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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If you love trains, join them to see a variety of model trains and layouts.
A festival celebrating local artists, makers and creators. Free admission.
Two music majors from the Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University) and Emma Wilson will be accompanied by Music Director Colin Andrews in a recital. This is free an open to the public.
Paint your own vintage Christmas tree or truck, just like grandma’s. The cost is $38 to $114, depending upon what you register to paint. The price includes a beverage from the bar.
Taste Portuguese wines while enjoying light snacks and learning about an upcoming trip to the wine regions of Spain and Portugal.
Shop for crafts, gifts, fudge, cheese balls, sweet breads and homemade cookies.
Shop for items in advance of the holidays at this craft and vendor fair.
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.
Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Franklin with incentives, coffee and donuts.
Shop for more 50 vendors.
Enjoy a Christmas performance by the Chordlighters barber shop group and special guest The Capitol City Chorus.
This home opens each year so people can see the 70 Christmas trees, a 212-piece Christmas village, 30 Nativity sets and hundreds of other decorations.
The works of students from all levels 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.
The Johnson County Public Library welcomes New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Jan Brett.
Franklin College instrumental students will present a Holiday Instrumental Concert.
The Santa Train comes to Bargersville and brings Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus for all to see.
Enjoy a chance for families to have breakfast and get pictures with Santa. Click on the link for ticket information.
Enjoy festive activities all day and lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.
The Johnson County Public Library welcomes New York Times best-selling author Toni Adeyemi.
In this puppet show, Dennis the Elf sets out to bake a gingerbread cookie for Santa, but a mischievous orange hand and mixed up ingredients spoil his plans. It’s up to the audience to provide a helping hand to save the day.
Every year, Santa makes an appearance in Greenwood and has breakfast with the kids.
Vendors from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana will be selling furniture, advertising, primitives, jewelry, glassware, art, turquoise, lighting and more.
Enjoy the most festive concert of the year, with Christmas favorites under the spotlights.
Enjoy an evening cabaret featuring Jake McDuffee.