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 12 from 12 - 7 p.m.  &

Sunday, October 13 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 2019! More info to come this week. We hope to see you at Lost Creek Reserve on October 12th and 13th, 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. 

Watch for a schedule of *events in upcoming months

Various farm demonstrations will be happening all weekend long! 


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 9th. Watch for details and a registration form.

MOOvie on the Farm

The Miami County Farm Bureau, will hopefully be hosting "MOOvie on the Farm" on Saturday, October 12th directly following the festival fun starting around 7 p.m. Unwind with your family after a busy day by enjoying the movie under the stars. Don't forget to pack a blanket or chairs. 

Movie on the side of a barn


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! 

Boy Scout Troop 365

Hot dogs, walking tacos, chips, candy, soda, coffee, hot chocolate

Cumberland Kettle Corn

Freshly popped kettle corn in a variety of flavors

Hickory River Smokehouse

Famous pulled pork sandwiches, chopped brisket sandwiches, loaded pulled pork nachos, mac-n-cheese - profits support the Miami County Equine Initiatives Task Force

Kiwanis Club of Troy

Apple and pumpkin pie, hot chocolate, apple cider, coffee, caramel apples, caramel corn - supports local children's inititives

Kona Ice of Troy

Shaved ice in a variety of flavors - located in the children's games area

Susie's Big Dipper

Homemade ice cream, sundae's, banana splits, milk shakes, root beer floats, waffle cones

Truck-N-Fire Pizza

Wood-fired pizza and subs made to order

The Crazy Redhead Canteen

Gormet grilled cheese sandwiches and other famous tater tots

Artisans & Vendors

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

Golden Queen Honey

Local honey, will also be ding demos, provide education about bees, and have hands on equipment

Michelle's Soy Candles & Tarts

Hand-made candles, sand art container candles and some sweet treats

The Olive Oasis

Gourmet olive oils and vinegars

Virgil's Fine Soaps

Homemade natural soap and lotion - bar soap, liquid soap and lotion

Cozy Home Soap LLC

Hand-made artisan soaps, bath bombs and shampoo bars

Three Little Snowmen

Wood log snowmen and snowmen crafts


Miami County Farm Bureau

Presenting partner, stop by their booth in the bank barn to thank them, do their scavenger hunt, movie on the farm at dusk on Saturday, October 13

Miami Soil & Water Conservation District & OSU Extension

Stop by their booth for info and hands-on demos. Check festival schedule for dates and times.

Miami County Sheriff’s Department

Kid IDs done near information booth.

Miami County Master Gardeners

Learn more about gardening and about the OSU Extension Master Gardeners.

Miami County Herb Society

Learn more about herbs and information about group

My Miami County

Stop by their fun booth to guess the pumpkin weight and be entered to win an awesome prize!

Miami County Equine Initiatives Task Force

Huge supporter and partner from the beginning, located in the Back Forty, various horse demos (Roman Riding, Goat Races).  Stick Horse craft in the bank barn.

If interested in being a vendor or exhibitor at the 2019 Fall Farm Fest, please fill out the Food Vendor application or the Exhibitor Application. You may also call the office at 937.335.6273 and ask for Mindy. 

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 12th

Watch for schedule

Sunday, October 13th

Watch for schedule

This event would not be possible without the support from our many sponsors. Thank you 2018 sponsors!



Miami County Farm Bureau 


Buckeye Insurance Group

Kerber Sheet Metal

Koenig Equipment

Miami County Visitors Bureau

Peak Foods LLC


NECCO of Dayton

Nationwide Insurance

Stillwater Technologies

Volunteers-in-Parks (VIPs)

VPP Industries - More than ink and paper.

My Miami County

Sunset Meat Market

AM Leonard

Cracker Barrel

Winans Chocolate & Coffee

Can't Stop Running