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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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 9 - 10, 2021

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Camp-O-Ween

Camp-O-Ween

Oct 9, 2021

Halloween fun for campers.

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Don Elbreg Concert

Don Elbreg Concert

Oct 9, 2021

Enjoy the folk, rock, blues, bluegrass and country music of Don Elbreg.

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Heartland Film Festival

Heartland Film Festival

Oct 11 - 14, 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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Purse Bingo event

Purse Bingo event

Oct 14, 2021

Enjoy purse bingo with the chance to win purses from Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors.

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Roy E. Tillotson Alumni Golf Tournament

Roy E. Tillotson Alumni Golf Tournament

Oct 15, 2021

The Roy E. Tillotson Alumni Golf Tournament will be held at Hillview Country Club in Franklin.

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Kelsay Farms fun fall weekend

Kelsay Farms fun fall weekend

Oct 15 - 17, 2021

Hayrides, straw bale mountain, corn maze and more.

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Luke Buck Annual Gallery Show

Luke Buck Annual Gallery Show

Oct 15, 2021

Come see the scenic landscapes and wildlife paintings of Luke Buck in the Generation Art & Frame gallery.

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Faculty Recital

Faculty Recital

Oct 15, 2021

The recital will showcase faculty embers of the Franklin College Music Department. It will feature a wide range of musical talents. Admission is free.

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Gutty's presents: Griff

Gutty's presents: Griff

Oct 15 - 16, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Griff.

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Hoosier Fall Festival

Hoosier Fall Festival

Oct 16 - 17, 2021

Enjoy amusement park rides, live entertainment, kids activities, an exotic petting zoo and vendors during this two-day festival.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 16 - 17, 2021

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

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Apple Works concert

Apple Works concert

Oct 16 - 17, 2021

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Oct 16, 2021

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

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Indiana Live Steamers Public Rides

Indiana Live Steamers Public Rides

Oct 16, 2021

Enjoy scenic train rides

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Bomar and Ritter concert

Bomar and Ritter concert

Oct 16, 2021

This musical duo plays contemporary folk/pop music. Tickets are $10.

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Team Trust Workshop

Team Trust Workshop

Oct 21, 2021

This workshop will offer a core understanding of the foundations of a functional team and psychological safety principles to build trust in teams.

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Bourbon Tasting

Bourbon Tasting

Oct 21, 2021

Celebrate the Johnson County Community Foundation’s 30th anniversary with a bourbon tasting event.

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Kelsay Farms fun fall weekends

Kelsay Farms fun fall weekends

Oct 22 - 24, 2021

Corn maze, hayrides, straw bale mountain and more.

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Greenwood Monster Mash

Greenwood Monster Mash

Oct 22, 2021

A Halloween party with lots of fun activities.

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Daily Journal Street Party

Daily Journal Street Party

Oct 22, 2021

The Daily Journal Street Party, which runs from 6 to 10 p.m., features food trucks serving great eats starting at 6 p.m. and a live band with music to dance to starting at 7 p.m.

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Gutty's presents: Brent Reed and Gordan Douglas

Gutty's presents: Brent Reed and Gordan Douglas

Oct 22 - 23, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Brent Reed and Gordan Douglas.

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Night Lights

Night Lights

Oct 22, 2021

Come downtown and enjoy live music on the 4th Friday of each month, then stick around and see a light display revealed when the sun sets.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 23 - 24, 2021

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

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Women's Football Alliance Fundraiser

Women's Football Alliance Fundraiser

Oct 23, 2021

Head to Hi-Way Lanes for bowling and a silent auction supporting Indiana’s only semi-professional women’s tackle football team, the Columbus Vanguards.

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ACC Trunk or Treat

ACC Trunk or Treat

Oct 23, 2021

This event is for individuals and families affected by autism to have a good time while getting treats and learning about local autism resources.

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Cookie Decorating Class

Cookie Decorating Class

Oct 23, 2021

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

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Franklin Halloween Town

Franklin Halloween Town

Oct 23, 2021

Halloween 5K, food vendors, trick or treating in downtown Franklin, Halloween movie, haunted tours.

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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 23 - 24, 2021

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Scarecrow Masquerade Ball

Scarecrow Masquerade Ball

Oct 23, 2021

Celebrate all the great scarecrows that graced the area during October’s Scarecrow Madness and enjoy a fun costume party.

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Engaged Indiana Wedding Show

Engaged Indiana Wedding Show

Oct 24, 2021

The Indianapolis Bride will be hosting a wedding planning experience where you can meet creative wedding professionals from all around the greater Indianapolis area.

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Forget-Me-Not Designer Purse Bingo

Forget-Me-Not Designer Purse Bingo

Oct 27, 2021

Enjoy purse bingo to benefit Johnson County Senior Services.

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Cookie Decorating Class

Cookie Decorating Class

Oct 27, 2021

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

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Center Grove Education Foundation Purse Bingo

Center Grove Education Foundation Purse Bingo

Oct 28, 2021

Come for an evening of food and fun as money is raised to support Center Grove students and teachers.

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Creative Grounds Presents: How I Became a Pirate

Creative Grounds Presents: How I Became a Pirate

Oct 28 - 31, 2021

Enjoy a production of How I Became a Pirate by the Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy.

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Kelsay Farms fall festivities

Kelsay Farms fall festivities

Oct 29 - 31, 2021

Corn maze, straw bale mountain, hayrides and more.

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