Throw on a sweatshirt - you don’t want to miss these kid-friendly, mouth-watering, and fun-filled fall festivals!

Nappanee Apple Festival

You can eat apples in every form, shop apple-themed artwork and mingle with local crafters and artists - it’s a perfect celebration of fall. Nappanee Apple Festival. Sept. 19-22


Middlebury Fall Festival

This is small-town charm at its finest. Eat your way through the festival grounds with home-cooked favorites, settle in for wholesome entertainment, and turn the kids loose on the bounce houses, games and other fun activities. Make sure to stay till the fireworks Friday night! Middlebury Fall Festival. Sept. 13-14.


Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale

These heirloom quilts will knock your socks off. Enter the bidding or just gorge on doughnuts, funnel cakes or pie as auctioneers wrangle sales for quilts, antiques, toys and other wares. Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale. Sept. 27-28.


Gathering at Five Medals

Immerse yourself in the history of frontier America. Re-enactors take you back to the days when people made their own clothes and tools and hunted for their food. Gathering at Five Medals Oct. 19-20.


Amish Acres Fall Harvest

Fall flavors abound, from crisp apples fresh from the orchard to pies, breads and other baked delicacies. Watch cider-making demonstrations at the Kuhns Cider & Grist Mill. Pick your family pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch and enjoy a fire-roasted marshmallow (or three!) before enjoying a Threshers Dinner in the Restaurant Barn. Amish Acres Fall Harvest Days  Sept. 20- Oct. 27