Findlay Market’s 11th Annual Fall Food Fest Returns with More Local, Fall-Inspired Food This Weekend

Mini pumpkin cheesecake-filled cupcakes. Need we say more?

click to enlarge During Fall Fest at Findlay Market shoppers can enjoy the “best fall foods that market merchants and vendors have to offer.” - Photo:
During Fall Fest at Findlay Market shoppers can enjoy the “best fall foods that market merchants and vendors have to offer.”

Hungry? The Fall Food Festival returns to Findlay Market this weekend for its 11th year. Swing by on Oct. 23 for a wildly fun afternoon full of fall-inspired food samples from 37 local businesses.

Findlay Market’s 11th Annual Fall Food Fest will feature several activities to be enjoyed by the entire family, regardless of age and pickiness. Throughout the afternoon, guests can hear live music from Tracy Walker and Friends. Plus, kids can enjoy a scavenger hunt and a photo booth at Mr. Redlegs. 

Buying tickets gains foodies access to samples from 37 of locals’ favorite Findlay Market businesses. Here’s what’s on the menu, according to a press release:

  • Afromeals: Fried Rice or Jollof Rice
  • A “Mother’s Touch” Cakes: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake filled cupcake, Mini Vegan Apple Spice cupcake, Mini Gluten-free Sweet Potato bar, Mini Keto Vanilla Cupcake
  • The Arepa Place: Mini Cheese Arepa
  • BanaSun Smoothie Bar: Apple, Banana & Pumpkin Spice Smoothie
  • Bouchard’s Pasta & Bakery: Pumpkin Pie
  • Chamaele, LLC: Honey Straws
  • Cherbourg Cyprus: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bar
  • Churchill’s Fine Teas: Crème Brûlée Black Tea or Apple Strudel Herbal
  • Chico’s Cheesecakes: Pumpkin Spice or Apple Pie Crumble Mini Cheesecake Bites
  • Dat’s Ole School Cookin: Sweet Potato, Pumpkin, Mixed Nut Pecan, or Chess Pie
  • Dean’s Mediterranean Imports: Lebanese Lentil Soup with Zaatar Croutons
  • Deeper Roots Coffee: Fall Tonic Coffee with a Splash of Autumn Syrup
  • Eckerlin Meats: Beer Bacon Chili
  • Em’s Bread: Jalapeño and 5 Cheese Bread
  • ETC Produce & Provisions: Local Pretzel with Pimento Cheese Topped with Chili
  • Flavors of the Isle: Mac and Cheese
  • Gramma Debbie’s Kitchen: Chicken, Beef, or Vegan Chili
  • Greekish: Mini Baklava Cheesecakes
  • Harmony Plant Fare: Curry Chicken Salsa Slider and a Rosemary Potato Soup
  • Herban Vegans: Vegan Gumbolaya
  • Jane’s: Sample TBD
  • Like Mom’s Only Vegan: Pumpkin Pecan Cookies
  • LK: Sausage Sliders
  • Luken's Poultry, Fish & Seafood: Mini Open Face Tuna Burger with Spicy Cabbage Slaw
  • Madison’s at Findlay Market: Tofu Gnocchi with a Sunday Miso Tomato Sauce
  • Makers Bakers Co.: Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, Caramel Spice Banana Pudding, Caramel Apple Pie
  • Mama Lo Hizo: Caramel Bites
  • Mama Made It: Caramel Glazed Popcorn
  • Mighty Good: Smothered Pork Chop with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  • Neil Luken Meats: Pork Skewers
  • PAKTLI Foods: Assortment of Puffed Ancient Grain Snack
  • Race St. Station: Sample TBD
  • The Rhined: French Onion Soup
  • Sabor Alaniz: Pumpkin Tamales and Apple Cinnamon Tamales
  • Sen by Kiki: One Raw Oyster
  • Taste of Belgium: Pumpkin Spice Waffle
  • Wiggins Family Foods: Refried Bean Taquito with a Side of Salsa

Findlay Market’s 11th Annual Fall Food Fest takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 23. Tickets to the Tasting Event are 5 for $10 or 12 for $20. Findlay Market is located at 1801 Race Street, Over-the-Rhine. For more info and to buy tickets, visit

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