Looking for local things to do in Central Indiana? Check out these fun, fall activities nearby our new home community locations with your family!
Farmers Market - Every Saturday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The original year-round farmers' market in downtown Fort Wayne brings you the farm and to your neighborhood. The vendors offer the freshest vegetables, flowers, and plants in season. We specialize in extensive farm foods, featuring delicious baked goods and home-made natural items, along with unique works from talented regional artisans. Join us every Saturday during the year-round market for a celebration of our agricultural heritage and the best items the region has to offer.
Brickworld Lego Fan Expo - Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Sunday, October 9, 2022, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun! See 32,000 square feet of spectacular creations all built from LEGO bricks by local LEGO enthusiasts. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, seek and finds, fighting robots, etc. Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.
Fall Harvest Festival - Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
This two day festival celebrates the history and culture of the American Farm. It's fun for all ages and the event is free so bring the whole family and spend the day at the farm! Hands-On Activities, Oat/Wheat Threshing, Concessions, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Corn Husking, Antique Farm Equipment, Live Animals, Historic Salomon Family Homestead, and Farmer's Market.
Lakeside Free Fall Concert - Sunday, September 25, 2022, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Lakeside Free Fall Concert is an annual celebration of Lakeside Park with music, artists, food trucks and children's activities. Join in the celebration of the beautiful Lakeside Park with live music, local artists, local food, and children's activities!
Dog Days of Autumn - Sunday, October 2, 2022, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The 3rd annual Dog Days of Autumn is just around the corner! Are you ready? At Lutheran Park and Gardens from 12-3PM. Sign up for the cornhole tournament, or come for the cake walk, and so much more! Free Public Event to celebrate our beloved pets and their contribution to our mental health. Meet and greet local vendors, play games, enjoy food trucks, hot cider, and treats (for humans, too)! We can’t wait to see you there as we celebrate Fall and celebrate those puppies!
Botanical Brew - Friday, October 7, 2022, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Meet your friends downtown at the Botanical Conservatory for a sampling of all things brewed! Your taste buds are sure to brew up some local favorites as you sample coffee, tea, cider, craft beer and wine. Wander the gardens to also enjoy featured food trucks and entertainers busking throughout. Packaged beverage available for purchase. No outside food or beverage permitted. All ages welcome. Admission $10.
Howl-O-Walkoween - Saturday, October 15, 2022, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Support Humane Education at FWACC while having a spooky good time. Howl-O-Walkoween is our annual fundraising event. Pet Costume Contest hosted by our Local Celebrity Judge! Raffle Prizes! T-Shirt Fundraiser! Pet Enrichment Box Fundraiser!
Fall Foliage Final Friday Fun Hike - Friday, October 28, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Come to Lindenwood Nature Preserve for a hike on the Final Friday of October for Fall Foliage Fun. We will enjoy the fall colors before they are gone and spend some time outside before the winter cold gets here. We’ll depart from the parking lot promptly as scheduled. All ages are welcome, so bring the whole family. There is no charge; however, pre-registration is required for planning purposes. Call 427-6000 to sign up. Registration deadline: October 24.
Garden Trick or Treat - Saturday, October 29, 2022, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gather up the kiddos for this family-friendly (not-so-scary) Halloween event at the Botanical Conservatory. All are invited to dress up and scout out sweet treats and spook-tacular tricks when visiting the indoor and outdoor gardens. Also snap boo-tiful photos when making your way through the scenic outdoor Pumpkin Path. Regular Conservatory admission applies.
Kids Halloween Hike - Saturday, October 29, 2022, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for a kid-friendly sunset hike to celebrate the spookiest night of the year (a few days early). This event is designed for kids ages 4-11. Trail-friendly costumes are encouraged, but be sure to wear shoes that are safe and comfortable to hike in. The hike is FREE; however, registration is required for planning purposes. Please call 260-427-6000 to reserve your place. Registration deadline: October 24.
Old Fort Cluster Dog Show - Thursday, November 3 through Sunday, November 6, 2022, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
More than 150 registered breeds will be presented by some of the top breeders in the United States. There is a “Best in Show” competition held at the end of each day’s judging. Other show events include: canine good citizen tests, canine eye clinic evaluation, junior handler seminars, owner-handler series, and best puppy, best bred-by and best veteran competitions. Vendors from all areas of the country will be displaying dog-related items including jewelry, clothing, books, medical supplies, leather goods, grooming supplies and various gift items.
Puppies, Pinball & Poker - Sunday, September 25, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Calling all lovers of puppies and golf carts! Visit different local businesses to collect poker cards. The person with the best "hand" wins the Huntertown Prize Package! Well Grounded - Free Italian Soda & Coffee Shots, Sweet Sanity - Free Ice Cream, Feders Meats - Free Samples, The Process/Josh's Jungle, Wizard's World Pinball - Free Game, Final STOP - Canine Haven Pet Adoption @ Huntertown Family Park
First Fridays Concert Series - Friday, October 7, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Enjoy music from local bands with free seating at the amphitheater. Food vendors and food trucks are available. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets, but alcohol or coolers aren't allowed.
Allen County Marketplace - Saturday, October 8, 2022, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Featuring a wide variety of vendors including artisans, crafters, boutiques, farmers market, direct sales, delicious eats, and more!
Halloween at the Park - Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29, 2022, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for the annual spooktacular event that raises funds for From This Day Forward at Huntertown Family Park, while featuring a free treat trail, costume contest, Forest of Fear, pumpkin carving contest, and more!
We hope you found an event that interests you, your family, and friends. Have a wonderful autumn and check back soon for more community events nearby our new home communities next season!
Located in Northeast Fort Wayne, the new home community of Belmont Woods is ideally located and central to major commuting routes. This new community on the outskirts one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas, offers plenty of entertainment for everyone.
Palmira Lakes is a new community that is close to Sycamore Hills Golf Club that offers beautiful single family homes with lots included that everyone admires! Easy access to Route 69 and all the shopping, dining and excitement that Downtown Fort Wayne has to offer.
The well established Rolling Oaks community in Huntertown, IN offers a quaint, small town feel while remaining close to the city of Fort Wayne, one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest. This community has a serene landscape with walking paths and ponds to enjoy.
Located in Northwest Fort Wayne, Indiana Drakes Pointe is a new home community with Single Family Homes. Enjoy the quiet scenery of the pond or take a short walk through the community. Drakes Pointe is the perfect place for better living in your new Olthof Home.
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