No festival is complete without a clown and the Red Skelton Tribute Festival as Vincennes honors America’s favorite. Red’s hometown hosts the biggest clown parade in the Midwest. Expect face painting, balloon animals, kid games and good food, too.
There’s always excitement at the All-American Country Hoedown in Campbellsburg! Events include a classic car show, scavenger hunt, street dance, craft booths, antique tractor show, tractor pulls, petting zoo, pony rides and parade. Yee-haw!
For over 100 years, the English Reunion Festival has been held in the town of English in Crawford County. Families and visitors of all ages enjoy the parade, carnival rides, food booths, arts and crafts, mini tractor pull and Veteran's recognition.
Celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks in the sky and a catfish sandwich in your hand. The Shoals Catfish Festival serves up delicious catfish that’s fresh and piping hot. Enjoy the Great Catfish Parade, catfish bridge fishing and catfish cooking contests, too!
Willkommen! The Jasper Strassenfest is a family-oriented street festival highlighting German music, food, dancing and traditional events and activities. You’ll also find carnival rides, games, a parade and car show throughout the heart of German-influenced Jasper’s downtown.
For over 50 years, the Schweizer Fest in Tell City, annually celebrates this area’s Swiss heritage. The festival also includes an exhibit market, live entertainment, food, amusement rides and games in a family-friendly environment.
The Official Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Championships are held Labor Day weekend in Princeton. Visitors enjoy a weekend full of bluegrass and old time music entertainment as well as a car show, demolition derby, carnival rides and one of the area’s largest parades!
Nearly 650 Old Order Amish families make their homes in Daviess County, Indiana. The Amish Quilt Auction held in Cannelburg features authentic Amish quilt artistry. The editors of the national Quilter’s World Magazine designated the annual quilt auction as a “must-see” event.
What’s a persimmon? Find out at the Persimmon Festival in Mitchell and try some award-winning persimmon pudding after you’ve experienced the parade, carnival rides, music and more.
(PS- It is a locally-grown fruit.)
The Newburgh Fiddler Fest is a weekend full of live music performances, a beer garden and family activities. Listen to the Big Whopper Contest where participants tell family-appropriate tall tales. A local favorite at the event is a “Fiddler Dinner,” catfish served with corn and cole slaw.
Featured in Midwest Living Magazine, Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany is one of Indiana’s largest events. Don’t miss the juried art show, concerts at the Riverfront Amphitheatre, vendor/food booths and a parade.