Fishers, Ind. -- Autumn is right around the corner, and the City of Fishers and Fishers Parks have planned a busy season of fall fun. Enjoy new events and beloved traditions with family and friends around Fishers.
This season’s events include:
Glow in the Park
Glow in the Park, presented by Centier Bank, is set for 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18 at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP). All ages are invited to the free event to get messy while enjoying face painting, live DJs, dancing, neon splash zones, and more! Black lights, fog machines, and lasers will light up the night, so wear white and get ready to glow. Free goggles and shower caps will be handed out for those wanting to protect their eyes and hair. Additionally, and new for 2021, Glow in the Park will have a designated sensory-friendly and distancing-friendly area at the south end of the AMP with Kulture City sensory bags available for checkout at the Fishers Parks tent. Learn more at playfishers.com/GlowInThePark.
Fishers Farmers’ Market
Shop the season’s freshest picks at the Fishers Farmers’ Market, presented by IU Health Saxony, every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater through September 25. Ranked one of the top farmers’ markets in the region, the market showcases more than 60 vendors from Central Indiana that offer fresh produce, baked goods, honey, specialty food items, meats, coffee, plants, and more. The Fishers Farmers’ Market will host a virtual fall market beginning in October and running through December 17. Online ordering opens October 2 at 9 a.m. and orders will be accepted Saturday through Wednesday for free Friday home delivery. For more information on the Market, visit playfishers.com/FarmersMarket.
Spin Doctors Concert
The Grammy-nominated Spin Doctors will take the stage for a free concert sponsored by First Internet Bank at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater on Friday, October 1 at 8 p.m. The band is best known for their early '90s hits Two Princes and Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong, which peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 7 and No. 17, respectively. No tickets are required for this free show. Restrooms, hand washing, and sanitization stations will be available on site. No outside alcohol is allowed. Vendors will be available on site to purchase adult drinks and other refreshments. Chairs and blankets are welcome. Learn more at npdamp.com/SpinDoctors.
Keep Fishers Beautiful
The City’s annual celebration of volunteerism and sustainability brings together residents, homeowner’s associations, local businesses, and organizations to support the vibrancy of our city and neighborhoods. The fall series kicks off Saturday, October 2 with Fall City Recycling Day at Billericay Park and continues through October 9 with volunteer and neighborhood cleanup opportunities throughout the week. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB.
Fall Festival at AgriPark
Join Fishers Parks for a family friendly Fall Festival at the Fishers AgriPark on Saturday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy fall fun including a pumpkin patch, corn maze, scarecrow trail, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, apple grab, and more. Admission is free, and no pre-registration is required. Learn more at playfishers.com/AgriPark.
Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza
Just a few days before Boo Bash, check out the annual Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza on Tuesday, October 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. on the Central Green, directly in front of Fishers City Hall. Visit the Fishers Parks tent to grab your pumpkin, then start carving! Once you’ve carved your pumpkin, you’ll leave it with Fishers Parks staff so each jack-o-lantern can be part of a community display and pumpkin trail at Boo Bash on October 30. Pumpkins are free on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to one per person while supplies last. All supplies are provided, no pre-registration is required, and pumpkins can be picked up at the end of Boo Bash. Learn more at playfishers.com/BooBash.
Join the spooky fun at Fishers Parks’ annual Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Boo Bash, presented by Centier Bank, features 50 local vendors offering safe trick-or-treating around the Municipal Complex, Teal Pumpkin Project booths providing non-food items for children with food allergies and special needs, a display of community-carved jack-o-lanterns, live music, food, games, and more! Costumes are encouraged for all participants. Details at playfishers.com/BooBash.
Get Out and Enjoy Fall Foliage
Unplug and soak in the stunning colors of fall at Fishers’ parks and trails. Check out the foliage at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve, Flat Fork Creek Park, Cheeney Creek Natural Area, and Heritage Park at White River. Beginning in November, take a walk along the newly paved northern section of the Nickel Plate Trail, extending from North Street to 146th Street.
Join the City of Fishers as we honor local veterans who have courageously served in the armed forces with our annual ceremony on Thursday, November 11 at 10 a.m. at Liberty Plaza. Learn more at fishers.in.us/FishersHonors.
Shop Fishers: Holiday Series
Fishers’ annual celebration of shopping and dining local returns this holiday season! Shop Fishers: Holiday Series kicks off on Small Business Saturday, November 27 and runs through December 31. Support local while enjoying deals and promotions at businesses and restaurants around Fishers. Business registration opens Monday, October 4. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
Fishers Maker Playground
Join hands-on classes to learn new skills and explore new possibilities at the Fishers Maker Playground. With courses including Woodshop 101, Intro to Fashion Design, and Intro to 3D Printing, along with monthly free open houses, there’s something for all ages and interests at Fishers’ new state-of-the-art, public makerspace. Register for upcoming classes, events, and memberships at fishersmpg.com.
From craft giveaways to community campfires and hikes, contests and more, we're always planning for the next fun activity for you and your family. Pop-Up Events are often announced just a few days before the event is set to take place. Be sure to follow Fishers Parks on Facebook and Instagram to catch these announcements!