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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Gutty's presents: Joey I.L.O.

Gutty's presents: Joey I.L.O.

Oct 29 - 30, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Joey I.L.O.

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Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Jenkins Farm Market Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Oct 30 - 31, 2021

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

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Music at The Apple Works

Music at The Apple Works

Oct 30 - 31, 2021

Apples, activities for the kids and music.

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Trick or Treat at Kelsay Farms

Trick or Treat at Kelsay Farms

Oct 30, 2021

Enjoy trick or treating through the corn maze.

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Porchtober

Porchtober

Oct 30, 2021

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

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Oct 30, 2021

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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Pick N Grin

Pick N Grin

Oct 30, 2021

Come to play music (all instruments and voices welcome) or listen.

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Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival

Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival

Oct 31, 2021

Lots of Halloween fun.

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Trick or Treat hours

Trick or Treat hours

Oct 31, 2021

Johnson County trick-or-treating hours.

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Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

Nov 5 - 6, 2021

Shop, eat and enjoy the downtown.

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Throwback Prom Night

Throwback Prom Night

Nov 5, 2021

Celebrate the Johnson County Community Foundation’s 30th anniversary with a throwback prom night event.

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Gutty's presents: Aaron Weber

Gutty's presents: Aaron Weber

Nov 5 - 6, 2021

Gutty’s presents the comedy of Aaron Weber.

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Antique Show & Sale

Antique Show & Sale

Nov 6, 2021

Annual antique show with food service.

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Dining in the Dark

Dining in the Dark

Nov 10, 2021

Experience food and conversation as you may never have before – without your sight. Your remaining senses are rewired to savor the taste and smell of your dining experience.

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Creative Grounds Presents: Cinderella

Creative Grounds Presents: Cinderella

Nov 11 - 14, 2021

Enjoy a production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella by the Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy.

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

Nov 13, 2021

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

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Trace Thompson & Another Road

Trace Thompson & Another Road

Nov 13, 2021

Enjoy a country music concert with Trace Thompson.

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Fairy Tale Theater Production

Fairy Tale Theater Production

Nov 14, 2021

Enjoy live theatre.

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U-paint Ceramic Christmas Tree or Vintage Truck with Tree

U-paint Ceramic Christmas Tree or Vintage Truck with Tree

Nov 17, 2021

Paint your own vintage Christmas ceramic tree, truck, or snowman. The cost depends upon the item chosen. The price includes a beverage from the bar. Click the link to register.

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The Work-Life Balancing Act Workshop

The Work-Life Balancing Act Workshop

Nov 19, 2021

Attendees to this workshop will learn to evaluate their resilience, examine areas for self-renewal, and identify target areas to enhance personal and professional rejuvenation.

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Christmas Market at the Mercantile

Christmas Market at the Mercantile

Nov 20, 2021

Shop at Farm Girl Mercantile and also browse the vendors who will set up outside for this fun event. There will also live music, wine and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

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Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Columbus Area Railroad Club open house

Nov 20, 2021

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

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Addison Johnson concert

Addison Johnson concert

Nov 20, 2021

Enjoy a concert with Americana and bluegrass singer Addison Johnson.

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Handmade + Heartfelt Festival

Handmade + Heartfelt Festival

Nov 21, 2021

A festival celebrating local artists, makers and creators. Free admission.

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Christmas at the Park

Christmas at the Park

Nov 26 - Dec 26, 2021

Experience an interactive light show with 500,000 LED lights, Santa visits and more on select nights.

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Fall Artist Showcase

Fall Artist Showcase

Nov 27, 2021

Come see great local art, shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, hear live music and enjoy refreshments.

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50-foot MegaTree Viewing

50-foot MegaTree Viewing

Nov 29 - Dec 31, 2021

The town of New Whiteland is displaying its unique 50-foot MegaTree, which is a giant, electronically lighted light show experience.

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U-paint Ceramic Christmas Tree, Vintage Truck or Snowman

U-paint Ceramic Christmas Tree, Vintage Truck or Snowman

Nov 30, 2021

Paint your own vintage Christmas tree, truck, or snowman. The cost depends upon what you register to paint.

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Franklin Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Franklin Holiday Lighting and Winter Market

Dec 4, 2021

Enjoy festive activities all day, a lighted parade at 5:30 p.m., and the lighting at the courthouse at 7 p.m.

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Dec 4, 2021

Come to Old Town Atrium for food, drinks, treats, games and a Santa photo opportunity. Please bring a new, unopened toy to donate.

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KiD CiTY Christmas

KiD CiTY Christmas

Dec 4, 2021

Enjoy a unique photo opportunity and enjoy other holiday fun.

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Lighted Trail

Lighted Trail

Dec 4 - 31, 2021

Come to the Greenwood Amphitheater to enjoy a lighted trail powered by Duke energy.

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Six Thinking Hats Workshop

Six Thinking Hats Workshop

Dec 10, 2021

At this workshop, you’ll learn a process to streamline decision making and ensure you’re looking at all angles.

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Jim Hayden & The Country Playboys

Jim Hayden & The Country Playboys

Dec 10, 2021

Enjoy real country music from the 1960s and 1990s with fiddle and steel guitar.

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Breakfast with Santa in Greenwood

Breakfast with Santa in Greenwood

Dec 11, 2021

Every year, Santa makes an appearance in Greenwood and has breakfast with the kids.

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Antique & Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Market

Dec 11, 2021

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

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