Festivals & Events

Festive. Always.

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.

The full list of events is shown below. Or, you can click here to see our Top Events This Year. 

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Wine 101

Wine 101

Aug 28 - Jul 30, 2019

Enjoy a series of 12 classes, one per month, covering everything from viticulture, to wine regions, to different styles of winemaking.

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Live Music at BoJak’s Bar & Grille

Live Music at BoJak’s Bar & Grille

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

Come to BoJak’s Bar & Grille for live music and other events. Check their Facebook page for the schedule.

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Live Music at The Willard

Live Music at The Willard

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

Come to The Willard to enjoy food, drinks and a musical performance that’s always a fun time.

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Artcraft Theatre Movie of the Week

Artcraft Theatre Movie of the Week

Jan 1 - 31, 2020

Come to The Historic Artcraft Theatre to enjoy pre-show fun, local popcorn and the showing of classic films (many in 35mm). Showtimes are 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Live music at Whit’s Inn

Live music at Whit’s Inn

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

Enjoy live music on multiple dates at Whit’s Inn. Check the website for more information.

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Music at the Vino Villa Wine Bar

Music at the Vino Villa Wine Bar

Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2019

Enjoy live music, drinks and food at the wine bar at Vino Villa.

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Live Music at Richard's Brick Oven

Live Music at Richard's Brick Oven

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

Come to Richard’s Brick Oven Pizza for live music and great pizza.

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Live Music at Nailers Brewing Company

Live Music at Nailers Brewing Company

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

Enjoy great live music, drinks and food at this brewpub.

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Live music at The Grill Bar

Live music at The Grill Bar

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

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.

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Rock ‘N Chow music Thursdays

Rock ‘N Chow music Thursdays

Jan 3 - Dec 26, 2019

Come to MashCraft Brewing’s Greenwood tap room every Thursday evening for live, local and original music from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Live music at Bargersville Bar & Grill

Live music at Bargersville Bar & Grill

Jan 4 - Dec 31, 2019

Enjoy a variety of live music acts. Check out their Facebook page for the lineup.

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Sushi Making Class

Sushi Making Class

Jan 6 - Dec 29, 2019

Reserve a spot and come to Yokohama Japanese Cuisine and Sushi at noon every Sunday for sushi making classes.

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Laugh Sabbath Open Mic

Laugh Sabbath Open Mic

Feb 24 - Dec 29, 2019

Come to Stage to Screen Studios every Sunday for laughs that will get you through the upcoming week. Tickets are $20, and there is an open bar.

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Southside Art League presents Arlyne Springer

Southside Art League presents Arlyne Springer

Apr 3 - 27, 2019

Come view the art of Noblesville resident Arlyne Springer. The gallery is open 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday each week. Free entry. An opening reception is set for 6 to 8. p.m. on April 12. Light refreshments will be served.

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Hoosier Horse Park Events

Hoosier Horse Park Events

Apr 12 - Oct 13, 2019

Horse-related events from spring to fall.

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Race Events at Whiteland Raceway Park

Race Events at Whiteland Raceway Park

Apr 13 - Oct 19, 2019

Kart racing takes place spring to fall at Whiteland Raceway Park. Sign up to race or come watch the kart races at Whiteland Raceway Park.

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JukeBox Boys – Dinner & Show

JukeBox Boys – Dinner & Show

Apr 13 - May 5, 2019

Enjoy a dinner and a show featuring hits from some of the greatest boy bands, including The Monkeys, Beach Boys, Bee Gees, Four Tops, Boyz to Men and more.

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Art Exhibit: The Student Art of Seniors

Art Exhibit: The Student Art of Seniors

Apr 15 - 26, 2019

The works of seniors 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.

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Indoor Goat Yoga

Indoor Goat Yoga

Apr 22 - 30, 2019

Enjoy bunny yoga and goat yoga sessions at Studio You Yoga at various times during April.

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Here We Grow Again–Indy South Kid's Consignment Sale

Here We Grow Again–Indy South Kid's Consignment Sale

Apr 25 - 27, 2019

The organizers pack out two expo halls with more than 40,000 kids items from more than 200 families.

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A Festival of Short Plays

A Festival of Short Plays

Apr 25 - 28, 2019

Student directors take center stage in the return of the college’s popular celebration of the best in contemporary theatre. This promises to be an eclectic mix of styles and genres and something to satisfy everyone.

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Mom’s Day Sign Making Class

Mom’s Day Sign Making Class

Apr 25, 2019

Every mom or that special person deserves just one day to be treated like gold. Why not make a sign just for them that you can give to them?

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Mollydooker Wine Pairing Dinner

Mollydooker Wine Pairing Dinner

Apr 25, 2019

This dinner is the event of the year at Vino Villa. Mollydooker is an amazing winery from Australia.

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Franklin Community Schools vs. Harlem Wizards

Franklin Community Schools vs. Harlem Wizards

Apr 26, 2019

Enjoy an evening of school officials taking on the entertaining Harlem Wizards basketball team.

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Dearly Departed, presented by Our Town Players

Dearly Departed, presented by Our Town Players

Apr 26 - 28, 2019

Our Town Players present Dearly Departed, a comedy by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones. and finally, the funeral.

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Rock the Block

Rock the Block

Apr 27, 2019

10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a free kids run. The event includes scenic courses, food, music and vendors.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Apr 27, 2019

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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Spring Vintage Fest

Spring Vintage Fest

Apr 27, 2019

Enjoy browsing the vintage items at 11 shops as well as in three vendor areas packed with everything vintage, hand crafted and locally made.

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Trafalgar Community Day

Trafalgar Community Day

Apr 27, 2019

Join the Town of Trafalgar for free food (hot dogs, chips and water), face painting, bounce house and entertainment at Liberty Park in downtown Trafalgar.

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Death & Taxes Day

Death & Taxes Day

Apr 27, 2019

Death & Taxes Day is an outdoor beer release and tasting festival, featuring 40+ Indiana-proud breweries, select wineries, live music and local food trucks. Join them for a day full of sampling the finest beers, wines and ciders from around Indiana! Taxman Brewing Co. will release a special beer for the event, Evasion.

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Cornfields & Crossroads Concert

Cornfields & Crossroads Concert

Apr 27, 2019

This high-energy band plays bluegrass music. Tickets are $5.

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Scrambled Eggs – Easter Egg Hunt for Adults

Scrambled Eggs – Easter Egg Hunt for Adults

Apr 27, 2019

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

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Pet PAWlooza

Pet PAWlooza

Apr 28, 2019

Enjoy an afternoon of animals, shopping, live music, food, beer & wine, and fun.

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Bark-B-Q at the Barn at Bay Horse Inn

Bark-B-Q at the Barn at Bay Horse Inn

Apr 28, 2019

Enjoy a lunch buffet from Smokehouse BBQ, silent auction, door prizes, games, music and more to benefit Tails and Trails Rescue!

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Create a hanging flower basket

Create a hanging flower basket

Apr 28, 2019

Create an annual flower hanging basket at Nailers Brewing Company with step-by-step instructions and designing tips. It’s a perfect early Mother's Day outing!

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Harlem Wizards basketball

Harlem Wizards basketball

Apr 28, 2019

Enjoy trick hoops and alley oops featuring basketball’s beloved showmen.

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