Looking for fall things to do in Boone County? Check out this list of some of the best fall festivals and harvest season events in September.

  • Enjoy carnival rides, a parade, food, music, an auction and more at the Zionsville Lions Fall Festival from September 7-9. Saturday features a parade at 10 a.m. and a Lion’s Lounge (for 21+) from 5:30-11 p.m. which offers beers on tap from Sun King Brewing, a selection of wine and live entertainment.
  • Take advantage of cooler temperatures and lace up your running shoes for the annual Rock ‘N Roll 5K at the Witham YMCA in Lebanon on Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. Look for fun new elements, like music throughout the course.
  • Boone Flavor Fest, on Friday, September 14, brings restaurants, wineries and breweries from Boone County to one location for an all ages food and drink festival. The Tempos and The Flying Toasters, one of the Indy area’s most popular cover bands, will be performing while you enjoy delicious food and drink from 5-10 p.m. at the Whitestown Municipal Complex. Admission is $5 at the door and free for kids 10 and under.
  • Enjoy unlimited beer samples from over 25 Indiana breweries and wineries and 30 home brewers, food from local vendors and live music from the Flying Toasters at the Whitestown Brewfest on Saturday, September 15 at the Whitestown Municipal Complex. Gates will open for exclusive VIP entry from 12-1 p.m. with General Admission beginning at 1 p.m.

  • Enjoy a variety of activities, entertainers, craft and food vendors, a parade, a children’s area, museum tours, and more at the Festival of the Turning Leaves in Thorntown on September 28, 29 and 30.
  • Dull’s Tree Farm in Thorntown is hosting their Pumpkin Harvest from 10-7 on Saturday and 1-7 on Sunday starting September 29 through the month of October. With an 8 acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, 100 ft slides, apple cannons, tire mountain, corn box, barrel train, wagon rides, duck races, playground and so MUCH MORE. Admission is $10 per person, $7 per person for active military and seniors (65+) and free for kids 2 and under. First responders get in free if they show their credentials at admission.

Check back next month for a rundown of October events.