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 14th from 12 - 7 p.m.  &

Sunday, October 15th 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 14th and 15th 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 above to find out more information about what's happening during the Fest! View the packed 2017 schedule, look at the layout and drool over the food. We hope to see you at Lost Creek Reserve on October 14th and 15th, 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. Your favorites like wagon rides, corn maze, candle dipping and children's homestead are back! New this year, we have a historic encampment doing woodworking and cooking, a paper making demo and a brand-new horse demo line-up including the Columbus Mounted Police!!!

2017 Map & Schedule


Various farm demonstrations will be happening all weekend long! Click on each area to view the demonstrations and times. You won't want to miss the horse demos in the Back Forty brought to you by the Miami County Equine Initiatives Task Force. 

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. Along the way, try to find all five Park facts. This year's corn maze features our 50th Anniversary logo. 

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!

Have a group that would be interested in creating a scarecrow? Check out this flyer for more information. The Contest is now FULL, please check back next year to be a participant.

MOOvie on the Farm

One of the presenting sponsors, the Miami County Farm Bureau, will be hosting "MOOvie on the Farm" on Saturday, October 14th directly following the festival fun starting around 7 p.m. Unwind with your family after a busy day by enjoying "The Secret Life of Pets" under the stars. Don't forget to pack a blanket or chairs. 

You won't want to 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!

The Crazy Redhead Canteen - unique and classic grilled cheese and famous tater tots

Cumberland Kettle Corn  - freshly popped regular and flavored kettle corn

Hickory River Smokehouse - bbq pulled pork sandwiches, brisket, mac-n-cheese  

Kiwanis of Troy - locally made pie, Winans caramel apples, coffee, apple cider

Kona Ice of Troy -  shaved flavored ice 

Susie's Big Dipper - homemade ice cream, shakes, apple dumplings, soup

Troy Boy Scout Troop 365 - hot dogs, bbq chicken sandwiches, walking tacos, chips, drinks

Truck n' Fire Pizza - wood-fired pizza and subs, potato skins

Artisans & Vendors

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

Amberlyn Designs - wood signs, comic book art, coasters, jewelry and more

Backyard Blessings - customer favorite, primitive decor

Chateau Farms - large mums and asters in various colors

CISV Miami County - bracelets and water bottles 

Creative Iron - forged home decor 

Cozy Home Soap LLC - hand cut soaps and bath bombs

Golden Queen Honey - local honey and bee display

Indian Creek Distillery LLC - Miami County maple syrup and candles 

Michelle's Soy Candles and Tarts - soy candles and tarts 

The Olive Oasis - variety of olive oil and vinegar, plus samples 

Paper Alice - homemade paper and products 

Patrick's Puppy Pantry - treats for you four legged friend

Pumpkin Patch - Fulton Farm pumpkins, decorating with markers is available  

Rosebud's Spices - spices, salts and rubs

Three Little Snowmen - wood log snowmen

Virgil's Fine Soaps - handmade, hand poured soaps and lotion 

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 14th

12 - 12:50 pm - Mad River Crossing

1:10 - 2 pm - Silver Grass

2:20 - 3:10 pm - Ramblin' Rovers

3:20 - 4:20 pm - Todd Oaks

4:40 - 7 pm - Larry Lyons

Sunday, October 15th

12 - 12:50 pm - Jay Cullis

1:10 - 3:10 pm - Larry Lyons

3:30 - 5 pm - Ramblin' Rovers