Bring the whole family to celebrate Fall at Lost Creek Reserve & Knoop Agricultural Heritage Center

People and a directional sign
People and a directional sign
Girl petting a baby pig
Girl petting a baby pig

Fall Farm Fest

Saturday, October 13th from 12 - 7 p.m.  &

Sunday, October 14th from 12 - 5 p.m.

Lost Creek Reserve & Knoop Agricultural Heritage Center

2385 E. State Route 41, Troy

Amidst the tree-lined lanes and colorful foliage at Lost Creek Reserve, we will host our biggest event of the year, Fall Farm Fest. On October 13th and 14th the historic Knoop homestead at the Reserve will be transformed into a hub of activity. Over the two-day festival, thousands of people will join in on the fun to celebrate Miami County’s agricultural heritage.

General admission is free but there are charges for pumpkins, pony rides and corn maze/shooter. Click on the tabs to get an idea of what will be happening in 2018! More info to come this fall on what to except. We hope to see you at Lost Creek Reserve on October 13th and 14th, you won't want to miss this event!

Are you ready to have some Home. Grown. Fun? A weekend spent at the Fall Farm Fest is always filled with activities for all ages. 

2017 Map & Schedule - click this to find out what went on in 2017 - the 2018 map and schedule will be posted late September


Various farm demonstrations will be happening all weekend long! Click on each area to view the demonstrations and times. These demos are from 2017. The 2018 line-up will be coming in the fall. 

Back Forty Demos

Out Yonder Demos

Bustling Barnyard Demos

Garden Demo (garden)

History Demo (house porch)

Corn Maze & Cannon

Find your way out of the six acre corn maze.

After you have conquered the maze, stop by to try your hand at shooting corn from the corn cannon. Ready, aim, fire  - at a couple different targets. 

Scarecrow Lane & Contest

Every year, our Scarecrow Lane is a highlight of the Fest. Take a wagon ride or walk down the charming farm lane line with scarecrows created by local business, organizations and families. The eve of creativity shown is amazing. Some are elaborate and some are simple but all are a must see. Don't forget to stop by the Information Booth to vote on your favorite!

Enter the Scarecrow Contest's FREE! Limited spots available. Registration for entering ends October 5th. Check out this flyer for more information.

MOOvie on the Farm

One of the presenting sponsors, the Miami County Farm Bureau, will be hosting "MOOvie on the Farm" on Saturday, October 13th directly following the festival fun starting around 7 p.m. Unwind with your family after a busy day by enjoying a movie under the stars. Don't forget to pack a blanket or chairs. 

Don't miss out on the delicious food and unique items for sale during the Fest. Be sure to bring an empty stomach, empty trunk and a full wallet (there is no ATM on site). 


We will have plenty of fresh, delicious food on site at the festival. Please support our local businesses and organizations by stopping by to enjoy lunch, dinner, desserts and snacks! 

Check back this fall for a full list of our fabulous food vendors.

Artisans & Vendors

We will once again have some amazing, local vendors out at the Fall Farm Fest. 

Check back this fall for a full list of vendors. 

If interested in being a vendor at the 2018 Fall Farm Fest, please fill out the application by September 1st, 2018. See application for more details or call the office at 937.335.6273. 

Take a break from all the festival activities and sit amidst the 100 year old trees to listen to local artists. Musicians will perform at the natural amphitheater in front of the house/barns. 

Saturday, October 13th

12 - 12:50 pm

1:10 - 2 pm 

2:20 - 3:10 pm 

3:30 - 4:20 pm 

4:40 - 5:30 pm

5:50 - 7 pm 

Sunday, October 14th

12 - 12:50 pm 

1:10 - 2 pm

2:20 - 3:10 pm 

3:30 - 5 pm