fairs & festivals near Indianapolis
Local festivals and fairs

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:

202330sep01octApple Festival & Craft Show8:00 am - (October 1) 8:00 pm Anderson Orchard, 369 East Greencastle Road Mooresville, IN 46158CategoryFair/FestivalSeasonalFall Festival

202330sep6:30 pm8:30 pmCarmel Chinese Mooncake Festival6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Midtown Plaza Carmel, 365 Monon Boulevard, Carmel, Indiana 46032CategoryFair/Festival,Free,ParadeFilterFree

202301octAll Day07West Side Nut Club Fall Festival(All Day) West Franklin Street, 2201 W Franklin St, Evansville, INCategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,Small Indiana Town FestivalSeasonalFall Festival

202304oct5:30 pm7:30 pmHalloween Party BeLocal Family Concert5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Daniel's Vineyard, 9061 N 700 W. McCordsville, IN 46055CategoryConcert/Music/Dance Performance,Fair/Festival

202305octAll Day08James Whitcomb Riley Festival(All Day) Main Street Greenfield, 20 W. South Street Greenfield, Indiana 46140CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,Small Indiana Town FestivalSeasonalFall Festival

202305oct(oct 5)6:00 am29(oct 29)10:00 pmHeadless Horseman Festival6:00 am - 10:00 pm (29) Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038CategoryFair/Festival,Fall FunSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct10:00 am5:00 pmPotter’s Bridge Fall Festival10:00 am - 5:00 pm Potters Bridge Park, 19401 N. Allisonville Rd, Noblesville, IN 46060CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct10:00 am5:00 pmMonument Circle Art Fair10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monument Circle – Downtown Indy, 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFree

202307oct11:00 am6:00 amSt. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church hosts fall ethnic food festival11:00 am - 6:00 am St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church, 102 East Broadway Street Greenwood, IN 46143CategoryFair/FestivalFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct11:00 am2:00 pmBarktoberfest11:00 am - 2:00 pm Asa Bales Park, 205 W. Hoover St.CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,Outdoors,PetsSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct12:00 pm7:00 pmGermanFest12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Athenaeum, 401 Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204CategoryFair/FestivalSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct2:00 pm4:00 pmNorth Shadeland Fall Festival2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Shadeland Station Shopping Center, 7427 Shadeland AveIndianapolis, IN 46256CategoryFair/Festival,Fall FunSeasonalFall Festival

202307oct4:00 pm8:00 pmHarvest Moon Festival4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E US Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202312octAll Day15Morgan County Fall Foliage Festival(All Day) Morgan County Courthouse, Court House, 10 E Washington St, Martinsville, IN 46151CategoryFair/FestivalSeasonalFall Festival

202314oct1:00 pm4:00 pmPioneer Fall Fest1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Taylor Center of Natural History, 12308 Strawtown Avenue Noblesville, IN 46060CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,Free,Hamilton CountyFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202320oct6:30 pm8:30 pmMonster Mash at Craig Park6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Craig Park, 10 E Smith Valley Rd, Greenwood, IN 46143CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalHalloween,Trick-or-Treat

202321octAll Day2876th Historic Irvington Halloween Festival(All Day) Downtown Irvington, IrvingtonIndianapolis, IN 46219CategoryFair/Festival,Fall FunSeasonalFall Festival,Halloween

202321oct1:00 pm4:00 pmPumpkin Funktion1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Grand Junction Plaza, 225 S. Union St, Westfield, IN 46074CategoryFair/Festival,Fall FunSeasonalFall Festival

202321oct2:00 pm6:00 pmBoo ‘N Brew Fall Festival2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Clay Terrace, 14390 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Carmel, IN 46032CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival,Halloween

202322oct11:00 am2:00 pmWiseWood Farm Fall Festival11:00 am - 2:00 pm WiseWood Farm, 50 W 250 S Lebanon, IN 46052CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202326octAll Day28Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest(All Day) Monroe County Fairgrounds, 5700 W Airport Road, Bloomington, INCategoryFair/FestivalSeasonalBalloon Festival

202328oct10:00 am2:00 pmFishers Boo Bash10:00 am - 2:00 pm Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Drive, Fishers, 46038CategoryFair/Festival,Fall Fun,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival,Halloween

202302nov6:00 pm8:00 pm28th Spirit & Place Opening Night6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Global Village Welcome Center, 4233 Lafayette Road Indianapolis IN CategoryCommunity Event,Exhibit,Fair/Festival,Free,Live Show,Sensory FriendlyFilterFree,Sensory-Friendly

202318novAll Day24decCarmel Christkindlmarkt(All Day) Center Green, Carmel, Indiana 46032CategoryExhibit,Fair/Festival,Free,Hamilton County,Outdoors,Shopping EventFilterFreeSeasonalHolliday Fun

202325nov2:00 pm8:00 pmA Lawrence Christmas2:00 pm - 8:00 pm Lawrence Civic Plaza, 5710 Lawrence Village Pkwy, Indianapolis, IN 46216CategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,Free,OutdoorsFilterFreeSeasonalHolliday Fun

202302dec10:00 am6:00 pmFranklin Holiday Lighting10:00 am - 6:00 pm Downtown Franklin, IN, Franklin, INCategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalHolliday Fun

202302dec12:00 pm7:00 pmFortville Winterfest12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Downtown Fortville, Main Street, FortvilleCategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalHolliday Fun,Winter Fun

202309dec11:00 am3:00 pmMerry at Main11:00 am - 3:00 pm Main Street Park, 4286 S Main Street Whitestown Indiana 46075CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalHolliday Fun