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.

Skip below the red buttons to see the complete list of events! Or, you can click on the red buttons below to submit an event or see the recurring events.

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Southside Art League presents Mary Clouse

Southside Art League presents Mary Clouse

Nov 2 - 26, 2022

Southside Art League will be exhibiting the paintings, prints and other art of Fountaintown artist Mary Clouse.

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Competitive Member Art Show

Competitive Member Art Show

Nov 11 - Dec 2, 2022

Come to Greenwood Public Library to a competitive art show featuring the works of Southside Art League members.

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Santa at Greenwood Park Mall

Santa at Greenwood Park Mall

Nov 11 - Dec 24, 2022

Come to Greenwood Park Mall daily from Nov. 11 to Dec. 24 for pictures with Santa. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made using the website link.

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Santa Visits

Santa Visits

Nov 14 - Dec 20, 2022

Come visit Santa and get family photos.

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Christmas Acres

Christmas Acres

Nov 22 - Dec 25, 2022

See a Christmas lights display featuring more than 60,000 lights.

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Opening weekend at Peiffer Tree Farm

Opening weekend at Peiffer Tree Farm

Nov 24 - 27, 2022

Choose and cut your own Christmas tree.

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Opening weekend at Trees from DeHart

Opening weekend at Trees from DeHart

Nov 25 - 27, 2022

Cut your own Christmas tree and enjoy hot chocolate, candy canes, wagon rides and more.

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The Holiday Stroll

The Holiday Stroll

Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2022

Enjoy a magical holiday experience with larger-than-life decorations, lights, hot cocoa and a campfire.

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Craft Show

Craft Show

Nov 26, 2022

Shop this craft show which will raise money to help a good cause.

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Christmas at The Wildes

Christmas at The Wildes

Nov 26, 2022

Come find the Christmas tree that is perfect for your family while enjoying live music, warm drinks and more.

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Allie Jean’s Sing & Play Kids’ Show

Allie Jean’s Sing & Play Kids’ Show

Nov 26, 2022

Enjoy the folk music for kids of all ages at this free show, then try out instruments after the concert.

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Farm Toy Show

Farm Toy Show

Nov 27, 2022

Find farm toys at this free show at Scott Hall at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

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Painting Class

Painting Class

Nov 27, 2022

Socialize, paint and sip. All art materials and an apron are provided.

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Joyful Sound handbell choir

Joyful Sound handbell choir

Nov 27, 2022

Enjoy a performance by the Joyful Sound hand bell choir, a group that promotes the art of English handbell ringing.

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Santa Parade

Santa Parade

Nov 27, 2022

Santa is traveling through Bargersville, so be sure to catch him along his route.

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50-foot MegaTree Viewing

50-foot MegaTree Viewing

Nov 28 - Jan 9, 2023

The town of New Whiteland is displaying its unique 50-foot MegaTree, which is a giant, electronically lighted light show experience.

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Dec-a-Trees at the museum

Dec-a-Trees at the museum

Nov 29 - Dec 30, 2022

Come to Johnson County Museum to see all the decorated Christmas trees.

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Southside Art League Super Christmas Sale

Southside Art League Super Christmas Sale

Nov 30 - Dec 31, 2022

Come view and purchase a variety of art in every price range, plus greeting cards.

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Franklin Rotary’s Jim Rhoades Memorial Hog Roast

Franklin Rotary’s Jim Rhoades Memorial Hog Roast

Dec 1, 2022

A hog roast to raise money for a good cause.

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Stamping Class

Stamping Class

Dec 1, 2022

Learn the techniques of using stamps and ink to stamp dish towels.

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Franklin College Jazz Concert

Franklin College Jazz Concert

Dec 1, 2022

The Franklin College Music Department will present a jazz concert in the Clarence E. & Inez R. Custer Theatre in Old Main.

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Brew and View

Brew and View

Dec 1, 2022

Enjoy beer from Shale Creek Brewing while watching a movie at The Artcraft Theatre.

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Santa Train and Christmas Market

Santa Train and Christmas Market

Dec 2, 2022

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

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KiD CiTY Christmas

KiD CiTY Christmas

Dec 2, 2022

Enjoy a unique photo opportunity and enjoy other holiday fun.

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Live Music Nights at Big Woods

Live Music Nights at Big Woods

Dec 2, 2022

Enjoy free live music on Friday nights.

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Franklin College Choral Concert

Franklin College Choral Concert

Dec 2 - 3, 2022

Three choirs perform.

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Ray Crowe Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

Ray Crowe Elementary Holiday Craft Fair

Dec 3, 2022

Enjoy a craft show with more than 40 vendors.

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ACC Breakfast with Santa

ACC Breakfast with Santa

Dec 3, 2022

Enjoy breakfast with Santa, games, crafts. This event is designed for families affected by autism.

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Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

Dec 3, 2022

Enjoy a free photo opportunity with Santa. Click the link to reserve a spot.

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Christmas Arts Market

Christmas Arts Market

Dec 3, 2022

Shop for gifts from a variety of vendors and also enjoy gift wrapping, character visits, music and live entertainment.

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Rustic Arrow Market

Rustic Arrow Market

Dec 3, 2022

Shop from dozens of booths.

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Event

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Event

Dec 3, 2022

See the mouse and hear a reading of the popular story, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. There will be sessions at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Snowballs with Santa

Snowballs with Santa

Dec 3, 2022

Come to Otte Golf & Fun Center and receive an Aw’sum Snoball, a visit with Santa, and a photo for $10.

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Santa at the Museum

Santa at the Museum

Dec 3, 2022

Santa will be at the museum for free pictures. Kids can enjoy a craft activity and viewing the Dec-a-Trees while waiting.

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Christmas at The Wildes

Christmas at The Wildes

Dec 3, 2022

Come find the Christmas tree that is perfect for your family while enjoying live music, warm drinks and more.

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Franklin Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Franklin Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Dec 3, 2022

Enjoy a winter market, a lighted parade at 5:30 p.m., and the lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.

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