There's always great festivals and events happening in Festival Country Indiana, just south of Indy. We are your destination for music festivals, craft brew and wine festivals, and weekend festivals that check the box for “plenty of things to do with kids.”
So, if you’re looking for things to do this weekend, come to the place of festivals. Once you experience Festival Country Indiana, you'll want to return time and time again.
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Come to MashCraft Brewing’s Greenwood tap room every Thursday evening for live, local and original music from 7 to 9 p.m.
Come to Richard’s Brick Oven Pizza every Tuesday for live music and great pizza.
Come to MashCraft Brewing's Greenwood tap room every Friday evening for the release of a very limited, very cool craft brew infusion. Also, be sure to check their website for their monthly pepper and java infusion events.
Reserve a spot and come to Yokohama Japanese Cuisine and Sushi at noon every Sunday for sushi making classes.
Enjoy a series of 12 classes, one per month, covering everything from viticulture, to wine regions, to different styles of winemaking.
The works of photographer John Bragg will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.
Enjoy live music on multiple dates at Whit’s Inn. Check the website for more information.
Come to Dougherty Family Farms and enjoy their corn maze, free petting zoo and other activities around the farm.
Experience hayrides, a straw bale playground, miniature train rides, farm animals, a straw fort, a little farmer experience, a pumpkin patch and more.
Grab up to 11 of your friends or family members and enjoy a murder mystery dinner party at The Corner at Broadway. This 16-and-older event costs $780 ($65 per person) and is a gourmet catered event.
Come view the paintings of Wabash artist Stephanie McDairmant in the Southside Art League gallery. The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday each week.
This restaurant has great food an frequent live entertainment on the patio or inside at the wine bar.
The Grill Bar was a pioneer in Franklin’s music scene and remains a favorite, with top-notch music acts and up-and-coming performers every Friday and most Saturdays year round.
This family-friendly variety show features some of Indiana’s most dynamic up-and-coming talents.
Attention all kart racers and enthusiasts: Racing is back at Whiteland Raceway Park. Go online to register for the upcoming races, or show up on race days (free admission) to check out some of the upgrades being made and to meet the new ownership and staff.
Join Vino Villa as they celebrate fall by welcoming a selection of wines that pair perfectly with sweater weather.
Think "Candid Camera" meets "The Twilight Zone. The Mind Tripping show, which will be presented Oct. 18 and 25, is a comedy with a psychological twist. It is an intimate show where the audience is a part of the show.
Depart for a spooky fun filled evening filled with creepy history and good fun. Board a trolley from the Johnson County Museum of History for a trip around town learning some of Franklin's creepiest tales.
Wear a costume and come to the Franklin Urban Forest for stories and trick-or-treating along the StoryWalk trail.
Come to The Willard to enjoy food, drinks and a musical performance that’s always a fun time.
Get a behind the scenes tour of Taxman Brewing Company’s brewery from a Taxman team member.
Enjoy a fall market featuring numerous unique goods. This event will be held outside on the side lot of Trinkets n Threads.
Franciscan Health invites you, your mom, your sister and your best friend to a free screening of Decoding Annie Parker, the true story of three-time cancer survivor Annie Parker, and Dr. Mary-Clare King, the geneticist who discovered the breast cancer BRCA ½ genes.
If you love trains, join them to see a variety of model trains and layouts.
Join the museum for a spooky afternoon as storyteller Rhiannon Cizon looks at how history and ghost stories can influence each other.
Book Launch: Sleeping in Dixie’s Feather Bed: Growing Up White in the Segregated South by Lou Ellen Watts.
Enjoy German foods, unique German craft brews, fun and live music. And be sure to dress for the occasion.