September Events and Ideas

As summer begins to wrap up and we look toward fall, we are often looking for what to do and where to go. Well look no further, there are a ton of events going on in the area during September. Check out all the fun in Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home.  

Here’s a quick list of September Events and Ideas: 

Enjoy the Outdoors 

Outdoor Adventure Package  

Zip across the lake, climb a rock wall, flip in the air on the bungee trampoline, and meander around the lake via paddleboat. All of these activities are part of the Outdoor Adventure Package at Santa’s Lodge. 

Lincoln State Park AND Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial 

Visit Lincoln State Park and discover Indiana’s past throughout 10 miles of hiking trails, forested hills, a nature center, two scenic lakes, and much more. Right across the road, you’ll find the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Young Abe and his family lived here in a pioneer community from 1816 to 1830. Also, visitors can explore a re-created and working pioneer homestead.  

Lincoln State Park


Dale Fall Festival  

This fall festival is the perfect chance to enjoy your favorite fest foods like elephant ears, pronto pups, lemonade shake-ups, and more.   

Grandview Fall Festival  

Enjoy a 5K run/walk, inflatables, craft and flea market booths, entertainment, food, and so much more. Don’t miss the famous chicken-and-dumplings. 

Bluff City Pow Wow 

The Bluff City Native Cultural Society presents the 15th Annual Bluff City Pow Wow. Look forward to two days of activities celebrating the Native American culture with drumming, flute playing, crafts, storytelling, food vendors, and special dances. 

Chrisney Fall Fest 

Head over to Chrisney Park for great food, a beer garden, parade, 5K & fun run, kids’ games, rides, live music, and more.   

Bluff City Pow Wow 

Live Music  

5th Annual Blues on the Rock Festival 

If you like blues and food, this event is for you! The annual Blues on the Rock Festival will include five bands, craft beer, food, and a variety of goods for sale from vendors. 

Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra  

Making its return to the Lincoln Amphitheatre with a performance packed full of hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s! 

9th Annual St. Meinrad Rocks Festival 

The benefit event features rock and country music entertainment. This annual festival also features a beer garden, children’s activities, concessions, and merchandise.   

Pepper’s Ridge Winery and Monkey Hollow Winery and Distillery 

Grab a glass of wine or sample a few varieties and enjoy live music at one of the local wineries on Saturdays. The views are incredible as summer gives way to fall, and the flavors are delicious. 

Blues on the Rock Festival 

Kick Start Halloween Fun  

Halloween Weekends at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort  

This seasonal favorite begins the weekend of September 13 and September 14, 2019. From site decorating and costume contests to Rudy’s kid carnival, bonfire ghost stories, haunted hayrides, and more, Halloween Weekends are the perfect way to kick off fall.   

Happy Halloween Weekends at Holiday World  

Take advantage of fall fun for the entire family with the main attractions you love at Holiday World, plus tons of fall-themed extras. From corn mazes, pumpkin funnel cakes, and more. Happy Halloween Weekends kicks off on Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, October 27, 2019, every Saturday and Sunday.  

Kid’s Days  

All ages can experience pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, hayrides, games, and much more, during Kid’s Days during the fall season at Pumpkins and More Farm Market. 

Halloween Weekends at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort

In addition to these great events, check out the attractions and restaurants throughout the area when you visit. And if you have any questions, send us a message; we’re happy to help.   

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