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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Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman's Family Farm

Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman's Family Farm

Sep 26 - Oct 31, 2020

Experience hayrides, a straw bale playground, miniature train rides, farm animals, a straw fort, a little farmer experience, a pumpkin patch and more.

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Harvest Adventures Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Adventures Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Sep 26 - Oct 31, 2020

Come to Dougherty Family Farms and enjoy their corn maze, free petting zoo and other activities around the farm.

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Scarecrow Madness

Scarecrow Madness

Oct 1 - 31, 2020

Buy a scarecrow to decorate for your home or business, or check the Scarecrow Madness website in October for a list of all the places you can go to see creatively decorated scarecrows.

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Southside Art League presents Robin Rossman

Southside Art League presents Robin Rossman

Oct 1 - 31, 2020

Come view the contemporary sculptures of Greenwood artist Robin Rossman, who works with bronze, clay, metallic oxides, acrylics and wax.

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Haunted Walking Tours

Haunted Walking Tours

Oct 2 - 30, 2020

SOLD OUT. Come to the visitor center at 6:30 p.m. on select Friday evenings in October for haunted walking tours.

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Skeletons in downtown Franklin

Skeletons in downtown Franklin

Oct 3 - 31, 2020

Come to downtown Franklin to see dozens of skeletons in various poses and outfits displayed inside and outside of the businesses.

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: MBTI in Teams

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: MBTI in Teams

Oct 27, 2020

This workshop is an effective tool for teams within an organization to better understand how the people they work with operate.

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Fighting to be Heard: The Women’s Suffrage Movement

Fighting to be Heard: The Women’s Suffrage Movement

Oct 29, 2020

The Johnson County Museum of History is hosting the opening of its newest exhibit, “Fighting to be Heard: The Women’s Suffrage Movement.”

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Strengths for Managers

Strengths for Managers

Oct 30, 2020

In this workshop, you will look at the relationship between strengths and management. You will explore how your personal strength profile can best be leveraged for effective management.

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Oct 30, 2020

Families are invited to dress up in costumes and see decorated car trunks and get lots of candy for the kids.

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Porchtober

Porchtober

Oct 30, 2020

Creative Council of Franklin will take over porches of downtown Franklin and feature local artists, musicians and performers.

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Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Mike Kaiser Poor Farm Haunted Corn Maze

Oct 30 - 31, 2020

Enjoy a haunted corn maze every Friday and Saturday night in October, weather permitting.

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Center Grove Craft Fair

Center Grove Craft Fair

Oct 31, 2020

Large craft show with 250 vendors.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 31, 2020

Enjoy a corn maze, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, and a fall market.

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Circus De La Morgue

Circus De La Morgue

Oct 31, 2020

The Rue Morgue Tattoo Gallery is having tours, an online costume contest, midway games and more.

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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 31, 2020

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Trick or Treat hours

Trick or Treat hours

Oct 31, 2020

Johnson County trick-or-treating hours.

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Boos & Booze Halloween Party

Boos & Booze Halloween Party

Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2020

Come enjoy a costume contest, DJ, giveaways and drink specials.

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Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Nov 3 - 14, 2020

Shop, eat and enjoy the downtown.

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Sign Stenciling Class

Sign Stenciling Class

Nov 5, 2020

Learn stenciling techniques using JRV stencils to make a holiday sign. Cost is $30 and you will leave with a completed 12 x 16 stenciled wooden sign for the holidays!

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First Friday in Bargersville

First Friday in Bargersville

Nov 6, 2020

Join Portal Unlimited, Pump House Antiques, Bargersville Wellness, The Hope Gallery, and other businesses for a special First Friday event.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Nov 6 - 8, 2020

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, fun and murder. Use your sleuthing skills to be the first to figure out the murderer.

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Holiday Craft & Gift Market

Holiday Craft & Gift Market

Nov 7, 2020

Kick start your shopping season with a festive offering of holiday gifts and decorations. The market will take place in the hotel conference room.

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Antique Show & Sale

Antique Show & Sale

Nov 7, 2020

Annual antique show with food service.

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Barbecue, Boots and Bourbon

Barbecue, Boots and Bourbon

Nov 7, 2020

Put on your boots and Western wear and enjoy a night of partying to raise money for Youth Connections.

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Midwest Rhythm Exchange

Midwest Rhythm Exchange

Nov 7, 2020

Enjoy jazz, Americana and bluegrass music.

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Paint a Vintage Christmas Tree

Paint a Vintage Christmas Tree

Nov 12, 2020

Paint your own vintage Christmas tree, just like grandma had, or a truck or gnome.

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Working with Difficult People

Working with Difficult People

Nov 13, 2020

This workshop teaches how to work with difficult people while giving insight into some of the reasons behind others' negative behavior.

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

Nov 14, 2020

Vendors from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana will be selling furniture, advertising, primitives, jewelry, glassware, art, turquoise, lighting and more.

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Gobble 5K Run/Walk

Gobble 5K Run/Walk

Nov 14, 2020

Enjoy a family-friendly run/walk through historic Edinburgh.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Nov 20, 2020

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, fun and murder. Use your sleuthing skills to be the first to figure out the murderer.

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Christmas Market at the Mercantile

Christmas Market at the Mercantile

Nov 21, 2020

Shop at Farm Girl Mercantile and also check out the vendors, live music and food set up outside for this fun event.

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Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Nov 21, 2020

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

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Greenwood Aglow and Kris Kringle Market

Greenwood Aglow and Kris Kringle Market

Nov 21, 2020

CANCELED. The Christmas season will be celebrated from with holiday craft-making, carriage rides, photos with Santa and more. In addition, there will be a Kris Kringle Market.

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White River Rambler live

White River Rambler live

Nov 21, 2020

Enjoy old school country music.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Nov 22, 2020

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, fun and murder. Use your sleuthing skills to be the first to figure out the murderer.

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