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Greater Lafayette October Events

Greater Lafayette, IN does the Fall, Harvest, and Halloween season WELL. We’ve kept you in the loop for pumpkin patches and corn mazesfall festivals, and suggestions for a weekend away, and we’re not done yet! Here are just a few more fun Fall season October specific events from our team to your family.

Feast of the Hunter’s Moon

October 9-10

This is an amazing Greater Lafayette, IN experience!

“The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is a re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid – 1700s. It is held annually in early autumn on the banks of the Wabash River, four miles southwest of West Lafayette, Indiana.

Thousands of participants re-enact this event creating a feast for your senses. Smell the wood smoke, hear the report of the rifles, savor authentic food and more.”

Click here to view the entire event schedule, FAQ’s, parking accommodations, and purchase your tickets ahead of time!

Trail of Scarecrows

October 1 – November 7

Enjoy a walk or bike ride down the 12th annual “Trail of Scarecrows” at Prophetstown State Park. Community members and organizations create scarecrows and display them along the paved bike trail, and you can cast your vote for your favorite. Click here for more information, but just a $1 donation gets you 100 votes! It’s easy, fun, and an enjoyable evening activity throughout October!

Prophetstown State Park also hosts their annual Fall Fest on October 15-17. Come hang out for some live music, a late night hike, and fun on the Farm!

Covered Bridge Festival

October 8 – 17

We will never, not mention this festival! Folks come from all over to jump from town to town and shop for unique Christmas gifts, Fall and Christmas decor, and so much more at this HUGE gathering. Click here for a map, schedule, and more overall information!

Bellinger’s Professional Grounds Maintenance Fall Tree Fest

October 15 – 17 & 22-23

Here’s a little something different! Do you have a game plan for your home landscaping and ground maintenance that includes trees? This annual sale comes around once a year. Bellinger’s is the place to help you learn more about what will work for you and your specific plan and yard!

Here’s why the sale is right now!

“Trees are best dug when dormant. When planted in the fall, the roots have the entire winter to acclimate to their new surroundings. This is because roots do not go dormant as quickly as the top of the tree. Therefore, fall planting allows minor root establishment before the next growing season. However, some trees must be dug in the spring; due to the roots and their ability to establish.”

Bellinger’s Website

Click here for hours of the sale and any additional information! At this sale you’ll, “Choose and tag your trees right in the field where they are grown. Trees will then be dug when the conditions are appropriate for each individual tree. Delivery and installation are available and also on SALE! Planting and Care instructions are provided with each tree purchase.”

Boo at the Zoo Columbian Park

October 22, 23, & 24

Our very own Columbian Park Zoo hosts an annual, “Boo at the Zoo” family event for one long weekend in October. “Boo at the Zoo Weekends will be BURSTING with not-so-scary decorations and music, as well as fun Halloween enrichment with the animals that you have come to love at the Columbian Park Zoo! Enjoy animal viewing, a penguin-themed scavenger hunt, a kids’ costume contest, decorated pumpkins, selfie stations, games, and candy stops.  Back in action this year is the ever-popular Columbian Park Express for a hauntingly-fun Halloween train ride around Columbian Park!” Registration for this event is online, and it’s specific to certain time slots. Be sure to click here and read all the instuctions carefully to attend this event!

Harvest Season at Fair Oaks Farm

Entire month of October

About 45 mins away from Greater Lafayette, IN sits Fair Oaks Farm, and Harvest Season is a real special treat. They describe the Harvest Season fixings well in saying, “Join us for Harvest Festival during the whole month of October!  Our Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches are bursting, and the Harvest Market is full of fresh baked goods and fall decor!  We’ve got a live concert Hoe-Down in the Orchard, Giant Pumpkins, 4H Animals and Halloween on the Trail.  Come experience it!”

For up-to-date information on YOUR Indiana area neighborhood or a FREE Seller Consultation – call The Romanski Group at (765) 293.9300.  Using an experienced team is the way to get your home ‪SOLD‬! You deserve the BEST Realtor in the Lafayette Indiana area!

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