Lori Lori is a work-at-home mom of three living in Noblesville, Indiana.

The air is cooler and the leaves are turning a range of beautiful colors – fall is here! It’s the time to drink apple cider slushies, enjoy caramel apples and savor applesauce donuts. Fall is upon us and that means Noblesville, Fishers, Carmel, Westfield and other areas of Hamilton County, Indiana will be full of fun festivals and other fall-themed activities.

Want to enjoy the season but you’re not sure what to do this fall in Hamilton County, Indiana?

Take a look at these fun-for-the-whole-family ones you can enjoy.

Fall Events in Hamilton County

Fairs and Festivals

Hamilton County in Indiana is the place where you can pick pumpkins, see antique cars and celebrate a covered bridge.

St. George Festival
September 15-17, 1-5 pm. St. George Orthodox Christian Church, Fishers. StGIndy.org

Old Mill Festival
September 16, 8 am-4 pm. Downtown Noblesville NoblesvilleMainStreet.org

Festival of Machines at Conner Prairie
September 16-17, 10 am-5 pmĀ 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038

19th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival
September 23-24, Saturday 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 10 am-5 pm, CarmelArtsFestival.org

Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival
September 23-October 29, 10 am to 6 pm, Noblesville, Russell-Farms.com

Potter’s Bridge Fall Festival
September 30, 11 am to 3 pm

Stonycreek Farm’s 45th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival
October 1-31, 10 am to 5 pm, Stonycreek Farm, Noblesville, StonyCreekFarm.net

Indiana Renaissance Faire
October 7-8, 10 am to 6 pm. Klipsh Music Center, Noblesville. FishersRenFaire.com

Christmas in October Craft Faire
October 14, 9 am to 3 pm. Fishers High School

Fall at Conner Prairie

If you’re looking for fall and Halloween ideas and activities for kids, you’re in the right place. In addition to the Festival of Machines, there are lots of fun fall activities for the entire family at Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana. Scare yourself silly when you ride on the haunted hayride that features the Headless Horseman between October 12 and 29, Thursday through Sunday, 6-10 pm. See if you can make your way through the family-friendly corn maze of try to see if you can make your way through the haunted corn maze. Visit the Apple Store, open September and October for various seasonal goodies, from apple and pumpkin donuts to popcorn to hand-dipped caramel apples.

Other events you don’t want to miss

Westfield History Underground Railroad Ghost Walk. September 29, October 6, 14, 21, 28 & 31. November 18. The times vary. Asa Bales Park, Westfield UnseenPress.com 317.840.6456.

Ghost the Musical. October 5-November 19. Matinee and Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. BeefAndBoards.com. 317.575.9644.

Family Pumpkin, Painting, & Pizza October 20, 5:15-6:30 pm. Monon Community Center East, Carmel

As much as I love the summer months, fall has become one of my favorite times of the year. There’s nothing like pulling out my boots and sweatshirts, visiting local pumpkin patches, and enjoy the cooler temperatures with my kids at all of the fun events around Hamilton County in Indiana. One of our personal faves is Stony Creek. There are fun activities for kids of all ages, as simple as jumping in bales of hay and as extravagant to a zip line. We like to go on a hayride and pick out our pumpkins too. I also love ANYTHING at Conner Prairie. The treats in the Apple Store are WONDERFUL (I made sure I was there when it opened on September 1st) and the haunted hayride is really fun, although the Headless Horseman can be a little scary for the younger kids.

Hope you have a great season with your family at these fall events around central Indiana and enjoy all things APPLE and PUMPKIN!


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