Festivals & Events

Festive. Always.

There's always something happening in Festival Country Indiana, just south of Indy. From fireworks, to music, to food fests, to classic car events, you'll want to return time and time again.

Click here to see our signature events, or see the full list of events below.

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Local Food Summit

Local Food Summit

Oct 24, 2017

Learn about the local food movement.

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Oct 27, 2017

Trick-or-treat from decorated car trunks.

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Pumpkin Trail at Franklin's Urban Forest

Pumpkin Trail at Franklin's Urban Forest

Oct 27, 2017

Wear a costume, listen to stories and trick-or-treat during this fun event.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 27 - 28, 2017

Scariest corn maze around.

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Kingsmen Quartet Concert

Kingsmen Quartet Concert

Oct 27, 2017

A free Christian music concert

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Kelsay Farms fall festivities

Kelsay Farms fall festivities

Oct 27 - 29, 2017

Corn maze, straw bale mountain, hayrides and more.

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Children's Harvest Party

Children's Harvest Party

Oct 28, 2017

An alternative to Halloween

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Trick Your Trunk

Trick Your Trunk

Oct 28, 2017

Safe trick or treating in downtown Franklin.

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Day For Our Heroes Festival

Day For Our Heroes Festival

Oct 28, 2017

Food, bands, games for kids, emergency vehicles on display.

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Spooktakular

Spooktakular

Oct 28, 2017

Crafts, games and storytelling.

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Carni-Fall

Carni-Fall

Oct 28, 2017

Trick-or-treating, crafts, games and more.

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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 28 - 29, 2017

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Bell Conservation Club Fall Turkey Shoot

Bell Conservation Club Fall Turkey Shoot

Oct 29, 2017

A shooting event with food and prizes.

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Brews & Boos

Brews & Boos

Oct 30, 2017

Trick-or-treating for kids.

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Oct 31, 2017

From 6 to 8 p.m., more than a dozen businesses pass out candy, and there are games and a DJ.

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Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival

Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival

Oct 31, 2017

Lots of Halloween fun.

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Trick or Treat hours

Trick or Treat hours

Oct 31, 2017

Trick-or-treating hours.

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Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Nov 3 - 4, 2017

Shop, eat and enjoy the downtown.

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Wood Carving Magic Show and Sale

Wood Carving Magic Show and Sale

Nov 4, 2017

A wood carving show and sale.

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Craft Fair/Fall Bazaar

Craft Fair/Fall Bazaar

Nov 4, 2017

A seasonal craft show.

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Artisan Market

Artisan Market

Nov 4, 2017

An artisan market that is part of the Downtown Holiday Open House.

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Taste of the Southside

Taste of the Southside

Nov 5, 2017

Taste the best food and drink samples.

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Art Exhibit: Divination

Art Exhibit: Divination

Nov 6 - 22, 2017

Paintings and tattoo art.

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Gifts for Giving event

Gifts for Giving event

Nov 11, 2017

Handmade crafts and items from direct sale companies.

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Franklin College Theatre’s The Grown-Up

Franklin College Theatre’s The Grown-Up

Nov 15 - 19, 2017

A sad and funny play.

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Franklin College Chamber Concert

Franklin College Chamber Concert

Nov 16, 2017

An array of music performed.

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Holiday Craft & Gift Show

Holiday Craft & Gift Show

Nov 18, 2017

Shop for homemade gifts, home decor, baked goods, jewelry, Scentsy, LulaRoe and more from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Greenwood Aglow

Greenwood Aglow

Nov 18, 2017

Carriage rides, crafts and photos with Santa.

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A Good Ole Country Christmas

A Good Ole Country Christmas

Nov 18, 2017

Featuring Herb Brock.

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The Punches bluegrass gospel concert

The Punches bluegrass gospel concert

Nov 24, 2017

Bluegrass gospel music.

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Southern Fried Chicks

Southern Fried Chicks

Nov 25, 2017

See a cage-free comedy show from the Southern Fried Chicks, as seen on CMT.

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Student Art Exhibit

Student Art Exhibit

Nov 27 - Dec 11, 2017

Student art on display and some pieces for purchase.

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Franklin College Choral Concert

Franklin College Choral Concert

Dec 1 - 2, 2017

Three choirs perform

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Santa Train

Santa Train

Dec 1, 2017

The Santa Train comes to Bargersville and brings Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus for all to see.

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Holiday House

Holiday House

Dec 1 - 24, 2017

This home opens each year so people can see the 70 Christmas trees, a 212-piece Christmas village, 30 Nativity sets and hundreds of other decorations.

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Franklin Winter Market and Holiday Lighting

Franklin Winter Market and Holiday Lighting

Dec 2, 2017

Enjoy festive activities all day and lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.

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Brunch With Santa & Holiday Open House

Brunch With Santa & Holiday Open House

Dec 2, 2017

Enjoy breakfast and photos with Santa.

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Night Owl Country Band

Night Owl Country Band

Dec 2, 2017

This band plays old country, new country and southern rock.

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Franklin College Instrumental Concert

Franklin College Instrumental Concert

Dec 7, 2017

String and wind performances.

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Christmas Open House & Holiday Concert

Christmas Open House & Holiday Concert

Dec 7, 2017

Come and enjoy some holiday cheer with Santa, music, and refreshments.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 9, 2017

A breakfast and photo event.

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Holiday of Lights Winter Wonderland

Holiday of Lights Winter Wonderland

Dec 9, 2017

Holiday lights, Santa and more.

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A Very Electric Christmas

A Very Electric Christmas

Dec 15, 2017

A live show featuring performers dressed in multi-color, glowing costumes.

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Greenwood Breakfast with Santa

Greenwood Breakfast with Santa

Dec 16, 2017

Every year, Santa makes an appearance in Greenwood and has breakfast with the kids.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 16, 2017

Kids get to meet Santa.

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Art Exhibit: Stephen Cefalo

Art Exhibit: Stephen Cefalo

Jan 29 - Feb 13, 2018

Instructor and student art.

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Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live

Feb 10, 2018

Jack Hanna’s show is all about animals and adventure.

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The Perrys concert

The Perrys concert

Mar 8, 2018

Southern gospel music.

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Ethos Art Show & Hands on the Arts

Ethos Art Show & Hands on the Arts

Mar 10, 2018

Art show and art participation.

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Graduating seniors art exhibit

Graduating seniors art exhibit

Mar 19 - Apr 27, 2018

A variety of art on display.

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Breakfast with the Bunny

Breakfast with the Bunny

Mar 24, 2018

Enjoy breakfast and an egg hunt.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Mar 31, 2018

A fun Easter Egg Hunt for kids.

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Scrambled Eggs – Easter Egg Hunt for Adults

Scrambled Eggs – Easter Egg Hunt for Adults

Apr 7, 2018

Register in advance to take part in this adults-only Easter egg hunt.

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Franklin College Chamber Concert

Franklin College Chamber Concert

Apr 12, 2018

A variety of music performed.

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Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

Apr 12, 2018

Improvised musical comedy.

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Hoosier Horse Park Events

Hoosier Horse Park Events

Apr 13, 2018

Horse-related events from spring to fall

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Death & Taxes Day

Death & Taxes Day

Apr 21, 2018

Death & Taxes Day is an outdoor bottle release and tasting festival, featuring 30+ Indiana breweries, select wineries, live music and local food trucks.

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Student Art Exhibit

Student Art Exhibit

May 1 - 14, 2018

An art reception and exhibit.

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Franklin College Theatre’s Becky Shaw

Franklin College Theatre’s Becky Shaw

May 2 - 6, 2018

A comedy of bad manners.

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Franklin College Instrumental Concert

Franklin College Instrumental Concert

May 10, 2018

String and wind concert.

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Franklin College Choral Concert

Franklin College Choral Concert

May 11 - 12, 2018

Three choirs perform.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 12, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

May 12, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 19, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

May 19, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Strawberries on the Square

Strawberries on the Square

May 25, 2018

Celebrating strawberries with a fun festival.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 26, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

May 26, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

Jun 1 - 2, 2018

Products for sale and classes.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jun 2, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jun 2, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jun 2, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jun 9, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jun 9, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jun 9, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jun 16, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jun 16, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jun 16, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Jun 22, 2018

Adults-only water fun, drinks and a movie at the water park.

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Smoke on the Square

Smoke on the Square

Jun 22 - 23, 2018

A barbecue and entertainment event.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jun 23, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jun 23, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jun 23, 2018

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Sparks in the Park

Sparks in the Park

Jun 29, 2018

Music and fireworks.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jun 30, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jun 30, 2018

A nice farmers market.

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Freedom Festival

Freedom Festival

Jun 30, 2018

Parade, fireworks and more.

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Franklin Firecracker Festival

Franklin Firecracker Festival

Jul 3, 2018

Fireworks and family fun.

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Edinburgh Firecracker Festival

Edinburgh Firecracker Festival

Jul 4, 2018

Fireworks and fun.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jul 7, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jul 7, 2018

Fresh produce and other finds.

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Family Fun Night Dive-In Movie

Family Fun Night Dive-In Movie

Jul 12, 2018

A night of water fun and a movie.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jul 14, 2018

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jul 14, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jul 14, 2018

Local produce and more.

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Johnson County Fair

Johnson County Fair

Jul 15 - 21, 2018

Come to the fairgrounds for rides, games, food, music and great events like the demolition derby.

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Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Jul 20, 2018

Adults-only water fun, drinks and a movie at the water park.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jul 21, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jul 21, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jul 21, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Jul 28, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jul 28, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Jul 28, 2018

Farm-fresh produce and other items.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Aug 4, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Pizza Fest

Pizza Fest

Aug 4, 2018

A celebration of pizza.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Aug 4, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Aug 4, 2018

All your farm-fresh favorites.

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Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Adult Night at Freedom Springs

Aug 10, 2018

Adults-only water fun, drinks and a movie at the water park.

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Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Aug 11, 2018

Nearly every Saturday from June to September, people gather with lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a variety of live music.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Aug 11, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Aug 11, 2018

Farm produce and more.

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Wamm Fest

Wamm Fest

Aug 18, 2018

This annual summer festival celebrates wine, art, music and microbrew. The musical lineup performs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Aug 18, 2018

Fresh produce and more

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Classic Car Show & Golf Cart Show

Classic Car Show & Golf Cart Show

Aug 18, 2018

Come to Johnson County Park for an open class car show, music and food. Be sure to check the park website for directions to the park.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Aug 18, 2018

A local farm market with produce and more.

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Enchanted Evening

Enchanted Evening

Aug 19, 2018

Enjoy a concert, dancing and appetizers.

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Hops & Vines Festival

Hops & Vines Festival

Aug 25, 2018

Sample craft beers at Indiana wines while enjoying live music.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Aug 25, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Aug 25, 2018

Farm produce and more.

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Lion Pride Ride

Lion Pride Ride

Sep 1, 2018

A great bike ride for families and serious bicyclists.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Sep 1, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Sep 1, 2018

Fresh local produce

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Baxter YMCA Golf Outing

Baxter YMCA Golf Outing

Sep 6, 2018

Golf outing to benefit Baxter YMCA

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Puppy POOLooza

Puppy POOLooza

Sep 8, 2018

Why should humans have all the fun? Puppy POOLooza welcomes four-legged friends to the Freedom Springs Aquatic Center for an end-of-summer pool party.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Sep 8, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Heartnut Festival

Heartnut Festival

Sep 8, 2018

Come to Johnson County Park for craft booths, entertainment, train rides, demonstrations, kids activities, food and more.

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Sep 14, 2018

A free outdoor movie experience.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Sep 15, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Rock the Clock

Rock the Clock

Sep 22, 2018

This event features live music, local beer and wine vendors, food trucks and a variety of ways to connect with Greenwood’s downtown in a block-party atmosphere. The event is free and all ages are welcome.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Sep 22, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Sep 28, 2018

A free outdoor movie experience.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Sep 29, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Franklin Fall Festival

Franklin Fall Festival

Sep 29, 2018

Downtown street fair.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 5 - 6, 2018

Best haunted maze around

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Oct 6, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 12 - 13, 2018

Best haunted maze around

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Oct 12, 2018

An outdoor movie night for adults only.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Oct 13, 2018

Fresh produce and more.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 19 - 20, 2018

Best haunted maze around

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Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Oct 19, 2018

A fun-filled Halloween party.

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Camp-O-Ween

Camp-O-Ween

Oct 20, 2018

Halloween fun for campers.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 26 - 27, 2018

Best haunted maze around.

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Trick Your Trunk

Trick Your Trunk

Oct 27, 2018

Safe trick-or-treating fun.

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Wood Carving Magic Show and Sale

Wood Carving Magic Show and Sale

Nov 3, 2018

Woodcarving show put on by three groups.

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Greenwood-A-Glow

Greenwood-A-Glow

Nov 17, 2018

Holiday lighting, craft making, Santa photos and more.

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Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Dec 1, 2018

Festive activities and lighting at courthouse.

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Dec 6, 2018

Santa, music and refreshments.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 8, 2018

Enjoy breakfast and meet Santa.

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Greenwood Breakfast with Santa

Greenwood Breakfast with Santa

Dec 15, 2018

Every year, Santa makes an appearance in Greenwood and has breakfast with the kids.

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