fairs & festivalsnear Indianapolis
Local festivals and events to celebrate all things fall

Indianapolis has some of the best festivals in Indiana, and even the Midwest. Fun, family-friendly festivals can be found happening around Indy all year long. 

If you are up for a road trip. Check out of of many small town festivals listed in our guide for a brand new festival experiences in Indiana.


Upcoming Fairs & Festivals Near Indianapolis:

202201sepAll Day31octFall at Tuttle Orchards(All Day) Tuttle Orchards, 5717 N 300 W, Greenfield, Indiana, 46140Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202226sep(sep 26)7:00 pm05nov(nov 5)12:00 amIndy Scream Park7:00 pm - (November 5) 12:00 am Indy Scream Park, 5211 S New Columbus Rd, Anderson, IN 4601Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Halloween,Holiday Fun,Outdoors,Park Event

202230sep01octSt. Malachy Country Fair and Hog Roast12:00 am - (October 1) 11:59 pm St. Malachy Catholic Church in Brownsburg, 9833 E County Rd 750 N, Brownsburg, IN 46112Category:Fair/Festival

202201oct10:00 am5:00 pmPotter’s Bridge Fall Festival10:00 am - 5:00 pm Potters Bridge Park, 19401 N. Allisonville Rd, Noblesville, IN 46060Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilter:Free

202201oct12:00 pm4:00 pmWiseWood Farm Fall Festival12:00 pm - 4:00 pm WiseWood Farm, 50 W 250 S Lebanon, IN 46052Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilter:Free

202201oct12:00 pm4:00 pmGarfield Park Oktoberfest12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46203Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilter:Free

202201oct12:00 pm10:00 pmHarvest Moon Festival12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Washington Township Park, 115 S. CR 575 E., Avon, IN 46123Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilter:Free

202201oct2:00 pm4:00 pmNorth Shadeland Fall Festival2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Shadeland Station Shopping Center, 7427 Shadeland AveIndianapolis, IN 46256Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202203octAll Day08West Side Nut Club Fall Festival(All Day) West Franklin Street, 2201 W Franklin St, Evansville, INCategory:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Small Indiana Town Festival

202204oct8:00 am12:00 pmWorld Animal Day Celebration 20228:00 am - 12:00 pm Online, OnlineCategory:Community Event,Fair/Festival

202206octAll Day09James Whitcomb Riley Festival(All Day) Main Street Greenfield, 20 W. South Street Greenfield, Indiana 46140Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Small Indiana Town Festival

202206octAll Day09Morgan County Fall Foliage Festival(All Day) Morgan County Courthouse, Court House, 10 E Washington St, Martinsville, IN 46151Category:Fair/FestivalFilter:Free

202206oct(oct 6)6:00 am30(oct 30)10:00 pmHeadless Horseman Festival6:00 am - 10:00 pm (30) Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202208oct10:00 am5:00 pmMonument Circle Art Fair10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monument Circle – Downtown Indy, 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204Category:Fair/Festival,FreeFilter:Free

202208oct11:00 am3:00 pmBarktoberfest11:00 am - 3:00 pm Asa Bales Park, 205 W. Hoover St.Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Outdoors,Pets

202208oct12:00 pm7:00 pmGermanFest12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Athenaeum, 401 Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204Category:Fair/Festival

202208oct9:00 pm6:00 pmHarvest of Hope Festival9:00 pm - 6:00 pm Circle of Hope Wesleyan Church, 396 Park St, Noblesville, IN 46060-1420, United StatesCategory:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202209oct5:00 pm9:00 pmMeet Me on Main5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Carmel Arts and Design District, Carmel International Arts Festival, W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032Category:Community Event,Concert/Music/Dance Performance,Fair/Festival,Free,Hamilton County,OutdoorsFilter:Free

202215oct12:00 pm5:00 pmLocally Made: Indy’s Fall Festival12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E 67th st. Indianapolis, Indiana 46220Category:Craft Event,Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilter:Free

202215oct1:00 pm4:00 pmPioneer Fall Fest1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Taylor Center of Natural History, 12308 Strawtown Avenue Noblesville, IN 46060Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Free,Hamilton CountyFilter:Free

202216oct9:00 am11:50 pmOrchard Dash 5k & Lil' Apple Dash9:00 am - 11:50 pm Anderson Orchard, 369 East Greencastle Road Mooresville, IN 46158Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202221oct6:30 pm8:30 pmMonster Mash at Craig Park6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Craig Park, 10 E Smith Valley Rd, Greenwood, IN 46143Category:Fair/Festival,Free,HalloweenFilter:Free

202222oct(oct 22)12:00 am30(oct 30)11:00 pm76th Historic Irvington Halloween Festival12:00 am - 11:00 pm (30) Downtown Irvington, IrvingtonIndianapolis, IN 46219Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Halloween

202222octAll Day23Owl Festival(All Day) Eagle Creek Ornithology Center, 5901 Delong Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46254Category:Fair/Festival,Free,Outdoors,Park EventFilter:Free

202222oct12:00 pm4:00 pmRover's Howl-O- Ween12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Beckenholdt Park, 2770 N Franklin St, Greenfield, IN 46140Category:Community Event,Fair/Festival,Free,Halloween,Holiday Fun,PetsFilter:Free

202222oct2:00 pm6:00 pmBoo ‘N Brew Fall Festival2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Clay Terrace, 14390 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Carmel, IN 46032Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Free,HalloweenFilter:Free

202222oct10:00 pm8:00 pmFranklin Halloween Town10:00 pm - 8:00 pm DriveHubler Amphitheater, 161 W Monroe St, Franklin, IN 46131Category:Fair/Festival,Fall FunFilter:Free

202227oct6:00 pm8:00 pmRiley Park Trunk or Treat6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Riley Park, 280 Apple St, Greenfield, IN 46140Category:Community Event,Fair/Festival,Free,HalloweenFilter:Free

202228oct7:00 pm9:00 pmHope Community Church Fall Festival7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hope Community Church, 3350 IN-267, Brownsburg, IN 46112Category:Community Event,Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Free,Halloween,Outdoors,Preschoolers,Special NeedsFilter:Free

202229oct9:00 am4:30 pmArt and Gift Show In Indianapolis: SHOP VIP9:00 am - 4:30 pm VIP Center for Business Women- VIP Week Conference, 3755 N. Washington Blvd. Indianapolis Indiana 46205Category:Adults Only,Convention,Exhibit,Fair/Festival,Shopping Event

202229oct10:00 am1:00 pmFishers Boo Bash10:00 am - 1:00 pm Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Drive, Fishers, 46038Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun,Free,HalloweenFilter:Free

202229oct10:00 am3:00 pmPumpkin Funktion10:00 am - 3:00 pm Grand Junction Plaza, 225 S. Union St, Westfield, IN 46074Category:Fair/Festival,Fall Fun

202212novAll Day13Heritage Farm Artisan Christmas Market(All Day) Heritage Farm, 4175 North 1200 West Flora, IN, USA 46929Category:Community Event,Fair/Festival,Holiday Fun,Shopping Event

202219novAll Day30decCarmel Christkindlmarkt - 2022(All Day) Center Green, Carmel, Indiana 46032Category:Exhibit,Fair/Festival,Hamilton County,Holiday Fun,Outdoors,Shopping Event

202203dec10:00 am6:00 pmFranklin Holiday Lighting10:00 am - 6:00 pm Downtown Franklin, IN, Franklin, INCategory:Community Event,Fair/Festival,FreeFilter:Free

202321jan(jan 21)4:00 pm22(jan 22)5:00 pmFestival of Ice4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (22) One Civic Square and Carter Green in Carmel, 10 Carter Green, Carmel, IN 46032Category:Fair/Festival,Free,Hamilton County,OutdoorsFilter:Free