Monroe County Fall Festival
September 17, 18, & 19 2015

Home Page and Sponsors

Welcome to the official website of the Monroe County Fall Festival held in Ellettsville, Indiana
at Marci Jane Lewis Park every September.

The Monroe County Fall Festival has been an annual tradition in the beautiful community of Ellettsville, Indiana for over 50 years.  This festival has something for everyone, including a spectacular parade, education day, queen contest, craft booths, commercial tent, food vendors, and two stages packed with lots of live music and entertainment.  This event is free to the public because of our generous sponsors (see list below).  So be sure to join us for lots of community fun!

2015 theme: “Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future”

Volunteers needed to make the 2016 Fall Festival a huge success!!!

Closing meeting of the 2015 Monroe County Fall Festival is Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 the Ellettsville Fire Station. 

We will elect officers for the upcoming year so if you are interested in holding an office for the next year, be sure to attend this meeting. Next year will be a big year for the festival. It is is the bicentennial year for Indiana. LET'S GO BIG FOR 2016. 

Thank you to everyone for all of your hard work that was put into a successful fall festival of 2015.

The Fall Festival Committee would like to thank you for visiting our website and we invite you to follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with all the exciting things coming to the festival.  If you are interested in volunteering, we can always use the help!  Please contact us by sending a Facebook message or sending an email to

You can check out some of the past pictures HERE

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!


Without the following sponsors our festival would cease to exist.  Thanks to their generous support we can keep the festival free to the public.  Click on each to visit their website and learn more about their company.

Smithville fiber
Locally owned but nationally recognized, Smithville is home to Bloomington's best fiber-based Internet service. Built by Hoosiers for Hoosiers, Smithville is passionate about great customer service and offering the best Internet, TV, voice, security, cellular, and other communications-related services available in the region. The company is in the process of introducing Smithville Gigabit technology into its fiber service areas, bringing gigabit speed (1,000 mbps) to residential customers. In addition, Smithville offers a host of high-performance business and enterprise services and operates a full service store on Bloomington’s south side called Technology Powered By Smithville.  It has been named a national Top 100 broadband company for seven consecutive years.

JB's Salvage
JB Salvage is locally owned and operated scrap metal recycling company serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers for over 25 years at their current location.  JB's purchases and recycles all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. 

Peoples State Bank
Serving the community for over 100 years with locations in Ellettsville, Bloomington, Paragon, Spencer, Morgantown, and Nashville.  Peoples State Bank offers full service banking with loans, mortgage services, and totally free checking.  Stop by one of our branches today to see what the power of Peoples can do for you.

K & S Rolloff
If you can create it, or demolish it, they can haul it away.  Offering roll off containers from 10-40 yards, portable toilets, construction debris removal, and compactor services.  This is all from a locally owned and family operated company focused on total customer service.  

Chandler Funeral Homes
Serving the area's families for over 35 years in the Ellettsville and surrounding community.  Independently owned and operated by G.L. Chandler. With many years of experience and knowledge the staff at Chandler's can help you in lifes most difficult time.  

ISU The May Agency

Offering insurance for your Auto, Business, Home, Life, and other insurance services.  Serving the Monroe County area for 60 years, they can help you customize all your insurance.  Choose ISU May Agency, your one responsible source for all your insurance needs. 

Cassady Electric  
Commercial, Industrial, Residential, New Construction, Remodels.  24 hour service.

The Ellettsville Journal
The Ellettsville Journal is your hometown newspaper and has been a part of the Monroe County Fall Festival since its inception. Our co-founder Maurice Endwright was one of the Fall Festival's founders. At The Journal we carry on his principles and love for this community. We bring you the best coverage of the festival and all that is Ellettsville. We also offer an extensive array of printing services including business cards, stationary, invitations, programs and much more.

Town of Ellettsville

Situated only 7 miles from Bloomington, the seat for Monroe County, Ellettsville is an incorporated town with a population of 6378 residents. It is close to Indiana University, Ivy Tech State College, and Lake Monroe, the largest lake in Indiana. What Ellettsville is best known for is its home town atmosphere, where friends are always friends and neighbors always are willing to help neighbors. It is home to the Monroe County Fall Festival, a homecoming of sorts for anyone who has had the privilege of calling Ellettsville home.