Fall in Dubois County

Enjoy outdoor adventures by hiking at the Ferdinand State Forest, Patoka Lake, or strolling the walking paths of some of our popular parks. Enjoy a scenic ride on the Spirit of Jasper train for its annual fall foliage trips or take a cruise on the Patoka Voyager to view the beautiful fall foliage southern Indiana has to offer.

Fall Festivals in Southern Indiana

Pumpkin Stroll on 4th Street

Sept. 6-8, 2024 enjoy all things fall in downtown Huntingburg, Indiana where storefronts are decorated with their favprite scarecrows and pumpkin scents from the delicious coffee shop & candles from the home decor shops fill the streets. Book a resvervation for a heated igloo to receive VIP treatment with your own consierge service.

Shop the many locally owned gift shops, fashion boutiques, specialty stores, and restaurants. More details will be provided as the date nears. 

Huntingburg 4th Street Huntingburg, IN
Ferdinand Folk Festival in Ferdinand, Indiana.

Ferdinand Folk Festival

The Ferdinand Folk Festival is a FREE family-earth-friendly festival that takes place in 18th Street Park in Fedinand on Saturday, Septmebr 21, 2024. Relax and enjoy the live music played in the park from NOON – 9pm, along with food trucks, bounce houses, and vendor booths. Check back at a later date for the line-up of musicians planned for the day.

Solar Stroll Huntingburg IN

Haunted Huntingburg Blues Festival

Join us if you dare!! October 12, 2024, Market Street Parks hosts the annual Haunted Huntingburg Blues Festival featuring live musicians, food trucks, wine & spirits vendors, craft breweries and more!

Dubois County Museum Fall Activities

Bring the entire family for fun and visit the Dubois County Museum for their annual Fall Harvest Days & also the Spooky Streets event. Sunday, October 13, enjoy live demonstrations of old-time farm activities, learn about the German heritage and culture of the area and browse the variety of exhibits on display. October 17, bring the kids for a Halloween themed night of fun from 5:30-8pm. Trick or treat in the 17 room village and enjoy treats. *RSVPs are recommended for this event.

All Aboard!

The Spirit of Jasper Train offers a variety of ride and dine trips in the months of July through October with the most popular rides being in October for the Fall Foliage.

Enjoy a luxury train ride experience aboard the unique train cars, featuring a club car, dining car and parlour car.

Explore The Outdoors

Explore southern Indiana’s outdoor recreation featuring hiking trails at Patoka Lake, Ferdinand State Forest, neighboring Lincoln State Park and several local parks & walking paths!

The Parklands is one of Indiana’s Natural destinations, featuring a 75 acre park offering  two miles of walking trails, an adventure play area, exercise equipment and pavilion and more!

Parklands of Jasper

Book a Tee Time

Plan your weekend golf getaway to southern Indiana! Book a  tee time for Sultan’s Run Golf Club, home of the most dramatic signature hole in Indiana and add on a round of 18 holes at the local municipal course, Buffalo Trace.

Dubois County also has multiple disc golf courses including; The Dubois County Fairgrounds, 18th Street Park, Ruxer Disc Golf Course in Jasper and Niehaus Park in Huntingburg.

Stay With Us!

Dubois County is home to affordable hotel stays for the perfect family vacations, charming bed & breakfasts for a romantic weekend and unique airbnb rentals!

Request A Visitors Guide

The official Dubois County Visitors Guide is your go-to resource for all there is to discover in southern Indiana. Did you know we mail a FREE guide upon all online requests?

Fall Event Calendar


30augAll Day31Latino Cultural Festival

05sep4:00 pm8:00 pmDowntown ChowdownJasper Riverwalk/Dave Buehler Plaza

06sep(sep 6)4:00 pm08(sep 8)8:00 pmPumpkin Stroll

06sep6:00 pm10:00 pmThe Farmers Table

07sepAll DayDubois Septemberfest

07sep2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

07sep5:30 pmMark ChesnuttLincoln Amphitheatre

07sep7:30 pmJonathan & Abigail Peyton and Philip BowenThe Astra

13sep(sep 13)5:00 pm15(sep 15)12:00 pmHolland Community Fest

14sepAll Day15Schnellville Community Car Show & Picnic

14sepAll Day“Halfway to St. Patty’s Day” - Irish Road Bowling Tournament

14sep10:00 am12:00 pmArchaeology Day at The Museum

14sep1:00 pmPirates on the Patoka Pub Crawl

14sep2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

14sep5:30 pmOn the BorderLincoln Amphitheatre

20sep12:00 pmPirates on the Patoka

21sepAll DayFerdinand Folk Festival

21sep2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

26sep(sep 26)12:00 am29(sep 29)8:00 pmHuntingburg Herbstfest

28sep10:00 am1:00 amKids Day in Jasper

28sep2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise


03oct4:00 pm8:00 pmDowntown Chowdown

04oct6:00 pm9:00 pmMingle on Main

05oct2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

12oct1:00 pm7:00 pmHaunted Huntingburg Blues Festival

12oct2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

13oct1:00 pm4:00 pmFall Harvest Day at the MuseumDubois County Museum

17oct5:30 pm8:00 pmSpooky Streets at the Dubois County Museuma fun & free halloween event for the kids

19oct(oct 19)9:00 am20(oct 20)4:00 pmHarvest Home Arts & Crafts Festival

19oct2:00 pm4:00 pmFall Foliage Wine Cruise

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