6 Fall Activities near Indy

Jacquelyn Bennett
Written on October 16, 2017

You’re walking outside, under a cloudless, deep blue sky, and hear the crunch of fallen leaves under your feet. You breathe in the cool crisp air and somehow you can tell that fall is here. For many people, Fall wouldn’t be complete without pumpkins, cider, hayrides and more. However, it is easy for some of these simple pleasures to be forgotten during the busyness of life.  To make sure you don’t miss anything this fall season, read below for fall activities and events you can’t miss and download our Fall Bucket List!

1. Waterman’s Family Farm – Fall Harvest Festival

On the Southeast side of Indianapolis, Waterman’s Family Farm hosts a kid friendly festival. You can go for a ride on the hayride, or play on the playground, obstacle course, or straw fort. They also have a miniature train ride, farm animals, a little farmer experience and a live band! And like most farms, they also have acres of pumpkins and local produce. Learn More…

2. Piney Acres – Corn Maze

This Eastside attraction accommodates people of all ages. For kids, there is a corn maze, pumpkin picking, hayrides, barnyard animals, and a kids zone.  For adults, there are 72 acres of haunted attractions, such as their 6 acre Haunted trail, haunted corn maze and hayride and much more. Learn More…

3. Beasleys Orchard – Apple Festival

For those on the west side, Beasleys Orchard offers pumpkins, a corn maze, live music, food vendors, local craft vendors and more. They also have other fall events such as their Dog Daze at the Maze where you can bring your four-legged friend to the corn maze! Learn More…

4. Crown Hill Cemetery – Fall Activities

Located near the heart of downtown Indianapolis, Crown Hill has many fall events to choose from. Their Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk is favorite for many. They also have night time walking tours, driving tours and Phantom of the Opera concerts (with a night time walk at the end). Learn More…

5. Tuttle Orchards – Carmel Apple Festival

Looking for something less expensive? Admission into Tuttle Orchards Carmel Apple Festival is free! Come and cut your own sunflowers, pick your own apples and pumpkins as well as enjoy lunch at the grill, hayrides, donuts, build your own caramel apple, and more! Learn More…

6. Conner Prairie – Headless Horseman

Located just north of Indianapolis, Conner Prairie holds an annual fall festival. With their Headless Horseman hayride and 7 acre corn maze, it is sure to be a lot of fun! Check out their website for details on pricing and dates. Learn More…

Have fun this fall, and most importantly, stay safe!