As the cooler temps arrive, so do the beautiful fall foliage, events, and festivals! Here are a few fall events happening in and around Rolla, Missouri.
Downtown Dishes & Drinks
Join the Rolla Downtown Business Association for the 5th annual Downtown Dishes & Drinks event. Beginning at noon on Saturday, September 10, you can make your way through 9 Downtown Rolla restaurants that are participating in this fun event. You’ll receive a sample of their fine food and many will have a beverage ranging from a blue margarita to amazing coffee.
The Broken Oak Fall Barn Sale
The Broken Oak is a unique shopping experience located in the heart of Missouri. Over 75 vintage and handmade vendors gather at the farm to bring you a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. This two-day event is on September 23-24. Get your home ready for fall and support some amazing vendors while doing so!
Celebration of Nations
This annual event allows area residents and Missouri S&T students to showcase and celebrate the vibrant cultural diversity that makes Rolla unique to the Ozarks. Downtown Rolla comes alive for this family-friendly, multicultural event with live music, entertainment, arts and crafts, and a wide variety of foods. Celebration of Nations is on September 24, with the parade starting at 11:00 am.
Opening Weekend at Pete’s Pumpkin Patch
There’s nothing quite like a day at Rolla’s premier pumpkin patch! Pete’s Pumpkin Patch is family-owned and operated and opens for the season on September 24, 2021. Ziplines, corn pit, wagon rides, pumpkin pickin’, and so much more. Hours are Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm through Sunday, October 31, 2022.
The Return of Oktoberfest
Prepare your lederhosen and dirndls, because Oktoberfest is back! The 10th Annual Public House Brewery Oktoberfest is Saturday, September 24, at the downtown Rolla Pub. Not your typical beer fest, Oktoberfest 2022 is packed with libations, music, food, and activities. Enjoy authentic German food and live music. Try your luck at the dunk tank, throw some bags, show off your yodeling skills, and more!
Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Enjoy a beautiful day in Rolla’s downtown, where artists and craft vendors fill the streets with original and handmade creations such as jewelry, furniture, clothing, home accessories, pottery, toys, and much more. Save the date for October 1 for Rolla’s annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival!
Lions Club Oktoberfest
Beer, live music, food, a cruise in, a kids’ area, hay rides, and a newly added Oktoberfest 5K! The Rolla Lions Club is proud to host their annual Oktoberfest coming up on Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8.
That’s just a handful of some fall fun happening this year! For more fall fun and other upcoming events, check out our event calendar!