Top Food Events in Indiana’s Cool North

Calling all food enthusiasts! Food is the star of many Indiana's Cool North festivals, even if it's not the official name of the festival!  Whether you love popcorn, BBQ, or fair foods, or prefer to sample tastes from a variety of local restaurants, there are so many festivals featuring a wide array of culinary delights. Be sure to put one or more on your calendar.

Fall Festivals in Elkhart County


On the look out for enjoyable family activities this autumn? Elkhart County offers a variety of festivals featuring fall, foods, pottery and First Fridays!

Middlebury Fall Festival: Sept. 8 – 9
Nappanee Apple Festival: Sept. 14 – 17
Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale. Sept. 22 – 23
Michiana Pottery Tour: Sept. 23 – 24
Goshen First Friday: October 6

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 54 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 60 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 84 Minutes to South Shore

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