Embrace the benefits of living in Texas when you experience the change of season in Temple.

As the kids head back to school and the days grow shorter, we’re gearing up for another season of fall festivities here in Temple, Texas. Embrace the cozy feelings of the season by immersing yourself in the wide array of autumn activities that come with the benefits of living in our Texas community. From festivals to hayrides, we’re giving you the ultimate guide to all the excitement Temple has in store for residents this fall.   

Robinson Family Fall Farm Festival

From pumpkin houses to corn pits, axe throwing to wine and biergartens, the Robinson Family Fall Farm Festival has it all! Starting September 23, the festival offers 20+ fall-themed attractions. Whether you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors with your family, connect with friends, or simply snack on a diverse array of delectable treats, the farm has something in store for everyone.  

Manufacturing Day 2023

Manufacturing Day is making its return to Temple this October for a third consecutive year. Celebrations with kick off on Monday, October 2 and continue throughout the week, leading up to the highly anticipated job fair on October 6 at Workforce Solutions at Santa Fe Plaza. Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to connect with Temple’s top industry experts  

West Temple Oktoberfest

The 6th annual West Temple Oktoberfest is back in Central Texas! This year, connect with family and friends for a day of live music, food trucks, stein competitions, and 30+ international beers and wines. Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 14th to guarantee you don’t miss out on this annual autumn event.    

Haunted Hayride

This Halloween season, Temple is kicking off its spooky festivities with the community’s Haunted Hayride. Join the fun on Saturday, October 21 from 6-10pm to immerse yourself in a terrifyingly fun event. This year, behind-the-scenes roles are open to volunteers looking to help scare riders into the Halloween spirit. Whether you’re participating or just riding along, bring together friends and family for this year’s eerie Haunted Hayride.   

Texas Soul Fest

Join the Temple community at MLK Festival Grounds on Saturday, October 28 for a day filled with fantastic live music favorites. From 2 – 11:30 pm, this daylong event is sure to be packed with entertainment for everyone. Secure your tickets now for this year’s Texas Soul Fest.   

Fright Fest

Celebrate Halloween in style at this year’s Fright Fest. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 31 as Santa Fe Plaza comes alive with a night full of spooky and safe trick-or-treating. Join us as we create a night of festive fun, leaving with an abundance of memories (and candy).    

Carlson Law Firm Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5k

Wrap up the fall season at the Carlson Law Firm Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5k! Join Temple community members for this annual run before celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Check back for sign-up details closer to the event.   

Autumn Outdoor Recreation

As the crisp fall breeze sweeps through Temple, explore the miles of scenic hiking trails woven throughout the region. Whether you’re enjoying the cooler temperatures with a hike at Miller Springs or taking in the beauty of Belton Lake, Temple offers an abundance of opportunities for an outdoor getaway. 

From festive fall events to a cozy seasonal landscape, Temple, Texas has everything you need to welcome in the change of season. Discover the joy of living in a place that creates an abundance of new opportunities for connections, enjoyment, and an overall high quality of life at every turn. Visit our website to explore more of the great amenities Temple has to offer.