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June 13-14 West Boggs Civil War Reenactment 16117 US-231, Loogootee

September 10-13 White River Valley Antique Show Daviess Fairgrounds

August 6-8 Odon Old Settlers Festival Odon Park, Odon

September 11-12 Chandelier Barn Market 5060 E 350 N, Montgomery

September 5 Amish Quilt Auction Simon J Graber Building, Cannelburg

September 19-20 20th Century Chevy Car Festival East Side Park, Washington

September 10-13 Daviess County Turkey Trot Ruritan Park, Montgomery

September 26 Wine & Brew Fest Main Street, Washington

AUTHENTIC AMISH QUILTS FABULOUS FOOD ANTIQUES GUIDED TOURS 812.254.5262 • sbobbitt@dcchamber.com Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Welcome!

Dear Indiana Travelers and Festival Fans, Here in Indiana, festival season never stops. From car shows to music festivals to county fairs, there is something for everyone in the Hoosier state.

Suzanne Crouch Lt. Governor

The 2020 Indiana Festival Guide is the best source for choosing from one of the state’s hundreds of festivals. So pick your favorites, mark your calendars and enjoy all that Indiana has to offer. ®

On behalf of Indiana Tourism and the Indiana State Festivals Association, we would like to thank you for choosing Indiana as your festival destination all year long.

Safe travels! Brenda Alexander President, ISFA Frankton Heritage Days

Mission Statement:

Brenda Alexander

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. ~ISFA, 211 W Pennsylvania St., Rockville, IN 47872

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In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

2020 Convention: Jan. 3-5

2020 ISFA Spring Workshop: Apr. 18

The ISFA Scholarship Pageant and Annual Convention will be held in partnership with the Indiana Association of Fairs. Indianafairsandfestivals.org

Find information about the ISFA annual convention and Spring Workshop at IndianaFestivals.net.

About the Cover: Visit French Lick West Baden is the home to numerous festivals and events happening throughout the year, including the thrilling Block Bash each September that brings the Nation's top chainsaw artisans to town to compete live before auctioning off their "cutting edge art."

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Betty was an ISFA Treasurer, co-founder of the ISFA Scholarship Pageant and long-time board member of Harvest Homecoming in New Albany. Betty is deeply missed by her ISFA friends.


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TRAVEL INFORMATION

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 GuideÂŽ since 1972. HoosierEnergy.com

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.

Indiana Office of Tourism Development

219-391-8206; eastchicago.com C

Request free info to plan your Indiana getaway. Browse our site for events and festivals, attractions, discounts and first-hand tips. 800-677-9800; VisitIndiana.com C

Knox (Starke Co., North Reg.)

Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.) Anderson Madison County Visitors Bureau From festivals, museums, hiking and theatre to shopping, racing and a casino, both Anderson and Madison County have something for everyone all year long. 800-533-6569 C

City of Knox

Hometown family-friendly events. Beginning in May and running through December, there's something for everyone to enjoy! 574-772-4553; cityofknox.net 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

Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Boone County Convention & Visitors Bureau Information on events, attractions, shops and museums in Zionsville, Lebanon, Whitestown, Thorntown, Advance and Jamestown. 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

Uncover and discover the treasures of Cass County, including France Park and the Cass County Carousel. One of a few remaining carousels hand carved by Gustav Dentzel. 574-753-4856; visit-casscounty.com C 6

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Covered Bridge Capital-Parke County Parke County Tourism is a cooperative effort of the Parke County Convention/Visitors Commission and CVB, promoting year-round tourism and great festivals. C 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com Washington (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau

Daviess County stands for: Amish pleasures, festive events, family recreation and adventure. Fishing, hunting, camping and much more. 800-449-5262; daviesscounty.net C


TRAVEL INFORMATION Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Fulton County Tourism Commission Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

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. 574-224-2666; county25.com C

Dubois County Visitors Center

Home to a variety of family-friendly festivals and events throughout the entire year. Create memories to last a lifetime! 812-482-9115; visitduboiscounty.com C Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Gateway to the nationally recognized Heritage Trail, all-new Quilt Gardens (May 30-Sep. 15) and six eclectic communities. Start at the visitor center. 800-262-8161; VisitElkhartCounty.com C

Pick up a map of over 250 Barn Quilts. Visit an African American Pioneer Settlement, an 1875 Train Depot. Tour the Toyota plant and more. Close to Evansville! 812-385-0999; gibsoncountyin.org C

Elkhart County Visitor Center

Monticello (White Co., West Reg.)

Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau

Enjoy White County

Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

enjoywhitecounty.com C

Turn one of our many local festivals into a weekend getaway with art glass factory tours, museums, art galleries, trails, great restaurants and comfortable hotels! 800-837-0971; VisitKokomo.org C

Experience White County...where all the fun you can imagine is within reach for every season. 574-313-1421;

Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.) Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau Home to exciting events, excellent hotels, quality attractions and unique restaurants, Evansville is the perfect stop for festival fun! 800-433-3025; visitevansville.com C explore! Southern Indiana

Natural beauty and year-round attractions. Explore caves, visit museums, sip wines, ride scenic trains, ski and boat on beautiful lakes and rivers and so much more! 812-365-2705; ExploreSouthernIndiana.com C

Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Festival Country Indiana

There's always something festive going on just south of Indy. Come to Festival Country for the music and festivals. Stay for great dining, craft brews and wineries. 317-560-4191; FestivalCountryIndiana.com C Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau

Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.) Greene County Convention, Visitors, Tourism Commission Your perfect adventure awaits you in Greene County! From festivals to summer stock theatre to outdoor recreation, we have something for the entire family! C 812-699-0747; visitgc.com Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Hamilton County Tourism, Inc. Art lovers, foodies, music goers and outdoor explorers will enjoy a memorable getaway in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville or Westfield. It's closer than you think! 317-848-3181; VisitHamiltonCounty.com Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Hancock County Tourism & Visitor Center Just 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Enjoy museums, arts and entertainment, events, antiques, golfing, parks, historic downtowns, festivals and restaurants. 317-477-8687; visitinhancock.org

Franklin County Convention, Recreations & Visitors Commission

Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.)

Historic Corydon & Harrison County visitor information and travel assistance. Historic sites, outdoor concerts, wineries, caving, casino, ziplining and much more. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C

Experience: Recreation, History and Relaxation. Getaway now to Brookville Lake, Historic Metamora and Village of Spires Oldenburg. 866-647-6555; franklincountyin.com C

Friends of Historic Vernon

Stop by the visitor's center at the Muscatatuck County Park or the Perfect Day Cafe in Downtown North Vernon to pick up brochures and other info! 812-592-0428; vernonindiana.org C

Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau

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TRAVEL INFORMATION New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.) Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau Henry County welcomes you! Enjoy one of our many festivals throughout the year. 765-593-0764; henrycountyin.org Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Indiana Welcome Center

Cultural exhibits, "Made in Indiana" gift shop, restrooms. Pet friendly. 219-989-7979; alongthesouthshore.com C 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, Bloomington and Louisville! Stop in today! 855-524-1914; jacksoncountyin.com 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 Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Kosciusko County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Take time to escape everyday stress while discovering new everyday places. Walk a festival, ride a tour boat, move on bike trails. Relax lakeside. Plan a group tour. 800-800-6090; VisitKosciuskoCounty.org C

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

Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.) Muncie Visitors Bureau Muncie offers a wide variety of entertainment, dining, sports and leisure, culture and the arts. We are known for our big-city service at small town prices. C 800-568-6862; visitmuncie.org Rome City (Noble Co., East Reg.) Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau Noble County is home to a state park, miles of trails, 117 lakes, Gene Stratton-Porter, Black Pine, the Mid-America Windmill Museum and a farm to fork experience. C 260-854-2115; 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

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

Ohio County Tourism

Local, area and state tourism info. Group tour planning. 24-hour information center inside Rising Star Casino. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Feels Like Home.

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.

800-798-0769; limestonecountry.com C Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

888-776-4786; enjoyrisingsun.com C Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Perry County Convention & Visitor's Bureau

Visitor center gift shop. 60,000-acre Hoosier National Forest along the Ohio River. Hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, boating, ziplining. Cabins and train rides. 888-343-6262; pickperry.com C

Marion/Grant County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.)

Five nature preserves, elk farm, orchid nursery, the Midwest's largest equestrian arena, Indiana's largest maple syrup producer, and nine historic covered bridges. 765-653-8743; GoPutnam.com C

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

Marshall County Tourism

Take the time to unwind, enjoy our famous festivals, lakes, quaint towns, barn quilts, and blueberries. Visit us today. You'll enjoy our hospitality! 574-936-1882; visitmarshallcounty.org C

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Putnam County Visitors Bureau

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 much more. 812-689-7431; ripleycountytourism.com C


TRAVEL INFORMATION Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Located in Southern Indiana on I-65, exit 29. A great place to visit for festivals, family fun, farm life and historical attractions. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com C

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

Scott County Visitors Commission

Visit Fort Wayne

Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Shelby County Tourism & Visitors Bureau

Discover Shelby County! The historic Porter Visitor Center offers brochures, maps, festival information, and walking and driving tours. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com C Santa Claus (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

French Lick (Orange Co., South Reg.)

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

History, luxury and the great outdoors. Enjoy familyfriendly attractions, world-class golf, small town charm and unique experiences. Unforgettable memories are waiting.

Spencer County Visitors Bureau

Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Steuben County Tourism Bureau

Steuben County is home to Pokagon State Park, 101 lakes, Indiana's only toboggan slide plus wineries and a buffalo preserve. Visit lakes101.org. 800-525-3101; lakes101.org C

Spencer (Owen Co., West Reg.) Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. Truly "An Adventure In All Seasons", Sweet Owen County with it's natural beauty, is home to Indiana's first state park, McCormick's Creek, and so much more. C 812-714-8110; sweetowencvb.org

Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Tourism Commission of Sullivan County

Explore historical sites, fishing, camping, family-oriented destinations, art guild, museums and fun filled festivals and events in Sullivan County! 812-905-0131; sullivancountyin.com Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Vincennes/Knox County Visitors and Tourism Bureau 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

Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.) Visit Bloomington Explore Indiana University, Monroe Lake, year-round festivals, hundreds of restaurants and attractions. Request your free visitors guide. C 800-800-0037; visitbloomington.com

Visit French Lick West Baden

812-936-3418; visitfrenchlickwestbaden.com C Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Visit Hendricks County

Make memories that will last a lifetime in Hendricks County! Request a free Visitor Guide, visit our website and plan your getaway. 800-321-9666; VisitHendricksCounty.com C 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. info@homeofpurdue.com 800-872-6648; HomeOfPurdue.com C

Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Visit Madison, Inc. Madison, Indiana is a beautiful river town nestled on the Ohio River, midway between Louisville and Cincinnati. We are the largest contiguous, historic district in the United States! C 812-265-2956; visitmadison.org Michigan City (LaPorte Co., North Reg.)

Visit Michigan City LaPorte

Experience four seasons of fun on the Southern Shores of Lake Michigan! Enjoy Washington Park & Zoo, museums and marina. Find more than 30 other events online. 800-634-2650; michigancitylaporte.com

Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.) Visit Morgan County Discover hidden gems and scenic beauty just minutes from Indianapolis and Bloomington. Small towns, fun festivals, local artisans, farms and unique shops await. C 765-346-5611; visitmorgancountyin.com View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org 9


TRAVEL INFORMATION, ENTERTAINMENT and BEER/WINE/SPIRITS 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, boutiques and much more! 260-563-7171; visitwabashcounty.com C Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Warrick County Tourism

Warrick County offers a variety of opportunities to relax, dine, shop, and enjoy outdoor activities. 812-802-9235; visitwarrick.com C Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Washington County Tourism Commission

Discover the past, enjoy the present in beautiful Washington County. Museums, festivals, lakes, hiking, unique shops and eateries, and much more! 812-883-4303; washingtoncountytourism.com ENTERTAINMENT

Jason Sturgeon Band

High energy show mixing Jason's nationally-charted original songs with classic Country music and Rock & Roll. A fun and memorable time for all ages. 615-939-1074; jasonsturgeonmusic.com C

Legendary Entertainment Productions, LLC Magic In The Sky, LLC

Multi-service statewide company. Custom designed fireworks and pyrotechnic displays; outdoor, indoor, close proximity, stage, reenactments. Book local or national acts. 614-402-2375; MagicInTheSky.com

BEER/WINE/SPIRITS

Nashville (Brown Co., South Central Reg.) Bear Wallow Distillery Artisan distillery making handcrafted whiskies with Indiana grains. Gnaw Bone Bourbon, Hoosier Hooch Flavored Moonshines. Open daily for tours, tastings, craft cocktails and bottle sales. C 812-657-4923; bearwallowdistillery West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.) Indiana Wines Join us at Indiana's 116+ wineries and tasting rooms. Venture through our vineyards, sip our delicate wines and visit our signature wine grape, Traminette. 764-496-3842; indianawines.org C ATTRACTIONS Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Straight Shooters Fireworks LLC

A family-owned, fireworks entertainment business providing a fun, explosive highlight to your event with show prices from birthday's to large, city displays. 317-512-5021; fb.com/ straightshootersfireworks C

City of Frankfort - Parks Department

1 Adrian Marks Drive. Municipality that is host to five annual festivals and multiple attractions including eight parks, splash pad, outdoor amphitheater, petting zoo, aviary and a vibrant downtown. 765-659-3422; fpark@frankfort-in.gov C View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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BEER/WINE/SPIRITS

e c n e i r e Exp hundreds of award-winning, palate-enticing Indiana wines that are awaiting discovery at more than 100 wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms throughout the state.

For more information visit

INDIANAWINES.ORG Explore – and experience the surprise of Indiana wines. Watch for winery signs to help guide you to Indiana’s wineries!

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ATTRACTIONS, DINING/LODGING and SUPPLIERS South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Four Winds Casinos

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The premier entertainment hotspot that offers 1,600 games, five restaurants, 3 bars and a live poker room. 866-494-6371; fourwindscasino.com C Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Indiana Historical Society's History on Wheels

Bring History on Wheels, a state-of-the-art traveling exhibit, to your festival today! Discover Indiana's rich automotive heritage through interactive displays. 317-234-2029; indianahistory.org C 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. 812-365-2705; marengocave.com C Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders

Indiana's Hottest Outlaw Country Band, incorporating songs from Hank Jr., Waylon to Chris Stapleton and more with an energy few have seen in Country music. 812-276-7071; facebook.com/CodyIkerdMusic C

Indiana Association of Fairs

Trade association for Indiana fairs. 317-398-4323; indianafairsandfestivals.org

Mascot Hall of Fame

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

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. 800-723-3276; infarmbureau.com C

DINING/LODGING

Indiana Tourism Association

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

Michigan Festival & Events Association

Indiana State Park Inns Seven beautiful hotels located in scenic state parks. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-LODGES1 or by visiting the website. 877-563-4371; IndianaInns.com Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

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

Propeller Marketing

Advertising agency specializing in tourism, festivals/events, attractions, destinations. Indiana State Festivals Association's Festival GuideÂŽ production partner. 317-770-8183; propellermktg.com C

J.W. Rentals Guest Houses and Suites

Short-term overnight lodging with all the comforts of "Home away from Home." For reservations call 765-564-6045. jwrentals.com

Stone Barn Kitchen and Catering at Sweet Family Farms

Festivals, on and off site catering for any budget, beautiful wedding venue on historical estate in Waldron is now available. 317-331-9483; stonebarnkitchen.com

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc.

Your best source for event rain, heat-index and cancellation insurance. We are not just an insurance provider, we create solutions. 816-810-2346; SpectrumWeatherInsurance.com C 12


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Jan. 1 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana New Years Day Auction

Farmstead Expo Barn. One-of-a-kind 3rd annual auction with high-quality and unusual pieces. Furniture, advertising, antiques, collectibles, signs, toys, coins, glassware, jewelry, more. No adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/auctions C X 2021 Festival Date: Jan. 1

Jan. 3-5 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) INAF & ISFA Annual Convention Indianapolis Marriott East. Join festivals and fairs from across Indiana for educational sessions, entertainment showcases, panel discussions, Queen Pageant and industry trade show. Attended by over 1,500 festival and fair representatives. No adm. chg. 317-372-2449; Indianafairsandfestivals.org X Jan. 10-12 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Festival of Ice

Center Green. Professional carving demonstrations, fast-paced carve-off competition, ice bar with luge, firehouse chili cook-off, kids' play area, ice skating to a live DJ and more. No adm. chg. 317-402-1309; TheIceAtCenterGreen.com C X Jan. 10-11 Cloverdale (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

NTPA Winter Nationals

C Bar C Expo Center. The best truck and tractor pullers from around the country come together for a one-of-a-kind indoor pull event at the world's largest indoor track. Adm. chg. 765-720-3251; NTPAWinterNationals.com C X

Jan. 11; Feb. 8; Mar. 14; Apr. 11; May 9; Jun. 13; Jul. 11; Aug. 8; Sep. 12; Oct. 10; Nov. 14; Dec. 12 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Second Saturdays

Downtown. Family friendly activities, entertainment and lots of fun. 5pm-9pm. No adm. chg. fb.com/rediscoverdowntownperu

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Jan. 18-19 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Heartland Fly Fishing Festival

4-H Fairgrounds. Focused on fly fishing, the techniques, tools and information allow anyone to pursue the sport. From beginner to seasoned fly fisher, the show is for everyone. Adm. chg. heartlandflyfishingfestival.com X

FEBRUARY Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next.

Eagles in Flight Weekend Jan. 24-26 Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Eagles in Flight Weekend

Nature Center. Discover nests, an overnight roost and hunting grounds as we explore the habitats of eagles, hawks and owls, our large birds of prey. Meet live raptors! Adm. chg. 765-597-2654; dnr.in.gov X

Feb. 1 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Pajama Sale

Townwide. Grab your girlfriends and wear your pajamas for dreamy sales at the annual sale! Enjoy the fun of shopping in your pajamas, just like shopping from home. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X Feb. 7 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 mouthwatering chocolate treats. Come early for best selection! 11am-2pm. No adm. chg. 765-453-7611; samaritancaregivers.org/events/chocolate+celebration/2 X Jan. 25 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) Hoosier Antique & Classic Bicycle Club Winter Swap Meet Boone County Fairgrounds. Hosting nearly 100 vendors from the Midwest to show and sell their antique and classic bicycle parts. See bicycles from the 1890’s to the 1980's. Adm. chg. 317-250-4222; hoosierantiquebicycles.org X

Feb. 8 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

'Savor Lebanon' Craft Beer, Wine, Spirits and Food Fest Boone County Fairgrounds. Featuring craft beer, cider, wine & spirits from 20+ premier breweries, wineries and distilleries throughout Indiana. Featuring Lebanon and Indianapolis restaurants. Adm. chg. 317-443-2776; SavorLebanon.com Feb. 8, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing.

Jan. 31-Feb. 2 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

RC Truck and Construction

Boone County Fairground Centennial North. A demonstration of various Remote Control Hobbies. Open to public, 10am-6pm. Adm. chg. 260-585-0665; rctruckandconstruction.com X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Feb. 14-23 Indianapolis (Central Reg.)

Ford 66th Annual Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel Show Indiana State Fairgrounds. Over 700,000 square feet of the outdoors, indoors. Acres of boats, RVs, fishing tackle, travel destinations, ATVs, seminars and entertainment. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Feb. 19-28

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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FEBRUARY/MARCH Feb. 29-Mar. 1, Mar. 7-8 Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

LM Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

321 N. Garrison Hollow Rd. Come enjoy the farm for some delicious pancakes and waffles, finger lickin' good BBQ, toe tappin' music, tours of the farm, craft and food vendors. No adm. chg. 812-967-4491; lmsugarbush.com C X

Parke County Maple Fair

Feb. 14-16 Indianapolis (Central Reg.)

29th Annual Indiana Motorcycle & Powersports Expo

Indiana State Fairgrounds. Premier Motorcycle & Powersports Expo. Over 70,000 square feet of the latest model bikes, Side X Sides, ATVs, UTV accessories, gear, travel destinations and more. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Feb. 19-21 Feb. 20-23 Indianapolis (Central Reg.)

23rd 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 Big Tine Seminars. Parking chg. Adm. chg. 877-892-1723; indysportshow.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Feb. 25-28 Feb. 27-Mar. 1 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel Winter Games

Center Green. Build team spirit through on-ice, non-skating competitive games like human hungry hippo, human curling and an ice trike relay. No adm. chg. 317-402-1309; TheIceAtCenterGreen.com C X

Feb. 29-Mar. 1, Mar. 7-8 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 & crafts and maple syrup. Tour maple camps. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com C X MARCH Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. Mar. 1 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Old Post Bluegrass Jam

Vincennes University Jefferson Student Union. A day of bluegrass musical entertainment. Open jam sessions throughout the day and scheduled afternoon performances. Acoustic instruments only. No adm. chg. 800-886-6443; visitvincennes.org X Mar. 5-7 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show Feb. 28-29 Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival

Humphreys Park and Goose Pond FWA. Spring Sandhill Crane migration. Fri. kickoff dinner with keynote speaker and live auctions. Sat. birding bus tours, arts & crafts vendors, food, live raptors and reptiles. Adm. chg. 812-847-2145; friendsofgoosepond.org C X

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Downtown Convention Center. 29th annual show! Over 200 quilts on display, workshops taught by nationally known instructors, variety of vendors and community exhibits. Adm. chg. 812-334-8900; ihqs.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Mar. 4-6 Mar. 13-14 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Jay County Fiber Arts Festival

Jay Community Center. 2-day Fiber Arts Festival for all fiber enthusiasts! Demonstrations, vendors, sheep sheering, classes, lectures and kids' area! $1 adm. chg. 12 and under FREE! 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com C X

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


MARCH/APRIL

Mar. 13 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Shamrock the Block

APRIL

Historic Downtown. 4pm-10pm. Visit six great drinking and dining establishments and embrace being Irish for a day. Live music and green beer. Wear your GREEN and bring friends! Adm. chg. 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X

Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next.

Mar. 14, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing.

Mayor's Cup Go Kart Grand Prix

Mar. 17 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.)

TBD in April Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

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 X

29 9th AnnuAl

St. Patrick's Day Nighttime Parade

Downtown. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Crown Point with the only nighttime parade in Northwest Indiana. No adm. chg. 219-662-3290; crownpoint.in.gov C X 2021 Festival Date: Mar. 17

Pow-wow Apr. 4-5 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

29th Annual Traditional Pow-wow

Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Native American singing, dancing, Red Road specials, vendors and food. Adm. chg. 765-453-9025; americanindiancounci.wixsite.com/americanindiancounci X Apr. 11, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Mar. 21-22 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 life-ways. $8 vehicle entrance fee. 574-654-3155; sjcparks.org C X

Apr. 17 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Dish It Out

The Strand Theatre. Culinary artists from Shelby County's Blue River Career Program "Dish It Out" in a LIVE competition for a culinary scholarship. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com X Apr. 17-19 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Indiana Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace Mar. 28 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Annual Metamora Mandolin Gathering

Winery Grounds. Fiery gathering of Chileheads! Bring covered dish to share at Fri. Hot Luck. The hotter the better! Chile, sauce vendors, food demonstrations and salsa contest Sat. No adm. chg. 812-273-3755; indianahotluck.us C X

MPA Opry Barn. Full day of workshops, jams and networking for mandolin enthusiasts in Indiana's Canal Town. Evening Show open to the public. Like our Facebook page for updates. Adm. chg. 317-627-1377; metamorampa.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Mar. 27 Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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CITY OF KNOX - 2020 EVENTS!

Spring Workshop Apr. 18 French Lick (Orange Co., South Reg.)

ISFA Spring Workshop MAY Annual Car Show MAY – OCTOBER Concerts in the Park JUNE – JULY Movies in the Park JULY 4th of July Parade Family Fun Day in the Park and Fireworks Show SEPTEMBER Fall Bash - Craft Breweries and Concert DECEMBER Peppermint Parade Santa Claus’s Arrival Christmas Tree Lighting

www.cityofknox.net Mayor’s office 574-772-4553

Viking Fest Apr. 17-19 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Viking Fest

Best Western Plus - French Lick. Learn how to make your community's event even better! FREE for ISFA & INAF Members! $30 for nonmembers (includes lunch). Seminars, marketing and seminars. 765-592-1662; IndianaFestivals.net C X Apr. 18-25 Orleans (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Orleans Dogwood Festival

Historic Congress Square. 52nd annual festival showcasing the beautiful Dogwood trees in the Indiana Dogwood Capitol! Enjoy the parade, carnival rides, food, live music and much more. No adm. chg. 812-865-9930; orleansdogwoodfestival.com 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. 10am-3pm. No adm. chg. 574-967-3022; carrollcountyindiana.com X Apr. 22-25 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. 317-776-6345; noblesvilleartscouncil.com X

4671 Anson Blvd. Experience Norse culture, food and music. Reenactments and performances. Adm. chg. 317-732-4537; fb.com/VikingFestWhitestown C Apr. 24-25 Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Crossroads Acoustic Music Fest Apr. 18 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Garden Gate: Jazz, Wine, & Craft Beer

Huntingburg City Park. Enjoy the sounds of Jazz music while sampling wine and craft beer! Shop our Art Garden and enjoy tasty treats. JazzedUp 5k and Kiwanis Car Show! Adm. chg. 812-683-5699; gardengatefestival.com C X

Downtown. Enjoy regional and national artists at multiple venues. Food vendors, wine and beer, artist merch and more. Come and enjoy the hometown of John Mellencamp. Adm. chg. 812-707-9583; crossroadsacousticfest.com C 2021 Festival Dates: Apr. 23-24

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


APRIL JULY

Apr. 24-26 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 lots more with or without INN room nights. Adm. chg. 765-597-2211; indianainns.com/turkeyrun X

Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival Apr. 25-26 Mansfield (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival

Mushroom auction. Food and vendor sales. Car show Sun. No adm. chg. 765-653-4026; MansfieldVillage.com X Apr. 24-26 Wakarusa (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival

Historic Downtown. 51st Annual. All-you-can-eat Lion's Club pancakes and sausage, or PTO BBQ meal. Popcorn, parade, carnival rides, sugar camp, museum tours, contests. Food and craft vendors. No adm. chg. 574-862-4344; wakarusamaplesyrupfestival.com C X

Apr. 25-26 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Bridgeton Rendezvous

1878 Grounds. Living history reenactment (1750-1840). Trading posts, black powder shoots, tomahawk and knife throwing, woods walk, skillet throw, hearth cooking in the Case Cabin. No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Apr. 24-25

Apr. 25-26 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Redbud Trail Rendezvous

Historical Society Grounds. Pre-1865 period event. French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, voyageurs, Western fur trade and Civil War. Food cooked over wood fires, programs, pre-1865 music. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Apr. 24-25 Apr. 25-26 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, woodcarving, spinning. Working blacksmith shop, hot meals, hundreds of pies and breads. No adm. chg. 812-346-8989; jenningscounty.org X Apr. 26 Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Dogwood Tour

Apr. 25-26; Oct. 24-25; Nov. 28 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Corydon Extravaganza

Harrison County Fairgrounds. An astonishing array of handmade items and antiques comprise the Corydon Extravaganza, an event held three times a year. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X

St. Pius Catholic Church Grounds. Tour the beautiful Dogwood trees while enjoying food vendors, flea markets, craft booths, quilt shows, sassafras tea. Visit our website for all dogwood locations. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com X 2021 Festival Date: Apr. 25

Enjoy Peru/Miami County Art Galleries and Special Events PCS Fine Art Gallery Gallery 15 & Studio 765-475-2421 Find us on Facebook Miami County Artisan Gallery www.miamicountyartisangallery.com

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY MAY May 2 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

MAY May 1-23 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

500 Festival

Downtown and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indy 500 at action-packed events throughout May. From the nation's BEST half marathon - to one of America's largest parades - to a free festival just for kids - there's something for all ages and interests! Adm. chg.

317-927-3378; 500Festival.com C X

Crafty Saturday in Shelby County

Fairgrounds. Three buildings of arts, crafts and vendors. 9am-4pm. Mel’s Catering, live entertainment, car show. Bloodmobile. Sponsored by Shelby County Extension Homemakers. No adm. chg. 317-401-1065; craftysaturdayinshelbycounty.com C X 2021 Festival Date: May 1 May 2 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Riley Wrangler's Arts and Crafts Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. 36th Annual. 100 plus inside booths. Open 9am-5pm. Food vendors, live entertainment, free parking, free admission and door prizes. 317-459-1319; rileywranglers.org X

Simply Spring Market

May 1-31 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

City of Anderson Little 500 Festival

Anderson Speedway. Madison Co. Pay Less Little 500 Presented By UAW. Countywide festival with over 30 events culminates in the 72nd running. Adm. chg. 765-642-0206; andersonspeedway.com X May 1-2 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Indiana Gourd Society State Gourd Show

May 2 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Simply Spring Market

4-H Fairgrounds. Perfect time to shop handmade, homemade, unique items for you and your loved ones. Graduations, weddings and birthdays are just a few reasons to stop and shop! No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com C X

Fulton County Museum. Gourd art, crafting supplies, auction, demonstrations, classes, food, crafted gourds, dried gourds, gourd seeds. Adm. chg. 765-674-8088; indianagourdsociety.org X May 1-2 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

MayFest in Shipshewana

Townwide. Good, old-fashioned fun to celebrate spring. Bluegrass and gospel music, food, family activities. Grand Parade Sat. 10am. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X May 1-2 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; Jun. 7; Jul. 5; Aug. 2; Sep. 6; Oct. 4 Lawrenceburg (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.)

Tri-State Antique Market

Fairgrounds. Indiana's largest antiques and vintage market. Held the first Sun. of the month, May through Oct. Rain or shine. Over 200 dealers selling on each Market day. Adm. chg. 513-353-4135; lawrenceburgantiqueshow.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: May 2; Jun. 6; Jul. 4; Aug. 1; Sep. 5; Oct. 3

MIDWEST'S LARGEST

TUES. & WED., MAY - SEPT.

May 2-3 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Treasure Hunt

Boone County Fairgrounds. Shop America's premier 48-year running Indy Antique Advertising & Toy Show, Gas and Oil, and Antique Market. Great food on site. Adm. chg. 906-250-1618; boonecountytreasurehunt.com C X 20

FLEA MARKET

May 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 25-27; Jun. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 19-20, 23-24; Jun. 30-Jul. 1; Jul. 3-4, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29; Aug. 4-5, 11-12, 14-15, 18-19, 25-26; Sep. 1-2, 7-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30

Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Flea Market

Flea Market Grounds. 700+ open-air booths on 40 acres at the Midwest's largest flea market. Bargains on home decor, produce, collectibles, tools, crafts, dollar items and so much more. No adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/flea-market X

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


MAY ELKHART COUNTY - NORTHERN INDIANA

Super-sized Quilt Gardens | Hand-painted Quilt Murals | 6 unique & welcoming communities FREE beginning May 30 | Visit QuiltGardens.com for more info and locations

SEASONAL

Ruthmere Gallery Talks (1st Thursday) Goshen First Fridays (1st Friday) Nappanee Friday Fest (1st Friday) Elkhart ArtWalk (2nd Wednesday)

APRIL Essenhaus Spring Home & Fashion Show (22 - 24) Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival (24 - 26) RiverBend Film Festival (30 - May 2)

MAY Quilt Gardens Kick-Off Celebration (30)

JUNE Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival (12 - 14) Elkhart Jazz Festival (19 - 21) Pumpkinvine Bike Ride (20)

JULY

Bristol Homecoming (9 - 11) Elkhart County 4-H Fair (24 - August 1)

AUGUST

Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix (7 - 9) Middlebury Summer Festival (8 - 9) Bike Elkhart Quilt Gardens Ride (15) Taste of the Gardens (23)

SEPTEMBER Hall of Heroes ComicCon (5 - 6) Middlebury Fall Festival (11 - 12) Nappanee Apple Festival (17 - 20) Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale (26 - 27)

OCTOBER Gathering at Five Medals (17 - 18)

For more Elkhart County Festivals & Events, visit ElkhartCountyEvents.com

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY MAY May 8-9 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Highway 38 Sale

Downtown. Miles and miles of shopping! Antiques, yard sales and food! pendletonbusinessassociation@gmail.com No adm. chg. 765-621-6023; pendletonin.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: May 1-2

May 9; Oct. 31 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Heritage Day

Lincoln Pioneer Village. Take a walk through history visiting with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, kids activities, museum tour, music, food & more. Adm. chg. 812-649-9147; lincolnpioneervillage.com C May 9; Jun. 6; Jul. 11; Aug. 8; Sep. 5 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Mosey Down Main Street May 9-Jun. 21 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Bikes in Bloom

Historic Downtown. Bikes are in bloom! Vintage bicycles, adorned with bright colors and spring flowers line the downtown streets. Come out to BIKE*SHOP*EAT*REPEAT in Greenfield! No adm. chg. 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X

May 9 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Brick Street Market

Downtown. Held on the bricks of Main Street Zionsville, this artisan event features handmade items by over 175 vendors from all over the Midwest. Great food and entertainment! No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org C X

Downtown Main St. Live entertainment, food, family friendly, FREE event introducing the sights, sounds, venues and merchants of downtown Lafayette. 765-423-2550; moseydownmain.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: May 8; Jun. 5; Jul. 10; Aug. 14; Sep. 4 May 9, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing.

May 16-17 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Franklin County Quilt Show

Brookville Government Center. 9th annual show with community quilts, Hoffman Challenge quilts, bedturning, challenge category, food, door prizes, along with demonstrations. Adm. chg. 866-647-6555; quiltbatts.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: May 15-16 May 15; Sep. 18 Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Friday Night On The Square May 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun. 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul. 4, 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Sep. 5 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Franklin Farmers Market

Downtown. Homemade and homegrown market featuring produce, baked goods, crafts, and live music. Over 55 vendors participate. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com C X

Downtown Square. Lots of vendors, food trucks, giveaways, games and kids' activities. Free admission. 812-883-4303; washingtoncountychamber.org X

May 15-16 Harrodsburg (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Harrodsburg Heritage Days

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 rides and games. Fun for all. 812-320-3020; harrodsburgheritagedays.org X May 15-16 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 22

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


FULTON CountyTourism FULTON CountyTourism

JULY MAY

May 16 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting

Grounds of Bona Vista Programs. Tasting of local restaurant cuisine, fine wines and micro brews. Enjoy live music and a large silent auction in an outdoor tented setting. Adults 21+ only. Adm. chg. 765-457-8273; bonavista.org X

May 16-17 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Mayberry in the Midwest

Historic Downtown Square. Celebrate all things Mayberry! Tribute artists, Squad Car Nationals, free entertainment, bluegrass bands, arts and crafts vendors and much more Americana fun. 317-319-1492; MayberryintheMidwest.com C X May 16 Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Rockin’ Around the Clock Car Show

Downtown Square. Monarch Rod & Custom Car Show, a classic car event to showcase cars from years' past. Music, food and good old-time Rock & Roll. Fun for the whole family! No adm. chg. 812-802-9235; visitwarrick.com C 2021 Festival Date: May 15 May 16 Shirley (Hancock Co., East Reg.)

FULTON FULTON CountyTourism CountyTourism Kewanna, Akron, Fulton, Rochester, Leiters Ford

found on accident, stayed on purpose FULTON COUNTY

Events Calendar Antique & Collectibles Show & Sale – 2nd Thurs-Sat. in March Redbud Trail – Last full weekend in April Fulton Co. Historical Power Show – 3rd full weekend in June Living Local Fest – Last Sat. in June Akron 4th of July Fulton County 4H Fair – Mid July

Shirley Strawberry Festival

Historical District. Strawberry shortcake, live entertainment, vendors and kids zone surrounding the historical Octogon House and Local Depot Museum. No adm. chg. townofshirley.com X May 17

Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.) Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival

Downtown Public Library. Noon to 5 pm. Japanese music, dance, tea ceremony, food, displays, vendors, children’s activities. Anime, Cosplay, Haiku contests. No adm. chg. 260-432-7780; cherryblossomfw.com C X

Fulton Fun Day – 1st Sat. in August Round Barn Car-Bike-Truck Show – 3rd Sat. in August Trail of Courage Living History Festival – 3rd full weekend in September Kewanna Fall Festival – Last full weekend in September Chili Cookoff & Red Hot Car Show – 1st Sat. in October

May 21-30 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.)

47th Banks of the Wabash Festival

Fairbanks Park. Live music, midway rides, food vendors, crafters and bingo games. Sun. Gospel music. Community Band Festival May 31. Free parking. No adm. chg. 812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/departments/parks X

Haunted Woods Trail – 3rd & 4th Fri.-Sat. in October

Visit www.county25.com

to see complete listing of activities here in Fulton County.

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Belgian Horse Winery Six-generation family winery celebrating family heritage and wine. belgianhorsewinery.com

The Hoosier Gym Gymnasium, museum and community center. The 1986 movie “Hoosiers” was filmed here! thehoosiergym.com

Broad Street Cruise-In Car shows, vendors, and special events held on the first Saturday, Apr. to Oct. FB: New Castle Broad Street Cruise-In

Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Celebrates Indiana’s proud basketball heritage from its origins in the 1890s to the present. hoopshall.com

Farmer’s Pike Festival Antiques, collectibles, art, unique crafts, food, live music and more. farmerspike.com Henry County Saddle Club Educates members in the care, appreciation, ownership and showing of light horses. Shows and events. hcsaddleclub.com

New Castle Motorsports Park 1-mile kart racing track hosting events and classes. newcastlemotorsportspark.com Steve Alford All American Inn Hotel with a basketball theme and a gym. FB: Steve Alford All-American Inn Summit Lake State Park 2,680 acres of land with an 800-acre lake near New Castle. in.gov/dnr/parklake/2967.htm

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Walnut Ridge Campground Spend the day exploring the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, historic New Castle, and the Big Blue River. Nearby shopping and dining. walnutridgerv.com/campground Westwood Park Camping, hiking, biking, fishing, horse trails and more. Open year round. visitwestwood.com Wilbur Wright Birth Place Museum Visit the home where Wilbur was born and see a full-size replica of the 1904 Wright Flyer! wwbirthplace.com Yogi Bear Campground Daily scheduled activities. Pan for gold in the creek. Play gaga ball, horseshoes, volleyball and basketball. Pedal karts and paddle boats too! jellystoneindy.com

Henry County Convention & visitors Bureau 765-593-0764

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888-676-4302

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MAY May 23 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Round the Fountain Art Fair May 21-25 Jeffersonville (Clark Co., South Reg.)

Abbey Road on the River

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. 765-491-6298; roundthefountain.org C X 2021 Festival Date: May 29

Big 4 Station Park. World's largest Beatles-inspired music festival. Over 60 bands perform on eight stages with the Big Four Bridge as a backdrop. Adm. chg. 812-914-1685; AROTR.com C X

May 23 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Music on Depot: NP Summer Concert Series

Harrison County Fairgrounds. Sample wines from all over Southern Indiana with a fun, festive atmosphere. Enjoy live music, food and friends. Must be 21 or over to enter. Adm. chg. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org C X

May 22; Jul. 24; Aug. 28; Sep. 25 New Palestine (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

11 E Main St. Live music the 4th Friday in May, July, Aug. and Sept. 6pm-9pm. Beer and wine garden, food. Great family night out, bring your lawn chairs and enjoy! No adm. chg. 317-498-0569; newpalsummerfest.com C X

Southern Indiana Uncorked

May 23-24 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 22-23 Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Northern Indiana Lakes Festival

Center Lake. Weekend on the lake featuring a 5k, lake education, water and kids' activities, live music, food and more. Sat. a.m. parade and fireworks. Memorial Ceremony. No adm. chg. 574-372-5100; lakesfestival.org C X

May 24-25 Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Huron Memorial Day Festival

Railroad St. A hometown celebration in honor of vets with local food, games, flea markets, bands, tractor show, yard sales and parade at 2 pm. No adm. chg. 812-583-2987; huronmemorialdayfestival.com C

May 22-24; Sep. 25-27 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. 800-800-1000; pilotclubofmadison.com C X

May 28-Aug. 27 Hobart (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Summer Market on the Lake

Festival Park. Outdoor market featuring ethnic foods, crafts, live music, beer garden, kayaking, outdoor movie and more! 4pm Thursdays, Jun.-Aug. No adm. chg. 219-942-4511; cityofhobart.org C X

May 22 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Strawberries on the Square

Courthouse lawn. Fresh strawberries, shortcake, ice cream and whipped cream for $5. 11am-10pm with local entertainment all day. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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MAY/JUNE

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY

FESTIVALS and EVENTS!

May 29-30 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Hobnob Summer Market

Boone County Fairgrounds. A fresh & fun market filled with handpicked vintage, handmade, & boutique vendors plus delicious food, wine, & music. Adm. chg.: $10 early bird shopping, $5 on Sat. hobnobmarket.com C X May 29-31 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Russiaville Summer Fest

Downtown. Parade, carnival, cornhole tournament, antique tractor show, craft and food vendors, tractor pull, three days of entertainment, 5k run/walk, food contests and more! No adm. chg. 765-883-5739; townofrussiaville.com X

Fat & Skinny Tire Fest May

Milford Fest May

Northern Indiana Lakes Festival May

Mentone Egg Festival May & June

Village at Winona Art Fair June

Tour des Lakes July

Dixie Day Festival & Arts and Crafts Show July

Heirloom Tomato Festival August

Lake City Skiers

Throughout the Summer

May 30-Sep. 15 (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail

Throughout the county. More than a million vibrant blooms burst into color in 18 gigantic gardens and 21 hand-painted supersized murals in six welcoming communities along the Heritage Trail. No adm. chg. 574-262-8161; VisitElkhartCounty.com C

JUNE Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. TBD in June English (Crawford Co., South Reg.)

English Reunion Festival

Wm. H. English Park. Rides, games, queen pageant, parade, horse pull, food and entertainment for all ages. No adm. chg. 812-338-2654; englishreunion.weebly.com C X

Jun. 1-30, Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail See May 30 listing. Jun. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 19-20, 23-24; Jun. 30-Jul. 1 Shipshewana Flea Market See May 5 listing. Jun. 1-30, Summer Market on the Lake

More information at VisitKosciuskoCounty.org 574.269.6090 @VisitKosciuskoCounty

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See May 28 listing.

Jun. 4-6 Fort Branch (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Fort Branch Townfest

Fort Branch Community Park. A great local festival with delicious food, kid-friendly entertainment, parade, 5k, car show and beer garden with live music!. Events vary daily. No adm. chg. 812-664-6737; fortbranch.org C X

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


JUNE

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Visit Evansville and discover the hidden gems that locals love. Where off-the-beaten-path leads to memories that last. Where ‘I never knew’ becomes ‘I can’t wait to go back.’ Come, meet the who’s who, and discover something new in Evansville, Indiana.

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JUNE JULY

2020 Festivals Garden Fest - March Drink at the Creek Concert Series May - early October

Jun. 4-7 Michigan City (LaPorte Co., North Reg.)

Queen of All Saints Parish Festival

Queen of All Saints Parish. Music, food, fun rides, beer garden, bingo, kids' games and more. No adm. chg. 219-872-9196; qas.org C X Jun. 5-7 Campbellsburg (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Campbellsburg Country Festival

Campbellsburg Park off SR 60. Join us for some good, oldfashioned country fun, free live music, vendors, contests, truck and tractor pulls, parade, kids' games and activities. No adm. chg. 812-896-7979; campbellsburgcountryfestival.com C X

Mooresville Block Party - June Bicentennial Park Concert Series June - September Morgan County Antique Machinery Show - June Artie Fest - July Morgan County Fair - July Old Settlers Picnic & Fair - August Paragon Homecoming Festival Labor Day Weekend Monrovia Festival - September Hunter's Honey Farm Fall Harvest Celebration - September

Jun. 5-6 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

Fairgrounds. Family Fun! Wide selection of vendors offering yarns, spinning fibers and handmade goods. Enjoy workshops, demonstrations, competitions, and door prizes. No adm. chg. 317-403-5667; hoosierhillsfiberfestival.com C X Jun. 5 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Kokomo Strawberry Festival

Courthouse Square. Enjoy delicious homemade shortcakes with strawberries, ice cream and whipped cream, while quantities last. Live music, food vendors and kids' activities. 11am-9pm. No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Colonel Vawter Day - September Eminence Harvest Days - September Old Town Waverly Park Festival September Apple Festival & Craft Fair September Martinsville Chili Cookoff & Chalk Art Contest - September Fall Foliage Festival - October Candy Cane Pours November & December Victorian Christmas - December Martinsville Cookie Stroll - December

Get all the details at

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

VisitMorganCountyIN.com @visitmorganco

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JUNE

MARCH United States Baton Twirling Nationals APRIL Easter Egg Hunt / Indiana Grand Thoroughbred Racing Begins First Fridays begin in April and run through October MAY Farmer’s Market begins on Saturday mornings Crafty Saturday JUNE Taste of Shelby County - Brew & Wine Festival Fairland Community Festival/Strawberry Festival Wine Walk / Music in the Park / Waldron Freedom Festival JULY Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand / Shelby County 4H Fair Coca Cola Car Show / Morristown Soapbox Derby Days Shelby County Arts Fest / Music in the Park AUGUST Big Blue Barbecue - KCBS Sanctioned event Mid-Summer Car Show/ Music in the Park SEPTEMBER BBQ and Brewfest / Tour d’Art / Music in the Park Taste of Pleasant View/ Pleasant View Orchard Festivals OCTOBER Pleasant View Orchard Festivals - every weekend! Halloween Fun Festival / Arts Fest at the Grover NOVEMBER Delta Theta Tau Gift & Hobby Show Holiday Parade through downtown Shelbyville

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


JUNE JULY

Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show Jun. 5-7 Merom (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Merom Bluff Chautauqua Festival

Merom Bluff Park. Three days of family fun includes a parade, BBQ/pork chop/chicken dinners, craft/flea market, free entertainment, kids' games, living history area, bingo and more! Adm. chg. 812-356-4517; meromfestival.com C X

Jun. 6 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.) Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show Courthouse Lawn. Awards for cars, bikes, motorcycles, scooters. Registration fee. Street dance, food, shopping on square. 4-9pm. No adm. chg. 765-344-8109; mainstreetrockville.com X

Jun. 5 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Taste of Shelby County

Downtown Public Square. Local flavors of unique restaurants and wines and brews by local breweries. Live music, kids' activities, chalk art contest, and drive-in car show. 6pm-10pm. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com C X

Rosedale Strawberry Festival Jun. 5-7 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, more. Free live stage and gallons of freshly made shortcakes. No adm. chg. 765-592-0816; historicrosedale.com C X

Jun. 6-7 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Strawberry Days

Historic Downtown. Experience quaint Metamora, Indiana's Canal Town and enjoy strawberry shortcake and live music. Visit specialty shops, Grist Mill, Train and canal rides available. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 5-6

Miami Indians All Nations Gathering Jun. 6-7 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Miami Indians All Nations Gathering

Three miles east of Raccoon Lake, US 36. Native drumming, singing, dancing, storytelling, flutists, over 20 native craft vendors and foods. Miami Living Village. Join the fun! Adm. chg. 765-473-9631; miamiindians.org X

Jun. 6 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Anderson on Tap

Dickmann Town Center, Meridian St. Featuring over 25 Indiana craft breweries, wineries and distilleries plus live music, great local food, art and more. 1-5pm. Adm. chg. 317-443-2776; AndersonOnTap.com C X Jun. 6, 13, 20, 27, Franklin Farmers Market See May 9 listing.

Jun. 6, Mosey Down Main Street See May 9 listing.

View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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Lyons Town Park. Best strawberry cake and ice cream, parade, live music, bounce houses, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, baby contest, car show, horse pull and auction. No adm. chg. 812-381-2133; visitgc.com X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 6

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Jun. 7, Tri-State Antique Market See May 3 listing. Jun. 11-14 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. 765-472-7655; coleporterfestival.org

Jun. 6 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Vintage Indiana Historic Military Park. Join us for the biggest celebration of Indiana Wines! Taste more than 200 award-winning wines on a beautiful summer day. Adm. chg. C X 765-496-3842; vintageindiana.com

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Jun. 11-13 Crothersville (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival

Main & Preston Sts. Top notch entertainment, food, carnival, crafts, car show, talent show, antique tractors, Sat. 1pm parade, fireman's waterball, kids' contests, great music and fireworks! No adm. chg. 812-569-4019; crothersvillerwb.com C X

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Fortville Summer Concert Series

Landmark Park. Open 6pm. Live music 7:30pm. Artists in the park. Dancing, food vendors, beer garden, children's play area. Great family fun! Bring chairs and pets. No adm. chg. 317-407-0316; fortvilleaction.com C X 32

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


JUNE

Spring Mill State Park, Bluespring Caverns &

2020 FESTIVALS/EVENTS, TOO! JANUARY 1 Spring Mill State Park First Day Hike FEBRUARY 8-9 Civil War Winter Battle Spring Mill State Park MAY 24-25 Huron Memorial Day JUNE 12-13 Country Neighbors’ Tour 20 Judah Heritage Festival 26-28 55th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show 26-27 Limestone Heritage Festival JULY 11-18 Lawrence County 4-H Fair 17-18 Galactic Gathering 18-19 Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom Day

AUGUST 14-16 Vintage Camper Rally Spring Mill State Park 22-23 Cave Weekend SEPTEMBER 5 Lawrence County Cancer Car Show 11-12 Country Neighbors’ Tour 19, 21-26 74th Mitchell Persimmon Festival OCTOBER 3 Bedford Half Marathon 5-10 Bedford Downtown Derby Week 10 Haunted Village Spring Mill State Park NOVEMBER 12-14 Country Neighbors’ Tour DECEMBER 5 Bedford’s Christmas Around the Square 4-5 Holiday in Spring Mill Village

LimestoneCountry.com 1-800-798-0769

Check us out on Facebook

1 ½ hours south of Indy on SR 37

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JUNE JULY

September Bluegrass Festival, Kendallville May Bluegrass Festival, Kendallville June Chain O'Lakes Festival, Albion Avilla Freedom Festival, Avilla July Patriotic Pops, Kendallville Noble County Community Fair August Chautauqua Days, Rome City Onion Days, Wolf Lake Kid's City, Kendallville Marshmallow Festival, Ligonier www.visitnoblecounty.com

Stone's Trace Pioneer Festival, Ligonier Harvest Festival, Albion October Pumpkin Fantasyland, Ligonier Robert's Farm, Wawaka Apple Festival, Kendallville November Rome City Holiday House Walk December Windmill Winter Wonderland, Kendallville @visitnoblecounty Jun. 12-13 LaFontaine (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

LaFontaine "Ashland Days" Festival Jun. 12-13; Sep. 11-12; Nov. 12-14 Norman (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Country Neighbors' Tour

Hidden throughout the countrysides of Lawrence and Jackson Counties, our unique shoppes offer antiques, primitives and handmade goods. It's a journey to remember! No adm. chg. 812-276-9541; picturetrail.com/countryneighbors C Jun. 12-14 Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival

Lane Place. National entertainment acts Fri. and Sat. night. Car shows, tractor show, childrens' activities, arts and crafts, food, tennis and softball tournaments, 4k run. No adm. chg. 765-366-3666; Crawfordsvillestrawberryfestival.com C X

Branson St. and Wabash Ave. Seth Zahalka Memorial Car & Motorcycle show, lawn mower poker run, cornhole contest, live music, parade and more. No adm. chg. 260-330-0742 C X Jun. 12-13; Jul. 10-11; Aug. 8-9, 14-15; Sep. 11-12 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale

City and Countywide. Garage sales. Lots of great items. 8am-5pm. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.org Jun. 12-14 Elkhart (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival

Island Park. 41st annual event. Musical entertainment all weekend on the Island! Children's entertainment. Food, art and craft vendors. Adm. chg. 574-295-7275; elkhartindiana.org/parks C X

Jun. 12 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Decatur Sculpture Tour

Downtown. The 9th annual sculpture exhibit unveiling with art-centric activities, food, wine tasting and walking tours. Exhibit open until Apr. 2021. No adm. chg. 260-724-3939; decatursculpturetour.com C X Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Discover the Fun in...

East Chicago, Indiana MAY

Cinco De Mayo

Friday, May 1, 2020 East Chicago Marina

Annual Flower Show Friday, May 8, 2020

Washington Park Greenhouse

JUNE

Rhythm and Soul Fest

Rhythm & Soul Fest

Celebrating Black Music Month

Saturday, June 27, 2020 Washington Park

JULY

Independence Day Celebration Friday, July 3, 2020 Jeorse Park Beach

Kielbasa Fest

Spirits at MacArthur Golf Course Friday, July 10, 2020

Day with our Youth

Saturday, July 11, 2020

East Chicago Police Department

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Monarch Fest

EC Hallow

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


JULY

FREE MOVIE NIGHTS THURSDAYS

AUGUST

FUSIC Fest

A Fusion of Food, Fun & Music

August 7, 8 & 9, 2020 Jeorse Park Beach

JUNE

Kielbasa Fest

June 25, 2020 Kosciuszko Park

Celebrating Polish Heritage

Saturday, August 22, 2020 Kosciuszko Park

JULY

SEPTEMBER

Mexican Independence Day Parade & Fest Sunday, September 13, 2020

Monarch Festival

Saturday, September 19, 2020 Kosciuszko Park

July 23, 2020 Tod Park

AUGUST

August 27, 2020 Washington Park

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

September 24, 2020 Tod Park

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Movies Start at 7pm

Fire Dept. Open House Central Fire Station

EC Hallow

Haunted House & Trail Thursday & Friday

October 29 & 30, 2020 Kosciuszko Park

DECEMBER

Celebration of Lights

Friday, December 4, 2020 City Hall / Heritage Hall

Anthony Copeland, Mayor

Visit EastChicago.com 219-391-8206

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY JUNE

Antique Machinery Show Jun. 12-14 Evansville (Vanderburgh Co., South Reg.)

Jun. 13-21; Sep. 12-20 Friendship (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Vanderburgh 4-H Center. A family event, see hundreds of antique tractors, cars, gas engines. Toy show, flea market, steam engines, saw and shingle mill, garden tractors, quilting, blacksmiths. Adm. chg. 812-454-2007; siamclassiciron.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 11-13

SR 62, one mile E of Friendship. Indiana's most unique flea market and antique show welcoming visitors and vendors since 1968. No adm. chg. 859-341-9188; friendshipfleamarket.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 12-20; Sep. 11-19

SIAM Classic Iron Show

Jun. 12-14 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

St. Andrew Greek Festival

Church Grounds. 45th Annual. A family event for all with your favorite Greek foods and desserts, live music, ethnic dance performances and church tours. Adm. chg. 574-277-4688; michianagreekfest.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 11-13

Friendship Flea Market

Jun. 13 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison River Jam

Bicentennial Park, Madison Riverfront. Nationally known contemporary and traditional folk/roots musicians, storytelling, traditional crafts, food, regional wines and craft beer festival. Family-friendly. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; riverroots.org C X

Jun. 13 Buffalo (White Co., West Reg.)

Buffalo Community Daze

Fire Department, Lightstream Telephone Co. 9am-3pm: Car and Motorcycle Show: 7am-4pm: Yard sales; brisket, buffalo burgers, wine and more. Craft & Flea market. Vendors: Bounce house & more. Vendors call: 574-591-2915. Adm. chg. 574-581-2915; enjoywhitecounty.com 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 12

Jun. 13-14 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Colonial Market Days & Encampment

Abner Longley Park. Experience life in the 18th century! Shop with period merchants and visit with soldiers and families from the French & Indian War and American Revolution. Adm. chg. 317-762-0117; colonialmarketdays.com X Jun. 13-14 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Eagle Creek Folk Festival

Marina at Eagle Creek Park. 46th Annual. Two days of live music, workshops, instrument petting zoo, jamming, food. Families and pets welcome! No adm. chg. 317-441-9473. indianafolkmusic.org. C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 12-13

Jun. 13-14 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 17th Annual Gathering

Tri-State Antique Gas Engine Association grounds. Native American drums, singers, dancers, vendors, food, pre-1840s camp, free kids' activities. Event opens 11 am. Native dancing Sat. 1-4:30pm, 6-9pm; Sun. Noon-4 pm. Adm. chg. 765-650-1028; ncglnac.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 12-13 Jun. 13, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Jun. 13 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Two Rivers Music Festival

Downtown. Join us for a great evening of live music and fabulous food in a beautiful, outdoor setting. No adm. chg. 574-735-2787; casscountyartsalliance.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 12 Jun. 14-20 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Harrison County Fair

Harrison County Fairgrounds. Now in its 161st 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. 17-20 Knightstown (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Knightstown Jubilee Days In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

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Town Square. Enjoy carnival rides, games, Citizen of the Year, queen contest, parade, Chamber Fish Wagon. Local businesses, restaurants and non-profit organizations. Rain or shine. No adm. chg. 800-668-1895; knightstownchamber.org X

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


JUNE

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JULY JUNE Jun. 19-21 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Fulton County Historical Power Show Jun. 18-20 Haubstadt (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Haubstadt Sommerfest

Old Haubstadt Gym. 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. haubstadtsommerfest.com C X

Fulton County Historical Society grounds. Fri.-Sat. parades and displays of tractors, garden tractors, hit-n-miss engines and antique trucks. Flea market, craft vendors, swap parts vendors, toy show. Adm. chg. 574-223-4436; fultoncountyhistory.org X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 18-20 Jun. 19-26 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Hancock County 4H Fair

Fairgrounds. Carnival, food, antique tractors, music nightly, dairy barn, 4-H exhibits, rodeo, parade, livestock shows, petting zoo, entertainment, talent show, free parking. No adm. chg. 317-462-1469; yourhancockfairgrounds.com X Jun. 19-20 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Lexington Old Settlers Days

Jun. 18-21 Edinburgh (Johnson Co., Central Reg.) Johnson County Antique Machinery Show Johnson County Recreation Park. Features John Deere tractors, equipment, garden tractors, gas engines & oil field engines. Thurs: Farm tractor pull. Fri: Antique tractor pull, Sat. morning: Consignment auction. Sat. eve: Heavy weight horse pull. Also, kids' games, vendors, flea market & food. $3 adm. chg. X 317-512-0493; jcamach.org

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

Jun. 19-21 North Judson (Starke Co., North Reg.)

North Judson Mint Festival

Jun. 18-20 Lagro (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Lagro Good Ole Days

Lane St. and North Judson Park. Indiana's only Mint Festival, celebrating its 44th year. Cooking with Mint contest, bands, carnival, food, crafts, car show, bingo. 5k run/2-mile walk Sat. Parade Sun. No adm. chg. 219-395-6504 C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 18-20

Downtown. Food, fireworks, crafts, face painting, moonwalks, bands, games, car show, parade and Granpa Cratchet. No adm. chg. 260-571-6664; lagroindiana.com X Jun. 19-Sep. 25 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Polo at Hickory Hall Polo Club Jun. 19-20 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Ferdinand Heimatfest

18th Street Park. Enjoy free concerts with a nationally acclaimed headliner, free family fun zone, BBQ contest with sampling, car show, food vendors, and a long list of activities! No adm. chg. 812-661-2711; ferdinandheimatfest.com C X

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Hickory Hall Polo Club. Come and watch the Sport of Kings and enjoy what polo has to offer. Weekends only. See website for calendar of polo matches and entertainment. Adm. chg. 317-769-4649; indypolo.com Jun. 19-20 Monticello (White Co., West Reg.)

Spirit of Monticello Festival

Downtown Courthouse Square. Great live music, arts and craft vendors, huge food court, beer and wine garden, fire truck pull, family contests, talent show, huge kids' play area, 5k run. No adm. chg. 317-430-7297; spiritofmonticello.org C X

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


JUNE

White River Poultry Show April 11, 2020 812 -829-2487

Spencer Pride Festival June 6, 2020 812-652-5000

Arts in The Park

June 13, 2020 812 -829-4344

Vandalia Strawberry Festival June 2020 vandaliacpa.org

Owen County Fair

July 4-12, 2020 812-829-5020

International Ventriloquism & Arts Festival July 10-12, 2020 VentFest.org

Rev20

August 1, 2020 info@rev20.org

Gosport Lazy Days August 6-9, 2020 Gosport.lazydays@gmail.com

Coal City Festival

August 2020 812-821-0929

White River Fall Poultry Show September 5, 2020 812-829-2487

BBQ & Blues

September 12, 2020 812-829-4344

Chalk It Up

September 12, 2020 spencermainstreetinc@gm ail.com

Apple Butter Festival September 19-20, 2020

facebook.com/SpencerIndianaLionsClub/

Cataract VFD Bean Festival October 2-4, 2020

765 -795-4022

Harvest Moon Festival October 3, 2020 owenvalleywinery.com

Spencer Christmas at the Square December 5, 2020 christmasatthesquare.com

Gosport Holiday Festival December 12, 2020 facebook.com/GosportHolidayFestival

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY JUNE Jun. 19 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. Adm. chg. 317-398-9552; mainstreetshelbyville.org X

Brick Street Market Jun. 20 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Brick Street Market

Rockville Square. Funky pop-up market in historic downtown. Vintage, repurposed and unique items for your shopping delight. No adm. chg. 765-366-1487; coveredbridges.com X

Jun. 20-21 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Leeper Park Art Fair

Along the St. Joseph River near downtown South Bend. This 53rd annual festival features fine artists from around the country, live music and local food vendors in a beautiful, shaded park along the St. Joseph River. No adm. chg. 571-435-6217; leeperparkartfair.org C X Jun. 20 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Madison Riverfront Wine, Stein & Barrel

Riverfront Gazebo. Taste the best wines, bourbon and craft brews the region has to offer. Enjoy music, food pairings and an art show. Adm. chg. 513-213-5051; madisonriverfront.com C X Jun. 20 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Maker Faire

Jun. 20 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Historic Courthouse Square. Artists, artisans, and creatives of all kinds gather on the Noblesville Square to sell, celebrate, an demonstrate their work. No adm. chg. 317-452-3690; NickelPlateArts.org C X

Franklin Hops and Vines

Downtown. Local wineries and breweries featuring their best pours! Over 15 vendors, live music, food vendors, and local drinks from 5pm-10pm. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com X Jun. 20 Flora (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Hog Jog & Pork Pull

Flora Town Park. Hog Jog 10k, 2-mile, “Runt Jog.� Pork pull 6:30pm. IPL, tractors and diesel pulls. Adm. chg. 765-564-6757; hogjog.com X

Jun. 20 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

Rising Sun's Blues & BBQ

Main Street. BBQ competition, live blues music, arts, crafts, food, information vendors, Kid Zone. Follow us on Facebook. No adm. chg. Small chg. for BBQ competitors. 812-438-4933; enjoyrisingsun.com C X Jun. 20 Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Rock the Arts

Potawatomi Park. One-day music and art festival featuring national touring acts and local artists showcasing their work. $5 adm. chg. Kids free. 219-866-5278; prairieartscouncil.net Jun. 20 Judah (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Judah Heritage Festival

Johnny Junxions. Live music, 5k, Marketplace, food vendors, cruise-in, BBQ competition, bungee jump, games. Best fireworks show in Southern Indiana! Small parking fee. No adm. chg. 812-583-5249; judahfestival.com C X 42

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


JUNE

NO-PARTICULAR-REASON

FEST

Just south of Indianapolis in Johnson County, you’ll find the sovereign state of Festival Country. It’s not on most maps because its borders are primarily marked by a change in attitude. You see, in Festival Country the national pastime is having a good time. With 1,000 festivals and events, and an always festive vibe, you’re sure to find your fun.

FIND YOUR FUN AT FESTIVALCOUNTRYINDIANA.COM Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Shipshewana Flea Market TUES. & WED. MAY-SEPTEMBER Midwest's Largest Jun. 21-27 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.) Jun. 20 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Superhero 5k & Fitness Festival

Courthouse Plaza. Explore ways to get fit close to home! Learn about local wellness programs and take part in heart-pumping fitness demonstrations. Run or walk the Superhero 5k! No adm. chg. 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X Jun. 20 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

TASTE of Tippecanoe

Downtown Riverfront. Support the arts and enjoy live music, live art experiences, local cuisine, fireworks and more! Children 12 and under are free. Adm. chg. 765-423-2787; tasteoftippecanoe.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 19

INDIANA’S OLDEST JURIED ART FAIR

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Scott County Fair

Scott County Fairgrounds. Get back to the basics of life and good ol' family fun at the Scott County Fair. 42-acres of activities for everyone. Conveniently located 1 mile off I-65! No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; scottcountyfairgrounds.com C X Jun. 24-27 North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

North Webster Mermaid Festival

Lions Club Festival Grounds. 75th annual. Vendors welcome and wanted! Amusements rides, free entertainment, 2 parades, demolition derby all over four days. Family fun and friendly. ATM Available. No adm. chg. 574-834-4316; nwlionsclub.com C X Jun. 25-27 Goodland (Newton Co., North Reg.)

Goodland Grand Prix

Downtown. 18th Annual. .69 mile, 8-turn street course racing venue that winds through the streets of Goodland. No adm. chg. 219-208-0659; goodlandgrandprix.com C X

ART FAIR Jun. 20-21 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Talbot Street Art Fair

Between 16th and 21st Streets. Indiana's oldest juried art fair in a historic neighborhood featuring over 250 local and national artists. Food available. No adm. chg. 317-745-6479; talbotstreet.org C X Jun. 20-27 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 much more! Download our app! Adm. chg. 765-489-5559; wayneco4hfair.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 19-26 Jun. 21-27 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Miami County 4-H Fair

Miami County Fairgrounds. Amazing exhibits, delicious food, entertainment, huge tractor show, rodeo and exciting midway. Fee for Midway. No adm. chg. 765-472-1921; ag.purdue.edu/counties/miami View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org 44

Jun. 26-28 Griffith (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival

Central Park. Some of the most talented blues artists from around the world and outstanding regional BBQ. Great Blues! Great BBQ! No adm. chg. 219-924-7500; griffith.in.gov C X Jun. 26-28 Bedford (Lawrence Co., Reg.)

55th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show

Fairgrounds. Free junior rockhound area and demonstrations. Gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, jewelry, beads, lapidary and prospecting equip. 4-H and science project material. Learning experience. No adm. chg. 812-295-3463; lawrencecountyrockclub.org X Jun. 26-28 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 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 25-27

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


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JAN FEB MAR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

1 1 21-22 1-2 Tues & Wed 22-23 Tues & Wed (Thru 8/29) 24-27 Tues & Wed (Thru 8/29) 4 Tues & Wed (Th (Thru 8/29) 1 13-15 Tues & Wed 1-3 24 7 Th 12/29) 19 (Th-Su Thru (Th-Su Thru 12/29) 5 29-30

Shipshewana New Years Day Auction Pajama Day Sale Maple Syrup Days Mayfest Shipshewana Flea Market PBR Rodeo Mar Shipshewana Flea Market Shipshewana’s Majestic Frontier Shipshewana Quilt Festival Shipshewana Flea Market Shipshewana’s Majestic Frontier Topeka 4th of July Celebration Shipshewana Flea Market Shipshewana Shipshewana’s Majestic Frontier Antique Festival & Steam Engine Show Northeastern Steam & Gas Show Shipshewana Flea Market Shipshewana Fall Crafter’s Fair Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show Lighting of Shipshewana Ceremony & Parade Shipshewana Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy Opens Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show Shipshewana Ice Festival

VISITSHIPSHEWANA.ORG

(800) 254-8090

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JUNE Jun. 27-Jul. 4 Brazil (Clay Co., West Reg.)

Brazil Rotary 4th of July Celebration

Limestone Heritage Festival

Forest Park. Brazil's Rotary Club hosts 83+ years' annual celebration. Enjoy amusement rides, midway games, food, nightly entertainment, raffle, and fireworks gala. Ride chg. No adm. chg. 812-446-2369; brazilrotary.org C X

Jun. 26-27 Fremont (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Jun. 27 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Downtown Fremont. Musical entertainment from jazz to country. Parade, kids games, fireworks and special merchant sales. No adm. chg. 260-495-9010; fremontchamber.org X

Franklin County Fair Grounds. Indiana's largest canoe and kayak races. Best fireworks in the area! Car show, princess contest, kids' fest, beer garden, music and wine tasting. Great Family Fun! No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; Brookvillecanoefest.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 26

Jun. 26-27 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Downtown Square. Food trucks, live music, Limestone Carving Exhibit, beer garden. Farmer's market, cornhole tournament, 6pm parade, 10pm fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-329-4221; downtownbedford.org C X

Musicfest

Jun. 26-27 New Palestine (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

New Pal Summer Fest

Main Street. Kids' zone, beer and wine garden. Friday: live music. Saturday: live music, car show, food trucks, craft and vendor booths, and fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-498-0569; newpalsummerfest.com C X Jun. 26-27 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; fb.com/groups/waldronwill/about X

Brookville CanoeFest

Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive Jun. 27-28 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. Adm. chg. 765-562-2616; coveredbridges.com

Jun. 27; Jul. 25; Aug. 22 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Bluegrass on the Square

Historic Downtown. Enjoy Bluegrass on the Square featuring some of the most well-known bluegrass musicians in the region. Lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics are welcome. 4-8pm. Free adm. 888-738-2137; thisisindiana.org/bluegrass C X Jun. 27 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.)

DeKegger Homebrew & BBQ Festival Jun. 27; Jul. 25; Aug. 29; Sep. 26 Cumberland (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Blues, Beer, and BBQ

Riverside Park. Craft beers and various BBQ vendors, BBQ competition, and live music. Adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decaturin.org/services/decatur-main-street/27 C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 26

Town of Cumberland. Family-friendly. We have award-winning Blues musicians along with local breweries and awesome BBQ. Bring your chairs and family! Join us! No adm. chg. 317-894-6203; town-cumberland.com C X

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Jun. 27-Jul. 4 Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Linton Freedom Festival Jun. 27 Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Greenwood Freedom Festival

Craig Park. Kicks off with a parade at Noon. After, enjoy over 200 beer, wine, food and local vendors. Large Kids Zone. The area's finest Live Bands. Dynamic Fireworks. Family Entertainment. No adm. chg. 317-881-4545; greenwood.in.gov/FESTIVAL C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 26

Humphreys Park, City Park. Host to Indiana's largest Independence Day parade on Jul. 4 at 10am. Week long festivities include great tenderloin sandwiches, entertainment, car show and carnival. No adm. chg. 812-847-4846; lintonfreedomfestival.org X 2021 Festival Dates: Jun. 29-Jul. 4

Jun. 27-28 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Morgan County Antique Machinery Association's Show Jun. 27 Avon (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Hendricks County Rib-Fest & Balloon Glow

4-H Fairgrounds and Coference Complex. Restaurants compete for best ribs/sauce. Kids' games, inflatables, great food, sponsor booths, live music, 5k Fun Run/Walk, balloon glow, fireworks and more! No adm. chg. 317-272-4333; hendrickscountyribfest.com C

Fairgrounds. Antique tractors, oil field and hit-miss engines, garden tractors, steam engines, old cars and trucks, food, large flea market, and toy show. Auction on Sun. No adm. chg. 765-342-4212; mcama.org X Jun. 27; Jul. 4 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks

Jun. 27 - Rockville Lake Park, $5/car load. 765-569-6541 See Jul. 4. listing.

Jun. 27-28 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. Includes museum access. Adm. chg. 317-636-9378; eiteljorg.org C X Jun. 27 New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Millstone Farms Lavender Festival

Millstone Farms and Gardens. Celebrate lavender with plants, lavender products, demonstrations, music, vendors, massages, and food at our 3rd annual festival. Enjoy the aroma! No adm. chg. 513-295-5360 C X

Jun. 27 East Chicago (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Rhythm & Soul Fest

Washington Park. Celebrate Black Music Month by listening to the music. Bring your stepping shoes, chill, eat some food and get ready for a "feel good" time! Bring your lawn chairs No adm. chg. 219-391-8206; eastchicago.com C X Jun. 27 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Spark!Fishers

Fishers Municipal Complex. Spark!Fishers delights visitors with a 5k, live entertainment, a street fair, parade, fireworks and more while celebrating our freedom and independence. No adm. chg. 317-595-3150; sparkfishers.com C X 48

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


JUNE/JULY JULY Jun. 28 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Wanamaker Old Settlers Day & Car Show

I-74/Post Rd., Exit 96. 34th Annual Street Fair & Classic Car, Motorcycle, Truck & Tractor Show with 100+ booths of art, crafts, antiques, handmade treasures, food, entertainment & more! No adm. chg. 317-617-5351; IndyFTLions.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Jun. 27 Jun. 30-Jul. 4 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. No adm. chg. 317-392-1612; shelbycountyfair.us X

JULY Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. Jul. 1-4 Cicero (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Lights Over Morse Lake Festival

Community Park, Morse Lake, various locations. Fireworks, parade, Huesman's carnival, golf cart poker run, craft and food vendors, volleyball tournament, live music, talent show, classic car cruise in. No adm. chg. 317-446-1352; lightsovermorselake.com X

March 13 Shamrock the Block May 9-June 21 Bikes in Bloom

Jul. 1-31, Polo at Hickory Hall Polo Club See Jun. 19 listing.

June 20 Superhero 5k & Fitness Festival

Jul. 1, 3-4, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 Shipshewana Flea Market See May 5 listing.

September 12 Chalk Fest

Jul. 1-31, Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail See May 30 listing.

October 30 Boos & Brews November 26 Turkey Day 5k

Jul. 2-5 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

70th Madison Regatta Gold Cup & Roostertail Music Festival Riverfront. 200 mph racing with world's fastest race boats. Unlimited hydroplanes, Roostertail Music Festival. Regatta parade on Fri. evening. Free fireworks display on Sat. Adm. chg. 800-559-2956; madisonregatta.com C X

November 28 Home for the Holidays & Shop Small Saturday

GreenfieldMainStreet.org 317-649-0890 Sponsored by Hancock County Tourism Commission

visitinhancock.org 866-384-8687

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JULY Jul. 3-4 New Pekin (Washington Co., South Reg.)

4th of July Celebration

Pekin Park. Oldest consecutive annual 4th of July celebration in the nation, celebrating 188 years. 10am parade honors freedom. Amusement rides, flea market and fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-404-6248; pcbo.webs.com C X

July 10-18th 2020 Jul. 3-4 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

JULY 12-20, 2019 threeriversfestival.org S P O N S O R E D B Y:

Just one of the many amazing festivals taking place in Fort Wayne, IN! For a complete list:

VisitFortWayne.com/Festivals

Jul. 2-5 Cedar Lake (Lake Co., North Reg.) TRFestivalGuideAd19_2.25x3.5.indd 1

Cedar Lake Summerfest

CarmelFest

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

Jul. 3 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Franklin Firecracker Festival

Courthouse Square. Franklin Community Band, Kids' fun zone, beer garden, food vendors, fastest kid in town, concert, fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-736-3639; franklinparks.org X

10/23/19 2:16 PM

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 C X Jul. 2-4 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Jul. 3-5 Liberty (Union Co., East Reg.)

Liberty 4th of July Festival

Courthouse Square. Over 40 years of family fun. Enjoy arts and craft vendors, live entertainment, food booths, and parade. No adm. chg. 765-458-5976; ucdc.us C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 2-4

Haynes Apperson Festival

Downtown, Foster Park. Annual festival celebrating our community's automotive history and heritage. Family fun, food, fireworks, parade, car shows, concerts, sports festival, rides, more. No adm. chg. 765-854-1234; haynesappersonfestival.org C X Jul. 3-11 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Jul. 2-5 Shoals (Martin Co., South Central Reg.)

Shoals Catfish Festival

Main Street, Ball Park, Old Courthouse Museum. Variety of booths, fishing, team and individual sport competitions. Parade, catfish sandwiches and fireworks. No adm. chg. 812-631-1329; visitmartincounty.org/catfish_festival.htm X

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Live music, daily entertainment, carnival rides, commercial and craft vendors. 4-H exhibits and shows, antique tractors, monster trucks, demo derby, rodeo, fireworks Adm. chg. 574-291-4870; 4hfair.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 2-10


JULY

If it’s summer then it’s time for

NA COUNTY FAIRS INDIA Visit one of Indiana’s county fairs for the best

in 4-H Exhibits, Agriculture Displays, Midway Rides, Entertainment, and Delicious Fair Food. There’s no better place to celebrate summer than at an Indiana County Fair!

INDIANAFAIRSANDFESTIVALS.ORG

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Parke Countian’s Favorite Fireworks Jun. 27; Jul. 4 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks Jul. 3-4 Wolcott (White Co., West Reg.)

Wolcott Summer Festival

Wolcott House grounds & park. 52nd annual. Fireworks, free entertainment, tractor exhibit, car show, children's putt-putt, flea markets, parade, food vendors. New attractions coming! Garden tractor pull, big bounce fun house, 5k/duathlon. No adm. chg. 260-273-6798; wolcottfestival.com C X

Parke County. Celebrate firework shows beginning at dusk! Jun. 27 - Rockville Lake Park, $5/car load. 765-569-6541 Jul. 4 - Montezuma, Free. 765-592-3739 Jul. 4 - Raccoon Lake, Free. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com X

Jul. 4 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Abraham Lincoln Freedom Festival

Celebrate Independence Day at Rockport City Park, next to Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum. Enjoy a car show, food vendors and live music, plus fireworks at dusk. No adm. chg. 812-649-9147; IndianasAbeLincoln.org/events C X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 3 Jul. 4 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Canal Days

Canal Park. Celebrate the 1850s canal era! Canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food and music. Fees for some venues. No adm. chg. 765-564-2870; wabashanderiecanal.org X Jul. 4, 11, 18, 25, Franklin Farmers Market See May 9 listing.

Jul. 4 Twelve Mile (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Twelve Mile 500

Plank Hill Park. Lawn mower races feature Briggs and Stratton and other modified engines. 60 laps of fun for more than 50 years. Jul. 3 fireworks light up the sky. Jul. 4 parade. Adm. chg. 574-727-0527; visit-casscounty.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 4 Jul. 5-10 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Cass County 4-H Fair

4-H Fairgrounds. Animals, free outdoor stage, queen contest, carnival rides, tractor pull and the greatest fair food! Join us for the fun! No adm. chg. 574-753-7750; 4hcasscounty.org C X

Jul. 4 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

July 4th Celebration and Firecracker Run

Peru Fire Department. Firecracker Run 5k run/walk begins at 8am. $20 registration fee. Maconaquah Park: kids' games, great food, music and amazing fireworks at dusk. 765-472-2400. cityofperu.org Adm. chg. 765-472-1979; mcymca.org Jul. 4 Walton (Cass Co., East Reg.)

July 4th Festival

Jul. 5-11 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

Downtown. 5k run, huge parade, car show, fish fry and fireworks at dusk. No adm. chg. 574-753-4856; visit-casscounty.com X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 4 Jul. 5 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

Shiner Pride Car Show

Downtown. Classic and collectible cars, trucks and motorcycles. Charge to participate. Free for spectators. Proceeds benefit Shiner Pride Marching Band. No adm. chg. 812-438-2652; enjoyrisingsun.com C X 54

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


JULY Jul. 5, Tri-State Antique Market

See May 3 listing.

Jul. 9-11 Bristol (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Bristol Homecoming Festival

Congdon Park. Since 1836, this is three day festival. Family-fun events, free children's game area, queen pageant, entertainment, rides, food, Sat. parade and wonderful fireworks! No adm. chg. 574-848-5725 C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 8-10 Jul. 9-12 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

National Powwow XVIII

4-H Fairgrounds and 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. 10-12 Freetown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Freetown Freedom Festival

Freetown Park, 4696 W Columbus Pike. Family-oriented festival: parade, fireworks, car show, food, live entertainment, kids' games, inflatables, tractor drive, vendors, auction, baby contest, karaoke, 5k. No adm. chg. 812-569-2710; fb.com/freetownfestival C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 9-11

Jul. 10-11 Lapel (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Lapel Village Fair Jul. 9-12 Saint John (Lake Co., North Reg.)

St. John Festival

US Hwy. 41 and 93rd Ave. It's all about food, family and fun! Enjoy local food, rides, games, gambling, beer and wine, Bingo, $10K raffle, live entertainment, annual Fest 5k, and more! No adm. chg. 219-200-4076; stjohnfest.org C X Jul. 10-11 Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Angola Balloons Aloft

Angola High School. Some of the finest hot air balloon pilots compete for prizes over Northern Indiana Lakes Country. Kids' zone, classic car show, petting zoo, nighttime illuminations. No adm. chg. 260-665-5386; angolaballoonsaloft.com X

Main St. Town-wide rummages Friday and Saturday. Craft booths, food booths, and live music on both days. Parade and car show is on Saturday. No adm. chg. 765-617-1498; lapelvillagefair.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 9-10

Parke County 4-H Fair Jul. 10-17 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Parke County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. Great rural county fair! Parke County's largest parade on Thu. 6pm. No adm. chg. 765-569-3176; parkecountyfairgrounds.com X

Jul. 10-12 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Annual Antique Farm and Tractor Show

Fairgrounds. Family-friendly antique farm show with demos, kids' activities, antique equipment, flea market, model railroad, blacksmith, carvers, sawmill, food and homemade pies. Adm. chg. 219-746-1445; slahs.org C Jul. 10-11 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Jul. 10-11, Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See Jun. 12 listing.

Artie Fest

Courthouse Square. Family-friendly. Entertainment. Outdoor movie. 5k. Craft fair. Car show. Trike Race. Cornhole. Artie Fest Bounce Town. Baby contest. Chalk Art and more! No adm. chg. 812-340-2162; artiefest.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 9-10 View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY Jul. 11-18 LaGrange (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

LaGrange County 4-H Fair

Jul. 10-18 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Three Rivers Festival

Headwaters Park. The Three Rivers Festival provides families and friends nine days of celebration in beautiful downtown Fort Wayne. Live music, food, parade, shopping, art, carnival rides and over 80 fun family-friendly events! Create great memories! No adm. chg.

260-426-5556; ThreeRiversFestival.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 9-17

Fairgrounds. Our 67th 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 X Jul. 11, Mosey Down Main Street See May 9 listing. Jul. 11-17 Kentland (Newton Co., North Reg.)

Newton County Pun'kin Vine Fair

Fairgrounds. The biggest little fair in Indiana! Amusement rides, food vendors, demolition derby, motor cross, 4-H and live entertainment. No adm. chg. 219-474-5745; newtoncountyfair.weebly.com C X Jul. 11, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing.

Jul. 11-18 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Circus City Festival

Downtown. Celebrating the 61st year. All youth circus performances, rides, food booths, parade and more. Adm. chg. 765-472-3918; perucircus.com C X Jul. 11-18 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Circus Hall of Fame

SR 124. Museum full of circus memorabilia. Adm. chg. 800-771-0241; circushalloffame.com X

Jul. 11 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Wabash Riverfest

Tapawingo Park, John Myers Pedestrian Bridge and Riehle Plaza. Free, family-friendly celebration of the Wabash River. Canoe races, food, music, educational exhibits, 5k run, bike events, childrens' activities and more! No adm. chg. 765-420-8505; wabashriverfest.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 10 Jul. 12-18 LaPorte (LaPorte Co., North Reg.)

LaPorte County Fair

Fairgrounds. 175th 4-H exhibits, open class, draft horse, Pioneer Land, carnival rides, grandstand events, free entertainment tent, food vendors. Adm. chg. 219-362-2647; laportecountyfair.org C X

Jul. 11-18 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Clinton County Fair

Fairgrounds. 150 years of Clinton Co. Harness Racing! Demo Derby, truck and tractor pulls, carnival, car and truck shows, free entertainment, horse pulls, 4-H, food and vendors, parade! No adm. chg. 765-376-7083; clintoncofairgrounds.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 10-17

Jul. 11 Fortville (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Fortville Independence Day Celebration

209 E. Mill St. Live bands, food vendors, kids' activities, beer garden, fireworks at dusk! Great family fun! Bring chairs and dogs. No adm. chg. 317-407-0316; fortvilleaction.com X 56

Jul. 12-17 Hamlet (Starke Co., North Reg.)

Starke County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. 4-H exhibits, tractor pull. Food and craft vendors. Wide variety of youth activities. ATV races, rodeo, livestock auction. No adm. chg. 574-772-9141; fb.com/StarkeCountyFairgrounds C X Jul. 13-18 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 X

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


JULY

JENNINGS COUNTY I N D I A N A VERNON / NORTH VERNON Jul. 13-18 Warsaw (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

Kosciusko County Community Fair, Inc.

In the Heart of Warsaw, 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 X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 12-17

SASSAFRAS TEA FESTIVAL & CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT Jul. 15-19 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 $25.

219-853-6378; festivalofthelakes.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 14-18

Fourth Weekend in April

WINGS OVER MUSCATATUCK/ INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD FESTIVAL Second weekend in May

VERNON LOLLYGAG 5K WALK/RUN May 2

JENNINGS COUNTY 4-H FAIR June 8-13

Jul. 16-18 Saint Joe (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

Famous St. Joe Pickle Festival

Riverdale School. Everything Pickles!! Pickle people, pickle pepper poker walk, pickle derby, pickle tastings, fish fry, vendors, live music, parades, kids' area, contests, fireworks. No adm. chg. 260-337-5461; stjoepicklefestival.org C X

T3/TAME THE TERRAIN Third Weekend in June

VERNON LABOR DAY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Saturday of Labor Day weekend

HAYDEN DAYS

Saturday of Labor Day Weekend

Jul. 16-19 Winamac (Pulaski Co., North Reg.)

COMMISKEY FALL FESTIVAL

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. 574-946-3712; winamacpowershow.com X

facebook.com/ jenningscountytourism

19th Northern Indiana Power From the Past Antique Power Show & Flea Market

Third weekend in September

Visit us!

(812) 592-8087

View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY Jul. 16-18 Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration

926 S Washington St. Quilts, exhibits, vendor mall, workshops, lectures, appraisals, live and silent auctions, and the induction of our newest honoree, Marti Michelle. Adm. chg. 765-664-9333; quiltershalloffame.net C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 15-17

Boone County

4-H Fair Jul. 18-24 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County 4-H Fair

Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Free entertainment, 4-H and animal exhibits, food vendors, antique tractors, tractor pulls, motorcross and more. No parking chg. No adm. chg. 765-482-0750; boonecounty4h.org X

Jul. 17-Aug. 30 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

Jul. 17-18 Oldenburg (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Oldenburg Freudenfest

Town Hall. German festival with food, beer garden, games, German music, 10k walk, 7 or 20 mile bike ride, Dachshund Race, good family fun. No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; freudenfest.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 16-17 Jul. 17-18 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. Adm. chg. 800-886-6443; redskeltonmuseum.org C X

Jul. 18 Brownsburg (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Festival of the Arts

Arbuckle Acres Park. Our 42nd year of holding a family event featuring music, food, children's activities, more than 110 artisans and craft exhibitors from Indiana and the Midwest. Adm. chg. 317-852-7885; brownsburgfota.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 17 Jul. 18-25 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. All phases of agriculture, 4-H exhibits, wide variety of youth activities, carnival rides, games and mouthwatering fair food. No adm. chg. 765-474-0793; purdue.edu/extension C X Jul. 18-23 Bluffton (Wells Co., East Reg.)

Wells County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds, SR 1. Enjoy 4-H exhibits, livestock shows, musical groups, nature programs, kids' activities, queen contest, BBQ, fair food and rodeo (evening after the fair). No adm. chg. 260-824-6412; wells4h.com C X

Jul. 18 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Art of Wine

Carmel Arts & Design District. Features local and international wines, wine-related art, entertainment and special activities. $20 wine tasting fee for those 21 and over. Open to all ages. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com C X

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

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Jul. 19-25 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. Special discounts on Adm. chg. 317-718-6153; 4hcomplex.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 18-24

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


JULY

Create YOUR STORY HANCOCK COUNTY

Shamrock the Block

Hancock County 4-H Fair

March 13, 2020

June 19 - 26, 2020

New Palestine Fall Festival

greenfieldmainstreet.org

yourhancockfairgrounds.com

September 10 -12, 2020 nplions.com

Bikes in Bloom

New Pal Summer Fest

Spring 2020

June 26 - 27, 2020

greenfieldmainstreet.org

newpalsummerfest.com

Superhero  & Fitness Riley Wranglers 36th Annual Arts & Craft Fair Festival May52, 2020

June 20, 2020

Rileywranglers.org

greenfieldmainstreet.org

Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral & fossil Show September 11 - 13, 2020 500earthsciencesclub.com

Chalk Fest September 12, 2020 greenfieldmainstreet.org

Shirley Strawberry Festival

Fortville Independence Day

Riley Festival

July 11, 2020

October 1 - 4, 2020

May 16, 2020

fortvilleaction.com

rileyfestival.com

townofshirley.com

Music on Depot

Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival

Summer 2020

July 25, 2020

newpalsummerfest.com

mentalhealthpartnershc.com

Boos & Brews October 30, 2020 greenfieldmainstreet.org

Cumberland Blues, Beer Chocolate Walk & BBQ Summer 2020 town.cumberland.in.us

August 14, 2020 greenfieldcc.org

Fortville Summer Concert Series

Hancock Flat 

June 2020

hancockflat50.com

fortvilleaction.com

visitinhancock.org

August 29, 2020

317-477-8687 119 W. North Street, Greenfield, IN 46140

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY

Vevay, Indiana’s

Swiss Wine Festival

Jul. 19-25 Alexandria (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Aug.. 27-30, 2020 SwissWineFestival.org

Madison County 4-H Fair

Beulah Park. FREE entertainment nightly. 4-H exhibits, great food, carnival rides, live wood carver, parade, youth boxing league Saturday, queen contest. Bracelet days. $5 parking chg. 765-724-7006; madisoncounty4hfair.org X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 18-24 Jul. 20-25 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Jul. 23 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Fairgrounds. Carnival rides, games and delicious fair food. Truck Pull, Horse Pull, Demolition Derby, Motor & Auto Cross, Rodeo, vendors. Live entertainment at the free stage. Adm. chg. 765-288-1854; delawarecountyfair.net C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 19-24

Boone County Fairgrounds. Professional rodeo featuring bull riding, bareback bronc, team roping and barrel racing. Adm. chg. 765-482-0750; boonecvb.com

Delaware County Fair

Latting Pro Rodeo

Jul. 24-26 Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Antique Steam & Gas Engine Tractor Show

Jul. 21-26 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Allen County Fair

Allen County Fairgrounds. Home to 4-H animal shows, projects and events, as well as a food court, carnival rides, motorsport events, hot air balloons and many free family-friendly offerings. Adm. chg. 260-449-4444; TheAllenCountyFair.com C X Jul. 23-25 Berne (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Berne Swiss Days

Downtown Berne, Indiana. Swiss experience. Food, crafts, competitions, family-friendly rides, quilt show, horse pull, musical concerts, tours, polka music, parade and games. No adm. chg. 260-589-8080; swissdaysberne.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 29-31 Jul. 23-25 North Manchester (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Fun Fest by the River

Downtown. Large family festival. Free kids' activities, car, tractor and motorcycle show, variety of food and craft vendors, parade, live music, 5k and much more! No adm. chg. 260-982-7644; manchesteralive.org C X

2144 New Harmony Rd. Take a step back in time...sawmill cutting log, wheat threshing, sorghum making, horse & tractor plowing, corn picking & shelling, flea market, food booths. Adm. chg. 812-453-4520; visitwarrick.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 23-25; Oct. 8-10

Jul. 24-Aug. 1 Goshen (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Fairgrounds. One of the greatest 4-H county fairs in the nation. Free grandstand entertainment, famous food row, rides, rodeo, demolition derby, PPL tractor pulls and much more. Adm. chg. 574-533-3247; 4HFair.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 23-31

Jul. 24-25 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Frankfort Hot Dog Festival

Downtown Square. No adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 30-31 Jul. 24, Music on Depot: NP Summer Concert Series See May 22 listing.

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

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Shipshewana Flea Market TUES. & WED. MAY-SEPTEMBER Midwest's Largest

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


JULY

Jul. 24-26 New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

New Carlisle Hometown Days

Memorial Park. Three fun filled days of family entertainment, vendors, food, parade, fireworks, car show and the ever popular wiffle ball tournament. No adm. chg. 574-876-2541; hometowndays.net C X

Jul. 24-26 Whiting (Lake Co., North Reg.) Pierogi FestÂŽ 119th St., Downtown. Pierogi FestÂŽ is presented annually by the W/R Chamber of Commerce in Whiting, Indiana. 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. 25, Bluegrass on the Square. See Jun. 27 listing. Jul. 25, Blues, Beer, and BBQ See Jun. 27 listing.

Jul. 25 North Webster (Kosciusko Co., North Reg.)

11th Annual Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair

Downtown SR 13, fairgrounds, town park. Festival honors historic Dixie with something for everyone. Extra cruises Dixie sternwheeler, 5k, arts/crafts fair, open air market, antiques, food court. Car, truck, bike and tractor show; area boat dealer and snowmobile show. No adm. chg.

574-834-7076; northwebster.com X

Jul. 25-Aug. 1 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 Jul. 25 Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Lake James Antique and Classic Boat Show

Four Corners at Lake James/Jimmerson Lake. Antique and classic boats are displayed along with classic cars and motors. Musical entertainment plus food and retail vendors. No adm. chg. 260-249-7464; lakes101.org X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY JULY/AUGUST

Jul. 25 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Jul. 30-Aug. 2 Oakland City (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Downtown, Courthouse Plaza. Over 50 artists and food vendors. Offering two stages of live entertainment. Free adm. 317-462-2877; mentalhealthpartnershc.com C X

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

Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival

Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival

Jul. 25 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Star City Blues & Jazz

Main Street Downtown Lafayette. Live music, dancing, food, beer and wine. Adm. chg. 766-423-2550; Fodlafayette.com X 2021 Festival Date: Jul. 24 Jul. 25-26 Orland (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Vermont Settlement Festival

Orland Town Park. Full days of family fun, primitive village, car show, parade, concessions, mud volleyball, arts and crafts. No adm. chg. 260-829-6411; orlandchamber.net X Jul. 26-Aug. 1 Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Jackson County Fair

Fairgrounds. One of the state's greatest fairs! Enjoy fun filled days for everyone in scenic Brownstown. Features agriculture, food, rides, racing, shows, music and more. No adm. chg. 812-524-1914; jacksoncountyfair.org X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 25-31 Jul. 29-Aug. 2 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! 46th Annual. The largest vintage motor. Adm. chg. 260-251-8575; vintagemotorbikeclub.org C X

Jul. 30-Aug. 2 Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Jasper Strassenfest

Downtown and citywide. Family-oriented street festival with German music, food, dancing, rides, games, beer garden, 5k run/walk, craft and wine show, events, entertainment and much more. No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperstrassenfest.org X

Jul. 30-Aug. 1 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 Jul. 31-Aug. 8 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. $4 parking. No adm. chg. 765-342-9905; morgancountyindianafair.org X

AUGUST Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. Aug. 1 Angola (Steuben Co., North Reg.)

Angola Art Festival

Downtown. Art festival on public square features artists, antiques, street performers, music and kids' activities. No adm. chg. 260-665-5386; downtown-angola-in.org X Aug. 1 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Art Fair on the Square

Courthouse Square. Enjoy historic downtown with juried artists, all painting mediums, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and more. Art experience for kids. Food available. No adm. chg. hcaa-in.org X Aug. 1 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Brews on Buckeye

Downtown Depot District. Indiana craft beer and spirits festival. Food trucks, live music and samples from Indiana breweries and distilleries. Adm. chg. 765-513-1165; visitkokomo.org C X

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AUGUST JULY Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Franklin Farmers Market See May 9 listing. Aug. 1 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 Aug. 1-31, Polo at Hickory Hall Polo Club See Jun. 19 listing. Aug. 1-31, Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail See May 30 listing. SHIPSHEWANA

ANTIQUE Festival

Aug. 1 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Antique Festival

Trading Place Pavilion. 50+ antique/vintage vendors selling on grassy areas around winding sidewalks. Steam/tractor show, demonstrations, Antique Telephone Collector's Annual Show and more. No adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/events/shipshewanaantique-market C X 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 7

Aug. 6-9 Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.)

Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival

Amish Acres. 300+ vendors demonstrate their trade and sell their wares. Family-style Threshers dinner in the century old barn and guided tour of the historic house and farm. Adm. chg. 800-800-4942; amishacres.com C X Aug. 6-9 Denver (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Denver Days Festival

Downtown. Hometown parade, delicious food, car show, great entertainment, other activities. No adm. chg. 765-985-2284; enjoymiamicounty.com Aug. 6-9 Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.)

MidAmerica Threshing & Antique, Inc.

4-H Fairgrounds. Working demonstrations of threshing, saw mill, shelling, plowing and baling. Tractor pull Fri. and Sat. $20 hook fees. No adm. chg. 317-966-2539 C X

Aug. 6-8 Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Odon 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. 6-8 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

165th Annual Old Settlers Festival

Aug. 1 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Historic Downtown Square. Enjoy carnival rides, games, food and more. Live music and entertainment nightly. 165th Annual Old Settlers meeting Sat. No adm. chg. 765-564-9997; carrollcountyindiana.com C X

Zionsville Street Dance

Main Street. Wrap up summer at this family-friendly event that fills Main Street with live music, dancing and food from local restaurants. For more information go to Adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org C Aug. 2, Tri-State Antique Market See May 3 listing. Aug. 4-5, 11-12, 14-15, 18-19, 25-26 Shipshewana Flea Market See May 5 listing. Aug. 5-8 Tell City (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Schweizer Fest

City Hall Park. Amusement rides, games, food, beer garden, wine tasting, exhibit market, live entertainment nightly, talent show, queen pageant, road run, baby contest, golf event. No adm. chg. 888-343-6262; tellcityschweizerfest.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 11-14

Aug. 6-8 Van Buren (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Popcorn Festival of Van Buren

Across from the library. Parade, car show, 5k run, free entertainment, food booths, Lions Club tenderloin booth. No adm. chg. 765-998-2966; popcornfestivalofvanburen.org C X

Find Your Festival

View Online or Download the 2020 Index IndianaFestivals.org.

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY AUGUST

64th annual

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival & Parade September 3rd to the 5th

August 27-30 • (812) 427-9463 SwissWineFestival.org Aug. 7-16 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Lake County Fair

Fairgrounds. Daily horse shows, entertainment for all ages, thousands of exhibits, carnival rides, food and vendors of all types. Adm. chg. 219-663-3617; lake-county-fair.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 6-15

Aug. 7-8 DeMotte (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Over 25 events in 3 days!

visitdekalb.org

Touch of Dutch Festival

Spencer Park. Fri. and Sat. fun with a parade, arts and crafts, car show, free live concerts, food and family entertainment! Wooden shoe carver and Dutch food too! No adm. chg. 219-987-5800; DemotteChamber.org/touch-of-dutch C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 13-14

Aug. 7-9 East Chicago (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Aug. 8 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Jeorse Beach Park. A three day beachfront fest with a fusion of food, fun, music and fireworks on beautiful Lake Michigan. No adm. chg. 219-391-8206; eastchicago.com C X

Fairgrounds. World-class KCBS BBQ teams compete in this sanctioned event, while local BBQers serve up tasty treats. Live music, kids activities and car show. No adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com X

Fusic Fest

Big Blue BBQ

Aug. 8, Mosey Down Main Street. See May 9 listing. Aug. 7-23 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Aug. 8-9, 14-15, Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See Jun. 12 listing.

Indiana State Fair

State Fairgrounds & Event Center. The Indiana State Fair is the Greatest Showcase of Education, Agriculture and Entertainment. Adm. chg. 317-927-7500; indianastatefair.com C X

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AUGUST JULY Aug. 8, Second Saturdays. See Jan. 11 listing.

Aug. 14-16 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

National Toy Truck & Construction Show

Aug. 10-11 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Dan Patch Stakes Festival

Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes Race and More. FREE Admission. 800-526-7223; harrahshoosierpark.com X Aug. 13-15; Aug. 21 Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Elwood Glass Festival

Callaway Park. Arts, crafts, food, entertainment, glass factory tours, quilt show, carnival, car show, contests, parade and much more. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwood-in.com/chamber-home X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 19-21 Aug. 13-16 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Winding Creek Music Festival

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

Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel. 30th Annual. Thousands of toy trucks and toy construction pieces for sale. An auction and a model contest. A great family outing! Adm. chg. 701-883-5206; toytrucker.com X Aug. 14-16 Osceola (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Osceola Bluegrass Festival

Fern Hunsberger Park. Best bluegrass in the Midwest. Frog jumping, food eating contests, horse and childrens' rides, church service, Boy Scout breakfast and jail. Food and craft vendors, No adm. chg. 574-674-0015; fb.com/osceolabluegrassfestival C X Aug. 14-15 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Pig Roast in the Park

Beechwood Park. Enjoy great music, food, craft booths, kids' games, fireworks, sporting and various activities. Fun for the whole family. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X

Aug. 14 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Chocolate Walk

Downtown. Visit various stores and locations to gather samples of chocolate. Event benefits the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Read-Up tutoring program. Adm. chg. 317-477-4188; greenfieldcc.org

Aug. 15 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Art Beat

Downtown. Day long showcase of over 900 visual, performing and culinary artists from South Bend and surrounding areas. No adm. chg. 574-282-1110; ArtBeatSouthBend.org X

Aug. 14-16 Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally and Music Festival

SR 18 E. Bike shows, motorcycle rodeo, field events, live bands, contests and swap meet. $10 weekend pass. Adm. chg. hogdaze.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 13-15 Aug. 14-15 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Kekionga Festival

Riverside Center. Community festival celebrating Decatur's heritage. Historic reenactments, entertainment and food. No adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decaturchamber.org X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Aug. 15 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Aviation Adventure Day

Academy of Model Aeronautics. Kids can make model gliders, kites and rockets. Learn about model aviation with glided flights, model airplanes and helicopters. Kids may take a ride in an airplane! No adm. chg. 800-435-9262; nmadmuncie.org Aug. 15 Goodland (Newton Co., North Reg.)

Goodstock Operation Restoring Hope Music Festival Foster Park. 7th Annual benefit includes all day music featuring headliner, Mellencougar, benefit ride, 5k and food vendors. Adm. chg. 219-208-0659; goodstockmusicfestival.com X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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AUGUST Aug. 15 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. 15 Redkey (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Redkey Gas Boom Days

Historic Downtown. Featuring the history of Redkey. Antiques, vendors, live bands, petting zoo, cake walk, cornhole tournament, games, parade, shops and more. We continue to grow! No adm. chg. 260-729-7040; VisitRedkey.com C X

Aug. 15 Greenwood (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

WAMMfest by Sertoma Club of Greenwood

Craig Park. Indiana wineries and craft breweries, six live bands on two stages, food and juried art fair featuring over 60 artists. Adm. chg. 317-426-WAMM (9266); wammfest.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 21

37TH ANNUAL FALL

Pow-wow Aug. 15-16 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

37th Annual Traditional Pow-wow

Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Native American singing, dancing, Red Road specials, vendors and food. Adm. chg. 765-453-9025; americanindiancounci.wixsite.com/americanindiancounci X

Aug. 15-16 Hamlet (Starke Co., North Reg.)

Yellowstone Trail Fest

Aug. 15 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. 4pm-11pm. Adm. chg. 317-447-8036; heartoflebanon.org/events/augtoberfest X

Fairgrounds. Special guests, Marty McFly and Doc Brown. Look alike contest! Magic, repurposed metal sculpture contest, Dr. Bones. Kids' water activities, baby contest, parade, vendors, music. No adm. chg. 547-806-0500; YellowStoneTrailFest.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 14-15 Aug. 20-23 Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Greensburg Power of the Past

Fairgrounds. Annual machinery display and demonstrations. Hosting the Massey Harris State Show. Flea markets, food booths, kids' games, toy show, parade, entertainment and more. Adm. chg. 812-662-3478; greensburgpowerofthepast.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 19-22

Aug. 15 Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Wabash Garden Fest

Paradise Spring Historical Park. Annual festival featuring herbs, plants, garden items, art, crafts, Chair Affair Charity Auction. Free adult seminars and Wee Garden make-n-takes for kids! ALL FREE! 574-253-7229; visitwabashcounty.com C X

Aug. 21-22 Centerville (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Archway Days Festival

Maplewood Park. Events for all. Craft, art & food vendors. Live music & entertainment. Car show, parade, K-9 and taser demonstration. Dance, bounce houses, pedal tractor pull, movie. No adm. chg. 765-580-1201; archwaydays.org C X 66

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AUGUST

Aug. 21-22 Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Greencastle Music Fest

Courthouse Square. Live, outdoor two day music event with multiple country and rock bands. Kids' games, local craft beer garden and awesome food from Greencastle restaurants. Adm. chg. 765-653-5788; greencastlemusicfest.com C X Aug. 21-22 Leota (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Leota Country Frolic

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

Aug. 22 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

A Hot Summer Night Rising Sun

Main Street. 4-9:30 pm. Food, arts, crafts, Kid Zone. Live 50s/60s music featuring the Belairs Show Band at 7 pm. Bring your lawn chairs and dancin' shoes! Free. No adm. chg. 812-438-4933; enjoyrisingsun.com C X Aug. 22 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 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 28 Aug. 22, Bluegrass on the Square See Jun. 27 listing.

Aug. 21-22 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues

Riverfront. A FUN festival for the whole family! Fabulous blues music with nationally known performers. KCBS sanctioned, Backyard (amateur) and KidzQ (young chefs) BBQ competitions. Riverboat rides, 5k walk/run and bike ride. Concrete pigs, rib eating fun and a pig toss game. Adm. chg. C X 800-559-2956; madisonribberfest.com

Aug. 14-15 Newberry (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Aug. 22 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Downtown. Patrons can enjoy the day long event featuring a market, vintage fair, juried art show, demonstrations, entertainment and interactive art activities for everyone. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com X Aug. 22 Kouts (Porter Co., North Reg.)

Kouts Pork Fest

Downtown Main St. Small town festival at its best. Pork at its finest. Arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, kids' area and parade. No adm. chg. koutsevents@gmail.com; koutsevents.com C X

Newberry Festival

Newberry Park. A day of great family fun including live entertainment, food and craft vendors, contests, pedal tractor pull, cornhole tournament and parade. No adm. chg. 812-227-0556; visitgc.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 20-21 Aug. 21-22 Rossville (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Aug. 22 East Chicago (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Town Park. Craft and food vendors, Sat. morning parade, 5k run/ walk, car and bike show, contests, entertainment, carnival rides, and fireworks. Parking $5. No adm. chg. 765-379-2645; rossville.net X

Kosiuscko Park. Celebrate Polish heritage with live music, food vendors and a Polish beer garden. Come out for a crazy-fun day of family fun in the park. No adm. chg. 219-391-8206; eastchicago.com X

Summer's End Festival

Kielbasa Fest

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Join Us! for the 2020

Nappanee Apple Festival September 17–20

9/17, 5pm–9pm 9/18, 11am–10pm 9/19, 10am–10pm 9/20, 10am–6pm

Tractor & Truck Pull Saturday, September 12

7’ Apple Pie Wings & Wheels + Swap Meet 3 Entertainment Stages Antique Tractor & Engine Show Exhibits, Contests, Tournaments Food, Crafts, Carnival, Parade & MORE!

nappaneeapplefestival.org Aug. 22-23 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 Aug. 22 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 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 28

Aug. 23 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 local artists. Adm. chg. 574-266-2006; wellfieldgardens.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 22 68

Shipshewana Flea Market TUES. & WED. MAY-SEPTEMBER Midwest's Largest Aug. 26-29 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show

Fairgrounds. 55th Annual. World's largest show of its kind. Over 3,000 engines and tractors. Antique and craft dealers, entertainment. Antique tractor pulls. Adm. chg. 260-525-0292; tristategasenginetractor.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 25-28

Aug. 27-30 Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.) Swiss Wine Festival Riverfront Park. Top 10 Event in Indiana by Top Events USA! 4th Best Food Festival in Indiana by Best of Indiana. Large wine tasting pavilion featuring 100+ varieties of Indiana wines, beer garden, craft beer garden, grape stomp, riverboat cruises, three stages of entertainment. Adm. chg. C X 812-427-9463; SwissWineFestival.org 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 26-29

Aug. 28-29 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Fiddler Fest

Old Lock & Dam Park. Music and fish go together. Enjoy the view of the Ohio River and the best catfish dinner and music you will find. Craft, vendor and food booths. No adm. chg. 812-746-1269; friendsofnewburgh.org 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 27-28 Aug. 28-30 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

GreekFest 2020

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Journey abroad as you enjoy authentic Greek foods, pastries, wines and local craft beers. Listen and dance to live Greek music and tour the Cathedral. No adm. chg. 317-733-3033; indygreekfest.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 27-29 Aug. 28, Music on Depot: NP Summer Concert Series See May 22 listing.

View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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


AUGUST/SEPTEMBER JULY Aug. 28-29 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 Sat. night with $5 adm. chg. Trucks and ATVs eligible. Rules to enter on FB page. 765-524-4669; fb.com/sulphurcommunitydays C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 27-28

Aug. 29 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Indiana Bacon Festival

Aug. 28-29 Fort Wayne (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Downtown Square. Bacon, bands and brew at this 7th annual event. Live music, local foods, craft beer and wine, Backyard BBQ cook-off, family fun zone and bacon eating & hog calling. Adm. chg. 765-564-6757; indianabaconfestival.com C X

Taste of the Arts Festival

Arts Campus Fort Wayne. Experience the arts with performances by local dancers, musicians, actors and buskers. Local art, kid-friendly activities. Fort Wayne food and drinks. No adm. chg. 260-424-0646; artsunited.org/taste C X 2021 Festival Dates: Aug. 27-28 Aug. 29 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Artomobilia

Carmel Arts & Design District. Enjoy automotive art while embracing the artwork of local galleries. See the design and presentation of iconic automobiles. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com C X Aug. 29, Blues, Beer, and BBQ See Jun. 27 listing.

Aug. 29 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Hancock Flat 50

North St. Living Alley. 5th annual bike ride last Sat. of Aug. followed by festival with live music, drink and food. 25 and 50 mile options. All skill levels. Festival open to all. Adm. chg. 317-468-4231; hancockflat50.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Aug. 28

Aug. 29-30 South Bend (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Michiana Renaissance Festival

Four different reenactment areas, six stages with entertainment every 45 min. on each stage. Jousting, food, Queen's Quest and pub. Something for everyone! Adm. chg. 574-904-6588; michianarenfest.com C X

Aug. 30-Sep. 6 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 & Fabulous Car Show, parade of classics, concerts, food, beer tent and two world famous collector car auctions! No adm. chg. C X 260-925-3600; acdfestival.org SEPTEMBER Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. TBD in September Covington (Fountain Co., West Reg.)

Covington Applefest

Downtown Square. Enjoy a day in historic Covington. Over 100 vendors and live entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-299-3789; fb.com/covingtonbusinesses C X In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Fall Outta Summer Music Festival

40th Annual

Sep. 4

to Monday,

September 18-20

Sep. 7

Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Fall Outta Summer Music Fest Live music festival at the US 41 campground. Great wooded location for a music festival in a very natural setting. Relax and enjoy the music. Adm. chg. X 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Friday,

Sep. 4-7 New Castle (Henry Co., East Reg.) Farmer's Pike Festival Seven miles E of New Castle (SR 38). 40th Annual! Antiques, uniques, arts and crafts. Nearly two miles of back-to-back shopping with limited duplicates. Live entertainment! Food galore! Find us on Facebook. Adm. chg. 765-332-2576; farmerspike.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6 Sep. 4-5 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

TBD in September Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Annual Indy Irish Fest

Downtown. Irish music, dance, cultural exhibits and demonstrations. Celtic canines, herding demonstrations, kilted mile, family area, shopping, food and drink. Adm. chg. 317-713-7117; IndyIrishFest.com C X Sep. 1-25, Polo at Hickory Hall Polo Club See Jun. 19 listing. Sep. 1-2, 7-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 Shipshewana Flea Market. See May 5 listing. Sep. 1-15, Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail See May 30 listing.

Fishers Blues Fest

Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Fishers Blues Fest is a free two-night event featuring performances by local and national Blues artists. No adm. chg. 317-595-3150; npdamp.com C X Sep. 4-7 City TBD (South Reg.)

Labor Day Celebration

Fairgrounds. 134th annual. Carnival rides, food booths, karaoke, rummage sale, pageants, poker run, kids' games, mx race, car show, gospel sing, demo derby, Labor Day parade. Adm. chg. 812-305-1766; labordayassoc.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6

Sep. 4-5 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Latino Culture Fest Sep. 3-6 Griffith (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Rock N' Rail Music & Street Festival

Huntingburg City Park. Join us Friday and Saturday of Labor Day Weekend for authentic Latin American food, cultural dances and live musical performances. No adm. chg. 812-661-1685; alasiindiana.com C X

Downtown Griffith on Broad St. Enjoy a fun-filled time of live music, food vendors, arts and crafts and children's activity zone. No adm. chg. 219-924-7500; griffith.in.gov C X

Find Your Festival

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Sep. 4-7 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Ligonier Marshmallow Festival

Downtown Square. Lots of fun! Rides, entertainment, games, contest, food, merchandise and more. No adm. chg. 260-302-2052; marshmallowfestival.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6

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


SEPTEMBER AUGUST JULY

September 12 & 13 ScottishFestival.org Columbus Area Visitor Center • Indiana Arts Commission Cline, King & King • McAllister Machinery Rental WTTS Radio The Tony London Company Thomasson, Thomasson, Long, & Guthrie

Sep. 4-7 Paragon (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Paragon Homecoming Festival

Sep. 4-7 Clinton (Vermillion Co., West Reg.)

Little Italy Festival

Water St. and N 9th St. Food, entertainment, dancing, carnival, wagon rides, museums, Friday evening parade and fireworks. Wine garden open daily. No adm. chg. 765-505-9485; thelittleitalyfestival.org; theliftboard@gmail.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6

Sep. 4-7 Plymouth (Marshall Co., North Reg.) Marshall County Blueberry Festival Centennial Park. 54th Annual. Centennial Park. Kids' activities, food, crafts, carnival, parade, 15k/5k run, motorcycle and classic car shows, garden tractor pulls, sport competitions, Historic Americana, bike cruise, open swim, HA balloons, FIREWORKS, free entertainment. No adm. chg. X 888-574-5020; blueberryfestival.org 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6

View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Union and Main Streets. Join us for the 96th Homecoming Festival. Fun for the whole family. Rides, games, food, vendors and live entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-318-0899; paragonhomecoming.weebly.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 3-6 Sep. 4-5 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Scott County Bicentennial Street Fest

Scott County Courthouse Square. Bringing Scott County and friends together to celebrate 200 years of history in a fun-filled family events around the Courthouse Square. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com C X

Sep. 5 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 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 4 Sep. 5, Franklin Farmers Market. See May 9 listing.

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER Sep. 5 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

Shipshewana Flea Market TUES. & WED. MAY-SEPTEMBER Midwest's Largest

Sep. 6 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Rockport Blues on the Rock Festival Sep. 5-6 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Music Festival

Lane's End Barn. Free performances Sat. & Sun. of Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy two full days of traditional music along the Whitewater Canal. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraMPA.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 4-5

City Park. Best blues entertainment around! Live bands! Food vendors! Finest BBQ in the region, local craft beer & wine. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music. Adm. chg. 812-649-9147; cityofrockport-in.gov X Sep. 6, Tri-State Antique Market See May 3 listing.

Sep. 5, Mosey Down Main Street. See May 9 listing.

Sep. 5-7 North Salem (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Sep. 7 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Downtown and Machinery Field. Live entertainment, vendors, food, raffle, parade, horse pull, pie contest, truck/tractor pull, car show, 5k/10k walk/run, bike ride, cornhole tournament, kids area. No adm. chg. 317-370-0585; nsofd.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 4-6

Church grounds. Delicious country-fried chicken, turtle soup, beer garden, quilts, country store, basket raffle, games. Oldfashioned country hospitality, scenic setting. No adm. chg. 765-647-5462; brookvilleparishes.com X 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 6

North Salem Old Fashion Days

Sep. 5-6 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

100th Annual St. Peter's Festival

Sep. 10-13 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 much more! Adm. chg. 812-698-0524; montgomeryruritanclub.com/TurkeyTrot.htm C X Sep. 10-12 Grabill (Allen Co., East Reg.)

Grabill Country Fair

Sep. 5-6 Vernon (Jennings Co., South Central Reg.)

Downtown. Handmade crafts, food vendors, monster truck rides, nightly entertainment. Saturday morning parade, childrens' games and contests. Come join the fun! No adm. chg. 260-627-5227; grabillcountryfair.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 9-11

Vernon Labor Day Festival of the Arts

Around the square. Art contest for all ages, kids and adults. Arts and crafts, demonstrations, live music, food, and much more. Sat. 9am-9pm. Sun. 9am-5pm. Adm. chg. 812-592-0428; vernonindiana.org C X 72

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

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


SEPTEMBER JULY

Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb NEWPORT LIONS CLUB Sponsored By The

The world's largest antique auto competition event, featuring more than 300 antiques competing on the 1800-foot-long, 140-foot-high Newport Hill. More than 400 antique and street rods in the Car Show. Huge flea market and swap meet with over 350 vendors. A weekend full of entertainment, events and a huge parade Saturday at 5 p.m. Always the first Sunday in October

October 2-4

2021 Dates: October 1-3

FABULOUS RESTORED VINTAGE VEHICLE RAFFLED OFF EVERY YEAR! Box 398, Newport, Indiana 47966 (765) 492-4220 • www.newporthillclimb.com

2020 Festival: Sept 10-13 3 FULL Days of Free Family Fun! Visit us online for more info! www.lanesvilleheritageweekend.com

Festival Parade - 9/12/20 - 1pm

Sep. 10-13 Lanesville (Harrison Co., South Reg.) Lanesville Heritage Weekend Heritage Park. Second Thu. in Sep. annually. Three days of family fun. Queen /Princess pageant. Fiddlers' log-sawing and horseshoe pitchin' contests. Antique farm equipment with demonstrations, steam engines, hit 'n miss engines, sawmill and crafts demonstrations, tractor pull No adm. chg. C X 812-952-2027; lanesvilleheritageweekend.com

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Sep. 10-12 Roann (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Roann Covered Bridge Festival

Downtown. Three-day festival. Great music! Games for the whole family. Saturday parade, 2pm, featuring the Culver Military Mounted Color Guard. No pets please. No adm. chg. 765-833-2136; roanncoveredbridgefestival.com C X

Sep. 10-12 Tipton (Tipton Co., East Reg.)

Tipton County Pork Festival

Historic Downtown. Pork, food vendors. New wine and beer garden. Car and motorcycle show. Carnival, free concerts, arts and crafts, parades, pageant. Easy park and ride shuttle. No adm. chg. 317-513-4086; tiptoncountyporkfestival.com X Sep. 10-13 Elnora (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Sep. 10-12 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 & wine garden. Fun for everyone! No adm. chg. 317-417-3050; nplions.com C

White River Valley Antique Show

County fairgrounds. Working demonstrations of threshing machines. Sawmills, sorghum, apple butter and antique machinery. Gospel night. Children's Day Fri. Adm. chg. 812-692-5831; wrvaa.org C X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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SEPTEMBER Sep. 11-12 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Fall Creek Heritage Fair Sep. 11 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone Flavor Fest

Falls Park. Visit 200 booths with a variety of arts and crafts displayed in beautiful Falls Park. Enjoy lots of good food and a craft auction. No adm. chg. 765-778-2222 X

Municipal Complex. Highlighting County restaurants, wineries, and breweries. Live music. No adm. chg. 317-732-4552; fb.com/BooneFlavorFest C X 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 10 Sep. 11-12 Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Sep. 11-13 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Wilson Family Farm. Over 70 makers. One-of-a-kind antiques, artwork, jewelry, furniture, clothing and more! Painting demonstrations, food and great atmosphere in the heart of country living. Adm. chg. 812-486-3731; chandelierbarnmarket.com C X

4-H Fairgrounds. 44th annual. Over 75 gem, jewelry, mineral & fossil dealers. Silent auctions, children's activities, educational displays. Scientific society meetings. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-325-2690; 500earthsciencesclub.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 10-12

Chandelier Barn Market

Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Sep. 11-12, Country Neighbors' Tour See Jun. 12 listing.

Sep. 11-13 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest Sep. 11-13 Matthews (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival

Northwest side of the bridge. 50th special events, new crafts, foods, flea market, helicopter rides, stage entertainment, horse rides, inflatables, antique tractors, sawmill, fireworks, much more. Adm. chg. 765-998-2928; matthewscoveredbridgefestival.com C Sep. 11-13 Oxford (Benton Co., West Reg.)

Dan Patch Days Community Festival

Rommel Park. We offer a fun and family-friendly weekend. Little Miss/Mr contest, silent auction, car and tractor show, softball, beer run/root beer run, games, vendors and parade. No adm. chg. 765-586-6137; harrahshoosierpark.com X Sep. 11-12 Darlington (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

Fairgrounds. Hot air balloons, some in special shapes. Tethered rides, skydivers, wine & beer garden, bands, vendors, 5k run/walk, helicopter rides, fireworks. History on Wheels Exhibit and Hawaiian Fest. Adm. chg. 812-345-3794; kiwanisindianaballoonfest.com C X

Sep. 11-13 Rensselaer (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Little Cousin Jasper Festival

Courthouse Square. The first weekend after labor day. Three days of family fun, food and entertainment. Free stage, four magic shows No adm. chg. 219-866-5001; littlecousinjasperfestival.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 10-12

Darlington Fish Fry & Festival

Downtown Main St. & Community Center. Hand-breaded fish fry, antique tractors, games and contests for all ages. Parade, entertainment, vendors, kids' area. Free parking. No adm. chg. 765-794-4787; darlingtonindiana.com X Sep. 11-12 Pendleton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival

Art and exhibits, craft booths, food, kid zone, music and more! No adm. chg. 765-435-7692; pendletonin.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 10-11 All festival dates are subject to change and festival hours vary. Contact festival for confirmation. IndianaFestivals.org. 74


SEPTEMBER JULY

Sep. 11-13 Mt. Vernon (Posey Co., South Reg.)

Mt. Vernon River Days

Downtown on the Ohio Riverfront. Family-oriented street festival with food and craft booths, historical demonstrations, parades, fireworks, live music, BBQ competition, car and bike shows and much more! No adm. chg. 812-483-2922; mtvernonriverdays.com C X Sep. 11-13 Paoli (Orange Co., South Reg.)

Paoli Fall Festival

Historic Courthouse Square. Food, arts, crafts, music. Entertainment on Courthouse Lawn. Fri. Band playing Sat. Car show Sun. parade. Join us! No adm. chg. 812-723-4769; paolichamberofcommerce.com X Sep. 11-12

Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale See Jun. 12 listing.

Sep. 11-12 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Scott County Quilt Festival

Sep. 12-13 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.) Andersontown Powwow and Indian Market Athletic Park. 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. Indian Market with jewelry, paintings, textiles. Adm. chg. C X 765-203-9770; andersontownpowwow.org 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 11-12

Sep. 12 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 exhibits, crafts, storytelling and concerts. Fee for some classes. No adm. chg. 317-364-0712; shelbycountyartsfest.com X

Scott County Heritage Center & Museum. Quilts, quilts and more quilts! Quilt-related vendors and supplies. No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X Sep. 11-12 Union City (Randolph Co., East Reg.)

Union City Arts Festival

Downtown. Featuring artists with traditional art, music, food, events and high energy entertainment! No adm. chg. 765-584-3266; roamrandolph.org C X

Sep. 11-13 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Zionsville Lion's Club Fall Festival

Downtown, Lions Park. 67th Annual. Fri. evening: carnival begins. Sat.: pet pavilion, live music, other entertainment, arts and crafts fair, parade, beer garden. Sun.: car show and bingo. No adm. fee. 317-873-5540; zionsvillelions.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 10-12

Sep. 12 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Chalk Fest

Courthouse Plaza, Downtown. Everyone's an artist! Create your own work of chalk art on a 3x3-foot sidewalk spot for $5. Cash prizes, face painting, food, music and fun! 3-6 pm 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X Sep. 12-20, Friendship Flea Market See Jun. 13 listing. Sep. 12 Morgantown (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Colonel Vawter Day

Main Street. Car, truck & motorcyle show, 5k, arts & crafts vendors, DJ, BBQ pork chops, kids' games, food trucks, bake-off, ice cream, rumage sale and Morgantown's Amazing Race. 765-341-1625; fb.com/colonelvawterday View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER

Sep. 12 Nineveh (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Heartnut Community Festival

Sep. 12-13 Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.) Columbus Scottish Festival Fairgrounds. Celebrating 29 Years! The best of Scotland, right here in southern Indiana. Celtic music, car show, highland games, dancing, sheepdogs, food, beer garden, merchants, childrens' area, living history camps and more! A great family-friendly event. Adm. chg. C X 812-546-6060; scottishfestival.org 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 11-12

Johnson County Park. Craft and commercial vendors, food, beer and wine vendors, kids' activities, train rides, model trains, entertainment and more! Free shuttle and parking. No adm. chg. 812-526-6809; jocoparks.com C X

Sep. 12 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Sep. 12-13 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Danville Tri Kappa Fair on the Square

Courthouse Square. Fine arts, crafts, live music, food vendors, farmers market, kettle corn, antiques and unique items for sale. No adm. chg. 317-927-8745; danvilletrikappa.org/fair-on-the-square.html X Sep. 12 Flora (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Depot Day Festival

Downtown. Celebrate heritage transportation and the restored 1908 Flora Depot. Games, music, food, contests, model T rides and more. No adm. chg. 574-967-3022; floraindianadepot.org C X

Mississinewa Triathlon

Mississinewa Park. Swim, bike, run, triathlon. Entry fee. Adm. chg. 765-473-6528; enjoymiamicounty.com

Sep. 12-13 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

Ohio Valley River Cats Tournament

Rising Sun Riverfront Park. One of the country's largest catfish tournaments. Participation charge. Fishing by boat only. Free admission for spectators. Come watch the weigh-in! No adm. chg. 812-290-7972; enjoyrisingsun.com C X Sep. 12-13 Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days Sep. 12 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

French Market

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

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 X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 11-12 Sep. 12, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Sep. 12 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

St. Boniface Germanfest

Downtown. Family-friendly festival with authentic German food, five bands, three beer gardens, $10,000 raffle. Free parking, shuttle bus from St. Elizabeth Central. 21 and older. Adm. chg. 765-404-4717; lafayettegermanfest.org X

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SEPTEMBER JULY Sep. 12-13 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Stone's Trace Pioneer Festival

US 33 and SR 5. Stone's Trace is the home of Richard Stone, the second white settler in Noble County. Come visit his home, plus see what it was like in 1800s. Crafts, food, music Adm. chg. 260-856-2666; stonestrace.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 11-12 Sep. 12 Valparaiso (Porter Co., North Reg.)

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Sep. 18-19 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc.

Boone County Fairgrounds, I-65 Exit 138. 26th annual. Great family entertainment, food, shopping, children's activities, classic cars and antique bicycles. Sat. night concert. Plan a weekend staycation. No adm. chg. 866-447-5050; fiftiesfestival.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 17-18

Downtown Valparaiso. Celebrating its 42nd year! 250 arts and craft booths, 35 food booths, kids ultimate poppin' play zone, popcorn parade, beer garden, two live music stages and more! No adm. chg. 219-464-8332; valparaisoevents.com C X

Sep. 12 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Whitestown Brew Fest

Whitestown Municipal Complex. Top craft breweries and wineries from across Indiana. Crowd voted home brew competition, local food vendors, live music. Tickets available online. 21+ event. Adm. chg. 317-732-4537; whitestownbrewfest.com C 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 11

Sep. 18-20 French Lick (Orange Co., South Reg.) Block Bash Town Green. The nation's top chainsaw wood carvers compete live in downtown French Lick over three days! Music, entertainment, artists of other mediums, wine & beer garden, food trucks, car show, carving auction & more! Fun for the entire family. No adm. chg. C X 812-936-3030; bearhollowwoodcarvers.com/bash.html

Sep. 16-19 Sullivan (Sullivan Co., West Reg.)

Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival

Downtown Square and Central Plaza. 64th annual. Carnival rides, games, food, vendors, beer tent. Free nightly concerts, 7pm. Bring chairs. Sat. 1pm parade, entertainment and free corn feed. No adm. chg. 812-243-1228; sullivanrotary.org C X

Sep. 17-20 Nappanee (Elkhart Co., North Reg.) Nappanee Apple Festival Downtown, Depot Plaza, Municipal Airport, Callander Sportsplex, Dutch Village. Free, family friendly and featuring our 7-foot apple pie, Wings & Wheels Show, Antique Tractor & Engine Show, Napple store, exhibitors, food, three entertainment stages, carnival rides and contests. Tractor & Truck Pull. Nappaneeapplefestival.org. No adm. chg. C X 574-773-7812; nappaneeapplefestival.org

Sep. 18-19 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Boone County Treasure Hunt

Boone County Fairgrounds. Entering into its 48th year, shop America's premier Antique Advertising & Toy Show, gas and oil, and antique market. Great food on site. Check website for updates. Adm. chg. 906-250-1618; boonecountytreasurehunt.com C X Sep. 18-20 Burlington (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Burlington Fall Festival In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

Community Park. Food, live music, games, arts and crafts. Chili supper, pancake breakfast, queen/cutie pageant and parade. Car show, co-ed softball tourney. Family fun! No adm. chg. 765-268-2196; carrollcountyindiana.com X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER Sep. 18-20 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Sep. 18-20 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Arts & Design District and Midtown. Enjoy an open-air painting exhibition and competition, quick paint and art fair on the sidewalks throughout the Carmel Arts & Design District and Midtown. No adm. chg. 317-571-2787; carmelartsanddesign.com C X

St. George Orthodox Christian Church. Experience a heritage of faith, hospitality, food, music, culture and crafts. Middle Eastern food, pastries, church tours and childrens' games. Parking charge $5. No adm. chg. 317-845-7755; stgfest.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 17-19

Carmel on Canvas

St. George Festival

Sep. 18-20 Francesville (Pulaski Co., North Reg.)

Tree City Fall Festival

Francesville Fall Festival

Downtown. Free entertainment, arts, crafts, flea markets, dinners, fun run, cornhole contest, garden tractor. Auto show, crop contest, food vendors, music, Fall Festival Pageant, carnival rides. Sat. parade, fireworks, petting zoo, kids' games. No adm. chg. 219-869-1229;

francesvillefallfestival.com X

Sep. 18-19 Greensburg (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Tree City Fall Festival

Downtown Square. 3rd weekend in Sep. Annual event. Historic Courthouse Tower Tree. Arts, crafts, food, free concerts, parade, car show, royalty pageants, 5k run. Free Adm/Parking. 812-614-0594; treecityfallfestival.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 17-18

Sep. 18-20 Rushville (Rush Co., East Reg.)

Wendell Willkie Days Sep. 18-20 Frankton (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Frankton Heritage Days Festival

Northwest side of town. Celebrating 45 years of festival fun! Family-oriented. Daily events with Sat.-parade, 5k, car show, & tractor pulls. Vendors, carnival, live entertainment and food! Adm. chg. 765-617-9864; heritagedays.org X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 17-19 Sep. 18, Friday Night On The Square See May 15 listing.

Downtown. Fri: Dinner in covered bridge, live music (reservations needed). Sat: Parade, games, vendors, art show, farmer's market, music, Touch a Truck, concert at amphitheater, "5 in 50" bicycle ride through 5 historic covered bridges. Sun: SPARC Walk (suicide prevention) No adm. chg. 765-932-2880; rushcounty.com X

Sep. 19-20 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, wine tastings, more! No adm. chg. 219-462-9009; artbarnschool.org/annual-art-blitz C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 18-19

Sep. 18-20 Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Golden Heritage Days Festival

Courthouse Square. We have something for everyone! Vendors, food, live entertainment, 5k, rock climbing wall, train rides and inflatables for the kids! It's a Gibson County Tradition! No adm. chg. 812-385-2134; gibsoncountychamber.org C X Sep. 18-19 Greencastle (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

LIVEstock Music Festival

Willer Timber Ridge. Live, outdoor music event situated on the rolling hills of an active cattle ranch. Local craft beer garden and Central Indiana food vendors. Adm. chg. 765-719-2005; FB.com/livestockmusicfestivalwtr C X 78

Sep. 19 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

BBQ and BREWFEST

Downtown Public Square. 5th annual. Music, BBQ and brews. Featuring our own BBQ Masters and local breweries. Adm. chg. 317-398-9623; visitshelbycounty.com C X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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


SEPTEMBER JULY Sep. 19 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Global Fest

Sep. 19 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/ourtown/events X

Northwestern Ave., Chauncey Ave., West Lafayette Library. One day festival celebrating world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays and international food. Continuous stage entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-775-5121; westlafayette.in.gov C X Sep. 19-20 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, childrens' games, demonstrators, pioneer encampment, antiques. No adm. chg. 260-427-6003; johnnyappleseedfest.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 18-19

Sep. 19 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Sep. 19-20 Russiaville (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Indiana Spine Group (Carmel Location) parking lots. Enjoy food, music, silent auction, awards, car show and car cruise, while benefiting Folds of Honor. $30 to enter your car; free to come to the event and watch the cruise. 317-275-1947; cruiseindy.com X

Wildcat Valley. Family-fun and educational! French and Indian battle reenactments, live music, 1700's food, crafts, games, and demonstrations, tomahawk throwing contest and more. Adm. chg. 765-513-8848; kohkohmah.com X

Cruise Indy Car Show and Car Cruise

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Koh-Koh-Mah & Foster Living History

Sep. 19-20 Middletown (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Middletown Fall Funfest

Fall Harvest Celebration

5th Street, Historic Downtown. Sat.-Sun. Car show, craft-food vendors, historic home show, 5k race, Suicide Prevention Walk, live music, Bingo, Bounce House, magician. No adm. chg. 765-748-1969; middletownfallfunfest.net C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 18-19

Sep. 19 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Sep. 19; Sep. 21-26 Mitchell (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

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Sep. 19 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Hunter's Honey Farm. 10am-4pm. We have harvested our honey and invite you to watch us extract and bottle this year's crop. Take a free tour of our honey house, eat at our Honey CafĂŠ and more! 765-537-9430; huntershoneyfarm.com C X

Ferdinand Folk Festival

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

74th Mitchell Persimmon Festival

Pioneer Village Candlelight Tour on Sep. 19 at Spring Mill State Park. Downtown Main Street vendors, persimmon pudding and desserts, stage entertainment, exhibits, food, amusement rides Sep. 21-26. Parade Sep. 26. No adm. chg. 812-849-4441;

persimmonfestival.org C X

Sep. 19-20 Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Old Settlers Days Festival

John Hay Center/Stevens Memorial Museum. Celebrating local history with demonstrators and reenactments in the Pioneer Village. Arts & crafts/food vendors, musical entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-883-4303; fb.com/osdwashingtoncounty C X Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER Sep. 19-20 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Old Washington Street Festival

Near Downtown, E Washington St. Three entertainment areas, arts and crafts, food, demonstrations, kids' area, car show, historic home tours and Emily Kimbrough's Home Museum. No adm. chg. oldwashingtonstreetfestival.org C X Sep. 19 Wheatfield (Jasper Co., North Reg.)

Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show

Sep. 22-26 Bluffton (Wells Co., East Reg.)

Bluffton Free Street Fair

Downtown. Annual street fair, vendor booths, food, games, parades, idol contest, free entertainment, horse show, horse and pony pull. 260-824-4351; blufftonstreetfair.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 21-25

Downtown Wheatfield. Car show, arts and crafts, food, kids' activities and more! No adm. chg. 219-956-2220; wheatfieldchamber.org C X Sep. 23-27 Versailles (Ripley Co., South Central Reg.)

Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show Sep. 19 Scotland (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

56th Annual Scotland Festival

Main Street. Celebration includes historical hotel & barder shop tours, live music, Civil War encampment, wild west shows, pedal tractor pull, cornhole tourney, vendors and more! No adm. chg. 812-384-2837; visitgc.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 18

Ripley County Courthouse Square. 118 years of fun! Bring the family Wed.-Sun. Games, rides, art, live music, contests, food, art and crafts all week. Giant pumpkins in a giant parade Sat. No adm. chg. 812-621-2227; versaillespumpkinshow.com X

Sep. 19-20 Rochester (Fulton Co., North Reg.)

Sep. 24-27 Gas City (Grant Co., East Reg.)

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 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 18-19

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 Thu. No adm. chg. 765-662-2343; ducktailrun.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 23-26

Trail of Courage Living History Festival

Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Car Show

Sep. 19-20 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; 20thcenturychevy.com C X Sep. 19 Wabash (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Wabash Founder's Day Festival

Downtown, Paradise Spring Historical Park. Celebrating rich history and community. Entertainment with food trucks, vendors, children’s games and parade. No adm. chg. 260-563-4171; paradisespring.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 18

Sep. 24-27 Brookville (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Franklin County Antique Machinery Show

Fairgrounds. 26th year of one of the largest antique & machinery shows. Featuring John Deere, soap making, horse pull, saw mill, steam engines and so much more! Adm. chg. 765-647-6522; fcamc.org C X

View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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SEPTEMBER JULY

Sep. 24-27 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Sep. 25-27 Thorntown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Huntingburg City Park. Four-day festival. Food and game booths, rides, horseshoe, dodgeball and cornhole tournament. Citywide parade concludes the event. No adm. chg. 812-630-2498; huntingburgherbstfest.org C X

Main St. Fri.: 6pm Bluegrass Jam, 8pm movie and fireworks. Sat.: 9am 5/10k, 1pm Parade. Sun.: car show & Touch-a-Truck. Sat.-Sun.: Live music, kids’ zone, street fair, food court. No adm. chg. 765-336-2488; thorntownfestival.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 24-26

Huntingburg Herbstfest

Festival of the Turning Leaves

Sep. 25-27 Jonesboro (Grant Co., East Reg.) Sep. 25-27 Cory (Clay Co., West Reg.)

Cory Apple Festival

Community Building grounds. Crafts, antiques, yard sales, flea market, bounce houses, car show, Bad Apple Saloon, ribeye dinner Fri. Jonah fish fry Sat. Chicken noodles and parade Sun. No adm. chg. 812-236-3735; coryapplefestival.com X

Jonesboro River Rally

Main St.. 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 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 24-26

Sep. 25-27 Kewanna (Fulton Co., North Reg.) Sep. 25-27 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

Kewanna Fall Festival

Street and park. Free continuous entertainment featuring special shows. Free daily circus, carnival rides and festival food for kids under age 16. 5k run, garden tractor pull and horse pulls. Chain saw carving competition. Auto and bike show. Parade Saturday at 1pm. No adm. chg. 574-653-2055 X

Sep. 25, Music on Depot: NP Summer Concert Series See May 22 listing. Sep. 25-27, Old Court Days

Sep. 25-27 Walkerton (St, Joseph Co., North Reg.)

Falloween Fest

John Glenn High School. Carnival rides, parades, free entertainment, concerts, car show, fireworks, great food, craft vendors, fun run/5k and garage sales. No adm. chg. 574-586-3195; falloweenfest.com C X

See May 22 listing.

Sep. 25-26 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Ouibache Music Festival

Tippecanoe County Amphitheater. An Americana/Roots music festival featuring all forms of traditional and roots music. Concerts, food, wineries, craft brews, artisans, cornhole, swing dancing. Adm. chg. 765-532-0837; ouibache.com C X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER Sep. 25-26 Scottsburg (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Raptor Days at Hardy Lake

Hardy Lake and Raptor Center. Two days per year Hardy Lake opens the Raptor Center to the public to educate people about raptors. Raptors, Osprey tours. Tons of activities for the whole family! Adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com C X Sep. 26-27 Atlanta (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Atlanta New Earth Festival Sep. 25-27 Jasonville (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Shakamak Homecoming

Downtown Jasonville. Annual 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 C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 24-26

Downtown. Hamilton County's longest running, largest festival. Unique arts and crafts, antiques, decor, farmers market, kids' zone, food and juried art area. Live entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-292-2626; atlantaindiana.com X Sep. 26, Blues, Beer, and BBQ See Jun. 27 listing.

SAINT JOHN

Oktoberfest SEPTEMBER 25-27 93RD AVENUE & US41

Sep. 25-27 Saint John (Lake Co., North Reg.)

Sep. 26-27 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

US Hwy. 41 and 93rd Ave. The whole family can celebrate the German culture with great food and desserts, live entertainment, a Bier Garden and lots of fun activities for the kids! No adm. chg. 219-682-8917; stjohnoktoberfest.com C X

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 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 25-26

St. John Oktoberfest

Carmel International Arts Festival

Sep. 26-27 Huntington (Huntington Co., East Reg.)

Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival

Sep. 25-27 Wanatah (LaPorte Co., North Reg.)

Fairgrounds, 631 E. Taylor St. Relive the mid-1800s. Encampment, pioneer village, tractors, engines, cars, entertainment, farmers market, antiques, crafts, kids' games, vintage base ball, food. Adm. chg. 260-359-8687; pioneerfestival.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 25-26

Scarecrow Square, N Main St. Free entertainment, craft and food vendors. 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 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 24-26

Sep. 26 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Wanatah Scarecrow Festival

Sep. 26-27 Bowling Green (Clay Co., West Reg.)

Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire

Eastern Clay County. Medieval themed. Based on the War of the Roses. Jousting, comedy, minstrels, dancers and vendors. 11am-5pm. Adm. chg. 317-797-3822; Clayshirecastle.com 82

Franklin Parks and Recreation

Franklin Community Band, kids' fun zone, community entertainment, beer garden, food vendors, parade, free outdoor concert, fireworks. No adm. chg. 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org X

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


SEPTEMBER JULY Sep. 26-27 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Harvest Celebration Festival

Lanthier Winery. Grand gathering of artistic creations, wine, food and fall fun all set in the gardens. No adm. chg. 812-273-2409; lanthierwinery.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 25-26 Sep. 26-27; Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25

33rd Annual Heartland Apple Festival See Oct. 3 listing.

Sep. 26-27 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Jay County Heritage Festival

Jay County Historical Museum. Demonstrations, reenactors, music, entertainment, exhibits, crafts, artisans, history, kids' area, old-time games, kettle-cooked food. No adm. chg. 260-726-7168; jaycountyhistory.org X Sep. 26-27 Knightstown (Henry Co., East Reg.)

Knightstown Fall Fest

Town Square. Arts and crafts, antiques, food booths, farmers market, fresh produce, fall flowers. Local businesses, organizations and restaurants. Rain or shine. No adm. chg. 800-668-1895; knightstownchamber.org X

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Sep. 26-27 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 show. Riverfront Foodfest and entertainment. Experience and join in with Chalk Walk. No adm. chg. 812-571-2752; madisonchautauqua.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 25-26 Sep. 26 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Martinsville Chamber Chili Cook-Off & Chalk Art Contest 460 S. Main Street. 10th Annual. Family fun! Wide variety of chili recipes to taste. Chalk art contest open to all ages. Prizes and farmers' market. $5 chg. to enter chalk contest. No adm. chg. 765-342-8110; martinsvillechamber.com C X

Sep. 26-30 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Model T Covered Bridge Tour

Parke County Fairgrounds. Model T owners spend 5 days touring the covered bridges and Amish businesses on scenic drives in Parke County. Registration fee. Your chance to see a lot of Model Ts. No adm. chg. 765-762-6067; westcentralindianamodelters.com X

Sep. 26-27 Martinsville (Morgan Co., Central Reg.)

Old Town Waverly Park Festival

Old Town Waverly Park. Artisan demonstrations, historic camp, live animals, craft vendors, food, live music, kids' activities. No adm. chg. 765-346-1881; morgancountyparks.org C X

Sep. 26 Roachdale (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Roachdale Rib & Blues Festival

In recognition of Hoosier Energy as a proud sponsor of the Indiana Festival Guide since 1972

Downtown. Local pitmasters put their barbeque techniques to the test. Enjoy all-day Blues music with a local beer and wine garden. New addition: antique tractor show. No adm. chg. 765-918-6931; RoachdaleRCA.org/events X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER Sep. 30-Oct. 3 Aurora (Dearborn Co., South Central Reg.)

Aurora Farmers Fair Sep. 26-27 Centerville (Wayne Co., East Reg.)

Warm Glow Fall Festival

Downtown. Rides, food booths, huge street parade, two stages of free entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-926-1300; aurorafarmersfair.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 29-Oct. 2

Pumpkins, mums & gourds, vendors, food, wine tasting, free kids' straw maze, free bounce houses, free parking & trolley service, in-store sales & more! Family fun! No adm. chg. 765-855-5483; warmglow.com/events-2/fall-festival C X

Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next.

Sep. 26-Oct. 31 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

TBD in October Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

7010 E Raymond St. Tractor-drawn hayride to pumpkin patch, pumpkin-eating dinosaur, exotic animals, pony rides, straw bale and cornfield mazes for kids. Food and music on weekends. Open daily. Adm. chg. 317-356-6995; WatermansFamilyFarm.com C X

Conner Prairie. See website for dates. Full of activities, shows & spooktacular family fun. Take an adventure on our haunted hayride where you'll get chased down by the Headless Horseman! Adm. chg. 317-776-6000; connerprairie.org X

Waterman's Fall Harvest Festival

Sep. 26 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 CVB. 812-254-5262; daviesscountychamber.com C X Sep. 27 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Art on The Wabash

Tapawingo Park. Artists from 15 counties display their art along the beautiful Wabash River in this juried fair. No adm. chg. 765-775-5100; artonthewabash.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Sep. 26

OCTOBER

Headless Horseman

Oct. 1 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

ArtsWalk

Downtown streets. Join us for an evening of food, art and music including a Soup Crawl and Pumpkin Trail. Adm. chg. 765-282-7897; downtownmuncie.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 7 Oct. 1-31 Ligonier (Noble Co., East Reg.)

Pumpkin Fantasyland

Fashion Farm. Pumpkins, gourds and squash create wellknown characters and historical events. Hayrides, mazes and refreshments. Family tradition for over 40 years. Adm. chg. 260-894-4498; pumpkinfantasyland.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-31

Sep. 28-Oct. 3 Auburn (Dekalb Co., East Reg.)

DeKalb County Free Fall Fair

Downtown Square, County Fairgrounds. National main stage free entertainment, midway, best fair food, fresh warm donuts, huge merchant's tent, 4-H competition, parades, pageants, live performances and more! No adm. chg. 260-925-1834; dekalbcountyfair.org C X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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Oct. 1-4 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.) Riley Festival Downtown, US40 and SR9. Four days of shopping, live entertainment, festival foods, parades and more in celebration of James Whitcomb Riley. 450 arts, crafts and food booths. Flea market. Home arts and quilt, fine arts, photography shows and fun zone. No adm. chg. #rileyfestival C X 317-462-2141; rileyfestival.com

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


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OCTOBER

Oct. 1-3 Seymour (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Oct. 2-25 Princeton (Gibson Co., South Reg.)

Downtown. Huge variety of food, crafts, entertainment and a Biergarten. Enjoy our German band, stein hoist, parade, 5k, hot air balloons and much more! No adm. chg. 812-569-4127; seymouroktoberfest.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Sep. 30-Oct.2

Lyles Station Historic School and Museum. Authentic pioneer settlement featuring a log cabin, museum, nine-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, campfires, food and more. Fri. 5pm-8pm, Sat. 1pm-8pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm. Adm. chg. 812-385-2534; lylesstation.org C X

48th Annual Seymour Oktoberfest

Lyles Station Corn Maze

Oct. 2-4 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival Oct. 2-4 Bloomfield (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Bloomfield Apple Festival

Town Park. Various craft and food vendors, carnival, car show, live music, 5k run/walk and a parade Sun. No parking chg. Free shuttle service. No adm. chg. 812-384-3475; bloomfieldapplefest.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-3

Whitewater Canal. Celebrate Fall in Indiana's Canal Town. Craft and antique vendors along the canal, flea market all over town. Operating grist mill, canal boat, train. No adm. chg. 812-216-7985; historicmetamora.net C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-3

Oct. 2-4 Cataract (Owen Co., West Reg.)

Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival

Downtown. 52nd annual; 800lbs beans, ham; fish, sausage, ice cream, tenderloin, BBQ, pizza. Crafts, tools, antiques. 100+ vendors. Fri. 4-8pm, Sat. & Sun. 10am-6pm Cataract VFD. No adm. chg. 765-795-4022; freewebs.com/cataractvfd C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-3

Oct. 2-3 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Oct. 2-4 Newport (Vermillion Co., West Reg.) Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb Courthouse Square. 53rd Annual. World's largest antique auto competition event. Timed runs over the historic Newport Hill for antique cars and motorcycles in 31 classes. Antique vehicle raffle. Antique and street rod car show, collector car auction, flea market. Sat. 5pm parade. Adm. chg. X 765-492-4220; newporthillclimb.com 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 1-3

GhostWalk

Hawthorne & 2nd Sts.. 45-minute guided walking tour of historic village. Stop at up to seven different vignettes to experience reenacted ghost stories from Zionsville's past. Adm. chg. 317-873-4900; sullivanmunce.org X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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Oct. 3-4 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. No adm. chg. 260-350-1119; kendallvilleapplefestival.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 2-3

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


OCTOBER

Oct. 3, 10 Bloomington (Monroe Co., South Central Reg.)

Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 Danville (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Oct. 3, 5-8pm at 229 W Grimes Ln. Oct. 10, 10am-3pm at Monroe County Courthouse Lawn. 11th annual. Pick out your very own handmade blown glass pumpkin! Over 900 glass pumpkins. No adm. chg. 812-369-4777; bcgcglass.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 9-16

Beasley's Orchard. Also held on Sep. 26-27. Enjoy family fun on the farm! Featuring hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze, Barnyard Bonanza with a Jumping Pillow, apple cannons, apple picking and more! 317-745-4876; beasleys-orchard.com C X

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

33rd Annual Heartland Apple Festival

Oct. 3-4 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.) Indiana Renaissance Faire Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center. Formerly the Fishers Renaissance Faire. Costumed characters, nobles, and pirates. Full-contact jousting. Music, roving comedy, magic, swordplay, knighting ceremonies, fire eaters and much more! Artisan shopping and food vendors. Fun for the whole family. Adm. chg. X 317-537-1705; indianarenfaire.com

Country Fall Festival

Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch. Every Sat. and Sun. Hayrides, pumpkins, country stores, mini golf, scavenger hunt corn mazes, petting zoo, rides, pedal karts and more. Kids 2 and under free. Adm. chg. 317-773-9078; Russell-Farms.com C X Oct. 3-4 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 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 9-10 Oct. 3 North Manchester (Wabash Co., East Reg.)

Harvest Arts Festival

Downtown. Shop and dine downtown. Family fun, fall favorites, live music, art, free kids‘ activities, food vendors, apple dumplings, wagon rides and more! No adm. chg. 260-982-7644; manchesteralive.org C X

Jamestown

apple cider

festival

Oct. 3 Jamestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Jamestown Apple Cider Festival

Pleasant Acres Nature Park. Antique apple cider press in operation. There will be live music, food and other vendors, cornhole and kids activities. No adm. chg. 765-676-5928; jamestownin.com X Oct. 3 Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co., West Reg.)

Oktoberfest

Pike Place. Join us in Historic Downtown for an afternoon and evening of great beer, cornhole tournament, food, games and music. 4-10pm 765-362-5200; visitmoco.com/events C X Oct. 3 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic and Chili Cook-Off Riverwalk. Chili cook-off features entertainment, food, kids' activities, cruise-in. 765-472-1855. The 5k, 10k run/walk starts at Riverview Event Center. Adm. chg. 765-469-5066; enjoymiamicounty.com

Oct. 3-11 New Albany (Floyd Co., South Reg.)

Harvest Homecoming Festival

Downtown. On the beautiful Ohio River for 53 years. Parade, rides, entertainment, kids' events, craft/food booths and more! Charge for some events and activities. 812-944-8572; harvesthomecoming.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 2-10

Oct. 3 Noblesville (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Potter's Bridge Fall Festival

Potter's Bridge Park. Visit more than 90 arts, crafts and food booths. Enjoy live entertainment or simply take in the natural beauty of the White River Greenway Trail. No adm. chg. 317-770-4400; fb.com/PottersBridgeFallFestival C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 2

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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JULY OCTOBER Oct. 7-10 Winchester (Randolph Co., East Reg.)

Mardi Gras

Courthouse Square. Live entertainment, carnival rides, food, vendor booths, queen contest and Sat. parade. No adm. chg. 765-584-3266; fb.com/winchestermardigras/ C Oct. 3-4 Laconia (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Southern Indiana Bacon and Blues Festival

8750 S Harrison Park Rd. Two fun days of great Blues music and mouth-watering bacon. Arts & crafts booths, 3 bands daily. Wine tasting and purchases available. Sat. noon-9pm. Sun. 11:30-6pm. Adm. chg. 901-570-0129; SouthernIndianaBaconAndBluesFestival.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 2-3 Oct. 3 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 X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 2

Oct. 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-31; Nov. 1, 2020 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) ZooBoo Indianapolis Zoo. Event hours 2-7pm Sun., Wed., Thurs.; 2-9pm Fri.-Sat. Visit Pumpkin Town and Jack's Barn with fancy rats, a friendly witch with black cats and Pumpkin School. Do Pumpkin Bowling and Trick or Treating, and dance to a DJ's Halloween tunes. Adm. chg. X 317-630-2001; indianapoliszoo.com Oct. 9-11 Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Antique Steam & Gas Engine Tractor Show Oct. 3 Whitestown (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Sunshine Music Festival

The Whitestown Municipal Complex. Breathe in the sunshine and live music! Meet friends for specialty foods, beer, kids' activities and awesome bands. See Facebook page for details. EVERYONE welcome! Adm. chg. 317-319-4346; sunshinesocialclub.org C X Oct. 3-4 Westville (LaPorte Co., North Reg.)

Westville Pumpkin Festival

Prairie Meadow Park. Annual celebration of pumpkin harvest. Pumpkin baked goods, crafts, food, tractor pull, parade, 5k. Pumpkinpalooza tent, live entertainment, adult beverages, kids' games and more! No adm. chg. 219-879-8280; westvillepumpkinfestival.com C X

Oct. 4 Terre Haute (Vigo Co., West Reg.)

Old Fashion Days

2144 New Harmony Rd. Take a step back in time...sawmill cutting log, wheat threshing, sorghum making, horse & tractor plowing, corn picking & shelling, flea market, food booths. Adm. chg. 812-453-4520; visitwarrick.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Jul. 23-25; Oct. 8-10 Oct. 9-10 Austin (Scott Co., South Reg.)

Austin Firemen's Festival

Austin Fire Station. What's better than a good ole fire station fish fry? How about a fish fry with games, music and more! Growing every year since '98! No adm. chg. 812-752-9211; greatscottindiana.com X Oct. 9-18 Bainbridge (Putnam Co., West Reg.)

Bainbridge Fall Festival

Bainbridge Community Building. Celebrating the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, just east of the border, with local art, craft and food artisans. No adm. chg. 765-522-6238; TownOfBainbridge.com C X

Collett Park. Enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fun. Crafters, puppet show, face painting, carriage rides and more. Noon-5pm. Free Parking. No adm. chg.

812-232-2727; terrehaute.in.gov/parks X

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OCTOBER JULY

Oct. 10 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Frankfort Oktoberfest Oct. 9-11 Marion (Grant Co., East Reg.)

Mississinewa 1812

Mississinewa Battlefield. Largest War of 1812 living history event in U.S. Food and Shopping. Battle reenactments, American and British military camps, Native American village and wilderness camps. Adm. chg. 765-573-3033; mississinewa1812.com C X

Oct. 9-10 Rising Sun (Ohio Co., South Central Reg.)

Downtown Square. Foot stompin' music, unbeatable beer and wine, delicious German foods, Oktoberfest games -hammerschlagen, stein hoisting, beer stein races, tug-o-war, stump & more! Adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9 Oct. 10-11 Westport (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days

Harper Valley Farms. Family fun, pumpkin picking in a scenic eight-acre patch. Farm animals, sunflower maze, refreshments, fall decorations. Patch opens Sep. 26. No adm. chg. 812-591-3416; IndianaPumpkinPatch.com C 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 9-10

Navy Bean Fall Festival

Main and Front Streets, Downtown. Live music, homemade bean soup, cornbread, parade, food and craft vendors, amusement rides, seaplane splash-in. No adm. chg. 812-438-2750; navybeanfestival.org C X Oct. 10 Columbia City (Whitley Co., East Reg.)

Autumn Harvest Festival

Fairgrounds. 6th Annual! 9am-3pm. Join us for a Saturday full of craft vendors, food vendors, kids' games, car show, and farm toy show. Tractor pulls begin late afternoon. No adm. chg. 260-244-7615; whitleycounty4h.com C

Oct. 10 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; hauntedhuntingburg.com C X

Oct. 10 Fishers (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas in October

Fishers High School, CCA door FH19. 160 juried crafters. It's not too early to shop for Christmas. $5 adults; $3 seniors and students over 13. All profits benefit Riley Children's Hospital. 317-915-4290; fishersdm.org/christmas-in-october X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9 Oct. 10 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival

Oct. 10 Medora (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Hope Medora Goes Pink

Downtown, Medora, Indiana. Enjoy wagon, carriage, and barrel ride. Enjoy great food, a 5k run/walk, health fair, shopping at vendor booths and a parade. Proceeds benefit those with all types of cancer. No adm. chg. 812-966-2754; fb.com/MedoraGoesPink C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9

Location TBD. Highland athletics, music, dance, bagpipers, rat pucking, royal court, kids' activities, clan tents. Celtic food, drink and vendors. 8:30am-8pm. Adm. chg. indyscotgamesandfest.com C X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Indiana’s Largest

Parke County Bellmore

October 9-18 Rockville Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™

Historic downtown Rockville. Headquarters to the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival since its start in 1957. Vendors of homemade/handmade items, primitives, and antiques gather on the courthouse lawn. Local non-profits serve a variety of foods each day. Free covered bridge maps are available at the two information booths with staff on hand to help. Tickets for the guided bus tours of covered bridges available for purchase at the information booths. Store front business around the square for additional shopping. Art gallery, historical museum, and 1883 train depot open for a unique cultural experience. Historic Ritz Theater offers several theatrical presentations. No adm. chg. X

765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ US 36 and SR 59. Pumpkins, mums, primitives and family yard sales. A little bit of everything. Stop along your travels through the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com

Bloomingdale Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ See homemade apple butter being made and for purchase. Local crafts and food all at historic Quaker church. No adm. chg. 765-498-1310; coveredbridges.com X

Bridgeton

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Countywide. Quality handmade crafts, fine art, unique products, food courts, shopping, live entertainment. Working Bridgeton gristmill and Indiana’s most famous covered bridge! No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com C X

Parke County, Indiana . . .


Festival

October 9-18, 2020

JULY

Covered Bridge Festival Mansfield

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Mansfield Village is bustling daily with hundreds of vendors offering an array of goods and festival food. Home to the Historic Mansfield Roller Mill. No adm. chg. 812-251-7660; mansfieldguestinn.com

Rosedale

Mecca

Tangier

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Mecca Schoolhouse/Mecca Covered Bridge. Handmade, Homemade, Local Crafts nestled alongside the Mecca Covered Bridge and a oneroom schoolhouse. No adm. chg. 765-592-4636; coveredbridges.com X

Montezuma Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™

Downtown. Wabash and Erie Canal tours. Famous roast hog. Crullers, iron pot ham and beans. Antiques, homemade crafts and demonstrations. Camping. FREE Parking. No adm. chg. 765-592-0821; montezuma.in.gov X

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ Handmade, homemade, local crafts, and food. Nearby Roseville Covered Bridge and Thorpe Ford Covered Bridge. No adm. chg. 765-548-0207; coveredbridges.com X

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ World Famous Buried Beef served daily with a variety of homemade pies. Local crafts. Visit Sandlady’s Gourd Farm. Five covered bridges nearby for touring. No adm. chg. 765-498-5566; coveredbridges.com X

Visitors’ Center in Rockville

FREE Covered Bridge Route Maps Available year round at the Parke County Visitors’ Center 4 blocks east of the Courthouse on US 36 in Rockville.

The Covered Bridge Capital of the World™ Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Sandlady Gourdfest

during the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival

Oct. 10 Brownstown (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Oct. 10-21 Tangier (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Historic WR Ewing. Join the Psi Otes and Masons for wine and beer tastings, great food and live music. Bring your lawn chair and stay with us for the street concert sponsored by BEMS. Adm. chg. 812-525-7597; psiiotaxi.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9

10 miles N of Rockville US41, 7 miles W of 1050 Tangier Rd. Things to do, Gourd Art Museum, demonstration tools and techniques, make it/take it, spin a gourd, crafts and gourds for sale. 9am-4pm. No adm. chg. 765-498-5428; coveredbridges.com X

Jackson County Festival of Wines and Brews

Sandlady's Gourd Art Festival

Oct. 10, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Oct. 10 Vevay (Switzerland Co., South Central Reg.)

Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration Oct. 10 Linton (Greene Co., South Central Reg.)

Linton Fall Arts Festival

Downtown Linton. Family-focused celebration of arts. Food, crafts, artisans and direct sales marketplace. Stage entertainment, free kids' games, bounce houses and activities. No adm. chg. 812-699-0780; lintonfallartsfestival.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9

Courthouse Square and Liberty St. Arts and crafts, "friendly" Headless Horseman, demonstrations, kids' activities, music, food, wagon rides. No adm. chg. 812-427-3237; switzcotourism.com C X Oct. 11 Bristow (Perry Co., South Reg.)

Bristow's Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show

Bristow Community Center. Food vendors, craft booths, flea market, door prizes, top 50 dash plaques. Music entertainment. No adm. chg. 812-547-9991; pickperry.com X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 10

Oct. 10 Westport (Decatur Co., South Central Reg.)

Main Street Westport Fall Festival

Westport Park. Family fun and games, baby show, parade, bingo, fall-themed food vendors, obstacle course, pie eating contest, and more. No adm. chg. 812-525-0084; mainstreetwestport.business.site C X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9 Oct. 10 Elwood (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Red Gold Chili Cook-Off

Uptown City Fountain. $500 grand prize. Red Gold 5k Run to Crush Hunger. Sat. Indianapolis Colts Blue. Over 30 unique chili recipes to taste, booths featuring fall crafts, baked goods. No adm. chg. 765-552-0180; elwood-in.com X 2021 Festival Date: Oct. 9

Oct. 16-31 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Haunted Village of Metamora

Metamora Business District. Indiana's Canal Town is decorated with Halloween scenes. Fri. & Sat. evening family-friendly guided tours for spooky fun. Enjoy fall colors in the Whitewater Valley. Adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 15-30 Oct. 16-18 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Newburgh Ghost Walks

Preservation Hall. Turn of the century tour guides and re-enactors tell history and ghost stories on guided walking ghost tours. Adm. chg. 812-853-2815; historicnewburgh.org C X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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OCTOBER JULY

Wine . A .Ree WINE | BEER | SPIRITS SAT, NOV 7, 2020, 1 - 6 PM The Commons in Columbus, Indiana Admission includes unlimited samples from all wineries and breweries

HoosierTrailsBSA.org facebook.com/wineareehtc 800-844-6809 WINE-A-REE IS A FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT PROGRAMS OF BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, HOOSIER TRAILS COUNCIL unexpected.unforgettable.

Oct. 17 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Chocolate Festival Oct. 16-18 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Miami County Artisan Gallery. Samples of each purveyor's goodies. Adm. chg. 765-472-7655; enjoymiamicounty.org

Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival

18th Street Park. Take a step back in time for 3 days of fun! Enjoy full contact jousting, storytelling, masquerade ball, medieval wares, fire breathing idiots, and beer & mead. Adm. chg. 812-630-7018; rosenvolk.com C X

Oct. 17-18 Vallonia (Jackson Co., South Central Reg.)

Fort Vallonia Days

Oct. 16-17 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! Begins 5pm Fri. and 10am Sat. No adm. chg. 812-738-2138; thisisindiana.org C X

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. No adm. chg. 812-498-2925; fortvalloniadays.com 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 16-17

Oct. 17-18 Bethlehem (Clark Co., South Reg.)

Oct. 17-18 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Old Schoolhouse grounds. Celebrate fall in a quaint Ohio River village. Daily music, food, shops and museum. Sat. auction, veterans tribute, parade, Sun. car show. No adm. chg. 317-491-4148; autumnontheriver.wordpress.com X

4-H Fairgrounds. Early holiday shopping. Tri-state's premier arts and craft show for 40 years. Over 200 vendors creating handcrafted items using various materials. $3 parking. No adm. chg. 812-630-6218; 4riversartsandcrafts.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 16-17

Autumn on the River

Harvest Home Festival

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER JULY

SHIP-CHIC CRAFT & VINTAGE SHOW S H I P S H E W A N A

Oct. 24; Dec. 5 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show Oct. 17-18 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 and music. Worship service on Sun. No adm. chg. 812-547-7933; pickperry.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Oct. 16-17 Oct. 22-31 Decatur (Adams Co., East Reg.)

Callithumpian Festival

Citywide. Highland Games on Oct. 3. Halloween celebration. Parade, 5k, creatures of the night, poster painting, fireworks, food. Charge for haunted wagon tours & 5k. No adm. chg. 260-724-2604; decaturchamber.org C X Oct. 23-24, 30-31 Cutler (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Antique & Misc. Bldg. . Featuring 100+ vendors selling amazing gifts, vintage items, home decor, crafts, clothing, accessories, beauty products, jewelry, baked goods, signs and more! Adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanatradingplace.com/events/ shipchic-craft-and-vintage-show C X

Oct. 30-31 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Breeders Crown

Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. 12 Championship races valued at more than $6 million. FREE Admission. 800-526-7223; harrahshoosierpark.com X

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. 6pm-10pm nightly. Adm. chg. 765-566-2725; adams-mill.org Oct. 24-31 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Oct. 30 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Oldest and largest in country. Weeklong events include massive street fair, parade, contests, charity Masquarade Ball, 250 vendors & artists. Pet costume contest. No adm. chg. irvingtonhalloween.com

Downtown. Halloween for adults! Boos, brews, even a costume contest! Visit six downtown Greenfield drinking and dining establishments from 4-10pm. Bring your friends! 21+ only Adm. chg. 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X

Irvington Halloween Festival 74th Annual

Oct. 24 Salem (Washington Co., South Reg.)

Beck's Mill Oktoberfest

4433 S. Becks Mill Rd. Live music. Campfire beans and Beck's Mill cornbread will be served. Craft vendors and Flea Market near parking lot. Blacksmith demonstrations and re-enactments. Adm. chg. 812-883-5147; becksmill.org X Oct. 24-25, Corydon Extravaganza See Apr. 25 listing.

Boos & Brews

Oct. 31, Heritage Day See May 9 listing.

NOVEMBER Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. Nov. 6-7 Montgomery (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

Gasthof Holiday Bazaar Oct. 24 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Halloween Town

Courthouse Square. 5k Run/Walk and one-mile family fun walk, downtown activities for all ages and Trick Your Trunk on North Main Street. No adm. chg. 317-736-3639; franklinparks.org X

Amish Village. 11am-5pm Variety of vendors, handmade crafts, jewelry, home dĂŠcor. Sample Gasthof goodies. Homemade Amish buffet, bakery and gift shop No adm. chg. 812-486-4900; gasthofamishvillage.com C X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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SHIPSHEWANA LIGHTS OF JOY

Nov. 6-7, 19-22, 27-29; Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 26-27 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana's Lights of Joy

Shipshewana Flea Market Grounds (Enter from SR5). Drivethru light experience featuring more than two million LED lights displayed in a 1.4 mile-long symphony of various light scenes this holiday season. Adm. chg. 260-768-4129; shipshewanalightsofjoy.com C X

Nov. 7-Dec. 31 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.) Christmas in Shipshewana Townwide. Christmas season kicks off with the Light Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. Other holiday events: “Shipshewana's Lights of Joy” drive-thru light display, Chocolate Day, Kids Day and Santa Visit. No adm. chg. 260-768-4008; shipshewana.com X

Nov. 7 Columbus (Bartholomew Co., South Central Reg.)

Wine-A-Ree

The Commons. Wine, beer and spirits tasting festival with a silent auction and food vendor. Commemorative glass included in the price of the ticket. Adm. chg.

812-343-4242; hoosiertrailsbsa.org C X

Nov. 8-15 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Huntingburg Christmas Stroll

Historic 4th and Market Streets. Enjoy unique specialty and antique shops in a charming downtown. Carriage rides, Christmas decorations and more in beautiful Huntingburg. No adm. chg. 812-482-9115; duboiscountychristmas.com C X

Nov. 8, 13-14 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.) Nov. 7 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Delta Theta Tau Antique Show

Johnson County Fairgrounds. One day only 9am-4pm. Admission $3 at the door. $1 discount with the Festival Guide. Food served, free parking, proceeds support local charities. Call for info. Adm. chg. 317-694-8052 X

Nov. 7 Shelbyville (Shelby Co., Central Reg.)

Delta Theta Tau Gift & Hobby Show

Shelbyville Middle School. Celebrate 48 years of shopping. Handcrafted toys, jewelry, florals, confections, apparel and more. Refreshments available. Proceeds support local charities. No adm. chg. 812-587-5050; giftandhobbyshow.com X 2021 Festival Date: Nov. 6

Quigley Jazz Jam Fest

High School, Peru Maennerchor. Nov. 8 at Peru Maennerchor. Nov. 13 & 14 at Peru High School. Swing choir, vocalists, big band and jazz band jam session. No adm. chg. 765-469-2398; enjoymiamicounty.com X Nov. 12-14, Country Neighbors' Tour See Jun. 12 listing.

Nov. 14-Dec. 31 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.) "A Christmas Story" Comes Home Indiana Welcome Center. Share with your family, scenes from the holiday movie classic, "A Christmas Story." Enjoy special events, contests and photos with Santa. Take your picture with "Flick" on our flagpole and browse our official "A Christmas Story" merchandise in our gift shop. No adm. chg. 219-989-7979; AChristmasStoryComesHome.com C X View online or download the INDEX www.IndianaFestivals.org

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NOVEMBER JULY Nov. 20-21 Muncie (Delaware Co., East Reg.)

Holiday Handcrafters Showcase & Marketplace

Delaware County Fairgrounds. 32nd Annual. Distinctive exhibits from five states selling arts, crafts, upcycled, repurposed, vintage, collectibles, antiques, exclusive personal items, gourmet gift foods. Adm. chg. 419-436-1457; cloudshows.biz C X Nov. 14-Dec. 24 Carmel (Hamilton Co., Central Reg.)

Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Carmel Center Green. The smells of Gluhwein, sausages, sweets and much more will greet you as you browse unique German handmade, and quality gifts. No adm. chg. 317-559-6608; carmelchristkindlmarkt.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 13-Dec. 24 Nov. 14 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, Kids' Zone. No adm. chg. 765-435-7692; pendletonin.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Nov. 13

CHRISTMAS INDIANAPOLIS AT THE

Nov. 21-Dec. 30, 2020 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) Christmas at the Zoo

Indianapolis Zoo. Hours 5-9pm Sun.–Thur.; 5–10pm Fri.–Sat. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day. A family tradition for all. Visit Santa's Village, talk to Santa in his study, decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus, see Santa's Reindeer, and be amazed by millions of sparking lights. Adm. chg. X 317-630-2001; indianapoliszoo.com

Nov. 14 Portland (Jay Co., East Reg.)

Delts' Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show

Jay County High School. 36th 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; dttcraftshow@yahoo.com, visitjaycounty.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Nov. 13 Nov. 14 Odon (Daviess Co., South Central Reg.)

North Daviess Community Craft Show

Nov. 21-22 Ferdinand (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

Six Markts. Over 200 lavishly decorated booths with quality hand-created items, antiques, art and festive Christmas wares. Delicious regional food and wine, live entertainment. No adm. chg. 800-968-4578; ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 20-21

North Daviess High School. Community arts and crafts show highlighting the talents of the area. Free admission. 812-687-7686; daviesscounty.net C X Nov. 14, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Nov. 18 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Downtown Peru Christmas Open House

Downtown. Light up Peru. Parade, super shopping, lots of prizes, food sampling and great entertainment. Come see Santa at his house. No adm. chg. 765-472-1923; enjoymiamicounty.com

Nov. 27-29; Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-31 Union City (Randolph Co., East Reg.)

A Community Christmas

Harter Park. Drive through a 68-acre light display to music and laser light show. Visit Santa in the gift shop. Find us on Facebook for dates and times. Donations welcome. No adm. chg. 765-964-6302 C X

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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Bridgeton Country Christmas Nov. 27-29; Dec. 4-6 Bridgeton (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Nov. 27-Dec. 20 Metamora (Franklin Co., South Central Reg.)

Historic District. Unique gifts, crafts, artwork, decorations, lights, music, food, festivities. Santa in the Log Cabin Sat.-Sun. only, 1-3pm. Two big three-day weekends! No adm. chg. 765-548-2093; bridgetonindiana.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 26-28; Dec. 3-5

Business District. Create family memories in Indiana's Canal Town with Santa, carolers and lanterns along the Whitewater Canal. Shops open until 10pm on Fri. and Sat. evenings. No adm. chg. 765-647-1212; metamoraindiana.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 26-Dec. 19

Bridgeton Country Christmas

Metamora Christmas Walk

Nov. 27-28 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour

Nov. 27-29 Peru (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Historic Madison. Candlelight tour of private and public sites. $15 pre-sale ticket available through Nov. 13. $20 after. Children 5-12, $5. 800-559-2956; nightsbeforechristmas.com C 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 26-27

Christkindlmarkt

Courthouse Square. German themed Christmas market; skating, food, drink, decorations, crafts and entertainment. No adm. chg. 765-472-7655; enjoymiamicounty.org Nov. 27-Dec. 25 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Christmas in the Park

Spencer Park. Drive through our lighted holiday display to kick-start the fun of the holiday season. Starts, Friday after Thanksgiving through Dec. 25. Free will donation accepted. No adm. chg. 574-753-6969; visit-casscounty.com C X

Nov. 28-Dec. 30 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Christmas at the Seiberling

Seiberling Mansion. See Indiana's Victorian masterpiece dressed in holiday splendor inside and out. Open Tues.-Sun. 1-4pm, evening hours on select days. Adm. chg. 765-452-4314; hchistory.org C X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 30

Nov. 27-Dec. 24 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Festival Of Trees

Lanthier Winery. Magical forest display of shimmer and shine. Enjoy special release holiday wines including Rudolph Red, St. Nicholas Blush and Snowflake White. Free wine tastings. No adm. chg. 812-273-2409; lanthierwinery.com C 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 26-Dec. 24 Nov. 27-Dec. 13 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 C X 2021 Festival Dates: Nov. 26-Dec. 12 Nov. 27 Logansport (Cass Co., East Reg.)

Light Up Logansport Parade

Downtown. Logansport turns on the holiday spirit and celebrates the season the way a hometown should. Join us at 7pm the Fri. after Thanksgiving in downtown Logansport. No adm. chg. 574-753-4856; visit-casscounty.com C X 98

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Christmas in the Village

Nov. 28-Dec. 24 Zionsville (Boone Co., Central Reg.)

Christmas in the Village

Downtown Zionsville. A fun, free, family-friendly event. Nov. 28th parade kicks off our month long event, which features Santa, live reindeer, wagon rides and more! No adm. chg. 317-873-3836; zionsvillechamber.org C X Nov. 28, Corydon Extravaganza See Apr. 25 listing.

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Create your story! CHRISTMAS IN HANCOCK COUNTY

Home for the Holidays Greenfield November 28, 2020 greenfieldmainstreet.org

Greenfield Christmas Festival Greenfield December 5, 2020 rileyfestival.org

New Palestine Christmas Walk New PalestineDecember 4, 2020 newpalestinechamber.com

Weinachtsmarkt Cumberland December 5, 2020 town.cumberland.in.us

Reeves Octagon House Christmas Tree Walk Shirley December 4, 5, 11, & 12, 2020 reevesoctagonhouse.com

Winter Fest Fortville December 5, 2020 Fortvilleaction.com

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119 W North Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 317-477-8687

Covered Bridge Christmas Market Nov. 28-29 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Christmas Market

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 X

Nov. 28 Greenfield (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Home for the Holidays

Historic downtown. Feel right at Home for the Holidays in downtown Greenfield! Enjoy FREE movies, tractor rides and more to kick off the holiday season! No adm. chg. 317-649-0890; greenfieldmainstreet.org C X Nov. 28-Dec. 31 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Light Up Corydon Nov. 28-Dec. 23 Anderson (Madison Co., East Reg.)

Festival of Trees

Paramount Theatre. Professionally designed Christmas trees! Bands, choirs, Model Train Villages, Childrens' Magical Christmas, Movies, Major Artists, NUTCRACKER! See Website for more. Adm. chg. 765-642-1234; andersonparamount.org X

Historic Downtown Square. 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

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JULY DECEMBER DECEMBER Don't miss festivals that start in one month and continue in the next. Dec. 4-6 Jasper (Dubois Co., South Reg.)

Jasper O'Tannenbaum Days

Courthouse Square and Citywide. Talented artists and artisans demonstrate skills in over 20 stores and locations. Santa, carriage rides, great food, musicians, craft show and church bazaars. No adm. chg. 812-482-6866; jasperin.org X

Dec. 1-31 Hammond (Lake Co., North Reg.) "A Christmas Story" Comes Home Indiana Welcome Center. Share with your family, scenes from the holiday movie classic, "A Christmas Story." Enjoy special events, contests and photos with Santa. Take your picture with "Flick" on our flagpole and browse our official "A Christmas Story" merchandise in our gift shop. No adm. chg. C X 219-989-7979; AChristmasStoryComesHome.com Dec. 3 Converse (Miami Co., East Reg.)

Christmas in Converse

Jefferson St. Wonderful shopping, prizes, food and great entertainment. Kids can see Santa. No adm. chg. 765-395-3344; FB.com/converselive C X Dec. 4 Vincennes (Knox Co., South Central Reg.)

Christmas at Grouseland

Wm. H. Harrison Mansion and Museum. Experience traditional Christmas reminiscent of the Harrison years. Period re-enactors, traditional decorations, refreshments, music, carriage rides. Adm. chg. 812-882-2096; grouselandfoundation.org C

Dec. 4 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Kokomo Downtown Holiday Celebration

Downtown Kokomo. Kokomo First Friday holiday celebration with visits with Santa, kids' activities, family fun, downtown open house and holiday entertainment. 5:30pm-9:00pm No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X

Rockville Hometown Holidays Dec. 4-6 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Rockville Hometown Holidays

Courthouse Square. Tree Lighting Ceremony. Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Elves. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and caroling. Santa at 4:45pm, tree lighting at 6pm. No adm. chg. 765-569-5226; mainstreetrockville.org C X

Dec. 4-6 Boonville (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Christmas in BoonVillage

Downtown Square. Get into the holiday spirit. Lighting of Christmas decorations, Santa in the Park, carriage rides, extended shopping hours. Longest running Christmas parade in Indiana. No adm. chg. 812-217-7887; visitwarrick.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Dec. 3-5

Dec. 4-5 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.)

Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour

Historic Madison. Candlelight tour of private and public sites. $15 pre-sale ticket available through Nov. 13. $20 after. Children 5-12, $5. 800-559-2956; nightsbeforechristmas.com C 2021 Festival Dates: Dec. 3-4

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Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 Santa Claus (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Santa Claus Christmas Celebration

Festive fun for the entire family the first three weekends of Dec. Roast chestnuts on an open fire, browse festive shops, write a letter to Santa and more. No adm. chg. 812-937-4199; SantaClausInd.org/Christmas C 2021 Festival Dates: Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19

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Dec. 5 Bedford (Lawrence Co., South Central Reg.)

Dec. 5 Franklin (Johnson Co., Central Reg.)

Downtown Square. Food trucks, Christmas craft market, free Santa photos, kids' barrel train rides, window decorating contest. 6 pm Christmas Parade, all entries with lights. No adm. chg. 812-329-4221; downtownbedford.org C X

Courthouse lawn. Holiday Lighting is an all day event featuring lighted parade, entertainment, kids' activities and Santa. 7pm lighting of the Courthouse. No adm. chg. 317-346-1258; discoverdowntownfranklin.com X

Bedford Christmas Around the Square

Franklin Holiday Lighting

Dec. 5-31 Frankfort (Clinton Co., West Reg.)

Dec. 5 Plainfield (Hendricks Co., Central Reg.)

Downtown Square. Ride our Santa Express Train from downtown to the TPA Park. See more than one million Christmas lights. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, caroling and Santa. Adm. chg. 765-654-4081; frankfortmainstreet.com C X 2021 Festival Dates: Dec. 4-31

Plainfield High School. Over 100 vendors, juried show, all homemade items. Very popular craft and novelty show for over 40 years. Always on the first Sat. in Dec. $5 Adm. chg. 317-221-3600; plainfieldtrikappa.org C X 2021 Festival Date: Dec. 5

Celebration of Lights

Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour Dec. 5 Rockville (Parke Co., West Reg.)

Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour

Art gallery on north side of square. Area homes with beautiful holiday decor. Maps and tickets at gallery, free refreshments and special Christmas fundraisers. Adm. chg. 765-569-9422; coveredbridgeartgallery.org

Gingerbread Christmas

Dec. 5 Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade

Downtown Main Street. Indiana's largest holiday parade is a magical Sat. evening. 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 2021 Festival Date: Dec. 4

Dec. 5 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. Hear a Chime Choir and holiday music that will instill the holiday spirit! No adm. chg. 866-647-6555; holidaysunderthespires.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Cumberland (Marion Co., Central Reg.)

Dec. 5-6 Kouts (Porter Co., North Reg.)

Old Town. 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.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Dec. 4

Private homes, churches and businesses. Celebrate the Christmas season. Visit local craftsmen in their homes and find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Lunch served on Sat. Maps available online No adm. chg. koutsevents@gmail.com; koutsevents.com X

Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt

Kouts Christmas Open Houses

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Dec. 5 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, Santa and more! Our incredible parade starts Sat. at 1pm. No adm. chg. 812-528-6042; jacksoncountyin.com C X 2021 Festival Date: Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Fortville (Hancock Co., Central Reg.)

Winterfest 2020 Dec. 5 Newburgh (Warrick Co., South Reg.)

Newburgh Celebrates Christmas

Downtown. 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 Dec. 5-6 West Lafayette (Tippecanoe Co., West Reg.)

Purdue Christmas Show

Elliott Hall of Music. For 87 years, this magical, lyrical, annual campus miracle has wowed audiences of over 18,000. Adm. chg. 765-494-3933; purdue.edu/pmo C X 2021 Festival Dates: Dec. 4-5

Main Street. Parade at 1pm, live stage entertainment, food vendors, Santa's House, carriage rides, ice skating rink. Tree lighting at 6pm. Event hours: Noon-7pm. No adm. chg. 317-407-0316; fortvilleaction.com C X Dec. 12, Second Saturdays See Jan. 11 listing. Dec. 12 Corydon (Harrison Co., South Reg.)

Winter Wine Walk

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

Dec. 5 Delphi (Carroll Co., West Reg.)

Wabash & Erie Canal Christmas

Wabash & Erie Canal Park. Crafters and artisans, demonstrations, unique gifts, food. Tour the Pioneer Village decorated for the holidays. 10am-4pm. No adm. chg. 765-564-2870; wabashanderiecanal.org X

Dec. 29-30 Shipshewana (LaGrange Co., North Reg.)

Shipshewana Ice Festival

Downtown. Watch experienced ice carvers compete and create sculptures representing local merchants! $5 adm. chg. for chili cook-off. Pins for sale for Jan. discounts. No adm. chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com X

Dec. 5 Rockport (Spencer Co., South Reg.)

Dec. 31 Kokomo (Howard Co., East Reg.)

Celebrate Rockport's Family Christmas Festival. Pancake breakfast with Santa, craft show and parade. FREE "Treemendous" Christmas in the Lincoln Pioneer Village. No adm. chg. 812-649-9147; cityofrockport-in.gov

Downtown Courthouse Square. Celebrate New Year's Eve with annual lighted ball drop, music, and fireworks show. 10:30pm-Midnight No adm. chg. 765-457-5301; greaterkokomo.com X

Rockport Family Christmas Festival

Kokomo New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 5, Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show See Oct. 24 listing.

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2020 Indiana State Festivals Association Board Members

Nancy Alldredge Secretary Riley Festival

Cheryl Hamilton Historian Linton Freedom Festival

Kim Stevens Past Past President Frankfort Hot Dog Festival

Gale Gerber Treasurer Elkhart County 4-H Fair

Bernadette Manuel Assistant Treasurer Frankfort Christmas Celebration of Lights

Chris Benson Vice President ISFA Scholarship Pageant Director Wabash Garden Festival

Audra Deckard Shoals Catfish Festival

Larry Hardman 2nd Vice President Judah Heritage Festival

Vanessa McClary Joshua Reichart Kiwanis Club of 500 Festival South Central Indiana Balloon Fest

Katie Holderby South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority

Austin Stevens Frankfort Oktoberfest

Steve Kaiser Legendary Entertainment Productions

Matt True Madison Regatta

Sarah Kesterson Riley Festival

Leanne Senter Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Open Board Seat

Larry Bemis Past President Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb

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Bedford Christmas Around the Square������������������������������ 101 Beers Across the Wabash��������������67 Berne Swiss Days��������������������������60 Big Blue BBQ��������������������������������64 Bikes in Bloom�������������������������������22 Block Bash������������������������������������77 Bloomfield Apple Festival���������������86 Bluegrass on the Square����������������46 Blues, Beer, and BBQ��������������������46 Bluffton Free Street Fair������������������80 Boone County 4-H Fair������������������58 Boone County Convention & Visitors Bureau������������������������3, 6 Boone County Treasure Hunt����20, 77 Boone Flavor Fest�������������������������� 74 Boos & Brews��������������������������������95 Brazil Rotary 4th of July Celebration������������������������������46 Breeders Crown����������������������������95 Brews on Buckeye��������������������������62 Brick Street Market - Rockville���������42 Brick Street Market - Zionsville��������22 Bridgeton Country Christmas����������98 Bridgeton Rendezvous������������������� 19 Bristol Homecoming Festival�����������55 Bristow’s Octoberfest & Street Rod, Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show�������������������������������92 Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival�����������������������������44 Brookville CanoeFest���������������������46 Buffalo Community Daze����������������38 Burlington Fall Festival�������������������77 C Callithumpian Festival��������������������95 Campbellsburg Country Festival������29 Canal Days�����������������������������������54 Carmel Christkindlmarkt�����������������97 CarmelFest������������������������������������50 Carmel International Arts Festival����82 Carmel on Canvas�������������������������78 Carmel Winter Games������������������� 16 Carroll County Chamber of Commerce������������������������������6 Cass County 4-H Fair��������������������54 Cass County Visitors Bureau�������������6 Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival�������������������������������������86 Cedar Lake Summerfest������������������50 Celebration of Lights�������������������� 101 Chalk Fest�������������������������������������75 Chandelier Barn Market������������� 1, 74

Chocolate Celebration������������������� 15 Chocolate Festival�������������������������93 Chocolate Walk����������������������������65 Christkindlmarkt - Peru�������������������98 Christmas at Grouseland��������������100 Christmas at the Seiberling�������������98 Christmas at the Zoo����������������������97 Christmas in BoonVillage��������������100 Christmas in Converse�����������������100 Christmas in October���������������������89 Christmas in Pendleton�������������������97 Christmas in Shipshewana��������������96 Christmas in the Park���������������������98 Christmas in the Village�����������������98 Circus City Festival������������������������56 Circus Hall of Fame�����������������������56 City of Anderson Little 500 Festival�������������������������������������20 City of East Chicago������������ 6, 36, 37 City of Frankfort - Parks Department������������������������10, 39 City of Knox������������������������������ 6, 18 City of Whiting������������������� 6, 52, 53 Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire�����82 Clinton County Fair������������������������56 Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders����� 12 Cole Porter Festival������������������������32 Colonel Vawter Day����������������������75 Colonial Market Days & Encampment�����������������������������38 Columbus Scottish Festival�������� 71, 76 Cory Apple Festival����������������������� 81 Corydon Extravaganza������������������ 19 Country Fall Festival�����������������������87 Country Neighbors' Tour����������������35 Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive���������������������46 Covered Bridge Art Association Home Tour����������������������������� 101 Covered Bridge Capital-Parke County���������������������������������������6 Covered Bridge Christmas Market���99 Covington Applefest����������������������69 Crafty Saturday in Shelby County���20 Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival��35 Crossroads Acoustic Music Fest������ 18 Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival�����������������������������32 Cruise Indy Car Show and Car Cruise��������������������������������79 Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival������������������������������������� 74 Cumberland Weihnachtsmarkt������ 101

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JULY D Dan Patch Days Community Festival������������������������������������� 74 Dan Patch Stakes Festival���������������65 Danville Tri Kappa Fair on the Square�������������������������������� 76 Darlington Fish Fry & Festival���������� 74 Daviess County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau������6 Daviess County Turkey Trot��������� 1, 72 Decatur Sculpture Tour�������������������35 DeKalb County Free Fall Fair����������84 DeKegger Homebrew & BBQ Festival�����������������������������46 Delaware County Fair��������������������60 Delta Theta Tau Antique Show��������96 Delta Theta Tau Gift & Hobby Show����������������������������96 Delts' Holiday Crafts & Gifts Show�������������������������������97 Denver Days Festival����������������������63 Depot Day Festival������������������������ 76 Dish It Out������������������������������������ 17 Dixie Day Festival & Art Fair���������� 61 Dogwood Tour������������������������������ 19 Downtown Pendleton Fall Festival���� 74 Downtown Peru Christmas Open House�����������������������������97 Dubois County Visitors Center����������7 Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Car Show���������������������������������80 E Eagle Creek Folk Festival����������������38 Eagles in Flight Weekend��������������� 15 Elkhart County 4-H Fair������������������60 Elkhart County Visitor Center�������7, 21 Elwood Glass Festival��������������������65 English Reunion Festival�����������������26 Enjoy White County�������������������������7 Ethos Celebration of the Arts����������67 Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau���������������������� 7, 27 explore! Southern Indiana����������������7 F Fairmount Museum Days/ James Dean Festival������������������ 81 Fall Creek Heritage Fair����������������� 74 Fall Harvest Celebration�����������������79 Fall Outta Summer Music Fest���������70 Falloween Fest������������������������������� 81 Famous St. Joe Pickle Festival��������� 81 Farmer's Pike Festival��������������� 70, 81 Feast of the Hunters' Moon������������� 81 Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt�������������97

Ferdinand Folk Festival�������������������79 Ferdinand Heimatfest���������������������40 Festival Country Indiana������������� 7, 43 Festival of Gingerbread�����������������98 Festival of Ice�������������������������������� 14 Festival of the Arts�������������������58, 72 Festival of the Lakes�����������������������57 Festival of the Turning Leaves���������� 81 Festival of Trees - Anderson������������99 Festival Of Trees - Madison������������98 Fiddler Fest�����������������������������������68 Fishers Blues Fest���������������������������70 500 Festival����������������������������������20 Flower & Garden Show of Carroll County�������������������������� 18 Fly/In Cruise/In�����������������������������71 Ford 66th Annual Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel Show���������� 15 Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival�������������������������������������82 Fort Branch Townfest����������������������26 Fort Vallonia Days�������������������������93 Fortville Independence Day Celebration������������������������������56 Fortville Summer Concert Series������32 Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival�������������������������������������23 4th of July Celebration New Pekin��������������������������������50 Four Winds Casinos���������������� 12, 13 Francesville Fall Festival�����������������78 Frankfort Hot Dog Festival��������������60 Frankfort Oktoberfest���������������������89 Franklin County Antique Machinery Show�����������������������80 Franklin County Convention, Recreations & Visitors Commission����7 Franklin County Quilt Show������������22 Franklin Fall Festival�����������������������82 Franklin Farmers Market��������������22, 31, 54, 63, 71 Franklin Firecracker Festival������������50 Franklin Holiday Lighting�������������� 101 Franklin Hops and Vines����������������42 Frankton Heritage Days Festival������78 Freetown Freedom Festival�������������55 French Market������������������������������� 76 Friday Night On The Square����22, 78 Friendship Flea Market������������� 38, 75 Friends of Historic Vernon���������� 7, 57 Fulton County Historical Power Show�����������������������������40 Fulton County Tourism Commission�������������������������� 7, 23

Fun Fest by the River����������������������60 Fusic Fest��������������������������������������64 G Garden Gate: Jazz, Wine, & Craft Beer����������������������������� 18 Gasthof Holiday Bazaar����������������95 55th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show������������������������������44 GhostWalk�����������������������������������86 Gibson County Fair�����������������������54 Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau���������������������������7 Gingerbread Christmas���������������� 101 Global Fest�����������������������������������79 Golden Heritage Days Festival�������78 Goodland Grand Prix��������������������44 Goodstock Operation Restoring Hope Music Festival������������������65 Grabill Country Fair�����������������������72 Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show������������ 74 Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau�������7 Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade����������������������������������� 101 The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting���23 Great Glass Pumpkin Patch������������87 GreekFest 2020����������������������������68 Greencastle Music Fest������������������67 Greene County Convention, Visitors, Tourism Commission�� 7, 47 Greensburg Power of the Past���������66 Greenwood Freedom Festival���������48 Grissom Air Museum Warbird Cruise-In���������������������63 H Halloween Town����������������������������95 Hamilton County Tourism�����������7, Inside back cover Hancock County 4H Fair����������������40 Hancock County Tourism & Visitor Center������������� 7, 49, 59, 99 Hancock Flat 50����������������������������69 Harper Valley Pumpkin Patch Days�������������������������������89 Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau���������������������7 Harrison County Fair���������������������38 Harrodsburg Heritage Days�����������22 Harvest Arts Festival����������������������87 Harvest Celebration Festival�����������83 Harvest Homecoming Festival���������87 Harvest Home Festival�������������������93 Haubstadt Sommerfest�������������������40 Haunted Adams Mill����������������������95

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JULY Haunted Huntingburg��������������������89 Haunted Village of Metamora��������92 Haynes Apperson Festival��������������50 Headless Horseman�����������������84, 92 33rd Annual Heartland Apple Festival��������������������� 83, 87 Heartland Fly Fishing Festival��������� 15 Heartnut Community Festival���������� 76 Hendricks County 4-H Fair�������������58 Hendricks County Rib-Fest & Balloon Glow���������������������������48 Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau����������������������8, 24 Heritage Day��������������������������22, 95 Highway 38 Sale��������������������������22 Hobnob Summer Market����������������26 Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally and Music Festival���������������������65 Hog Jog & Pork Pull�����������������������42 Holiday Handcrafters Showcase & Marketplace��������������������������97 Holidays Under The Spires����������� 101 Home for the Holidays�������������������99 Hoosier Antique & Classic Bicycle Club Winter Swap Meet������������ 15 Hoosier Energy������������� Back cover, 6 Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival�������������29 Hope Medora Goes Pink���������������89 Howard County Fair����������������������56 Huntingburg Christmas Stroll����������96 Huntingburg Herbstfest������������������ 81 Huron Memorial Day Festival���������25 I INAF & ISFA Annual Convention����� 14 Indiana Association of Fairs����������� 12 Indiana Bacon Festival�������������������69 23rd Annual Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo�������������������� 16 Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance������ Inside front cover, 12 Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering������������44 Indiana Gourd Society State Gourd Show�����������������������������20 Indiana Heritage Quilt Show���������� 16 Indiana Historical Society's History on Wheels�������������������� 12 Indiana Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace������������������� 17 29th Annual Indiana Motorcycle & Powersports Expo������������������ 16 Indiana Office of Tourism Development������������������������������6 Indiana Renaissance Faire��������������87 Indiana State Fair��������������������������64

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Indiana State Park Inns������������ 12, 94 Indiana Tourism Association����������� 12 Indiana Welcome Center�����������������8 Indiana Wines������������������������ 10, 11 Indian Market & Festival����������������48 Indy Irish Fest��������������������������������70 Irvington Halloween Festival 74th Annual������������������������������95 ISFA Spring Workshop��������������� 2, 18 J Jackson County Fair�����������������������62 Jackson County Festival of Wines and Brews��������������������������������92 Jackson County Visitor Center�����������8 Jamestown Apple Cider Festival������87 Jason Sturgeon Band���������������������10 Jasper County Fair������������������������� 61 Jasper Strassenfest�������������������������62 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival��������� 16 Jay County Heritage Festival����������83 Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau���������������������������������������8 Johnny Appleseed Festival��������������79 Johnson County Antique Machinery Show�����������������������40 Jonesboro River Rally��������������������� 81 Judah Heritage Festival������������������42 July 4th Celebration and Firecracker Run�������������������������54 July 4th Festival�����������������������������54 J.W. Rentals Guest Houses and Suites�������������������������������� 12 K Kekionga Festival��������������������������65 Kewanna Fall Festival�������������������� 81 Kielbasa Fest���������������������������������67 Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest���������� 74 Knightstown Fall Fest����������������������83 Knightstown Jubilee Days���������������38 Koh-Koh-Mah & Foster Living History����������������������������79 Kokomo Downtown Holiday Celebration����������������������������100 Kokomo New Year's Eve Celebration����������������������������102 Kokomo Strawberry Festival�����������29 Kosciusko County Community Fair, Inc.�����������������������������������57 Kosciusko County Convention & Visitors Bureau������������������8, 26 Kouts Christmas Open Houses������ 101 Kouts Pork Fest������������������������������67

L Labor Day Celebration�������������������70 LaFontaine "Ashland Days" Festival�������������������������������������35 LaGrange County 4-H Fair�������������56 Lagro Good Ole Days�������������������40 Lake County Fair���������������������������64 Lake James Antique and Classic Boat Show�������������������������������� 61 Lanesville Heritage Weekend���������73 Lapel Village Fair��������������������������55 LaPorte County Fair�����������������������56 Latino Culture Fest�������������������������70 Latting Pro Rodeo��������������������������60 Lawrence County Tourism�����������8, 33 Leeper Park Art Fair�����������������������42 Legendary Entertainment Productions, LLC Magic In The Sky, LLC���������������10 Leota Country Frolic�����������������������67 Lexington Old Settlers Days������������40 Liberty 4th of July Festival���������������50 Lights Over Morse Lake Festival������49 Light Up Corydon��������������������������99 Light Up Logansport Parade������������98 Ligonier Marshmallow Festival��������70 Limestone Heritage Festival������������46 Linton Fall Arts Festival�������������������92 Linton Freedom Festival������������������48 Little Cousin Jasper Festival������������� 74 Little Italy Festival��������������������������71 LIVEstock Music Festival�����������������78 LM Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival������������������������������������� 16 Lyles Station Corn Maze����������������86 Lyons Strawberry Festival���������������32 M 70th Madison Regatta Gold Cup & Roostertail Music Festival��������49 Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art���������������������������������������83 Madison County 4-H Fair���������������60 Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues����67 Madison Riverfront Wine, Stein & Barrel�����������������������������������42 Madison River Jam������������������������38 Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show�������������������������������� 31 Main Street Westport Fall Festival���92 Maker Faire����������������������������������42 Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival������������������������������������� 19 Mardi Gras�����������������������������������88

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JULY Marengo Cave������������������������������ 12 Marion/Grant County Convention & Visitors Bureau������������������������8 Marshall County Blueberry Festival������������������������������� 67, 71 Marshall County Tourism������������ 8, 14 Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival��������������������������� 16 Martinsville Chamber Chili Cook-Off & Chalk Art Contest����83 Mascot Hall of Fame��������������������� 12 Mayberry in the Midwest���������������23 MayFest in Shipshewana����������������20 Mayor's Cup Go Kart Grand Prix��� 17 Medora Christmas Festival and Parade����������������������������102 Merom Bluff Chautauqua Festival���� 31 Metamora Canal Days Autumn Festival�������������������������������������86 Metamora Christmas Walk�������������98 Metamora Mandolin Gathering������ 17 Metamora Music Festival����������������72 Metamora Strawberry Days����������� 31 Miami County 4-H Fair������������������44 Miami County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau����8 Miami Days at the Pillars����������������68 Miami Indians All Nations Gathering�������������������������������� 31 Michiana Renaissance Festival��������69 Michigan Festival & Events Association������������������������������� 12 MidAmerica Threshing & Antique, Inc�����������������������������63 Middletown Fall Funfest�����������������79 Millstone Farms Lavender Festival����48 Mississinewa 1812������������������������89 Mississinewa Triathlon������������������� 76 74th Mitchell Persimmon Festival�������������������������������������79 Model T Covered Bridge Tour���������83 Morgan County Fair����������������������62 Mosey Down Main Street���������������22 Mt. Vernon River Days�������������������75 Muncie Visitors Bureau��������������� 8, 61 Musicfest��������������������������������������46 Music on Depot: NP Summer Concert Series��������������������������25 N Nappanee Apple Festival���������68, 77 National Powwow XVIII�����������������55 National Toy Truck & Construction Show��������������������65 Navy Bean Fall Festival������������������89

Newberry Festival�������������������������67 Newburgh Celebrates Christmas���102 Newburgh Ghost Walks�����������������92 Newburgh Wine Fest���������������������20 New Carlisle Hometown Days�������� 61 New Palestine Fall Festival�������������73 New Pal Summer Fest��������������������46 Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb���������������������������73, 86 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour���������������98, 100 Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau����������������������8, 35 North Daviess Community Craft Show�������������������������������97 Northern Indiana Lakes Festival������25 Northern Indiana Power From the Past Antique Power Show & Flea Market���������������������������57 North Judson Mint Festival�������������40 North Salem Old Fashion Days������72 North Webster Mermaid Festival����44 North Webster Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce���������������8 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival���58 NTPA Winter Nationals����������������� 14 O Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival���62 Odon Old Settlers Festival���������� 1, 63 Ohio County Tourism�����������������8, 34 Ohio Valley River Cats Tournament������������������������������� 76 Oktoberfest Celebration: Cole Porter Classic and Chili Cook-Off��������87 Oktoberfest - Crawfordsville�����������87 Old Court Days����������������������� 25, 81 Oldenburg Freudenfest������������������58 Old Fashion Days - Terre Haute������88 Old Post Bluegrass Jam������������������ 16 Old Settlers Days Festival���������������79 165th Annual Old Settlers Festival - Delphi�������������������������63 Old Town Waverly Park Festival�����83 Old Washington Street Festival�������80 Orleans Dogwood Festival������������� 18 Osceola Bluegrass Festival�������������65 Ouibache Music Festival���������������� 81 OUTfest����������������������������������������66 Owensville Watermelon Festival�����62 P Paoli Fall Festival���������������������������75 Paragon Homecoming Festival��������71 Parke Countians' Favorite Fireworks����������������������������������54

Parke County 4-H Fair�������������������55 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival������������������������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bellmore��������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bloomingdale�������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Bridgeton�������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Mansfield�������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Mecca������������������������ 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Montezuma����������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Rockville��������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Rosedale��������������������� 91 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Tangier����������������������� 91 Parke County Maple Fair��������������� 16 Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival���������������������������62 Perry County Convention & Visitor's Bureau���������������������������8 Peru/Miami County Community Garage Sale����������������������������35 Pierogi Fest ®��������������������������������� 61 Pig Roast in the Park����������������������65 Polo at Hickory Hall Polo Club��������40 Popcorn Festival of Van Buren���������63 Pow Wow-NCGLNAC 17th Annual Gathering��������������38 Propeller Marketing����������������������� 12 Pumpkin Fantasyland���������������������84 Purdue Christmas Show����������������102 Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days�������������������� 76 Putnam County Visitors Bureau���������8 Q Queen of All Saints Parish Festival�������������������������������������29 Quigley Jazz Jam Fest�������������������96 Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration���58 Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail����������������������������26 R Raptor Days at Hardy Lake�������������82 RC Truck and Construction������������� 15 Redbud Trail Rendezvous��������������� 19 Red Gold Chili Cook-Off����������������92 Redkey Gas Boom Days�����������������66 Red Skelton Festival�����������������������58 Rhapsody Arts & Music Festival������35

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JULY Rhythm & Soul Fest������������������������48 Riley Festival���������������������������83, 84 Riley Wrangler's Arts and Crafts Fair��������������������������������20 Ripley County Tourism Bureau�����������8 Roachdale Rib & Blues Festival�������83 Roann Covered Bridge Festival�������73 Rockin’ Around the Clock Car Show���������������������������������23 Rockport Blues on the Rock Festival�������������������������������������72 Rockport Family Christmas Festival�����������������������������������102 Rock the Arts���������������������������������42 Rockville Hometown Holidays�������100 Rosedale Strawberry Festival���������� 31 Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival�������������������������������������93 Round the Fountain Art Fair������������25 Russiaville Summer Fest������������������26 S Salute to Veterans of WWII������������72 Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show���������������������������������80 Santa Claus Christmas Celebration����������������������������100 Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History������������� 19 'Savor Lebanon' Craft Beer, Wine, Spirits and Food Fest����������������� 15 Schweizer Fest������������������������������63 56th Annual Scotland Festival��������80 Scott County Bicentennial Street Fest���������������������������������71 Scott County Fair���������������������������44 Scott County Quilt Festival��������������75 Scott County Visitors Commission������9 Second Saturdays������������������������� 14 48th Annual Seymour Oktoberfest������������������������������86 Shakamak Homecoming����������������82 Shamrock the Block����������������������� 17 Shelby County Fair������������������������49 Shelby County Tourism & Visitors Bureau���������������������� 9, 30 Shiner Pride Car Show�������������������54 Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show�����95 Shipshewana Antique Festival���������63 Shipshewana Flea Market�������������20, 44, 60, 68, 72 Shipshewana Ice Festival��������������102 Shipshewana/ LaGrange County CVB��������������45 Shipshewana New Years Day Auction������������������������������������ 14

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Shipshewana Pajama Sale������������� 15 Shipshewana's Lights of Joy������������96 Shirley Strawberry Festival�������������23 Shoals Catfish Festival�������������������50 Shubael Pioneer Village Heritage Weekend��������������������95 SIAM Classic Iron Show�����������������38 Simply Spring Market��������������������20 Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration�������92 Smoke On The Square�������������������22 South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority���������������������� 110 Southern Indiana Bacon and Blues Festival����������������������������88 Southern Indiana Uncorked������������25 Spark!Fishers��������������������������������48 Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance������������������� 12 Spencer County Visitors Bureau��������9 Spirit of Monticello Festival�������������40 Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous�������25 Square Flare���������������������������������88 St. Andrew Greek Festival��������������38 Star City Blues & Jazz�������������������62 Starke County 4-H Fair������������������56 St. Boniface Germanfest����������������� 76 Steuben County Tourism Bureau��������9 St. John Festival�����������������������������55 St. John Oktoberfest����������������������82 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair�������������50 Stone Barn Kitchen and Catering at Sweet Family Farms��������������� 12 Stone's Trace Pioneer Festival���������77 St. Patrick's Day Nighttime Parade�� 17 Straight Shooters Fireworks LLC�������10 Strawberries on the Square������������25 Sugar Camp Days������������������������� 17 Sullivan County Rotary Corn Festival�������������������������������������77 Sulphur Springs Community Days & Mud Bog������������������������������69 Summer Market on the Lake����� 25, 26 Summer's End Festival��������������������67 Sunshine Music Festival������������������88 Sweet Owen Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.��������������� 9, 41 Swiss Wine Festival�����������60, 64, 68 T Talbot Street Art Fair����������������������44 Taste of Montgomery County����������68 Taste of Shelby County������������������ 31 Taste of the Arts Festival�����������������69 Taste of the Gardens����������������������68

TASTE of Tippecanoe���������������������44 Three Rivers Festival�����������������������56 Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair����������58 Tipton County Pork Festival�������������73 Touch of Dutch Festival�������������������64 Tourism Commission of Sullivan County���������������������������9 29th Annual Traditional Pow-wow��� 17 37th Annual Traditional Pow-wow���66 Trail of Courage Living History Festival�������������������������������������80 Tree City Fall Festival���������������������78 Tri-State Antique Market�����������������20 Turkey Run Women's Wellness Retreat������������������������������������� 19 Twelve Mile 500���������������������������54 20th Century Chevy Car Fest����� 1, 80 Two Rivers Music Festival���������������38 U Union City Arts Festival������������������75 V Valparaiso Popcorn Festival������������77 Vermont Settlement Festival������������62 Vernon Labor Day Festival of the Arts������������������������������������72 Versailles Lions Club Pumpkin Show���������������������������������������80 Viking Fest������������������������������������ 18 Vincennes/Knox County Visitors and Tourism Bureau���������������������9 Vintage Indiana�����������������������������32 Vintage Motor Bike Club Meet��������62 Visit Bloomington����������������������� 9, 85 Visit Fort Wayne������������������������������9 Visit French Lick West Baden���������������� Cover, 2, 9 Visit Hendricks County���������������������9 Visit Lafayette - West Lafayette����������9 Visit Madison, Inc���������������������� 9, 28 Visit Michigan City LaPorte��������� 9, 32 Visit Morgan County������������������ 9, 29 Visit South Bend Mishawaka����������10 Visit Wabash County���������������������10 W Wabash & Erie Canal Christmas���102 Wabash Founder's Day Festival������80 Wabash Garden Fest���������������������66 Wabash Riverfest��������������������������56 Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival����� 19 Waldron Will Freedom Festival�������46 WAMMfest by Sertoma Club of Greenwood��������������������������66

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


JULY Wanamaker Old Settlers Day & Car Show���������������������������������49 Wanatah Scarecrow Festival����������82 Warm Glow Fall Festival����������������84 Warrick County Tourism�����������������10 Washington County Tourism Commission������������������������������10 Waterman's Fall Harvest Festival�����84 Wayne County 4-H Fair�����������������44 Welcome to Fairyville�������������������� 18 Wells County 4-H Fair�������������������58 Wendell Willkie Days��������������������78 West Boggs Civil War Reenactment��1 Westville Pumpkin Festival��������������88 White River Valley Antique Show����������������������������������� 1, 73 Whitestown Brew Fest��������������������77 Winding Creek Music Festival��������65 Wine-A-Ree����������������������������93, 96 Wine & Brew Fest���������������������� 1, 84 Wine Walk�����������������������������������42 Winterfest 2020��������������������������102 Wolcott Summer Festival����������������54 Y Yellowstone Trail Fest���������������������66 Z Zimmerman Glasstoberfest�������������93 Zionsville Lion's Club Fall Festival����75 Zionsville Street Dance�������������������63 ZooBoo����������������������������������������88

Find more festival and event information at IndianaFestivals.org and see page 103 for County & Regional Map.

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


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