Whether you like food, music, art, or all of the above, there’s a fall festival for you to check out here in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Concerts at Ruoff Music Center

Outdoor concerts continue well into the fall this season at Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville. See country favorites like Luke Bryan (Aug. 18) or Jason Aldean (Sept. 16), or rock with Pearl Jam (Sept. 10). Then returning to Indiana this year is Farm Aid (Sept. 23) a one-day music festival featuring Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews Band, and Margo Price.



Aug. 25 - 26
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Friends at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Carmel will host its annual GreekFest. Enjoy Greek foods and desserts under the big tent while listening to music and watching live dancing.

Fishers Blues Fest

Sept. 1 - 2
Nickel Plate District Amphitheater

End the summer with the Fishers Blues Fest, a Labor Day tradition. The free, two-night event includes performances by renowned local and national blues artists.

Sunflower Festival

Sept. 1 - 4, 8 – 10
Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider Mill

Walk through an enormous field featuring more than 30 varieties of sunflowers.

Conner Prairie Jupiter Balloon Flights

Jupiter Flights Balloon Festival

Sept. 8 - 10
Conner Prairie

At Indiana’s largest balloon festival see a spectacular balloon glow with special shapes, explore the corn maze, snap selfies in a 3-acre Sunflower Field, and try a tasty treat from the Apple Store.


Aug. 26-28
Carmel Arts & Design District

Car lovers, this festival is for you. Admire hundreds of iconic automobiles lining the streets of Carmel and enjoy automotive art, too.

Harvest Fest

Harvest Fest

Sept. 10
Fishers Heritage Park at White River

This community festival offers art, food and music. Browse creations from local artists, enjoy live music and walk the gardens.

Carmel on Canvas

Sept. 15 - 17
Carmel Arts & Design District

Enjoy an open-air painting exhibition and competition, quick paint, and art fair on the sidewalks throughout the Carmel Arts & Design District and Midtown.

St. George Middle Eastern Festival

Sept. 15 - 17
St. George Orthodox Christian Church

The family-oriented festival includes Middle Eastern foods, live music, dancing, a marketplace, and children's play areas. Church tours will explain the church’s Byzantine architecture and iconography painted by a team of Greek iconographers.

Carmel Porchfest

Sept. 17
Carmel Arts & Design District

This free, family-friendly community event showcases a variety of music on the porches of neighborhood homes.

Atlanta New Earth Festival

Atlanta New Earth Festival

Sept. 23 - 24
Atlanta, Indiana

Hamilton County’s longest-running and largest festival features more than 600 vendors selling handcrafted items, unique arts and crafts, pottery, clothing, antiques, collectibles, and more.

Carmel International Arts Festival

Sept. 23 - 24
Carmel Arts & Design District

Browse art from more than 130 juried artists with live entertainment spotlighting dance and music.

Russell Farms Country Fall Festival

Sept. 23 – Oct. 29
Russell Farms

Every Saturday and Sunday, guests can enjoy hayrides to the pumpkin patch as well as scavenger hunt corn mazes, a petting zoo, a bounce house, and more fun for the family.

Headless Horseman

Oct. 5 - 8, 12 – 15, 19 – 22, 26 – 29
Conner Prairie, Fishers

The annual fall festival is full of activities, shows, and spooktacular family fun. Take an adventure on the haunted hayride where you’ll get chased by the Headless Horseman.

Potter's Bridge

Potter’s Bridge Fall Festival

Oct. 7
Potter’s Bridge Park, Noblesville

Listen to live music, visit more than 90 arts, crafts, and food booths, watch your little ones play in the KidZone, or simply take in the natural beauty of the most scenic park on the White River Greenway.

Fishers Agripark Fall Festival

Oct. 10-14

Fishers Agripark

Open from 4-7 p.m. each day, check out activities such as scarecrow trail, campfire and s’mores, corn maze, games, and much more.  Registration for each member of the family is required for this event.  Registration is $3 per person ($4.50 non-resident).  Children 2 and younger are free but still must be registered.

Boo 'N Brew Fall Festival

Oct. 21
Clay Terrace

The annual festival features fun for all ages!  For children 10 and under, activities include trick-or-treating from store to store, face painting, balloon artists, pumpkin patch, and horse-drawn hayrides.  For the adults, join in on the “BREW” portion of the event featuring a beer garden, with four local breweries and live music performances.


For more events in Hamilton County, check out our calendar.