Festivals & Events

Always Festive

There are 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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Recurring Events

Mallow Run Winery Winter Warm-Up Weekends

Mallow Run Winery Winter Warm-Up Weekends

Jan 4 - Mar 29, 2020

Enjoy satisfying soups, freshly-baked breads and live music every Saturday and Sunday through March.

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Southside Art League presents Alyssa Overton

Southside Art League presents Alyssa Overton

Feb 1 - 29, 2020

Come view the art of Alyssa Overton, which is created in many different mediums.

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Catered Cabaret: Encore! Them Girls & Juke Box Boys

Catered Cabaret: Encore! Them Girls & Juke Box Boys

Feb 27 - Mar 14, 2020

Enjoy dinner, drinks and a show featuring the hits of male and female vocalists.

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Mariana’s Stout Bonanza

Mariana’s Stout Bonanza

Feb 29, 2020

Are you ready to enjoy 16 of the best stouts in the world all available in one place? In celebration of MashCraft’s release of their imperial stout, Mariana, they are inviting their friends from other breweries to compete in a stout challenge to find out who is the most awesomest.

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Benefit Supper, Auction and Gospel Concert

Benefit Supper, Auction and Gospel Concert

Feb 29, 2020

Enjoy a supper, auction and gospel concert to benefit local teacher Karon Cheek, who is battling cancer.

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Monte Carlo Night

Monte Carlo Night

Feb 29, 2020

Enjoy dinner, casino games and more.

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Candle Making Workshop

Candle Making Workshop

Mar 1, 2020

Create your own custom fragrance and pour a candle at Main & Madison Market Café in downtown Franklin with Ollivene Candle Co.

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Authors series presents Jennifer Chiaverini

Authors series presents Jennifer Chiaverini

Mar 2, 2020

The Johnson County Public Library authors series presents a chance to meet New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini.

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Top Floor Women Professional Networking with Alicia Tisdale

Top Floor Women Professional Networking with Alicia Tisdale

Mar 4 - 11, 2020

Join Top Floor Women for a morning of organized networking, a personal story from a featured speaker, and a question and answer session so you hear what you need to propel you toward achieving your personal best.

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Designer Purse Bingo

Designer Purse Bingo

Mar 4, 2020

Have fun playing bingo to win designer purses as prizes.

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Wine Event to benefit Leadership Johnson County

Wine Event to benefit Leadership Johnson County

Mar 6, 2020

An annual wine event. Tickets are $125 per person and include a four-course meal with expertly paired wines with each course.

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Best of the Fest film festival

Best of the Fest film festival

Mar 6 - 7, 2020

See films from the Heartland Film Festival during this two-day film festival.

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Greenwood Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Greenwood Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Mar 7, 2020

Prominent local businessman Howard Hubler will speak at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast.

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JoCo EHA Annual Craft Fair

JoCo EHA Annual Craft Fair

Mar 7, 2020

Annual spring craft fair with more than 40 vendors selling various craft and other products of all types.

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An Afternoon to Prune

An Afternoon to Prune

Mar 7, 2020

Join The Apple Works for an afternoon to learn about their pruning process, see the beautiful grounds, and enjoy apples and more from their shop.

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A Night on Broadway

A Night on Broadway

Mar 7, 2020

This gala is an annual benefit for the Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy. It features dinner, live entertainment, silent auction and more.

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Authors series presents Lisa See

Authors series presents Lisa See

Mar 10, 2020

The Johnson County Public Library authors series presents a chance to meet New York Times best-selling author Lisa See.

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Franklin Education Connection Bunco Night

Franklin Education Connection Bunco Night

Mar 11, 2020

Bunco Night, benefitting Franklin Education Connection, is back. If you don’t know bunco, don’t worry because the rules will be explained.

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Celebration of Franklin’s Wonder Five

Celebration of Franklin’s Wonder Five

Mar 12, 2020

Join the centennial celebration of Franklin’s Wonder Five basketball team with the opening of a Wonder Five exhibition at Johnson County Museum, followed by the unveiling of a historical marker honoring the Wonder Five.

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Performance of the play The Wolves

Performance of the play The Wolves

Mar 12 - 15, 2020

A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2016, The Wolves follows an indoor women’s soccer team as its members navigate big questions and wage tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors.

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Gift Card Bingo

Gift Card Bingo

Mar 13, 2020

Play bingo to win gift cards during this fun event.

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

Mar 14, 2020

Vintage home décor, furniture, jewelry, linens, primatives, repurposed items and more.

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St. Patrick's Celebration

St. Patrick's Celebration

Mar 14, 2020

Planetary Brewing Company is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a party inside, and on the street outside, the brewpub.

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Trent Joseph Moss & The Fairland Ramblers

Trent Joseph Moss & The Fairland Ramblers

Mar 14, 2020

Enjoy traditional country music, original music, southern rock and outlaw country. Tickets are $10.

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Flower Arranging Workshop

Flower Arranging Workshop

Mar 15, 2020

Join CrossFit Sworn and Flower Chic for an afternoon learning about flower arranging.

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St. Patrick’s Day Party

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Mar 17, 2020

Come for a full day of celebration including green beer, specialty cocktails, and live music.

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Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Tamaren Grace

Catered Cabaret presents an evening with Tamaren Grace

Mar 20 - 21, 2020

Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Tamaren Grace.

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Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Mar 21, 2020

If you love trains, join them for an open house to see a variety of model trains and layouts.

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Taxman: Public Brewery Tour & Tasting

Taxman: Public Brewery Tour & Tasting

Mar 21, 2020

Get a behind the scenes tour of Taxman Brewing Company’s brewery from a Taxman team member.

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Victorian Tea

Victorian Tea

Mar 21, 2020

Join Johnson County Museum of History for their Victorian Tea event. Experience a Victorian Tea and learn at the same time.

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Pin Ups On Tour: Operation Greenwood

Pin Ups On Tour: Operation Greenwood

Mar 21, 2020

Nationally Touring WW II Style Vintage Variety and Burlesque Show will be at the Greenwood VFW to recreate the magic of the Hollywood Canteen of the 1940s.

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Two for the Show! Concert

Two for the Show! Concert

Mar 21, 2020

Non-members of the Moose Lodge are welcome to come enjoy food, drinks, music and dancing.

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Chris Kattan comedy show

Chris Kattan comedy show

Mar 21, 2020

Chris Kattan and Friends comedy show is coming to Franklin.

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Big Band Supper Series: The Music of Miles Davis

Big Band Supper Series: The Music of Miles Davis

Mar 28, 2020

Enjoy a great dinner and a big band production featuring the music of Miles Davis.

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Midwest Rhythm Exchange

Midwest Rhythm Exchange

Mar 28, 2020

Enjoy jazz, Americana and bluegrass music.

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Cookie Decorating Class

Cookie Decorating Class

Mar 29, 2020

Come learn how to decorate cookies during this fun class.

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