Autumn in Festival Country Indiana

Just south of Indianapolis you’ll find the sovereign state of Festival Country. It’s not on most maps because its borders are primarily marked by a change in attitude. You see, in Festival Country the national pastime is having a good time. With 1,000 events, fun fall attractions, crisp apples, and autumn craft beer, wine and spirits, you’re sure to find your fun.

Fall Traditions

Dollie's Farm

  • 3961 N. 425 East
  • 317-797-7749

Ever heard of a chocolate sunflower? At Dollie‚Äôs Farm, roam through rows of fresh flowers in search of your own…

Jenkins Farm Market

  • 5566 State Road 252
  • 812-278-6212

Choose the perfect pumpkin from the patch and find mums, produce and handmade goods at the farm market.

Scarecrow Madness

  • 66 S Water St
  • 317-809-7774

Using the scarecrow map to lead the way, tour the county during the month of October in search of creatively…

Antique Shopping

  • 317-739-8600

Uncover nostalgic treasures at one of many antique shops just south of Indy. Find the perfect item to bring a piece…

Mallow Run Winery

  • 317-422-1556

This delightful winery offers free wine tastings (try their best-seller, rhubarb wine) and hosts regular events…

Dining & Libations

Unique Eats Blog

  • 317-739-8600

Discover an exciting food scene just south of Indy. These unique eats will take you on a culinary adventure that…

Sweets Trail

  • 317-739-8600

The best sweets are just south of Indy. Experience a classic candy store, savor homemade ice cream, snack on…

Up Cellar

  • 63 N. Baldwin St.
  • 317-533-0845

Experience rooftop dining at this modern steakhouse and wine bar. Enjoy a selection of wines from around the world…

Big Woods Franklin

  • 1800 E. King St.
  • 317-739-0378

Overlook the scenic Hillview Golf Course while enjoying locally crafted beer, artisan spirits and a skillfully…


All Festivals & Events

  • 317-739-8600

Celebrate other cultures at International Fest, appreciate art of all varieties at Ethos Celebration of the Arts, or…


The Perfect Autumn Drive

  • 317-739-8600

Meander down the picturesque backroads while viewing the golden glow of vivid fall leaves and scenic countryside…

Coffee Trail

  • 317-739-8600

Nestled just south of Indy, an eclectic coffee scene awaits enthusiasts and caffeine connoisseurs. From cozy…

Selfie Spots

  • 317-739-8600

Take your best shot (or selfie with) these and other attractions in Festival Country Indiana. From 200 glowing stars…



Cheers to 200 Years

  • 7 minute read

Did you know that Johnson County (also known as the home of Festival Country Indiana) and the city of Franklin are celebrating their bicentennials this year? That’s 200 years of growth and fun. Ways to celebrate 200 years The Johnson County Bicentennial Celebration will be on September 30 at…


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