Fall Festivals

As the temperatures cool and the days get a little shorter, there’s nothing better than getting out to the abundant festivals the southside has to offer.

Edinburgh Fall Festival
Sept. 11-14
Main Street, Edinburgh
Edinburgh rolls out the fall carpet with this fun event that features a midway, parade, entertainment, food and more. Information: (812) 526-3535, facebook.com/

Compass Park Festival
Sept. 15
Red Skelton Circle
Indiana Masonic Home Compass Park
690 State St., Franklin
The gang’s all here, celebrating this annual event that features a parade, entertainment, food, vendors, children’s games and more. Information: (317) 346-1457.

Hoosier Vintage Wheels Show
Sept. 20-21
Johnson County Fairgrounds
250 Fairground St., Franklin
Huge swap meet and vintage vehicle show herald fall and showcase those vehicles we still can identify by their unique styling. Information: (317) 501-5266, johnsoncountyfair.com.

Rock the Clock
Sept. 28
Historic Downtown Greenwood
City Center Parking Lot
300 S. Madison St., Greenwood
Join the fun in this third annual community festival that celebrates downtown Greenwood. It’s a block party with live music, a zip line, local beer and wine vendors, food trucks and more. And it’s free. Information: (317) 881-4545, visitgreenwood.in.gov.

Franklin Fall Festival
Sept. 28
Downtown Square, Franklin
Bring the family and fall for Franklin at this day-long annual event, which features a downtown street fair, entertainment, food vendors, a parade, bounce houses, carriage rides and a dachshund derby at Province Park. Information:
(317) 346-1258, discoverdowntownfranklin.com.

Fall Craft Fair
Oct. 19
Johnson County Fairgrounds
Scott Hall, 250 Fairground St., Franklin
It’s never too early to shop for the holidays. This annual fall fair showcases more than 50 vendors featuring craft and artisan products, including jewelry, clothing, home decor, health products and more. Hosted by the JoCoEHA. Information: (317) 736-3724, facebook.com/pg/jocoeha.

Oct. 29
Independence Park, 2100 S.
Morgantown Road, Greenwood
Join your pals from Johnson County Parks and the Johnson County Public Library as they team up to offer trick-or-treating along the story walk, crafts, games and more. Information: (812) 526-6809, festivalcountryindiana.com/carni-fall.