Summer is in full swing in Southern Indiana! Celebrate America’s birthday with fireworks, taste a famous Knox County melon, rev up your engine with a show, lace up your hiking shoes to enjoy tons of trails, and quench your thirst with delicious craft beer or even a cup of joe. Whatever you do, dive into fun in Southern Indiana!
Fireworks in Santa Claus, Indiana, and Nearby
The 4th of July is right around the corner. And that means one thing: Fireworks! The skies all around the Santa Claus, Indiana, area will soon light up with a burst of brilliant color. Want to watch the show? Here’s where to find fireworks!
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Now in Season
Summer is FINALLY in full swing and that means relaxing in a lawn chair, taking the kiddos for a swim, and picnicking but one of the best parts of summer can be found at our local farmer’s market! Stock up on your favorite fruits, vegetables, and shop for beautiful flowers for your garden. The starting line-up includes berries, sweet corn, green onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, summer squash, zucchini, cantaloupes and peaches. Look for the famous Knox County watermelons to arrive in July! Read more HERE.
Gibson is for Gearheads
If it revs, if it vrooms, if it occasionally goes boom, Gibson County celebrates it all summer with car shows, tractor pulls, motocross, ATV rides, demo derby and of course racing at Tri-State Speedway. Around Gibson County, they say the area is for gearheads — not only is Toyota the largest employer, meaning many talented locals are building cars from the ground up, but the county is chock full of machine people who like to soup up and trick out every kind of ride from Jeep to ATV to even golf carts. Read more HERE.
7 Must Try Breweries in Southern Indiana
Thirsty for a craft brew? Sample one of the seven breweries in New Albany, Jeffersonville, and Clarksville. The New Albanian is the first of the area’s breweries still brewing. It began production in 2002. Since then, Floyd and Clark counties are home to a number of breweries – serving an array of styles – for both the veteran craft beer nerd and the craft beer curious. If you’re looking for a place to spend your next weekend, take a look at these recommendations! Read more HERE.
4 Southern Indiana Hikes from Most Accessible to Most Challenging
Check out these southern Indiana hikes, all within 40 minutes (and often much less) from downtown Corydon. Some trails are a mile long and have gravel or paved paths, while the Adventure Hiking Trail is a rugged 25.5 miles long! Many trails, particularly at O’Bannon Woods State Park, fall somewhere in between, meaning there’s something for every hiker (Or mountain biker or horseback rider!) in Harrison County. Read more HERE.
Hot Spot Coffee Shops
What better way to start the morning off strong with a piping hot cup of joe? When you walk into any of these Lawrence County coffee shops you will be greeted by the delightful smell of fresh roasted coffee in the air and a friendly face behind the counter. Read more HERE.
The Southern Indiana region spans from Evansville to Jeffersonville with a variety of activities. Need ideas? We can help. Explore our site to find things to do, upcoming events, and more!