Top 10 Signature Events

Festival Country Indiana, just south of Indy, is the place to go for a festive time. There’s always something going on, but these are our Top 10 Signature Events, plus two event series for your enjoyment. Check the website for the latest dates, times and details.

Hoosier Horse Park events
Multiple dates April through October
There are a variety of equestrian events at Hoosier Horse Park. Be sure to check the park website for this year’s lineup and directions to the park.
2949 East North Rd., Edinburgh
812-526-6809
http://jocoparks.com/johnson-county-park/hoosier-horse-park/

Picnic Concert Series at Mallow Run Winery
Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons May to September.
Mallow Run Winery invites lovers of music, food and wine to come out for a variety of concerts and food offerings.
Mallow Run Winery
6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville
317-422-1556
https://mallowrun.com/

Death & Taxes Day
April 27, 2019
Death & Taxes Day is an outdoor tasting festival and release event for Taxman’s special beer (Evasion), and this event features more than 30 Indiana breweries, select wineries, live music and local food trucks. This event sells out, so get your tickets early.
13 S. Baldwin St., Bargersville
317-458-0210
www.taxmanbrewing.com/

Strawberries on the Square
May 24, 2019
Celebrate the arrival of strawberry season with the serving of strawberries and other food, a special movie at the Historic Artcraft Theatre, a classic car cruise-in and live music.
East Court Street, Franklin
317-346-1258
www.discoverdowntownfranklin.com

Freedom Festival
June 29, 2019
This event at Craig Park includes a parade, a kids zone, and local food, beer and craft vendors. Indiana's best fireworks show concludes the evening.
10 E. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood
317-881-4545
http://www.greenwood.in.gov/topic/blocks.php?topicid=125&structureid=22

Firecracker Festival

July 3, 2019

Enjoy food, fireworks and more.

70 E. Monroe St., Franklin

317-736-3689

https://www.facebook.com/pg/FranklinParksAndRec/events/?ref=page_internal

Johnson County Fair

July 14-20, 2019
Come to the fairgrounds for rides, games, food, music and great events like the demolition derby.
250 Fairground St., Franklin
317-738-3247
http://www.johnsoncountyfair.com/

WAMMfest
August 17, 2019
This annual summer festival celebrates wine, art, music and microbrew. The musical lineup performs all day.
10 E. Smith Valley Rd., Greenwood
317-289-7575
www.wammfest.com

Hops & Vines Festival
August 3, 2019
Sample craft beers and Indiana wines while enjoying live music, food vendors and a classic car cruise-in at this family-friendly event. The Historic Artcraft Theatre is showing retro movies.
East Court Street, Franklin
317-346-1258
www.discoverdowntownfranklin.com

Heartnut Festival
Sept. 7, 2019
Come to Johnson County Park for craft booths, entertainment, train rides, demonstrations, kids activities, food and more. Be sure to check the park website for directions to the park.
2949 East North Rd., Edinburgh
812-526-6809
www.jocoparks.com

Rock the Clock
Sept. 28, 2019
This event features live music, local beer and wine vendors, food trucks and a variety of ways to connect with Greenwood’s downtown in a block-party atmosphere. All ages are welcome.
300 S. Madison Ave., Greenwood
317-881-4545
https://www.greenwood.in.gov/division/blocks.php?structureid=22

Franklin Fall Festival
Sept. 28, 2019
Downtown Franklin
Come to downtown Franklin for Fall Festival, featuring a downtown street fair, entertainment, food vendors, a parade, bounce houses, a beer garden, carriage rides, a dachshund derby and more.
70 E. Monroe St., Franklin
317-736-3689
http://www.franklin.in.gov/department/index.php?structureid=22