoo at the Indianapolis Zoo.

14.  Play flag football at Marott Park.

15.  Warm up with a bowl of stew or chili from John’s Famous Stew. Price dependent on purchase.

16.  Cheer loudly at a local high school football game! $5 admission.

17.  Attend an Oktoberfest!

18.  Build a bonfire in your backyard.

19.  Knit away with Knit Stop’s premium yarn.

20.  Give back by volunteering at Second Presbyterian’s food pantry.

21.  Run a Turkey Trot.

22.  Take in the scenery at Mallow Run’s Sunday on the Patio nights.  Free admission.

23.  Paint some pottery at Half Baked Pottery on Wednesdays for Kids Night! $2 off.

24.  Fish at Meadowlark Park!

25.  See a movie at the drive-in.

26.  Visit Holliday Park and do a leaf press!

27.  Check out the Broad Ripple Farmers Market.

28.  Make up a fall scavenger hunt at Eagle Creek. $5 parking for Marion County Residents.

29.  Go to a story time at a local library.

30.  Take a tour of the Capitol Building.

31.  Search for costumes and Christmas sweaters at Broad Ripple Vintage!

32.  Skate away at Wheels of Wonder on Saturday and Sunday for $5 admission.

33.  Go on a Ghost Walk.

34.  Check out scary stories from your local library.

35.  Experience all the fun of fall at Waterman’s Family Farm Fall Harvest Festival {$5 admission during weekdays}.

36.  Enjoy a taste of autumn at Spencer Farm’s Sweet Shop!

37.  While you are there, pick apples or raspberries.

38.  Visit Stonycreek Farm for their fall festival, full of plenty activities for everyone!  Go Mondays for free parking.

39.  Pet away at the Nature Valley Ranch Petting Zoo. $2 suggested donation.

40.  Giddy up!  Ride ponies at Nature Valley Ranch. $5 per ride.

41.  Volunteer to help your neighbors by raking their yards.

42.  Tomb of Doom at The Children’s Museum!  Tickets are $5.50 at select Marsh locations. Read more about The Children’s Museum in “Top 10 Kid Friendly Activities in Indianapolis

43.  Participate in the Indiana Department Of Natural Resources State Parks Patch Program. Free.

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44.  Go to special events or interesting exhibits at the Indiana Medical History Museum!  $3 admission or kids.

45.  Be inspired at the IMA the first Thursday of every month or on free admission days.

46.  Indulge at Taylor’s Bakery with a fall inspired cookie!  Price dependent on cookie.

47.  Walk the canal on a nice autumn day.

48.  Explore the Children’s Museum the first Thursday of every month for free admission.

49.  Soak up the scenery at Garfield Park Conservatory. $2 daily admission.

50.  Create luminaries around your house or organize with your neighborhood!

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