Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Harvest Festival & Hayrides

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Cost: $3 – $5.00

Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Guided Night Hikes, Raptor Show, Children’s Crafts, And Much More!

Experience the changing seasons at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve while enjoying the traditions of autumn at this scare-free, family-friendly event. Admission is $5 per person (ages 2 and under are free), and activities will include horse-drawn hayrides, guided night hikes, animal programs, stargazing, insect encounters, cider press demonstrations, a campfire, and plenty of activities and crafts for children.

Seasonal concessions will be available for purchase. Free event parking is available in the former Roberts Stadium parking lot adjacent to the nature preserve. All proceeds will help support the nature-based educational programs provided by Wesselman Nature Society throughout the year. For more information, call (812) 479-0771.

Access to the back loop of the park will be closed to all vehicles starting at 5 PM on Friday, October 9. Access to the recycling center will remain open until 12 PM on Saturday, October 10 and then will close for the duration of event.

See full event schedule


Admission is $5 per person, kids 2 and under are admitted FREE of charge.

Purchase your tickets with Front of the Line access by clicking here.

All proceeds will be used to help support the educational and nature related programs Wesselman Nature Society provides throughout the year.

Event Navigation


Saturday, October 3, 2015
2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$3 – $5.00
Event Category:


Wesselman Nature Society


Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd.
Evansville, IN 47711
+ Google Map
(812) 479-0771