Autumn: The season of the year between summer and winter, during which the weather becomes cooler. With cooler weather approaching, and leaves changing it is time celebrate and have some fun with many of close friends. Have a small fall get together: bob for apples or carve pumpkins! Below are some ideas on how to turn your fall get together into something that everyone will “Fall” in love with! • Get a pumpkin carving kit to help you and your friends get the best pumpkins! • Bobbing for apples • Make caramel apples! • Watch scary movies • Have a costume party with you and your friends! Judge the best costumes.
As the temperatures cool, and the leaves start to change colors, it’s a great time to enjoy a fun fall getaway weekend with your friends or family in Fort Wayne! Fall is a great time to visit Fort Wayne, with many of the fall festivals and orchards opening, plus some of the great summer attractions are still open and available to enjoy.
A few fun things to start your fall off….
Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival
Experience life on a farm, plus fun fall activities. Starting on September 13, visitors can learn about dairy cows, baby calves, and enjoy a corn maze, straw mountain, games, pick out a pumpkin, and much more!
Johnny Appleseed Festival
On September 21st & 22nd, experience this period authentic festival celebrating the life and times of Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman). Spend the day visiting the Johnny Appleseed grave site and enjoying some great food. Plus, there is plenty of fun children’s activities, entertainment, shopping and more.
It’s not Fall unless you’ve been to the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Fort Wayne! Find out for yourself why this festival is a Fort Wayne tradition for many.
Fright Night in Downtown Fort Wayne
On October 19, dress up your favorite zombie and take part in the annual Zombie Walk around downtown Fort Wayne. Then make it a fun weekend by enjoying many of the spooky events and activities like the scavenger hunt, a lantern tour, a ghostly gala, or the “Here Come the Mummies” concert! Check out the full list of frightening events to plan your weekend getaway.