2023 Indiana Festival Guide

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For more festivals south of Indy, visit festivalcountryindiana.com

Franklin Fall Festival & Bicentennial September 30 WAMMfest , Greenwood August 19 Ethos Celebration of the Arts, Franklin October 7 Freedom Festival, Greenwood June 24
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Dear Festival Fans,

Whether it’s spring, summer, autumn or winter, it’s always festival season IN Indiana. From seasonal celebrations to arts and music fairs, you’re sure to make plenty of memories with your family and friends.

No matter where you are or what you’re interest is, the 2023 Indiana Festival Guide is your best source for discovering hundreds of Indiana festivals and events. So pick your favorites, mark your calendars and enjoy all our state offers.

On behalf of the State of Indiana and the Indiana State Festivals Association, thank you for choosing our great state as your festival destination all year. We would also like to thank Hoosier Energy for being a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972.

Wherever you go, we hope you find the welcoming unique and unexpected IN Indiana.

Safe Travels!

Mission Statement:

The Indiana State Festivals Association® (ISFA) is a non-profit organization created to “Empower Indiana Festivals, Events and Organizations through education, networking and leadership.”

ISFA is devoted to promoting and enhancing festivals and events throughout the state.

About The Cover:

The communities just south of Indy are known as Festival Country Indiana because there are more than 1,000 festivals and events each year. See numerous festivals and events throughout the book and visit festivalcountryindiana.com to learn more about Festival Country.

Matt True President, ISFA Madison Regatta Suzanne Crouch Lt. Governor State of Indiana Eric Holcomb Governor State of Indiana
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ISFA Scholarship Padgeant

Open to any ISFA member festival representative. Held each year in November.

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Contents:

ISFA® Board/Executive Members/Map

Pages 6-9 .............................. Travel Suppliers/Attractions

Pages 10-15................................... Travel/Visitor Centers

Pages 16-107 Festivals by Date

Pages 108-111 Index

Festivals appear chronologically by start date. Visit IndianaFestivals.org to search 2023 festivals.

ISFA 1 Promotional Vehicle

Highlights Indiana’s festivals, fairs and events. Music, lights, fringe, and bubble machines make a festive touch to parades or festivals.

2023 Convention:

Jan. 6-8

The ISFA Annual Convention will be held in partnership with the Indiana Association of Fairs. See page 16. IndianaFairsandFestivals.org

2023 ISFA Spring Workshop:

Apr. 15

Hosted by Festival Country at 8:30am. Find information on page 20 and at IndianaFestivals.net.

2023 ISFA Annual Meeting:

Nov. 11

Hosted by the Riley Festival at Greenfield Central High School at 8:30am. Information on page 100 and at IndianaFestivals.net.

2023 ISFA Scholarship Pageant:

Nov. 11

Hosted by the Riley Festival at Greenfield Central High School at 7pm. For more information, see page 100 or go to IndianaFestivals.net.

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Become a Festival Guide Member

To participate in the Indiana Festival Guide, contact your Regional Account Executive.

DOUG WEISHEIT

ISFA Coordinator

765-592-1662

info@IndianaFestivals.org

505 Dogwood Dr., Rockville IN 47872

TERRI GRABILL North 574-315-0662

terrigrabill.isfa@gmail.com

KATY CAVALERI Central and East kcavaleri@mymetronet.net

DARLA S. BLAZEY West, South Central and South darlasblazey@gmail.com

MICHELE HARDMAN

Social Media Coordinator

mhardman1212@yahoo.com

2023 Indiana State Festivals Association Board Members:

The Indiana State Festivals Association’s Indiana Festival Guide® is published annually. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or replicated without written permission from the publisher. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, the publisher, ISFA, ISFA members, and advertisers shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors or omissions. © 2023

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Leanne Senter ISFA Scholarship Pageant Director Marshall County Blueberry Festival Chris Benson Wabash Founders Day Festival Gale Gerber Treasurer Elkhart County 4-H Fair Larry Hardman Past President Judah Heritage Festival Nancy Alldredge Secretary Riley Festival Joshua Reichart Vice President 500 Festival Bernadette Manuel Assistant Treasurer Starke County Freedom Ride Austin Stevens Harvest Fall Festival Audra Deckard Shoals Catfish Festival Sarah Kesterson Riley Festival Betty Cash Schweizer Fest Kaydy Fults Persimmon Festival OPEN BOARD SEAT Indiana State Festivals Association® Heather Becerra South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Vanessa McClary Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest Brenda Alexander Past President Frankton Heritage Days Kim Stevens Past President Frankfort Hot Dog Festival Cheryl Hamilton Historian Linton Freedom Festival
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Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Express ATM LLC

Express ATM provides ATMs for fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts and more. Contact us today. 910-987-3769; expressatm.com C

Hoosier Energy’s 18 member cooperatives strive to provide affordable and reliable electricity across Central and Southern Indiana. A proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide® since 1972. hoosierenergy.com

Visit Indiana

It’s always festival season in Indiana. Plan your getaway at visitindiana.com. 317-741-1320; visitindiana.com C

Throughout Indiana

Indiana Foodways Alliance

Promoting Indiana’s locally owned restaurants through 21 Culinary Trails. There’s a trail for every food lover: Hoosier Pie, Tenderloin Lovers, I Scream For Ice Cream, Hoosier BBQ, Just Cruisin and more. Find a trail to experience Indiana’s favorite local foods. C indianafoodways.com

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance has served Hoosiers since 1934. The company has grown to include insurance products for auto, life, home, business and farm. Find local agents in each of Indiana’s 92 counties. Quotes available online. C 800-723-3276; infarmbureau.com

Statewide

Indiana Tourism Association

Advocating the value of tourism in Indiana’s economy and supporting the best practices of its member organizations. indianatourismassociation.com C

French Lick (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

CHall Illustration/Design And Associates

Specializing in graphic design, emphasis on tourism relating to ads, brochures, booklets, maps, and websites. Production partner to the Indiana Festival Guide ®. 812-678-4605.

Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Propeller Marketing

An Indiana advertising agency that will motivate visitors to come to your destination, festival, event or attraction. A 20-year-old company that specializes in tourism marketing. How can we serve you? 317-770-8183; propellermktg.com C

Statewide “ISFA 1” Promotional Vehicle

“ISFA 1” is an “Award Winning” 26-foot step van with a colorful ISFA promotional wrap that highlights Indiana’s festivals, fairs and events. Music, lights, glittering fringe and bubble machines make a festive touch to any parade or festival appearance. 765-592-1662; indianafestivals.org C

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Cody Ikerd And The Sidewinders

Indiana’s hottest country band, incorporating songs from Hank Jr., Waylon to Chris Stapleton and more with an energy few have seen in country music. codyikerdmusic @ gmail.com . 812-276-7071.

Hank Ruff

Recent IU grad and proud Indiana country music singer, Hank Ruff, is excited to bring his high energy show across the state of Indiana and beyond. With a mix of original music as well as some classic and modern covers, this show is guaranteed to please any audience. 812-219-7737; hankruff.com C

Mellencougar

Mellencougar celebrates the music of Indiana’s favorite son, John Cougar Mellencamp. 847-406-3535; mellencougar.com C

No Fences Ultimate Tribute To Garth Brooks

No Fences is the ultimate tribute to Garth Brooks and authentically replicates the sound, look and feel of a Garth Brooks concert. This high-energy tribute is sure to be a crowd pleaser. 317-614-5195.; nofencestribute.com C

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Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Elkhart County Quilt Gardens

The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail celebrates its 15th anniversary. This colorful patchwork of quilt inspired, super-sized gardens and hand-painted, quilt themed, murals deliver dazzling views in the communities of Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, and Wakarusa. Adm. chg. C X 574-262-8161; visitelkhartcounty.com

Nineveh (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Gatling Gauntlet Obstacle Course

Do you have what it takes to conquer the Gatling Gauntlet? This obstacle course features 20 fun, challenging obstacles on a 1.6-mile course. Most obstacles are two-tiered for beginners and advanced athletes. No adm chg. Open 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset.

7995 Gatling St., Nineveh in Festival Country Indiana. gatlinggauntlet.com C

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Events At The State Theatre

State Theatre. Live music, comedians, movies and more, happening throughout the year at Cass County’s only historic theatre. Adm. chg. statetheatrelive.com C X

Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Fulton County Historical Society Inc.

Pre-1840 time period event celebrating the period before Potawatomi Indians were removed from the area in 1838 on the Trail of Death. Music, dance, and historic arts. Two stages, foods over wood fires, Indian dances and other historic demonstrations. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org C X

Statewide

Hickory Bus

After a long absence, the team bus from the movie "Hoosiers" is back in Indiana and available for your festival, parade or sporting event. 571-294-7853; hickorybus.com

Knightstown (Henry Co.,East Reg.)

The Hoosier Gym

The Historic Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Homecourt of the Hickory Huskers made famous in the iconic movie "Hoosiers." Come, see and relive scenes from the film and take a shot, visit the locker room or watch a game. Gift shop. No adm. chg. 765-345-2617; thehoosiergym.com C X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Statewide

Indiana State Park Inns

Seven beautiful hotels located in scenic state parks. Abe Martin Lodge, Clifty Inn, Fort Harrison Inn, Canyon Inn, Potawatomi Inn, Spring Mill Inn and Turkey Run Inn. 1-877-LODGES1; indianainns.com X

Marengo (Crawford Co., South Reg.)

Marengo Cave

Designated A US National Natural Landmark, Marengo Cave is recognized as one of the best show caves around. Open every day. Adm. Chg. C 812-365-2705; marengocave.com

Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Mascot Hall Of Fame

Visit the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting to experience interactive, family fun with a wide range of exhibits, activities and events celebrating mascot fun. 219-354-8814; mascothalloffame.com C

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Whitewater Valley Railroad

455 Market St. Take a ride through the beautiful Whitewater Valley on Indiana’s “Most Scenic Railroad”. With regular and special trains operating from Apr. to Dec., you’ll find the perfect opportunity to visit our railroad with family and friends. Adm. chg. C 765-825-2054; whitewatervalleyrr.org

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Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Anderson Madison County Visitors Bureau

Discover fun for everyone - with numerous dining options, shops, a variety of festivals, events and attractions throughout Madison County, our Hoosier Hospitality and welcoming smiles await you. 800-533-6569; visitandersonmadisoncounty.com C

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Convention

And Visitors Bureau

Information on events, attractions, shops and museums in Zionsville, Lebanon, Whitestown, Thorntown, Advance and Jamestown. C 765-484-8572; boonecvb.com

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Carroll County Chamber Of Commerce

Discover Carroll County, where you’ll find the unexpected just down the road, river or trail. You can fish and canoe our many rivers and streams or hike and bike. 765-564-6757; carrollcountychamber.com C

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Cass County Visitors Bureau

If you are looking to find adventure or prefer taking a step back in time, visit Cass County as it is the perfect getaway. 574-753-4856; visit-casscounty.com C

Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.)

City Of Whiting

Between the sites of Chicago and the shores of Lake Michigan, there’s a small, heartwarming community celebrating big events all year long. 219-659-7700; whitingindiana.com C

East Chicago (Lake Co., North Reg.)

City Of East Chicago

Enjoy our lakefront community located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan within 20 minutes of downtown Chicago. Home to FUSIC Fest and many events. 219-391-8206; eastchicago.com C

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Capital-Parke County

Come and explore Turkey Run and Shades State Parks, Raccoon and Rockville Lakes and tour 31 Covered Bridges. Parke County offers year-round family friendly activities including festivals, events, unique shopping and dining. C 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Daviess County Chamber Of Commerce

And Visitor Bureau

Washington, Indiana. Daviess County stands for Amish pleasures, festive events, family recreation and adventure. Fishing, hunting, camping and more. 812-254-5262; visitdaviesscounty.com C

Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Dubois County Visitor Center

Home to a variety of family festivals including April Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine, & Craft Beer Festival, August Jasper Strassenfest, Ferdinand Folk Festival in September, and Olde World Christmas events in November - December. 812-482-9115; visitduboiscounty.com C

Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Elkhart County CVB

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, this colorful patchwork of quilt inspired, super-sized gardens and hand-painted, murals deliver dazzling views in the six cities and towns of Elkhart County. It’s the only experience of its kind in the world and best of all its free. C 574-262-8161; visitelkhartcounty.com

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Experience Franklin County, Indiana, Inc. Leave with a treasure of memories: recreation, history and relaxation. Getaway now to Brookville Lake, historic Metamora and Village of Spires Oldenburg. 765-647-6522; franklincountyin.com C

Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Greene County Convention, Visitors, Tourism Commission

Adventures Await. Enjoy bird watching at Goose Pond FWA, stroll through the Sculpture Trails, fish at Greene-Sullivan State Forest, ride your off-road vehicle at Redbird State Riding area or take in a play at Shawnee Theatre. We’ve got something for everyone. 812-699-0747; visitgc.com C

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Fayette County

You’re always welcome here. Historic sites, outdoor adventures, scenic train excursions, vintage autos, shopping, dining, and more. C tourconnersville.org

Hamilton County Tourism, Inc.

Art lovers, foodies, music goers, and outdoor explorers will enjoy a memorable getaway in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, and Westfield. Just north of Indy. C 317-848-3181; visithamiltoncounty.com

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Hancock County Tourism & Visitor Center

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Festival Country Indiana Visitor Center

It’s always more festive just south of Indy. Come to Festival Country for the music and festivals that fill the weekends, then stay for the great attractions, dining, craft brew and wine, charming downtown and family fun. It’s more festive here. 66 S. Water St. 317-739-8600; festivalcountryindiana.com C

Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Fulton County Tourism Commission

Visit Fulton County. We have a variety of festivals, parks, lakes, and shops to visit for all ages. Check out our web page for a sample. 574-223-4436; county25.com C

Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Gibson County Visitors And Tourism Bureau

Pick up a map of our over 200 barn quilts. Visit an African American pioneer settlement, an 1875 train depot, two covered bridges, and more. Close to Evansville. 812-385-0999; gibsoncountyin.org C

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau

Turn one of our many local festivals into a weekend getaway with KOG art glass factory tours, historical museums, DIY art studios, downtown art experiences, trails, breweries, great restaurants and comfortable hotels. Visit our website to plan your trip. 765-457-6802; visitkokomo.org C

Just 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Enjoy various museums, arts and entertainment, events, antiques, golfing, parks, historic downtowns, festivals, restaurants, lodging and more. C 317-477-8687; visitinhancock.org

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Harrison County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Corydon and Harrison County are Southern Indiana’s destination for natural excursions. Visit the website or call for information about events, parks, caves, outdoor adventures, history and more. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C

Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Indiana Welcome Center

South Shore Convention And Visitors Authority

Friendly, knowledgeable travel counselors ready to assist with travel information. Pet-friendly, picnic area, clean restrooms and gift shop with “Made In Indiana” products and souvenirs. Area is home to Indiana Dunes, casinos, candy factory, more. 219-989-7979; alongthesouthshore.com C X

Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Jackson County Visitor Center

Proud of our community festivals and quaint small towns set in our rolling hills. We are just one hour from Indy, Cincinnati and Louisville. Stop in today. 855-524-1914; jacksoncountyin.com C

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Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau

Home to the world’s largest gas engine and tractor show, nation’s largest vintage bike show and festivals year round. Enjoy the Glass Museum and Museum of the Soldier. 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com C

Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.)

Jennings County Tourism

We offer the oldest herb farm in the state of Indiana, Stream Cliff Farm And Winery. Also stone and covered bridges, historical homes and museums, with over 13,000 acres of parks and land to explore. 812-592-8087; jenningscountytourism.org C

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

LaGrange County Convention And Visitors Bureau

Celebrate the holidays in the heart of Amish Country. Stroll and shop for unique gifts in our quaint downtown and enjoy millions of lights and decorations on display town-wide. Santa’s favorite stop for locally-made products, tasty treats and a magical good time. C 260-768-4008; visitshipshewana.org

Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Lawrence County Tourism

“Limestone Country” is home to outdoor playgrounds of caves, forests, rivers, Bluespring Caverns, Spring Mill State Park and the communities of Bedford and Mitchell. C 800-798-0769; limestonecountry.com

Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Marion/Grant County Visitors Bureau

Discover fabulous classic car shows, cool bike rallies, vintage aircraft, The Garfield Trail and James Dean attractions. 765-668-5435; showmegrantcounty.com C

Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.)

Marshall County Tourism

Take the time to unwind in beautiful northern Indiana’s Marshall County. Enjoy famous festivals and events, quaint unique towns, barn quilt trail, beautiful lodging and blueberries galore. Visit us today and enjoy our amazing hospitality. C 574-936-1882; visitmarshallcounty.org

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Miami County Chamber Of Commerce

And Tourism Bureau

See a circus, experience museums, hike and bike trails, explore orchards, canoe down rivers, learn Cole Porter history and Miami Indians legends. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.org

Michigan City (La Porte Co., North Reg.)

Michigan City LaPorte CVBV

If you are visiting LaPorte County, there are a few places that should not be missed during your stay. While there are certainly many wonderful attractions in the area, let us give you a look at the very best of Michigan City LaPorte. 219-872-5055; michigancitylaporte.com

Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Muncie Visitors Bureau

Muncie offers a wide variety of entertainment, dining, sports and leisure, culture and the arts, and fun family getaways. Muncie is the hometown of Garfield the Cat and the new Bob Ross Experience. Don’t miss the excitement in Muncie. 765-284-2700; visitmuncie.org C

Albion (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Noble County CVB

Noble County, where nature rejuvenates you. Noble County is home to 117 lakes, more than any other county in Northeast Indiana. Be rejuvenated by nature in Noble, your destination for boating, kayaking, biking, golf getaways, disc golf, trails and nature preserves. 260-636-3602; visitnoblecounty.com

North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

North Webster Tippecanoe Township

Chamber Of Commerce

Family-friendly lake community. From the historic Dixie Boat to the entertaining SkiBees, all are welcome to experience the joys that North Webster has to offer. 574-834-7076; northwebster.com C

Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

Ohio County Tourism, Inc.

Visit historic Rising Sun/Ohio County. Located along the Ohio River, enjoy shopping, dining, lodging, historical attractions, and events. Dock and walk our amazing Riverfront. Home of Rising Star Casino Resort. Tour groups welcome. 812-438-4933; enjoyrisingsun.com C

Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau

333 7th Street. Visitor Center gift shop. 60,000-acre

Hoosier National Forest along the Ohio River. Hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, boating, wineries. Cabins and train rides. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com C

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Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Putnam County Visitors Center

More nature preserves than any Indiana county, historic architecture in four districts, Midwest’s largest orchid grower, the largest equestrian arena, covered bridges, unique restaurants, DePauw University with Peeler Arts Center and Green Performing Arts Center. 765-653-8743; goputnam.com C

Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Ripley County Tourism Bureau

Visit us for information including Versailles State Park, Milan ‘54 Hoosiers Museum, unique inns, museums, muzzle loading, events, restaurants and more. 812-689-7431; ripleycountytourism.com C

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Shelby County

Tourism And Visitors Bureau

Discover Shelby County. Find Your Place in Shelby County. The historic Porter Visitor Center offers brochures, maps, festival information, and walking and driving tours. C 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com

Santa Claus (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Spencer County Visitors Bureau

Visit Santa Claus, Indiana, home of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari and tons of family fun. Explore sites throughout Abraham Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home. 888-444-9252; santaclausind.org C

Knox (Starke Co., North Reg.)

Starke County Convention & Visitors Commission

Visit our website and Facebook page to view information on current events, festivals, attractions, trails and lodging. C 574-249-3563; visitstarkecounty.com

Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Tourism Commission Of Sullivan County

Explore historical sites, Indian mounds, fishing, camping, boating, family-oriented destinations, fun-filled festivals and events. Visit our local restaurants and enjoy great outdoor recreation, scenic views, walking trails, off-road park, art guild and museums. 812-905-0131; discoversullivan.com C

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Vincennes/Knox County

Vincennes is Indiana’s first city, an ideal getaway for history enthusiasts. Tour our showcase of historic sites and the Red Skelton Museum. 812-886-0400; visitvincennes.org C

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Visit Fort Wayne

Visit Fort Wayne for family fun and amazing festivals any time of year. 800-767-7752; visitfortwayne.com C

West Baden (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Visit French Lick West Baden

Spencer (Owen Co., West Reg.)

Sweet Owen Convention

And Visitors Bureau

Escape to the natural beauty of “Sweet Owen” County. Home to Indiana’s first state park, McCormick’s Creek, Cataract Upper and Lower Falls, covered bridge, general store, Green’s Bluff Nature Preserve and more. Owen County is truly “An Adventure In All Season.” C X 812-714-8110; sweetowencvb.org

History, luxury and the great outdoors. Enjoy familyfriendly attractions, world-class golf, award-winning spas and unique experiences including up-close animal encounters. Unforgettable memories are waiting to be made in this charming resort community. C 812-936-3418; visitfrenchlickwestbaden.com

Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Visit Hendricks County

Just minutes west of Indy. We have so much to see and do in Avon, Brownsburg, Danville and Plainfield including fun festivals, outdoor recreation, oval and drag racing events, unforgettable eateries, nostalgia and more. 317-718-8750; visithendrickscounty.com C

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Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Visit Kosciusko County

Kosciusko County hosts festivals and events throughout the year for visitors to enjoy. Whether you are looking for small-town festivals or festivals that attract people from around the country, there’s an event for you. Visit our website for upcoming events. C 574-269-6090; visitkosciuskocounty.org

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette

Visitors center, lodging availability, brochures, maps. Meeting, convention and sporting event planning, group tours, itineraries, coupons and packages. 765-447-9999; homeofpurdue.com C

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Visit South Bend Mishawaka

Experience everything fun to do in the South Bend area. Take a Notre Dame campus tour, visit the interactive River Lights and go white water rafting downtown. 800-519-0577; visitsouthbend.com C

Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Visit Wabash County

Let us make arrangements for you. Tour group itineraries. Fine dining, historic hotels, world-class entertainment, museums, festivals, covered bridges, art galleries. 260-563-7171; visitwabashcounty.com C

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Visit Warrick County

Warrick County offers a variety of opportunities to relax, dine, shop, and enjoy outdoor activities. For up-to-date information about festivals and events in Warrick County, visit website. 812-897-2360; visitwarrick.com

Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Washington County Tourism

Discover the past, enjoy the present in beautiful Washington County. Museums, festivals, lakes, camping, hiking, unique shops and eateries, and more.

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Visit Madison, Inc.

Madison is a beautiful river town nestled on the Ohio River, midway between Louisville and Cincinnati. Year-round live music, events, shopping, history tours, and more. 812-265-2956; visitmadison.org C X

812-883-4303; C washingtoncountytourism.com

Michigan Festival And Events Association

Statewide organization serving communities and volunteers throughout Michigan, promoting local events, festivals and destinations throughout the Midwest. 989-845-2080; mfea.org C

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Visit Morgan County

Discover hidden gems and scenic beauty just minutes from Indianapolis and Bloomington. Friendly small towns, fun festivals, local artisans, family farms, forest trails and unique shops await in Morgan County. Make memories your family will treasure for a lifetime. C 765-346-5611; visitmorgancountyin.com

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Eagles in Flight Weekend

Jan. 6-8

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

INAF & ISFA Annual Convention

Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel. Join fairs and festivals from across Indiana for education sessions, entertainment showcases, panel discussions and an industry trade show. Attended by over 1,500 Indiana fair and festival representatives. No adm. chg. C X 317-372-2449; indianafairsandfestivals.org

2024 Festival Dates: Jan. 5-7

Jan. 14 (Second Saturdays of each month)

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Second Saturdays

Downtown. Family friendly activities, entertainment and lots of fun. 2nd Sat. each month. No adm. chg. C X

Jan. 20-22

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Festival Of Ice

Arts And Design District, Ice at Carter Green. Carvers create ice sculptures along Main Street. Professional carving demonstrations, fast-paced carve-off competition, chili cook off, outdoor ice skating to a live DJ. Adm. chg. 317-571-2474; theiceatcartergreen.com C X

Jan. 27-29

Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Eagles In Flight Weekend

Turkey Run State Park. Nature Center. Discover nests, an overnight roost and hunting grounds as we explore the habitats of eagles, hawks, and owls. Meet live raptors. No adm. chg. 765-597-2654; coveredbridges.com X

Jan. 22-Dec. 31

Hamilton County (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Hamilton County Bicentennial

Countywide in Hamilton County. Join the Bicentennial celebrations at the afternoon opening ceremony with Michael Feinstein on Jan. 22 at The Palladium in Carmel. Bicentennial festivities continue throughout the year. 317-674-3150; hamcoturns200.com C

Feb. 10-11

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel Winter Garmes

Ice at Carter Green. Build team spirit through on-ice, non-skating competitive games like human hungry hippo, human curling and an ice trike relay. Cheer on your favorite hometown hero during competitive games between the Carmel Fire Dept. and Carmel Police Dept. Entry fee for teams; free to spectators. 317-571-2474; theiceatcartergreen.com X

Feb. 11, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Feb. 17-19, 22-26 (Closed Mon. and Tue.)

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Ford 68th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show

Indiana State Fairgrounds. Over 750,000 sq. ft. of the outdoors, indoors. Acres of boats, RVs, fishing tackle, travel destinations, ATVs, seminars and entertainment. Exciting new format. Parking and adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com C X

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Feb. 23-26

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

25th Annual Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo

Indiana State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. The Midwest’s Premier Hunting Expo featuring the latest in hunting gear and apparel plus outfitters from across the globe. Learn from the pros at our industry Seminars. Parking and adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com C X

Mar. 2-4

Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show

Monroe Convention Center. Over 200 beautiful quilts on display. Classes available and vendors with sewing and other notions. Quilt-related exhibits at area museums. Food available on site. Adm. chg. ihqs.org C X

2024 Festival Dates: Feb. 29-Mar. 2

Mar. 4-5,

Parke County Maple Fair See Feb. 25 listing

Mar. 10-11

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Jay County Fiber Arts Festival

Jay Community Center. Two-day Fiber Arts Festival for all fiber enthusiasts. Demonstrations, vendors, sheep shearing, classes, lectures and kids’ area. Admission is $1; 12 and under free. 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com C X

Mar. 11, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Feb. 24-25

Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Marsh Madness

Humphreys Park and Goose Pond Visitor Center. Marsh Madness is during bird migration through Southern Indiana. Along with Sandhill Cranes, there are many birds to enjoy. Guided and self-guided birding tours offered, food and craft vendors, educational nature sessions. Adm. chg.

812-890-3673; friendsofgoosepond.org C X

2024 Festival Dates: Feb. 23-24

Feb. 25-26, Mar. 4-5

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County Maple Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Parke County Maple Syrup producers tap the trees that provide sugar water for making maple syrup. Pancake Breakfast served all day, painting, arts and crafts and maple syrup. Tour maple camps. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Feb. 24-25, Mar. 2-3

Mar. 17-19

Ireland (Dubois Co., South Reg.) St. Patrick’s Celebration, Inc.

Ireland. Celebrate with us. Parade, wine tasting, craft fair, 5k walk/run, dodgeball tourney, pageant, kids’ events, Cars & Coffee, Irish Road Rally, food and more. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; stpatsirelandin.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Mar. 15-17

Mar. 18-19

New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Sugar Camp Days

Bendix Woods County Park. Sugar House. Pancake breakfast. Sugarbush tours. Music, horse-drawn wagon rides, ice carving, kids’ activities, artisan demonstrations, Native American lifeways. Adm. fee $8/vehicle. 574-654-3155; sjcparks.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Mar. 16-17

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Apr. 8,

Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Apr. 8

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Spring Wine Walk

Downtown Corydon. Local wineries set up tasting in shops and businesses throughout Historic Downtown Corydon for the annual Wine Walk. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 6

Apr. 14-16

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

The Indiana Hot Luck And Fiery Foods Marketplace

The Thomas Family Winery. A gathering of spicy people with “hot” and “fiery” needs. No adm. chg. 812-273-3755; indianahotluck.us C X

Apr. 22

Flora (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Flower & Garden Show Of Carroll County

Flora Town Park. Think Spring. Annual event featuring flowers, hanging baskets, vegetable plants, perennials, garden art, supplies and more. Door prizes.

No adm. chg. 574-967-3022; floracommunityclub.org

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Apr. 15

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana State Festivals Association

Spring Workshop

Franklin Recreation Center in Beeson Hall. Learn how to make your community’s event even better. Free for ISFA and INAF members. $30 for non-members (includes snacks and lunch). Seminars, presentations, round table and marketing ideas to grow your event attendance and revenues. ISFA Board Meeting to follow. No adm. chg. 765-592-1662; indianafestivals.org C X

Apr. 19-22

Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Welcome To Fairyville

Noblesville Cultural Arts District. Start at Nickel Plate Arts. Fairies have taken over downtown Noblesville and you are invited to join in on the fun and mischief. All ages. No adm. chg. 317-452-3690; nickelplatearts.org C X

Apr. 22

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Wine & Brew Fest

Meredith Plaza. Sample varieties of wine, craft beer and cheese while listening to live music. View antique cars, art and more. Includes wine glass and tastings with $10 adm. chg. Sponsored by Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Daviess County CVB. C X 812-254-5262; discoverdaviess.com

Apr. 22

Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Rock The Block Run

Center Grove High School. 10K (timed), 5K walk/run (timed and/or family-friendly), and a free Kids’ Run. The event includes scenic courses, food, music, vendors, awards. 317-738-3434; rocktheblockrun.org C X

Apr. 22-23

Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.)

Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History

Town Square and Historical Society. Civil War reenactments, mock battles, parade. Demonstrations in old time arts, performing arts, woodcarving, spinning. Working blacksmith shop, hot meals, huge bake sale. No adm. chg. 812-346-8989; jenningscounty.org X 2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 27-28

Apr. 22-23

Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Perry County Dogwood Festival

Several locations around Perry County. St. Pius Church grounds to the Rome Courthouse. Tour beautiful Perry County for Dogwood trees while enjoying food vendors, flea markets, craft booths, quilt shows. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 27-28

Apr. 22-23, Oct. 28-29, Nov. 25

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Corydon Extravaganza

Harrison County Fairgrounds. Celebrate 10 years of Kentuckiana’s best antique, vintage, and handmade shopping. 175+ vendors, music, food, wine. Held three times a year in Historic Corydon. Adm. Chg. 812-267-4101 corydonextravaganza.com C X

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Apr. 22-29

Orleans (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Orleans Dogwood Festival

Historic Congress Square. 54th annual festival showcasing the beautiful Dogwood trees in the Indiana Dogwood Capitol. Enjoy the parade, carnival rides, food, live music and more. No adm. chg. 812-865-9930; orleansdogwoodfestival.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 20-27

Apr. 28-30

Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Viking Fest

Apr. 28

Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Crossroads Acoustic Music Festival

Downtown. Enjoy regional and national artists at multiple venues. Food vendors, wine and beer, artist merch, writers’ workshop and more. Enjoy the hometown of John Mellencamp and listen to the sounds of American Heartland. An hour from Indy, Cincinatti and Louisville. Adm. chg. 812-524-1914; crossroadsacousticfest.com

C X 2024 Festival Date: Apr. 26

Anson Park. Come experience fighting reenactments, expert archery, a Viking village, food, and live music. Adm. $5, Kids two and under free. 317-732-4537 C

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Apr. 28-30

Wakarusa (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival

Historic Downtown Wakarusa. The 54th Annual Wakarusa

Maple Syrup Festival is a family favorite. Free popcorn, parade, magician, animals, jugglers, carnival rides, pedal pull and more. No adm. chg. 574-862-4344; wakarusamaplesyrupfestival.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 26-28

Apr. 28-30

Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Turkey Run Women’s Wellness Retreat

Turkey Run Inn at Turkey Run State Park. Classes ranging from wood carving, candle making, wine tasting and more with or without inn room nights. No adm. chg. 765-590-6020; coveredbridges.com X

Apr. 29

Metamora ( Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Mandolin Gathering

MPA Opry Barn. Full day of workshops offered at the MPA Opry Barn in Indiana’s Canal Town. Instructor-led jams. Food available for purchase all day. Info and online registration on website and Facebook. Adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamorampa.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 27

Apr. 29-30

Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Rendezvous

Bridgeton. 1878 grounds. Living history reenactment (1750-1840). Trading posts, black powder shoots, tomahawk/knife throwing, woods walk, skillet throw, hearth cooking in the Case Cabin. No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com

2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 27-28

Apr. 29

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Garden Gate: Jazz, Wine, & Craft Beer

Market Street Park. Enjoy the sounds of Jazz music while sampling wine and craft beer in the heart of Historic Downtown. Enjoy tasty food. Visit 4th Street, and shop unique specialty and antique stores. Adm. chg. C X 812-683-5699; gardengatefestival.com

2024 Festival Dates: Apr. 27

Apr. 29-30

Mansfield (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival And Car Show

Mansfield Village. Mushroom auctions, mushroom contests and live music both days at the Mansfield Village Bar & Grill. Car show Sat. 812-239-1498; coveredbridges.com X

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May 2-Sep. 27 Tues. and Weds.

May 29, Jul. 3, Sep. 4 Plus 2 Special Weekends

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Flea Market

Shipshewana Flea Market Grounds. Enjoy 700+ open air booths on 40 acres at the midwest’s largest flea market. 8am - 4pm. Parking chg. only. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/flea-market C X

2024 Festival Dates: May -Sep. Tues. and Weds., Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day + 2 special weekends

May 6

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Riley Wrangler’s Arts And Crafts Fair

Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds. Riley Wrangler’s 37th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. Open 9am-5pm. 100 + booths inside 3 buildings. Arts, crafts and food vendors, door prizes all day, live entertainment, free parking. No adm. chg. 317-435-8276; rileywranglers.org

May 6

Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Newburgh Wine Fest

Old Lock & Dam Park. Features Indiana wineries, craft beer garden, restaurants, food trucks, artists and live music all day. Bring your friends and raise a glass. Adm. chg. 812-853-2815; historicnewburgh.org C X

May 3-27

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

500 Festival

Downtown Indianapolis and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indy 500 at 10+ events throughout May. From the nation’s best half marathon to a legendary parade, to a free festival just for kids - there’s something for all. Adm. chg. 317-927-3378; 500 festival.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: May 3-27

May 5

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Chocolate Celebration

Kokomo First Church of the Nazarene. Don’t miss Kokomo’s sweetest event of the year! Enjoy a large variety of delicious and mouth-watering chocolate treats. Come early for best selection. 11am-2pm. No adm. chg. 765-453-7611; samaritancaregivers.org X

May 6

Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Zionsville Brick Street Market

Downtown. One of the best artisan and craft fairs in the Midwest. No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org

May 6-7

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Duck Creek Spring Fling

Metamora Business District. Enjoy spring in Indiana’s Canal Town. Featuring Ducky Hunt, local history, plant sale, live music. Ride the Whitewater Valley Railroad. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamoraindiana.com C X 2024 Dates: May 4-8

May 7, Jun. 4, Jul. 2, Aug. 6, Sep. 3, Oct. 1

Lawrenceburg (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.)

Tri-State Antique Market

May 5-6, Sep. 22-23

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Treasure Hunt

Boone County Fairgrounds. Shop America’s premier running Indy antique advertising and toy show, gas and oil and antique market. Great food on site. Adm. chg. 765-307-7119; boonecountytreasurehunt.com X

Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage market. Held the first Sun. of the month May - Oct., rain or shine. 200 vendors selling on each market day. Adm. chg. 513-702-2680; lawrenceburgantiqueshow.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: 1st Sun. May-Oct.

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May 12-13

Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Frühlingsfest

118 E. 2nd St. Parking Lot. Frühlingsfest, German for "Spring Fest", is a two-day festival with great food, shopping, beer, and a wide genre of live music. See Knights of Columbus Council 1252 on Facebook. No adm. chg. 812-522-2989

C X 2024 Festival Dates: May 10-24

May 12-13

Hope (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.)

Smoke On The Square

Hope Town Square. BBQ competition in pork ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket categories. Pulled pork and brisket available for purchase. Vendors, activities, live entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-546-4499; hopebbqcontest.com

C X

2024 Festival Dates: May. 10-11

May 13, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

May 13

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

‘Savor Lebanon’ Craft Beer, Wine, Spirits And Food Fest Downtown. Featuring craft beer, cider, wine and spirits from 20+ premier breweries, wineries and distilleries throughout Indiana. Also featuring Lebanon and Indianapolis restaurants. Over 21 event. Adm. chg. 765-485-3004; savorlebanon.com

May 13

Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Fred The Goat Public Art Gig

Courthouse Square. Public art festival based on the legend of Fred the Vevay Hill Goat. Artists’ painted goats, poster contest. Goat merchandise, food, music, kids’ activities. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com

C X 2024 Festival Date: May 11

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May 13

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Monarch Car Show

Downtown Square. Monarch rod and custom car show, a classic car event to showcase cars from years’ past. Music, food and good old-time rock and roll. Fun for the whole family. No adm. chg. 812-802-9235; visitwarrick.com C

May 13

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Celebration In The Ville

Downtown Connersville. Music, food, craft vendors, car show, activities for kids. Historic downtown offers shopping and dining, as well as tours of historic sites and the museum. tourconnersville.org X

May 13

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Peru Visual Art Festival

Downtown. Fabulous art-centered activities from 9am-10pm. Experience great art, art classes, competitions, reception and music. No. adm. chg. 765-919-4278; miamicountyartisangallery.com C X

May 17-20

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Tri-State Gas Engine And Tractor Association

41st Swap And Sell Meet

Club Grounds Adjacent to the Jay County Fairgrounds (West Side of Morton St.) Antique engines, tractors and related parts. Food served on grounds including breakast. Adm. chg. 260-726-2031; tristategasenginetractor.com C X

May 19-20

Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Barbeque, Blues And Brews

Downtown Bloomfield. Must-attend event features live musical performances, food trucks, craft vendors, breweries and wineries. BBQ cook-off has great competitors. Sample the award-winning pulled pork for $5. Cruise-in 2pm-4pm. No adm. chg. 812-381-2069 C X 2024 Festival Dates: May. 17-18

May 19-20

Harrodsburg (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Harrodsburg Heritage Days

May 13-14

Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Mayor's Cup Go Kart Grand Prix

Downtown. Sponsored by Anderson Sertoma Club. Competition kart racing in the streets. Bleacher seating, food, autographs. Kids' class to fast shifter karts. Sponsor race. No adm. chg. 765-208-0784

May 13, Jun. 10, Jul. 8, Aug. 12, Sep. 2

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Mosey Down Main Street

Downtown Main St. Live entertainment, food, family friendly, free event introducing the sights, sounds, venues and merchants of downtown Lafayette. No adm. chg. 765-423-2550; moseydownmain.com C X

Community Center, 1002 W. Popcorn Rd. Fish fry, parade, baby contest, food booths, kiddy tractor pull, arts and crafts, free entertainment under outside pavilion. Kids’ games. Fun for all. No adm. chg. harrodsburgheritagefestival.org812-320-3020; C X

May 19-20

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Franklin County Quilt Show

Brookville Government Center. 11th Annual show with community quilts, Hoffman Challenge quilts, bedturning, challenge category, vendors, food, fun, door prizes. Demonstrations throughout the weekend. Adm. chg. 866-647-6555; quiltbatts.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: May 17-18

May 20

Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana Peony Festival

May 13, Oct. 28

Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Heritage Day

Rockport City Park. Take a walk through history when the village comes to life with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, kids’ activities, museum tour, music, food and more. Adm. chg. 812-649-9147; lincolnpioneervillage.com

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Seminary Park, 350 S. 10th Street. Shop over 50 vendors featuring peony art, flowers, plants, classes and contests. Then shop downtown Noblesville for peony-inspired products, food and drinks. No adm. chg. 317-903-9555; indianapeonyfestival.com X

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May 20

Montezuma (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5K

Ceres Solutions at 4338 W. CR 40, North Rockville. Run through the historic Sim Smith and Phillips Covered Bridges. Medals for top three male and female in run/walk. Award for the largest participant group. No adm. chg. 765-592-0829 C X 2024 Festival Date: May 18

May 21

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival

Walb Student Union, PFW. 12-5pm. Japanese music and dance performances, tea ceremony, food, displays, vendors, children’s activities, anime, cosplay, haiku contest. See web for updates. No adm. chg. 260-704-3985; cherryblossomfw.com C X

May 25-Jun. 3

Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.)

48th Banks Of The Wabash Festival

Fairbanks Park. Live music, midway rides, food vendors, crafters and Bingo games. Sun. gospel music. Community band festival May 30. Free parking. No adm. chg. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/departments/parks X

May 20

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Art Of Wine

Carmel Arts & Design District. Features local wines, food vendors, wine-related art, entertainment and special activities. $30 unlimited wine tasting fee for 21 and over. Open to all ages. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com C X

May 26

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Strawberries On The Square

Johnson County Courthouse Lawn. The 18th annual celebration, find fresh strawberries, pound cake, ice cream and whipped for $5. 11am-10pm with local entertainment all day. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com

May 26-28

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Chain Saw Carving Invitational

Historic Downtown. Chainsaw carvers begin carving on Fri., auction of the pieces on Sun. Enjoy Indiana’s Canal Town, watch unique artwork develop. Visit the operating grist mill and the unique covered bridge aqueduct. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; historicmetamora.net C X 2024 Festival Dates: May 24-26

May 20-21

Avon (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Central Indiana Enchanted Fairy Festival

Murphy Aquatic Park. A two-day fantasy festival including a fairy tea party, live unicorns, mermaids, amazing performances, and a world record attempt. Adm. $10-$17. 317-840-6975; centralinfairyfest.org X

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May 26-28, Sep. 29-Oct. 1

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Old Court Days

Courthouse Square. A wide variety of unique handcrafted arts, woodwork, collectibles, crafts, antiques and food booths. 10x10 vendor space $100 each festival. No adm. chg. pilotclubofmadison.com C X

May 26, Jun. 23, Jul. 21, Aug. 25

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Huntingburg Fourth Fridays

Market Street Park. 4th Fridays from May-Aug. Free outdoor summer concerts with food, a cash bar, and activities for the kids. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; visitduboiscounty.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: May 24, Jun. 21, Jul. 19, Aug. 23

May 27

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Round The Fountain Art Fair

Courthouse Square. One of the best one day, outdoor, fine art fairs in the Midwest. Features paintings, sculptures, pottery, photography, prints and jewelry. No adm. chg. roundthefountain.org C X

May 27-28

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Spirit Of Vincennes Rendezvous

French Commons and George Rogers Clark NHP. American Revolutionary War reenactment featuring soldiers, craftsmen, traders and merchants. Live entertainment and demonstrations for all ages. Adm. chg. 800-886-6443; spiritofvincennes.org C X

May 27-29

(Starke Co., North Reg.)

Starke County Freedom Ride

50 mile horseback ride. 3 days of riding, camping, and fellowship. Raising awareness and funds for our local veterans. Guest speaker Sun. night. Major stops in North Judson, Knox, and Hamlet. 765-438-2349 X 2024 Festival Dates: May 25-27

May 29

New Castle (Henry Co., Central Reg.)

Memorial Day Parade

Downtown. Midwest’s largest Memorial Day ceremony and parade. Bring the family and enjoy the parade or make a float entry. Join us in honoring our fallen heroes. No adm. chg. 765-529-5210; nchcchamber.com C X

2024 Festival Date: May 27

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Jun. TBD Jun. 14-18

Huntington (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

Huntington Heritage Days

Downtown. Action-packed festival. Carnival, hot-air balloon launches at HNHS, two car shows, kids’ zone, entertainment, parade, JeFFFest art festival on Sun. evening. No adm. chg. 260-356-5300; huntington-chamber.com C X

Jun. 2

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Kokomo Strawberry Festival

Courthouse Square, Downtown Kokomo. Enjoy delicious homemade shortcakes with strawberries, ice cream and whipped cream, while supplies last. Also find live music, food trucks and the Artsapalooza Art Market. No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X

Jun. 2-4

Rosedale (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Rosedale Strawberry Festival

Main Street and Civic Center. Totally scrumptious family fun. KidZone, crafts, fireworks, pageants, meals, contests, car show, and more. Fresh strawberry shortcakes. No adm. chg. 765-592-0816; historicrosedale.com

Jun. 2-3

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Summer Fest

Downtown. Six-act summer event with live music Fri. and Sat. evening. Offering great food. The event is kid friendly, but will have beverages for the 21+ crowd. No adm. chg. 765-485-3004; lebannon.in.gov/events

Jun.-Sep. Every Saturday

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Miami County Farmers Market

East 5th Street between N. Broadway and Court Streets. Every Sat. starting in Jun. through Sep. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; miamicochamber.com

Jun. 3

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Main Street Rockville Cruise-In

Historic Rockville Courthouse Square. Car show with trophies. Cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, scooters welcome. Registration fee. Street music, food, shopping on the square. Art gallery, theater, candle shop, old-fashioned 5 & 10, eight antique shops, winery, and eateries. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; mainstreet-rockville.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Jun. 1

Jun. 2-3

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

Johnson County Fairgrounds. Family Fun. Wide selection of vendors offering yarns, spinning fibers and handmade goods. Enjoy workshops, demonstrations, competitions, and door prizes. No adm. chg. hoosierhillsfiberfestival.com C

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May 25-Jun. 3

48th Banks Of The Wabash Festival See May 25 listing

Jun. 3-4

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Strawberry Days

Historic Downtown. Your chance to indulge in delicious strawberry shortcake while enjoying live music in Metamora, Indiana’s Canal Town. Visit the specialty shops and buy cornmeal from the operating Grist Mill. Experience the past with a train ride. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamoraindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 1-2

Jun. 4, Jul. 2, Aug. 6, Sep. 3, Oct. 1

Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing

Jun. 8-11

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Cole Porter Festival

Throughout Peru. Great music, interesting tours, fabulous food, events, film, multimedia presentations. Fee for some of the activities. No adm. chg. 765-460-2111; coleporterfestival.org

Jun. 6-10

Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Pendleton Lions Club June Jamboree

Beautiful Historic Falls Park. Over 50 years working with Luehr’s Ideal Rides. No adm. chg. 765-778-2141 C X

Jun. 9

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Taste Of Shelby County

Downtown Public Square. Experience International flavors from around the world. Live music, kids’ activities, chalk art contest, and car show with $500 best in show prize. 6pm-10pm. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com C X

Jun. 9

Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Decatur Sculpture Tour

Downtown. The 12th annual sculpture exhibit unveiling with art-centric activities, food, beer/wine tent and walking tours. Exhibit open until Apr. 2024. No adm. chg. 260-724-3939; decatursculpturetour.com C X

Jun. 9-10

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Tri-State 1st Responders Rodeo

Jun. 8-10

Crothersville (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival

Main and Preston Sts. Indiana’s most patriotic festival. Live entertainment, yummy food, carnival, antique tractor display, parade on Sat., crafts, kids’ contests, 5K run/walk. Great music and fireworks.

Bring your lawn chair to relax or dance in the street. No adm. chg. 812-569-4019; crothersvillerwb.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 6-8

Franklin County Fairgrounds. Family-friendly event dedicated to raising funding for Tri-State first responders. Real sanctioned rodeo with bulls and bareback broncs and some great music entertainment to boot. Adm. chg. 765-647-6522; tri-state1strespondersassociation.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 7-8

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Jun. 9-10

Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival

Island Park. 43rd annual event. Musical entertainment all weekend on the island. Children’s entertainment. Food, art and craft vendors. No adm. chg. 574-295-7275; elkhartindiana.org/parks C X 2024 Dates: Jun. 14-15

Jun. 10

Buffalo (White Co., West Reg.)

Buffalo Community Daze

Buffalo Fire Department, Lightstream Co. 9am-3pm: car and motorcycle show with door prizes and awards. 9am-4pm: yard sales; BBQ, buffalo burgers, wine, craft and flea market, vendors, and more. No adm. chg. 574-595-0745; enjoywhitecounty.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Jun. 8

Jun. 9-11

Plainfield (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Indy Tattoo Expo

Embassy Suites Plainfield. Live tattooing, live entertainment, tattoo competitions, food and beverage available, large variety of vendors. Fun for everyone. Adm. chg. 317-965-2110; indytattooexpo.com X

Jun. 9-11

Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival Lane Place - Corner of Pike and Water Streets. National entertainment acts Fri. and Sat. nights. Car shows, tractor show, children’s activities, arts and crafts, food, tennis and softball tournaments, 4k run. No adm. chg. 765-918-2759; crawfordsvillestrawberryfestival.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 14-16

Jun. 10

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Squeal On The Eel

Riverside Park. BBQ competition, music, putt putt golf, food vendors, kids’ zone, car show, craft/artisan vendors, Dentzel carousel rides. Adm. chg. 574-727-5606; squealontheeel.org X

Jun. 10-11

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 19th Annual Gathering

Tri-State Antique Gas Engine Association Grounds. Celebrate Great Lakes native culture. Native American drums, singers, dancers, vendors, food, pre-1840 camp, free kids’ activities, storytelling. Event opens 10am both days. Dancing: Sat. 1-4:30pm, 6-9 pm; Sun. Noon-4pm. Family event. Bring lawn chairs. Adm. chg. 269-591-0494; ncglnac.org C X

Jun. 9, 16, 23, 30; Jul. 7, 14, 21, 28;

Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25; Sep. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Polo At Hickory Hall Polo Club

Hickory Hall Polo Club. Come and watch the sport of kings and enjoy what polo has to offer. All polo matches benefit charities. See website for calendar of polo matches and entertainment. Adm. chg. 317-223-4281; indypolo.com

Jun. 10,

Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Jun. 10, Jul. 8, Aug. 12, Sep. 2

Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing

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Jun. 10-11

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Red Skelton Festival

Red Skelton Museum. Honoring one of America’s favorite clowns with two days of fun. Fri. evening performance and Sat. festival featuring entertainment, games, clowns and food. No adm. chg. 800-886-6443; redskeltonmuseum.org C X

Jun. 12-17

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Shelby County Fair

Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, live music, great food and vendor booths. Superb midway and special activities every night. See website for up-to-date timing and information. No adm. chg. 317-392-1612; shelbycountyfair.us X

Jun. 15-17

Lagro (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Lagro Good Ole Days

Downtown. Food, fireworks, crafts, face painting, moonwalks, bands, games, car show, parade, monster truck show and rides. No adm. chg. 260-571-6664; lagroindiana.com

Jun. 10-17

Cayuga (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Vermillion County Fair

Vermillion County Fairgrounds - Cayuga Park. Free parking, 4-H fair and exhibits, huge Sat. night demo derby, great fair food and drink, nightly grandstand events, queen pageant, and rides. No adm. chg. 765-492-5330. C X

Jun. 15-17

Edinburgh (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

32nd Annual Johnson County Antique Machinery Show

Johnson County Park. Features Oliver tractors, equipment, garden tractors, gas engines and oil field engines. Fri: Antique tractor pull. Sat am: Consignment auction. Sat eve: Farm tractor pull, kids’ games, vendors, flea market, food, $3 adm. 317-512-0493; jcamach.org C X

Jun. 10-18, Sep. 9-17

Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Friendship Flea Market

SR 62, one mile East of Friendship. 500 vendor spaces selling a wide variety of goods and specialty food. Blacktopped roads, horse drawn trolley rides, live music and campfire on the weekends. Camping available. Parking chg. only. C X 859-341-9188; friendshipfleamarket.com

2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 8-16, Sep. 14-22

Jun. 11-17

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Harrison County Fair

Harrison County Fairgrounds. Now in its 164th year, the Harrison County Fair is Indiana’s oldest continuously running county fair in the state. Enjoy fair classics: food, rides, games and more. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X

Jun. 15-17

Haubstadt (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Haubstadt Sommerfest

Old Haubstadt Gym Grounds. Three days of rides, live music, delicious food and Southern Indiana’s finest Bierstube. Laufenfest 5k Run, Walk and Lil’ Dutch Run on Sat. Not accepting new vendors. No adm. chg. 812-385-0999; haubstadtsommerfest.com C X

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Jun. 16-17

Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Judah Heritage Festival

Johnny Junxions Convenience Store. A variety of live music, market place, food vendors, large cruise-in, kids’ rides and games. Spend the day at our family-friendly event. Parade Sat. 4pm. Best fireworks show in Southern Indiana on Sat. at 10pm. Small parking charge. No adm. chg. 812-583-5249; judahfestival.com C X

Jun. 16-17

Lexington (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Lexington Old Settlers Days

Lexington Park. Oldest festival in Scott County. Food, music, games, vendors and other activities in one of the most serene places in the state. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 14-15

Jun. 16-17

Monticello (White Co., West Reg.)

Spirit Of Monticello Festival

Downtown Courthouse Square. Celebrating the spirit of summer with live music, craft vendors, food stands, crowd contests, talent show, classic car cruise in, 5K run, corn hole, and more. No adm. chg. 317-430-7297; spiritofmonticello.org C X

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Jun. 16-18

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

International Circus Hall Of Fame Calliope Festival

International Circus Hall of Fame. Calliopes, bands, organs and mechanical musical pieces, food and concessions, gift shop items and museum. Adm. chg. 765-472-7553; circushalloffame.com C X

Jun. 16-18

North Judson (Starke Co., North Reg.)

North Judson Mint Festival

Lane St. and North Judson Park. Indiana’s only Mint Festival45th year. Cooking with mint contest, bands, carnival, food, crafts, car show, 5k run/2-mile walk Sat. and parade Sun. No adm. chg. 219-395-6504 C X 2024 Dates: Jun. 14-16

Jun. 17

Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Arts & Culture Fest

Courthouse Square. This annual celebration of creativity and artistic skill coincides with the St. Michael’s Strawberry Festival and includes 50+ artist vendors. No adm. chg. 317-452-3690; nickelplatearts.org C X

Jun. 17

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Juneteenth Celebration

Formal event celebrating unity and diversity. Adm. chg. 765-327-2240; enjoymiamicounty.org C

Jun. 17

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

TASTE Of Tippecanoe

Downtown Riverfront. Support the arts and enjoy live music, local cuisine and more. Adm. chg. 765-423-2787; tasteoftippecanoe.org C X

Jun. 17

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Hog Jog & Pork Pull

Flora Town Park. Annual Flora Lions Club event 10K, 2-mile, “Runt Jog.” Pork pull 6:30pm. IPL, tractors and diesel pulls. Great family fun. Adm. chg. 765-564-6757; hogjog.com X 2024 Festival Date: Jun. 15

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Jun. 17-18

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Leeper Park Art Fair

Downtown. 56th annual juried fine art fair features

100 artists from across the US, in a shady historic park along the St. Joseph River. Local food trucks, music, free shuttle. No adm. chg. 571-435-6217; leeperparkartfair.org C X

Jun. 20-24

Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Spark!Fishers

Fishers Municipal Complex. The festival kicks off with a Tues. night concert and the celebration continues all week, ending with a street fair festival, parade and firework show on Sat. No adm. chg. 317-595-3150; sparkfishers.com C X

Jun. 20-25

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Allen County Fair

Jun. 17-18

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

65th Annual Talbot Street Art Fair

Between 16th and 21st Streets. Indiana’s oldest juried art fair on Talbott Street between 16th and 21st. Historic neighborhood featuring over 240 local and national artists. Food available. No adm. chg. 317-745-6479; talbotstreet.org C X

Jun. 17-24

Richmond (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Wayne County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. 4-H shows, track events, vendors, food, free entertainment, carnival, tractors, car show, special events, fireworks and more. Follow us on Facebook. Adm. chg. 765-489-5559; wayneco4hfair.com X

Jun. 18-24

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Miami County 4-H Fair

Miami County Fairgrounds. Amazing exhibits and projects, delicious food, entertainment, huge tractor show and exciting midway. Fee for Midway. No adm. chg. 765-472-1921; miamicounty4hfair.com

Allen County Fairgrounds. Home to 4-H animal shows, projects, and events, as well as a food court, carnival rides, games, motorsport events, and hot air balloons. Free family-friendly events such as an ice cream social, watermelon eating contest, and touch-a-truck. It’s timeless fun. Adm. chg. 260-449-4444; theallencountyfair.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 18-24

Jun. 21-24

North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

North Webster Mermaid Festival

Lions Club Festival Grounds. 77th Mermaid Festival. Vendors welcome and wanted. Amusements rides, tasty food, free entry, parades, demolition derby, all over four days. Family friendly and fun. No adm. chg. 574-834-4316; nwlionsclub.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 19-23

Jun. 23

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Wine Walk

Downtown Public Square. Taste the unique flavors of local wineries as you stroll around historic downtown and visit local shops. See website for up-to-date timing and information. Adm. chg. 317-398-9552; mainstreetshelbyville.org C X

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Date TBD Jun. 30-Jul. 9

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Marion County Fair

7300 E. Troy Ave., Marion County Fairgrounds. Join us for the 93rd Annual Marion County Fair. Offers many free events, attractions and entertainment options. Midway, 4-H fair events, carnival rides, and live concerts. Adm. price $5. C X 317-353-2444; marioncountyfair.org

Jun. 23-25

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Morgan County Antique

Machinery Association’s Show

Fairgrounds. Antique tractor show, car and truck show, and motorcycle show. Food, large flea market, swap meet and toy show. Auction on Sun. 1pm. No adm. chg. 765-346-0490; mcama.org X

Jun. 23-25

Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

58th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show

Lawrence County Fairgrounds. Gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, jewelry, beads, lapidary equipment, 4-H and science material from all over the world. Fun, interesting, and educational for all ages. Rocks ID’d free. No adm. chg. 812-929-5367; lawrencecountyrockclub.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 22-24

Jun. 23-25

Battle Ground (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering

Tippecanoe Battlefield Park. Three-day acoustic music festival featuring the best in traditional music styles such as bluegrass, old time and string band. Adm. chg. 765-588-1376; indianafiddlersgathering.org C X

Jun. 23, Huntingburg 4th Fridays See May 26 listing

Jun. 23-30

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Hancock County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Carnival, food, antique tractors, music nightly, dairy barn, 4-H exhibits, parade, livestock shows, petting zoo, entertainment, and free parking. No adm. chg. 317-462-1469; yourhancockfairgrounds.com X .

Jun. 23-24

New Palestine (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

New Pal Summer Fest

Main Street. Fri.: Live music, beer and wine garden, and food. Sat.: Live music, car show, food vendors, beer and wine garden, craft and vendor booths, fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-620-1436; newpalmainstreet.com C X

Jun. 23-Jul. 4

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County 4th Of July

Lebanon Memorial Park, 130 E. Ulen Dr. Enjoy a parade, talent show, cornhole tournament, fireworks and more. No adm. chg. 765-482-8860; boone4thofjuly.weebly.com

Jun. 23-24

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Brookville CanoeFest

Brookville. Indiana’s Largest canoe race, best fireworks, beer, vendors, kids’ games. Fun for all ages. No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; brookvillecanoefest.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 28-29

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Jun. 24

Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Greenwood Freedom Festival

Craig Park and Greenwood Amphitheater. Festival Country’s largest event. Kicks off with a parade. Enjoy local vendors, food, beer and wine in Craig Park. The area’s finest live bands and dynamic fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-881-4545; greenwood.in.gov/festival

C X 2024 Festival Date: Jun. 29

Jun. 24-25

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive Fairgrounds. Drive your antique tractor across the county for a unique tour of covered bridges and rural communities. One or two-day drive. Fee includes meals and snacks. 765-562-2616; coveredbridges.com X

Jun. 24

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Brick Street Market

Rockville historic courthouse square. Antiques, boutiques and uniques for your shopping delight. Vendors welcome. Winery, old-fashioned 5 & 10, art gallery, eateries, candle shop, Thirty-Six Saloon, eight antique shops, jewelry, theater and local artisan shop. No adm. chg. 765-366-1487; mainstreet-rockville.com C X

2024 Festival Date: Jun. 22

Jun. 24, Jul. 1, Jul. 4

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke Countians’ Favorite Fireworks

County-wide in Parke County. Celebrate fireworks shows beginning at dusk. No adm. chg. covered bridges.com X June 24: Rockville Lake Park: 765-569-6541

July 1: Raccoon Lake: 765-569-5226

July 4: Rosedale American Legion: 765-498-2660.

Jun. 24-25

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Indian Market & Festival

Eiteljorg Museum. Celebrate Native American cultures through art, music, dance, demonstrations and food at this Indy summer tradition. 17 and under free. Adm. chg. includes museum adm. 317-636-9378; eiteljorg.org C X

2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 22-23

Jun. 24, Jul. 29, Aug. 26

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Blues, Beer, And BBQ

Town of Cumberland. We have award-winning blues musicians along with local breweries and awesome BBQ. Bring lawn chairs, friends and family and join us. No adm. chg. 317-766-0619; town.cumberland.in.us

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 29, Jul. 27, Aug. 31

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Jun. 25

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Wanamaker Old Settlers Day & Car Show

I-74/Post Rd., Exit 96. 36th annual street fair and classic car, motorcycle, truck and tractor show with 100+ booths of art, crafts, antiques, handmade treasures, food, entertainment and more. No adm. chg. 317-617-5351; indyftlions.org C X

Jun. 28-Jul. 1

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet

Jay County Fairgrounds. The largest vintage motor bike show in the USA. Join us to reminisce the Simplex, Mustang, Whizzer and Cushman bikes, and more. Adm. chg. 260-251-8575; vintagemotorbikeclub.org C X

Jun. 29-Jul. 1

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Haynes Apperson Festival

Foster Park, Downtown Kokomo. Annual festival celebrating Kokomo’s automotive history and heritage. Family fun, food vendors, fireworks, parade, car show, concerts, sports festival, rides and more. No adm. chg. 765-854-1234; haynesappersonfestival.org C X

Jun. 30-Jul. 1

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Harrison County Popcorn Festival

Downtown Corydon. The Popcorn Festival celebrates one of Harrison County’s biggest agricultural products and Indiana’s official state snack: popcorn. Food, entertainment, fireworks. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 1-2

Jun. 30-Jul. 1

Waldron (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Waldron Will Freedom Festival

Waldron Jr Sr High. Waldron’s Freedom Festival fireworks display is a world-class show with small town pride. No adm. chg. 317-517-8872 C X

Jun. 30-Jul. 1

Wolcott (White Co., West Reg.)

Wolcott Summer Festival

Wolcott House grounds and park. 54th annual. Fireworks, tractors, car show, kids’ games, vendor market, parade, food vendors. Garden tractor pull, bounce houses, 5k/duathlon, live music, and more. No adm. chg. 260-273-6798; wolcottfestival.wixsite.com C X 2024 Dates: Jul. 5-6

Jun. 30-Jul. 2

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Regatta Governor’s Cup & Roostertail Music Festival

Riverfront. 200 mph racing with the world’s fastest race boats. Unlimited, Grand Prix, and Pro Lite hydroplanes, Roostertail Music Festival. Regatta parade on Fri. evening. Free fireworks on Sat. Free events week prior. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; madisonregatta.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 5-8

Jun. 30-Jul. 2

Liberty (Union Co., East Reg.)

Liberty 4th Of July Celebration

Courthouse Square and Citywide. Over 50 years of family fun. Enjoy arts and craft vendors, live entertainment, food booths, contests and a parade. No adm. chg. 765-458-5976; ucdc.us C X

Jun. 30-Jul. 4

Warren (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

56th Annual Salamonie Summer Festival

Local parks, Knight Bergman Center. Free concerts, parade, fireworks, antique tractors and engines, games, contests and sporting events, kids’ activities, food alley and fun. No adm. chg. 800-356-4440; warrenindiana.us C X

Jun. 30-Jul. 8

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Live music, daily entertainment, carnival rides, commercial and craft vendors. 4-H exhibits and shows, antique tractors and more. $5 adm. chg. 574-291-4870; 4hfair.com C X

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Jun. 28-Jul. 1

Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet See Jun. 28 listing

Jun. 29-Jul. 1

Haynes Apperson Festival See Jun. 29 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 1

Harrison County Popcorn Festival See Jun. 30 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 1

Wolcott Summer Festival See Jun. 30 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 2

Madison Regatta...Music Festival See Jun. 30 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 2

Liberty 4th Of July Celebration See Jun. 30 listing

Jun. 23-Jul. 4

Boone County 4th Of July See Jun. 23 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 4

Salamonie Summer Festival See Jun. 30 listing

Jun. 30-Jul. 8

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair See Jun. 30 listing

May-Sep. 27 Tues. and Weds., Jul. 4, Sep. 4

Shipshewana Flea Market See May 2 listing

Jul. 1

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Canal Days Festival

Wabash and Erie Canal Park. Celebrate the 1850s canal era. Canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food and music. Fees for some venues. 765-564-2870; wabashanderiecanal.org C X 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 6

Jul. 1-4

Shoals (Martin Co., South Central Reg.)

Shoals Catfish Festival

Main Street, Ball Park, Old Courthouse Museum. This celebration features a variety of flea market booths, fishing contest from Hwy. 50 bridge. Separate largest catfish fishing contest, running and walking. No adm. chg. 812-631-3271; visitmartincounty.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 1-4

Jul. 1-4

Cicero (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Lights Over Morse Lake Festival

Community Park, Morse Lake and various locations. Fireworks, parade, carnival, golf cart poker run, craft and food vendors, live music, classic car cruise in, music, Bingo, 3-on-3 basketball, golf cart scavanger hunt. No adm. chg. 317-446-1352; lightsovermorselake.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 1-4

Jul. 1-4

Cedar Lake (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Cedar Lake Summerfest

Town Complex. Annual July 4th festival along Cedar Lake. Cardboard boat race, talent show, senior games, classic car show, fireworks, food, carnival, parade and entertainment. No adm. chg. 219-776-6197; cedarlakesummerfest.com

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Jul. 1, 4, Parke Countians’...Fireworks See Jun. 24 listing

Jul. 2, Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing

Jul. 1

Knox (Starke Co., North Reg.)

City Of Knox 2023 Family Fun Day

And Fireworks Show

Wythogan Park. 4th of July parade at 1pm, gates open 2pm. Music, food, beer garden, pony rides, magic show, face painting, kids’ games and bounce houses, cornhole tournament, duck race, burn-out contest, pro wrestling. Fireworks at 9:30 pm. No adm. chg. Tram service available. 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 6 574-772-4553; cityofknox.net C X

Jul. 3

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Franklin Firecracker Festival

DriveHubler.com Amphitheater at Youngs Creek Park. Franklin Community Band, beer garden, food vendors, free outdoor concert, and fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 3-4

Jul. 3-4

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

CarmelFest

Carmel Civic Square and Carter Green. CarmelFest has something for everyone with a patriotic parade, spectacular fireworks, fantastic entertainment, festival food and marketplace shopping. Join us. No adm. chg. carmelfest.net

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 3-4

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Jul. 3-4

New Pekin (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Pekin 4th Of July Celebration

Pekin Park. Oldest consecutive annual 4th of July celebration in the nation, celebrating 193 years. Visit website for scheduled events and times. No adm. chg. 812-404-6248; pekinfourthofjuly.com C X

Jul. 3-8

Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Linton Freedom Festival

Humphreys Park, City Park. Host to Indiana’s largest Independence Day parade on Jul. 4 at 10am. The week long festivities include great fish and breaded tenderloin sandwiches, fabulous local entertainment nightly, carnival, and Jul. 4 fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-847-4846; lintonfreedomfestival.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 1-6

Jul. 4 Jul. 3-4

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

July 4th Celebration

Riverside Park. Join Logansport’s Independence Day celebration for this great family tradition. Food all day, live music at 6pm. Fireworks at 10pm. No adm. chg. 574-753-6969; logansportparks.com X

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Jul. 4

Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

TPA Park July 4th Festival

Frankfort TPA Park. Celebrate Independence Day. Enjoy great live entertainment and amazing fireworks at dusk. Join us for a full day of food and craft vendors, car show and more. No adm. chg. 765-659-3422; frankfort-in.gov C X 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 4

Jul. 6-9

Saint John (Lake Co., North Reg.)

St. John Festival

US Hwy. 41 and 93rd Ave. It’s all about food, family and fun. This event has become a community tradition that has something for everyone. Carnival rides and games for the kids. Food, gambling, beer and wine, Bingo and live entertainment for the adults. See what the fest is all about. No adm. chg. 219-200-4076; stjohnfest.org C X

Jul. 6-9

Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

National Powwow XVIII

4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex. Enjoy four days of Native American singing, dancing, crafts, tipi encampment, seminars and traders/vendors. Great for families and all ages. Adm. chg. 919-900-0483; nationalpowwow.com C X

Jul. 7-8

Lapel (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Lapel Village Fair

Main St. Town-wide rummages Fri. and Sat. Craft booths, food booths, and live music on both Fri. and Sat. Parade and car show on Sat. No adm. chg. 765-617-1498; lapelvillagefair.com C X

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Jul. 7, 14, 21, 28

Polo At Hickory Hall Polo Club See Jun. 9 listing

Jul. 7-9

Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.)

39th Annual Vintage Tractor And Farm Festival

Lake County Fairgrounds. Family-friendly antique farm show with demos, kids’ activities, antique equipment, artisan and flea market, model railroad, blacksmith, sawmill, food and homemade pies. Adm. chg. 219-779-5965; slcahs.org C

Jul. 8

West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Wabash Riverfest

Tapawingo Park, John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge and Riverside Promenade. Free on-water and on-land activities for all ages including canoe races, food trucks, music, conservation displays. No adm. chg. 765-420-8505; wabashriverfest.com

Jul. 7-14

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Great rural county fair. Parke County’s largest parade on Thur. at 6:30 pm. No adm. chg. 765-569-3176; parkecountyfairgrounds.com C X

Jul. 8

Fortville (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Summerfest

Fortville Park. Enjoy bands all day, vendors, food and drink trucks, a kids’ zone with inflatables and face painting and one of the best fireworks displays at dusk. Visit us on Facebook or call. No adm. chg. 317-753-3637; townoffortville.com

Jul. 8-9

Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Angola Balloons Aloft

Jul. 7-15

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Morgan County Fair

Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, arts and crafts, demolition derby, free entertainment, tractor pull, live music, fair food, carnival rides, livestock, merchant vendors. $5 parking. Adm. chg. 765-342-9905; morgancountyindianafair.org

Angola High School. Indiana’s premier hot air balloon competition has 30+ balloons plus night illuminations, car show, food and retail vendors, musical entertainment and more. No adm. chg. 260-665-5386; angolaballoonsaloft.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 12-13

Jul. 8-14

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Cass County 4-H Fair

Jul. 7-15

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Three Rivers Festival

Headwaters Park. Experience Northeast Indiana’s favorite tradition, the Three Rivers Festival. Savor the decadence, watch the parade, enjoy various entertainment acts, the thrilling Midway, and engaging events. Create great memories at the Three Rivers Festival. No adm. chg. 260-426-5556; threeriversfestival.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 12-20

Jul. 8, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Logansport. Queen contest, 4-H livestock shows, rodeo, tractor pull, Jessop Amusements, merchant building vendors, numerous food vendors, live entertainment, and more. No adm. chg. 574-753-2024 X

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Jul. 8-15

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Ice Festival And Chili Cook-Off

Downtown Shipshewana. Come watch ice carvers create frozen masterpieces as well as compete against one another. After you are done with the cold, head inside for the Chili Cook-Off. No adm. chg. 260-768-7589; shipshewana.org X

Jul. 8-15

LaPorte (La Porte Co., North Reg.)

LaPorte County Fair

Fairgrounds. Oldest fair in Indiana. Many exhibits, nightly grand stand acts, free entertainment, Pioneerland and more. Visit website for full schedule of events. Adm. chg. 219-362-2647; laportecountyfair.org C X:

Jul. 8-15

LaGrange (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

LaGrange County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Our 69th annual, family-friendly fair includes a variety of grandstand events, free events, free activities for kids, and 4-H competitions. Adm. chg. 260-463-2862; lagrangecounty4hfair.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 7-13

Jul. 8, Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing

Jul. 9-15

Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Gibson County Fair

Fairgrounds. Have a blast at the Gibson County Fair. Carnival rides and games, food, truck and tractor pulls, motocross racing, 4-H exhibits, awesome concerts, and a rodeo. Adm. chg. 812-385-3445; gibsoncountyfair.com C X

Jul. 10-15

Greentown (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Howard County Fair

Howard County Fairgrounds. One of the largest county fairs in Indiana. 4-H exhibits and shows, live music, food, live daily entertainment, pioneer village, rides, vendors and family fun. No adm. chg. 765-628-3247; howardcofair.com C X

Jul. 10-15

Kentland (Newton Co., North Reg.)

Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair

Fairgrounds. The biggest little fair in Indiana. Amusement rides, food vendors, demolition derby, IPA truck and tractor pull, 4-H and live entertainment. No adm. chg. 219-474-5745; newtoncountyfair.weebly.com C X 2024 Dates: Jul. 8-13

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Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Kosciusko County Community Fair, Inc.

In the Heart of Warsaw on Beautiful Winona Lake. Join our community fair for exciting grandstand events, outstanding 4-H exhibits, wonderful fair food and thrilling midway rides. Adm. chg. 574-269-1823; kcfair.com C X

Jul. 12-16

Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Festival Of The Lakes

Wolf Lake Pavilion. Annual free festival including nationally-known live musical entertainment, huge carnival, food vendors, 5k walk/run, polka party, hot rod and custom bike show, fishing derby, senior day, golf scramble and special persons day. Parking $30. No adm. chg. 219-853-6378; festivalofthelakes.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 10-14

Jul 13-15

Saint Joe (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

Famous St. Joe Pickle Festival

Riverdale School. The event of the year for a tiny riverside community that awaits this big DILL celebration of the world famous Sechler’s Pickles each summer. Fish fry, fun, live music, food, contests, fireworks, free tours of Sechler’s Pickle Factory. No adm. chg. 260-337-5461; stjoepicklefestival.org C X

Jul. 13-15

Bristol (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Bristol Homecoming Festival

Congdon Park. Since 1883, 3-day festival. Family-fun events, free kids’ area, queen pageant, entertainment, rides, food; Sat. parade and fireworks at dusk. No Pets. No Alcohol. No adm. chg. 574-848-5725; indianafestivals.org C X

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Jul. 13-16

Winamac (Pulaski Co., North Reg.)

46th Northern Indiana Power From The Past

Antique Power Show And Flea Market

Pulaski County Fairgrounds. Family-oriented event featuring antique farm equipment, horse pull, children’s games, large flea market, shaded grounds and many demonstrations. Adm. chg. 574-242-9164; winamacpowershow.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 18-21

Jul. 14-15

Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Oldenburg Freudenfest

Town Hall. “The Biggest Little German Festival in Indiana.” German music, beer garden, kids’ games, chicken and German dinners. Enjoy games such as Flying Chicken, Stein Holding, Beer Slide, and Spires Toss. Watch German dancers and join in...just good family fun. No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; freudenfest.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 19-20

Jul. 14-20

Columbia City (Whitley Co., East Reg.)

Whitley County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. 4-H projects, livestock shows, nightly grandstand entertainment, delicious fair good and famous 4-H ice cream. Free parking. No adm. chg. 260-244-7615; whitleycounty4h.com

Jul. 14-Aug. 28

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival

Notre Dame campus and Michiana. The venerable Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival features a professional production, plus free touring productions and special events throughout the summer. Adm. chg. 574-631-3777; shakespeare.nd.edu

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 12-Aug. 26

Jul. 15

Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Ken Maynard Cowboy Day

Courthouse Square. Hollywood’s first singing cowboy and trick rider. Wild west performers and reenactors, Ken Maynard movies, outdoor saloon, food trucks, honky tonk and country music. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com

C X 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 13

Jul. 15-21

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County 4-H Fair

Boone County Fairgrounds. Fun for the whole family is happening at the Boone County 4-H Fair. Experience familyfriendly events, fair food and more. Parking chg. only. 765-482-0750; extension.purdue.edu/county/boone C X

Jul. 15-22

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Franklin County 4H Fair

Franklin County Fairgrounds. Fair with over 500 youth participants from livestock to exhibiting projects. Carnival rides and grand stand events. Vendors and more. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 13-20

Jul. 15-22

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Circus City Festival

Downtown. Circus City Festival in Peru, Indiana, celebrates its 63rd year. All youth circus performances, rides, food, booths, parade, and more. Adm. chg. 765-472-3918; perucircus.com C X

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Jul. 16-22

Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Hendricks County 4-H Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Sports fan, animal lover or just a kid at heart? The Hendricks County Fair has you covered. A great place where affordable family fun meets tradition. Drew Exposition. State fair experience at county fair prices. Free parking. Discounts on adm. 317-718-6153; 4hcomplex.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 15-21

Jul. 21, Huntingburg Fourth Fridays See May 26 listing.

Jul. 21-29

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair

Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. All phases of agriculture, 4-H exhibits, livestock shows, a wide variety of youth activities and special events, carnival rides, games, and mouth-watering fair food. No adm. chg. 765-430-4188; tippe4hfair.org C X

Jul. 21-29

Goshen (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. One of the greatest 4-H county fairs in the nation. 9 days of fun at the end of July. Multi-night concert series, famous food row, carnival rides, rodeo, demolition derby, PPL tractor pulls and more. Adm. chg. 574-533-3247; 4hfair.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 19-27

Jul. 16-22

Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Madison County 4-H Fair

Beulah Park. Free entertainment nightly. 4-H exhibits, animals, great food, carnival rides, senior day. Live wood carver and auction of carvings, parade, youth boxing league Sat., car show. Third full week (Sun.-Sat.) of July. Parking $5. No adm. chg. 765-620-8711; madisoncounty4hfair.org C X

Jul. 22

Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Summertime Street Fest

Jul. 16-22

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Johnson County 4-H & Agricultural Fair

Fairgrounds. Parade, competitive livestock shows, 4-H exhibits, rides, food vendors, commercial exhibits, fireworks, grandstand events and more. Come join the fun. Parking fee $5. 317-736-3247; jocofairin.com C X 2024 Dates: Jul. 21-27

Jul. 20-22

Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Quilters Hall Of Fame Celebration 2023

926 S Washington St. Quilt exhibits, vendor mall, workshops, lectures, live and silent auctions, and the induction of our newest honoree, Elly Sienkiewicz. Adm. chg. 765-664-9333; quiltershalloffame.net C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 18-20

Downtown Bloomfield. The Summertime Street Fest is full of activities for all ages. This is a festival you won’t want to miss. Bring the crew and enjoy a day of family fun, live music, local craft vendors and great food and drinks. No adm. chg. 812-381-2069 X 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 20

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Jul. 22

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Downtown Blues And Jazz Festival

Main St. Downtown Lafayette. Live music, dancing, food, beer and wine. Adm. chg. 765-423-2550; fodlafayette.com C X

Jul. 22-29 Jul. 15-22

Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Jasper County Fair

Fairgrounds on Hwy. 114 E., just off I-65. 4-H and Open Class exhibits, nightly entertainment, pioneer village, antique tractor parade. Midway rides, food vendors. Action demonstrations. No adm. chg. 219-866-7263; jaspercountyfair.weebly.com X

July 22, Aug 26. Sept 23

New Palestine (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Music On Depot: New Pal Summer Concert Series

11 E. Main St. Live music the 4th Saturday in, Jul., Aug. and Sep. 6pm-9pm. Food, beer and wine garden. Great family night out, bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. No adm. chg. 317-620-1436; newpalmainstreet.com C X

Jul. 23-29

Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Jackson County Fair

County Fairgrounds. One of the states’s greatest fairs. Enjoy fun-filled days for everyone in scenic Brownstown, an hour from Indy and Louisville. Features 4-H exhibits, agriculture, food, rides, racing, shows, music and more. No parking chg. No. adm. chg. 812-524-1914; jacksoncountyfair.org C X

2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 21-27

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Jul. 27-29

Berne (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Berne Swiss Days

Downtown Berne. Swiss experience. Food, crafts, competitions, friendly rides, quilt show, horse pull, musical concert, Polka music, and parade. No adm. chg. 260-589-8080 C X

Jul. 28-30

Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Indiana Black Expo, Anderson Chapter Summer Festival

Jackson Park, 2200 Raible Ave. This is a multi-cultural event that showcases live music, food and merchant vendors, parade, youth and adult basketball, health and resource fair, and more. No adm. chg. 765-621-4841 C

Jul. 28-30, Oct. 13-15

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Antique Steam & Gas Engine Tractor Show

2144 New Harmony Rd. Take a step back in time...sawmill cutting log, wheat threshing, sorghum making, horse and tractor plowing, corn picking and shelling, flea market, food booths. Adm. chg. 812-453-4520; visitwarrick.com C X

Jul. 28-29

Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Frankfort Hot Dog Festival

Downtown Square. Indiana’s largest two-day hot dog festival. World famous Shoup dogs, hot dog eating contest, 5K Bun Run and walk, street vaulting, Dock Dogs diving, doxie racing, 150+ arts and crafts, family fun zone, live entertainment with beer and wine garden, classic car show. No adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankforthotdogfestival.net

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Jul. 28-Aug. 20 (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays)

Indianapolis (Central Reg.)

Indiana State Fair

Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center. The Indiana State Fair is the greatest showcase of education, agriculture and entertainment. Adm. chg. 317-927-7500; indianastatefair.com C X

Jul. 28-30

New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

New Carlisle Hometown Days

Memorial Park. Three fun-filled days of family entertainment, vendors, food, parade, fireworks, and the nations largest ever popular wiffle ball tournament. No adm. chg. 574-400-3338; hometowndays.net C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jul. 26-30

Jul. 28-30

Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Pierogi Fest ®

119th St., Downtown. Pierogi Fest ® is presented annually by the W/R Chamber of Commerce in Whiting. Enjoy a weekend full of food vendors, a wacky parade, characters and entertainment celebrating European culture. No adm. chg. 219-659-0292; pierogifest.net C X

Jul. 29

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Brews On The Boulevard

Midtown Carmel. Festival with local breweries and wineries, food, live entertainment and more. $30 unlimited beer sampling for ages 21 an over. Open to all ages. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelbrewsandbarrels.com X

Jul. 29

North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

13th Annual Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair

Downtown SR 13, fairgrounds, town park. Extra cruises Dixie sternwheeler, 5K, arts/crafts fair, open air market, antiques, food court. Car, truck, bike and tractor show; area boat dealer show. No adm. chg. 574-834-7076; northwebster.com

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Jul. 29

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival

Downtown, Courthouse Plaza. Over 50 artists and food vendors. Offering live entertainment. Fundraiser event for MHP (Mental Health Partners). No adm. chg. 317-462-2877; mentalhealthpartnershc.com C X

Jul. 29

Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Lake James Antique & Classic Boat Show

Lake James Four Corners. The event at the Lake James/ Jimmerson Lake bridge features 60 classic boats in the water as well as a variety of classic cars, antique motors and vintage campers. No adm. chg. 260-249-7464 X

Jul. 29 (Tentative)

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Brews On Buckeye

Buckeye Street, Downtown Depot District. Indiana craft beer and spirits festival. Enjoy food trucks, live music and samples from a large variety of Indiana breweries and distilleries. Rain or shine event. Adm. chg. 765-513-1165 C X

Jul. 29

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Artie Fest

Downtown Martinsville. Family friendly. Music. Artie Fest 5K Run/Walk. Artie Fest Classic Car Show. Artie Fest Touch-a-Truck. Artie Fest Chalk Art Contest. Artie Fest Cornhole Tournament. Kids' activities, and more. 812-340-2162; artiefest.org. C X 2024 Festival Date: Jul. 27

Jul. 29, Blues, Beer, And BBQ See Jun. 24 listing Jul. 29-30

Darlington (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

The Darlington Festival

301 School St. - Darlington Park. Small-town fun with a big festival. The Darlington Festival has over 40 pop-up vendors, a kids’ zone, several food trucks, a car show, entertainment and fireworks.. No adm. chg. 765-794-4496; darlingtonindiana.com C X

Jul. 29-Aug. 5

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Fayette County Free Fair

2690 N. Park Rd. Spend a day or more at Indiana’s oldest free fair. Rides, 4-H activities, food, music, vendors. Camping available. Nearby aquatic center. 765-825-1894 X

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Jul. 14-Aug. 28

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival See Jul. 14 listing

Jul. 28-Aug. 20 (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays)

Indiana State Fair See Jul. 28 listing

Jul. 29 - Aug. 5

Fayette County Free Fair See Jul. 29 listing

May-Sep. 27 Tues. and Weds., Sep. 4

Shipshewana Flea Market See May 2 listing

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Owensville (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Owensville Watermelon Festival

Library Square. Hometown parade, delicious food, games free daily entertainment, ATV run, carnival rides, craft vendors and 5K run, finished off with a watermelon eating contest. No adm. chg. 812-724-2506; gibsoncountyin.org C X

Aug. 3-5

Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Old Settlers Festival

Odon City Park. One of the oldest continuous celebrations in Indiana. Big parade, food, carnival rides, Bingo, nightly entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-636-8218; odonoldsettlers.com C X

Aug. 3-5

Van Buren (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Van Buren Popcorn Festival

Across from the Van Buren Library. Parade, car show, 5K run, free entertainment, food booths, and Lions Club tenderloin booth. No adm. chg. 765-251-0513; popcornfestivalofvanburen.org C 2024 Dates: Aug. 1-3

Aug. 3-6

Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Jasper Strassenfest

Downtown and Citywide. Family-oriented, German-themed street festival with German music. Lots of great entertainment for all on three stages. Food, dancing, rides, games, beer and wine garden, run/walk, and many other events. Hot air balloon launch, tractor and car show, arts and crafts booths. Sunday parade. No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperstrassenfest.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 1-4

Aug. 3-5

Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.)

Volksfest 2023

Featuring authentic German food, live music, beverages, and fun for the whole family. Volksfest is the celebration of community and friendship. 812-477-1366; evvgermanclub.com/volksfest C X

Aug. 4,11,18,25, Polo At Hickory Hall See Jun. 9 listing

Aug. 4-5

Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Jackson County Watermelon Festival

The Square. Find concert, event, and vendor details online. No adm. chg. 812-358-9986; jcwatermelonfesitval.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 2-3

Aug. 5

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Grissom Air Museum Warbird Cruise-In

Grissom Air Museum. Huge car show, food, vendors. Museum open. Adm. chg. 765-689-8011; grissomairmuseum.com X

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Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Zionsville Street Dance

Downtown. Starts at 6pm. The biggest single day party in Zionsville. Music, local food and beverages, shop the town. Adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org

Aug. 10-12

Dana (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Dana Ernie Pyle Fireman’s Festival

Downtown and Ernie Pyle WW II Museum.

Grand cake walks, car show, cruise In, motorcycle rally, Jonah fish fry, queen contest, chicken and noodle dinners, pet parade. Sat. 3pm parade, battle of the bands. No adm. chg. 765-230-7546 C X

Aug. 10-12

Denver (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Aug. 5

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Antique Market

Shipshewana Trading Place Event Pavilion. Sat. antique and vintage market with 50+ vendors selling in the Shipshewana Event Pavilion and grassy areas surrounding the grounds in Indian’s Amish country. Enjoy food and prizes while shopping antiques and vintage vendors with one-of-a-kind treasures. Adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com

C X 2024 Festival Date: Aug. 3

Aug. 5

Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Angola Art Festival

Downtown. Downtown Angola is filled with more than 40 artists and vendors as well as live music, kids’ activities and sidewalk sales. No adm. chg. 260-668-2643 X 2024 Festival Date: Aug. 3

Aug. 6, Sep. 3, Oct. 1

Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing

Aug. 9-12

Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Schweizer Fest

600 Block of Main Street, Tell City, IN. Amusement rides, games, food, beer garden, wine tasting, exhibit market, live entertainment nightly, talent show, queen pageant, road run. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 7-10

Aug. 10-12

Oakland City (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival

Wirth Park. Celebrate corn with us. Something for everyone. A parade, music, rides, food vendors, fried chicken and pork chop dinners. Top it off with a corn-eating contest. No adm. chg. 812-677-0728; gibsoncountyin.org X

Denver Days Festival

Sesquicentennial Celebration

Hometown parade, delicious food, car show, great entertainment, other activities. No adm. chg. 765-985-2284; enjoymiamicounty.org

Aug. 10-12

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

168th Annual Old Settlers Festival

Downtown Delphi Square. Enjoy carnival rides, games, food and more. Live music and entertainment nightly. 168th Annual Old Settlers meeting Sat. No adm. chg. carrollcountyindiana.com C X 2024 Dates: Aug. 8-10

Aug. 10-13

Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.)

MidAmerica Threshing & Antique, Inc.

4-H Fairgrounds. Demonstrations of threshing, shelling, saw mill, plowing and bailing. Featuring Ford and Bolens 75th anniversary antique farm equipment. Events: Thur: draft horse/pony pull. Fri: muscle tractor pull. Sat: antique tractor pull. $15 hook up fee. See Facebook or call. No adm. chg. C X 317-966-2539; indianafestivals.org

Aug. 11

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Chocolate Walk

Downtown Greenfield. Visit various businesses and stops in downtown Greenfield to get samples of chocolate. Event benefits the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Adm. chg. 317-477-4188; greenfieldcc.org X

2024 Festival Date: Aug. 9

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Aug. 11

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Hops And Vines

Amphitheater. Local wineries and breweries featuring their best pours. Live music, food vendors, and local drinks from 5pm-10pm. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com

Aug. 11-12

Goodland (Newton Co., North Reg.)

Goodstock Operation

Restoring Hope Music Festival

Goodland. Annual benefit includes all day music, benefit ride, beer garden, and food vendors. Adm. chg. 219-208-0659; goodstockmusicfestival.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 9-10

Aug. 12

DeMotte (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Touch Of Dutch Festival & Parade

Spencer Park. Parade, 5k walk/run and festival. Food booths, craft booths, kids’ activities, car show, beer garden and free live entertainment. There’s something for everyone. No adm. chg. C 219-987-5800; demottechamber.org/touch-of-dutch

Aug. 12

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

The Taste

Downtown. Annual street festival with food and drink, beer and entertainment. Family fun. Benefits downtown revitilazation. Minimal adm. chg. 574-722-9345; loganslanding.com X

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Aug. 12

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Battle Of The BBQ

Lebanon Memorial Park, 130 E. Ulen Dr. Come see teams battle it out to be awarded Boone County’s best BBQ. There will also be live music and silent auction. $10 adm. chg. 765-484-8572 C

Aug. 16-20

Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Greensburg Power Of The Past

Fairgrounds. Annual machinery display/demos. Featuring International. Flea markets, food, kids’ games, toy show, parade, and more. Featuring new demonstrations. $5 adm. chg. 812-662-4723; greensburgpowerofthepast.com C X

Aug. 17-20

Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Winding Creek Music Festival

9912 West 100 South, Russiaville. Enjoy America’s best bluegrass and folk bands. Music workshops, vendor booths and free camping. Bring lawn chairs. Wooded setting. Visit website for bands and schedule. Adm. chg. 765-513-8848; windingcreekbluegrass.com C X

Aug. 12

Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Brew Fest

Whitestown Municipal Complex. Features 20+ breweries, wineries, distilleries and hundreds of craft beer releases... making it one of the largest and most unique craft beer festivals. Homebrew Competition. Over 21 years of age event. Adm. chg. 317-732-4537

Aug. 12-13

Redkey (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Redkey Gas Boom Days

Downtown. Featuring the history of Redkey. Antiques, vendors, live bands, cake walk, corn hole tournament, games, 5K, car show, parade, shops and more. We continue to grow. No adm. chg. 260-729-7040 C X

Aug. 12, Sep. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 19

Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Aug. 12, Sep. 2

Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing

Aug. 18-19

Newberry (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Newberry Festival

Newberry Park. A day of great family fun including live entertainment, food and craft vendors, contests, pedal tractor pull, corn hole tournament and parade. No adm. chg. 812-699-2516; visitgc.com C X 2024 Dates: Aug. 16-17

Aug. 18-19

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues

Riverfront. A fun festival for the whole family featuring nationally known headliners. KCBS sanctioned, amateur, and kids’ BBQ competitions. Food vendors, concrete pigs corral, 5K walk/run, kids’ supervised play area, and rib eating contest. Don’t miss this festival. Adm. chg. C X 800-559-2956; madisonribberfest.com

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Aug. 18-20

Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Elwood Glass Festival

Callaway Park. Arts, crafts, food, entertainment, glass factory tours, carnival, car show, contests, parade and more. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwoodchamber-in.org X

Aug. 19

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

OUTfest

Downtown. Enjoy live entertainment, great food and beverages, drag show, vendors and family activities. Adm. chg. 765-423-7579; pridelafayette.org C X

Aug. 19

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Augtoberfest

Courthouse Square. Bavarian themed Beer Fest in August. Bavarian beer, live polka music, German food. Fun games, prizes. This is a 21 and over event. 5pm-10pm. Adm. chg. 317-437-3484; heartoflebanon.org/events/augtoberfest C X

Aug. 19

Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

WAMMfest By Sertoma Club Of Greenwood

Craig Park. Indiana wineries and craft breweries, live music throughout the day, food and juried art fair featuring over 60 artists. Adm. chg. 317-426-9266; wammfest.com C X

Aug. 19-20

Hamlet, (Starke Co., North Reg.)

Yellowstone Trail Fest

Starke County Fairgrounds. 2023 Theme: Bootlegging on the Yellowstone Trail. Come for some period co-play fun. Enjoy our huge car show/swap, 5K, bike tour, Skillet-Hammer Toss and antique tractor pull on Sat. Parade on Sun. All weekend free youth activities, lazer tag and remote control racing. No adm. chg. C X 574-806-0500; yellowstonetrailfest.com

Aug. 19

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Art Beat

Downtown. Day long showcase of over 500 visual, performing and culinary artists from South Bend and surrounding areas. No adm. chg. 574-282-1110; artbeatsouthbend.org C X 2024 Festival Date: Aug. 17

Aug. 19-20

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

41st Annual Traditional Pow Wow

And Indian Market

Fairgrounds. Featuring traditional Native American dancing and singing, Red Road specials, native crafts and food vendors. Visit the Tepee Village and learn about birds of prey. Adm. chg. 765-453-9025; americanindiancounci.wixsite.com

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Aug. 20-21

Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally

Grant County Fairgrounds, 1403 E. SR 18. Bike shows, motorcycle race, motorcycle rodeo, burn-out competition, field events, historical exhibitions, amazing live local and regional bands, fun contests and swap meet. Adm. chg. 765-231-6898; hogdaze.com C X

Aug. 23-26

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Tri-State Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show Fairgrounds. 58th Annual. World’s largest show of its kind. Over 3,000 engines and tractors. Antique and craft dealers, entertainment. Sawmill and threshing daily. Adm. chg. 260-726-2031; tristategasenginetractor.com X

Aug. 25-26

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Indy GreekFest 2023

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Journey abroad as you enjoy authentic Greek foods, pastries, wines and local craft beers. Listen and dance to Greek music, and tour the Cathedral. No adm. chg. 317-733-3033; indygreekfest.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 23-24

Aug. 25-26

Sulphur Springs (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Sulphur Springs Community Days & Mud Bog

Downtown. Two day event. Car show, vendors, musical entertainment, Bingo. Main event Mud Bog on Sat. night with $5 adm. chg. Trucks and ATVs eligible. Rules to enter on Facebook. Adm. chg. 765-524-4669 C X

Aug. 25-26

Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Greencastle Music Fest

Downtown Square. Largest two day event with live music, food, beverage, kids’ games, cornhole. No adm. chg. 765-721-0137; greencastlemusicfest.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 23-24

Aug. 25-26

Rossville (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Summer’s End Festival

Aug. 24-27

Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Swiss Wine Festival

Riverfront Park. Riverfront Park. Large wine tasting pavilion featuring 100+ varieties of Indiana wines. beer and craft beer garden. Grape stomp. Fireworks. Three stages of entertainment. Adm. chg. C X 812-427-9463; swisswinefestival.org

2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 22-25

Aug. 25, Huntingburg 4th Fridays See May 26 listing.

Rossville Town Park. Hornet Hustle 5K run/walk, contests, cake walk, parade, helicopter rides, craft/food vendors, car show, entertainment, and fireworks. Parking $5. No. adm. chg. 765-379-2645; rossville.net X

2024 Festival Date: Aug. 23-24

Aug. 25-26

Centerville (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Archway Days Festival

Maplewood Park. Events for all. Craft, art and food vendors, live music and entertainment, car show, parade, inflatables, pedal tractor pull and movie. Fire, police and taser demonstrations. No adm. chg. 765-969-3285; archwaydays.org C X

Aug. 25-26

Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Leota Country Frolic

Downtown Leota. If you’ve never been to the Leota Country Frolic then you’ve missed out. Once you go, you know. Gospel, Bluegrass, antique tractors, and all kinds of great food. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 23-24

Aug. 25-27

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

ACD Mini Meet

Fayette County Historical Museum in Connersville. Vintage automobiles will visit the town once known as Little Detroit. Tours and presentations regarding auto manufacturing in Connersville. 765-825-2561; fayetteinchamber.com X

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Aug. 25-27

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Hoosier Hardwood Festival

Boone County Fairgrounds. Features the latest logging and sawmill equipment plus lumberjack shows, woodworkers, artisans, crafters, beer garden, festival food and live entertainment. Adm. chg. 317-288-0008; C X

Aug. 26, Blues, Beer, And BBQ See Jun. 24 listing

Aug. 26 Sep. 9

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Artomobilia

Carmel Arts & Design District. Enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship of the automobile from vintage models to contemporary collector cars in Carmel’s exquisite Arts & Design District. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com C X

Aug. 26

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Indiana Bacon Festival

Downtown Square and Central Plaza. 10th annual bacon, bands and brew, live music, local foods, craft beer and wine, family fun zone and bacon eating and hog calling. Great live music on two stages in 2023. Adm. chg. 765-564-6757; carrollcountychamber.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Aug. 24

Aug. 26

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Beers Across The Wabash

John T. Myers Bridge. Taste an assortment of ales and lagers from 30 Indiana breweries. Adm. chg. 765-423-2550; beersacrossthewabash.com C X

Aug. 26

Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Red, White, & Brauen Music Fest

Uebelhor Toyota. Chart-topping country music singers headline this all-day concert. Also features other great performances. Family-friendly event. Children 12 and under free. Food trucks on-site. Adm. chg. 618-771-7408; rwbmusicfest.com C X

Aug. 26

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Ouibache Music Festival

Columbian Park. Americana in the Park. A free music festival featuring award-winning regional and national bands. Americana, Jazz and world music will be on tap. No adm. chg. 765-532-0837; ouibache.com C X

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Aug. 26

Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

Taste Of Montgomery County

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum. Live musical acts, local food vendors, wine, and craft brews, representing the best of Montgomery County. Proceeds benefit the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum. Adm. chg. 765-362-5769; tasteofmontgomerycounty.com C X 2024 Date: Aug. 24

Aug. 27

Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Taste Of The Gardens

Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Fine art, live music and cuisine from over 15 local area restaurants. Within the beautiful setting of the gardens. Over 60 regional artists. Adm. chg. 574-266-2006; wellfieldgardens.org C X

Aug. 26-27

Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Civil War Days

Bridgeton. A two-day living history reenactment. Visitors can interact with the soldiers and civilians of the Civil War, getting a personal glimpse of life in the years 1861-1865. Skirmishes, drilling, a Civil War field hospital, signal corps, pioneer living demonstrations. No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 30-31

Aug 31-Sep. 2

Auburn (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Downtown, communitywide. It’s all about the cars. Celebrate Auburn’s rich car heritage at the world’s greatest classic car show and festival. Car cruise-ins, fast and fabulous car show, parade of classics, concerts, food, beer tent and two world-famous collector car auctions. No adm. chg. 260-925-3600; acdfestival.org C X

Aug. 31-Sep. 4

Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.)

Aug. 26-27

South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Michiana Renaissance Festival

St. Joseph County 4H Fairgrounds. The Michiana Renaissance Festival has four different reenactment areas: Medieval/ Renaissance, the Golden Age of Piracy, the Time of the Vikings and Fairytale Storyland. Each with shows and vendors. Six stages with entertainment, jousting, Queen’s Quest, food and pub. Adm. chg. 574-904-6588; michianarenfest.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 24-25

Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Centennial Park. Beer garden, live entertainment, Blueberry Bike Cruise, Splash & Stomp. Helicopter rides, hot air balloons and rides, fireworks and carnival. Hoosier Old Wheels Car Show, tractor pull, arm wrestling, pickelball and softball tourneys. Blueberry Hank and Miss Blueberry. No adm. chg. 888-936-5020; blueberryfestival.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 29-Sep. 2

Aug. 26-27

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Miami Days At The Pillars

7 Pillars. Family fun. Learn about the Miami Indians, drum dance, flint knapping, crafts, food. Miami language, finger weaving and beading. Donation entry. No adm. chg. 765-473-9631; miamiindians.org

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Sep. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Polo At Hickory Hall Polo Club See Jun. 9 listing

Sep. 1-4

Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Ligonier Marshmallow Festival

Sep. 1-2

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Latino Culture Fest

Huntingburg City Park. Join us Fri. and Sat. of Labor Day Weekend for authentic Latin American food, cultural dances and live musical performances. No adm. chg. 812-351-3346; alasiindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 1

Downtown Square. Ligonier Marshmallow Festival features lots of fun, entertainment, activities, rides, food, and more. Facebook page has up-to-date information. No adm. chg. 260-302-2052 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 30-Sep. 2

Sep. 1-3

Paoli (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Paoli Fall Festival

Historic Courthouse Square. Carnival, Food, arts, crafts, music. Entertainment on Courthouse Lawn. Fri. Band playing Sat. Car show Sun. parade. Join us. No adm. chg. 812-653-0906; paolichamberofcommerce.com X

Sep. 1-3

Paragon (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Paragon Homecoming Festival

Union and Main Streets. Join us for the 99th Annual Homecoming Festival. Fun for the whole family. Rides, games, food, vendors and live entertainment. Find us on Facebook. No adm. chg. 765-318-0899 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

Aug. 30-Sep. 4

Labor Day Celebration See Aug. 30 listing

May-Sep. 27 Tues. and Weds., Sep. 4

Shipshewana Flea Market See May 2 listing

Sep. 1-4

New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Farmer’s Pike Festival

Eight miles east of New Castle (SR 38). The 43rd Annual. Antiques, uniques, arts and crafts. Nearly two miles of back- to-back shopping with limited duplicates. Live entertainment. Food galore. While here, visit the Gloryland Lighthouse Chapel. Free parking and shuttle to the gate. Adm. chg. 765-332-2576; farmerspike.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 30-Sep. 2

Sep. 1-4

City TBD (TBD Co., South Reg.)

Labor Day Celebration

Location TBD. 137th annual. Carnival rides, food booths, karaoke, rummage sale, pageants, poker run, kids’ games, car show, gospel sing, demo derby, Labor Day parade. No adm. chg. 812-305-1766; labordayassoc.com C X

Sep. 1-4

Clinton (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Little Italy Festival

Water Street and N. 9th Street. Fri. 5pm parade. Free stage entertainment along the Wabash River all weekend. Carnival rides, wine garden open daily. Dancing, Italian heritage, food, music and culture, museums and landmarks open daily. No adm. chg. 812-249-2310; thelittleitalyfestival.com X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Sep. 1-30

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Art Association Open Art Show

Covered Bridge Art Gallery. Covered Bridge Art Gallery on the North Side of the historic Rockville Courthouse Square. Annual Open Art Show of the Art of the Covered Bridge Capital of the World. Many guest artists exhibit during this month long art show. No adm. chg. 765-569-9422; coveredbridgeartgallery.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 1-30

Sep. 2. Mosey Down Main Street See May 13 listing

Sep. 2

Cannelburg (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Amish Quilt Auction

Simon J. Graber Community Building. The only auction selling authentic hand-stitched, Amish-made quilts. The only place to see the most beautifully made comforters and discuss the art of quilt making. No adm. chg. 812-296-1775; daviesscounty.net C X

Sep. 2-3

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Music Festival

Sep. 2

Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Fly/In Cruise/In

Marion Municipal Airport. Check out antique, classic and warbird aircraft, as well as vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, firetrucks and autocycles. Pancake breakfast for a fee. No adm. chg. 765-669-3544; flyincruisein.com C X

Sep. 2-3

Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Fourth Street Festival Of The Arts And Crafts

4th Street, between Grant St. and Indiana Ave. The festival is in the vibrant setting of Downtown Bloomington and provides a high quality outdoor art event. Fourth Street is a 45-year Bloomington tradition. No adm. chg. 812-575-0484; 4thstreet.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 1

Lane’s End Barn. Free annual celebration of music in Metamora, Indiana’s Canal Town. Free performances at the Back Porch of Lane’s End. Enjoy regional groups performing Americana Roots, Bluegrass, Blues and more. Camping available at Whitewater Gateway Park. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamorampa.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Aug. 31-Sep. 1

Sep. 2-3

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Salute To Veterans Of WWII

Indiana Military Museum grounds. Living history event with WWII battle enactments, vendors, indoor and outdoor static displays, WWII vehicle parade and more. No adm. chg. for WWII veterans. Adm. chg. 812-882-1941; indianamilitarymuseum.org C X

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Sep. 2-4

North Salem (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

North Salem Old Fashion Days

Downtown and Machinery Field. Live entertainment, food, arts and craft vendors, raffle, parade, horse pull, pie contest, truck/ tractor pull, car show, 5k/10k walk/run, bike ride, cornhole tournament, kids’ area. Info available on website. No adm. chg. nsofd.com C X

Sep. 3, Oct. 1

Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing

Sep. 4

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

St. Peter’s Labor Day Festival

Church grounds. Delicious country-fried chicken, turtle soup, beer garden, quilts, country store, basket raffle, games. Old-fashioned country hospitality, scenic setting. No adm. chg. 765-647-5462; brookvilleparishes.com X

Sep. 7-9

Roanoke (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

69th Annual Roanoke Fall Festival

Roanoke Park. Family-friendly fun for everyone. Free concerts, kids’ games and activities, parades, demo derby, NTPA tractor pull, contests, antique tractors, pageants and more. No adm. chg. 260-359-8687; roanokefallfestival.org C X

Sep. 7-9

Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.)

Tipton County Pork Festival

Historic Downtown. Famous for our 1” juicy pork chops. Many food vendors as well. Beer garden. Large carnival, free entertainment/concerts, arts and craft vendors, two parades, easy park/ride shuttle. No adm. chg. 317-695-5724; tiptoncountyporkfestival.com X

Sep./Oct. TBD

New Palestine (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

New Palestine Fall Festival

5242 W. US 52, Lions Club. Offering food, booths, kids’ zone, parade, live entertainment, beer and wine garden. Fun for everyone. No adm. chg. 317-417-3050; nplions.com C

Sep. 7-10

Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Daviess County Turkey Trot

Montgomery Ruritan Park. Did you ever see turkeys race and pigs wrestle? You can see this plus live entertainment, crafts, Bingo and more. No adm. chg. 812-698-0524; montgomeryruritanclub.com/TurkeyTrot.htm C X

Sep. 7-10

Lanesville (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Lanesville Heritage Weekend

Heritage Park. Second Thur. in Sep. annually. 3-days of family fun. Queen/princess pageant. Fiddlers’ log-sawing, horseshoe pitchin’ contests, antique farm equipment with demos, steam engines, sawmill and crafts demos, tractor pull. No adm. chg. 812-952-2027; lanesvilleheritageweekend.com C X

Sep. 7-10

Elnora (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

White River Valley Antique Show

Sep. 7-9

Roann (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Roann Covered Bridge Festival

Downtown. Big-time festival in small town USA. Three days of great music, cruise-in, tractor pulls, vendors, food and fun. Sat. breakfast in the covered bridge, 5-K run, horse pull, Stockdale mill tours, 2pm parade. 765-833-2136; roanncoveredbridgefestival.com

X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 5-7

County fairgrounds. Working demonstrations of threshing machines. Sawmills, sorghum, apple butter and antique machinery. Gospel night. Children’s Day Fri. No adm. chg. 812-692-5831; wrvaa.org C X

Sep. 8-9

Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival

Downtown. Art and exhibit, craft booths, food, kids’ zone, music and more. No adm. chg. 765-623-2068; pendletonin.org C X

All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org .

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Sep. 8-9

Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Pendleton Fall Creek Heritage Fair

Beautiful Historic Falls Park. 100+ vendors. Handmade, vintage, arts and crafts, food, live music. 10am-6pm Fri. and Sat. No adm. chg. 765-609-4653 C X

Sep. 8-10

Burlington (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Burlington Fall Festival

Burlington Community Park. Food, live music, games, arts and crafts. Chili supper, pancake breakfast, queen/cutie pageant. Parade and car show. Family fun. No adm. chg. carrollcountyindiana.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 13-15

Sep. 8-10

Oxford (Benton Co., West Reg.)

Dan Patch Days Community Festival

Rommel Park. Rodeo on Sat./Sun. Car and tractor show, baseball tourney, washoos, vendors and lots of food and fun for the whole family. Fish fry on Sat. No adm. chg. 765-586-6137; tinyurl.com/danpatchdays C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 13-15

Sep. 8-10

Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Zionsville Fall Festival

Zionsville Lions Park. Family festival, featuring a parade, carnival, bounce houses, car show, beer garden, and arts and crafts. No adm. chg. 317-873-5540; zionsvillelions.com X

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Sep. 8-10

Matthews (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival

Northwest side of the bridge. New crafts, wide variety of foods, flea market, stage entertainment, horse rides, inflatables, antique engines and tractors, sawmill, wheat threshing, corn hole tournament and more. Free parking. Adm. chg. 765-998-2928; matthewscoveredbridgefestival.com C 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

Sep. 9

Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Fall Harvest Festival

Prairie Creek Park. Downtown Shop Around, architectural scavenger hunt, live entertainment, delicious food, beer and wine, adult stein hoisting and obstacle races, yard games, kids’ games and entertainment, comedy, and magic. Fun for the entire family. No adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 14

Sep. 9

Morgantown (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Colonel Vawter Day

Main St. Car, truck and motorcycle show, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, kids’ zone, 5K walk/run, baking contest, raffles, breakfast, free community concert and ice cream. No adm. chg. 765-341-1625 C X

Sep. 9

Sep. 8-10

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral And Fossil Show 4-H Fairgrounds. 46th annual. Over 50 gem, jewelry, mineral and fossil dealers. Silent auctions, children’s activities, educational displays. Scientific society meetings. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-325-2690; 500 earthsciencesclub.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Arts In The Park

Blue River Memorial Park. Celebrate the arts with events for children and adults to experience the arts through interactive art projects, classes, crafts, music and more. Free event. 317-364-0712; shelbycountyartsfest.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 14

Sep. 8-10

Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Little Cousin Jasper Festival Courthouse Square. First weekend after Labor Day. 3-days of family fun, food and entertainment. Free stage all weekend. Craft booths, shade, free parking, handicapped restrooms. No adm. chg. 219-866-5001; littlecousinjasperfestival.com

X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-10

Sep. 9

Valparaiso (Porter Co., North Reg.)

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Downtown Valparaiso. Annual festival celebrating the home of popcorn. This family-friendly, free festival features 300+ arts and craft booths, food booths, an ultimate Poppin’ Kids’ Zone with rides, live music, a parade, the Popcorn Panic 5k walk/run, and more. No adm. chg. 219-464-8332; valparaisoevents.com C X

Sep. 9

Brownsburg (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Blues In The ‘Burg

Arbuckle Acres Park. Live music, food trucks, beer and wine garden, and plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. No adm. chg. 317-858-4172; brownsburgparks.com/bluesintheburg X

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Sep. 9

Jasonville (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Old West Day

Hannah Field in Jasonville. A day of family fun. Booths, country band, vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, equine trail ride, Little Miss Cowgirl/Mr. Cowboy contest and an all equine parade. No adm. chg. 812-699-9636 X

2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 6-8

Sep. 9-10

Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Milling Days

Bridgeton, Indiana. See live stone grinding demonstrations, learn about the history of milling and try the mill’s organic grains and mixes. Enjoy lunch and fresh baked goodies. Craftspeople and artisan live demonstrations. Visit Indiana’s most famous covered bridge. No adm. chg. 765-548-0106; bridgetonindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8

Sep. 9

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

French Market

42nd and Central Sts., St. Joan of Arc Church. One of Indy’s best neighborhood festivals. Offering French and American cuisine, live music, beer and wine garden, 50 unique artisan booths and children’s activities. No adm. chg. 317-283-5508; sjoa.org C X

Sep. 9, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Sep. 9-10

Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival And Fall Rendezvous

SR 5 and US 33 across from West Noble School. Stone’s Trace is the home of Richard Stone, the 2nd white settler in Noble County. Visit his home and see what it was to live in the 1800s. Crafts, food, music. $8 adm. chg. 574-529-3693; stonestrace.com X

Sep. 9-10

Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.)

Columbus Scottish Festival

County Fairgrounds. Celebrating 30 years. The best of Scotland, right here in southern Indiana. Celtic music, car show, highland games, dancing, sheepdogs, food, beer garden, merchants, children’s area, living history camps and more. A great family-friendly event. Adm. chg. 812-375-1642; scottishfestival.org C X

2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8

Sep. 9-10

Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days

Putnam County Regional Airport. Family-friendly event with something for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Weekend events include Young Eagle Rally for the kids and paid airplane rides for adults. No adm. chg. 765-721-1289; putnamcountyregionalairport.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8

Sep. 9-10

Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Andersontown Powwow And Indian Market

See website for location details. Native American Powwow. Woodland Indians camp, tipi village, birds of prey, exhibition and inter-tribal dancing, music, cultural demonstrations, storytelling, family fun, children’s activities, Native American food. Market with jewelry, paintings, textiles. Adm. chg. 765-203-9770; andersontownpowwow.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 7-8

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Sep. 9-17, Jun. 10-18

Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Friendship Flea Market

SR 62, one mile E. of Friendship. 500 vendor spaces selling a wide variety of goods and specialty food. Blacktopped roads, horse drawn trolley rides, live music and campfire on the weekends. Camping available. Parking chg. only. 859-341-9188; friendshipfleamarket.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Jun. 8-16, Sep. 14-22

Sep. 10

Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Harvest Fest

Fishers Heritage Park at White River and The Ambassador House. Art. Food. Music. Community. Support Fisher - serving nonprofits, enjoy live music, buy direct from artists and artisans. Give back. No adm. chg. 317-537-1670; fishersartscouncil.org X

Sep. 14-17

Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Nappanee Apple Festival

Downtown, Depot Plaza, Municipal Airport, Nappanee Public Library, The Barns at Nappanee. Free, family friendly and located in downtown Nappanee featuring our 7-foot apple pie, Wings & Wheels Show, antique tractor and engine show, Napple store, exhibitors, food, three entertainment stages, carnival rides and contests. No adm. chg. 574-773-7812; nappaneeapplefestival.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 19-22

Sep. 15-16

Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Chandelier Barn Market

Gasthof Amish Village, Montgomery. Over 70 makers. One-of-a-kind antiques, artwork, jewelry, furniture, clothing and more. Painting demonstrations, food and great atmosphere. Adm. chg. 812-486-2316; chandelierbarnmarket.com C X

Sep. 15-16

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Military Vehicle Show & Swap Meet Fairgrounds. Displays of military Jeeps, trucks, tanks and helicopters. Living history displays and helicopter rides. Military vehicles, parts and militaria for sale. 765-618-7219; indianamvpa.org C X

Sep. 15-16

Holland (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Holland Fest

Holland Park - A Dutch Touch in a German Town. Good food, beer garden, keg toss, ice cream eating contest, crafts, and family friend activities staged around Holland’s historic windmill. No adm. chg. 812-631-4330; hollandindiana.us X

Sep. 15-16

Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.) Tree City Fall Festival

Downtown Square. See the historic tree on the courthouse tower. This annual event celebrates local history and promotes cultural awareness with music, arts and educational programs. Enjoy food, amusements, free concerts, a car show, 5k run, royalty pageants and parade. No adm. chg. 812-614-0634; treecityfallfestival.com C X 2024

Festival Dates: Sep. 20-21

Sep. 15-16

Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Wabash Founder’s Festival

Downtown, Paradise Spring Historical Park. Wabash Founder’s Fest, a program of Wabash County Museum, is an annual festival celebrating the history and amenities of the city of Wabash and Wabash County. Festival includes vendors, food trucks, a parade, a living history event and more. No adm. chg. 260-563-9070; wabashmuseum.org/foundersfest

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 20-21

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Sep. 15-17

Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

St. George Middle Eastern Festival

St. George Orthodox Christian Church. Experience a heritage of faith, hospitality, food, music, culture and crafts. Middle Eastern food, pastries, church tours and children’s games. Parking chg. only. 317-845-7755; stgfest.org C X

Sep. 15-17

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel On Canvas

Carmel Arts & Design District, Midtown, City Center and Central Park. Enjoy an open-air painting exhibition and competition, quick paint at the farmers market and an art fair. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com

Sep. 16

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Honey Harvest Celebration

Hunter’s Honey Farm. We have harvested our honey and invite you to watch us extract and bottle this year’s crop. Free tours, eat at our Honey Cafe and enjoy many more family activities. No adm. chg. 765-537-9430; huntershoneyfarm.com C X

Sep. 15-17

Frankton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Frankton Heritage Days Festival

Northwest side of town. Three days of festival fun for 48 yrs. Family-friendly atmosphere. Free entertainment, Sat. parade and fireworks, clown and magic shows. Antique tractor pulls, 5K run/walk, car show, vendors, carnival and variety of great food. Free parking and shuttle service. No adm. chg. 765-617-9864; franktonheritagedays.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 20-22

Sep. 15-17

Francesville (Pulaski Co., North Reg.)

Francesville Fall Festival

Downtown Streets. Free entertainment, arts, crafts, flea markets, music on the streets, food vendors, fun run, corn hole contest, garden tractor, auto show, crop contest, petting zoo, kids’ games, carnival rides, parade, fireworks. No adm. chg. 219-869-1229; francesvillefallfestival.com X

Sep. 16

Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Ferdinand Folk Festival

18th St. Park. Day long earth and family-friendly event. Local and regional music, arts and crafts, and environmental/ educational information. Musical acts, vendor, workshop, demonstration and event information online. No adm. chg. 812-639-9581; ferdinandfolkfestival.com C X

2024 Festival Date: Sep. 21

Sep. 16

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

American Legion Post 119 Bed Race

State and North Streets. Food and fun. Watch teams push beds down the street. Benefits the Legion and Veteran Organizations. 11am-3pm. No adm. chg. 317-318-8044 C X

Sep. 16

Scotland (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Scotland Festival

Downtown Scotland. 58th Annual Scotland Festival. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a day in Scotland. Annual celebration includes historic hotel and barber shop tours, live music, Civil War encampment, wild west show, pedal tractor pulls, corn hole tourney, vendors. No adm. chg. 812-384-2837

C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 14

Sep. 16

Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival

Frankfort Prairie Creek Park. Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Hispanic cultural heritage through music, art, essays, demonstrations, and food from various Hispanic countries. No adm. chg. 765-659-6770; frankfort-in.gov C X

2024 Festival Date: Sep. 21

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Sep. 16

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Cruise Indy Car Show And Car Cruise

Indiana Spine Group (Carmel Location) 13325 N. Meridian St. Enjoy food, music, silent auction, awards, car show and car cruise, while benefiting local charities. $20 to enter car. Free to come to the event and watch the cruise. 317-275-1947; cruiseindy.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 21

Sep. 16

Medora (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Kilnfest

Brick Plant Site. Located outside Medora, the brick plant is a great place to enjoy the festival and learn more about the history of the site. Beautiful western Jackson County has a breathtaking landscape and the festival is a way to celebrate the rich history. Come join us. No adm. chg. 812-680-4587; C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 21

Sep. 16

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Back To The Fifties Festival, Inc.

Boone County Fairgrounds, I-65 Exit 138. 29th Annual. Great family entertainment, food, shopping, children’s activities, classic cars and antique bicycles. Plan a weekend staycation. Ample parking. No adm. chg. 866-447-5050; fiftiesfestival.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 14

Sept. 16

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Shelby County Brew Fest

Downtown Public Square. 8th annual. Music and brews. Featuring local breweries. See website for up-to-date timing and information. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com C X

Sep. 16

Bargersville (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Bargersville Harvest Moon Fall Festival

Downtown Mainstreet. Live music, great food, craft vendors, town parade and family activities. No adm. chg. 317-422-3126; townofbargersville.org X

Sep. 16

West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Global Fest

Northwestern Ave., Chauncey Ave., and West Lafayette

Public Library. One day festival celebrating world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays and international food. Continuous stage entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-775-5110; westlafayette.in.gov C X

Sep. 16-17

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Colonial Market Days

Abner Longley Park. Entertainment, traditional artisans and craftspeople, food, music, military reenactments and even a historical church service on Sun. with all participants dressed in authentic 18th century garb. Adm. chg. 765-484-8572; colonialmarketdays.com

Sep. 16-17

Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Trail Of Courage Living History Festival

Fulton County Historical Society, US 31 and CR 375 N. Pre-1840 event commemorating the time period before Potawatomi Indians were removed from the area in 1838 on the Trail of Death. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org C X 2024 Dates: Sep. 21-22

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Sep. 16-17

Rushville (Rush Co., East Reg.)

Wendell Willkie Days

Downtown. Celebrate fall Rush County Style. Sat: Parade, games, vendors, food trucks, art show, farmer’s market, music, Touch A Truck, ”5 In 50” bicycle ride through 5 historic bridges, free live concert at amphitheater. Sun: SPARC Walk (suicide prevention). No adm. chg. X 765-932-2880; rushcounty.com

Sep. 16-17

Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Old Washington Street Festival

Near Downtown, 500-900 E. Washington St. Three entertainment areas, arts and crafts, food, demonstrations, kids’ activities, historic home tours and Emily Kimbrough’s Home Museum. No adm. chg. oldwashingtonstreetfestival.org C X

Sep. 16-17

Middletown (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Middletown Fall Funfest

Streets of Downtown Middletown. Annual street festival. Sat. 9am- 7pm and Sun. 9am- 4pm. Art/craft vendors, food trucks, beer garden, concert, art show, car show, 5k run, Bingo, kid zone, king/queen contest. No adm. chg. C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-22

Sep. 16-17

Fountain City (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Levi Coffin Days

Main Street. 56th Annual festival celebrating our history through community with live bands, tours of the historic site and many unique vendors. fountaincitylionsclub @hotmail.com No adm. chg. 765-993-4564 X

Sep. 16-17

Spencer (Owen Co., South Central Reg.)

Apple Butter Festival

On the Square. Food, crafts, Sat. parade at 1pm, fun zone, Touch-a-Truck, classic car cruise-in, bands, K & Q Cutie pageants, special events, contests, Sat. evening street concert. No adm. chg. 812-829-5911; theapplebutterfestival.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-22

Sep. 16-17

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Johnny Appleseed and Archer Parks. Celebrate the life of Johnny Appleseed. Traditional mid-1800’s crafts and food, entertainment, children’s games, demonstrators, pioneer encampment, antiques. No adm. chg. 260-437-0842; johnnyappleseedfest.com C X

Sep. 16-17

Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

20th Century Chevy Car Fest

Eastside Park. Cruise-in Sat. night. Fabulous show of custom cars. Antiques and mostly modern. Awards Sun. No adm. chg. 812-617-5580; 20 thcenturychevy.com C X

Sep. 16-17

Attica (Fountain Co., West Reg.)

Attica Heritage Days

McDonald Park. Celebrating Attica’s rich history and heritage on the bank of the Wabash River. Arts and craft vendors, live entertainment, children’s activities.. No adm. chg.

765-299-1455 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-22

Sep. 16-17

Valparaiso (Porter Co., North Reg.)

Art Blitz

1 mile S. of US Hwy. 6, 3 miles N. of Hwy. 2. An engaging schedule of demonstrations and hands-on art activities for kids and adults. Art exhibits, live music, instrument zoo, food, and more. No adm. chg. 219-462-9009; artbarnschool.org X

Sep. 17

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel PorchFest

Carmel Arts & Design District. Free, family-friendly event with a variety of live music on the porches of neighborhood homes. Food and beverage vendors set up in the streets. 50 bands on 20 porches. No adm. chg. 317-689-7551; carmelporchfest.org C X

Sep. 19-23

Bluffton (Wells Co., East Reg.)

Bluffton Free Street Fair

Downtown. Annual street fair, rides, vendor booths, food, games, parades, car show, idol contest, free entertainment, wrestling, concert, horse and pony pull. No adm. chg. 260-824-4351; blufftonstreetfair.com X

Sep. 20-23

Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival

Downtown Square and Central Plaza. Nightly carnival rides, games, food, and vendors. Beer tent at Central Plaza. Nightly concerts 7pm at the plaza with gate fee - bring chairs. Sat. turtle derby at 11am and parade at 1pm. Adm. chg. 812-243-1228; sullivanrotary.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 18-21

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Sep. 21-24

Gas City (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Car Show

Gas City Park. More than 2,400 cool cars in this huge 1972 and older show. Swap meets, crafts, vendors, and live entertainment all weekend. Early Duck Cruise on Thur. night. Muffler rapping and flame-throwing contests. No adm. chg. 765-661-0917; ducktailrun.com C X

Sep. 22-24

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Huntingburg Herbstfest

Huntingburg City Park. Four-day festival. Food and game booths, rides, horseshoe, dodgeball, volleyball, golf tournaments and free live music nightly. Citywide parade concludes the event. No adm. chg. 812-630-2498; huntingburgherbstfest.org C X

Sep. 22-23

Austin (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Raptor Days At Hardy Lake

Hardy Lake State Park. Two days per year Hardy Lake opens the Raptor Center to the public to educate people on raptors. Raptors and osprey tours and tons of activities for the whole family. Adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 20-21

Sep. 22-24

Cory (Clay Co., West Reg.)

Cory Apple Festival

Community building grounds. Crafts, antiques, yard sales, flea market, car show, Bad Apple Saloon, Fri. and Sat. breakfast 6-10am. Jonah fish fry Sat. Chicken noodles and parade, Jeep Cruise-In Sun. No adm. chg. 812-236-3735; coryapplefestival.com X

Sep. 22-23

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Treasure Hunt

Boone County Fairgrounds. Shop America’s premier running Indy antique advertising and toy show, gas and oil and antique market. Great food on site. Adm. chg. 765-307-7119; boonecountytreasurehunt.com X

Sep. 22-24

Thorntown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Festival Of The Turning Leaves - 50th Celebration

Main St. Fri. 6pm Bluegrass Jam, 8pm movie and fireworks. Sat. 9am 5/10k, 1pm parade. Sun. car show and Touch-aTruck. Sat.-Sun. live music, kids’ zone, street fair, food court. No adm. chg. 765-336-2488; thorntownfestival.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 27-29

Sep. 22-24

Saint John (Lake Co., North Reg.)

St. John Oktoberfest

US Hwy. 41 and 93rd Ave. The whole family can celebrate St. John’s German heritage with great food and desserts, live entertainment and a traditional Bier Garden. The adults can kick back and relax while the kids decorate pumpkins, play games, get a face painting and more. No adm. chg. 219-365-5678.; stjohnoktoberfest.com C X

Sep. 22-24

Jonesboro (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Jonesboro River Rally

Main St. Largest free motorcycle rally in Indiana.

Huge motorcycle rally on Jonesboro’s Main Street featuring stunt riders, light show, bike show, field events and memorial rides. Great vendors, family fun all weekend. Camping available. Rockin’ bands all weekend. No adm. chg. 765-674-7448 C X

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Sep. 22-24

Kewanna (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Kewanna Fall Festival

Street and park. Free entertainment, free daily circus, carnival rides and festival food, 5k run, garden tractor pull, laser tag, chain saw carving, craft vendors, live bands. Parade Sat. 1pm. Auto bike show Sun. noon. No adm. chg. 574-230-3756 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 27-29

Sep. 23

Montezuma (Parke Co., West Reg.)

“Over The River And Through The Woods”

5K And Family Fun Walk

B&O Walking Bridge to Vermillion County Trail along the Wabash River. Start at Reeder Park and go “Over The River” on the B&O Walking Bridge across the Wabash River and “Through The Woods” on a wooded trail in Vermillion County. Timed 5K run with a walk, food trucks, inflatables and activities for all ages. Adm. chg. 765-492-9153 X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 28

Sep. 22-24

Wanatah (La Porte Co., North Reg.)

Wanatah Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Square, Main and Cross St. Free entertainment craft and food vendors, community meals. Sat. 5K run, 3K walk, kids race, parade, tractor show. Sun. car show, family fun, great small town festival. No adm. chg. 219-733-2786; scarecrowfest.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 27-29

Sep. 22-24

Fairmount (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Fairmount Museum Days/James Dean Festival

Main Street and Playacres Park. Authentic James Dean memorabilia including two motorcycles at Museum. James Dean look-alike contest, custom car show, carnival, parade, crafts, food, entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-948-4555; jamesdeanartifacts.com C X

Sep. 23

Flora (Caroll Co., West Reg.)

Flora Depot Day Festival

Downtown Flora at the Depot. Celebrate heritage transportation and the restored 1908 Flora Depot. Games, music, food, contests, vendors, and more. No adm. chg. 574-967-3022; floraindianadepot.org

C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 28

Sep. 23

Jasonville (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Shakamak Homecoming

Downtown Jasonville. Annual homecoming event including softball tournament, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, golf outing, 5K run, parade and alumni dinner. No adm. chg. 812-798-8061; visitgc.com X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 21

Sep. 23-24

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel International Arts Festival

Carmel Arts & Design District. Over 130 diverse juried artists with live entertainment spotlighting international dance and music. A weekend of fun for the whole family. No adm. chg. 317-600-6118; carmelartsfestival.org C X

Sep. 23-24

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Jay County Heritage Festival

Jay County Historical Museum, 903 E. Main St. Demonstrations, reenactors, music, entertainment, exhibits, crafts, artisans, history, kids’ area, old-time games, carriage rides, kettle-cooked food. No adm. chg. 260-726-7168; jaycountyhistory.org C X

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Sep. 23-24

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Old Town Waverly Park Festival

Old Town Park at Waverly. Artisan demonstrations, historic camp, live animals, craft vendors, food, live music, golf cart tours, kids’ activities and 4th annual car show. No adm. chg. 765-346-1881; morgancountyparks.org C X

Sep. 23-24

Huntington (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

Forks Of The Wabash Pioneer Festival

Huntington County Fairgrounds. Relive the mid-1800s. Encampment, military drills, pioneer village. Vintage tractors, engines, cars, bicycles. Demonstrations, entertainment, crafts, games and food. Adm. chg. 260-359-0176; pioneerfestival.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-29

Sep. 23-24

Centerville (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Warm Glow Fall Festival

Warm Glow Candle Company. Pumpkins, mums and gourds, vendors, food trucks, wine tasting, live music, free parking and trolley service, in-store sales, and more. No adm. chg. 765-855-5483; warmglow.com C X

Sep. 23-24

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Lincoln’s Lebanon And Civil War Re-enactment

Lebanon Memorial Park, 130 E. Ulen Dr. Dedicated to the spirit of the mid 1800s. Enjoy a visit from one of America’s most beloved presidents, live Civil War battles and demonstrations. Adm. chg. 765-483-9414; boonecountyhistorical.org

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Sep. 23-24

West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Feast Of The Hunters’ Moon

Fort Ouiatenon. Reenactment of life during the 18th century. French, British and Native American trading posts, food, crafts, demonstrations and music. No parking chg. Adm. chg. 765-476-8411; feastofthehuntersmoon.org C X

Sep. 23-30

Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

76th Mitchell Persimmon Festival

Spring Mill State Park and Downtown Main Street. Pioneer Village Candlelight Tour on Sep. 23 at Spring Mill State Park. Downtown Main Street vendors, persimmon pudding and desserts, free stage entertainment, exhibits, food, amusement rides, contests, Sep. 25-30. Parade Sep. 30. No adm. chg. 812-849-4441; persimmonfestival.org

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-28

Sep. 23-24

Atlanta (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Atlanta New Earth Festival 50th Anniversary Downtown. Hamilton County’s longest running and largest festival. Over 600 vendors. Handcrafted items, unique arts and crafts, antiques, collectibles, vintage decor, farmers market, free kids’ zone, food, free live entertainment.

Caboose rides (fee chg.) by Nickel Plate Express. No adm. chg. 765-292-2626; atlantaindiana.com C X

Sep. 23-Oct. 29

Loogootee (Martin Co., South Reg.)

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Lark Ranch

3145 Killion Mill Rd., Loogootee and 1611 N. Meridian Rd., Greenfield. The ultimate fall experience. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, mile-long train ride, amusement rides, fall food, farm animals and more. Adm. chg. 844-516-6837; larkranch.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-Nov. 3

Sep. 23-27

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Motel T Covered Bridge Tour

Parke County Fairgrounds. Bring your Model T and spend five days touring the covered bridges and Amish businesses on scenic drives in Parke County. Registration fee. No adm. chg. 765-762-6067; westcentralindianamodelters.com X

2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-Oct. 2

Sep. 23-Oct. 31

Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Russell Farms Country Fall Festival

Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch. Every Sat. and Sun. Hayrides, pumpkins, country stores, mini golf, scavenger hunt, corn mazes, petting zoo, pedal karts, 26-foot Mt. Russell slide, fun rides, bounce house, games, pumpkins, apple cider, fudge, fall decorations, and more. Kids two and under free. Adm. chg. 317-773-9078; russell-farms.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 28- Oct. 31

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Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Waterman’s Fall Harvest Festival

Waterman’s Family Farm. We offer so many activities such as a tractor ride, corn maze, animals, a train ride, a playground and more. And don’t forget Tyranny, our pumpkin eating dinosaur. Adm. chg. 317-357-2989; watermansfamilyfarm.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-Oct. 31

Sep. 24

Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.)

Old Fashion Days

Collett Park. Enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fun. Crafters, puppet show, face painting, a car show, hayrides and more. Come enjoy a bowl of beans cooked over an open fire. Free parking. No adm. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/parks X

Sep. 28-Oct. 1

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Franklin County Antique Machinery Show

Fairgrounds. One of the largest antique machinery shows in its 28th year. Featured equipment: lesser known classics plus Ford and Fordson. Antique tractor pulls, horse pull, sawmill, steam engines, threshing, flea market, tractor games and more. Adm. chg. 765-647-6522; fcamc.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 26-29

Sep. 29 Oct. 6

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Oktoberfest

Carmel City Center. A festive family-friendly event to welcome autumn. Local restaurants serve delicious German-themed food and beverages while a live polka band takes the stage. Adm. chg. 317-571-2474; carmeloktoberfest.org X

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Sep. 25-30

Auburn (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

DeKalb County Free Fall Fair

Downtown Square, County Fairgrounds. National main stage free entertainment, midway, the best fair food, fresh warm donuts, huge merchant’s tent, 4-H competitions, parades, pageants, live performances and more. One of Indiana’s largest street fairs which has won many honors. No adm. chg. 260-925-1834; dekalbcountyfair.org C X

Sep. 29-Oct. 1

Newport (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb

Sep. 27-Oct. 1

Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show

Ripley County Courthouse Square. Indiana’s oldest festival means 121 years of fun. Bring the family. Wed.-Sun. Carnival games and rides, art, live music nightly, contests, food, art show and crafts all week. Giant pumpkins in a giant parade Sat. No adm. chg. 812-699-2394; versaillespumpkinshow.com

Courthouse Square. World’s largest antique auto competition event. Timed runs up the historic Newport Hill for antique cars and motorcycles. Parade 5pm Sat. Antique vehicle raffle. Car shows, collector car auction. Flea market and craft areas, festival foods and drinks. No adm. chg. 765-492-4220; newporthillclimb.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 4-6

Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Oct. 13-15

Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Mississinewa 1812

Mississinewa Battlefield. Largest War of 1812 living history event in the U.S. Food, shopping, battle reenactments, American and British military camps, Native American village and wilderness. Adm. chg. 765-667-3987; mississinewa1812.com C X

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Sep. 30

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Franklin Fall Festival

DriveHubler.com Amphitheater at Youngs Creek Park. Community entertainment, beer garden, food vendors, parade, free outdoor concert. No adm. chg. 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Sep. 28-31

Sep. 30

Westville (La Porte Co., North Reg.)

Westville Pumpkin Festival

Prairie Meadow Park. Annual celebration of the pumpkin harvest. Enjoy pumpkin baked goods, craft and food venders, tractor pull, parade, 5k run/walk, cash raffle, entertainment and more. No adm. chg. westvillepumpkinfestival.com C X

Sep. 30

Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Linton Fall Arts Festival

Downtown Linton. Family-focused day celebrating arts in historic downtown Linton. Marketplace of regional craftsmen, artisans, food and direct sales vendors. BBQ cook-off, kids’ coloring contest, face painting, and state entertainment including live music. No adm. chg. 812-512-1930; visitgc.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Sep. 28

Sep. 30-Oct. 2

Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

50th Annual Seymour Oktoberfest

Downtown. Huge variety of food, crafts, entertainment and a Biergarten. Enjoy our German band, stein hoist, parade, 5k, hot air balloons and more. No adm. chg. 812-523-1414; seymouroktoberfest.com C X

Sep. 30-Oct. 1

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Chautauqua Festival Of Art

Broadway to Vine Streets. Southern Indiana’s premier outdoor juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring more than 150 artisans. This event offers a variety of food vendors, local craft beer, live entertainment, a chalk walk, and a craft area for kids. Free and open to the public. No adm. chg. 812-571-2752; madisonchautauqua.com C X

89 Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 4 for County & Regional Map.

Sep. 27-Oct. 1

Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show See Sep. 27 listing

Sep. 28-Oct. 1

Franklin Co. Antique Machinery See Sep. 28 listing

Sep. 29-Oct. 1

Mississinewa 1812 See Sep. 29 listing

Sep. 29-Oct. 1

Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb See Sep. 29 listing

Sep. 30-Oct. 1

Madison Chautauqua Festival Of Art See Sep. 30 listing

Sep. 28-Oct. 1

Franklin Co. Antique Machinery Show See Sep. 28 listing

Sep. 29-Oct. 1

Old Court Days See May 26 listing

Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Oct. 13-15

Mississinewa 1812 See Sep. 29 listing

Sep. 30-Oct. 1

Madison Chautauqua Festival Of Art See Sep. 30 listing

Oct. 1

Tri-State Antique Market See May 7 listing

Oct. TBD

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Square Flare

Downtown Square. Family fun, music, games, pumpkin painting, BBQ contest, games for kids, bounce house. A fall tradition you don’t want to miss!. No adm. chg. 812-217-7887; visitwarrick.com

Oct. 1

West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Art On The Wabash

Tapawingo Park. A juried art fair on the banks of the beautiful Wabash River, presented by the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and the City of West Lafayette. No adm. chg. 765-742-1128; artonthewabash.com C X

Oct. 1-31

Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Pumpkin Fantasyland

Fashion Farm. Pumpkins, gourds and squash are used to create well-known characters and historical events. Hayrides, mazes and refreshments. Family tradition for over 50 years. Adm. chg. 260-894-4498; pumpkinfantasyland.com C X

Sep. 30-Oct. 2

Seymour Oktoberfest See Sep. 30 listing

Sep. 30-Oct. 2

Franklin Fall Festival See Sep. 30 listing

Oct. 2-7

Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.)

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

West Franklin Street. Every October the West Side Nut Club organizes a mammoth Fall Festival. This is a week-long gala featuring free entertainment, carnival attractions, over 137 food booths, amateur talent competitions and more. No adm. chg. 812-250-9188; nutclubfallfestival.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 7-12

Oct. 1-9

New Albany (Floyd Co., South Reg.)

Harvest Homecoming Festival

Downtown New Albany. On the beautiful Ohio River for over 54 years. Parade, rides, entertainment, kids’ events, craft/food booths and more. Charge for some events and activities. 812-944-8572; harvesthomecoming.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 5-13

Oct. 4-7

Aurora (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.)

Aurora Farmers Fair

Downtown Second Street. One of Indiana’s oldest festivals consisting of rides, food booths, two stages of entertainment, numerous vendors, and a street parade. No adm. chg. 812-926-1300; aurorafarmersfair.org C

2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 2-5

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Oct. 5

Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

ArtsWalk

In the Streets of DWNTWN Muncie. Join us for an evening of food, art and music and surprise entertainment. Adm. chg. 765-282-7897; downtownmuncie.org C X 2024 Festival Date: Oct. 4

Oct. 6-8

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival

Oct. 5-8

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Riley Festival

Downtown, US 40 and SR 9. Four days of shopping, arts and crafts, flea market, live entertainment, festival foods, fun zone, parades and more, in celebration of James Whitcomb Riley. Free parking at fairgrounds. $1 shuttle service. No adm. chg. 317-462-2141; jwrileyfestival.com C X

Whitewater Canal In Metamora. Metamora Canal Days means shopping, flea market and fun. Craft and antique vendors on the Whitewater Canal. Operating grist mill and wooden covered bridge aqueduct are unique to this historic site. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; historicmetamora.net

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 4-6

Oct. 6-8

Cataract (Owen Co., West Reg.)

Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival

Downtown. 54th annual. 900# beans and ham. BBQ, sausage, ice cream, tenderloin, and pizza. 100+ booths, crafts, tools, and antiques. Open all day. Fire Dept. serves Fri. Noon-8pm. Sat. and Sun. 10am-6pm. No adm. chg. 765-720-8178; cataractfire.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 4-6

Oct. 6-7

Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

GhostWalk

SullivanMunce Cultural Center. Ghost Walk- a 45 minute guided walking tour of the historic village of Zionsville, IN where Zionsville history is reenacted by ghosts from the past. Adm. chg. 317-873-4900; sullivanmunce.org

Oct. 6-29

Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Lyles Station Corn Maze

Lyles Station Historic School and Museum. Get lost in a 10-acre corn maze, pick a pumpkin and paint it, hayrides, campfires, food, and fall fun. Every Fri.-Sun. in Oct. Adm. chg. 812-385-2534; lylesstation.org C X

Oct. 6-8

Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Bloomfield Apple Festival

Bloomfield Town Park. 3-day festival offering various craft and food vendors, carnival, car show, live music, 5K run/walk and a parade on Sun. Free shuttle service. No adm. chg. 812-381-3475; bloomfieldapplefest.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 11-13

Oct. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Hall’s Haunted Halls

Hall Elementary School. Be prepared to come and get your scare on. Our halls are definitely haunted. Open every Fri. and Sat. Adm. chg. 765-346-3223; hallcivic.org

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Oct. 7

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic And Chili Cook-Off Riverwalk. Chili cook-off features a variety of delicious chili. 765-472-1855. Cole Porter Classic: 5k,10k run/walk starts at YMCA and run along Nickel Plate Trail. Adm. chg. 765-469-5066; enjoymiamicounty.com

Oct. 7

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Ethos Celebration Of The Arts

Amphitheater. 5th annual event featuring a juried art show, a community art show, musical entertainment, interactive art activities and more. The evening concludes with an open-air painting competition and a live band. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com C

Oct. 7-8

Kendallville (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Apple Festival Of Kendallville

Fairgrounds. 1800-1865 pioneer festival offering skilled demonstrators, primitive village, children’s crafts and games, contests, antiques, crafts, foods, and entertainment. Adm. chg. 260-350-1119; kendallvilleapplefestival.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 5-6

Oct. 7-8, 14-15

Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

37th Annual Heartland Apple Festival

Beasley’s Orchard. Fun-filled family events featuring hayrides to the pumpkin patch, U-pick apples, corn maze, apple cannons, yard games, entertainment, food, craft vendors, and more. Adm. chg. 317-745-4876; beasleys-orchard.com C

Oct. 8

Bristow (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Oct. 7

Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas In October

Fishers High School, Door FH1 and Door FH19. 140 juried vendors. $5 adults. $3 seniors 62+ and students aged 12-17. Email: fisherscraftfair @ fishersband.org. fishersband.org C X

Oct. 7

Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Potter’s Bridge Fall Festival

Potter’s Bridge Park. Visit more than 100 arts, crafts, and food booths. Enjoy the free KidZone and live entertainment or simply take in the natural beauty of the White River Greenway Trail. No adm. chg. 317-770-4400; myhamiltoncountyparks.com

C X 2024 Festival Date: Oct. 5

Bristow’s Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique And Classic Car And Truck Show

Bristow Community Center, Bristow, Indiana. Bristow’s 32nd Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show. Food, craft and music vendors. Dash plaques, country store, wagon rides, flea market. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Oct. 13

Oct. 13-14

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Zimmerman Glasstoberfest

Zimmerman Art Glass. Celebrate a family tradition of glass making. Demonstrations, live music, beer garden, artists’ booths, entertainment and German food. No adm. chg. 812-738-2138; thisisindiana.org C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 11-12

Oct. 13-14

Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Sleepy Hollow Car Show And Cruise In And Arts And Crafts

Courthouse Square and Ogle Riverfront Park.

Courthouse Square arts and crafts, demonstrations and more; Ogle Riverfront Park car show and cruise in, kids’ activities, music, and food. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 11-12

Oct. 7

Jamestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Jamestown Apple Cider Festival

Pleasant Acres Nature Park, 833 E. Main St. Antique apple cider press in operation all day. Live music, food and other vendors, cornhole and kids’ activities. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-676-5928; jamestownin.com X

Oct. 13-15

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Antique Steam & Gas Engine Tractor Show

2144 New Harmony Rd. Take a step back in time...sawmill cutting log, wheat threshing, sorghum making, horse and tractor plowing, corn picking and shelling, flea market, food booths. Adm. chg. 812-453-4520; visitwarrick.com C X

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Oct. 13-28

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Haunted Village Of Metamora

Metamora Business District. Indiana’s Canal Town decorated with a variety of Halloween-themed scenes. Fri. and Sat. evenings family-friendly hayride and guided tours are offered for spooky fun. Enjoy beautiful fall colors in the historic Whitewater Valley. Adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamoraindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 11-26

Oct. 14

Roanoke (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

A Renaissance In Roanoke

Downtown. Outdoor juried art marketplace. Original art and handmade crafts by regional artists; kids’ fun, demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment, Plein Air paint-out, food. No adm. chg. 425-830-5537; renaissanceinroanoke.org C X

Oct. 14

Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Oct. 14-15

Westport (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days

Oct. 14

Medora (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

HOPE Medora Goes Pink

Downtown Medora. Enjoy wagon, carriage, and barrel rides. Great food. 5k walk/run, health fair, vendor booths, parade and Live music. No adm. chg. 812-966-2754; medoragoespink.com C 2024 Festival Date: Oct. 12

Harper Valley Farms. Family fun, pumpkin picking in a scenic eight-acre patch. Farm animals, sunflower maze, refreshments, fall decorations. Patch opens Sep. 24. No adm. chg. 812-591-3416; indianapumpkinpatch.com

C 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 12-13

Oct. 20-31

Cutler (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Haunted Adams Mill

CR S. 75 E. Ghostly tours of all three floors of historic Adams Mill. Tractor-drawn hayrides through the haunted forest. Enjoy warm treats around the campfire. Last two weekends in Oct. Adm. chg. adams-mill.org

Oct. 14

Columbia City (Whitley Co., East Reg.)

Autumn Harvest Festival Fairgrounds. 10th Annual. 9am-3pm. Join us for a Saturday full of craft vendors, food vendors, kids’ games, a car show, and farm toy show. Demolition derby begins late afternoon. 260-244-7615; whitleycounty4h.com C

Oct. 14

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Haunted Huntingburg

Historic 4th and Market Streets. Join us if you dare. Downtown transforms into a haunted adventure. Live blues music, kids’ activities, wine and craft beer, food booths and more. Fun for all ages. Adm. chg. 812-301-2209; destinationhuntingburg.com C X

2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 25-30

Oct. 21

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Chocolate Festival

Miami County Artisan Gallery. Sample delicious chocolate from area restaurants and bakeries who compete for prizes. Wine tasting and live music in a beautiful, historic gallery. Chocolate, wine by the glass and art for sale. Adm. Chg. 765-919-4278; miamicountyartisangallery.com C X

Oct. 21

Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.)

12th Annual Crush Hunger Saturday

Red Gold. America’s largest privately-owned premium tomato manufacturing company, is hosting their Annual Red Gold Run to Crush Hunger. The event will feature a 5K run/walk and 1-mile family walk. Registration Fee. 765-557-5500; crushhungersaturday.com C

95 Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 4 for County & Regional Map.

Oct. 21

Pennville (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Pennville Pumpkin Festival

Pennville Park. Giant pumpkin contest, parade, arts and craft vendors, food, costume contest, kids’ activities, live music, 5k run/walk and antique fire truck show. No adm. chg. 260-251-1816 C

Oct. 21-22

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Harvest Home Arts & Crafts Show

Dubois Co. 4-H Fairgrounds. Early holiday shopping. Tri-state’s premier arts and craft show for over 40 years. Over 200 vendors creating handcrafted items using wood, clay, fabrics, yarns, wax, metals, glass, ceramics and more. $3 parking. No adm. chg. 812-630-6218; 4 riversartsandcrafts.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 19-20

Oct. 21-22

Bethlehem (Clark Co., South Reg.)

Autumn On The River

Old School House Grounds. Devour tasty food, tap toes to live music, shop variety of vendors, play lawn games, explore the 1927 school house and enjoy the beauty of the Ohio river valley. No adm. chg. 317-491-4148

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 19-20

Oct. 21-28

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Irvington Halloween Festival, 76th Annual

Historic Irvington Neighborhood. Week full of events including: street fair with 250 vendors and artists, costume parade, costume contests, Masquerade Ball, Zombie Bike Ride, and music. No adm. chg. 317-759-3378; irvingtonhalloween.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 19-26

Oct. 21-22

Cannelton (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Shubael Pioneer Village Heritage Weekend

Hwy. 66, Rocky Point. Reconstructed log homes in a pioneer village setting. Blacksmith, weaving, bread oven, stone jail, country store, food, and music. Worship service on Sun. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 19-20

Oct 26-28

Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest

Monroe County Fairgrounds. Hot air balloons, some in special shapes. Tethered balloon rides, pyrotechnic skydivers, Kiwanis idol, inflatables, food and commercial vendors, bands, wine and beer garden, fireworks, costume parade, hayrides, and more. Adm. chg. C X 812-345-3794; kiwanisindianaballoonfest.com

Oct. 21-22

Vallonia (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Fort Vallonia Days

Historic Fort on Main St. Food, craft, and flea market vendors. Sat. parade 1pm. Live entertainment. 5k run/walk. Baby contest. Muzzleloader shoot. Tomahawk, horseshoe and knife throw. Cornhole tournament. Primitive demonstrators. No adm. chg. 812-528-1250; fortvalloniadays.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Oct. 19-20

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Oct. 27-28

Rockville & Montezuma (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Halloween In Parke County

Rockville Lake, Raccoon Lake and Montezuma.

Three Parke County Halloween Celebrations. Adm. chg.

Oct. 28-29 - Rockville Lake, 765-569-6541

Oct. 29 - Raccoon Lake, 765-280-4012

Oct. 29 - Montezuma, 765-592-0829

Oct. 28

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Mischief On Meridian

Downtown. Offering families a fun, safe environment to celebrate Halloween. Enjoy entertainment and trunk or treating. 5pm-8pm. lebanon.in.gov/events C

Oct. 28

Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Heritage Day

Rockport City Park. Take a walk through history when the village comes to life with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, kids’ activities, museum tour, music, food and more. Adm. chg. 812-649-9147; lincolnpioneervillage.com

C 2024 Festival Dates: May 11, Oct. 26

Oct. 28

Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Elwood Chamber Of Commerce Spooktacular

Callaway Park. Come enjoy the Halloween parade, vendors, family-friendly movie, and more. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwoodchamber-in.org X

Oct. 28

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Halloween Town

DriveHubler.com Amphitheater at Youngs Creek Park. 5K run/walk and one-mile family fun walk, downtown activities for all ages, and Trick Your Trunk. No adm. chg. 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org C X 2024 Festival Date: Oct. 26

Oct. 28-29

Indianapolis (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Crossroads Air Show

Indianapolis Regional Airport. This entertaining event will feature the famous Blue Angels, a lineup of air performances, ground displays, entertainment and more. Adm. chg. C X 317-813-7070; crossroadsairshow.com

Oct. 28, Dec 2

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show

Antique & Misc. Bldg. in Shipshewana. Series of two curated pop-up markets, featuring 100+ vendors selling gifts, vintage items, home decor, crafts, clothing, accessories, beauty products, jewelry, baked goods, signs and more. All authentic stuff picked with quality in mind. 9am-3pm. Adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/events C X 2024 Date: Oct. 26

Oct. 28-29, Corydon Extravaganza See Apr. 22 listing

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Nov. 3-4

Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Pink Wagon Market

Celebrations Event Center. Adm. chg. 812-216-3320 C X

2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 1-2

Nov. 4

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Delta Theta Tau Antique Show-60th Annual Johnson County Fairgrounds. One day only 9am-4pm.

Admission $5 at the door. $1 discount with the Festival Guide. Food served, free parking, proceeds support local charities. Call for info. 317-694-8052 X

Nov. 4

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Delta Theta Tau Gift & Hobby Show

Shelbyville Middle School. Celebrate 51 years of shopping. Handcrafted toys, jewelry, florals, confections, apparel and more. Refreshments available. Proceeds support local charities. No adm. chg. 317-401-5078; giftandhobbyshow.com C

2024 Festival Date: Nov. 2

Nov. 5-12

Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Huntingburg Christmas Stroll

Historic 4th and Market Streets. For over 35 years the Stroll has opened up the county for the holiday shopping season. Visit many unique and specialty shops, dine at the local restaurants, stroll though the beautiful Downtown 4th Street and visit the new Market Street Park. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; duboiscountychristmas.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 3-10

Nov. 5-Dec. 10

Shipshewana (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Christmas In Shipshewana

Town-wide. Celebrate the holidays in the heart of Amish Country. Stroll and shop for unique gifts in our quaint downtown and enjoy millions of lights and decorations on display town-wide. Santa’s favorite stop for locally-made products, tasty treats and a magical good time. No adm. chg. C X 260-768-4008; visitshipshewana.org

Nov. 5, 10, 11

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Quigley Jazz Jam Fest

Riverview Event Center and Peru Maennerchor.

Nov. 5 - Fascinating Rhythm Band at Peru Maennerchor.

Nov. 10 - No Regrets Blues Band at Peru Maennerchor.

Nov. 11 - Quigley Big Band at Riverview Event Center. No adm. chg. 765-469-2398; enjoymiamicounty.com X

Nov. 11

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

ISFA Annual Meeting

Greenfield Central High School - Cougar Room. 8:30 am ISFA Annual Membership Meeting And Election of ISFA Board Members. Reports on ISFA member festivals, fairs and events. Celebration of the 51st Indiana Festival Guide. Open to the public and ISFA Members. No adm. chg. 765-592-1662; indianafestivals.org C X

Nov. 11

Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

ISFA Scholarship Pageant

Greenfield Central High School. 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. Indiana State Festivals Association Scholarship Pageant open to any ISFA member festival representative. $3,200.00 awarded in scholarships that evening.

Annual Scholarship Pageant held since 1991. Open to the public and ISFA Members. Adm. chg. 574-952-7379; indianafestivals.org C X

Nov. 11

Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

North Daviess Community Craft Show

North Daviess High School. Community arts and craft show highlighting the talents of the area. No adm. chg. 812-687-7686; daviesscounty.net C

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Nov. 11

Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Christmas In Pendleton

Downtown. Tis the season for fun. Snowball toss, parade, tree lighting, Snow Queen and Princesses, Santa’s workshop, carriage rides, shopping, live Christmas music, food, and Kids’ Zone. No adm. chg. 765-623-2068; pendletonin.org CX

Nov. 11

Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Delts’ Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show

Jay County Middle/Senior High School. 38th Annual Event. Over 150 booths. Food available all day. Sponsored by a philanthropic organization. All proceeds go to help others. Adm. chg. 260-726-6729 C X

Nov. 11-Dec. 30

Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

“A Christmas Story” Comes Home

Indiana Welcome Center. Immerse your family in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” through animatronic window displays of memorable scenes, special events, pictures with Santa, a photo-op with “Flick” on our flagpole and a gift shop full of official “A Christmas Story” merchandise. No adm. chg. 219-989-7979; achristmasstorycomeshome.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 16-Dec. 30

Nov. 11, Dec. 19, Second Saturdays See Jan. 14 listing

Nov. 17-19

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Christkindlmarkt

Courthouse Square. German-themed Christmas market. Ice skating, food, drink, decorations, crafts, entertainment, horse drawn carriage rides and wiener dog races. No adm. chg. 765-689-0159; enjoymiamicounty.org

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Nov. 17-Dec. 31

Shipshewana (Lagrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana’s Lights Of Joy

Shipshewana Flea Market Grounds (Enter from SR 5). Drive-thru light experience featuring more than two million LED lights displayed in a 1.5 mile-long symphony of various light scenes this holiday season. Open various dates in Nov. and Dec. Adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanalightsofjoy.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 15-Dec. 31

Nov. 18

Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Russiaville Winter Fest

Downtown Russiaville. Enjoy music, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and decorate the town Christmas tree. Join in the tree lighting and holiday fun. No adm. chg. 765-883-5739; townofrussiaville.com X

Nov. 18

Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Downtown Peru Christmas Open House

Downtown. Light Up. Peru parade, tree-lighing ceremony, shopping, stamping page all week, prizes, entertainment and visit Santa at his house. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.com

Nov. 18-Dec. 30

Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Carter Green. Offering a vast array of authentic German food, drink and gifts, sourced from Germany and Germanspeaking countries. From raclette and Glühwein, to pretzels and wurst, there’s a treat for every taste. No adm. chg. 317-559-6608; carmelchristkindlmarkt.com

Nov. 18-19

Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

Six Market Sites. Over 200 lavishly decorated booths spilling over with quality handmade treasures, antiques, art and Christmas wares. Delicious regional food and wine, live Glockenspiel, entertainment, free concert, free shuttle service between market sites, tours and more. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com

C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 16-17

Nov. 23-Dec. 31

Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

TPA Park Festival Of Lights

Frankfort TPA Park. The TPA Park will light up the skies during the holiday season. Join us to see over one million Christmas lights and several animated Christmas displays. Visit with Santa and his helpers. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. New this year, a walking path for all to enjoy. No adm. chg. 765-659-3422; frankfort-in.gov C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 28-Dec. 31

Nov. 24

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Light Up Logansport Parade

Broadway Street (8th-4th Streets). Every participant will be lit up in some way. Parade will begin at 6pm. Come celebrate the season with us. No adm. chg. See facebook for details. C

Nov. 24-25, Dec. 1-2

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

40th Nights Before Christmas

Candlelight Tour Of Homes

Historic Madison. Candlelight tour of private and public sites. $20 pre-sale ticket available through Nov. 1. $25 after. Children (5-12) $5. 800-559-2956; nightsbeforechristmas.com C

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Nov. 24-26, Dec. 1-3

Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Country Christmas

Historic District. Unique handmade gifts, crafts, original artwork, decorations, lights, live music, food, festivities. Santa in the 1822 Log Cabin for the kids 1-3 p.m. on Sat. and Sun. only. Vendors and shops open and full of gifts. Two three-day weekends of festive fun. No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8

Nov. 24-Dec. 31

Union City (Randolph Co., East Reg.)

A Community Christmas

Harter Park. Drive through a 68-acre light display to music and light show. Visit Santa in Gift Shop. Food Vendors. Follow us on Facebook for hours and more info. Donations welcome. No adm. chg. 765-964-6302 C X

2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 29-Dec. 31

Nov. 24-Dec. 17

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Festival Of Gingerbread

The History Center. The magic of the holidays takes shape in the form of over 100 handmade gingerbread houses and designs. Made by artists of all ages annually. Adm. chg. 260-426-2882; fwhistorycenter.org X

Nov. 24-Dec. 17

Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Christmas Walk

Metamora Business District. Celebrate the holidays in Indiana’s Canal Town. It’s the prettiest time of the year to make family memories with decorations and evening lights, Santa and carolers. Shops open until 10pm on Fri. and Sat. evenings. No adm. chg. 765-647-6522; metamoraindiana.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 29-Dec.22

Nov. 24-Jan. 2

Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Christmas In The Park

Spencer Park. Christmas in the Park is an enchanting, colorful drive-thru display to provide inspiration for the holiday season. Donations accepted. No adm. chg. 574-753-6969 C X

Nov. 25, Corydon Extravaganza See Apr. 22 listing

Nov. 25-Dec. 2

Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Festival Of Trees!

Paramount Theatre. Professionally designed Christmas trees. Bands, choirs, movies, major artists, and The Nutcracker. See website for details. Adm. chg. 765-642-1234; andersonparamount.org X

Nov. 25-Dec. 31

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Christmas At The Seiberling

Seiberling Mansion. Tour the Seiberling Mansion and Howard County Museum, adorned with elaborate decorations and thousands of holiday lights. Open Tues.-Sun. 1-4pm and select evening hours. Adm. chg. 765-452-4314; hchistory.org C X

Nov. 26

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Light Up Corydon

310 N. Elm St. Watch as downtown Corydon becomes illuminated with thousands of lights. Browse the stores downtown, enjoy live entertainment, carriage rides, and visit Santa. No adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X

Nov. 24-Dec. 23

Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas In The Village

Downtown. Small business weekend, Santa, parade, Christmas Crawl, Ladies’ Night and more. No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org

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Nov. 5-Dec. 10

Christmas In Shipshewana See Nov. 5 listing

Nov. 24-Dec. 17

Festival Of Gingerbread See Nov. 24 listing

Nov. 24-Dec. 17

Metamora Christmas Walk See Nov. 24 listing

Nov. 17-Dec. 30

Carmel Christkindlmarkt See Nov. 17 listing

Nov. 23-Dec. 31

TPA Park Festival Of Lights See Nov. 23 listing

Nov. 24-Dec. 31

A Community Christmas See Nov. 24 listing

Nov. 25-Dec. 31

Christmas At The Seiberling See Nov. 25 listing

Dec. TBD

Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Christmas In BoonVillage

Downtown Square. Get into the holiday spirit. Lighting of Christmas decorations, Santa in Park, carriage rides, extended shopping hours. Longest running Christmas parade in Indiana. No adm. chg. 812-217-7887; visitwarrick.com C X

Dec. 1

Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Christmas At Grouseland

Grouseland - William H. Harrison Mansion and Museum. Experience traditional Christmas reminiscent of the Harrison years. Period re-enactors, traditional decorations, refreshments, music, carriage rides. No adm. chg. 812-882-2096; grouselandfoundation.org C

Dec. 1-2

Connersville (Fayette Co., East Reg.)

Winterfest

Downtown Connersville. Tree Lighting, carriage rides, food, music, shopping, and more. Join us for all the holiday fun. 317-753-3637; townoffortville.com X

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Dec. 1-2

Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Brookville Cookie Crumb Trail

Brookville Main St. Purchase your passport, explore downtown Brookville and receive a cookie at each stop. Over 17 stops. Adm. chg. 765-647-6522 C X 2024 Festival Dates: Dec. 6-7

Dec. 1-2, Nov. 24-25

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

40th Nights Before Christmas

Candlelight Tour Of Homes

Historic Madison. Candlelight tour of private and public sites. $20 pre-sale ticket available through Nov. 1. $25 after. Children (5-12) $5. 800-559-2956; nightsbeforechristmas.com

Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17

Santa Claus (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Santa Claus Christmas Celebration

Santa Claus. Celebrate the season in famous Santa Claus, Indiana. Enjoy the annual parade, roasting chestnuts, and more festive activities the first three weekends in Dec. No adm. chg. 888-444-9252; santaclausind.org/christmas C 2024 Festival Dates: Dec. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22

Dec. 1-30

Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

“A Christmas Story” Comes Home Indiana Welcome Center. Immerse your family in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” through animatronic window displays of memorable scenes, special events, pictures with Santa, a photo-op with “Flick” on our flagpole and a gift shop full of official “A Christmas Story” merchandise. No adm. chg. 219-989-7979; achristmasstorycomeshome.com C X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 16-Dec. 30

Dec. 1-3, Nov. 24-26

Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Country Christmas

Historic District. Unique handmade gifts, crafts, original artwork, decorations, lights, live music, food, festivities. Santa in the 1822 Log Cabin for the kids 1-3 p.m. on Sat. and Sun. only. Vendors and shops open, full of gifts. Two three-day weekends of festive fun. No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com X 2024 Festival Dates: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8

Dec 2, Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage See Oct. 28 listing

Dec. 2

Medora (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Medora Christmas Festival And Parade

Downtown. Let us kick off your holiday season. Festive fun, tree-lighting, craft vendors, warm festival food, dancing, music and, of course, Santa. Incredible parade starts Sat. at 1pm. No adm. chg. 812-528-6042; jacksoncountyin.com C

Dec. 1-3

Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Jasper O’Tannenbaum Days

Courthouse Square and Citywide. Talented artisans demonstrate skills in many stores. Santa, carriage rides, entertainment, great food, craft show and church bazaars. Fun for all. Visit for the day or spend the night in a hotel or bed and breakfast. No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperin.org X 2024 Festival Dates: Dec. 6-8

Dec. 2

Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Newburgh Celebrates Christmas Downtown Newburgh. Visit Newburgh as we show off our Victorian Christmas spirit. Characters and musicians stroll the streets and chestnuts roast on an open fire. No adm. chg. 812-853-2815; historicnewburgh.org C X

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Dec. 2

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Christmas Market

Parke County 4-H Fairgrounds. The perfect opportunity to shop handmade and homemade gifts for family, friends and even yourself. Enjoy a warm building, talented vendors and quality products. 9am-2pm. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com C

Dec. 2

Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Holidays Under The Spires

Town Hall. Spend the day in our Village of Spires enjoying entertainment old-world style, a chime choir, fresh-baked cookies, craft venues. This annual event will instill the holiday spirit. No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; holidaysunderthespires.com

Dec. 2

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Rockville Hometown Holidays

Historic Rockville Courthouse Square. Night parade, tree lighting ceremony. Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves. Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and caroling. Shop the Art Gallery, eight antique shops, old-fashioned 5 & 10, theater, eateries, candle shop and local artisans. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; mainstreet-rockville.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Dec. 7

Dec. 2

Fortville (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Winterfest 2023

Main Street. Parade at 2:30pm welcoming Santa, tree lighting at 6pm, vendors and food starting at noon. Music all day and a kidzone with an ice rink. No adm. chg. 317-753-3637; townoffortville.com C X

Dec. 2

Cumberland (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt

Downtown Cumberland. The Weihnachtsmarkt (vie-noks-mart) is an annual, fun-for-all-ages event celebrating the holidays and our German heritage. Food, vendors, music, Santa, and more. No adm. chg. 317-894-6203; town.cumberland.in.us

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Dec. 2

Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Christmas At The Canal

Wabash and Erie Canal Park. Crafters and artisans, demonstrations, unique gifts, food. Tour the Pioneer Village decorated for the holidays. No adm. chg. 765-564-2870 X 2024 Festival Date: Dec. 7

Dec. 2

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Holiday Lighting

Johnson County Courthouse Lawn. 66th annual tradition is an all-day event featuring a lighted parade, musical entertainment, children’s activities, and Santa visits. Approx. 7pm lighting of the Courthouse and downtown. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com

Dec. 2

Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade

Downtown Main Street. Indiana’s largest holiday parade is a magical Sat. evening downtown. This lighted night parade features Santa, floats, and fun for the community. 5:30pm-8:30pm. No adm. chg. 765-742-4044; greaterlafayettecommerce.com/events X

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Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas In The Cabin And Parade

Lebanon Memorial Park, 130 E. Ulen Dr. Stop in for hot chocolate & cookies before visiting with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Then sign up for a carriage ride around the park. Enjoy the evening parade. Adm. $5/person. 765-482-8860; seashorewaterpark.org C X

Dec. 2

Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

City Of Rockport Christmas Festival

City of Rockport. The city of Rockport gets festive during the holidays with a parade, breakfast and photos with Santa, a craft show, and the Treemendous Christmas in the Village ($). No adm. chg. 812-649-9147; indianasabelincoln.org/events

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Dec. 2-3

West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Purdue Christmas Show

Elliott Hall of Music. For 90 years, this magical, lyrical, annual campus miracle has wowed audiences of over 17,000. Adm. chg. 765-494-3933; purdue.edu/pmo C X

Dec. 7

Converse (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Christmas In Converse

Jefferson St. Wonderful shopping, prizes, food, great entertainment. Kids can see Santa. No adm. chg. 765-395-3344 C X

Dec. 7

New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Christmas Walk

Downtown New Castle. All of the sights and sounds of Christmas. Santa, shopping, carriage rides, kids’ activities, food, more. Community favorite event. No adm. chg. 765-529-5210; nchcchamber.com C X 2024 Festival Date: Dec. 5

Jan. 5-7, 2024

Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

INAF & ISFA Annual Convention

Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel. Education sessions, entertainment showcases, panel discussions, industry trade show. Attended by over 1,500 Indiana representatives. 317-372-2449; indianafairsandfestivals.org

Feb. 23-24, 2024

Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Marsh Madness

Humphreys Park and Goose Pond Visitor Center. During bird migration through Southern Indiana. Sandhill Cranes and other birds to enjoy. Birding tours, food, craft vendors, educational nature sessions. 812-890-3673; friendsofgoosepond.org

Feb. 24-25, Mar. 2-3, 2024

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County Maple Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Maple syrup producers tap trees to provide sugar water for making maple syrup. Pancake breakfast, painting, arts, crafts and maple syrup. Tour maple camps. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Feb. 29-Mar. 2, 2024

Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show

Monroe Convention Center. Over 200 beautiful quilts on display. Classes, vendors with sewing and other notions. Quilt-related exhibits at area museums. Food. ihqs.org

Mar. 15-17, 2024

Ireland (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

St. Patrick’s Celebration, Inc.

Ireland. Celebrate with us. Parade, wine tasting, craft fair, 5k walk/run, dodgeball tourney, pageant, kids’ events, Cars & Coffee, Irish Road Rally, food and more. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; stpatsirelandin.com

Mar. 16-17, 2024

New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Sugar Camp Days

Bendix Woods County Park. Sugar House. Pancake breakfast, tours. music, wagon rides, ice carving, kids’ activities, artisan demos, Native American life-ways. 574-654-3155; sjcparks.org

Dec. 11

Marengo (Crawford Co., South Reg.)

Caroling In The Cave/Marengo Cave

Marengo Cave U.S. National Landmark. An annual event of seasonal music, community involvement, and entertainment for the whole family. Silent auction, bake sale, and Santa are all part of the fun. 3pm. No adm. chg. 812-365-2705 Ext. 0; marengocave.com C

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A "A Christmas Story" Comes Home 101, 105 A Community Christmas .................103 A Renaissance In Roanoke 95 ACD Mini Meet 71 Allen County Fair ............................ 41 American Legion Post 119 Bed Race 81 Amish Quilt Auction ........................75 Anderson Madison County Visitors Bureau 10, 43 Andersontown Powwow And Indian Market ...................... 79 Angola Art Festival 65 Angola Balloons Aloft 52 Antique Steam & Gas Engine Tractor Show 62, 94 Apple Butter Festival 83 Apple Festival Of Kendallville 94 Archway Days Festival 71 Art Beat ........................................ 70 Art Blitz......................................... 83 Art Of Wine 28 Art On The Wabash 90 Artie Fest 63 Artomobilia 72 Arts & Culture Fest 39 Arts In The Park ............................. 78 ArtsWalk ........................................91 Atlanta New Earth Festival 87 Attica Heritage Days 83 Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival 73 Augtoberfest 70 Aurora Farmers Fair 90 Autumn Harvest Festival .................. 95 Autumn On The River 96 B Back To The Fifties Festival, Inc. 82 Banks Of The Wabash Festival (48th) 28 Barbeque, Blues And Brews ............ 27 Bargersville Harvest Moon Fall Festival ................................ 82 Battle Of The BBQ 69 Beers Across The Wabash 72 Berne Swiss Days 62 Bloomfield Apple Festival 91 Blues In The 'Burg .......................... 78 Blues, Beer, And BBQ ..................... 45 Bluffton Free Street Fair................... 83 Boone County 4-H Fair 59 Boone County 4th Of July 42 Boone County Convention And Visitors Bureau 10, 58, 63 Boone County Summer Fest ............. 30 Boone County Treasure Hunt ..... 24, 84 Brew Fest ...................................... 69 Brews On Buckeye 63 Brews On The Boulevard 62 Brick Street Market 45 Bridgeton Civil War Days ............... 73 Bridgeton Country Christmas 103, 105 Bridgeton Milling Days 79 Bridgeton Rendezvous .................... 23 Bristol Homecoming Festival 55 Bristow's Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique And Classic Car And Truck Show 94 Brookville CanoeFest 42 Brookville Cookie Crumb Trail 105 Buffalo Community Daze ................ 34 Burlington Fall Festival 77 C Canal Days Festival 48 Carmel Christkindlmarkt .................102 Carmel International Arts Festival 85 Carmel On Canvas 81 Carmel PorchFest ........................... 83 Carmel Winter Garmes 16 CarmelFest 48 Caroling In The Cave/ Marengo Cave 107 Carroll County Chamber Of Commerce ...............10 Cass County 4-H Fair 52 Cass County Visitors Bureau 10, 54 Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival 91 Cedar Lake Summerfest .................. 48 Celebration In The Ville 27 Central Indiana Enchanted Fairy Festival .............................. 28 CHall Illustration/Design And Associates 6 Chandelier Barn Market ................. 80 Chocolate Celebration 24 Chocolate Festival 95 Chocolate Walk ............................. 65 Christkindlmarkt 101 Christmas At Grouseland ...............104 Christmas At The Canal 106 Christmas At The Seiberling ...........103 Christmas In BoonVillage 104 Christmas In Converse 107 Christmas In October 94 Christmas In Pendleton 101 Christmas In Shipshewana 100 Christmas In The Cabin And Parade 107 Christmas In The Park 103 Christmas In TheVillage..................103 Christmas Walk 107 Circus City Festival ......................... 59 City Of East Chicago 10, 66, 67 City Of Knox 2023 Family Fun Day And Fireworks Show 48 City Of Rockport Christmas Festival 107 City Of Whiting .................. 10, 18, 19 Cody Ikerd And The Sidewinders 7 Cole Porter Festival ........................ 33 Colonel Vawter Day 78 Colonial Market Days ..................... 82 Columbus Scottish Festival 77, 79 Cory Apple Festival 84 Corydon Extravaganza................... 20 Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive 45 Covered Bridge Art Association Open Art Show 75 Covered Bridge CapitalParke County 10 Covered Bridge Christmas Market ..106 Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival ... 34 Crossroads Acoustic Music Festival 21 Crossroads Air Show 99 Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival ...................................... 33 Cruise Indy Car Show And Car Cruise 82 Crush Hunger Saturday (12th Annual) 95 Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival ...................................... 78 Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt 106 D Dan Patch Days Community Festival 77 Dana Ernie Pyle Fireman's Festival 65 Daviess County Turkey Trot............... 76 Daviess County Visitors Bureau..... 1, 10 Decatur Sculpture Tour 33 DeKalb County Free Fall Fair 72, 88 Delta Theta Tau Antique Show (60th Annual) 100 Delta Theta Tau Gift & Hobby Show ......................... 100 Delts' Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show . 101 Denver Days Festival Sesquicentennial Celebration 65 Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair (13th Annual) 62 Downtown Blues And Jazz Festival 61 Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival ..... 76 Downtown Peru Christmas Open House 102 Dubois County Visitor Center 10, 101 Duck Creek Spring Fling 24 Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Car Show ....................... 84 E Eagles in Flight Weekend 16 Elkhart County 4-H Fair 60 Elkhart County CVB 10, 22 Elkhart County Quilts Gardens 8 Elwood Chamber of Commerce Spooktacular .............................. 99 Elwood Glass Festival ..................... 70 Ethos Celebration of the Arts 94 Events at the State Theatre 8 Experience Franklin County, Indiana, Inc. 11 Express ATM LLC 6
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F Fairmount Museum Days/ James Dean Festival .................... 85 Fall Harvest Festival 78 Famous St. Joe Pickle Festival 55 Farmer's Pike Festival ....................... 74 Fayette County Free Fair 63 Fayette CountyTour Connersville ................... 11, 49 Feast of the Hunters' Moon 87 Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt 101, 102 Ferdinand Folk Festival 81 Festival Country Indiana Visitor Center Front Cover, 11, 32 Festival of Gingerbread 103 Festival Of Ice 16 Festival Of The Lakes ...................... 55 Festival Of The Turning Leaves50th Celebration ........................ 84 Festival Of Trees 103 500 Festival 24 Flora Depot Day Festival 85 Flower & Garden Show Of Carroll County 20 Fly/In Cruise/In...............................75 Ford 68th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show 16 Forks Of The Wabash Pioneer Festival 86 Fort Vallonia Days 96 Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival 28 Fourth Street Festival Of The Arts And Crafts.................75 Francesville Fall Festival 81 Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival 81 Frankfort Hot Dog Festival 62 Franklin County 4-H Fair 59 Franklin County Antique Machinery Show ........................ 88 Franklin County Quilt Show ............. 27 Franklin Fall Festival 89 Franklin Firecracker Festival 48 Frankton Heritage Days Festival 81 Fred The Goat Public Art Gig 25 French Market 79 Friendship Flea Market ....................37 Friendship Flea Market ................... 80 Frühlingsfest 25 Fulton County Historical Society. 8 Fulton County Visitor And Tourism Bureau 11, 38 G Garden Gate: Jazz, Wine, & Craft Beer 23 Gatlin Gauntlet Obstacle Course ....... 8 Gem Mineral Fossil Show (58th Annual) 42 GhostWalk 91 Gibson County Fair ........................ 54 Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau 11 Global Fest.................................... 82 Goodstock Operation Restoring Hope Music Festival 68 Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral And Fossil Show 78 Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau 11, 51 Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade 106 Greencastle Music Fest 71 Greene County Convention, Visitors, Tourism Commission 11, 31 Greenfield Main Street ................... 53 Greensburg Power Of The Past 69 Greenwood Freedom Festival 45 Grissom Air Museum Warbird Cruise-In 64 H Hall's Haunted Halls 91 Halloween In Parke County ............. 99 Halloween Town 99 Hamilton County Bicentennial 16 Hamilton County Tourism. 11, Inside Back Cover Hancock County 4H Fair 42 Hancock County Tourism & Visitor Center 11, 50, 86, 104 Hank Ruff 7 Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days 95 Harrison County Convention & Visitors Bureau 11 Harrison County Fair 37 Harrison County Popcorn Festival .... 46 Harrodsburg Heritage Days 27 Harvest Fest 80 Harvest Home Arts & Crafts Show ... 96 Harvest Homecoming Festival 90 Haubstadt Sommerfest .....................37 Haunted Adams Mill 95 Haunted Huntingburg ..................... 95 Haunted Village Of Metamora 95 Haynes Apperson Festival ............... 46 Heartland Apple Festival (37th Annual ) 94 Hendricks County 4-H Fair 60 Heritage Day 27, 99 Hickory Bus 8 Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally 71 Hog Jog & Pork Pull 39 Holiday Lighting 106 Holidays Under The Spires 106 Holland Fest 80 Honey Harvest Celebration ..............81 Hoosier Energy 6, Back Cover Hoosier Hardwood Festival ............. 72 Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival 30 HOPE Medora Goes Pink ............... 95 Hops & Vines 68 Howard County Fair ....................... 54 Huntingburg Christmas Stroll 100, 101 Huntingburg Fourth Fridays ............. 29 Huntingburg Herbstfest 84 Huntington Heritage Days ............... 30 I INAF & ISFA Annual Convention.......16 Indian Market & Festival 45 Indiana Bacon Festival 72 Indiana Black Expo, Anderson Chapter Summer Festival 62 Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo (25th Annual) ......................17 Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Inside Front Cover, 6 Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering 42 Indiana Foodways Alliance 6 Indiana Heritage Quilt Show 17 Indiana Peony Festival 27 Indiana State Fair........................... 62 Indiana State Festivals AssociationISFA 1 Promotional vehicle 6 Indiana State Festivals Association Spring Workshop 20 Indiana State Park Inns 9, 98 Indiana Tourism Association 6 Indiana Welcome CenterSouth Shore Convention And Visitors Authority 11, 112 Indy GreekFest 2023 71 Indy Tattoo Expo 34 International Circus Hall Of Fame Calliope Festival 39 Irvington Halloween Festival, 76th Annual ............................... 96 ISFA Annual Meeting .................... 100 ISFA Scholarship Pageant 100 J Jackson County Fair ........................ 61 Jackson County Visitor Center 11 Jackson County Watermelon Festival 64 Jamestown Apple Cider Festival 94 Jasper County Fair .......................... 61 Jasper O'Tannenbaum Days 101, 105 Jasper Strassenfest 64 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival ...........17 Jay County Heritage Festival 85 Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau 12 Jennings County Tourism .............. 7, 12 Johnny Appleseed Festival 83 Johnson County 4-H & Agricultural Fair .......................... 60 Johnson County Antique Machinery Show (32nd Annual) 37 Jonesboro River Rally 84 Judah Heritage Festival ................... 38 July 4th Celebration 50 Juneteenth Celebration 39 K Ken Maynard Cowboy Day............. 59 Kenwanna Fall Festival ................... 85 Kilnfest 82 Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest 96, 97 Kokomo Strawberry Festival 30 Kosciusko County Community Fair 55
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L Labor Day Celebration 74 LaGrange County 4-H Fair .............. 54 LaGrange County Convention And Visitors Bureau 12, 21 Lagro Good Ole Days .....................37 Lake James Antique & Classic Boat Show 63 Lanesville Heritage Weekend ........... 76 Lapel Village Fair 51 LaPorte County Fair ........................ 54 Lark Ranch 87 Latino Culture Fest ........................... 74 Lawrence County Tourism 12, 44 Lebanon ........................................ 63 Leeper Park Art Fair 41 Leota Country Frolic ........................71 Levi Coffin Days 83 Lexington Old Settlers Days ............ 38 Liberty 4th Of July Celebration 46 Light Up Corydon ..........................103 Light Up Logansport Parade 102 Lights Over Morse Lake Festival 48 Ligonier Marshmallow Festival 74 Lincoln's Lebanon And Civil War Re-enactment 86 Linton Fall Arts Festival 89 Linton Freedom Festival 50 Little Cousin Jasper Festival 78 Little Italy Festival 74 Lyles Station Corn Maze 91 M Madison Chautauqua Festival Of Art 89 Madison County 4-H Fair 60 Madison Regatta Governor's Cup & Roostertail Music Festival ... 46 Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues 69 Main Street Rockville Cruise-In ........ 30 Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival And Car Show ........................... 23 Marengo Cave 9 Marion County Fair ........................ 42 Marion/Grant County Visitors Bureau12 Marsh Madness ..............................17 Marshall County 12, 26 Marshall County Blueberry Festival .. 73 Mascot Hall Of Fame 9 Mayors Cup Go Kart Grand Prix .... 27 Medora Christmas Festival And Parade 105 Mellencouger 7 Memorial Day Parade 29 Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival 91 Metamora Chain Saw Carving Invitational 28 Metamora Christmas Walk 103 Metamora Mandolin Gathering 23 Metamora Music Festival .................75 Metamora Strawberry Days 33 Miami County 4-H Fair 41 Miami County Chamber Of Commerce And Tourism Bureau ..................... 12 Miami County Farmers Market 30 Miami Days At The Pillars 73 Michiana Renaissance Festival ........ 73 Michigan City LaPorte CVB 12, 29 Michigan Festivals And Events Association.....................................15 MidAmerica Threshing & Antique 65 Middletown Fall Funfest 83 Military Vehicle Show & Swap Meet 80 Mischief on Meridian 99 Mississinewa 1812 88 Mitchell Persimmon Festival (76th) .... 87 Monarch Car Show 27 Morgan County Antique Machinery Association's Show 42 Morgan County Fair ........................52 Mosey Down Main Street 27 Motel T Covered Bridge Tour 87 Muncie Visitors Bureau .............. 12, 61 Music on Depot: New Pal Summer Concert Series 61 N Nappanee Apple Festival 75, 80 National Powwow XVIII 51 New Carlisle Hometown Days 62 New Pal Summer Fest 42 New Palestine Fall Festival ............... 76 Newberry Festival 69 Newburgh Celebrates Christmas ....105 Newburgh Wine Fest 24 Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb .... 88 Newton County Pun'kin Vine Fair 54 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour Of Homes (40th) 102, 105 No Fences Ultimate Tribute To Garth Brooks 7 Noble County CVB ................... 12, 68 North Daviess Community Craft Show ................................ 100 North Judson Mint Festival 39 North Salem Old Fashion Days 76 North Webster Mermaid Festival 41 North Webster Tippecanoe Township Chamber Of Commerce 12 Northern Indiana Power From The Past Antique Power Show & Flea Market (46th) 59 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival 59 O Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival ... 65 Ohio County Tourism, Inc. 12 Oktoberfest 88 Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic And Chili Cook-Off 94 Old Court Days 29 Old Fashion Days .......................... 88 Old Settlers Festival........................ 64 Old Settlers Festival (168th Annual) . 65 Old Town Waverly Park Festival 86 Old Washington Street Festival 83 Old West Day 79 Oldenburg Freudenfest 59 Orleans Dogwood Festival 21 Ouibache Music Festival ................. 72 OUTfest......................................... 70 Over The River & Through The Woods 5K And Family Fun Walk 85 Owensville Watermelon Festival 64 P Paoli Fall Festival ............................ 74 Paragon Homecoming Festival .......... 74 Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks 45 Parke County 4-H Fair 52 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bellmore 92 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Billie Creek 92 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bloomingdale 92 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bridgeton 93 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Mansfield 93 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Mecca 93 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Montezuma................... 93 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Rockville ....................... 92 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Rosedale ...................... 93 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Tangier ......................... 93 Parke County Maple Fair 17 Pekin 4th Of July Celebration 50 Pendleton Fall Creek Heritage Fair 77 Pendleton Lions Club June Jamboree 33 Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival.......................... 63 Pennville Pumpkin Festival 96 Perry County Convention & Visitors Bureau 12 Perry County Dogwood Festival 20 Peru Visual Art Festival 27 Pierogi Fest.................................... 62 Pink Wagon Market ..................... 100 Polo At Hickory Hall Polo Club 34 Potter's Bridge Fall Festival 94 Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 19th Annual Gathering 34 Propeller Marketing 6 Pumpkin Fantasyland ...................... 90 Purdue Christmas Show ................. 107 Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days 79 Putnam County Visitors Center 14
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Q Quigley Jazz Jam Fest 100 Quilters Hall Of Fame Celebration 2023 60 R Raptor Days At Hardy Lake 84 Red Skelton Festival 37 Red, White, & Brauen Music Fest .................................. 72 Redkey Gas Boom Days 69 Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival 34 Riley Festival 89, 91 Riley Wrangler's Arts And Crafts Fair 24 Ripley County Tourism Bureau ..........14 Roann Covered Bridge Festival ......... 76 Roanoke Fall Festival (69th Annual) 76 Rock The Block Run 20 Rockville Hometown Holidays 106 Rosedale Strawberry Festival 30 Round The Fountain Art Fair ............ 29 Russell Farms Country Fall Festival ... 87 Russiaville Winter Fest 102 S Salamonie Summer Festival (56th Annual).................. 46 Salute To Veterans Of WWII 75 Santa Claus Christmas Celebration ...............................105 Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History 20 'Savor Lebanon' Craft Beer, Wine, Spirits And Food Fest 25 Schweizer Fest 65 Scotland Festival .............................81 Second Saturdays 16 Seymour Oktoberfest (50th Annual) 89 Shakamak Homecoming ................. 85 Shelby County Brew Fest 82 Shelby County Fair 37 Shelby County Tourism & Visitors Bureau 14, 35 Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show 99 Shipshewana Antique Market .......... 65 Shipshewana Flea Market 24 Shipshewana Ice Festival And Chili Cook-Off ..................... 54 Shipshewana's Lights Of Joy 102 Shoals Catfish Festival 48 Shubael Pioneer Village Heritage Weekend...................... 96 Sleepy Hollow Car Show, Cruise In And Arts & Crafts 94 Smoke On The Square .................... 25 Spark!Fishers 41 Spencer County Visitors Bureau 14 Spirit Of Monticello Festival ............ 38 Spirit Of Vincennes Rendezvous 29 Spring Wine Walk 20 Square Flare 90 Squeal On The Eel ......................... 34 St. George Middle Eastern Festival 81 St. John Festival 51 St. John Oktoberfest ....................... 84 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair 46 St. Patrick's Celebration, Inc. 17 St. Peter's Labor Day Festival ............ 76 Starke County Convention & Visitors Bureau 13, 14 Starke County Freedom Ride ........... 29 Stone's Trace Pioneer Festival And Fall Rendezvous 79 Strawberries On The Square 28 Sugar Camp Days ...........................17 Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival 83 Sulphur Springs Community Days & Mud Bog 71 Summer's End Festival 71 Summerfest .....................................52 Summertime Street Fest 60 Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau ...................14, 36 Swiss Wine Festival 71 T Talbot Street Art Fair (65th Annual) 41 Taste Of Montgomery County 73 Taste Of Shelby County 33 Taste Of The Gardens..................... 73 TASTE Of Tippecanoe 39 The Darlington Festival 63 The Hoosier Gym ............................. 8 The Indiana Hot Luck And Fiery Foods Marketplace 20 The Taste ....................................... 68 Three Rivers Festival 40, 52 Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair 60 Tipton County Pork Festival .............. 76 Touch Of Dutch Festival & Parade 68 Tourism Commission Of Sullivan County.......................14 TPA Park Festival Of Lights 102 TPA Park July 4th Festival 51 Traditional Pow Wow And Indian Market (41st Annual) 70 Trail Of Courage Living History Festival 82 Tree City Fall Festival 80 Tri-State 1st Responders Rodeo 33 Tri-State Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show 71 Tri-State Antique Market 24 Tri-State Gas Engine And Tractor Association 41st Swap And Sell Meet 27 Turkey Run Women's Wellness Retreat ........... 23 20th Century Chevy Car Fest 83 V Valparaiso Popcorn Festival 78 Van Buren Popcorn Festival ............. 64 Vermillion County Fair 37 Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show 88 Viking Fest......................................21 Vincennes/Knox County 14 Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet 46 Vintage Tractor And Farm Festival (39th Annual) 52 Visit Fort Wayne 14, 40 Visit French Lick West Baden ....................14, 56, 57 Visit Hendricks County 14 Visit Indiana 6, 47 Visit Koscuisko County ............... 15, 25 Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette 15 Visit Madison, Inc. 5, 15 Visit Morgan County ................. 15, 55 Visit South Bend Mishawana 15 Visit Wabash County 15 Visit Warrick County .......................15 Volksfest 2023 64 W Wabash Founder's Festival 80 Wabash Riverfest ............................52 Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival 23 Waldron Will Freedom Festival 46 WAMMfest By Sertoma Club Of Greenwood 70 Wanamaker Old Settlers Day & Car Show 46 Wanatah Scarecrow Festival ........... 85 Warm Glow Fall Festival 86 Washington County Tourism 9, 15 Waterman's Fall Harvest Festival ..... 88 Wayne County 4-H Fair 41 Welcome To Fairyville 20 Wendell Willkie Days ..................... 83 West Side Nut Club Fall Festival 90 Westville Pumpkin Festival 89 White River Valley Antique Show 76 Whitewater Valley Railroad 9, 39 Whitley County 4-H Fair 59 Winding Creek Music Festival ......... 69 Wine & Brew Fest 20 Wine Walk 41 Winterfest ....................................104 Winterfest 2023 106 Wolcott Summer Festival 46 Y Yellowstone Trail Fest ...................... 70 Z Zimmerman Glasstoberfest 94 Zionsville Brick Street Market 24 Zionsville Fall Festival ..................... 77 Zionsville Street Dance 65 Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5K 28
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