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Fall Events in Butler County

Fall Events in Butler County

Hot, humid days have given way to brisk, breezy mornings, and there couldn’t be a better place to experience fall in all its glory than Butler County, PA! The calendar is packed with festivals, farmer’s markets, and food trucks scattered throughout the county all season long. No matter which weekend it is, or which town you visit, there’s something fun for everyone in the family. Here are our favorite events happening this fall in Butler County!


Cranberry Township Farmers Market

Fridays from June 4 – October 1 | 3-7 p.m.

Support local vendors and farmers while enjoying food trucks and live music.



Mars Applefest

Saturday, October 2 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fun for the whole family, this event features a variety of arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, games, and of course… plenty of apples!


Portersville Steam Show Fall Fling

October 2-3 | 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

This fall festival has all the apples and apple treats a kid could ask for — ice cream and apple dumplings, apple cider, apple butter, apple treats, plus Amish doughnuts, popcorn, breakfast and sandwiches.


Food Truck Friday

Friday, October 8 | 4:30-8 p.m.

Come out to Mars Borough to enjoy creative cuisines, vendors, and entertainment.


Sleepy Hollow Festival

Saturday, October 9 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

This country fall festival in Harmony, PA features costumes, pumpkins, kids activities, and more.


Taste of Cranberry

Monday, October 18 | 5-8 p.m.

Hosted by the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber, this fall event features unlimited samples from your favorite regional restaurants, entertainment, and prizes.


Zelienople-Harmony Farmer’s Market

Mondays through October | 3:30-7 p.m.

Enjoy the freshest local fall produce and handmade arts and crafts. 


Zelienople Open Air Market

Thursdays through October 7 | 5-9 p.m.

“Open Air Zelie” showcases the best of this historic town with unique shops, eclectic dining, live music, and a fun family atmosphere.


Pumpkin Festival at Cheeseman Farm

Weekends in October 30 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Come pick your fill of pumpkins and enjoy all the things that make fall so special. There will be hay rides, a petting zoo, hay jump, concessions, pumpkins and gourds, Indiana corn, corn stalks, hay bales and more.



Fall Weekend Cruise

Weekends in October 30 | 3-4:30 p.m.

See the changing leaves on Lake Arthur at Moraine State Park with a 90-minute sightseeing cruise. Learn about the area’s geological history and view wildlife such as Bald Eagles and white-tailed deer.


Haunted House and Corn Maze

Weekends in October | 7 p.m.

While perfectly scary for those who like a thrill, this haunted house also offers “No Scare Family Days” on October 3 & 10.


Harvest Valley Farm’s Fall Festival

Weekends in October | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enjoy this classic fall festival with pumpkin picking, live music, professional face painting, chainsaw carving, corn play pit, straw tunnel, cornstalk maze, and more. 


Freedom Farm’s Fall Festival

Weekends in October | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Have a fun fall experience complete with hay rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, farm fresh food, face painting, corn pit, hay mountain, pick your own sunflowers, corn maze, and more.


If you’d like to experience the joy of fall — and every season — year and year in beautiful Butler County, visit our new home communities in Mars, Cranberry Township, Gibsonia, and Marshall Township. We’d love to welcome you home this fall!


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