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Get your “pumpkin-carving game face” ON! It’s almost time for the ARTSPARK Fall Festival in Broad Ripple!

Here to share the details are Jewelry Artist Heather Nuber and Shannon Bennett, Vice President of Events and Innovation at the Indianapolis Art Center.

• The ARTSPARK Fall Festival is Saturday, Oct. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Indianapolis Art Center in Broad Ripple.

• Costumes encouraged

• Admission is free

• Activities costing $2-$10 range from carving and paining pumpkins, making bracelets, making prints.

• Shop local artist and artisan booths featuring glass pumpkins, ceramics, fiber arts, candles, painting, jewelry and more.

• Food and beverage highlights include ice cream supplied by BRICS and beer supplied by Sun King Brewery, plus food trucks.

• The festival date is the final week that the exhibition 365+ is on view to the public. Created and curated by the EIGHTEEN Art Collective, these works were made in the year since the Indy Black Lives Matter street mural was completed.

• The Art Center’s ARTSPARK is a 9.5-acre greenspace along the White River and the Monon Trail. It features more than 20 outdoor sculpture, a riverfront stage, trails and more.

• After the afternoon event, ARTSPARK will host the Heartland Film Festival for a screening of Mayberry Man at 6:15 p.m. and Harvey – A Jimmy Stewart Retrospective at 8:30 p.m. Tickets available at

WHERE: Indianapolis Art Center
820 E. 67th St., Indianapolis