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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Come to Greenwood Park Mall daily from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 for pictures with Santa. Check the website for a special event for pets, and other events for kids with special needs.
Experience an interactive light show with 500,000 LED lights, Santa visits and more on select nights between Nov. 29 and Dec. 28.
This home opens each year so people can see the 70 Christmas trees, a 212-piece Christmas village, 30 Nativity sets and hundreds of other decorations.
Come to the Greenwood Amphitheater to enjoy a lighting trail powered by Duke energy.
See a live baby reindeer and other animals.
Enjoy luminaries on the prairie walk, visit with beloved Christmas characters, pet a reindeer, make ornaments, listen to holiday music and more.
Enjoy a performance by the Joyful Sound hand bell choir, a group that promotes the art of English handbell ringing.
Every year, Santa makes an appearance in Greenwood and has breakfast with the kids.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! The Town of Edinburgh invites you to join them for the annual Holiday of Lights. Enjoy carriage rides through their luminary-lit historic downtown, get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, decorate cookies and sip on hot chocolate, and much more!
Center Grove Choirs is hosting an event that features breakfast, pictures with Santa, crafts, live music, and a character meet and greet. Online registration available.
Vendors from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana will be selling furniture, advertising, primitives, jewelry, glassware, art, turquoise, lighting and more.
Join Mrs. Claus for a day of cookie fun. Decorate your own cookies and chat with Mrs. Claus over a cup of hot cocoa.
Come to the winery’s cozy tasting room or toasty enclosed patio for live music, treats, wine and music.
Santa will be at the museum for free pictures. Kids can enjoy viewing the Dec-a-Trees while waiting.
Step into Bethlehem with the newborn King and everyone who celebrated his birth at this Living Nativity.
Enjoy the most festive concert of the year, with Christmas favorites under the spotlights.
Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Jake McDuffee.
Shop for items in advance of the holidays at this craft and vendor fair.
The Voices will be performing a holiday concert and the museum will be open to view the Dec-a-Trees. Cookies and refreshments will be served.
Enjoy a great dinner, a champagne toast and a big band production.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for this event, which includes music from DJ Tony Kirk and dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will be snacks, finger food and champagne provided.
Ring in the new year at one of Central Indiana’s finest event facilities. Enjoy live music from Tastes Like Chicken, dancing, cocktails, food stations, midnight ring in, and champagne toast.
Learn how to talk about your accomplishments in a positive way without bragging, and become a stronger advocate for yourself in many situations.
Enjoy dinner, drinks and a show featuring Broadway music and costumes.
If you love trains, join them the third Saturday of each month except September for an open house to see a variety of model trains and layouts.
Franklin College alumna Lisa Coffman will present a lecture on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration.
Purdue University’s premier women’s vocal ensemble comes to Franklin Community High School for a special performance.