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.

The full list of events is shown below. Or, you can click here to see our Top Events This Year. 

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Tumor Takedown Tailgate

Tumor Takedown Tailgate

Apr 28, 2019

This fundraiser to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society will feature live music, food and more.

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Art Exhibit: The Art of Students

Art Exhibit: The Art of Students

Apr 30 - May 13, 2019

The works of students from all level of studio art classes will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

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Collaboration and Effective Communication Workshop

Collaboration and Effective Communication Workshop

May 1, 2019

Learn how to communicate more effectively in teams, whether at work or in a volunteer setting. Cost to attend is $49 per person.

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Southside Art League presents Kristen Kloss

Southside Art League presents Kristen Kloss

May 1 - 31, 2019

Come view the abstract paintings of Kristen Kloss, a resident of the south side of Indianapolis. All the paintings are for sale.

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Senior Expo

Senior Expo

May 2, 2019

The Social of Greenwood will host its annual Senior Expo, which boasts more than 75 vendors and is free to the community.

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Pick, Peel, Preserve: Canning in Johnson County

Pick, Peel, Preserve: Canning in Johnson County

May 2, 2019

Join the Johnson County Museum of History for the opening of their new featured exhibit.

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Franklin College Choral Concert

Franklin College Choral Concert

May 3 - 4, 2019

Three choirs perform.

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Art for the Ages community art show

Art for the Ages community art show

May 3 - 31, 2019

Come to Greenwood Public Library for the Art for the Ages community art show. Opening reception is 6 to 8 p.m. May 3.

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Kentucky Derby Party at the Sycamore

Kentucky Derby Party at the Sycamore

May 3, 2019

Put on your best Kentucky Derby attire (a festive hat is the key) and enjoy drinks, heavy appetizers, live music from Tastes Like Chicken, and more.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 4, 2019

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Whiteland FFA Spring Flower Sale

Whiteland FFA Spring Flower Sale

May 4, 2019

This annual flower sale features flowers grown by agriculture students and FFA members. There will also be a few vegetable starters available for purchase.

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Family Fun Color Walk/Run

Family Fun Color Walk/Run

May 4, 2019

You and your family can join Strive to Make an Impact on May 4 for a fun color run to generate raise awareness for sexual abuse and raise money for a nonprofit designed to build safer communities.

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Johnson County Garden Celebration

Johnson County Garden Celebration

May 4, 2019

This annual event includes indoor and outdoor vendors, and workshops related to gardening.

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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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Kentucky Derby Party

Kentucky Derby Party

May 4 - 5, 2019

Come to The Mint, a 21 and older classic Kentucky bourbon and cocktail bar, and enjoy one of their famous mint juleps or other drinks while celebrating the Kentucky Derby.

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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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Voices Spring Concert

Voices Spring Concert

May 4 - 5, 2019

The Voices will be performing their spring concert, Joyful Noise: Songs of Praise and Inspiration, at Johnson County Museum.

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Sizzle – Dinner & Show

Sizzle – Dinner & Show

May 9 - Jun 9, 2019

Enjoy a dinner and a show featuring a sassy revue for those who loved Moulin Rouge, Victor Victoria or burlesque.

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Mother’s Day Wood Painting Party at Vino Villa

Mother’s Day Wood Painting Party at Vino Villa

May 9, 2019

You are invited to a Mother's Day Wood Painting Party at Vino Villa in Greenwood. This is not free hand painting. You’ll use vinyl stencils to help you make a beautiful sign.

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Spring Instrumental Concert

Spring Instrumental Concert

May 9, 2019

Franklin College instrumental students will present a Spring Instrumental Concert.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 11, 2019

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

May 11, 2019

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

May 11, 2019

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

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Touch-a-Truck

Touch-a-Truck

May 11, 2019

Children can climb upon, learn about and explore vehicles, including farm equipment, a school bus, a fire truck, construction equipment and more.

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Cancer Sucks Ride

Cancer Sucks Ride

May 11, 2019

Enjoy a motorcycle ride for charity.

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1 Year Beer-iversary Party

1 Year Beer-iversary Party

May 11, 2019

Join Nailers Brewing Company as they celebrate their first year in business. They are excited to share this special day with everyone, including a birthday cake beer release, launch of the mug program, and live music.

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Blue Jeans Ball

Blue Jeans Ball

May 11, 2019

Enjoy a benefit dinner and auction to support the Clark-Pleasant Education Foundation. Wear your favorite jeans and best bling.

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Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch

May 12, 2019

Come to Garment Factory Events, an event venue in a former garment factory, to enjoy a fabulous Mother's Day Brunch.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

May 12, 2019

Treat mom to a Mother’s Day brunch buffet featuring quiche, waffles with all the toppings, sausage, fruit, scones, sweets and more.

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Sycamore

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Sycamore

May 12, 2019

Enjoy a brunch buffet, cocktails, crafts for the kids, a special gift for mothers, live music and more. Click the website link for ticket information and menu.

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Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet and Car Show

Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet and Car Show

May 17 - 18, 2019

Over 500 vendor spaces with used and new auto parts and supplies for vintage vehicles, along with memorabilia, gas & oil antiques and more.

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USO of Indiana Golf Outing

USO of Indiana Golf Outing

May 17, 2019

Enjoy a day of golfing which includes lunch, refreshments on the course, a silent auction, and awards for the top three teams, longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt.

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Greenwood Farmers Market

Greenwood Farmers Market

May 18, 2019

Organized by the Old Town Greenwood Association, this market is open 8 a.m. to noon and features farm fresh produce and other items.

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Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

May 18, 2019

Enjoy in-season produce grown by local producers, plus more.

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Paw Print Painting

Paw Print Painting

May 18, 2019

Back by popular is the annual paw painting event. Create a timeless treasure of your fur baby with painted paw prints on an 8x8 tile.

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Loud Pipes 4 Lovable Pets Motorcycle Ride

Loud Pipes 4 Lovable Pets Motorcycle Ride

May 18, 2019

This charity motorcycle ride raises money for the Human Society of Johnson County.

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