Best Fall Events in Indiana’s Cool North

Time to start planning ahead for the best fall events!  Fall vibes are in the air even though it might still feel like summer during some of these events.  Some are festivals that center around harvest and the symbols of fall - the pumpkins, the corn mazes, the apples, the sunflowers; while others are favorite festivals that annually take place in the fall.  Don't miss all the Indiana's Cool North has to offer this fall.

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival - a Full 10 Days

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September 8-17, 2023

The Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival is TEN days this year.  With nearly 100 outdoor activities taking place at the Indiana Dunes National Park and other locations in northwest Indiana, you will certainly find an activity that matches your passion — hiking, kayaking, biking, geo-caching, photography, birding, and more.  See for a full list.

A festival highlight is at historic Chellberg Farm on September 16 and 17 with food vendors, musical groups, live entertainment, and demonstrations of farming skills from the early 1900s.

For information on nearby lodging. and Dunes Deals.    Request a destination guide of the Indiana Dunes

  • 18 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 33 Minutes to South Shore
  • 60 Minutes to Elkhart County

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