The only thing better than spending time in Greenfield is spending time here in the fall! A Greenfield fall is full of exciting things to do with kids, your partner or on your own. Check out our round-up of Greenfield fall events for 2022 and mark your calendar for the ones that sound the most fun to you and your family.

Greenfield Main Street Fall Events

Rescheduled from May, the 2nd Annual Mutts on Main will take place in downtown Greenfield on Sept. 2 from 4-8 p.m. It’s bound to be a doggone good time for you and your four-legged friends! The pet expo will have a variety of goods for your pups (and cats) from local vendors, and the dog costume parade will begin at 5 p.m. Stick around to the end to find out the Best Costume award winner!

Sept. 9 is the monthly Food Truck Friday from Greenfield Main Street, taking place at Courthouse Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and 5-7 p.m. for dinner. And the next fall Food Truck Friday will be held on Oct. 14 at the same time and place. 

Greenfield Parks & Rec Fall Events 

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Depot Street Park for an ’80s classic, “The Neverending Story.” Hosted as a part of the Summer Movie Series from Greenfield Parks & Recreation, you can check out their giant lawn games at 8 p.m. before the movie starts at dusk.

Also at Depot Street Park, you can come out for the finale to the Live @ The Rails Concert Series to hear Pink Droyd play from 8-10 p.m. on Sept. 17, after an opener begins at 6 p.m.

To kick off the spooky season on Oct. 1, come down to Depot Street Park to watch the Halloween classic, “Hocus Pocus” starting at dusk. Lawn games will begin a little earlier at 6 p.m., and in the case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at the Boys and Girls Club.

Do you love to dress up your dog for Halloween? Join the Greenfield Parks Department at Beckenholdt Park on Oct. 22 from 12-4 p.m. for Rover’s Howl-O-Ween. You and your dog can participate in a costume contest, visit pet-themed vendors and enjoy animal-friendly activities. 

From Oct. 23-31, be sure to stop by the annual Festival of Jack-o-Lanterns at the Riley Boyhood Home and Museum. It is free to enter the contest, and guests to the Riley Museum garden can vote on the People’s Choice Pumpkin. Daytime guests are welcome, and evening guests from 7-9 p.m. can enjoy seeing the glowing pumpkins in a spooky display. Prizes will be given for both adult and child carvings. 

Even more fall events

If you enjoy classic cars, you’re sure to enjoy the Special Olympics of Hancock County Cruise-In Car Show, taking place at Strike Force Lanes (1539 W. Main Street) on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. with a free-will offering in support of a great cause.

On Sept. 17, you can support another great cause by joining The Landing Place Recovery Walk, with registration starting at Depot Street Park at 8:30 a.m. Walk in this 8th annual event for those who have lost their lives, for those who are still in battle and for those who live in recovery. 

Join Hancock County Arts at their Chalk Fest on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they chalk up the Living Alley with sunflowers to show off the caring spirit of Greenfield.

Riley Days Festival

And as always, we encourage residents and visitors of Greenfield to check out the annual Riley Days Festival celebrating our beloved Hoosier Poet. This year’s event will take place Oct. 6-9, with a 2022 poem theme of “Little Orphant Annie.” Stop by Indiana’s largest four-day festival to view and purchase crafts, art, food and more from local vendors. And don’t forget to bring your kids out for the parade on Saturday, Oct. 8 beginning at 11 a.m.

Do you have a fall event in Greenfield that should be included in our list? Contact us today so that we can add it!