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.

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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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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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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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Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga

May 4 - Sep 28, 2019

Enjoy goat yoga under the pagoda every Saturday from May to September.

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Music on the patio at Vino Villa

Music on the patio at Vino Villa

May 4 - Oct 5, 2019

This restaurant has great food an frequent live entertainment on the patio or inside at the wine bar.

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The Suds Saturday Cruise-In

The Suds Saturday Cruise-In

May 11 - Oct 19, 2019

Join all the gear heads, hot rodders, muscle cars fans, and daily driving enthusiasts for a cruise-in every Saturday night (weather permitting) from spring to fall.

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Bargersville Farmers Market

Bargersville Farmers Market

Aug 21, 2019

Enjoy a farmers market in this charming town which has its roots in agriculture.

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African Children’s Choir

African Children’s Choir

Aug 21, 2019

The African Children’s Choir is coming to Franklin, and the beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances melt the hearts of audiences everywhere.

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Get 2 Know Disc Golf

Get 2 Know Disc Golf

Aug 22, 2019

Learn about disc golf from a staff member. Meet at Coyote Trace Disc Golf Course at Johnson County Park.

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Summer Car Cruise-in

Summer Car Cruise-in

Aug 23, 2019

The fourth Friday of every month, from May to October, there will be a classic car cruise-in.

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Canvas Clash

Canvas Clash

Aug 23, 2019

Watch as competitors create art in 20 minutes, right in front of you. There are three rounds of competition – all leading to one ultimate art warrior.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

Aug 24, 2019

Fresh produce and more.

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Whiteland Farmers Market & More

Whiteland Farmers Market & More

Aug 24, 2019

Find fruits, vegetables and local, unique products.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

Aug 24, 2019

Farm produce and more.

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Sheriff’s Charity Ride

Sheriff’s Charity Ride

Aug 24, 2019

A motorcycle ride to benefit Johnson County charities.

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Grand Gala Celebration

Grand Gala Celebration

Aug 24 - 25, 2019

Come to The Apple Works for fresh apples and apple treats.

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Live Music at Main & Madison

Live Music at Main & Madison

Aug 24, 2019

As part of Ethos Celebration of the Arts, stop in to Main & Madison throughout the day and enjoy live music from local musicians.

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Live Art Demonstration and Show

Live Art Demonstration and Show

Aug 24, 2019

Enjoy live art demonstrations by watercolorist Luke Buck and scratchboard artist Patrick Norris. There will be more than 30 local artists displaying their work and appearing throughout the day.

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Chamber Color Bash 5K

Chamber Color Bash 5K

Aug 24, 2019

This event features a 5K colored chalk run, music, food trucks and more.

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Creative Council of Franklin Art Events

Creative Council of Franklin Art Events

Aug 24, 2019

Come to the Artcraft Cottage to see the photographs of Bobbi Whittemore and go to The Elevator to see the paintings of John Strickland.

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Community Art Show

Community Art Show

Aug 24, 2019

Visit Johnson County Museum for a community art show that is part of the Ethos Celebration of the Arts.

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Mural unveiling at The Mint

Mural unveiling at The Mint

Aug 24, 2019

The Mint will unveil its new mural by local artist Michelle “Mickiebon” Tackitt. The artist will be onsite for a meet and greet throughout the day.

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Greater Greenwood Community Band Concert Band Festival

Greater Greenwood Community Band Concert Band Festival

Aug 24, 2019

Several bands from across Indiana will provide back-to-back entertainment. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. This event is free and there are food options.

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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Aug 24, 2019

Come to The Edinburgh Pixy Theatre for the movie Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero. This animated movie, based on a true story, is about a young Army private and his dog in World War I. Learn more at an after-movie event.

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Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Aug 24, 2019

This all-day event features a juried art fair, music, food, arts programming and more.

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Sedona Station performance

Sedona Station performance

Aug 24, 2019

Come to Richard’s Brick Oven Pizza to enjoy pizza and the music of Sedona Station as they perform on the patio.

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Picnic Concert Series at Mallow Run Winery – My Yellow Rickshaw

Picnic Concert Series at Mallow Run Winery – My Yellow Rickshaw

Aug 24 - 25, 2019

Mallow Run Winery invites lovers of music, food and wine to come out for a variety of concerts and food offerings.

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