September Fall Festivals in Greater Lafayette, IN

September Fall Festivals in Greater Lafayette, IN

Festivals are a great way to experience the Fall season in Indiana, and fortunately, they really ramp up throughout September in the Greater Lafayette and surrounding areas. Check out these super fun ways to spend your September weekends! September 3 – 4 Mosey Down Main Street Downtown Main St. Lafayette, IN | Saturday, September 3. 6:00 – 11:00 P.M. “Come eat, drink and be merry with food trucks, local bands, shopping from downtown businesses and street vendors and plenty of drinks from local bars and more.” September 9 – 11 GermanFest St. Boniface Catholic Church | Saturday, September 10. 4:00 – 11:00 P.M. This festival is a local favorite! “Kid’s games, German and local food, live music, and local beer, what’s not to love? The festival takes place in downtown Lafayette at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Festivalgoers can enter and exit at 8th and Ferry Streets and 9th and Ferry Streets.” Brown’s Accents Fall Festival Attica, IN | Friday (4:00 – 8:00 P.M.) & Saturday (9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.) “Join us for an amazing Fall Festival hosted by Brown’s Accents! With over 100 vendors. This is such a fun weekend filled with food vendors, boutiques, antiques, woodworkers, artists, makers, and so much more! Come grab some pumpkins and gourds grown at our farm, and eat on some delicious apple pie while you browse 100’s of vendors!” Hoosier Hardwood Festival Boone Co. Fairgrounds | Friday, Saturday, & Sunday “The Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association is excited to welcome you to the Hoosier Hardwood Festival! Make plans to watch the All American Lumberjack Show with 10-event competitions… participate in the Lumberjack...
Labor Day Fun in Lafayette Indiana

Labor Day Fun in Lafayette Indiana

Labor Day is Monday, September 5, 2022. Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer. So, enjoy this last hoorah and grill your little hearts out before Fall fully hits. We hope you have a safe extended weekend! If you’re interested in how Labor Day came to be, the U.S. Department of Labor has an impressive layout of its history and morph into a holiday. Click here to view more information! Labor Day in Greater Lafayette, IN Here are a few things specific events around town this week if you’re looking for entertainment ideas. Also consider hiking at Ross Hill park, bike riding at Prophetstown, a day at Columbian Park, or fishing at Armstrong! This community has plenty of ways to enjoy Labor Day! Thursday, September 1, 2022 Purdue vs. Penn State at Ross-Ade Stadium 8:00 P.M. Kick off the Purdue football season at this Big10 game! Click here for tickets! Here are some game day details. “BLACKOUT GAME WEAR BLACK– All fans are encouraged to wear black as we take on Penn State in this Thursday night home opener! PRE-GAME FUN Purdue University Marching Band Show– Join us on Slayter Hill for the pre-game Purdue University Marching Band Show with special guest Bruce Barker!Be a part of the Thursday night “Piano Man” tradition as Bruce will be part of the show! More Details to come!Boilermaker Crossing– Join us on the Weist Plaza for a DJ, inflatable games, free giveaways, uniform try on, football posters, and more! This family friendly area is open to everyone at no cost, no game ticket is required to participate. IN THE STADIUM Skydivers– be in your seat early...
Top Playgrounds of Greater Lafayette, IN

Top Playgrounds of Greater Lafayette, IN

Wrap up the Summer and breeze into Fall by visiting our local playgrounds! If you find yourself with extra time for the kiddos on weeknights or weekends, here are some great places to check out through the community. Many local events happen at these park too throughout the Summer and Fall seasons cut as the West Lafayette Farmer’s Market every Wednesday through October at Cumberland Park or events (Justin Moore in Concert September 2,2022 & Coco Movie Showing October 7, 2022!) at Leob Stadium at Columbian Park! So, keep your eyes open for fun things happening throughout Greater Lafayette, IN Parks & Recreation. New Playground Updates: Check this new ones out for something fresh or go to your favorite classic Lafayette spot listed further down! Murdock Park Cason St, Lafayette, IN 47904 Murdock Park lines up right across the street from Murdock Elementary School. You’ll see lots of kids out and about here on an average weekday. This play set is newly updates and lots of fun for all ages. Murdock Park has a small walking trail, shelters for rent, and a disc golf course! Murdock is also home to one of the most popular sledding hills in Greater Lafayette, IN. So, be sure to tuck that information into your back pocket for when the snow comes! Our Favorite Greater Lafayette, Indiana Playgrounds Prophetstown State Park Park Entrance: 5545 Swisher Road Office: 4112 E, IN-225, West Lafayette, IN 47906 This State Park in our backyard is a treasure. To enter, there is a $7/vehicles admission fee, but there are 3 different playground to choose from inside the grounds. They’re...
Orchard Guide of Greater Lafayette, IN

Orchard Guide of Greater Lafayette, IN

Local Greater Lafayette, IN grown produce is both plentiful and purposeful. We love to support local farmers, and it’s easy to do when they’re this good at what they do. A visit to the farm is more than just picking fruit- it’s an entire experience. You’ll love learning about every step of the process from the business owners, and, yes, it also brings amazing, fresh produce to your table. Peaches are up first for the season’s harvest, but apples and pears trail shortly after. Check out this list to find your perfect farm fit! Welcome to the Fall season in Greater Lafayette, IN. Enjoy every step, and be sure to add, “pick my own peaches and apples from a local orchard” to the Fall bucket list! Orchards of Greater Lafayette, IN Wea Creek Orchard (Lafayette, IN): Visit this Greater Lafayette, IN staple for an outstanding experience, and check out their stock of peaches and apples. Opening Day this year was July 29th, 2022, and the beginning of the season was marked with their annual Sunflower Festival. In addition to being a you-pick orchard, Wea Creek Orchard hosts many community events and is a wedding venue! Check their Facebook and company calendar to remain updated about current happenings at Wea Creek Orchard!Annie’s Orchard (West Lafayette, IN): Open now! Another Greater Lafayette, IN loved local business, Annie’s Orchard, provides an impressive spread of high quality fruit trees and patches. Annie’s Orchard carries peaches, nectarines, blueberries, and strawberries in their own season. Click here to view the Facebook page!Hillside Acres (Rossville, IN): Hillside Acres opens August 12th, 2022 for the Sunflower Trail and their stunning collection of apple assortment leaves...
Greater Lafayette, IN Flower Fields

Greater Lafayette, IN Flower Fields

In the end of Summer and beginning of Fall in Greater Lafayette, IN, local flower fields lavish us with blooms as far as the eye can see. Do you think it might be your thing to walk through and enjoy simple, lovely blooms? Our community has some places nearby to visit and even take a small piece home- if you want! Fields around our area are loaded with full-bloom sunflowers, zinnias, cosmos, and more! Check out these great spots to explore. Greater Lafayette, IN Flower Fields What should you expect within the flower fields? (Our friend’s website at Hillside Acres inspired this list!) Bumblebees will abound! They’re working hard during this season to get their pollination accomplished. Be warned 🙂Bring your own vase or water or the u-pick flowers will potentially wilt before you get them home!Bring scissors or loppers to cut your own flowers!Professional photographers: this is a perfect space for you to take fun pictures! Be sure to communicate before you show up to snap photos! Usually there’s a schedule for time slots, and maybe even a small fee from the local farm to use the fields. Communication can go a long way. Hillside Acres (Rossville, IN): Sunflower Days are August 12 – 25. Here are some extra details to note from their website. “Wednesday-Saturday 4pm-8pm: $7/personChildren 4 & Under: FreeLast day open with the sunflowers depends on how long they hold up. We will close the trail when they start to loose their petals. Stay informed with our facebook/instagram posts.” 21 Petals Flower Farm (Lafayette, IN): 21 Petals is unique in its flower market approach! Visit...