470+ Fall Festival Weekend: September 22-25, 2022

Tina Turner, Dukes of Hazzard, Roadkill Cook-Off, Boiled Peanuts, a Meatball Street Brawl, Elk, Burgoo and more!

Once again, festival fans, the numbers and variety are amazing this weekend. Every state has something to offer and even I’m going to take full advantage of it this time when I head out to Kentucky for plenty of eating fests: the Marion County Country Ham Festival (Lebanon), the Casey County Apple Festival (Liberty) for the world’s biggest apple pie, the London Chicken Festival with the world’s largest skillet, and the Anderson County Burgoo Festival in Lawrenceburg.

I’ll need to put a few notches in the belt by the time Sunday rolls along.

And, even if you are nowhere near Kentucky, there are great things to check out.

Illinois and Wisconsin have tons of Oktoberfests this weekend and Florida has plenty of Farm Festivals. In Georgia, there’s a Moonshine Festival (Lyons), Tennessee has a Dukes of Hazzard Festival (Greeneville) as well as a Tina Turner Festival (Brownsville), North Carolina celebrates Mayberry Days (Mount Airy) and South Carolina is putting on a Mermaids and Mateys event (Folly Beach).

Like animals? There are dog/pet festivals going on in Tennessee, two Michigan animal festivals celebrating Black Bears (Curran) and Elk (Atlanta), Mule Day (Winfield) in Alabama and – if you like eating all sorts of critters – the West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off offers plenty of tasty dishes in Marlinton.

But, if wild game is not your thing, perhaps you can pick up a snack at New York’s Meatball Street Brawl (Buffalo).

As with previous weekends, this weekend offers all sorts of Cultural Festivals, Music Festivals, Food Festivals, Harvest Festivals, Beer Festivals and more.

And, if you are near Ohio, the state alone has over 90 festivals which you can read about at https://ohiofestivals.net/ohio-festival-weekend-092522

Just look to the map and you’ll see where everything is.

Let’s take a closer look at each state and see what stands out…

Alabama
Birmingham has a Middle Eastern Food Festival, Furnace Fest and Fiesta, plus there are Harvest Fests in Blountsville and Moulton and Mule Day in Winfield.

Florida
You can find Farm Festivals in Miami, Umatilla, Williston, North Fort Myers, Eustis, Morriston and Odessa. There’s a Seafood Festival in Pensacola, a Songwriters Festival in St. Augustine and Oktoberfests in Niceville, Oviedo, Ocala, and Hollywood.

Georgia
Many interesting festivals this weekend, including the Atlanta Greek Festival, Mountain Music Day Festival in Blairsville, the Big Red Apple Festival in Cornelia, the Cave Spring Pig Out, Blind Willie McTell Music Festival in Thomson, the Oak Park Moonshine Festival in Lyons and the Ellijay Bacon Fest.

Illinois
At least 10 Oktoberfests throughout the state, the Elim Dutch Festival in Crestwood, Jordbruksdagarna in Bishop Hill, the Apple ‘n Pork Festival in Clinton, the Paris Honeybee Festival and the International Route 66 Mother Road Festival in Springfield.

Indiana
Some great festivals this weekend include the New Earth Festival (Review) in Atlanta and the Carmel International Arts Festival (Review). I would also check out Indy Irish Fest in Indianapolis, the Wanatah Scarecrow Festival, the Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art and the Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire in Bowling Green.

Kentucky
I’m actually coming down to Kentucky for some festivals this weekend, including the World Chicken Festival in London, the Anderson County Burgoo Festival in Lawrenceburg, the Marion County Country Ham Days in Lebanon and the Casey County Apple Festival in Liberty. And there are many others I wish I could attend, like the NuLu Festival in Louisville, the Cynthiana Honey Festival, the Clarkson Honeyfest, Pig Out in Maysville and the Shaker Village HarvestFest in Harrodsburg.

Michigan
Throughout the state, there are Oktoberfests in Bloomingdale, Grand Rapids, Curtis, Ludington and Detroit, a Germanfest in Traverse City, a Fire and Flannel Festival in Wyandotte, a Sausage Festival in Warren and the Funky Ferndale Art Fair in Ferndale. Also check out the Elk Festival in Atlanta and the Black Bear Festival in Curran.

New York
Oktoberfests are going on in Fairport, Cape Vincent, Niagara Falls, Rush and Kenmore with a Porchfest in Ithaca, a Grape Festival in Naples, Apple Festivals in Wyoming, Central Square, Busti and Newfane and the Meatball Street Brawl in Buffalo.

North Carolina
You can enjoy both Mayberry Days in Mount Airy and Mule Days in Benson. Plus there’s a Pirate Invasion in Beaufort, a Muscadine Festival in Kenansville, a Cheese Festival in Asheville and a Festa Italiana in Raleigh. North Carolina has a great selections of festivals this weekend, so definitely take a look at the listing below.

Pennsylvania
McConnells Mill Heritage Festival (Review) in Portersville is worth checking out, as are the Glass and Ethnic Festival in Mount Pleasant, the Ebensburg PotatoFest, the Bradford Pumpkin Fest and the Clymer Days Festival.

South Carolina
An interesting selection of festivals, including the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival, the Irish Italian International Festival in North Myrtle Beach, a Pow Wow in Gray Court, the Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Walhalla and the Sankofa African Street Festival in Columbia. There’s also a Mermaids and Mateys event in Folly Beach.

Tennessee
Special attention should be given out to Tina Turner Heritage Days in Brownsville, Hazzard Fest in Greeneville and the first of many weekends of Dollywood’s Harvest Festival in Pigeon Forge.
Some other festivals worth checking out include the Tennessee Honey Festival in Nashville, Dog Festivals in Cookeville and Gallatin, the Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival, and the Chester County Barbeque Festival in Henderson

West Virginia
It’s a great festival weekend in West Virginia because you have the Autumn Harvest Festival and WV Roadkill Cook-Off (Review) in Marlinton, the Leaf Peeper’s Festival (Review) in Davis, and the Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival (Review) in Parkersburg.
Other fests to consider are the Barboursville Fall Fest, the WV Molasses Festival in Arnoldsburg, the WV Pawpaw Festival in Morgantown and the RegattaFest in New Martinsville.

Wisconsin
So many Oktoberfests in Wisconsin this weekend (at least 11), along with a Midwest Viking Festival in Brooklyn, a Bacon Bash in River Falls, a Cranberry Festival in Warrens, an Apple Festival in Gays Mills, Beef-A-Rama in Minocqua and a Mac and Cheese Fest in Oconomowoc.
And, if you’re not ready for the Ogema Christmas Tree Festival, you can find comfort with the River Prairie Giant Pumpkin Festival in Altoona.

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It’s a huge and wonderful collection of festivals, so please go the lists carefully and use both the reviews and map to help you.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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Until next week…

Love, Peace and Festival Grease!

Upcoming Festival Weekend: September 22-25, 2022

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MAP of festival and fair food cities this weekend.

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Reviews of this Week’s Festivals


9/24-9/25 – New Earth FestivalAtlanta, INDIANAMy Review
9/24-9/25 – Carmel International Arts FestivalCarmel, INDIANAMy Review
9/24-9/25 – Warm Glow Candle Company Fall FestivalCenterville, INDIANAMy Review
9/24-9/25 – Hippie Fest IndianaTipton, INDIANAMy Review

9/23-9/25 – St. Agnes Oktoberfest FestivalFort Wright, KENTUCKYMy Review

9/24-9/25 – Michigan Renaissance Festival VIHolly, MICHIGANMy Review

9/24-9/25 – McConnells Mill Heritage FestivalPortersville, PENNSYLVANIAMy Review
9/24-9/25 – Penn’s Colony Festival IISaxonburg, PENNSYLVANIAMy Review

9/23-9/25 – Leaf Peeper’s FestivalDavis, WEST VIRGINIAMy Review
9/24 – Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-OffMarlinton, WEST VIRGINIAMy Review
9/23-9/24 – Paden City Marble Festival (formerly in Sistersville)Paden City, WEST VIRGINIAMy Review
9/24-9/25 – Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts FestivalParkersburg, WEST VIRGINIAMy Review

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ALABAMA

9/19-9/24 – Eva Frontier Days – Eva
9/21-9/25 – Crush Wine and Food Festival – Hunstville
9/22-9/24 – Saint George’s Middle Eastern Food Festival – Birmingham
9/23-9/24 – Mule Day – Winfield
9/23-9/25 – Homestead Hollow Fall Arts and Crafts Festival – Springville
9/23-9/25 – Furnace Fest – Birmingham
9/24 – Fiesta – Birmingham
9/24 – Festival Hispano – Piedmont
9/24 – Wiregrass Heritage Festival – Dothan
9/24 – Blountsville Harvest Festival – Blountsville
9/24 – Hokes Bluff CityFest – Hokes Bluff
9/24 – Red Bay Founder’s Fest – Red Bay
9/24 – Lawrence County History and Preservation Society Harvest Festival – Moulton

FLORIDA

9/22-9/24 – City of Oviedo Oktoberfest – Oviedo
9/23-9/24 – Oktoberfest at Bluewater Bay – Niceville
9/23-9/24 – Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Festival – Perry
9/23-9/25 – Pensacola Seafood Festival – Pensacola
9/23-9/25 – St. Augustine Songwriters Festival – St. Augustine
9/23-9/25 – Tinez Farms Fall Festival III – Miami
9/24 – Gainesville HempFest – Gainesville
9/24 – Bartow Fall Fest – Bartow
9/24 – World Equestrian Center Oktoberfest – Ocala
9/24 – Experience Asia Festival – Tallahassee
9/24 – Tampa Pride on the River – Tampa
9/24 – German American Society Oktoberfest – Hollywood
9/24 – Space Coast Pride Festival – Melbourne
9/24 – Sunsational Farms Fall Festival I – Umatilla
9/24 – Key Lime Festival – Punta Gorda
9/24-9/25 – Fall Festival at Red White and Blues Farm I – Williston
9/24-9/25 – Bedner’s Fall Festival I – Boynton Beach
9/24-9/25 – Springtime Farms Adventure Park Fall Festival I – North Fort Myers
9/24-9/25 – Fall Festival at Atwood Family Farm I – Eustis
9/24-9/25 – Mayhem Ranch Fall Festival I – Morriston
9/24-9/25 – Raprager Family Farm’s Fall Pumpkin Festival I – Odessa

GEORGIA

9/22-9/25 – Helen Oktoberfest III – Helen
9/22-9/25 – GABBAfest – Macon
9/23-9/25 – Atlanta Greek Festival – Atlanta
9/23-9/25 – Sweet Auburn Music Festival – Atlanta
9/23-9/25 – Stone Mountain Park Pumpkin Festival II – Stone Mountain
9/24 – The Lake Pavilion Beer and Music Festival – Griffin
9/24 – Bosnian Festival – Lawrenceville
9/24 – Mountain Music Day Festival – Blairsville
9/24 – Big Red Apple Festival – Cornelia
9/24 – Agri-Fest – Cleveland
9/24 – Perry International Festival – Perry
9/24 – Lavonia Fall Festival – Lavonia
9/24 – North Georgia Folk Festival – Athens
9/24 – Cave Spring Pig Out – Cave Spring
9/24 – Cartersville Arts in the Park – Cartersville
9/24 – Blind Willie McTell Music Festival – Thomson
9/24 – Oak Park Moonshine Festival – Lyons
9/24 – Southern Wilds Festival – Lawrenceville
9/24 – Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boat Festival – Peachtree City
9/24-9/25 – Finster Fest – Summerville
9/24-9/25 – Sandy Springs Fall Arts and Craft Festival – Sandy Springs
9/24-9/25 – Riverfest Arts and Craft Festival at Etowah River Park – Canton
9/24-9/25 – Duluth Fall Festival – Duluth
9/25 – Ellijay Bacon Fest – Ellijay
9/25 – Sunday in the Park at Oakland Cemetery – Atlanta

ILLINOIS

9/19-9/25 – Bengtson’s Pumpkin Fest II – Homer Glen
9/19-9/25 – Goebbert’s Farm Fall Festival III – South Barrington
9/19-9/25 – Glendale Heights Oktoberfest II – Glendale Heights
9/22-9/24 – Pygmalion – Champaign/Urbana
9/22-9/24 – Greenup Fall Festival – Greenup
9/22-9/24 – Praise the Lard Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-Off – Murphysboro
9/22-9/25 – Manteno Oktoberfest – Manteno
9/22-9/25 – Dwight Harvest Days – Dwight
9/23-9/24 – Lansing Autumn Festival – Lansing
9/23-9/24 – Paris Honeybee Festival – Paris
9/23-9/25 – Prairie Land Heritage Museum Fall Festival and Steam Show – Jacksonville
9/23-9/25 – Huntley Fall Fest – Huntley
9/23-9/25 – Milton Corn Carnival – Milton
9/23-9/25 – Beardstown Fall Fun Festival – Beardstown
9/23-9/25 – Sonny Acres Farm Fall Festival II – West Chicago
9/23-9/25 – Long Grove Apple Festival – Long Grove
9/23-9/25 – Oktoberfest Chicago at St. Alphonsus – Chicago
9/23-9/25 – International Route 66 Mother Road Festival – Springfield
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Galena Cellars Fall Harvest Festival – Galena
9/24 – Homewood Fall Fest – Homewood
9/24 – Teutopolis Civic Club Oktoberfest – Teutopolis
9/24 – American Aid Society of German Descendants Oktoberfest II – Lake Villa
9/24 – Elim Dutch Festival – Crestwood
9/24 – Pluto Fest – Streator
9/24 – Ottawa Scarecrow Festival – Ottawa
9/24 – Quincy Oktoberfest – Quincy
9/24 – Pretzel City Brewfest – Freeport
9/24 – Medici Oktoberfest – Normal
9/24 – Johnny Appleseed Festival – Crystal Lake
9/24 – Fall Art and Craft Stroll – Bourbonnais
9/24 – Fall Corn Festival – Godfrey
9/24 – Legions of Craft Beer Fest – Gurnee
9/24 – C-U Oktoberfest – Champaign
9/24-9/25 – Apple ‘n Pork Festival – Clinton
9/24-9/25 – Peoria Fine Art Fair – Peoria
9/24-9/25 – Stillman Valley Fall Festival – Stillman Valley
9/24-9/25 – Lincoln Log Cabin Harvest Frolic Fall Celebration – Charleston
9/24-9/25 – Fall Festival at Windy Acres Farm II – Geneva
9/24-9/25 – Jordbruksdagarna (Old Settlers’ Days) – Bishop Hill
9/24-9/25 – Art in the Barn – Barrington
9/24-9/25 – Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair – Peoria
9/24-9/25 – Monarch Butterfly Festival – Palos Heights
9/24-9/25 – Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago
9/25 – Taste of DeKalb – DeKalb
9/25 – Harvest of the Acorn Moon Fall Festival – Aurora
9/25 – Taste of Canton – Canton

INDIANA

9/19-9/24 – Mitchell Persimmon Festival II – Mitchell
9/20-9/24 – Bluffton Free Street Fair – Bluffton
9/21-9/24 – Uncle Pen Fest – Morgantown
9/21-9/25 – Versailles Pumpkin Show – Versailles
9/22-9/24 – Huntingburg Herbstfest – Huntingburg
9/22-9/24 – Dugger Coal Festival – Dugger
9/22-9/24 – Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival – Indianapolis
9/22-9/25 – Lotus World Music and Arts Festival – Bloomington
9/23-9/24 – Bremen Oktoberfest – Bremen
9/23-9/24 – Old Eckerty Days – Eckerty
9/23-9/24 – Lawrenceburg Fall Music Fest – Lawrenceburg
9/23-9/24 – Pal Wow Family Fun Festival – Palmyra
9/23-9/24 – Indy Irish Fest – Indianapolis
9/23-9/24 – St. Joe Hessen Cassel Fall Festival – Fort Wayne
9/23-9/24 – Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi’s Fall Festival – Greenwood
9/23-9/24 – St. Meinran ROCKS! Fest – St. Meinrad
9/23-9/25 – American History and Civil War Days – Angola
9/23-9/25 – Wanatah Scarecrow Festival – Wanatah
9/23-9/24 – Indy Night Market – Indianapolis
9/23-9/25 – James Dean Festival – Fairmont
9/23-9/25 – Hope Heritage Days – Hope
9/23-9/25 – Falloween Fest – Walkerton
9/23-9/25 – St. John Oktoberfest – St. John
9/23-9/25 – Northern Indiana Historical Power Association Fall Harvest Festival – Valparaiso
9/23-9/25 – Festival of the Turning Leaves – Thorntown
9/23-9/25 – Hassmer Fest – Versailles
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Covington Apple Festival – Covington
9/24 – Depot Day Festival – Flora
9/24 – Buffalo Trace Festival – Petersburg
9/24 – Tippecanoe Latino Festival – Lafayette
9/24 – Columbus Pride Festival – Columbus
9/24 – Wine and Food Experience – Indianapolis
9/24 – Dyer Fall Family Fest – Dyer
9/24 – Valpo Brewfest – Valparaiso
9/24 – Grandview Fall Festival – Grandview
9/24 – Franklin Fall Festival – Franklin
9/24 – Cumberland’s Rocktember – Cumberland
9/24 – “Lagers in Lawrence” Oktoberfest – Indianapolis
9/24 – Rocky Ripple Festival – Indianapolis
9/24 – Roachdale Rib and Blues Festival – Roachdale
9/24 – HMP Oktoberfest – Indianapolis
9/24-9/25 – Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art – Madison
9/24-9/25 – Jay County Heritage Festival – Portland
9/24-9/25 – Hippie Fest Indiana – Tipton – My Review
9/24-9/25 – New Earth Festival – Atlanta – My Review
9/24-9/25 – Carmel International Arts Festival – Carmel – My Review
9/24-9/25 – Warm Glow Candle Company Fall Festival – Centerville – My Review
9/24-9/25 – Lanthier Winery Harvest Celebration Festival – Madison
9/24-9/25 – Griffith Fall Harvest Craft Festival – Griffith
9/24-9/25 – Old Town Waverly Park Festival – Waverly
9/24-9/25 – Anderson Orchard Craft Fair and Apple Festival – Mooresville
9/24-9/25 – Kiwanis Apple Festival – Batesville
9/24-9/25 – Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival I – Batesville
9/24-9/25 – Fall Festivals at Beasley’s Orchard I – Danville
9/24-9/25 – Harvest Time Farm Park Sunflowers and Fall Days III – Lowell
9/24-9/25 – Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival – Huntington
9/24-9/25 – Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire – Bowling Green
9/25 – Art on the Wabash – West Lafayette

KENTUCKY

9/21-9/24 – Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival – Vine Grove
9/22-9/24 – BBQ on the River – Paducah
9/22-9/24 – Morganfield Lions Club Corn Festival – Morganfield
9/22-9/24 – Casey County Apple Festival – Liberty
9/22-9/24 – Clarkson Honeyfest – Clarkson
9/22-9/25 – World Chicken Festival – London
9/22-9/25 – Louder than Life Festival – Louisville
9/23-9/24 – Pig Out in Maysville – Maysville
9/23-9/24 – Hoptown Harvest Festival – Hopkinsville
9/23-9/24 – FoxFire Music and Arts Festival – Ashland
9/23-9/24 – Fordsville Days – Fordsville
9/23-9/24 – Cave Run Storytelling Festival – Morehead
9/23-9/25 – South Shore Heritage Quilt Festival – South Shore
9/23-9/25 – Morgan County Sorghum Festival – West Liberty
9/23-9/25 – Anderson County Burgoo Festival – Lawrenceburg
9/23-9/25 – Marion County Country Ham Days – Lebanon
9/23-9/25 – Newport Oktoberfest – Newport
9/23-9/25 – St. Agnes Oktoberfest Festival – Fort Wright – My Review
9/24 – Cynthiana Honey Festival – Cynthiana
9/24 – Kirksville Day – Richmond
9/24 – Finchville Fall Festival – Finchville
9/24 – Versailles Twilight Festival – Versailles
9/24 – Barbecue and Beats Festival – La Grange
9/24 – HarvestFest – Elkton
9/24 – NuLu Festival – Louisville
9/24 – National Jug Band Jubilee – Louisville
9/24 – Bowling Green International Festival – Bowling Green
9/24-9/25 – Bear Wallow Fall Festival II – Nancy
9/24-9/25 – The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough – Richmond
9/24-9/25 – Civil War Weekend: Battle of Augusta – Augusta
9/24-9/25 – Shaker Village HarvestFest – Harrodsburg

MICHIGAN

9/22-9/24 – Fremont Harvest Festival – Fremont
9/22-9/25 – Fire and Flannel Festival – Wyandotte
9/22-9/25 – Troy Family Daze – Troy
9/23 – Michigan Distilled – Kalamazoo
9/23 – Traverse City Germanfest – Traverse City
9/23-9/24 – Oktoberfest Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids
9/23-9/24 – Michigan Apple Fest – Sparta
9/23-9/24 – Confluence Music Festival – Grand Rapids
9/23-9/24 – Ludington Octoberfest – Ludington
9/23-9/24 – Thunder Bay Folk Festival – Alpena
9/23-9/25 – Harvest Festival – Rockford
9/23-9/25 – St. Mary’s Fall Festival – St. Clair
9/23-9/25 – Funky Ferndale Art Fair – Ferndale
9/23-9/25 – DIY Street Fair – Ferndale
9/23-9/25 – Made in Michigan Festival – Allen Park
9/23-9/25 – Festival of the Book – Harbor Springs
9/23-9/25 – Elk Festival – Atlanta
9/23-9/25 – St. Anne Sausage Festival – Warren
9/23-9/25 – Clinton Fall Festival – Clinton
9/23-9/25 – Bloomingdale Oktoberfest – Bloomingdale
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Boyne City Harvest Festival – Boyne City
9/24 – Wurst Festival Ever – Dorr
9/24 – Harvest and Haunt Fall Festival – Iron River
9/24 – Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival – Mt. Pleasant
9/24 – All American Craft Beer and Wine Festival – Westland
9/24 – Skeleton Fest and Kick-off Party – Marshall
9/24 – Leelanau UnCaged – Northport
9/24 – Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta – Grand Haven
9/24 – Cadillac’s Craft Beer Festival – Cadillac
9/24 – Pints in the Park – Quincy
9/24 – Webster Fall Festival – Dexter
9/24 – Otsego Creative Arts Festival – Otsego
9/24 – Zonta Applefest – Mt. Pleasant
9/24 – Oktoberfest – Curtis
9/24 – Black Bear Festival – Curran
9/24 – Harvest Festival and Scarecrow Extravaganza – Bellaire
9/24-9/25 – Michigan Fall Festival – Lake Orion
9/24-9/25 – Midland Antique Festival: Midland II – Midland
9/24-9/25 – Michigan Renaissance Festival VI – Holly – My Review
9/24-9/25 – Ciderfest – Holly
9/24-9/25 – Pumpkinfest – South Lyon
9/24-9/25 – Pentwater Fall Arts and Craft Festival – Pentwater
9/24-9/25 – Festival of the Senses – Clinton Township
9/25 – St. Joseph Oktoberfest – Detroit
9/25 – Taste of Clarkston – Clarkston

NEW YORK

9/19-9/24 – KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival II – Rochester
9/22-9/24 – Fairport Oktoberfest – Fairport
9/23-9/24 – Lansing Carnival – Lansing
9/24 – KENtoberfest – Kenmore
9/24 – Sodus, NY Harvest Fest – Sodus
9/24 – Cape Vincent Oktoberfest – Cape Vincent
9/24 – Oswego Pride Festival – Oswego
9/24 – Oktoberfest Rails and Ales – Rush
9/24 – Old Falls Street USA Oktoberfest – Niagara Falls
9/24 – Lancaster Village Fall Festival – Lancaster
9/24-9/25 – Naples Grape Festival – Naples
9/24-9/25 – The Great Pumpkin Farm Festival Weekend II – Clarence
9/24-9/25 – Appleumpkin Festival – Wyoming
9/24-9/25 – The Lewiston Harvest and Hops Festival – Lewiston
9/24-9/25 – Long Acre Farms Fall Festival Weekend II – Macedon
9/24-9/25 – Palmyra Canaltown Days – Palmyra
9/24-9/25 – Central Square Apple Festival – Central Square
9/25 – Busti Apple Festival – Busti
9/25 – Ithaca Porchfest – Ithaca
9/25 – Meatball Street Brawl – Buffalo
9/25 – Apple Harvest Festival – Newfane

NORTH CAROLINA

9/19-9/25 – Mayberry Days – Mount Airy
9/22 – Durham Night Market V – Durham
9/22-9/25 – Benson Mule Days – Benson
9/22-9/25 – Raleigh Greek Festival – Raleigh – DRIVE THRU VERSION
9/22-9/25 – Festival of Books and Authors – Winston-Salem
9/23 – Garner Night Market III – Garner
9/23-9/24 – Liberty Antiques Festival: Fall – Staley
9/23-9/24 – Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival – Wilkesboro
9/23-9/24 – Asheville Greek Festival – Asheville
9/23-9/24 – Carolina Country Stampede – Williamston
9/23-9/25 – The Beaufort Pirate Invasion – Beaufort
9/23-9/25 – Autumn at Oz III – Beech Mountain
9/23-9/25 – International Folk Festival – Fayetteville
9/24 – Mead Fest – Pittsboro
9/24 – Native American Wine Festival – Vale
9/24 – Taco and Margarita Festival – Greensboro
9/24 – Carolina Peddlers Fall Festival – Lumberton
9/24 – Havelock Chili Festival – Havelock
9/24 – South End Wine and Hops Fest – Charlotte
9/24 – North Carolina Muscadine Festival – Kenansville
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Old Timey Fall Festival – Burnsville
9/24 – Farm Aid Festival – Raleigh
9/24 – International Food and Music Festival – Wendell
9/24 – Gold Hill Founders Day – Gold Hill
9/24 – Alpaca Fiesta USA – Huntersville
9/24 – Everybody’s Day – Thomasville
9/24 – Bright Leaf Hoedown – Yanceyville
9/24 – ‘Tawba Walk Arts and Music Festival: Fall– Cornelius
9/24 – Mountain Heritage Day – Cullowhee
9/24 – Pride: Durham – Durham
9/24 – Feed the Foothills – Tryon
9/24 – Blue Ridge Pride Festival – Asheville
9/24 – Apple Festival at Historic Bethabara Park – Winston-Salem
9/24 – Festa Italiana Raleigh – Raleigh
9/24 – Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts – Hiddenite
9/24 – Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival – Emerald Isle
9/24 – Art on the Island Festival – Marshall
9/24-9/25 – Carolina Indie Fest – Sanford
9/24-9/25 – Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival – Catawba
9/25 – Fall Arts Festival at The Market at Cedar Point – Cedar Point
9/25 – Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival – Asheville

OHIO

Ohio Festivals can be found at ohiofestivals.net/ohio-festivals/

PENNSYLVANIA

9/22-9/25 – Asian Lantern Festival at the Pittsburgh Zoo VII – Pittsburgh
9/23 – Tussey Mountain Oktoberfest – Boalsburg
9/23-9/24 – Avonmore Harvest Jubilee – Avonmore
9/23-9/25 – Glass and Ethnic Festival – Mount Pleasant
9/23-9/25 – Clymer Days Festival – Clymer
9/23-9/25 – Central Pennsylvania Ragtime and American Music Festival – Rockhill Furnace
9/23-9/25 – North East Wine Fest – North East
9/23-9/25 – Cassville Oktoberfest – Cassville
9/23-9/25 – Marienville Oktoberfest – Marienville
9/23-9/25 – Harvest of the Soul Music Festival – Gibbon Glade
9/24 – Rural Valley Pumpkin Fest – Rural Valley
9/24 – VillageFest – Slippery Rock
9/24 – WaterFire Sharon II – Sharon
9/24 – Washington Italian Festival – Washington
9/24 – UCVFD Fall Fest and Bluegrass Festival – Union City
9/24 – Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Mini Fall Festival – Greensburg
9/24 – Flavors of Fall Downtown Festival – Ridgway
9/24 – Ebensburg PotatoFest – Ebensburg
9/24 – All Fired Up and Kicking Ash BBQ Competition and Festivals – Emporium
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Bradford Pumpkin Fest – Bradford
9/24 – Witches Night Out – Volant
9/24 – Ben Avon Fall Festival – Ben Avon
9/24 – Spirit of the River: Ohiopyle Wine, Music & Art Benefit Festival – Ohiopyle
9/24 – Septemberfest: Slovak Folk Festival – McMurray
9/24 – Ambridge Fall Festival of the Churches – Ambridge
9/24 – Bridgewater Autumn Festival – Bridgewater
9/24 – Pennsylvania Fiber ArtsFest – Huntingdon
9/24 – Ellwood City’s Fall Fest and Car Cruise – Ellwood City
9/24 – Galeton Fall Festival – Galeton
9/24-9/25 – Cecil Township Fall Festival – Cecil Township
9/24-9/25 – Del Grosso’s Harvestfest – Tipton
9/24-9/25 – McConnells Mill Heritage Festival – Portersville – My Review
9/24-9/25 – COTRAIC Pow Wow – Pittsburgh
9/24-9/25 – Burrell Township Tractor Parade and Fall Festival – Burrell Township
9/24-9/25 – Evans City Oktoberfest – Evans City
9/24-9/25 – Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival VI – West Newton
9/24-9/25 – Penn’s Colony Festival II – Saxonburg – My Review
9/24-9/25 (Various Events) – Autumn Leaf Festival I – Clarion
9/24-9/25 – Trax Farm Fall Festival I – Finleyville
9/25 – Fall Family Fun Day – Butler
9/25 – Homegrown Harvest Festival – Edinboro

SOUTH CAROLINA

9/22-9/25 – Raylrode Daze Festivul – Branchville
9/23-9/24 – Irmo Okra Strut – Irmo
9/23-9/24 – Project Host BBQ Cook-off and Festival – Greenville
9/23-9/25 – Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival – Murrells Inlet
9/23-9/25 – World Championship Chili Cook-off – Myrtle Beach
9/24 – Celebrate Surfside Beach Festival – Surfside Beach
9/24 – Mermaids and Mateys – Folly Beach
9/24 – Hilton Head Shrimp Festival – Hilton Head
9/24 – Sankofa Festival – Columbia
9/24 – OktoPRfest – Port Royal
9/24 – Great Southeastern Beer Festival – Easley
9/24 – Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival – Bluffton
9/24 – Moore Farms Botanical Garden Beer Fest – Lake City
9/24 – Inman Harvest Day Festival – Inman
9/24 – Hispanic Heritage Celebration – Walhalla
9/24 – Coward Harvest Festival – Coward
9/24 – Irish Italian International Festival – North Myrtle Beach
9/24 – PAIA Lower Eastern Cherokee Nation Pow Wow – Gray Court

TENNESSEE

9/22 – Taste of Hendersonville – Hendersonville
9/22-9/25 – Gonerfest – Memphis
9/23-9/24 – Chester County Barbeque Festival – Henderson
9/23-9/24 – Townsend Fall Heritage Festival – Townsend
9/23-9/24 – Depot Days – Smyrna
9/23-9/24 – Hazzard Fest – Greeneville
9/23-9/24 – TN River BBQ Battle and Music Festival – Saltillo
9/23-9/25 – Tina Turner Heritage Days – Brownsville
9/23-9/25 – Covered Bridge Celebration – Elizabethton
9/23-9/25 – Pink Palace Crafts Fair – Memphis
9/23-9/25 – Dollywood’s Harvest Festival I – Pigeon Forge
9/23-9/25 – Battle of Blountville Reenactment – Blountville
9/24 – Tennessee Whiskey Festival – Chattanooga
9/24 – Mountain Fiesta – Cumberland Gap
9/24 – Decaturville Main Street Festival – Decaturville
9/24 – Lenoir City Downtown Street Festival – Lenoir City
9/24 – Huntingdon Heritage Day Music and Arts Festival – Huntingdon
9/24 – William Walton Harvest Festival – Carthage
9/24 – 41A Music Festival – Tullahoma
9/24 – Dogapalooza – Cookeville
9/24 – Sassafras Moon Herbal Festival – Erwin
9/24 – Maupinfest: Old Time Music and Dance Festival – Unionville
9/24 – Pigeon Forge Bluegrass Festival – Pigeon Forge
9/24 – Saltillo River Day – Saltillo
9/24 – Morristown Craft Beer Festival – Morristown
9/24 – Pawpalooza Pet Festival – Gallatin
9/24 – Old Timers Day Festival – Dickson
9/24 – Chatta Town Tasting Festival – Chattanooga
9/24 – Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival – Caryville
9/24 – Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival – Dandridge
9/24* – Fried Pickle Festival – Athens – CANCELLED
9/24 – Baxter Harvest Festival – Baxter
9/24 – Tennessee Honey Festival – Nashville
9/24 – Oktoberfest at Oaklands Mansion – Murfreesboro
9/24-9/25 – Sugarloaf Festival Jeep and Classic Car Show – Benton
9/24-9/25 – Fall Folk Arts Festival – Kingsport
9/24-9/25 – Homesteads Apple Festival – Crossville
9/24-9/25 – Cheekwood Harvest II – Nashville
9/24-9/25 – Tye Dye Festival – Adams
9/24-9/25 – Wilco Pow Wow – Lebanon
9/24-9/25 – Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival – Franklin

WEST VIRGINIA

9/21-9/24 – Barboursville Fall Fest – Barboursville
9/22-9/24 – West Virginia Molasses Festival – Arnoldsburg
9/23-9/24 – Greek Festival at St. George Orthodox – Huntington
9/23-9/24 – Paden City Marble Festival (formerly in Sistersville) – Paden City – My Review
9/23-9/25 – Founders Day Festival – Capon Bridge
9/23-9/25 – Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival – Kearneysville
9/23-9/25 – Leaf Peeper’s Festival – Davis – My Review
9/23-9/25 – Volcano Days Antique Engine Show & Festival – Waverly
9/24 – OktoberWest – Charleston
9/24 – Wings and Wheels Festival – Pence Springs
9/24 – Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-Off – Marlinton – My Review
9/24 – WV Pawpaw Festival – Morgantown
9/24 – Montgomery Fall Festival – Montgomery
9/24 – Oktoberfest in the Park – Bluefield
9/24-9/25 – RegattaFest – New Martinsville
9/24-9/25 – New Cumberland Fall River Fest – New Cumberland
9/24-9/25 – Lumberjackin’ Fall Festival – Mullens
9/24-9/25 – Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival – Parkersburg – My Review
9/24-9/25 – Heritage Weekend – Hardy County (Various Locations)
9/25 – Cranberry Mountain Shindig – Hillsboro

WISCONSIN

9/20-9/25 – China Lights II – Hales Corners
9/21 – Town Food Truck Festival V – Brookfield
9/21 – Milwaukee Night Market IV – Milwaukee
9/22-9/25 – New Glarus Oktoberfest – New Glarus
9/22-9/25 – Oktoberfest of Greater Racine – Franksville
9/23 – Brew Ha-Ha/Oktoberfest – Baraboo
9/23- Milton Night Market III – Milton
9/23 – Waupaca Rocktoberfest – Waupaca
9/23-9/24 – Waukesha Oktoberfest – Waukesha
9/23-9/24 – Ghost Rider Music Festival – Brooklyn
9/23-9/24 – Midwest Viking Festival – Green Bay
9/23-9/24 – Cable Fall Fest – Cable
9/23-9/24 – Appleton Oktoberfest – Appleton
9/23-9/24 – Oktoberfest at The Schwabenhof – Menomonee Falls
9/23-9/24 – Birkie Trail Run Festival – Cable
9/23-9/24 – Bacon Bash – River Falls
9/23-9/24 – Milwaukee’s Original Oktoberfest IV – Glendale
9/23-9/25 – Cornish Festival – Mineral Point
9/23-9/25 – Harvest Fair – West Allis
9/23-9/25 – Warrens Cranberry Festival – Warrens
9/23-9/25 – Gays Mills Apple Festival – Gays Mills
Weekend continues below…

9/24 – Baileys Harbor Autumn Fest – Baileys Harbor
9/24 – Lions Chili Fest – Deerfield
9/24 – Beef-A-Rama – Minocqua
9/24 – Fall Beer Taste – Sun Prairie
9/24 – New Richmond Heritage Days – New Richmond
9/24 – Essen Haus Oktoberfest – Madison
9/24 – Delavan/Darien Rotary Artisan Festival – Delavan
9/24 – Francis de Sales Fall Festival – Lake Geneva
9/24 – Crandon Art in the Square – Crandon
9/24 – Land O’ Lakes Oktoberfest – Land O’ Lakes
9/24 – Fromm Petfest – Milwaukee
9/24 – Greendale Oktoberfest – Greendale
9/24 – Barrels and Bluegrass Festival – New Richmond
9/24 – Monroe Street Festival – Madison
9/24 – Wisconsin Mac and Cheese Fest – Oconomowoc
9/24 – Ogema Christmas Tree Festival – Ogema
9/24 – Oconto Chamber Harvest Fest – Oconto
9/24 – River Prairie Giant Pumpkin Festival – Altoona
9/24 – Hayward Fall Festival – Hayward
9/24-9/25 – Chateau St. Croix Winery Harvest Festival – St. Croix Falls
9/24-9/25 – Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival – Hudson
9/24-9/25 – Baker Orchard Fall Art Festival – Centuria
9/24-9/25 – Green Lake Harvest Fest – Green Lake
9/24-9/25 – Oktoberfest Germantown – Germantown
9/24-9/25 – Piala’s Fall Festival – Waukesha
9/24-9/25 – Festa Italiana – Milwaukee
9/24-9/25 – Basse Farms Pumpkin Fest II – Colgate
9/24-9/25 – Fall Living History Festival – Waupun
9/25 – Deerfield Apple Festival – Deerfield
9/25 – St. John’s Fall Festival – Rubicon
9/25 – St. Charles Fall Festival – Burlington
9/25 – Sturgeon Fest – Milwaukee
9/25 – St. Michael Fall Festival – Kewaskum

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