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.

Skip below the red buttons to see the complete list of events! Or, you can click on the red buttons below to submit an event or see the recurring events.

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Birdies and Paws Charity Golf Outing

Birdies and Paws Charity Golf Outing

Sep 30, 2021

Enjoy a golf outing to raise money for a service dog training program.

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Here We Grow Again–Indy South Kids Consignment Sale

Here We Grow Again–Indy South Kids Consignment Sale

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2021

Browse more than 40,000 items for kids from more than 200 families.

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JCCF Golf Outing

JCCF Golf Outing

Sep 30, 2021

Enjoy a golf outing to celebrate the Johnson County Community Foundation’s 30th anniversary.

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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Sep 30, 2021

Find fresh produce and other goods from local producers.

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Scarecrow Madness

Scarecrow Madness

Oct 1 - 30, 2021

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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Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman's Family Farm

Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman's Family Farm

Oct 1 - 31, 2021

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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Southside Art League presents Wyatt LeGrand

Southside Art League presents Wyatt LeGrand

Oct 1 - 29, 2021

Southside Art League will be exhibiting the oil paintings of Wyatt LeGrand. Many of the paintings will be for sale.

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Kelsay Farms fall fun weekend

Kelsay Farms fall fun weekend

Oct 1 - 3, 2021

Corn maze, hayrides, straw bale mountain and more.

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Oct 1, 2021

A free outdoor movie experience.

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Gutty’s presents: Byron Trimble

Gutty’s presents: Byron Trimble

Oct 1 - 2, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Byron Trimble. Click the website link for tickets.

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Fit at the Farm 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Fit at the Farm 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile kids fun run at Kelsay Farms.

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A Bit of Whimsy Holiday Craft Show

A Bit of Whimsy Holiday Craft Show

Oct 2, 2021

The craft show offers a wide range of wares from local artisans.

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Go Grizzly Cub Run

Go Grizzly Cub Run

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy a 5K and 1-mile run/walk event to benefit Franklin Education Connection and Franklin Community Schools.

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Native Trees For Hoosier Landscapes

Native Trees For Hoosier Landscapes

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy educational sessions and a native tree and shrub sale.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 2 - 3, 2021

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

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Craft Fair & Bake Sale

Craft Fair & Bake Sale

Oct 2, 2021

Find holiday gift-giving ideas at this Craft Fair & Bake Sale. Booth spaces are available. Admission is free.

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Fall Scarecrow Fest

Fall Scarecrow Fest

Oct 2 - 3, 2021

Enjoy a corn maze, antique tractor show, hayrides, food trucks, kids games and a bounce house, live music, and the chance to buy pumpkins and mums.

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Fall Vintage Fest

Fall Vintage Fest

Oct 2, 2021

Come to downtown Franklin for the Franklin Fall Vintage Festival, featuring a downtown street fair and vintage item dealers.

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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 2 - 3, 2021

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Cookie Decorating Class

Cookie Decorating Class

Oct 2, 2021

During this class, kids will decorate themed cookies step-by-step taught by The Blissful Baker.

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Fall Bash

Fall Bash

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy live music, food and drinks at this event at Bargersville Town Hall.

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Summer Car Cruise-in

Summer Car Cruise-in

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy a car cruise-in as part of Hops & Vines Festival.

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Hops & Vines Festival

Hops & Vines Festival

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy beer, wine, music and more in downtown Franklin.

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Picnic Concert Series at Mallow Run Winery – Southern Accents

Picnic Concert Series at Mallow Run Winery – Southern Accents

Oct 2, 2021

Enjoy food trucks, wine and the music of Southern Accents, a Tom Petty tribute band.

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True Colors workshop

True Colors workshop

Oct 7, 2021

Through guided activities, attendees will discover their True Colors Personality Spectrum and learn how it affects their personal and professional relationships.

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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Oct 7, 2021

Find fresh produce and other goods from local producers.

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Heartland Film Festival

Heartland Film Festival

Oct 7 - 17, 2021

The Historic Artcraft Theatre in downtown Franklin is an official venue for the Heartland Film Festival. They are screening several films.

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Miniature Building Exhibit at the Museum

Miniature Building Exhibit at the Museum

Oct 7, 2021

Come to Johnson County Museum for the grant opening event for the museum’s new miniatures exhibit.

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“The Importance of Being Ernest” Production

“The Importance of Being Ernest” Production

Oct 7 - 10, 2021

Written by Oscar Wilde in 1895, this popular and enduring comedy follows the exploits of friends Jack and Algernon who concoct elaborate deceptions to engage their love interests, Gwendolen and Cecily.

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Kelsay Farms fall fun weekends

Kelsay Farms fall fun weekends

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Corn maze, hayrides, straw mountain and more.

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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

Oct 8 - 10, 2021

Celebrate fall with fall food, live music and wine.

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Art Unleashed

Art Unleashed

Oct 8, 2021

Enjoy a dinner, drinks, desserts, silent auction, live auction, one-of-a-kind art, a DJ and dancing.

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Fishers of Men concert

Fishers of Men concert

Oct 8, 2021

Enjoy a concert featuring Christian contemporary, southern gospel and original music.

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Gutty’s presents: Chris Young

Gutty’s presents: Chris Young

Oct 8 - 9, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Chris Young.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 9 - 10, 2021

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

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

Oct 9, 2021

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

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