It’s finally September which means Fall festivals are right around the corner!
Indy’s Child has put together a list of the must-try kid-friendly fall festivals to bring the whole family to! So break out the fall outfits and get ready for a great month!
Stuckey Farm Sunflower Festival
Where: September 2-5 & 9-11
Where: Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider Mill
The Stuckey Farm Sunflower Festival will be bigger and better than ever! Imagine walking through acres of sunflowers of all shapes and varieties. You will see a dazzling array of over 20 different varieties of sunflowers. There is a forest of giant Skyscraper and Mammoth sunflowers that can grow to 15 feet tall, all the way down to Dwarf Teddy Bear sunflowers in Tiny Town.
Farmers Pike Festival
Where: September 2-5
Where: The Gloryland Lighthouse Chapel
Walk on soft grass and look at over 400 spaces of “Beautiful Antiques and Better Collectibles” Great Art and Unique Crafts from coast to coast and border to border, also exciting clothes and all types of jewelry and unique items of best quality around.
Indianapolis Labor Fest
Where: September 3
Where: Monument Circle
Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis will transform into Indy LaborFest, a free-admission street festival featuring music, food, beverages and a kid’s zone. Each year, more than 20,000 people attend this premier Labor Day weekend event.
Zionsville Lions Fall Festival
Where: September 9-11
Where: Lions Park
Bounce houses, carnival rides, cotton candy and much more can be found at the Zionsville Lions Fall Festival. The theme for this year’s 68th edition is Welcome to the Jungle.
Where: September 8-10
Where: German Park- Greenwood
A true Oktoberfest experience in Indianapolis! Music, entertainment, beirgarten and more.
Jupiter Flights Balloon Festival
Where: September 9-11
Where: Conner Prairie
Celebrate innovation and feel filled with wonder at the 2022 Jupiter Flights Balloon Festival at Conner Prairie. On Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy live music, food, bounce houses and a balloon race to kick off a spectacular balloon glow featuring special shapes. On Saturday and Sunday at dawn, cheer on your favorite balloons as pilots fill the sky in exciting competitions, with a grand champion announced after Sunday’s final race!
Cuisine Connect Culture
Where: September 10
Where: Grand Junction Plaza
Explore diverse arts, entertainment, traditions and food from all over the world at our 2nd annual Cuisine Connect Culture festival. In addition to enjoying performances and sampling diverse cuisines, you’ll be able to discover the traditions, crafts, products and games from other countries. We hope you will plan to bring your family and enjoy this wonderful multi-cultural event!
Beech Grove Fall Festival
Where: September 14-17
Where: Main Street, Beech Grove, IN
Enjoy rides, games, food booths and a craft fair on Saturday!
Global Fest Indy
Where: September 17
Where: Northwood Christian Church
Think global and fest local at Global Fest 2022 presented by Good Living Indy. Join the Center for Inquiry 70 to share traditions, honor heritage and learn about cultures through food, music, art and play.
Where: September 23
Where: Garfield Park
Indy’s long-running celebration of Irish culture! Enjoy live music, Irish dancers, cultural exhibits, sheep, Irish dogs, fun food and beverage options will be part of the Fest!