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. 11 to Dec. 24 for pictures with Santa. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made using the website link.
Enjoy ice skating on the synthetic rink set up at the Franklin amphitheater.
The town of New Whiteland is displaying its unique 50-foot MegaTree, which is a giant, electronically lighted light show experience.
Come to Johnson County Museum to see all the decorated Christmas trees.
Come view and purchase a variety of art in every price range, plus greeting cards.
Enjoy music from three Franklin College choral groups.
The Santa Train comes to Bargersville and brings Santa Claus for all to see.
This event for ladies features special guests Bronzz Beauty, Amy’s Ice Paradise, Sweet-Lee Made, Huckaby’s Smokehouse BBQ, and Santa.
Enjoy dinner, a program, live music, and a silent and live auction.
Parents get a night out while their kids enjoy a pizza party, Christmas cookies and a magic show.
Enjoy a magical holiday experience with larger-than-life decorations, lights, hot cocoa and a campfire.
Learn to make a glitter tumbler during this class. Click the link to register.
Join Santa and his helpers for a breakfast buffet and bring your camera for photo opportunities.
Join a Christmas-themed group workout, then visit Santa from 10 to 11 a.m.
Come to Coffeehouse Five in Franklin to shop for holiday gifts from several local makers.
Enjoy a craft show which also includes food and a raffle. Admission is $1.
Enjoy a buffet breakfast, get your picture with Santa, and enjoy some craft time with some of Santa's helpers!
Purchase handmade items from kids and enjoy a live crafting table and holiday drinks by Fresh Pots Coffee.
Enjoy a festive shopping experience with a variety of craft vendors and holiday items.
Take a photo with the Grinch and enjoy story time, crafts, activities and more.
Decorate an ornament for $1 from noon to 7 p.m., enjoy a face painting station all day and get photos with Krampus after 6 p.m.
Make your own loaf (10 bars) of goat milk soap. Click the link to sign up.
Enjoy a winter market, a lighted parade at 5:30 p.m., and the lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.
Santa will be at the museum for free pictures. Kids can enjoy a craft activity and viewing the Dec-a-Trees while waiting.
Visit beautiful homes, festively decorated for the holiday season.
Johnson County Public Library and Mutual Savings Bank host the annual Holiday Cookie Contest.
First Presbyterian Church of Franklin will offer a free Christmas Concert in conjunction with the Franklin Holiday Lighting.